Q&A with Unfamiliar Ground artist Chris Agnew

Chris Agnew: The Ark, Ahora Gorge - etching and oil on panel

Chris Agnew tells curator Martyn Lucas about his creative processes and being a wolf in sheep’s clothing Unfamiliar Ground artist Chris Agnew creates exquisite images using etching as a starting point for his work, which also combines drawing and painting. His etched wooden panels become part of the finished artwork, where traditional looking landscapes and architecture are disrupted by brightly painted geometric structures. Chris studied at the University of Leeds, … Read More →

Come and meet rising star Chris Agnew

Chris Agnew

Join Unfamiliar Ground artist and rising star Chris Agnew for a talk about his work at Abbey Walk Gallery, Grimsby on Saturday 10 May at 2pm. Unfamiliar Ground brings together the work of three of the UK’s most exciting contemporary printmakers. Rather than describing the familiar, the artists create pictorial worlds that invite our imaginations to wander. Chris will discuss his work which focuses on finely detailed drawing, painting and his … Read More →

Unfamiliar Ground opens at Abbey Walk Gallery, Grimsby

Baker Street - Bronwen Sleigh

Unfamiliar Ground, which is now open at Abbey Walk Gallery in Grimsby, brings together the work of three of the UK’s most exciting young printmakers. Chris Agnew, Rebecca King and Bronwen Sleigh are each challenging the boundaries of traditional printmaking, creating striking pictorial worlds that invite our imaginations to wander. The exhibition will open at Abbey Walk Gallery on 7 May and will tour to Accrington Library, Woodend in Scarborough … Read More →