Pete Ward Exhibition & Preview Night - Expressions of an Intimate Ecology
We would be delighted for you to join us at the exclusive private viewing of Pete Ward’s retrospective show on October 19th 5-8pm at The Heseltine Gallery.
For the last 17 years Peter Ward has been at the forefront of earth pigment research and painting in the UK. His journey began in North Devon, looking into the locally significant pigment Bideford Black and has since expanded, including contributions to national and international exhibitions, projects, and publications. This exhibition brings together all aspects Peter’s expansive interdisciplinary creative practice with hand foraged and processed earth pigments from Devon and Cornwall for the first time. Peter is currently based in West Penwith, Cornwall.
Pete Ward is also offering a variety of explorative public talks and workshops during his exhibition.
Pete Ward Earth Pigments Workshop Saturday 21 October 10-4pm
The workshop will offer practical insights into Peter’s art making process with earth pigments from Cornwall and North Devon, including hands-on pigment processing and paint-making demonstrations with a range of traditional binders (gum Arabic, egg, linseed/poppy oil and acrylic medium) and their geological and social history, alongside space to reflect upon the ecological relevance of making with foraged materials. All materials provided. No previous experience necessary. This workshop via ticket sales only and places will be limited.
The exhibition will be open for viewings on:
Saturday and Sunday 21/22 October 10am – 3pm
Saturday and Sunday 28/29 October 10am – 3pm
Saturday and Sunday 4/5 November 10am – 3pm
Saturday and Sunday 11/12 November 10am – 3pm
Saturday and Sunday 18/19 November 10am – 3pm
Saturday 25 November 10am – 3pm