The Foyer features a changing programme of exhibitions from local and emerging artists alongside community and arts groups.

The City Art Gallery’s Foyer Exhibition Space is located at the base of the stairwell to the main entrance of the Gallery and City Library. This gives artists a unique opportunity to have their work viewed by anyone and everyone that visits the gallery, library as well as staff and visitors making their way through the Civic.

The Foyer is dedicated to showing the work of local and emerging artists and we welcome proposals for this space, more information on how to apply can be found here…

 

 

Martin Davey is an artist based in Southampton and the winner of Southampton City Art Gallery’s Open Exhibition in 2018 with his painting Winter Shopping Season Southampton.

 

Martin’s painting spans traditional and digital methods, exploring fantasy elements and more classic scenes such as landscapes, often painted ‘plein air’. The work stretches across genres and methods of mark making. With attention to detail, colour and combined with a simple visual message his  work remains accessible to a broad audience.

 

Winter Shopping Season Southampton is currently on display in the  Main Hall of the Gallery where you may also see Martin creating new paintings during the run of this exhibition.

 

Martins work can also be found at Martin Davey – Official Website

The Foyer Exhibition Space

Southampton Common View towards Hill Lane

©martin davey

Dinosaur and Son with a Parasol

©martin davey

Foyer Exhibition Archive 2019-20

Jo Elswood

Where Rivers Meet

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Ewan

A Life in Ballpoint

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James Earley

Hyperrealism

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Jilly Evans

TAG

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Dot Adams

A Lifetime of Loving Painting

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Southampton Art Society

Making a Mark in Southampton

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Foyer Exhibition Archive 2019-18

Katherine Anteney

Words & Pictures

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Gathering Memories Project.
Gathering Memories

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The Royal Photographic Society

Coast

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Sweet Cuts Exhibition

Angela Sweets

Sweet Cuts

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Andrew Mills

Snow Viewing

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