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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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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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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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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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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‘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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Cian Quayle – Points of Departure
Mar15
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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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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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PAST EXHIBITION – Jeremy Paul
Sep29
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Past Event: ‘Twelve’ – Charlotte Jane Henry
Sep23
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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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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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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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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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TT Exhibition
Jun07
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1-25 May | New Perspective
May01

1-25 May | New Perspective

It’s always exciting when fresh talent emerges – especially when it’s both beautiful and through-provoking. And that’s exactly what will be showcased at a new exhibition shortly to open at the Sayle Gallery. Photographers Ruth Gale, Julie Chambers and Claire Fox Schreuder will each be exhibiting some of their best works – three equally-talented artists, but each with their own unique perspective. The show...

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