Grange Gallery


  Works by Carol Lawson, Nichola Campbell & Chris McEwan

  Including Chris McEwan’s amazing robot and space toy collection


CAROL LAWSON – Carol’s series of pastel paintings was inspired by the ever-changing patterns and colours of the South Downs. The landscapes transformed by the passing seasons and the weather.

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The Downs #8 copy

NICHOLA CAMPBELL – Nichola’s new work is inspired by the sea, the rock pools and creatures of the seashore. Working experimentally with inks on wood blocks to capture the textures and brilliant colours of the undersea world.

Rock pool


Chris with robots copy CHRIS McEWAN – Chris’s work is inspired by his love of machines and mechanical devices and his own    collection of space toys. Most people assume they know about robots, having relegated them to the status of children’s toys. However, faced with a collection of several hundred such toys, they experience a child-like sense of wonder at their originality and design.



Friends copy







After the Artist’s Open House in May, the Grange Gallery continues with a refreshing and stimulating variety of exhibitions for June and July.

1 – 20 June. RETHREADED is a group of eight textile artists who have all stitched from an early age. “We’ve been together as a group since we completed a three year Experimental Textiles adult Education course”

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13 – 18 July. THE LITTLE PEOPLE PHOTOGRAPHS is a child-friendly exhibition by Paul Rowland of toy people photographed in unusual places.


20 July – 8 August. Mick Bensley, marine artist, will be showing new works. He divides his time between painting, teaching. “I continue to paint a range of subjects including portraits of people, their pets, landscapes, seascapes.”