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Kingcombe Gallery

We currently exhibit a range of local artists all year round in our beautiful converted barn.  All the art pieces are for sale with a percentage of each sale going directly to Dorset Wildlife Trust's vital work for our wildlife. 

The gallery is open during Visitor Centre open times.

Read on to find out more about the artists who have recently shown their work

Stephen Banks

Website:  http://dorsetscouser.com/

Stephen Banks, from Bridport,aka DorsetScouser specialises in the stunning images of astrophotography. His pictures have featured centre-spread in The Guardian, on the cover of an Astronomy Photographer of the Year book and on BBC Stargazing Live.

c STEPHEN BANKS (Kingcombe Centre)

Hugh Dunford Wood

Hugh Dunford Wood studied at the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art at Oxford. He has painted and exhibited worldwide, and was Artist in Residence at The Royal Shakespeare Company, and several years later at the Globe Theatre when it first opened in 2000. After a time being mentored by Peggy Angus in applied design, Hugh had a textile design business for 20 years, before moving a couple of years ago to printing on paper as a small run business, the results of which you can see on www.handmadewallpaper.co.uk.

red foxc HUGH DUNFORD WOOD (Kingcombe Centre)

David Metcalff

Based in Weymouth, Dorset, David’s woven wire sculpturees are inspired by garden design, and works with galvanised woven wire to produce animal sculptures.  He creates owls mounted on wooden blocks, which are suitable for display in the garden, and all year round.

c DAVID METCALFF (Kingcombe Centre) 

Sarah Morrish

Website:  www.natures-details.com

Sarah’s fascination and passion of illustrating the natural world stems from childhood and combined with her having worked in the field of conservation, her artwork depicts natural forms in a variety of media.

HHawkmoth c SARAH MORRISH (Kingcombe Centre)

Annabel Wilson

Website: http://townhillstudio.co.uk/

Annabel Wilson is a Dorset based designer and dyer using natural plant dyes.. At Townhill Studio, she creates vibrant textile designs using the stitch resist of shibori. They are made in to wonderful glowing lampshades and wall hangings.

c ANNABEL WILSON (Kingcombe Centre)

Angela Fendley

Website:   http://cargocollective.com/angelafendley

Designer and nature-lover Angela Fendley has lived in Dorset for over 25 years, and is motivated not only by the magnificent coastline, but also the region’s rich natural habitats: rivers, parklands, woodlands, commons and heaths. Her contemporay design work explores natures colours.

Angela Fendly Natural Colours 1