From Where I’m Standing

21 Sep 2016 – 28 Jan 2017

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Open Wednesday to Saturday, 11am - 3pm

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This exciting, new exhibition presents contemporary ceramics alongside works from the Swindon Collection of Modern British Art. It celebrates the connections and contrasts between modern art and contemporary ceramics.


Ten ceramicists from the West Country will showcase new work inspired and informed by their choice from the Swindon Collection of Modern British Art. As well as offering a new perspective on Swindon’s collection, this exhibition celebrates some of the finest and most innovative ceramicists working in the region.

Participating artists:

Joanna Still

Keith Varney

Fenella Elms

Sarah Purvey

Sasha Wardell

Claire Loder

Jo Taylor

Mary-Jane Evans

Patricia Volk MRBS

Peter Hayes

New ceramics will be presented alongside paintings and drawings by Graham Sutherland, Basil Beattie, Howard Hodgkin and others. The diverse selection of ceramics demonstrate a variety of techniques, media and forms, including handbuilding, throwing, coiling and casting.

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