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Colour Field: Kirsty Adams, Jill Campbell & Katie Mawson

Tue – Fri, 10.30am – 5pm; Sat, 11am – 4pm

Preview 30 May, 5 – 7.30pm

Gallagher & Turner

An exhibition of works that powerfully evoke memories of landscapes, offering the joy of colour, light and form.

Calling to mind the Colour Field painters Helen Frankenthaler and Mark Rothko, here artists Kirsty Adams, Jill Campbell & Katie Mawson capture the spirit of a place through abstraction, colour, and light, working in porcelain, paint, and vintage book cloth.

Each artist’s choice of colour, medium and material is carefully considered to reflect an experience of place. Award winning ceramicist Kirsty Adam’s collections are inspired research trips in Iceland, her training in Japan, and forays closer to home in Tynemouth. Jill Campbell’s expressive paintings are inspired by the ancient mining landscape called Cockfield Fell where she walks nearly every day. Katie Mawson, who makes ‘paintings’ from vintage book cloth, is inspired by her daily wild swims in the lakes, as well as the lives lived in the array of colours and cloths she collects.

Image: Jill Campbell, ‘Fell Walk’, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100cm