Exhibition: Michael Honnor - Painter Printmaker - Sat 19 Sep 2015 -Sun 01 Nov 2015
Main gallery. Open daily, 10am-5.30pm. FREE.
Part retrospective, this exhibition will show the breadth of Michael Honnor’s work across some 50 years of practice.
For Michael painting comes first and growing up on the edge of Dartmoor has instilled in him an instinctive connection with the wilderness and wildness of Britain. It almost all begins out of doors; the rather solitary painter in rather solitary rough places, usually where the land meets the water, giving Michael a special quality of weather and light which he interprets into his work.
Michael is exhibited widely, has work in many public collections and has been exhibiting at the Thackeray Gallery, London for over 25 years.
For the same amount of time Michael has been a Member of Devon Guild of Craftsmen as a printmaker. He refers to printmaking as the partner to the painting; ‘They seem to need each other. I like the idea that more and more they may become differently the same’. He was given his first litho stone forty five years ago and has been addicted to lithographic alchemy ever since.
This exhibition is an opportunity to see Michael’s painting and printmaking alongside one another, to explore the synergy of the techniques and to see how one informs the other.
Open daily 10am-5,.30pm, free.
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF
Telephone: 01626 832 223