GroundWork Gallery is dedicated to art & environment

AWARD-WINNING!!! GroundWork Galley won the prestigious Nick Reeves Award for Art and Environment for 2017-18. It is also a regional finalist for the Civic Trust Awards 2018.



10 March - 2 June

TrashArt works in sculpture and assemblage by Jan Eric Visser. 

GroundWork’s spring-season exhibition features the work of Jan Eric Visser. Based in Rotterdam, Visser is an artist deeply concerned about depletion of the earth’s resources. Plus: Upstairs at GroundWork includes works about waste, landfill, plastics by Henry/Bragg and Gina Glover, Lee Grandjean, and lots of jewellery...

Bird after Bird Exhibition on tour

You have another chance to see Bird after Bird, which is touring to the newly refurbished Steel Rooms in Brigg North Lincolnshire from 10 March - 29 April. It will feature new works and a new Dutch artist Sabine Liedke will join the exhibition. See details:


The shop helps the work of the gallery and each season we specialise in new works of art. Through your purchases of unique and lovely things, you can both demonstrate your interest in the environment and find new and accessible ways to talk about it .... 


Groundwork Gallery has won the prestigious Nick Reeves award for Art and Environment, made jointly by CIWEM (Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management) and CCANW (Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World)

About GroundWork gallery

GroundWork shows the work of contemporary artists who care about how we see the world. Exhibitions, events, discussions and meetings explore how art can enable us to respond to the changing environment and imagine how we can shape its future...


Some unmissable events coming up this season. First on 14 April an experimental poetry workshop using ideas of throw-away texts. This is followed by a study afternoon and discussion on 28 April, on the art and poetry of Trash together with all the artists. In the evening, a gala showing of the award-winning film Trashed in the company of its director, Candida Brady......

The Penthouse

Immerse yourself in art and heritage from this spacious, self-contained space for 2+ at the heart of a lovely town at the edge of glorious Eastern England.  Get some of the best views in town from its comfortable attic living space and be peacefully established only moments from the high street...

Art and Environment

Waste Transformed. 

There is no such thing as waste - is the theme for the Spring season. We have gained a Science Week grant from the British Science Association to work with a new women's group 4Transform, survivors of domestic abuse. We will look together at the composition of waste and turn it into something else, useful, poetic, beautiful....

King's Lynn

Steeped in heritage from its quayside to a picturesque Old Town, King's Lynn must be visited for its spectacular location on the Great Ouse river and its very large number of historic listed buildings. There is always something interesting going on. For example, come to the Fiction Festival, 16-18 March:


We are starting a new programme for 2018 to make connections between art and environment, working across disciplines, developing skills of observation, recording, discussion and analysis. To get involved, contact us here