Gill Evans and Pam Ryland

Gill Evans – Commissioned Portraits

Pam Ryland – Colour in Pattern

9th – 15th September 2015


  • Gill Evans’ painting cover a variety of subjects, each of which is an individual person or animal whose personality she is anxious to capture. The life and character must be portrayed and this is of paramount importance. Children and animals have such spontaneity that the task of depicting their personality is made all the more enjoyable for this joie de vivre. Adults too have their own character and personality to portray.
  • Gill works mainly in pastels, occasionally in oils. She is well known and has lived in London, Cornwall, The New Forest and the Cotswolds, where she has a studio in Cheltenham. Many of her portraits, especially of dogs (of which she has a large limited edition range) hang in Cotswold houses.
  • Most of the paintings in this exhibition are examples of her work, though one r two may be for sale plus a small selection of prints.


  • Pam Ryland trained at Manchester Art College. She has worked in Interior Design, Exhibition Design, Textiles and Fashion. These influences show in the pattern and colour of her paintings.
  • Pam’s paintings are in mixed media and very varied in subject. Her interest in theatre and dance show in the drama and movement of the paintings.
  • Pam opened her own business Ebury Interiors in Belgravia, London and in Cheltenham. She is now semi retired but continues to enjoy painting.


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The Gardens were originally developed in the early 1800's and its centrepiece is the Bandstand.

Facing the Bandstand is the Proscenium Building where we now have our Gallery.

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  1. There is wheelchair access to the gallery from the path between the tennis courts and the gallery.
  2. For exhibitors delivering their work, there is a locked bollard to be removed at the gardens entrance. See link below for details.
  3. Unfortunately, there is no disabled parking in the gardens.
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