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ARTWORK by established local artists will be on display in Kennaway Gallery for 2017 from the end of January and between solo/group exhibitions.

Gallery patron, Alan Cotton, helped launch this venture in April 2014 and Professional artist Peter Goodhall, recently appointed as a trustee of Kennaway House, now oversees the galleries which display a range of styles and subjects.

“I welcome everyone to the 2017 season of exhibitions. The galleries will be full of diverse and interesting paintings, sculptures and prints by a range of accomplished, experienced and talented artists some of who are exhibiting their work for the first time in Sidmouth.”

The galleries in Kennaway House which is a Grade II listed Georgian/Regency mansion create a wonderful setting to showcase this artwork. Various dates Between exhibitions a group of artists affectionately known as the ‘In-Betweeners’ display a wide range of styles and subjects in the Gallery.

Entry to the exhibition is always FREE and the continuous display of work, which is for sale, is open during the week, between 10am and 4pm. Exhibitions are open during the weekends, subject to other events taking place in the House. 




Jacqueline Steel


  Jacqueline Steel - Solo Exhibition

  16th Jun – 23rd Jun 2017

 Jacqueline is entirely self-taught. Her work is characterized by deft use of texture, colour and light. She focuses on the beauty of the subject itself and is fascinated by atmosphere.




Creative Coverage Devon Show


Creative coverage

August 13 to 19, 2017

 Featuring works by Joanna Commings ASWAc, Lynda Kettle RBSA, Lin Williams, Roger St. Barbe, Susan Thomson, Marjorie Collins DY Hide and Nicola Axe.  All available to purchase. 

For more information:

Tel: 01489 808621



Branscombe, Return of the Sun, acrylics, 88 x 58 cm, £425 by Joanna Commings


Entry to all of the above exhibitions are free 


We have a number of exhibitors already lined-up for the remainder of 2017 and details will appear here shortly!


Previous Exhibitions


JS Lady sitting cross legged  Jan Shayler - Solo Exhibition

   Fri 26th May - Sun 4th Jun

    Jan was born in Sidmouth and gained her UK Fine Art qualification while living in France.  Jan is known as an experimental artisit both in media and subject.



Kazumi Waygood - Solo Exhibition

16th & 17th Jun 2017

An exhibition of Japanese floral art, Ikebana, and a rare opportunity to see authentic Ikenobo Ikebana. Ikenobo is the oldest Ikebana school in Japan dating back to the 15th century.  Presented by local Ikenobo Ikebana teacher, Kazumi, and her students.


Peter Coates - Solo Exhibition

Fri 21 Apr – Mon 1 May 2017
Peter has been painting
professionally for 14 years. He works
mainly in oil and acrylic, influenced
by his training in graphic design and
the vibrant colours of the
Mediterranean and Provence where
he often visits.


Sheila Tweed & Friends

Sun 7 May – Sun 14 May 2017

This group of women are members

of various local art societies and look

forward to sharing their art with

visitors to the Gallery.


Robert Crisp 

is exhibiting his latest work 

From Friday 2nd September until Sunday 11th September 

In the Amyatt Room and the Hatton-Wood Room

Open daily from 10am to 5pm

Free Entry



Twelve local artists will be displaying their most recent work

From Saturday 17th September until Sunday 26th September

In the Amyatt and Hatton-Wood Rooms

Opening daily from 10:00am to 5:30pm


Peter Goodhall

is exhibiting his latest work 

From Thursday 29th September until Sunday 9th October

In the Amyatt and Hatton-Wood Rooms


Opening daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm


Donna Lawley-Hopton

is exhibiting her latest work -

15th until 22nd April

In the Amyatt Room 

 Donna Lawley Hopton is a contemporary figurative painter, part time conservator and restorer of decorative fine art ceramics.   She received a BA Hons in Fine Art from Birmingham School of Art in 1987 and has participated in group and solo shows in the UK and New Zealand where she lived for six years.   She currently live in Lympstone near Exmouth Devon. 


 Creative Coverage Open Exhibition 2016

Friday 29th April until Friday 6th May

Featuring over 100 works of fine art by more than 20 selected professional artists and craftspeople all available to purchase, including Jenny Shaw-Browne's Polruan Boatyard (on posters). 

Meet the artists from 11:00am, on Saturday 30th April

For more information: email:



Telephone (01395) 515551 for more details.