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Based in Dorset, I mainly paint semi abstract seascapes and landscapes. I love to try and capture the feeling of a place and time, particularly stormy skies and seas.

Deborah Ware

Deborah is a self-taught artist living on the outskirts of Bournemouth. She specialises in drawing portraits of celebrities, pulling a funny expressions and loves exploring new ideas.


Justine loves painting wildlife and fantasy/steampunk pictures. Commissions include; portraits, pet portraits, fantasy art, wildlife art and book covers.

Red Poppies

Marja paints local landscapes, seascapes and vibrant bright poppies, that she so adores.


Philip is a London born Artist specialising in abstract and contemporary art.

Blagdon Gape

I've a fascination with rigged craft of any kind, which almost matches my love of the delicate branches of trees, so it's no wonder I work with the tiniest of brushes sometimes.

Harrison-James Alcock | Christchurch

Harrison has already crafted a style that has become extremely hard to follow. His attention to detail and comfortability with technical drawing, combined with a philosophical outlook on life, makes Harrison’s artwork exceedingly decorative and hugely insightful to any open minded observer.

Asleep on the chair

Working from my studio in Thorncombe, I specialise in still life, pet portaits and dog paintings. My passion and inspiration for my dog paintings is drawn from my studio model, Parsnip, a spaniel who is my constant companion.

Thorncombe, Dorset

Tea Bowls

Claire is based in Christchurch, Dorset and has an MA in Three Dimensional Ceramics from the University of the Creative Arts, Farnham in Surrey.

Fish Jugs

Machina by Geoffrey Robinson

My approach to painting has always been to look inside myself, rather than to interpret what goes in through my eyes. I make the paintings I want to see.

Graham Dore

Graham produces a variety of artwork ranging from wall hanging pieces and small items for use indoors, to larger sculptures for our outdoor display.


Jason’s current art practise involves the exploration of colour and light in pared down two and three-dimensional compositions. His painting process begins with colour studies in gouache and watercolour.

Jukebox Routes

Jukebox Routes are a Dorset and Hampshire based group of 5 singers performing in an old fashioned style record hop, taking you back to times of great music & atmosphere.


Martyn is one of the UK’s leading abstract painters and printmakers.

16 Church Street, Wareham, Dorset

Pallington, Dorchester, Dorset

14 West Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset

05 June - 13 July
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch, BH23 1BU

St John’s Hill, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4NB

15 September
Marsh & Ham Car Park, West St, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7AW

Russell Cotes Road, Bournemouth BH1 3AA

51 Cheap Street, Sherborne DT9 3AX

13 Easton Street, Easton, Portland DT5 1BS

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