Art Cinema
Sep09

Art Cinema

Every Friday night the Sayle Gallery presents ‘Art Cinema’, a series of arts films and documentaries looking at all aspects of the arts, from visual art to music, performance and production.

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Tabula Rasa – UCM Graduates
Jul26

Tabula Rasa – UCM Graduates

Tabula Rasa – Five of this year’s graduates from University College Isle of Man, are coming together for a first exhibition since becoming trained and qualified artists. Daniel Price, Erin Dimelow, Margaret Buchanan, Rebekah Corlett and Sharon Beedell all work as fine artists but have, over the course of their studies, developed their own individual styles and approaches. They are now embarking on life after full time study and...

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A Happy Medium – Elöise White
Jun17

A Happy Medium – Elöise White

Elöise has been based at the Sayle Gallery since August 2016 in the Position of Artist in Residence. In this time she has been developing her post-graduate practice, working towards producing her new exhibition ‘A Happy Medium’, to showcase the work she has undertaken during her year as Resident. Eloise graduated from Staffordshire University in June 2016, where she studied for BA Hons in Stop Motion Animation and Puppet...

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Isle of Man Art Festival 2017
Apr25

Isle of Man Art Festival 2017

The Isle of Man Art Festival (29th April – 1st May) is organized by the Creative Network. The island’s annual celebration of visual art provides a wealth of inspiration and opportunities. This festival allows the public to discover local artists, with open access to studios, exhibitions, and private workspaces as well as opportunities to participate in demonstrations and workshops.

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Thirty-Seven and Three-Quarters : James Marvin
Apr13

Thirty-Seven and Three-Quarters : James Marvin

As the Isle of Man prepares to welcome thousands of road racing fans to its shores, the Sayle Gallery is welcoming a new exhibition to its walls. The show is entitled, Thirty-Seven and Three-Quarters and, unsurprisingly, it features the world-famous TT course.   Countless photographs will be taken during this year’s TT festival of countless bikes, racers and other racing paraphernalia by countless amateur and professional...

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Cut From the Same Cloth – Alice & Julie Fayle
Mar21

Cut From the Same Cloth – Alice & Julie Fayle

Cut From the Same Cloth Julie and Alice Fayle 2nd April – 7th May In this joint exhibition, the work of both artists demonstrates an exploration of non-traditional, imaginative and ethereal use of cloth. The work of mother and daughter displays similarities through the extraordinary qualities of fragility it captures, however, both artists employ very different techniques and subject matter. Perhaps one would expect some similarities...

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Turning Point.
Mar07

Turning Point.

The new exhibition ‘Turning Point’, at the Sayle Gallery in Douglas, brings together the work of significant Artists from the contemporary art world, beyond our Island’s shores, and will mark an important stage in the development of the Sayle Gallery’s development, as it embarks on a new journey and a new direction. The exhibition showcases the work of five artists with international recognition including...

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Simon Buttimore Art Cinema Club is back Friday 25th Nov!
Nov20

Simon Buttimore Art Cinema Club is back Friday 25th Nov!

We are pleased to announce that the Art Cinema Club set up by late local artist Simon Buttimore is back 🙂 On the 25th November, Nadia will be showing a film suggested by another local artist, Shane Lucas. For details of this film, please join the Art Cinema Facebook Group where we will now be advertising our events, or call the gallery if you are not on facebook. If you leave your mobile number with the gallery we will text you the...

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Answering The Need To Create – Colleen Corlett
Oct10

Answering The Need To Create – Colleen Corlett

Answering The Need To Create – Colleen Corlett The Sayle Gallery once again welcomes Colleen Corlett to its walls, with a her new exhibition ‘Answering the need to create’, showcasing work from across the breadth of Colleen’s creative practice, and exhibiting the great range of skills that she employs. Colleen’s work is well known on the Isle of Man, notably for the stamp designs that she created during...

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Simon Buttimore – ‘A Man Apart’
Sep16

Simon Buttimore – ‘A Man Apart’

The Sayle Gallery is pleased to be presenting a new exhibition in fond memory of one of the island’s well known characters, Simon Buttimore, who sadly passed away earlier this year. The exhibition will be a reflection of Simon’s extraordinary lifestyle and his creativity. It will showcase a wide range of Simon’s own artworks and collections, shared by those who loved and admired him, and his work. Simon believed wholeheartedly in the value of art provision in general and in the Sayle Gallery in particular and did much to support the gallery’s work.

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Family Workshop – Mask Making and Performance Art
Sep15

Family Workshop – Mask Making and Performance Art

Family Workshop – Mask Making and Performance Art   Cost: £20 per family per session. Inspired by the figurines and characters that Simon Buttimore collected and created, paper mache heads and handmade costumes will be videoed to create a short performance art film over two Saturdays. (1-3pm) Contact the Sayle on 01624 674557. email info@sayle.gallery or pop in to book your place!...

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Adult Workshop (14+) – Manipulating Movies
Sep15

Adult Workshop (14+) – Manipulating Movies

Adult Workshop (14+) – Manipulating Movies   £20 per adult Manipulating a short cycle of film using paint, tearing, sketching etc in order to create a short animation, inspired by Simon Buttimore’s experimental film of the local scenery and people. Contact the gallery to book your place 674557

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Family Workshop – Balinese Shadow Puppetry
Sep15

Family Workshop – Balinese Shadow Puppetry

Family Workshop – Balinese Shadow Puppetry   £20 per family Inspired by the eclectic collection of Asian artifacts that Simon Buttimore collected throughout his life, and his wonders with other cultures, have a go at some Balinese-inspired shadow puppetry to create a collaborative story performance. Contact the gallery to book your place 674557

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Art Cinema at the Sayle – Simon Buttimore
Sep15

Art Cinema at the Sayle – Simon Buttimore

Art Cinema at the Sayle – Simon Buttimore   This Friday (16th) The Sayle Gallery will host an evening of Film, dedicated to Simon Buttimore. Simon was key in getting Art Cinema events running at the Sayle, so what better tribute could there be than gathering and watching a collection of his own Video Artworks set against an exhibition of his work? Doors open at 7pm Screening starts at 7.30pm All are...

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Manx Grand Prix 2016 exhibition
Aug29

Manx Grand Prix 2016 exhibition

Don’t forget to check out the Manx Grand Prix / Festival of Motorcycling exhibition at The Sayle Gallery where you’ll find a selection original artwork by John Hancox, Jelena Benson, Rachael Clegg… as well as prints, greetings cards and mugs, tees available for sale...

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Friday Art Cinema Club
Aug10

Friday Art Cinema Club

Please join our Facebook Art Cinema Club to catch up on our film events and see what we are showing. We meet up every second and final Friday of the month to relax and watch art films in the gallery. Please join The Sayle Gallery Facebook Art Cinema Club or call the Gallery for Information. This week’s (August 12th) film is being advertised on our facebook page....

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‘The Salt of the Earth’ 2014
Jul27

‘The Salt of the Earth’ 2014

The Salt of the Earth is a 2014 French-Brazilian biographical documentary film about the life and work of Brazilian Photographer Sebastiao Salgado. In The Salt of the Earth, we see Salgado, along with his wife Lelia, divert their energy way from photography to try to reclaim the drought-stricken farm; the idea of a garden gradually evolved into a national park, with millions of replanted trees.

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Artists from the Park – Group Exhibition
Jul27

Artists from the Park – Group Exhibition

Artists from the Park A Group Exhibition 4 August – 4 September 2016 To run alongside our family arts weekend ‘Art in the Park’, the Sayle Gallery will host a group exhibition showcasing the work of the artists involved with the event, as well as displaying the efforts of public from the weekend and workshops. The main gallery space will host a variety of work created by each artist, featuring a range of media and...

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Art in the Park – Family Arts Weekend
Jul27

Art in the Park – Family Arts Weekend

Art in the Park 2016 Family Arts Weekend Following from the success of last year’s event, the Sayle Gallery and Villa Marina will again be putting on an ‘Art in the Park’ family arts weekend. The three day event will feature demonstrations by some of the Island’s best artists and crafters, in the beautiful park setting of the Villa Marina Gardens, including wood carving, ceramics, stained glass and painting, as...

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‘Of Time and Place’ – Peter Davies
Jun25

‘Of Time and Place’ – Peter Davies

‘Of Time and Place’ by Peter Davies 1 July – 31 July 2016 This July, the Sayle Gallery will present an exhibition of figurative scenes by Peter Davies; each piece being influenced by the time, season, and location in which it was created. Peter has enjoyed a long career spanning five decades in the arts. Peter was born in Moreton, on the Wirral peninsula, educated at Wallasey School of Art, Birmingham College of Art...

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Around the World in 90 Minutes: An Astronaut’s Perspective – Nicole Stott
May20

Around the World in 90 Minutes: An Astronaut’s Perspective – Nicole Stott

New solo exhibition of painting and photography by NASA Astronaut (Ret.) Nicole Stott, opening at the Sayle Gallery. ‘Around the World in 90 Minutes: An Astronaut’s Perspective’           27 May – 26 June

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‘Drawn Steel’ – Rob Jones
Apr23
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‘The Art of Darkness’ – Julian Simmonds
Apr12
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April Art Cinema Listings

*****Art Cinema @ The Sayle – April Listings****** Friday, 15th April – Pan’s Labyrinth Director / Writer: Guillermo del Toro “In 1944 Spain young Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) and her ailing mother (Ariadna Gil) arrive at the post of her mother’s new husband (Sergi López), a sadistic army officer who is trying to quell a guerrilla uprising. While exploring an ancient maze, Ofelia encounters the faun Pan, who tells...

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Cian Quayle – Points of Departure
Mar15
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Art Cinema March Listings
Mar22

Art Cinema March Listings

*****Art Cinema @ The Sayle – February Listings******   Friday,25th March – Transylvania Director: Tony Gatlif Writer: Tony Gatlif Composer: Delphine Mantoulet Transylvania is a French drama that was released at the 2007 Cannes film festival. It is a not-so-traditional love story / road trip which explores the gypsy way of life and has much emphasis on the music. This wonderful story shows the ups and downs of the harsh way...

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February Art Cinema Film Listings
Feb24

February Art Cinema Film Listings

*****Art Cinema @ The Sayle – February Listings******   Friday, 26th February – Englar Alheimsins Director: Ingvar E. Sigurðsson Writer: Einar Már Guðmundsson Music: Sigur Rós & Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson This week’s film is an Icelandic story which tells a wonderful tale about an artist’s (musician and poet) struggle with his mind. It is beautiful and put together with amazing music from Sigur rós. Based on the...

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Starting February 5th: Maurits Ver Elst
Jan26

Starting February 5th: Maurits Ver Elst

“Maurits Ver Elst Rediscovered:  A Modern Belgian Master.” 18th December 1924, Haacht, Belgium –  27th July 1987, Johannesburg, South Africa. Timeless works that continue the road of Flemish and Dutch Masters. Kindly on loan from the Ver Elst family for the benefit of the public. The Sayle Gallery is pleased to announce that it will be presenting the work of the distinguished Belgian artist Maurits Ver Elst...

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Experimental Collaborative Art Events
Jan12

Experimental Collaborative Art Events

Experimental Art at the Sayle Gallery We are inviting artists to propose experimental projects that can be carried out in one evening and that can involve other artists. It is hoped, of course, that the output can stand alone as works of art that viewers can relate to, but the emphasis in on the process. By its very nature, experiments do not necessarily produce the desired outputs, but do allow a freedom of expression and an...

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Life Drawing Tuesdays
Jan10

Life Drawing Tuesdays

Life Drawing takes place most Tuesdays from 6-7.30pm. We have a variety of models. Cost £10 (£8 to members). Open to all abilities. Please supply your own materials (though some materials available in you forget/run out). We use chairs and boards, but one large easel available by reservation. Models (updated with additions/changes regularly): 12th Jan : Naomi 19th Jan: Henry (balletic) 26th Jan: Naomi 2nd Feb: David 9th Feb: NO LIFE...

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January Art Cinema Film Listings
Jan08

January Art Cinema Film Listings

*****Art Cinema @ The Sayle – January Listings****** 8th January – Gesualdo: Death of 5 voices (1995) Dir: Werner Herzog The film explores the music of Carlo Gesualdo and the legends surrounding Gesualdo’s personality, his cursed castle, and his murder of his wife and her lover. Between narration and interviews, several of Gesualdo’s madrigals are performed. 15th January – The Colour of Pomegranates (1969) Dir:...

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PAST EVENT: Unseen Faces by Tomas Kowalski
Jan06

PAST EVENT: Unseen Faces by Tomas Kowalski

Sayle Gallery Exhibition: ‘Unseen Faces’ by Tomasz Kowalski, 15th-31st January 2016. Isle of Man based photographer, Tomasz Kowalski’s vision through the camera lens ‘Unseen Faces’ opens on Friday 15th January at the Sayle Gallery. The concept for the exhibition began on the Island, with the image ‘The Sleeping Giant’, which will make you cautious not to wake the giant, next time you walk on...

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EXTENDED UNTIL END FEBRUARY: Mann Underground by Shane Lucas
Jan06

EXTENDED UNTIL END FEBRUARY: Mann Underground by Shane Lucas

This exhibition has proven very popular and will be extended to include the half-term period. Shane Lucas is in daily to talk to visitors. MANN UNDERGROUND, an exhibition by Shane Lucas of models, books and sketches based on the Laxey Mines, opens on the 15th January at the Sayle Gallery. Shane was formerly a caving explorer and instructor, and a passionate follower of adventurous sports. Whilst converting a Tholtan, which had once...

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Printmaking Course – Jan/Feb 2016
Dec16

Printmaking Course – Jan/Feb 2016

Artist Christian Hardman will be running this course, which is an introductory course to printmaking, over 3 consecutive Mondays. (10am until 5pm). At the end of the course, you will have access to the printing printing press at the Sayle Gallery free of charge (excludes materials) until April 2016. Dates: Monday 18th Jan, Monday 25th Jan, Monday 1st Feb 2016 (and use of press until 1st April 2016) Cost: £150 Grouo size: Limited to 6...

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Photography and the Art of Light: Jan/Feb course
Dec16

Photography and the Art of Light: Jan/Feb course

Artist Photographer Henry Uniacke (Recent Exhibition) will challenge you in this course to look beyond the lens of the camera to different ways of seeing. You don’t have to have experience or a fancy camera, just enthusiasm! tThe course will run over 3 consecuriMondays. The idea is that during the course you develop technical skills to enable you to be creative. Creativity comes first and you will learn technical skills along...

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Life Drawing Tuesday 22nd Dec 6pm
Dec16

Life Drawing Tuesday 22nd Dec 6pm

We have male and female models in this mixed-ability group. The sessions are supervised, but not taught. The environment is relaxed and friendly and people share what they have done and their ideas / knowledge. Tuesday 22nd December 6-7.30pm is the last session until the New Year. Cost : £10 (£8 for those who subscribe to the Gallery). Life Drawing resumes on Tuesday 12th January 2016. Below is a photo from a recent class, with model...

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Christmas workshops

A chance for your children to get creative. £10 includes materials. There are 2 slots 11-1 and 2-4 on both Saturday 19th Dec and Monday 21st Dec. At the Sayle Gallery.

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Friday Art Cinema 7.30pm 20th Nov

Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011) The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America’s most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have risen to iconic status in American culture. ‘Eames: The Architect & The Painter’ draws from a treasure trove of archival material, as well as new interviews with friends, colleague,...

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Art Cinema 13th November
Nov12

Art Cinema 13th November

13th November 2006 72 minutes How does artist Matthew Barney use 45,000 pounds of petroleum jelly, a factory whaling vessel and traditional Japanese rituals to create his latest art project? Barney plowed the waters off the coast of Nagasaki to film his massive endeavor, Drawing Restraint 9. The documentary Matthew Barney: No Restraint journeys to Japan with Barney and his collaborator Bjork, as the visual artist creates a...

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PAST EXHIBITION – Jeremy Paul
Sep29
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Past Event: ‘Twelve’ – Charlotte Jane Henry
Sep23
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Art Cinema, 23rd October – ‘Manufactured Landscapes’ (2006)
Sep09
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Art Cinema, 16th October – ‘Lynch: One’ (2007)
Sep09
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Art Cinema, 9th October – ‘Liv & Ingmar’ (2012)
Sep09
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Art Cinema, 2nd October – ‘I Shot Andy Warhol’ (1996)
Sep09
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Art Cinema, 18th September – ‘Isam Live’ (2013)
Sep09
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Art Cinema, 11th September – ‘Brand upon the Brain’ (2006)
Sep09
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Past Event: ‘Element’ Photography Exhibition by Henry Uniacke
Sep02

Past Event: ‘Element’ Photography Exhibition by Henry Uniacke

Photographer-in-Residence, Henry Uniacke, is exhibiting at the Sayle Gallery throughout September. ‘Element’ combines pure landscapes of the Island, with abstracted rockforms and seascapes. “I am looking at both the compositional form and the way the elements of nature have formed them.” As a response to his new environment, Henry Uniacke has moved away from his more familiar style of people in landscapes....

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FREE Friday Night Film 4th September: First Position (2011)
Sep02

FREE Friday Night Film 4th September: First Position (2011)

    Director: Bess Kargman Six young ballet students, all from different backgrounds, prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, a competition in which dance schools and companies from around the world scout for new talent. “I ended up quitting my job to make this film, my first film, and I thought maybe by choosing a topic that was quite dear to me and that I had lived for a number of years growing up—maybe I’d be able...

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FREE Friday Night Film 28th August: Lost in La Mancha (2002)
Aug26
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FREE Friday Art Cinema: 7th August, 7.30pm- The Woodmans (2010)
Aug05

FREE Friday Art Cinema: 7th August, 7.30pm- The Woodmans (2010)

The story of a family that suffers a tragedy, but perseveres and finds redemption through each other and their work – making art. Running time: 82...

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Award in build-up to Exhibition: Jeremy Paul
Aug04

Award in build-up to Exhibition: Jeremy Paul

A painting by Colby wildlife artist Jeremy Paul has won a major award at the National Exhibition of Wildlife Art (NEWA ) which has just taken place on The Wirral. http://www.newa-uk.com The painting ‘Winter Light’ depicts a barn owl flying over Kionslieu Lake, Foxdale on a winter morning won the ‘British Wildlife’ award for Wildlife in its Environment. “As ‘wildlife in its environment’ my main aim in most of my paintings,...

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14th – 16th Aug: Art in the Park
Jul31

14th – 16th Aug: Art in the Park

This is a fun FREE event for all the family in the Villa Marina Park and in the Sayle Gallery. Classes and demonstrations Friday to Sunday – Just turn...

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PAST EVENT: “CUT ” – an exhibition of Stencils and Cut-outs by Artist in Residence, Christian Hardman
Jul30

PAST EVENT: “CUT ” – an exhibition of Stencils and Cut-outs by Artist in Residence, Christian Hardman

Christian was born and raised on the island, studying at the Isle of Man College before moving to Newcastle-upon-Tyne to study BA (Hons.) Fine Art at Northumbria University, specialising in Printmaking. Following his graduation, he was appointed as one of two Graduate Fellows in Fine Art Printmaking at the University, where he assisted in the delivery of technical inductions to undergraduates, specialising in both Screen and Relief...

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‘You Can Be’ – Laura Espinosa Book Launch and Exhibition Preview THURSDAY 23RD JULY
Jul16

‘You Can Be’ – Laura Espinosa Book Launch and Exhibition Preview THURSDAY 23RD JULY

An exhibition of amazing illustrations by Manx artist, Laura Espinosa will be open to view at the Sayle Gallery on Thursday 23rd July. Laura will be launching  her new children s book, ‘You Can Be’,  at a book signing on Thursday 23rd  between 2pm to 5.30pm and everyone is welcome to join us.  The book was written and illustrated with the aim of encouraging children to keep an open heart and appreciate the magical spirit...

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Friday Art Cinema Listings for July and August
Jul15

Friday Art Cinema Listings for July and August

7th Aug (The Woodmans) / 14th August (Beauty is Embarrassing) / 21st Aug (Queens of Jazz) / 28th Aug (lost in La Mancha)         31st July- Jean-Michel Basquia: The Radiant Child (2010) A thoughtful portrait of a renowned artist, this documentary shines the spotlight on New York City painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. Featuring extensive interviews conducted by Basquiat’s friend, filmmaker Tamra Davis, the...

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Ends Sunday 19th July: Peter Layton Glassware
Jul10

Ends Sunday 19th July: Peter Layton Glassware

Peter Layton’s Glassware has entered its final week of display, available to view 10am-5pm from Tuesday to Saturday, 1.30 to 4.30pm Sunday. The exhibition also features works by Bruce Marks, Jochen Ott, Timothy Rawlinson, Layne Cathryn Shilling, Anthony Scala, Elliot Walker and Laura Mckinley, all of whom have created spectacular pieces in addition to Peter’s magnificent works.   The display is open until Sunday, 19th...

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Life Drawing will resume in September
Jul10

Life Drawing will resume in September

£15 for non-members, £10 for members and students. Some materials available but it is recommended you bring your...

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Genius Of Photography (Friday Art Cinema 7.30pm)
Jul10

Genius Of Photography (Friday Art Cinema 7.30pm)

Right Place, Right Time The Genius of PhotographyEpisode 3 of 6 Documentary series exploring the history of photography – from daguerreotype to digital, from portraits to photo-journalism, from art to advertising. ‘Being in the right place at the right time’; ‘the decisive moment’; ‘getting in close’ – in the popular imagination, this is photography at its best, a medium that makes...

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Arts Cinema: Animation by Malcom Sutherland Friday 7.30pm
Jun23

Arts Cinema: Animation by Malcom Sutherland Friday 7.30pm

http://www.quickdrawanimation.ca/member/malcolm-sutherland/#  

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TT Exhibition
Jun07
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22nd May: Francis Bacon Biography
May19
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Friday Film 15th May
May15
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NOW SHOWING: From Saatchi to the Sayle – Peter Layton Glassware
May08

NOW SHOWING: From Saatchi to the Sayle – Peter Layton Glassware

Known as the ‘Grand Old Man of Glass’, Peter Layton has been at the forefront of the Studio Glass movement from its inception in the 1960s. Both as an artist himself and as a teacher and mentor to others, Layton has defined the use of glass as a contemporary artistic medium. Originally a ceramicist, Layton discovered hot-glass blowing whilst teaching at the University of Iowa. He was drawn to the spontaneity of glasswork in comparison...

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Friday Life Drawing 5-7pm May 15th
May08

Friday Life Drawing 5-7pm May 15th

We apologise, but this will be not be a taught session, as Joseph Urie has had to return to Glasgow. This is reflected in the reduced price of £15 (concession £10).

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Previous exhibition: 175 years of postal history
Apr22

Previous exhibition: 175 years of postal history

Display of postal history paraphernalia & special edition coin collections celebrating 175 years of postal history on the Isle of Man. Isle of Man Post Office in collaboration with Stanley Gibbons has produced and released a set of stamps that mark the 175th Anniversary of the Penny Black, the world’s first adhesive posting stamp used in the public postal system. The exhibition will run from 6 – 26th of May 2015 at the...

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Extended until June 14th
Apr04

Extended until June 14th

The Sayle Gallery “Phantasmagoria” Joseph Urie 10th of April – 14th June 2015 The Sayle Gallery is delighted to announce ‘Phantasmagoria’, the upcoming exhibition of the work of Scottish Expressionist Joseph Urie. This is a rare opportunity to see a retrospective of prints and paintings of a contemporary figurative Expressionist, whose work is held in several significant national and private collections. Joseph Urie attended the...

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Drawing Masterclasses with Joseph Urie 10th, 17th , 24th April
Apr04

Drawing Masterclasses with Joseph Urie 10th, 17th , 24th April

Drawing Masterclasses with Joseph Urie Royal Academy trained visiting Artist: 10th, 17th, 24th April 2-6pm In addition to exhibiting in the Sayle Gallery this month and next, Joseph Urie will also be running masterclasses in Drawing. What an opportunity to get back into drawing or try it for the first time or improve your skills. You will undoubtedly find inspiration from this modest genius. Jo gave an impromptu class when he came off...

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Friday 27th March Art Cinema Night
Mar24

Friday 27th March Art Cinema Night

This friday night at the Sayle Gallery we have a #free #cinema screening of Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine “Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerineis a cinematic journey inside the life and imagination of an icon of modern art. As a screen presence, Louise Bourgeois is magnetic, mercurial and emotionally raw. There is no separation between her life as an artist and the memories...

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Friday 13th March Art Cinema Night
Mar10

Friday 13th March Art Cinema Night

Movie night is back on this week, please come and join us.

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Ends this Saturday 28th March”Embers” Gary Bennett / Arabella Dorman War Artists
Feb20

Ends this Saturday 28th March”Embers” Gary Bennett / Arabella Dorman War Artists

Embers’, a collaborative exhibition by internationally recognised war artist Arabella Dorman and Sayle Gallery Artist Gary Bennett, opens to the public at the Sayle Gallery on the 6th of March. Arabella’s paintings from the frontline in Afghanistan, and a series of prints and sculptures produced by Gary, both deal with the human side of conflict and memory of it. On the 6th of March Arabella will host a public talk in the gallery,...

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Friday Night Art Film
Feb17

Friday Night Art Film

Herb & Dorothy (2008) a documentary by Megumi Sasaki. Doors Open at 7.00pm Free Entry (donations always...

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Valentine Display, Cards & Gifts @ The Sayle
Feb14

Valentine Display, Cards & Gifts @ The Sayle

If you really want to treat your Valentine today we have some lovely handmade cards and gifts and of course some beautiful paintings, photos and prints for you to choose from.  Why don’t you call in to see us.

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Ruth Blindell Window Exhibition
Feb12

Ruth Blindell Window Exhibition

Come along and see one of our new window exhibitions for February by Ruth Blindell author and illustrator of  the fairytale  –  Finlo & the Fairy Kings  – Set in the Isle of Man and written in English with some Manx Gaelic a new fairytale of mirrored worlds told using well known Manx, Irish and English traditional characters, songs and music as the boy Finlo witnesses a fairy quest to save the Dhoon Glen from...

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Art Cinema @ The Sayle
Feb11

Art Cinema @ The Sayle

Every Friday at 7.30             Art cinema is something distinctly different from main-stream cinema, although often the boundaries are blurred. This is usually because a Hollywood director will see something in an original movie and copy it. Nothing much we haven’t seen already comes out of Hollywood! The idea behind art cinema at the Sayle is to show films about art, films which are considered to...

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11,18, 25th Feb and March: Life Drawing Sessions
Feb06

11,18, 25th Feb and March: Life Drawing Sessions

We have two great models to pose for life drawing sessions – one make and one female. These are guided (not taught) and the friendly environment is very much conducive to sharing ideas and techniques. The sessions consist of quick poses and longer poses. Bring your materials (boards and cups of tea provided!). £60 for 6 sessions (£50 for paid subscribers to the gallery and students). Or you can pay £15 on the door.

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6 Feb – 1st March : Three Takes on Photography
Feb05

6 Feb – 1st March : Three Takes on Photography

Bill Callow’s landscapes, Patricia Tutt’s architectural images and Dorothy Flint’s waterscapes will provide three very different eyes on the world. Familiar and unfamiliar perspectives of your island.

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Valentine’s Window – Jelena Benson
Feb05

Valentine’s Window – Jelena Benson

Jelena Benson has been spreading love with her window display.

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January’s Window Gallery: Brook Wassall “Night Skies”
Jan08

January’s Window Gallery: Brook Wassall “Night Skies”

Emerging talent: Brook Wassall has produced some awe inspiring shots of the Milky Way that will be visible in the windows as you pass in the evening. [Images are available for purchase, ask in the shop or ring 674557]

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8th January 2015 –  Preview + band: Simon Buttimore’s “Big ideas” Video Exhibition
Jan06

8th January 2015 – Preview + band: Simon Buttimore’s “Big ideas” Video Exhibition

Trout Engine will be playing tonight at the preview…. starts 6.30pm. Band on at 8pm. Non-alcoholic refreshments available. Licensed to consume alcohol on premises (for those bringing their own).

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‘Light course of Photography’ Tuesdays from 3rd February 2015
Dec19

‘Light course of Photography’ Tuesdays from 3rd February 2015

Open to all, from beginners to the more experienced. Time:       6-7.30pm Dates:      3rd, 10th, 17th 24th February and 3rd, 10th March Tutor:      Henry Uniacke, Sayle gallery Photographer in Residence Cost:        £60 for a 6 week course (£50 for students and subscribed supporters of the gallery) Spaces:    Limited to 10 A message from the tutor: We will be approaching photography from an artistic angle (how we see things) and...

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Previous show: Christmas show 2014
Nov19

Previous show: Christmas show 2014

Our Christmas exhibition of work by Friends and Artists of the Gallery 5th – 21st...

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Knox Exhibition EXTENDED until 30th November
Nov19

Knox Exhibition EXTENDED until 30th November

An exhibition of Knox silver, pewterware and original paintings.

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Classical portraiture
Nov01

Classical portraiture

  A solo show of Svetlana Cameron’s recent oils and pastel portraits. Her technical mastery of traditional atelier skills are applied to contemporary subjects. A vibrancy of oils and the subtle flesh tones of...

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Children’s Christmas Workshop 22 DEC
Oct10

Children’s Christmas Workshop 22 DEC

Children’s craft workshop Come and have fun making festive cards! The Sayle Gallery, Wednesday 22nd December, 2pm- 4pm Children aged 7 – 14 years £15 per child, all materials supplied. To book a place telephone 674557 or email us to...

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BRUNO CAVELLEC – SOUL VARIATIONS
Oct01

BRUNO CAVELLEC – SOUL VARIATIONS

Bruno Cavellec is holding a solo show Soul Variations at the Sayle Gallery 3rd- 31st October. The exhibition will consist of oil paintings, etchings and illustrations created over the last four years. This show follows on from his successful March exhibition at the Sayle Gallery, though there will be a notable change of tone: Bruno describes this period of transition as a “welcome change”. This lighter atmosphere will be evident in...

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O_pa bitOn 19 – 30 SEPT
Sep16

O_pa bitOn 19 – 30 SEPT

About John’s artwork. His work incorporates analogue photography, digital processing, sound, paint, resin and plaster. John describes this body of work as ‘snapshots of footsteps’ along a path. There is a sense of a timeline of development in the exhibition, with ‘cuttings’ taken from work and later incorporated into new pieces. Simple geometric forms become distorted and fragmented by physical layering...

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NEW! LIFE DRAWING CLASSES
Aug28

NEW! LIFE DRAWING CLASSES

Interested in drawing a professional model? Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced artist, life drawing sessions allow you to develop or refine your life drawing skills. With a per-session limit of 20 attendees, these intimate life drawing sessions allow you to draw the figure at your own pace and receive individual critique from the moderator. Cost Single session- £20 Purchase a Life Drawing Pass for £90 and save £30! Your pass...

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MGP 2014 exhibition
Aug20

MGP 2014 exhibition

If you are in Douglas, please come and see the new exhibition- a selection of original artwork by John Hancox and Jelena Benson. Prints, greetings cards and mugs on display and for sale. Exhibition is running throughout the Manx Grand Prix fortnight.We hope to see you here!...

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Children’s craft workshop Wednesday 13th Aug
Aug08

Children’s craft workshop Wednesday 13th Aug

Come and have fun making sunflowers to celebrate summer! The Sayle Gallery, Wednesday 13th August, 2pm- 4pm Children aged 7 – 14 years £15 per child, all materials supplied to create beautiful sunflowers. To book a place telephone 674557 or email us to info@sayle.gallery...

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DO WHAT YOU LOVE 18th – 31st July
Jul08

DO WHAT YOU LOVE 18th – 31st July

Jill Gillings has been Artist in Residence at the Sayle Gallery for some six months, and her tenure is – sadly, because she’s become a great member of the Team – drawing to a close. But there’s cause for celebration, nonetheless, as she’ll be going out with a BANG – a resoundingly joyous exhibition of just some of the works she’s created over the period. Said Jill: “As Artist in...

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HOME AND AWAY 7- 31 AUG
Aug01

HOME AND AWAY 7- 31 AUG

On Thursday 7th August, the Sayle Gallery takes a trip, and returns homeward safely! We’ll be playing host to a new exhibition, showcasing the work of local artists Bryony Harrison and Brigid Stowell. First Bryony takes us on a journey to share her experiences of landscapes from New Zealand to Cyprus, and back again. Her magical style conjures up the diversity and beauty of their countrysides and reveals their character in both...

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Orange Night – the poetry of Carol Dine, the artworks of Samuel Bak
Jul07

Orange Night – the poetry of Carol Dine, the artworks of Samuel Bak

The Sayle Gallery is delighted to announce a very special guest at an event on Friday 18th July. The evening will begin at 7.30pm, at the Gallery on Harris Promenade, with doors opening at 7pm. No charge will be made for attending, though donations are – as ever – very welcome. Carol Dine is a Jewish American poet and writer who has published work to tremendous critical acclaim. Among other things, she’s the author...

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Hold On To Each Other 12 & 13 Jul
Jul09

Hold On To Each Other 12 & 13 Jul

 – a ‘pop-up’ exhibition by local artist Henry Wood Island artist Henry Wood has been exhibited in the US and Europe, but this weekend he’ll take over the Sayle Gallery for his first solo show, ‘Hold On To Each Other’. The show runs from Friday 11th – Sunday 13th July 2014. Henry will be using the Sayle Gallery’s main exhibition space to frame two of his newest installations. The show represents a...

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AMALGAMS | Robert Jones   20 June- 10th July
Jun18

AMALGAMS | Robert Jones 20 June- 10th July

Amalgams An exhibition of sculptures by Robert Jones As a sculptor, Robert Jones has been inspired by the industrial and rural landscapes of the Isle of Man. He started his working life helping on a farm in the north of the Island as a boy. On leaving school he served a traditional apprenticeship as a carpenter and joiner and has been self- employed in the building trade for twenty years, developing a passion for traditional crafts...

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TT Exhibition
May29

TT Exhibition

The Sayle Gallery is holding a special TT exhibition which includes the latest work by Rachael Clegg, known for her Milestone calendars, and David Hailwood, son of the TT great Mike Hailwood, who is showing a special film about his dads life.

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TT 2014 Show
May27

TT 2014 Show

The Sayle Gallery has an exciting fortnight ahead, by any lights…..and whether you’re a racing enthusiast or not. Walk past the main windows, and you’ll be treated to the sight of the stunning posters from “Milestones”, artist Rachael Clegg’s calendar – which brings new interpretations to some iconic spots around the TT course. In black and white and large scale, they’re beautiful and...

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