Tidal Gallery: Simon Dobbs

Tidal Gallery logoSimon Dobbs is one of many artists featured at the Tidal Gallery, Kingsbridge. I admire his vibrant image. They sing!

 

WHERE IS THE TIDAL GALLERY?

The new Tidal Gallery is situated at 1 Victoria Place, The Promenade, Kingsbridge, Devon.
Its central location, the bottom floor of a Victorian building, near the Kingsbridge town square and in the Estuary Promenade, makes the visit most inviting, with great views over the water.

 

MORE ABOUT Simon Dobbs

He studied at St Martins School of Art before training as an Architect and Town Planner. He took up painting full time in the 1990s, exhibiting paintings of the urban landscape in London. Then, for five years, he ran the ‘Seagull Gallery’ in Salcombe showing mainly his own work. Now he paints from his home studio, occasionally organising solo exhibitions in local galleries. He has exhibited in London and Japan, as well as locally in South Devon.

Simon’s paintings are abstracts and semi-abstracts with some figurative hinted shapes. His inspiration is nature and wildlife. He paints in acrylic on large canvases with bright colours and bold brush strokes.

Tulips is an original acrylic on canvas (framed). It costs £925 and is 1000mm x 750mm

Berry Head from Start is an original dyptich acrylic on canvas (framed). It costs £725and 1300mm x 580 mm.

WHEN IS THE TIDAL GALLERY OPEN?

Anna says: A warm welcome on arrival and great attention to detail is what you will encounter when setting foot in our Kingsbridge premises. We strive to provide great customer service both in house and through our online gallery. Offering advice on works, suitability, care, framing and offering the right provenance to ensure your work retains its value.

Closed Mondays

Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm

During August, as part of the Kingsbridge Traders’ Open Sunday initiative, open on Sunday: 11am – 3pm

More information – and an online catalogue – can be found online at the Tidal Gallery website: www.tidalgallery.co.uk.

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Tidal Gallery: Ani Buckland

Ani Buckland

Ani Buckland

Ani Buckland is one of many artists featured at the Tidal Gallery, Kingsbridge.

 

Where is the Tidal Gallery?

The new Tidal Gallery is situated at 1 Victoria Place, The Promenade, Kingsbridge, Devon.
Its central location, the bottom floor of a Victorian building, near the Kingsbridge town square and in the Estuary Promenade, makes the visit most inviting, with great views over the water.

 

More about Ani Buckland

A member of the South West Sculptors Association and the Devon Artists Network, Ani, like myself and the owner of the Tidal Gallery, Anna Ventura, is a member of the South Hams Arts Forum (SHAF).

Ani’s professional life as an artist started as a full-time art psychotherapist, 1984-2005, in NHS children’s mental health services and then continued as a part-time freelancer. She began intensive study of clay figure sculpture with Lucianne Lassalle (2005-2010), followed by Rebecca Doe from Art Academy, London 2010-present.

Also, she has studied portrait master classes with International portrait artist Luke Shepherd and workshops with Clare Trenchard. She continues to develop through engaging in several streams of practice and study in solitude and with others: keeping a drawing journal, life classes, intensive master classes, visiting exhibitions and public art, exploring art history and cultures through reading, film, and travel.

Ani now lives and works in The South Hams in South Devon and specialises in figurative clay sculpture.

A guest for summer 2018, Ani’s work on show in the gallery are sculptures of hens, cockerels and guinea fowl (tall and short and in pairs).

Ani says: ‘It has been an enormous pleasure to pursue my passion for figure sculpture in the last decade. Working in the round, with clay or wax or plaster & scrim, I find that sculpture is infinitely complex & challenging. The beauty of human and natural forms are deeply inspiring, offering a limitless and gratifying means for self-expression, communication, and celebration.’

 

WHEN IS THE TIDAL GALLERY OPEN?

Closed Mondays

Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm

During August, as part of the Kingsbridge Traders’ Open Sunday initiative, open on Sunday: 11am – 3pm

More information – and an online catalogue – can be found online at the Tidal Gallery website: www.tidalgallery.co.uk.