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RPS Exhibition Profiles: Aliceson Carter

Posted on October 25, 2012

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Aliceson Carter - Kodachrome

Aliceson Carter is a contemporary artist based in London. She graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2009 with a degree in Fine Art. She has exhibited all over the country and taken up a number of residencies. I caught […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: Ian Beesley

Posted on October 17, 2012

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When discussing the selection of photographs for the RPS 155th International Print exhibition, Ian who shoots almost exclusively on film, says: “It is encouraging in this digital/inkjet age, that photographers still acknowledge the importance of the print as […]

Retrospective – a life in art together….

Posted on October 16, 2012

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This week at Rook Lane Chapel we have exhibited a collection of work by two artists which spans more than five decades.  Bruce Barnden and Elizabeth Feltham met at art college in Hereford in the 1950s, and exhibited […]

Frome Festival Firsts

Posted on August 8, 2012

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It’s taken me a good couple of weeks to put my experiences of the last month into words.  July is the busiest month in the calender for most people in the town of Frome and Rook Lane is […]

The Contemporary Chapel

Posted on June 8, 2012

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One of the brilliant things about Rook Lane is that you don’t have to do very much to the gallery to make it look good.  Light pours in romantically through the coloured glass, and the stone columns rise […]

The Retro Returns!

Posted on May 16, 2012

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In a previous life, I co-ran a vintage and contemporary craft market in London. For just over a year, myself and my trusty co-director organised weekend pop-up markets in pubs and music venues in the four corners of the capital.  Our venture was […]

Blues for Annie

Posted on January 16, 2012

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As today is supposedly Blue Monday – and I’m Annie – I thought I’d post a video of Helen Barrett’s performance of Blues for Annie at Rook Lane back in October: Blues for Annie (Though, it must be […]

A Week of Angels

Posted on October 26, 2011

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Sculptor Tom Lomax will be exhibiting seven sculptures entitled: A Week of Angels, at Rook Lane Chapel through November, along with related bronzes, maquettes and 3D CAD prints (see here for more details). Don’t miss the private view […]

Rainy Days and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Posted on August 18, 2011

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As a teenager, I used to wear baggy jeans that were far too long and would drag along the pavement. I listened to Green Day and Nirvana and thought I was somewhat ‘rock and roll’ in my impractical […]

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