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Art exhibitions on display at Ludlow Assembly Rooms

A programme of exhibitions featuring work by regional artists – displaying the rich diversity and creative talent in the area.

Current Exhibition:

Caris Jackson – Theatre of Collage

22 March – 11 May 2024

The abandoned, unloved and unwanted are transformed into unique opulent art, rich in narrative and intrigue .
Caris is a mixed media collage artist living in Wellington, Shropshire. Her work is inspired by theatrical spaces and performers, which she creates by re-purposing vintage prints and papers layered and embellished with recycled fabrics and items.
Caris decided to become an Artist aged 4 when she visited the local Art College degree show in Wolverhampton. 14 years later she returned to enrol upon a Foundation Art & Design course, followed by a Fine Art degree at Liverpool John Moores University. Also a qualified Post 16 Tutor, Caris has taught Art extensively in colleges, community settings and at HMP Parc in South Wales.
Having exhibited around the UK, Caris was commissioned by London Hilton Metropole in 2022 to create a large permanent art installation to tell the story of the Tyburn Stone in the Tyburn Kitchen restaurant.
Her eight bespoke portraits created especially for the inaugural Latitude Women’s Contemporary Art Exhibition at Latitude Festival 2023 celebrated trailblazing women from stage and screen on 10ft tall billboards.
Caris is Artist-in-Residence at The Bolthole Store in Ironbridge and welcomes visitors to her open studio.
Limited edition prints, greetings cards, a selection of home and giftware are available to purchase in the shop.
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Next Exhibition:

Julia Timmins – Earth, Sky and Sea: A Printmaker’s World

17 May – 6 July 2024

Julia Timmins is an artist and printmaker living and working in rural Shropshire. Profoundly influenced by the natural world, Julia creates keenly observed and finely detailed wood engravings and other prints using traditional tools and techniques. She invites the viewer to explore the wonders of our environment through her eyes.
“Nature’s ephemeral, ever-evolving beauty has always fascinated me. The delicate balance of the ecosystem inspires me to capture its intricate details and organic patterns in my work. Through my art I seek to celebrate the diversity and interconnectedness of life on earth and encourage others to deepen their connection with nature.”