Margaret Barnard Retrospective 1898 - 1992
Saturday September 5th - October 25th
Rye Artist Margaret Barnard is famed for her Art Deco lino prints.
Also an accomplished painter, her work features in this exhibition,which brings together pieces from the permanent collection and from private collections.
Eric Watson: Photographer. 7th November - 6th December 2015 Galleries 4 - 5
Eric Watson was one of the main pop photographers of the 80s, taking seminal images of Petshop boys and Madonna, amongst many others. In the 90s he turned his back on the commercial world and continued his personal landscape and portrait work.
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Welcome to Rye Art Gallery
The Gallery is home to an inspiring display of regularly changing contemporary art and craft, a fine Permanent Collection of national importance and a full programme of supporting talks, workshops and community activities.
We are housed in two listed heritage buildings joined together by an award-winning glass link and are an independent Trust dating from 1957. The Gallery is a registered charity.
Visit us in Rye to browse and buy our pictures and beautiful objects for sale and also to see some of our fine Collection. Or you can enjoy looking at examples here online. Click on the menu links to see the work of some of our artists and makers or to explore the Collection. If you are using a mobile or tablet, go to the menu icon on each page (horizontal lines) to find more links.
Compelling,cutting edge works from national artists working locally.
Show includes; Robert Sample, Lucy Sedgwick, Matt Hardman, Victoria Kiff, Daryl Balcombe,
and Rachel Glittenberg,[ pictured ] and Ceramic Artist Annabel Faraday.
A rare woodcut by Rye artist Edward Burra has been acquired for the Permanent Collection
An alternative take on the contemporary gothic .... Matt is a member of the Rye Society of Artists and you can see more of his work by clicking in the Gallery Artists section of our website