Pippa Blake: Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me will be on display in the Garden Gallery at Pallant House Gallery from 10 May until 19 June 2016.
A triptych of large-scale paintings by artist Pippa Blake will go on display at Pallant House Gallery this spring following her time as Artist in Residence at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2015.The works respond to the powerful play ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ by Irish playwright Frank McGuinness, performed at Chichester’s Minerva Theatre in the autumn.
Pippa Blake was born in Portsmouth, England in 1954, and studied Fine Art (Painting) at Camberwell College of Art, London from 1972 to 1976 gaining BA Hons ( First Class ). During that time she exhibited with the New Contemporaries and in the Stowells Trophy, R.A. In 2005 she graduated from the Visual Arts Programme, West Dean College, Sussex with a Postgraduate Diploma (Distinction).
She has travelled the world extensively but now lives and works on Chichester Harbour near the Hampshire/Sussex border. She frequently exhibits in the UK and New Zealand. In 2014 Blake showed work in Paris at the Galerie du Jour Agnes B and in ’20 Painters’ The Phoenix Gallery, Brighton. http://pippablake.com/
Pallant House Gallery is a unique combination of an historic Queen Anne townhouse and contemporary extension, housing one of the best collections of Modern British art in the country. Widely acclaimed for its innovative temporary exhibitions and exemplary Learning and Community Programme which has inclusion at its heart, the Gallery has won numerous awards since re-opening in 2006, including the Gulbenkian Prize, the largest for arts and cultural organisations in the country.
Dates: 10 May - 19 June 2016