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February 2018

‘Meeting Kathe Kollwitz’

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

To accompany the Kathe Kollwitz exhibition in the Young Gallery, a talk will be given by the Reverend Pat Clegg. She wrote: ‘Meeting Kathe Kollwitz’ reflects how Kathe’s art can be experienced at a profound and personal level: in this first instance I recognised the common humanity in Kathe’s self-portraits only later realising that here was an individual I would liked to have known; the talk will take us on that journey of discovery.’ Reverend Pat Clegg biography: A former…

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March 2018

Members Choice

March 2 - April 28
Young Gallery, Salisbury Library, Market Place
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1BL
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Gallery 1 Young Gallery Members select a work from the Young Gallery Permanent Collection. To take part in this exciting opportunity become a Member of the Young Gallery

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Symposium on Käthe Kollwitz (cancelled)

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Young Gallery, Salisbury Library, Market Place
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1BL
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£25 - £30

Please note this event was cancelled because of the effects of bad weather. Join us for a full day of celebration, exploration, discussion and understanding of the work of Käthe Kollwitz, including a light buffet lunch (booking required by Friday 23rd February). Including talks by: Frances Carey, Curator Dr Dorothy Price, University of Bristol Jasper Humphreys, Marjan Centre for the Study of War and the Non-Human  Sphere, Kings College London Michael Sandle RA, Artist and a Panel Discussion: Reflections on the…

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Eleanor Bartlett (b.1951) Tar Paintings, drawings & prints

March 3 - April 21
Young Gallery, Salisbury Library, Market Place
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1BL
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Gallery 1 Eleanor Bartlett (b.1951) “This work continues an on-going series describing elemental form, painted with tar”.

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Ken Kiff (1935-2001) PAINTINGS – PRINTS – DRAWINGS

March 30 - May 25

Gallery 3 His deep personal knowledge of poetry and music informed his sense of a painting’s structure. He saw colour in terms of images and images in terms of colour, which constituted, as he saw it, “the natural complexity of painting”. Born in Dagenham in 1935, Kiff studied at first pottery, then stained glass, before eventually turning to painting at the Hornsey School of Art, 1955-61. Later he taught at various art colleges himself, including Chelsea School of Art and…

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April 2018

Ken Kiff Reception

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Young Gallery, Salisbury Library, Market Place
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1BL
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The Young Gallery would like to invite you to a reception to celebrate: Ken Kiff, RA (1935-2001) prints, drawings, paintings Paintings, prints and drawings from the Kiff estate held by Marlborough Fine Art, London. Friday 6th April 6 - 8pm Refreshments will be served. Colour and colour relationships interacted in Kiff’s paintings with a range of images evoking the blissfully radiant and lyrical to the comic and disturbingly grotesque: ‘fantasy was a way of thinking about reality’ was Kiff’s summary. …

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May 2018

Chris Riisager – Paintings and Sculptures

May 4 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Young Gallery, Salisbury Library, Market Place
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1BL
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Gallery 1 Chris Riisager was born in Oxford in 1961 but grew up in Wiltshire.  After studying at Goldsmiths, he returned here as an artist and teacher. “My chief interest in landscape painting lies in design.  Strong shapes and shadows that define in all weathers.  And colour – at the same time convincing and in harmony with the spirit of the place. A good view to paint is hard to find and yet often on the doorstep.  The time of…

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Reception for Riisager, Art & Form, plus talk on Ken Kiff

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Young Gallery, Salisbury Library, Market Place
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1BL
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The Young Gallery would like to invite you to celebrate the current Gallery 1 show - Riisager, Art & Form plus special event 'in conversation' - the curator and John Talbot discuss KIFF - The Undefined Image. All welcome

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June 2018

Hearts for a Hundred Years – Preview

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Young Gallery, Salisbury Library, Market Place
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1BL
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Preview from 6.30pm for the Gallery 1 show that starts on Saturday 2nd - 'Hundred Hearts for a Hundred Years' SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity (Wilts) are delighted to bring their 'Hundred Hearts for a Hundred Years' exhibition to the Young Gallery in Salisbury. Having worked with Peter Riley, Young Gallery curator, in an advisory role throughout the WW1-related project, it is entirely fitting that we bring its latest incarnation to Salisbury's premier public exhibition space. The project , based…

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SSAFA Hearts Exhibition

June 2 @ 8:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm
Young Gallery, Salisbury Library, Market Place
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1BL
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Gallery 1 As part of the SSAFA '100 Hearts for 100 Years' project, there will be a display of hand made pincushions made in commemoration of  the military Love Heart Pin cushions of WW1. SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity (Wilts) are delighted to bring their 'Hundred Hearts for a Hundred Years' exhibition to the Young Gallery in Salisbury. Having worked with Peter Riley, Young Gallery curator, in an advisory role throughout the WW1-related project, it is entirely fitting that we bring…

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