Up and Coming Exhibition: Tuesday 25th November 2014 until Sunday 21st December 2014
Location: Jackson Gallery, 77 Fortuneswell, Portland DT5 1LY
Open: 10am – 4pm Tuesday to Sunday (closed Mondays)

Pop Up Dorset up and coming exhibition flyer

Flyer image by Julia Gojtan, one of the exhibiting artists.

Pop Up Dorset in partnership with the Jackson Gallery, are proud to present eleven up and coming artists from the Dorset area, show casing graphic digital art, paintings, prints, photography and all manner of other good stuff.

Also exhibiting are some Pop Up favourites with work in ceramics, jewellery and wood … perfect for gifts (or yourself). Browse the exhibition and the fabulous range of cakes and coffee at Jacksons’ … a recipe for good cheer on these darker, winter days.

See the full list of exhibitors below

Up and Coming 2014 Submissions

Caro Lester

Caro Lester - Beachcomber - Pop Up Dorset

Caro Lester – Beachcomber

Location: Weymouth

My work in printmaking, photography and digital art focuses on the seaside and on all manner of flowers and plants. A strong love of colour and pattern underlines any creative process I embark on. I like the graphic quality of found collage, textiles and typography, and the use of lasercut & digitally-created elements. I use sketchbooks to draw and gather information for the starting point for any piece, backed up by photography, a burstingclip file of found materials and interesting type. This combination of cuttings, textiles and typography means my work has a graphic quality: I scan in and layer images and drawings to create digital collages, screenprint separations and design files for lasercut elements…but I rely heavily on black fineliners, Neocolor water-soluble crayons and markers to rough out and plan any work first. I love to spend time at Greenhill in Weymouth in our wooden beach tent on the beach, and growing things to draw. This year is the first I have exhibited in Dorset Art Week and I am looking to develop my practice further.

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Harvey Weschke

Scanned - Harvey Weschke - Pop Up Dorset

Scanned – Harvey Weschke

Location: Weymouth

I studied at Weymouth College and achieved a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design and the following year moved to Winchester to continue my studies at Winchester School Of Art, graduating last summer. Much of my work engages with the idea of removing or somehow distancing myself from the act of composition and I an interest in the processes that we undertake in the conception of an image. I have sought to engage with methods of image composition serving as an attempt to resolve ideas of chaos and control. I work in a variety of media but have become increasingly involved with digital composition and manipulation. The majority of my work retains abstraction as its impetus, although in collage I will often use pop culture/digital culture appropriation and the female figure as a juxtaposition, allowing the articulation and exploration of ideas around objectification, ownership, escapism and power. Tactile and digital works play with notions of presence and absence, unreal or implied space, scale, pattern and perfection vs. imperfection.

James Wedge

James Wedge  Location: Sherborne  James Wedge studied at The Royal College Of Art.Starting his creative journey as a couture milliner; his extraordinary creations were sought after by couture houses and the fashionable in London , Paris and New York.  James spent the next thirty years as a photographer becoming highly regarded in this media, he produced many iconic images including the Biba Nude. His work has been published in books and magazines and exhibited at galleries in Europe and America.  From his Dorset studio James now paints. As with his photographic work, his paintings are on the human condition, movement and time.  http://www.jameswedge.com/

Emma In Pink – James Wedge

Location: Sherborne

James Wedge studied at The Royal College Of Art.Starting his creative journey as a couture milliner; his extraordinary creations were sought after by couture houses and the fashionable in London , Paris and New York.

James spent the next thirty years as a photographer becoming highly regarded in this media, he produced many iconic images including the Biba Nude. His work has been published in books and magazines and exhibited at galleries in Europe and America.

From his Dorset studio James now paints. As with his photographic work, his paintings are on the human condition, movement and time.

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Julia Gojtan

Purple Forest - Julia Gojtan - Pop Up Dorset

Purple Forest – Julia Gojtan

Location: Bournemouth

I am a Brazilian-Austrian digital artist currently studying Illustration (MA) at Arts University Bournemouth.
I aspire to become a concept artist for film and animation after graduation, and almost all my works reflect this direction.

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Juliet Evans

Tri Doll - Juliet Evans - Pop Up Dorset

Tri Doll – Juliet Evans

Location: Poole

After completing a Foundation degree in photography at the Arts University Bournemouth in 2013, i have been continuing to produce fine art images in various genres. These include of local landscapes and travel photography although I do not tie myself down to any one category. I recently attained an Associateship with the Royal Photographic Society with a Contemporary project, using a Victorian doll.

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Katie Rewse

Home is ... Katie Rewse - Pop Up Dorset

Home is … Katie Rewse

Location: Bournemouth

I create illustrated goods such as prints, stationery and greetings cards, as well as working on apparel graphics and artwork for surfboards and skateboard decks.
Using vibrant colours, playful patterns and a variety of medium, my work stems from my love of the sea, adventure, and travel.

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Megan Dunford

Cell - Megan Dunford - Pop Up Dorset

Cell – Megan Dunford

Location: Martinstown

BA Honours graduate from Cardiff school of Art and Design in 2011. I have been based in Dorset since then, working for several arts organisations and projects.

I photograph and draw as much as I can.

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Nathalie Moore

Kingfisher - Nathalie Moore - Pop Up Dorset

Kingfisher – Nathalie Moore

Location: Bournemouth

Nathalie Moore is a freelance illustrator living and working in the UK. She has recently graduated from The Arts University in Bournemouth having studied BA illustration.
She grew up in North-West London and then moved to Cambridgeshire in 2005. Having lived in both a city and countryside environment, Nathalie values the vibrancy and beauty each landscape brings.

Her subject matter is inspired by looking at the beauty of the world around her wherever she may be, particularly noticing how even the most mundane of objects can be perceived as beautiful things in their own right. She is also inspired by the mandalas (spiritual images) found in Buddhism that represent the nature of experience, and the intricacies of both the enlightened and the confused mind.

She likes creating work that uses high saturations of colour and detail rendered in gouache and ink that are applied to a diverse range of surfaces. Using a limited colour palette gives Nathalie the freedom to create more abstract and graphic looking imagery.

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Rebeka Tarane

Untitled - Follow Me - Rebeka Tarane - Pop Up Dorset

Untitled – Follow Me – Rebeka Tarane

Location: Bournemouth

I am a Latvian currently studying fine art in Arts University Bournemouth. Right now I am exploring the opportunities I have and trying to figure out where I feel most comfortable creatively.

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Stephen Banks

Portland Bill - Stephen Banks - Pop Up Dorset

Portland Bill – Stephen Banks

Location: Bridport

Stephen Banks, a 25-year-old creative type living and working in Bridport, West Dorset. This is my photography portfolio, featuring mostly landscape work and astrophotography. The blog serves as my platform to (occasionally) shout about things. I should update it more often but, as you’ve probably guessed, I don’t get much spare time. Or sleep.

I offer the vast majority of the images on this website on my Shed Photography shop. These images are beautifully printed and mounted on aluminium.

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Tom Margin

Art 'n' Culture - Tom Margin - Pop Up Dorset

Art ‘n’ Culture – Tom Margin

Location: Bournemouth / London

I’m a self-taught artist, interested in sociological issues, the media and art history. I like working with pencils and pens, but sometimes use software to add colour.

Also into writing and film. This is my first exhibition, but I have more planned for next year.

Living with one foot in Bournemouth for the sea and one foot in London for the noise.

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Visiting Pop Up Dorset @ Jackson Gallery

The No.1 bus leaves from the sea front in Weymouth every 10 minutes or so. It takes about 20 minutes to get to Portland and there is a stop just past the Gallery.

If you’re driving, there is one hour parking on the road at Fortuneswell and two car parks, just past the gallery on each side of the road, which are free of charge.

The nearest train station is Weymouth. There are taxis from outside the station or the No.1 bus leaves from the sea front, approx 5 mins walk from the train station.

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Pop Up Dorset favourites

A few of our favourite established artists are also in the exhibition.

Alice Blogg

Alice Blogg designs at Pop Up DorsetI am a young and very enthusiastic female furniture maker. I studied a degree in 3D Design and later moved from the city to Dorset my birth place, to pursue my creative career. I started my business last January. Most of my work is one-off bespoke commissions.

Alice has provided some chopping boards and special laser cut Christmas baubles.
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Caroline Parrott

Caroline Parrott at Pop Up Dorset Dorset born artist Caroline Parrott works in anodised aluminium which she hand prints with her own unique designs that are inspired by captivating natural forms found in her surrounding countryside. The metal is then hand dyed to vibrant effect, before being cut, formed and finished as unique range of jewellery, sculpture and interior accents.

Caroline’s new range of pod jewellery were inspired by a recent installation she created for a project based on a walk along the South West coast path. The installation has recently been exhibited at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen and is due to go on tour with Artsreach and Villages in Action during Spring 2015. She recreated the designs for her large hanging pieces in to smaller forms to design her new collection of jewellery. The jewellery is created in anodised aluminium and sterling silver.

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Fernando Velázquez

Faro - 2014, Oil on Canvas, Fernando Velazquez at Pop Up Dorset

Faro – 2014, Oil on Canvas, Fernando Velazquez

Born in 1966, Fernando Velázquez grew up in a small village just outside Seville. Fernando moved to London in 1996 where he spent several years working from a studio in Hackney. Having developed a large following of dedicated fans and collectors, he is living now in Dorset, a new source of inspiration in a new phase of his career. ‘I truly believe in the immense power of painting to reveal the deepest mysteries of the human condition. I paint to understand the world around me, discovering unknown territories full of meaning. Painting gives me the opportunity to see reality with clean eyes. The distinction between abstraction and figurative art has no relevance for me; all art is real, based upon our physical dimension and the endless current of our imagination.

For this exhibition we are very pleased to have six new small works from Fernando. Amazing paintings and a must see ahead of solo exhibition of new work from Fernando in the Spring of 2015. This is the first showing of these particular works.

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Tiffany Scull

Tiffany Scull at Pop Up DorsetDiscovering and specializing in the beautiful technique of Sgraffito has allowed me to pair up my two loves of drawing and ceramics.I am passionate about this time consuming process and have developed a distinctive and unique style, with each piece being made, and meticulously decorated by hand.
A Hummingbird flying, an Angelfish swimming or a Damselfly resting on a flower are some of the themes I have explored so far in my work. I view each piece as a three dimensional drawing and a window into the magical world of many different creatures.

My decoration evolves naturally and is built up over many days with different stages to create the desired final finish. Recent works are now extending this detail from the front to the back of dishes, and the bottoms of vessels.

In the exhibition we have two amazing vases and some tiles all featuring Tiffany’s signature designs.

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