Upcoming exhibition

FieldWork

18 March 2022 – 25 June 2022 Kim Norton, Annie Woodford, Jane Cairns, Nicky Hirst, Grant Aston, Robert Cooper FieldWork is an exhibition about the spaces that exist between the urban and the rural. Work in the field is key to a methodology. It is about exploration, observation and presentation. Six artists challenge many of […]

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Conferences, Events

The Power of Water

The second Japan Water conference centred on the theme of power.
and was an on-line event, Friday 25 June, 2-6pm BST. The recorded talks will soon be available on this website.

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News

Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss

A huge ‘Extraction Art on the Edge of the Abyss’ project in the United States is ‘raising a ruckus’ globally to stop environmental damage. It began in the United States in 2018, initiated by the CODEX Foundation in Berkeley California. The late Edwin Dobb and Peter Rutledge Koch started it all. They wanted to rally […]

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Projects

Extraction projects

Linked to: Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss   GroundWork Gallery’s Extraction Project Residencies GroundWork Gallery’s extraction project residencies will involve artists and partnerships working sustainably with flint, chalk, carr stone and silica sand. We are delighted to be part of the Extraction Art on the Edge of the Abyss programme. It is […]

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Jayne Ivimey

Jayne Ivimey is an artist who has always dedicated her work to the environment. She lives and works in Norfolk and has a longstanding passion for the geology, ecosystem and coastal landscapes of East Anglia. She studied Art History at the Sorbonne, Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Art and an MA at Norwich University […]

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Peter Matthews

Peter Matthews is an artist whose studio is in the ocean and shore. He creates paintings while immersed in water. Hours can pass as he allows the sea and elements to engulph him as he draws and paints. His practice also embraces film, sculpture and photography as he responds to the environment and records its […]

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Richard Long

Sir Richard Long has had a phenomenally distinguished and successful artistic career since the 1960s. Thoroughly a modernist, he developed distinctive work with land, nature and text. Even when he was barely out of Central St Martin’s art school, he stunned the art world with his innovative walks, turned into sculpture. The myriad of ways […]

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Kabir Hussain

Kabir Hussain is an artist who is very much attuned to the environment. Observing it closely, he works from landscape and plants both on a minute and a grand scale. He both draws and makes sculpture in bronze. Kabir is a man of many experiences. He has travelled widely and crossed cultures in his life. […]

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Projects, Water

Living with water

Living with water: March – May 2019 March – May 2019 Living with Water was a project with the Forward Day Centre for Adults with Learning Difficulties taking place in British Science Week, 2019. Also, the community engagement programme for Water Rising was supported by Anglian Water’s Keep It Clear Campaign. We worked together with […]

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Art and Environment

This is our manifesto GroundWork Gallery is dedicated to art and environment in its mission and in all its activities. All exhibitions are about the environment – the main mission of the gallery focuses on exhibiting the work of artists who are concerned about the environment through their work. The gallery engages in associated environmental […]

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About

About GroundWork Gallery…… GroundWork Gallery is dedicated to art and environment. It shows the work of contemporary artists who care about how we see the world. Exhibitions and creative programmes explore how art can enable us to respond to the changing environment and imagine how we can shape its future. “This small contemporary gallery is […]

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Previous exhibitions

Shaped by stone

11 March – 1 July 2017 Tom Baskeyfield and Mario Popham Shaped by Stone was a small exhibition from a large and ambitious project by Tom Baskeyfield and Mario Popham. Through it they pursued several closely related trains of thought about the importance of stone. Firstly they explored it in the landscape, as a subject […]

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