Current exhibitions

Regarding Nature: photographs and photograms by Chrystel Lebas; Upstairs: Outfalls, paintings and poems by Judith Tucker & Harriet Tarlo and Fenland, porcelain vessels by Kathryn Hearn 

23rd June - 16 September 2018

A spectacular trio of exhibits all about sensitive attention to localities. They all happen to be situated in Eastern England, and reach far beyond, raising wide-ranging ideas about ecology, heritage, industry, landscape .....

Exhibition events

Our talks and events are always absorbing and engaging. We aim to offer stimulating conference days, creative workshops, talks, tours, discussions, all about art and environment. Get in touch here if you would like to take part of have ideas for things you would like to see happen.

Previous exhibitions

TrashArt works in sculpture and assemblage by Jan Eric Visser.

10 March - 2 June 2018

GroundWork’s spring-season exhibition featured 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 included works about waste, landfill, plastics by Henry/Bragg and Gina Glover, Lee Grandjean, and lots of jewellery...

Forthcoming exhibitions

Theories of the Earth: Shaun Fraser, Wayne Binitie, Flora Bowden, Kabir Hussain

Theories of the Earth offers a timely insight into the contemporary issues of climate change alongside deeper stories of the earth’s formation. Artist's inspiration ranges from the British Antarctic Survey’s 800,000 year-old ice-core archive, and the phenomenon of glacial water; the peat-rich highlands of Scotland and the contrasting landscapes  the archaeology and ancient stones of East Anglia, Peru and India. Its title comes from the seminal geological text by James Hutton Theory of the Earth (1795). 

Oct 13– Dec 16 2018

Upstairs at GroundWork: Colour in Nature

Colour in Nature- from pattern to poison - features four artists working in glass, textile, paint and ceramic. They are all inspired by the possibilities between materials, forms and the subtle colours formed by nature, intensified, sometimes harshly, by the chemicals which disturb it.