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Contemporary Art Exhibitions, Artist talks & Workshops

Paddy Campbell Outside In – Inside Out

Inspired by the work of Richard Long, Cornelia Parker and Andy Goldsworthy, this exhibition of constructed objects from ‘The Whitaker Yard’ brings a slice of the outside in.   

Campbell has spent several months working on the developing garden behind The Whitaker, reusing and transforming found objects into sculpture and site specific installation. He will take these objects, mostly constructed from stone and embellished with copper and represent them in the gallery setting.

  • Dates
    Thursday 27th July 2023 – Sunday 24th September 2023
  • Tickets

    Free, open to all.

This event is supported by the Arts Council England

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Paddy Campbell came to live in Rossendale in 2015 and spent years painting the hills of the East Pennines. He has developed his skills and attracted a lot of interest in his work and secured exhibitions at many local and national galleries. 

Developing from rural woodsman to fine artist, from chair maker to painter is an important transition, it offers Paddy Campbell a real sense of the commercial and social worth of creative output.   

He previously worked on the island of Alderney, capturing the bright white reflected light and images of the sea that surround the island. In southern Africa, he developed an appreciation of the sky which influenced his practice there. His work is held in many private collections worldwide 

Additional notes:

 

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  • Whilst some activities are offered free due to our current funding from ACE and HLF, we have introduced ‘pay what you can’ for some events with a suggested donation. We appreciate donations to ensure we can keep activities running in the future
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