Your Move Magazine  


Thanks to everyone who came to the opening night of the Christmas show and it was great to see the whole of page 54 dedicated to pictures of artists and guests at the Private View  in the current edition on the 

Joel Bird and Russell Harris were the two main featured artists in the show but it was a packed exhibition with over 150 original paintings on show by artists including: 
Lisa Cole Kronenburg, Paul Bennett,  George Thompson, 
George Cannon,   Huw Lewis Jones, Ruth Morrissey, 
Paul Gent, 
Simon A Yorke, Ernesto Muniz, John Vesty, 
Ken Bullock & Paul Gatenby.



Christmas Exhibition
Sat 8 - Sun 23 December 2012
Featured artists include:
Huw Lewis JonesLisa Cole KronenburgGeorge Cannon, Paul Gent, Ken Bullock   John Vesty, Ken Bullock  and sculpture by Paul Gatenby, collage by Ernesto Muniz

          
Joel Bird

           
Paul Bennett

            
Russell Harris

          
Huw Lewis Jones

    

          
George Cannon

            

  

    

  

         
Ernesto Muniz 

Martin Greenland
Inventions & Reinventions 
Part 2  
(Free Entry)
Fri 2 Nov - Sun 2 Dec 2012
(First) Fall by Martin Greenland 2012
Exhibition open: Thu - Sun from 2pm - 5.30pm and by appointment - please call 07773 287827

The Corke Art Gallery is proud to present an Exhibition of the work of Martin Greenland winner of the Liverpool John Moores 24 Painting Prize in 2006. 

  Inventions & Reinventions is a collection of imagined landscapes which reference the rural environment’s splendour and the changes wrought by the hand of human activity and the passage of time.  The paintings are not literal interpretations. They are refashioning of places visited that have struck a chord, or they are places which have evolved on the canvas to become illusions of places which have no known existence, in which every element is an invention.

Freed from the inevitable stranglehold of reproducing reality and what is before him, Greenland creates worlds, visualised in his imagination and brought to life on canvas in many layers that convey what landscape could or should be.

The exhibition features English landscapes, illuminated with continental light, with features enhanced by vibrant colour and saturation whilst other paintings in the show feature restricted use of light and colour and draw the viewer into a scene that demands considered appreciation long enough for the eye to adjust to the subtle elements represented in the painting.

Greenland’s roots are deep and broad, his work references symbolism to Surrealism via Realism and Romanticism and he paints ideas and feelings about the time and place we find ourselves - ever changing and yet often constant.

Since winning the highly acclaimed National John Moores Painting Prize in 2006, Greenland has continued to exhibit extensively throughout the UK and is now enjoying new successes internationally.


Independents Biennial 
Pop Up Show
 
Lisa Cole Kronenburg 
Selected Works - Old & New
Gallery Open Thu - Sun 2pm - 5.30pm

The Border  
  

  
 

Lisa Cole Kronenburg will be showing a selection 

of work at the Corke Gallery including several 

new landscape paintings and works on paper. 

 

The light, mood and atmosphere in Lisa’s work has that quiet, charged hum of meditation – the landscapeas a metaphor for emotional and spiritual states.

 

The new landscapes show the terrain becoming 

more layered and undulating with allusions to 

mountains, river systems, furrowed fields and islands.

 

 However, the real subject matter is the 

nuanced feelings aroused by the landscape – 

 the correspondence that the viewer perceives 

between internal and external worlds.


Paintings Inspired by North Wales & the Lake District
9th - 18th November 2012
 
Huw Lewis Jones
North Wales
Huw Lewis Jones Llyn Cae mid winter  


  
    


George Cannon
Lake District 

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George Cannon pic 1    
George Cannon 2

 
George Cannon - Grasmere  
 
George Canno
 

Paul Bennett
Lands & Seas
Biennial Pop Up Exhibition
Thur 4 - Sun 14 October 2012
Described as abstracted and expressional, 
Paul Bennett's captivating paintings create a sense of  intimacy and isolation whilst simultaneously  leaving the subject open to interpretation.

 Bennett aims above all to provoke emotional reactions rather than drawing too heavily on representational accuracy.

Paul's expressive brushwork and dramatic palette aims to captures the immensity and ethereal quality of weather through the use of rich textures, multiple layers and poured paint he endows his images with a tactile nature and his powerful colours capture the intensity of his chosen subject.

These dramatic representations of the uncontrolled aspects of weather, entwined with an intense emotion are undeniably beautiful.
     





Ernesto Muñiz
Colourful Darkness
Biennial Pop Up Exhibition
Sat 8 - Sun 30 September 2012
Ernesto returns to Liverpool for his second Biennial exhibition and his third show in the Corke Art Gallery.

This collection of work was created during his residency at the gallery thanks to support and private funding from individuals and big fans of his 
amazing work.  

The show includes 15 new collages and pieces loaned to the gallery by collectors which were bought in previous shows or commissioned.

View a gallery of all collages in exhibition at Ernesto's website

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Leaving of Liverpool by Paul Gent
Thursday 5 -  Saturday 21 July 2012
View Paul Gent's exhibition on YouTube 

Paul Gent

Paul Gent’s new exhibition includes a new set of drawings of iconic views and buildings in and around Liverpool and statues from the Walker Art Gallery.  The mixed media works are mounted on laminated floor boards and are 18cm deep an vary in width.

Paul has spent many hours, in all kinds of weather over the last two years, drawing and recording the details into his sketch book which he then recreates in his studio using pen, ink and acrylic on various background materials including bank notes, maps, vintage wallpaper, comics, packaging and gold foil and then the completed works are sealed using an antique varnish.

View Paul Gent's new exhibition on YouTube.  


Dreams & Reality by Ahmed ElHassan
Sat 16 - Sat 30 June 2012 (Gallery open Wed - Sat 2pm - 5.30pm)

Figurative, abstract and semi-realistic, Ahmed’s new exhibition incorporates vibrancy, atmosphere and colour, taking the viewer on a journey awash with ethereal images, experiencing different terrains and cultures and a unique sense of timelessness. This collection of 30 new paintings portray different stages and moods, some follow an experimental theme whilst others are reflections on travel and memories.

Acrylics, oils and watercolours are used as well as paint mixed with different materials to create various textures. Ahmed often waits for the picture to come to him, being more involved in the process of painting than the planning so figure or landscape can often emerge out of the blank canvas.

Ahmed says of his work ‘Painting is a language in itself and for this reason I do not title my work as I want to leave the viewer with the freedom to engage with the work’. To Ahmed, painting is not just a matter of mastery – it is also a matter of feeling and as well as being a painter he is an illustrator and likes sketching and quick drawing.

As a British Sudanese, Ahmed has lived in Manchester for more than 25 years and since graduating in Fine Art he has had 15 solo exhibitions, been part of many group exhibitions in the UK (Manchester, London and Cardiff), Africa and the Gulf. His work is in private collections in many parts of the world and this is his first solo exhibition in Liverpool.

Viewings available by appointment - please call 07773 287827 

To see more of Ahmed’s work, visit his website at www.elhassanartist.com


St Michael in the Hamlet 
Queen's Jubilee Weekend 
Year 6 Painting Competition
Celebrating 60 Years





Captivating by Paul Bennett
Friday 13th - Saturday 28th April 2012 - Free entry 
 
     


Described as abstracted and expressional,   Paul Bennett's captivating seascape and  landscape paintings create a sense of  intimacy and isolation whilst simultaneously  leaving the subject open to interpretation.

Whilst being a great admirer of photography and photo-realism, Bennett aims above all to provoke emotional reactions rather than drawing too heavily on representational accuracy. 

Bennett’s expressive brushwork and dramatic palette aims to captures the immensity and ethereal quality of weather through the use of rich textures,multiple layers and poured paint he endows his images with a tactile nature and his powerful colours capture the intensity of his chosen subject.

For Bennett, viewer engagement is of extreme importance and one of the beauties of his work is its ability to reflect the mood of the audience, emphasising his intention of enticing people to experience his visions rather than simply consume them.

These dramatic representations of the uncontrolled aspects of weather, entwined with an intense emotion are undeniably beautiful.

See more of Paul's work at his website


Group Show by Liverpool John Moores University
2nd Year Fine Art Students
21st - 31st March 2012 (Free entry, open Tue-Sat)
The group show features the work of Ashlea Rowson, Gemma Hulme, Meesh, Hannah Midgley, Tracey Escolme and Viviano who are all studying Fine Art at Liverpool John Moores University.

The show includes a diverse collection of drawings, paintings in oils and acrylic, mixed media, sculpture, castings and a controversial performance video by Hannah Midgley sewing her face!

The artists have been inspired by a variety of themes and ideas including Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland', metaphors surrounding autism, LGBT representation in art, women's self obsession with beauty, the dark and negative sides of life and representation of the spirit and emotion of the artists subject matter reacting to events.






Lisa Cole Kronenburg - Close Up Far Away 
23rd February - 17th March 2012
The subject matter of Lisa’s work has always been the distant landscape – a view of something remote and out of reach. The large, empty and often panoramic swathes of land, sky and water are a defining characteristic of her painting. 

Recently a more abstract strand of work has grown alongside these paintings - loosened from the moorings of horizon line, foreground, middle ground and background these ‘other’ landscapes explore the small, fluid incidents contained withinthe land, the sky, the water. 

This selection of 26 paintings shows for the first time the two styles of the artist’s work - whilst her primary focus remains the more literal landscapes, her abstract paintings reveal the natural world from a much closer range.

View 360 panoramic photographs of the show by Andy Hibbert at Pixel Images.

View slideshow of Lisa's paintings in the show on YouTube