The Oriel CRiC Gallery

Original watercolour painting by Rhian Symes

Original watercolour painting by Rhian Symes

The Oriel CRiC Gallery upstairs in the CRiC is a beautiful space which showcases creative excellence at its best. The programme of 6 group exhibitions per year features art in various mediums: painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, glass, and jewellery.

Please click on images below to view a gallery of full size images of  a small selection of work in the Sprin exhibition which will continue until mid May 2016.

Paintings by Claire Lovell and sculpture by David England
Helly Powell as Fauxidermy
Floral canvases by Elizabeth Westcott
collage by Alan Bateman
One of a series of paintings by Alice Woudhuysen
Spring colour by Claire Lovell
sculpture by David England
otters by Rhian Symes

For more information  please view the news page for regular updates, information on exhibiting artists and more images.

To support, exhibit and promote original and inspiring contemporary art and craft, the gallery presents a changing programme of 6 exhibitions per year by local and visiting artists and designer makers.

Applications to exhibit in the gallery are welcomed by the curating committee.

In keeping with its aim of promoting, celebrating and encouraging participation in the visual arts, the gallery has initiated an art trail of open studios and galleries which runs annually during the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. (23 – 25 May 2015). The 2014 brochure can be viewed by clicking here.

During 2013  visitors enjoyed watching ceramicist Frank Hamer demonstrating his technique of  painting on his ceramic plates :



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