Young Gallery Blog

  • Art comes in many shapes and sizes - Art comes in many shapes and sizes by Peter Riley Sharpen your eye. Take time to look at objects, people, landscape… double triple the time deliberately, what can you see? Observe the effect of light and colour. Look through a ... Read More
  • Interview with David Davies, creator of Settlement - Rosie Jackson is a published writer and poet who lives outside Frome. She used to teach at the University of East Anglia and now works freelance running creative writing and memoir workshops and acting as a mentor for writing projects.  ... Read More
  • Settlement – a gallery poem -  ‘Settlement’ – by artist and writer David Davies opens at Young Gallery on 11th July. The work includes and responds to themes of ‘landscape and settlement’ taken from paintings, drawings and sculpture work from the Young Gallery Collections. Responses include new ... Read More
  • Wiltshire’s Story 100 Objects - Wiltshire Museums have been working together over the past two years in order to create a shared exhibition of objects that illustrate Wiltshire’s intriguing and diverse past. From Stonehenge and the Moonrakers to its agricultural and industrial heritage, the resulting collection ... Read More
  • Jon Adams, as part of WONDERMENT – walklines - We are all on a journey and life is full of connections and moments of meaning. Using the John Creasey walking sticks, Linn O’Carroll has immersed herself in a new journey, a landscape experienced through walk-lines. Using found objects from ... Read More
  • WONDERMENT – walklines – a childlike sense of wonder - Linn O’Carroll is a Residence, focusing on The John Creasey Museum Collection. Linn’s work has always focused on environmental issues and walking has been an integral element of her work, she is a collector of objects ‘finders keepers’ and her ... Read More
  • Works by Peter Weaver, complementing the Edwin Young Collection - The Young Gallery was set up in 1913 when the local artist Edwin Young left his collection of pictures to Salisbury together with funding to build a gallery (which can still be seen in Chipper Lane).  The collection is primarily of watercolours ... Read More
  • Gillian Ayres, contemporary artist from the John Creasey Collection - This pastel drawing by Gillian Ayres is one of the many contemporary works that form part of the John Creasey Collection.  This work Untitled from 1964, in pastel on paper, is an interesting early example exploring form and pattern, which ... Read More
  • Offshoot - A collaboration between the Young Gallery, The Bees Knees UK & First Steps Nursery, complimenting The Plant Project exhibition.  As part of the preSENSE project, The Young Gallery’s artist in residence Prudence Maltby has curated The Plant Project exhibition, based on ... Read More
  • New Exhibition … The Plant Project - The Plant Project … inspired by Robin Tanner’s drawings of flowers, Prudence Maltby unveils the inclusion of plant life in contemporary art. This exhibition shows samples of work by Tanner from the collection, as well as showcasing a more current ... Read More