All prints are available from the gallery please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
13:00: Introduction to Peter Hayes and his practice (45 mins)
14:30: Live raku pit fire demonstration (outside and weather dependant)
Refreshments will be served throughout the day and the event is free to attend.
MEDITATIONS by Ben Allen
15TH JUNE – 29TH JULY 2017
“Stylistically experimental and pulsating with life, Ben Allen’s new abstract paintings, at first sight, seem to be born from sixties America – Painters like Frank Stella and Kenneth Noland. The more I look, and paintings need time to reveal themselves, I see Allen is appropriating the language of Modernism for a new audience…”
MOON JAR by Chris Prindl
Circle is pleased to announce new works by local potter Chris Prindl.
Prindl had been making pots since 1987 with Toshiko Takaezu while at Princeton University and in 1990 became an apprentice to Takao Okazaki in Yamagata, Japan. He introducing exquisite Japanese ceramic techniques in his form and glaze.
TATE FILMS / MARK JENKIN
Saturday 25th March 2017
16:00 – 19:00 The Paddock Room
Please join us for TATE Film Club curated by Wadebridge Look Group and Circle Contemporary Gallery. We are excited to announce we will be joined by Mark Jenkin who will present 3 short films of choice and be available for an interesting Q&A.
ZEPHYR SERIES BY JOHN O’CARROLL
DEC 2016 – MARCH 10TH 2017
Working from his studio in Circle Contemporary Gallery John’s work and new ‘Zephyr’ series speaks about the landscape of change and transition and becomes part of it Representing light, absorbing it and changing it – employing the processes of alchemy, wind, erosion and time in the making.
TATE LOOK GROUPS
Based on the idea of a book group, Look Groups are a network of groups throughout Cornwall whose members meet regularly to talk about art, artists and ideas. Each group sets its own topics and ideas for discussion, which is central to the idea of Look Groups.
Wadebridge Look Group meets up once a month in the gallery and is lead by Joan Kinghorn, to join please register your interest with email@example.com.
by Simon Gaiger
Simon Gaiger is a sculptor, who also designs and makes furniture pieces for both indoors and outdoors, from wood and steel. His pieces are usually carved from green wood and often include other materials such as steel or concrete.
TATE FILMS / ANTON VIDOKLE
Saturday 12th November 2016
16:00 – 19:00 The Paddock Room
Join us for an exceptionally exciting Film Club at Circle Contemporary Gallery. Curated by Wadebridge Look Group, the season kicks off with a double bill of films by Anton Vidokle, ‘This is Cosmos’ & ‘The Communist Revolution Was Caused By The Sun’, introduced by special guest Cameron Foote, Assistant Curator at The Whitechapel.
WORKS ON PAPER by ABLA
06 July – 21 June 2016
We are pleased to invite you to a reception in honour of Egypt’s leading contemporary artist ‘ABLA’, with an exhibition of his works on paper telling ‘The Story of the Silk Road.’ Mohamed Abla uses a technique known as “Floating ink” a process of marbling plain paper with water and ink combined with collage.
ENERGY OF IMAGINATION
Resident artist John O’Carroll stepped behind the lens with film makers Vicky Lawrence and Lucy Thorman. O’Carroll speaks of dreams, past works in Egypt and his current practice here in Cornwall.
MERLYN CHESTERMAN, RE / RA SUMMER EXHIBITION 2015
FORM LIGHT SOUND
A big thank you to all who attended the preview of the exhibition ‘FORM LIGHT SOUND ‘ at the inaugural opening of ‘Circle Contemporary’ at ‘Hawksfield Cornwall’.
Additional thanks to Stephen Gilbert MP for supporting this new exciting venture showcasing national and international artists in Cornwall.