Small is Beautiful Exhibition

Small is Beautiful is the new exhibition at the Fittleworth Gallery. It is a celebration of the beauty, skill and presence of small pictures. We have asked all our Gallery artists to produce works that creatively use a smaller space but still have the charisma to demand attention. The result is an exciting and broad range of artworks from contemporary to traditional covering landscape, portraits, abstracts, animals, assemblages and digital abstracts.

Phil Randles commented “It is fascinating to see how different artists approach creating art when confined to a small space. It can be more difficult than having the luxury of a larger space. It also means we can offer original works of art at affordable prices.”

The exhibition opens on 2nd December and runs until 17th January 2021.

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As well as this exhibition we have some beautiful larger pieces in the second part of the Gallery including some pictures from Jenny Morgan and the wonderful sculpture of the Wight Man and other pieces in Alabaster by Jon Edgar.

'Small is Beautiful' Participating Artists

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Sandra Izard

Sandra is a local artist and illustrator based in nearby picturesque Slindon. Sandra’s love of the South Downs has been a continual influence and inspiration. Working in mixed media Sandra aims to capture emotional response, along with ever changing light and elements of the natural world.
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Jim Tucker

Jim was trained at Reigate School of Art and amongst other diversions taught at Farnham School of Art. He is best known for his intriguing three-dimensional assemblages which he describes as midway between painting and sculpture. Jim gathers discarded and abandoned objects bringing them together with notable craftsmanship and aesthetic subtlety.
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Phil Randles

Phil has had a long, art-related career mixing producing art for exhibitions throughout Southern England with running/owning advertising agencies and a magazine publishing company. He specialises in big, bold figurative images of distinctive heads and semi-abstract close ups of body forms.
Oliver Mitchell

Oliver Mitchell

Trained as an architectural designer at the Bartlett School of Architecture then as an artist at Slade School of Fine Art, Oliver combines traditional and contemporary influences in his work. Using digital sculpting processes Oliver paints and sculpts on touch screens to produce sculptural abstractions. His Glass World compositions explore the vivid movement, form and colour created in glassblowing.
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Louise Catterall

Louise is a contemporary portrait artist based in Arundel, she prefers to work on large format canvases, painted predominantly with oil paint, each piece begins with a photo of a subject and all are completed with a large amount of experimentation. She feels that each piece takes her on a journey of new discovery hoping that it takes the viewer on the same journey.

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Jenny Morgan

Jenny studied at Southampton and predominantly works on portraits and body forms, showing extensively throughout the South. Her mediums are charcoal, pencil, pastel, acrylic and a combination of all of these. Always up for a challenge and experimenting Jenny will paint by commission anything required.
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Michael Jevon

Michael is a well established, widely exhibited artist concentrating on producing still-life paintings in oil inspired by the Dutch Golden Age masters and has made many trips to the Netherlands to study the works of Pieter Clarsz, Willem Head and Frans Snyders. He strives to create depth, realism and richness of colour in order to make each painting as lifelike as possible.
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Sarah Simmonds

Sarah is an International, multi-award winning equestrian and portrait artist. Working in all media including oils, watercolour, pastel, tempera, acrylic, pencil biro and even clay she is able to oblige/fulfil any choice of style for a commission.