Robbie Chapman

26th July – 1st August 2017
Contemporary landscape paintings
 
  • New mixed media work based on the local landscape of Cheltenham and the Cotswold’s and some seascapes based on sketches and photos from trips to Cornwall and Devon.
  • The landscape paintings are of local tracks and trails around Gloucestershire these paintings are made using a combination of media and materials. These are predominantly local scenes that have been made from photos taken mainly whilst out running in the landscape. I was trained as a sculptor but now enjoy expressing my ideas through painting. My sculpture training has given me an appreciation and interest into the properties and characteristics of materials. I enjoy layering and combining media and experimenting with the different marks and effects that contrasting media can offer.
  • The seascapes tend to be larger scale works using a combination of media. I like to use the contrasting properties of media to give me contrasting marks and textures. These are made using a combination of dyes, inks, spray paint and oils to create a range of textures and effects. I like to capture scale and mood in these works.

Open Daily 10am – 5pm

Entry free

What’s Next?

  • Maintenance The east turret is in need of repair to prevent rain leaking in when the wind is in the ‘wrong’ direction. We hope to get this done during gallery downtime.
  • Hire Dates for 2022 The release of dates for hiring the gallery in 2022 is under review pending the availability of dates for events in the gardens.
  • New gallery layout

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