Exhibition: Contemporary Landing
Sat 8 June - Thu 4 July
The Granary Building at Snape Maltings with its industrial landing and lobby lends itself perfectly as a platform to showcase contemporary artists in an interesting and visually impacting way. The Contemporary Landing exhibition will do just that; bringing together the vibrant paintings of Cornelia FitzRoy, Anna Mac, Rob Wyn Yates and Hanna Buck, with a bespoke lighting installation from Charlotte Packe.
This innovative exhibition will bring colour and a burst of something new to The Maltings Gallery.
There will be a private view for this exhibition, with a chance to meet the artists, on Saturday 8 June 4pm-6pm.
Cornelia FitzRoy is a landscape artist based in Norfolk who paints plein air from the back of her Landcruiser “studio”. Her work that was selected for Grayson Perry’s “Yellow Room” was sold at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2018 and is one of the chosen paintings for the 2020 RA wall calendar.
Anna Mac is a Suffolk based artist whose work focuses on a strong sense of colour, balance and composition. The paintings exhibited here at The Snape Maltings Gallery are inspired by Anna’s love for ‘Suffolk pink’ cottages. The structural use of line is subtle, so as to hint at an architectural scene, but they may also be viewed as simple abstract shapes.
Rob Wyn Yates
From film sets to galleries, Rob Wyn Yates’ abstract and geometric paintings are highly sought after – with big screen commissions for films including Bohemian Rhapsody. His acrylic paintings achieve a spatial realism, using shape and colour with form, to convey three-dimensions.
Suffolk artist Hanna Buck has a love for colourful images and bold typography, and this translates perfectly into her paintings. She allows her works to establish their own direction, usually starting with dark backgrounds, and gradually building up layers of colour.
Norfolk-based lighting designer Charlotte Packe is creating the centre-piece for our Contemporary Landing exhibition – a lighting installation made using natural materials. Her connection to Snape Maltings is clear – her logo an image of our iconic tree – and we are delighted to announce that she is also currently working on a range of bespoke pieces for our House & Garden shop, all made locally and inspired by the landscape of Snape.