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Sat, Jul 24


Artizan Gallery

Artist Preview - "Gossamer Threads" and "Coastal Villages"

Join us for the launch of our July exhibitions, Gossamer Threads, Works of Mhairi Treharne and Emma Roberts, and Coastal Villages, Works of Philip Eley

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Artist Preview - "Gossamer Threads" and "Coastal Villages"
Artist Preview - "Gossamer Threads" and "Coastal Villages"

Time & Location

Jul 24, 2021, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius St, Torquay TQ2 5UW, UK

About the event

Join us for our a celebratory preview evening to launch Gossamer Threads, Works of Mhairi Treharne and Emma Roberts, and Coastal Villages, Works of Philip Eley.

Gossamer Threads

Artizan Gallery welcomes Mhairi Treharne and Emma Roberts to exhibit with us for the first time. Gossamer Threads is the culmination of a year of reflective practice and mentoring at the Newlyn School of Art in Cornwall, attended by the two artists. During this time, they have recognised a strong resonance between their work; with each of their practices embedded in a sense of narrative, nostalgia and memory.  Previous experience of exhibiting together had demonstrated how relationships between unrelated artworks can amplify their meaning and a viewer’s response to it. 

However, they have come to realise that collectively, they have natural resonating themes, from wistful affections for a sense of place, and the universality of shared experiences, to the pursuit of capturing the intangible elements of preciousness.  In this exhibition, Gossamer Threads, the pair aim through their collection of paintings, both large and small, and three-dimensional pieces, to connect their common artistic themes and hopefully impart some of the emotion that is imbued in them.

Coastal Villages

Philip Eley is a naive artist living in Paignton, Devon. He works as an emotional health specialist, helping teenagers find emotional balance. At the start of 2021 Philip committed to doing a painting a day for 365 days. Although he has developing his unique style over many years, the discipline of painting every day has transformed his work. Over these months he has found a freedom and vibrancy that he had always looked for. But liveliness is only one side of Philip’s work,’ I am always striving to balance this with a sense of peace and serenity. This balance is key to my work’.

About the Evening

At our preview evenings, you can book a one hour slot and join us for a drink and a chance to meet the artists. As part of COVID secure policy we ask that you wear a mask on arrival and whilst you do not have a drink and we will be restricting numbers to allow social distancing. It is essential that you RSVP and an email address will be held for track and trace purposes.

Gossamer Threads: Works of Mhairi Treharne and Emma Roberts

Coastal Villages: Works of Philip Eley


  • Session 1 - 17:30-18:30

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  • Session 2 - 18:30-19:30

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  • Session 3 - 19:30-20:30

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