Manger Gallery exhibitions

Current exhibition:
Searching for Lost Doors: Five Contemporary Neo-Romantic Artists.
October & November 2021
Michael Cook, Kit Boyd, Peter Clayton, Tom Genders, Nick Gilbert, ceramics by Bev Seth.

Lights in the Dark
January 6th – March 31st
Paintings and drawings for the dark nights by Michael Cook, with a new nativity piece by John Rattigan, pottery by Richard Pearson and stained glass by Juliet Forrest.

A Maze of Hedges
18th April – 10th June 2022
A selection of my more tangly paintings and drawings. Expect animals, birds and figures amongst brambles, nests and hedges.
Natural vessels by Jane Bevan, ceramics by Mary Johnson, stained glass by Juliet Forrest.

Derbyshire Open Arts
28th & 29th May 2022
10am – 5pm
A county wide event with over 200 artists showing at over 60 venues throughout Derbyshire.
The Manger Gallery will be open, no need to make an appointment.
Derbyshire Open Arts

All Fools II:
The image of the Fool in the work of four artists
June 20th – 31st August 2022
Michael Cook, Alan Lennon, Brian Shields & Rima Staines
Edinburgh artist Alan Lennon paints melancholy figures, often lost and always full of longing. Cumbrian painter Brian Shields produces imaginative portraits of John Clare, William Blake and other literary figures, full of pathos and poetry. Devon based painter Rima Staines has created a whole, detailed world of folkloric figures, with strong narratives and amazing imagination.There will also be sculptures by Alan Lennon.


If you’d like to be informed about new exhibitions please let me know and I’ll add you to the emailing list michaelrcook@btinternet.com

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