BOTANY, zoology and human biology – see them all in the latest Sayle Gallery themed exhibition.
Eight Sayle Gallery artists have taken the theme of the new exhibition Biological Forms to diverse extremes, using their own fascination with the natural world as a starting point to produce works of huge variation, in both media and subject.
Brigid Stowell will be exhibiting what she calls ‘portraits’ of trees and plants, allowing these forms to take centre stage instead of being just part of a greater landscape, and Jelena Benson has used the unusual, natural objects which she has collected to provide a starting point to a series of collages.
Renowned local wood sculptor Gavin Carter will be exhibiting a number of works and former Sayle Gallery artist-in-residence Hazel Walsh has submitted both photographs and canvases exploring the biological forms we can’t see - the organs which keep us alive and functioning.
Frogs and tadpoles make an unexpected appearance in the works of two very different artists - Colleen Corlett’s ceramics and Brigid Stowell’s paintings. Colleen has taken this opportunity to interpret the theme in various media, including a glass panel which juxtaposes the recreation of a delicate cabbage leaf in heavy glass.
Other Sayle Gallery artists taking part in this exhibition are Charlotte Jane Henry, Christine Williams and Rosi Robinson.
The exhibition opens tomorrow (Friday)and continues until December 9. The Sayle Gallery is in the Villa Marina Arcade in Douglas.
It is open between 10am and 5pm Tuesdays to Saturdays, 1.30pm – 4.30pm on Sundays and 1pm – 5pm on Mondays. Admission is free. For more information call 674557 or visit www.saylegallery.com