GroundWork Gallery is dedicated to art & environment

The current exhibition is now finished and the gallery is closed for the winter season. It will reopen with a stunning programme for 2018, on 9 March. If you want to attend the opening on that day send a message to

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.



Coming soon: 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, and since he first created art from discarded newspaper and wax in 1987, has reflected on the value and potential beauty in waste...

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 3 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...


This recent event was all about street trees for the town of King's Lynn. Through this joint initiative between the Civic Society, the Council and the Gallery, we raised enough money to plant at least 10 trees this year. A very good result......

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. Come to the Christmas Market on 7 December 3-8. Free parking...


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