Gallery

Visitors are welcome to explore a range of contemporary art for sale around the house, including two dedicated galleries on the ground and first floor. In 2019 we are hosting six exhibitions, each running for two months.

The preview evenings are open to everyone on the following dates from 6-8pm:

  • February 6th - Stray, see details below
  • April 3rd - Lizzie Madder, Peter Cavacuiti, Sonia Lewis & Carl Borges
  • May 29th - Barrie Houghton
  • July 31st - Chris Witchall & Rebecca Harvey
  • Oct 2nd - 12 Printmakers & Ruth Beloe
  • Dec 4th - Anthony Day & Richard Neal


Current Exhibition

STRAY

Continuing until March 31st 2019

a diverse group of seven Cambridge based artists founded in 2011 with the aim to challenge visual and ideological comfort zones and promote art to a wider public audience. They will be exhibiting work in all media throughout the house and both galleries this February and March.

Featuring; Sue Law, Judy Logan, Jill Ogilvy, Rosemary Catling, Alison Litherland, Manuela Hubner, Deanna Tyson.



Birds by Tom Karen

Designer and artist, Tom Karen, has produced a small number of 'Birds' for sale in aid of The Addenbrookes Children's Ward with 100% of sales donated. For sale in The Garden Room.






Coming Soon

Next Preview - April 3rd 6-8pm
Exhibitions run until May 26th

Carl Borges - Lower Gallery

Suffolk based artist using printing techniques to express memories of the people and places he has encountered and to explore patterns, shapes and textures found in nature.



Peter Cavacuiti & Sonia Lewis - Upper Gallery

"Making pots began as a direct response to the thrilling physicality of the process. This original feeling is the foundation of my work, Ideas develop and change but reference to this initial response is fundamental." Sonia Lewis

Sonia will host a talk about her work on April 14th 3.30pm

Peter Cavaciuti’s paintings capture the exquisite beauty of the traditional Chinese Nanga style, he works with Chinese ink and traditional pigments on a variety of handmade papers.

Peter will be talking about his work on April 28th at 3.30pm.





Lizzie Madder - Sitting Room

Painting the rivers and flooded meadows of the Fens in watercolour, Lizzie takes inspiration from autumn and winter light, gathering clouds and the silence and solitude found walking the river banks.








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Gallery opening times
10.30am – 10.30pm Mon-Sat
12-5pm Sundays
Coffee, tea and cake served 10.30am - 11.30am Mon - Fri & 4-5.15pm daily.
Please note:
The downstairs gallery is used as a dining room 12-2 & 7-9pm daily.
Closed on public holidays and for two weeks every Christmas and New Year.

To submit art work for consideration, please email some of your work to info@theoldfireenginehouse.co.uk