Fresh Art Fair: 27 - 29 April

We are delighted to be exhibiting at the 2nd Fresh Art Fair:

The Centaur Cheltenham Racecourse from April 26 - 29th.

We will on stand 21.

Get in touch for a free ticket.

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Fresh Art Fair: 27 - 29 April

Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead: May 10 - 13

One of our favourite art fairs up on the Heath.

We'll be on our usual stand D4.

Please let us know if you'd like a free ticket.

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Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead: May 10 - 13

McGregor, Smith and Bennett: Bristol April 7 - 28

Lime Tree Gallery is known for showing painterly work by highly talented artists. Our next exhibition at our Bristol gallery is a prime example of that commitment to painting and drawing.

A powerful exhibition of painterly works by three very different but complementary artists:

Euan McGregor PAI
David Smith RSW
Chris Bennett ROI

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McGregor, Smith and Bennett: Bristol April 7 - 28

Spring Exhibition, Long Melford: April 14 - May 23

Our latest exhibition features new work by some of our most collected artists:

John Button
Molly Garnier
Robert Newton
Sylvia Paul
David Porteous-Butler

We are delighted to welcome a new artist to the gallery, Adrian Parnell. Adrian was brought up in North Devon and studied at St. Martin’s School of Art and the Slade from 1970–77. He is an associate member of the Penwith Society, St. Ives, Cornwall and has work in the Tate Gallery’s collection at Kettles Yard, Cambridge.

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Spring Exhibition, Long Melford: April 14 - May 23

Ian Humphreys: Bristol May 3 - 26

At last! We are delighted to present our first solo exhibition by Ian Humphreys.

Ian Humphreys is where our journey into the art world really started. We bought several of his works as we started building our collection in the early 1990s. We still love his work, as it has evolved through many phases from the original, often humorous, figurative and still life work, to today’s haunting, almost abstract, seascapes and landscapes.

Ian will be present in the Bristol gallery at the Preview on the evening of Thursday May 3rd.

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Ian Humphreys: Bristol May 3 - 26

Affordable Art Fair, Hong Kong: May 18 - 20

We are excited to be exhibiting at the Affordable Art Fair in Hong Kong for the first time.

Hong Kong Convention And Exhibition Centre
1 Expo Dr
Wan Chai

Please let us know if you'd like an invitation.

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Affordable Art Fair, Hong Kong: May 18 - 20

Affordable Art Fair Battersea March 8th-11th 2018

We are looking forward to returning to the Affordable Art Fair Battersea, one of the largest and best attended art fairs in the world.

Do come and visit us on Stand J9.

We have a series of exciting new paintings by Michael G Clark PAI RSW, Steven Lindsay, Lucy McKie ROI, Robert Newton, Trevor Sowden, David Smith RSW, and Peter Wileman PPOI RSMA EAGMA FRSA.

Please contact us if you would like tickets.

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Affordable Art Fair Battersea March 8th-11th 2018

A Different Perspective: Feb 17: March 3

A solo exhibition of new paintings by John Evans

We are delighted to present our first solo exhibition by John Evans. Over the last two years, John has emerged as one of our most successful painters, admired alike by his fellow professionals and by the wider audience.

His work is very distinctive, covering both landscapes and still-life, with a different view of familiar scenes and clever variations on perspective and construction. The particular focus for many of the local Bristol scenes are the boats and buildings on and around our vibrant harbour-side.

John will be in the gallery for the opening of the exhibition on Saturday 17th February.

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A Different Perspective: Feb 17: March 3

First Look: Long Melford Feb 10 - March 20

Lime Tree Gallery is known for showing painterly work by highly talented artists. The first exhibition of the year is true to our ethos of constantly striving to introduce interesting new artists and artwork to the gallery.

Introducing, new to Long Melford, Boo Mallinson, Rose Strang, Celine Ranger. Featuring new work from Barrie Houghton, Val Pitchford, Helen Glassford.

Fresh, soft and light, new and original, the first look of 2018.

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First Look: Long Melford Feb 10 - March 20

Christmas Exhibition, Bristol

A wide-ranging, strong and vibrant exhibition on the walls at present.

As always, we will be selling a diverse range of 'Painterly' paintings by notable contemporary artists.

Michael Clark PAI RSW, Phil Johns, Alan James Mcleod, Morag Muir, Robert Newton, Ulla Ohlson, Colin Taylor, Jacqueline Watt, Peter Wileman, Vivienne Williams RCA

We also have a beautiful collection of glass and some fine jewellery.

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Christmas Exhibition, Bristol

Christmas Exhibition, Long Melford

A wide-ranging, strong and vibrant exhibition for the Christmas season, with new works of all sizes to suit a wide range of budgets. We hope to have something to please almost everyone,with still-life, landscape and figurative paintings, semi-abstract through to representational, all
underpinned with real technical ability.

Featuring work by John Button, Sarah Carrington, Claire Harrigan RSW, Peter King, Lucy McKie ROI, Sylvia Paul, Emma Williams.

With a lovely selection of jewellery and glass, there should be plenty of inspiration for Christmas presents!

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Christmas Exhibition, Long Melford

Edinburgh Art Fair, 17th-19th November

We are excited to be exhibiting for the first time at Edinburgh Art Fair.

Edinburgh Corn Exchange
New Market Road
EH14 1RJ

We will have new work by Steven Lindsay, Michael Clark, Ulla Ohlson, Rose Strang, Peter Wileman, Vivienne Williams, Trevor Sowden and Robert Newton.

Please let us know if you'd like a ticket for 2 to the Private View on the evening of Thursday 16th November
sue@limetreegallery.com

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Edinburgh Art Fair, 17th-19th November

Cambridge City Art Fair: 9 -12 November 2017

We are looking forward to exhibiting at the fifthCambridge City Art Fair, an exciting new event on the art calendar. We hope that you can join us.

9-12 November 2017
The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.

Please email info@limetreegallery.com if you would like a downloadable free invitation for the Private View and for the main fair days.

We will be showing new works by many of our most collected artists including Judith I Bridgland, John Button, Steven Lindsay, Elisabeth Lindstedt, Lucy McKie, Sigrid Müller, Robert Newton, Philip Richardson, Trevor Sowden, David Smith and Peter Wileman.

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Cambridge City Art Fair: 9 -12 November 2017

A Scottish Odyssey in Blue by David Smith RSW: Oct 28 - Nov 21

We are delighted to be exhibiting our 7th Solo show For David Smith RSW.

David understands the coast and islands of Scotland like few others. Many years of hill walking, mountaineering and rock climbing have instilled a clear sense of the terrain and skies, which is recreated in his paintings. His distinctive landscapes have become widely collected, and he was elected RSW in 2011.

‘Blue, Turquoise and Green are the primary colours that make up the palette for this exhibition of new Scottish paintings. They are the colours of the landscape which I tried to capture between plein air painting and working on my sketches.

The Sketchbooks for this exhibition are visual diaries of my travels and thoughts around the seaboard of Scotland, from the Firth of Clyde to Glen Elg in the West Highlands, the Hebrides to the Moray coast in the North East and down to the East Neuk of Fife.’

Come and meet the artist at Lime Tree Gallery on Saturday 28th October.

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A Scottish Odyssey in Blue by David Smith RSW: Oct 28 - Nov 21

Light Trail by Peter Wileman, Long Melford: Oct 14 - Nov 7

Peter Wileman is one of the UK’s leading contemporary painters. He is a Past President and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, a Member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Peter’s style is bold and vigorous, both in the use of colour and handling of paint, as he explores the effect of light on his subject. Seeking atmosphere through light and colour, he works in varying degrees of abstraction.

In this exhibition, Peter has focussed much of his attention on our beautiful Suffolk coast, with his interpretations of many of our favourite places ranging from Pin Mill up to Walberswick, via Woodbridge and other points in between.

‘My work in the exhibition aspires to interpret the way I see my favourite views through extensive use of both light, colour and varying degrees of abstraction.
I paint what I feel and not just what I see, conveying a sense of power and emotion that goes beyond the mere recording of the scene before me.’

Peter will be present from 11.00-15.00 on Saturday 14th October. Please take the chance to meet one of our leading artists. All welcome.

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Light Trail by Peter Wileman, Long Melford: Oct 14 - Nov 7

Affordable Art Fair, Bristol 7 - 10 September 2017

We love exhibiting at the Bristol Affordable Art Fair. Less frantic than some other art fairs, and in the lovely Brunel's Old Station at Temple Meads it has a great vibe.

We will be showing new work by Judith Bridgland, John Button, John Evans, Steven Lindsay, Robert Newton, Ulla Ohlson, Trevor Sowden and Peter Wileman FROI RSMA FRSA.

Do come and see us on Stand E9 opposite the cafe.

We have some tickets which give free or reduced price entry. Please contact us on sue@limetreegallery for more details.

Brunel’s Old Station,Temple Meads, Bristol,BS1 6QH

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Affordable Art Fair, Bristol 7 - 10 September 2017

Wales Prints

A series of unframed linoprints by much loved Welsh artist, Trevor Sowden

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Wales Prints

Affordable Art Fair Battersea March 2017

We are looking forward to returning to the Affordable Art Fair Battersea, one of the largest and best attended art fairs in the world.

Do come and visit us on Stand J9.

We have a series of exciting new paintings by Michael G Clark PAI RSW, Steven Lindsay, Lucy McKie ROI, Robert Newton, David Smith RSW and Peter Wileman PPOI RSMA EAGMA FRSA.

Please contact us if you would like tickets.

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Affordable Art Fair Battersea March 2017

Places I Know: 28 Jan 2017

Although landscape painters often seek new vistas, they usually have a special relationship with a particular place which has been an important part of their life as an artist. Be it an island, a town, a river or a coastline, something draws them back.

Maybe the same view in different light, maybe an element of realism within a largely abstract or semi-abstract space. Or perhaps experimenting with the colours and construction of a familiar view to give an unfamiliar composition to a well-known place.

New to the gallery is Suffolk- born, Swedish- based painter John Button. His evocative Suffolk coastal scenes are a distant reference to his childhood by the sea, north of Southwold.

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Places I Know: 28 Jan 2017

Works on Paper Feb 9-12

Lime Tree Gallery is pleased to be exhibiting at Works on Paper Art Fair, at the Royal Geographical Society, London SW7

9th - 12th February 2017

We will be showing work by artists Michael G Clark PAI RSW, Henry Jabbour, Steven Lindsay, Robert Matthew, Ulla Ohlson, David Smith RSW, Gregor Smith RSW, Trevor Sowden and Vivienne Williams.

This fair shows a wealth of art - using the supports of paper or similar for a wide variety of media and ages - so from early watercolours to the latest printmakers - there should be something for every taste and a wide price range to match.

Please get in touch if you would like an invitation.

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Works on Paper Feb 9-12

Ten by Ten

As part of our 10th anniversary celebration and as a thank you to our clients, many of our artists have given us 10” by 10” unframed paintings, all on canvas, and all to be sold at a special price of £500.

We hope that this will be an exciting opportunity for many of you to pick up a new work at a very reasonable price!

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Ten by Ten

Ten out of Ten

Ten years ago this November we opened our first gallery in Long Melford. Sometimes it feels like a lifetime ago, sometimes it feels like yesterday!

To celebrate we will hold a special 10th anniversary exhibition, including work by a wide range of our favourite artists, some of whom were in our opening exhibition, and others we have met in more recent
years.

All the way through we have stayed true to our belief in ‘painterly’ painters and this exhibition reflects that commitment.

Do come and celebrate with us at the Private View on the evening of Friday 18th November and throughout Saturday 19th.

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Ten out of Ten

Colour - Bristol 5- 30 November 2016

5th - 30 th November

A powerful exhibition by four of Scotland’s leading artists, all known for their use of colour, which is at the dynamic heart of Scottish painting.

Judith Bridgland is one of the UK’s most well known contemporary painters. She is widely collected, and her work is appreciated for powerful vigorous use of paint and sophisticated compositions.

Pam Carter has developed her own, very successful, take on the West Coast tradition of strong colour to interpret the drama of light in the landscape. Her work is inspired by the changing light sequences of the Western Isles.

Peter King, the first artist ever sold in Lime Tree Gallery, has created a distinctive style of painting, both still-life and landscape. Colour and the tactile qualities of paint are essential to his painting style; the marks, free paint and the textured shapes become field, wood and sky.

Alison McWhirter has an instinctive, unerring command of colour, often in novel combinations. She often mixes paint directly on the canvas, so creating a spontaneity which is instantly recognizable.

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Colour - Bristol 5- 30 November 2016

State of Flux: London, 25 - 29 October

Lime Tree Gallery is popping up in London to present a solo exhibition of new paintings and drawing by

Steven Lindsay

State of Flux

25th - 29th October

at A&D Gallery, 51 Chiltern Street, London W1U 6LY

Artist's statement:

The exhibition is called State of Flux as it suggests change, continuous passage, flow and movement. I feel it's relevant to my work, as well as reflecting the constantly changing, uncertain times in which we are living.

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State of Flux: London, 25 - 29 October

Cartman and McGregor: Bristol Sept 3 - Oct 4

Sam Cartman and Euan McGregor, artists of quite different background and education, have emerged as two of the great stylists of contemporary Scottish painting. Euan, born into a well-known Scottish family of artists and educated at Glasgow School of Art, Sam an Englishman, trained at Cumbria College of Arts and Design, before moving to Glasgow and then Dumfries and Galloway.

The work of both is shaped by image and composition, Sam’s by landscapes and urban environments, Euan’s often by the form of buildings and their immediate locale.

This is an exhibition of highly original and unusual paintings, always interesting, often challenging and usually with a keen sense of space, form and distance.

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Cartman and McGregor: Bristol Sept 3 - Oct 4

Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead 16 - 19 June

We are looking forward to our return to Hampstead, one of the nicest events in the art fair world.

We will be taking new works by Michael Clark, Molly Garnier, Steven Lindsay, Euan McGregor, Lucy McKie, Robert Newton David Smith, Trevor Sowden and Peter Wileman.

Come and see us on Stand D4.

If you would like tickets, please email sue@limetreegallery.com



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Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead 16 - 19 June

Colour: Long Melford April 9 - May 29

A powerful exhibition by four of Scotland's leading artists, all known for their use of colour.

Judith Bridgland is one of the UK's most well- known contemporary painters. She is widely collected, and her work is appreciated for powerful vigorous use of paint, sophisticated compositions.

Pam Carter, also mainly a landscape painter, has developed her own, very successful, take on the West Coast tradition of colour.

Peter King, the first artist ever sold in Lime Tree Gallery, has created a distinctive style of painting, both still-life and landscape. Peter's inspiration often stems from the seasonal effects of nature on the surrounding environment.

Marion Thomson’s work is often inspired by the Outer Hebrides. She focuses on the combinations of light and weather, the sense of space and the atmosphere of the landscapes.

This is a very powerful exhibition full of strong colour, drama and light.

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Colour: Long Melford April 9 - May 29

Invited Members of the RSW, Long Melford

Lime Tree Gallery specialises in representing Scottish artists known for the painterly use of colour and light. During the first exhibition of the year, a group of distinguished Members of The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) have been invited to exhibit a selection of their work. The RSW has a pedigree dating from its foundation in 1876. Many of Scotland’s most notable artists, including Academicians, have been RSWs. Today the membership of over 120 is replete with the names of painters who have international reputation.

Lime Tree Gallery is showing work by a selection of invited current RSWs, covering a wide range of subject matter, styles and media by Charles Anderson, Michael G Clark, Douglas Davies, Emma S Davis, Claire Harrigan, Sian MacQueen, Mhairi McGregor, David Smith and
Gregor Smith.

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Invited Members of the RSW, Long Melford

David Smith RSW- An Eye to the West - Bristol Oct 10 - Nov 2

Oct 10 - Nov 2

Artist's statement:

I am delighted to be have been asked once again to have a solo show with the Lime Tree Gallery. An Eye to the West is a collection of new Scottish paintings inspired by my recent trip to the Hebrides as artist in residence at Garyvard Lewis.

Working outdoors in a landscape still not cultivated by generations of crofting l found the contrast between the harshness of the Lewis landscape and the gentler shell beaches and strands of Harris compelling and exciting.

Working up my sketch books and canvases by drawing and painting on the spot for long hours in the clear northern light then returning to the studio in the evening to finish the painting was physically demanding but aesthetically rewarding.

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David Smith RSW- An Eye to the West - Bristol Oct 10 - Nov 2

Mats Rydstern Solo Exhibition Bristol Nov 7 - Dec 2

November 7th sees the much anticipated return to Bristol of the talented Swedish painter, Mats Rydstern. Mats is featured in many important collections in his homeland, and has become very sought after in the UK, since Lime Tree Gallery first featured his work in 2007. His last UK show, in 2012 was hugely popular.

Born in in Stockholm in 1952, and educated at Valands School of Fine Art in Gothenburg University from 1973 -1979, Mats is a fine technician of considerable versatility and vision. Although a noted portrait painter, his exhibited work comprises mostly his landscapes and beautiful still life works.

His still life work has an identifiable Scandinavian sparseness, whilst his landscapes follow a broader European tradition, even if they are often obviously Swedish locations. Both are distinguished by brilliant treatment of light and an unusual ability to capture stillness.
Mats Rydstern will be at the Lime Tree Gallery from 11.00-16.00 on Saturday 7th November

The day will also feature beautiful Swedish jewellery by Moa Smith. See 'News' for more information

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Mats Rydstern Solo Exhibition Bristol Nov 7 - Dec 2

Robert Newton - An Intimate Landscape - Solo Exhibition

'These paintings are of a working landscape and its surroundings, a landscape re-shaped to suit our own existence either for agriculture or mining or other development. Divided by narrow stretches of hedgerow, woodland and path, these tiny oases are a sanctuary for many insects, plants and animals. Here I highlight their habitat and its fragility; tomorrow it may be gone forever.'

This work is a journal of an immediate landscape, one that has become deeply rooted within my subconscious whilst walking my dog each day. A long-term project and one I began last year, it is a new direction and one, I hope, will add more emphasis to my painting.

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Robert Newton - An Intimate Landscape - Solo Exhibition
Scottish Landscape Artists
Still Life