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Simon Callery – Soft Painting Selected Posts

20 Apr 2015

Here is a selection of blog posts form Simon Callery’s recent solo show, Soft Painting

Soft Painting has begun!
Simon Callery with students dying fabric for the show Soft Painting

Soft Painting has begun! Come and take a look as the exhibition unfolds between now and the preview on Wednesday 29 April, when the paintings will be completed and on show for further two and a half weeks. Visit the exhibition page for more details.

Soft Painting: Week 1

Simon Callery has now been working in the gallery since Monday, along with a select group of BA (Hons) Fine Art students from here at NTU and Nottingham-based artists.

Here’s a quick recap of the week in photos:

Soft Painting Week 2

Here are some progress shots from this week, taken by local artist and photographer, Julian Hughes:

Assistants: Yajie Jiang and Joshua Wheeler 

For more of Julian’s work, be sure to follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

Soft Painting Week 2 Recap

With just a few days to go until the preview, work on Soft Painting will continue through the weekend. Here’s a recap of the process from this week

Simon Callery: Soft Painting: Midway Preview – in photos:

From 13 – 29 April, Simon Callery worked in the gallery space with a selected group of Nottingham Trent University BA (Hons) Fine Art students, and a group of Nottingham-based artists to produce three large-scale works. These works will now be on display in the gallery until Friday 15 May. Come and take a look!

Here’s a few photos from last night’s midway preview – thanks to all who came along.

New addition to the Nottingham Trent University collection

We are delighted to unveil the latest addition to the Nottingham Trent University art collection from artist Simon Callery. Simon joined us in 2015 for his solo exhibition Soft PaintingWiltshire Modulor (small, 2010-2013) will be on permanent display in Bonington Gallery’s foyer space.

The recent opening of our new exhibitions also marked the un-veiling of the latest addition to the NTU art collection. This joins a host of works and artefacts on display in our foyer that relate to past exhibitions and we’ll be contributing to this selection going forwards.