The gallery will be shut Wednesday 20th  and Thursday 21st July to complete some building work. Open as usual on Friday 22nd July.

The exhibition of Victorian and Early 20th Century North East artists is well received so come and have a look from Friaday 22nd onwards.

Exhibition of Victorian and early 20th Century painters. July 13th to August 31st.

An exhibition of original paintings by Victorian and early 20th Century artists from the North East of the North East. Including artists such as T S Hutton, B B Hemy, J F Slater, J  W Carmichael, T M Richardson and J D Liddell.

The work also serves as a historical record of the region and people will recognise the scenes and see how they have changed over time.exhjul22 Duncan Fraser Mclea boats, s shields or beach5

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New Artist – Walter Holmes

New Artist, Walter Holmes, has been painting most of his life and adeptly uses a wide variety of media. The gallery now has a range of his originals and prints. He manages to catch the atmosphere of a scene by his use of impressive perspective, light, colour and detail.

Volunteers wanted.

The Tower House Gallery is looking for volunteers again. If you would like the opportunity to work in a calm environment, talk to customers, would like to know how to use a card reader if you have not already done so, and have a studio to use yourself within the gallery please apply. You can email Rose Di Mascio or phone her on rose.di-mascio@sky.com or 07946874416.

You will be offered help in how to run the gallery and gain some useful experience.

New Artist Alison Hill

The newest artist at the gallery is Alison Hill who works in ceramics and pastels using a wide variety of subjects often depicting nature with a quirky twist.Alison Hill fishing

White Bright Light

A painting in the gallery is up for sale and the proceeds will go to help the restoration of the Church of Our Lady near Delaval Hall.

Bright White Light shows the Jersey coastline on a spring day. The painter, Carolyn Ainsworth is an artist and illustrator. The books she has illustrated include ‘The Days I Knew’ (Lillie Langtreys autobiography) and ‘These Haunted Isles’.

It is being sold on behalf of the Friends of the Church of Our Lady. The Friends charity were established in 1997 to fundraise to support and cherish the tiny Saxon/Norman parish church of Seaton.

The church suffered storm damage recently and the sale will go towards helping rectify the damage.Church of Our Lady Bright White Light2

New artist Margaret Weavill

Margaret Weavillcobweb_thumbMargaret Weavill is a writer from Durham who also paints. Her work is influenced by the natural world around her and how we relate to nature.