Category / Paintings
‘Pillars of Light, Coastal Lighthouses of the South West’ at Paisnel Gallery, London. Wednesday 28 September – Friday 14 October, 2016 Monday to Friday – 10am to 6pm, Saturday and late viewings by appointment Paisnel Gallery, 9 Bury Street, St James’s, London SW1Y 6AB www.paisnelgallery.co.uk
Richard Hughes of Edge 2 Edge Films shown here documenting ‘Pillars of Light’, Jeremy’s new series of paintings portraying a selection of lighthouses in the South West coast of England. DJI Inspire drone flying over Jeremy while he paints Start Point lighthouse from Peartree Point, in the Start Point peninsula, South Devon
John Makepeace OBE opened the exhibition with a few words about how Jeremy’s first solo exhibition took place at Parnham House, Dorset in 1979. Jon Bennington, Director of the Victoria Gallery, smiles as they stand in front of panoramic intaglio monoprints on display.
A landscape contour is carved in low relief into the surface of a poplar panel, before painting begins.
“The ING show begins with my early explorations of landscape. In the early 1980s I had also become interested in Landsat imagery (photographs taken from satellites 570 miles up in space) and Nazca Indian line drawings and these were to influence both the surface and form of paintings such as A Republic of Insects and Grass, Farralone…
Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall Jeremy Gardiner was invited by Liz Anderson, Arts Editor of The Spectator magazine, to exhibit at The Discerning Eye exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London 2013. In addition, Gardiner has been awarded the prestigious ING Purchase prize for Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall. The painting is part of a new series, Pillars of Light.