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Meet Sarah Gillespie

Emerging from the night: a conversation with artist Sarah Gillespie Luminous, velvety, miraculously detailed, Moths – a series of mezzotints created by artist Sarah Gillespie – invites the viewer to contemplate the mystery of these winged night creatures. Writer Karen Eng chats with Sarah about how moths captured her fascination after a lifetime of painting […]

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GroundWork and the Climate Emergency

All exhibitions at GroundWork Gallery tackle Climate Change. It is inevitable that any environmental subject or theme has to do so. Unfortunately the climate crisis is upon us right now and we are increasingly suffering its consequences. Recently Extinction Rebellion made a  film The Art of Rebellion, about the role of art in their campaigns […]

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Why we should worry about moths.

Moths are vital to our entire ecosytem.   Adult moths are important pollinators of flowers, but their larvae, or caterpillars are also an essential part of the food chain for hedgehogs, shrews, frogs, toads and lizards, as well as for spiders and other insects.  Also heavily dependent on moth caterpillars as a food source, are bats […]

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We wrote on the edge

In the last days of 2019, GroundWork invited writers to come to the edge. Seven gathered, retreating from the chaos and consumption of the days before Christmas, choosing instead to go within and consider what we could create – inspired by the interplay between art and words in the serene December light reflected from the […]

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GROUNDLEVEL: our first calls to action

GroundWork Gallery, King’s Lynn The gallery opened in Summer 2016 with Sunlight and Gravity, containing exquisite works by the late Roger Ackling, made by burning sunlight marks onto driftwood. Shortly before he died of motor neurone disease, the artist agreed to exhibit, bringing in his best friend, Richard Long to show alongside him.  At his […]

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