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Helen Dougall: new exhibition at Edmund Gallery, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Helen Dougall, painter, printmaker and batik artist, has a new exhibition opening soon at The Edmund Gallery in Bury St Edmunds, from from Saturday 21st March – Thursday 26th March 2015.


© Helen Dougall

Helen is sharing the exhibition with the ceramicist, Rob Wheeler.

The Edmund Gallery is situated on Angel Hill and is run by St Edmundsbury Cathedral as a non-profit art space. The gallery occupies rooms previously used by the cathedral’s education department. This exhibition is open to the public with kind permission of the Dean and Chapter of St Edmundsbury Cathedral

An Exhibition of Ceramics by Rob Wheeler and Batik Wallhangings, Paintings and Prints by Helen Dougall

The Edmund Gallery
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral
Angel Hill
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1LS

Saturday 21st March to Thursday 26th March 2015

Meet the artists at the preview: 2 – 5 pm, Saturday 21st March 2015. The exhibition continues daily until Thursday 26th March, open 10 am – 6 pm.

Helen has shared some of her art and inspiration here on the Artworks blog, in our artists’ interviews series called ‘Take Five’: Take five with… Helen Dougall.


© Helen Dougall

Helen offers occasional workshops on batik in her studio and in schools. In addition to being a member of Artworks, Helen is also a member of the Batik Guild and the Suffolk Craft Society. Get an insight into Helen’s art by visiting her Artworks page on this website, or visit her own website: http://hdbatik.co.uk

ARTWORKS today: Learn about batik with artist Helen Dougall

Today, Friday 20 September 2013, Artworks artist Helen Dougall will be demonstrating traditional and creative batik textile techniques in the Artworks exhibition demonstration area.
Helen Dougall Batik: Everything it’s Cracked up to be!

Helen Dougall says: I am interested in the effect of agriculture on the landscape, tractors ‘drawing’ across fields to produce perspective patterns and the effect of sunlight across stubble fields… 

Read more about Helen’ Dougalls batik artwork on the Artworks website.

You can see Helen Dougall demonstrating the techniques of batik in the Artworks exhibition today, from 10.15 am – 4.30 pm
Stay tuned to the Artworks blog for daily Artworks exhibition news and updates, as a different artist will be demonstrating in the Artworks exhibition every day.
The Artworks annual exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to see and buy new and original contemporary work by some of East Anglia’s most inspired and creative artists, all under one roof! Read more about the Artworks artists on our main website.
7 – 29 September 2013
Blackthorpe Barn
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ
The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, free exhibition catalogue, free admission, ample free parking, wheelchair accessible. 
We also have the ever popular Artworks shop, which stocks small paintings, prints, unframed drawings, often straight from the artist’s studio, a good range of sculptural art including ceramics, metalwork, glass & papier mache, together with many handmade artist cards, assorted greetings cards and artist postcards. There is also our Artworks café selling light refreshments.

We look forward to welcoming you to Artworks 2013 at Blackthorpe Barn!

Some pictures from the ARTWORKS exhibition, take a look!

Here are a few photographs taken at our 14th Annual Artworks exhibition in the wonderful setting of Blackthorpe Barn. The exhibition is open daily, from 10am to 5pm, until 29 September 2013.

Ceramics by Carol Pask & paintings by Constance Stubbs
Ceramic sculptures by Kate Reynolds, batik & paintings by Helen Dougall

Mixed media (glass, film, projection) by Liz Waugh McManus

Mike Ashley‘s paintings viewed from the reception desk

Stay tuned to the Artworks blog for exhibition news & updates, as we will be adding more photographs of the exhibition very soon.

We also have the very popular Artworks shop, selling artists’ limited edition prints, unframed drawings and paintings, small 3D works in glass & ceramic, and a superb range of greetings cards and postcards – even more art to browse. Read more about the Artworks shop here. There is also the Artworks café selling light refreshments.

ARTWORKS 14th Annual Exhibition
7 – 29 September 2013
Blackthorpe Barn
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, from 10am to 5pm, free admission & ample parking, wheelchair accessible. We hope you will enjoy your visit to Artworks in the beautiful rural setting of Blackthorpe Barn.