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Atkinson Gallery Summer Show

Have a sneak peek at some of the artworks made by West Country artists on show – and for sale – in this year's exhibition

Every year the nationally recognised Atkinson Gallery offers emerging and established artists from the South West and beyond the chance to exhibit – and sell – their work in their Summer Show.

Hundreds of artists submit their paintings, ceramics, print, photos, drawings, sculptures and more, to the gallery but only a handful are chosen for exhibit.

The gallery’s Helen Allcock sent over a few of the artworks which made the final cut. Which one’s your favourite?

Garden by Jessica Scott, £200

A delicate watercolour evokes the summer but which plant or flower is it?


Oh My!  by Shelley Dyer Gibbins, £495

Self-taught artist and printmaker Shelley Dyer Gibbins worked in the design industry for over 20 years before discovering her father’s old carving tools and and starting to make her – now award-winning – lino cuts.

Shadows 21 by Nick Hais, £1,200

Love the shadows thrown onto the crazy paving by couple of wood and canvas chairs and a metal table in this acrylic work by Dorset-based Nick Hais.

Cape Cornwall by Terri Hagan, £1,300

Terri Hogan is inspire by the forces of nature and its effects on the land and seascape, especially around the stunning coastline of Penwith.

The Bachelor of Balintore by William Montgomery, £4,350

The Somerset-based artist decide to make this bronze of a highland red deer stag after seeing the animal while climbing one of the Scottish Munroes. Balintore is the house in Scotland his grandparents would holiday to many years ago.

Sunbathers, by Paul Ziemacki, £4800

Cornwall-based artist is Pathway Leader in Art & Design at Truro & Penwith College.


The Summer Show runs until Fri 2 August 2019, from Mon to Sat, 9.30am–5pm (closed on Sundays).

The Atkinson Gallery is at Millfield School in Street, with easy and free parking in the car park on Butleigh Road. Enter the school via the gatehouse opposite and you’ll be directed to the gallery.

Atkinson Gallery, Millfield School, Street, Somerset BA16 0YD. Tel 01458 444322.

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