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Fabrication of Reality

We are so glad that we made the effort in 2010 – 2011 to ensure that we have an efficient studio space up and running. It is paying dividends now as although it is pretty chaotic on the home front, our art production and exhibition planning has been able to continue relatively unhindered. Unfortunately it [...]

Summer Exhibition and August Extension

Stephen has two paintings on show in the Summer Exhibition at the Off the Wall Gallery in Cardiff. The Private view is on Friday 5 August 6.00 – 8.00pm, we hope to be there (fingers crossed). The exhibition closes on 13 September. To book for the Private View email art@galleryoffthewall.com His solo show at ‘The Gallery’ [...]

The Gallery, Preview Evening

I understand from Stephen that the preview event yesterday evening at The Gallery in Chard went very well. He says that Tracey and Simon had done a lovely job with the hanging and everything looked really good. The evening was quite busy and Stephen enjoyed talking with everyone who came. People seemed genuinely intrigued by [...]

Sunday Closure, an apology

If you tried in vain to visit Stephen’s show at the Glass Room on a Sunday last month we can only apologise, but the fault was not ours. Apparently the management of the Colston Hall decided to close the building on Sundays this summer and it came into effect in July. Unfortunately they failed to [...]

Artist in attendance

Stephen has gone down to the Colston Hall to be on hand at his show today. If anyone is able to drop in he’d love to chat about the work. There is a record fair on in the hall foyer today, so there should be quite a few people around.

By Chance and Design – Launch and Update

All went well putting up the show and the paintings and drawings look beautiful in the Glass Room. It is a lovely open, airy space, well lit and nicely air-conditioned. It is an excellent addition for the Colston Hall. The gallery is in the main foyer, divided from it by a glass wall so people [...]

Keeping Calm

There’s just 24 hours to go until the launch of Stephen’s show at the Colston Hall tomorrow. Things are remarkably calm here. All his pictures are framed, bound in protective film and ready to go. Tomorrow morning we will start hanging the work and the kit we need is organised and packed. I have prepared [...]

We’re busy, busy, busy

Distributing flyers, updating mailing list, framing work , preparing show information. Making the work is the easy bit.

Exhibition Showing Now

‘Treasures & Souvenirs’ is a joint exhibition by painter Stephen Lovatt and visual artist Susan Lovatt showing at Bristol’s Tobacco Factory from 28 March 2011 to 30 April 2011. Stephen Lovatt presents paintings revealing the contents of his ‘treasure box’ and Susan Lovatt displays some unusual souvenirs. Stephen Lovatt’s paintings are composed in his studio [...]

In the Frame

Stephen, as well as continuing with his painting, researching galleries, exhibitions and other outlets, is investigating framing options. He has been using a rather lovely plain beech moulding for all his pictures, but he is considering using an even plainer ‘box frame’ instead. All this takes time, finding out what options local framers will make [...]