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Above The Blue

Above the Blue is Hampshire's refreshing, new contemporary art gallery in a stunning location overlooking the water on the Upper Boardwalk at Port Solent marina. It specialises in original paintings, ceramics and sculpture from a hand picked selection of individual makers that have been chosen for the superlative quality of their work.

Apart from paintings the range includes quirky clocks, unusual mirrors, ceramics, bronze resin sculptures of animals and exquisite bronzes by Cornish artist, Chris Buck, slip cast bone china vessels by the UK’s foremost exponent in this medium, Sasha Wardell, right through to a very versatile range of jewellery by Annabel Owens.

Portsmouth

United Kingdom
Address:
Above the Blue 33a The Upper Boardwalk Port Solent
PO6 4TP
Phone: 02392 377099
Website: www.abovetheblue.co.uk


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Artists Represented

Philippe Aird
Bob Aylott
Fiona Bates
Adriana Brinsmead-Stockham
Chris Buck
Kate Christie
Lizzie Cornelius
Nicky Chubb
Rob Dunster
Sue Evans
Jill Ford
Iveta Goddard
Leila Godden
Richard Goodwin-Jones
Mike Jones
Ali Lindley
Jenny Lock
Glyn Macey
Suzie Marsh
Julian Mason
John Mellows
Annabel Menheneott
Annabel Owens
Lea Phillips
Lynette Pierce
Janet Rogers
Nicola Rose
Colombina Snow
Richard Thorn
Sian Van Driel
Sasha Wardell
Sally Woodford


Sample Art Work (16)

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Current Exhibitions

Varied mix of paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass & jewellery


Forthcoming Exhibitions

'Nature in the Raw'

23 June - 15 July 2012

New oil paintings by Nicola Rose & ceramic sculptures by GCSE students from Ditcham Park School.

Private view: 23 June 2012, 7pm onwards. Please email lynn@abovetheblue.co.uk or ring 02392 377099 for an invite.

Location: Above the Blue gallery, The Upper Boardwalk, Port Solent, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 4TP
 
www.abovetheblue.co.uk 
 
Exhibition opening hours:
Wednesday to Saturday 10.30am - 7pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm 

This is the second solo exhibition of oil paintings by Nicola Rose held at Above the Blue following a highly successful show last year and glowing praise for her powerful, dramatic compositions and her sophisticated use of colour and texture. The highly atmospheric and expressive style of her work has a richness and depth which exudes a quality many artists can only aspire to.

The inspiration and focus for this new body of work came from a trip Nicola made to Scotland last Summer, staying in a remote croft in a rugged and sparsely inhabited area where she could immerse herself in un-interrupted sketching and painting. The intoxicating, raw beauty of th... [ Read all ]


Previous Exhibitions

'New Wave' - 2D & 3D work by BA degree students studying Illustration at the University of Portsmouth


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Location And Getting There

The gallery is located on the Upper Boardwalk at Port Solent, 5 minutes drive from J12 of the M27, just off the A27. Ample free parking.

An easy drive from London.


Contact-Directors/Staff

Director: Lynn Pickett


Opening Times

Monday/tuesday Closed
Wednesday/thursday 10.30am - 6pm
Friday/saturday 10.30am - 7pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm