Art

REFLECTIONS

From monotone landscapes to contemporary nature drawings via acrylic sculptures and vibrant mobiles we continue with themes of the natural world and nature this May – June at the Quay.   Reflecting upon the environment (of the Isle of Wight) underpins BEARINGS a solo exhibition from Caroline Underwood, winner of the...

Photographic Competition – WIN 20 x 16″ mounted print of your work

We are very pleased to announce that our next photography competition is in partnership with Available Light Gallery and Gifts, of Newport. The theme is 'home'. The competition, as always, is open to all, including children, novices, semi-professionals and professionals — and you can interpret the theme however you wish....

Brand-New Outdoor Proms Festival Soon to Launch on the Isle of Wight

The Wight Proms - A brand new annual festival of open-air picnic concerts celebrating the Isle of Wight's music, food, people and red squirrels will launch this August. There has not been a music festival like this on the IOW for some time, catering to lovers of both classical...

Photography Competition

.Congratulations to our 'Unexpected' theme winner Arthur Moore with this fantastic shot, Bridgenorth Ghost.  Cameras at the ready? The title and theme of the next Competition is…Life How It Works: With each edition we will be running a competition for photographic images open to all; novice, semi professional, or well-established full time photographer.  For...

Basco Bring Denmark to Britain: Music for the Feet and the Soul

Basco are coming to tell you some stories at The Quay Arts Centre Basco are coming to tell you some stories. A few words, many more where melodies alone weave the spell. From February 13-17th, 2018, the Danish four-piece will be back in the UK, with dates in England and...

Colouring competition attracts artists of all ages

A competition run by an Isle of Wight Children's author proved that you are never to old to enjoy colouring in! Zoe Sadler received over 250 entries to her colouring in competition, with budding artists ranging from 4 years to 80 years old. Younger entrants coloured in an image from Zoe's...

The Poetry of Dementia

The cohesion of meaning and sequential nature of language are among the casualties of dementia. Into this context and the environment of six Residential Homes on the Isle of Wight, caring for persons in the advanced state of dementia, local charity, Independent Arts' Workshop coordinator Kerry Tindall, and creative writing...

Photography Competition

Congratulations to our Harvest winner Mark Guy, Ventnor with this beautiful shot a 'Sunset at Chale', and thanks again for allowing us to use it as out cover image for issue September/October 2017. With each passing competition we have been blown away by the quality of submissions and the thought...

Photography Competition

Congratulations! Our winner of the 'Coast' competition is Patrick White, Shanklin with this serene shot.  Cameras at the ready? The title and theme of the next Competition is…HARVEST How It Works: With each edition we will be running a competition for photographic images open to all; novice, semi professional, or well-established full time photographer.  For...

Style of Wight Photography Competition

We were amazed by the quality of entrant for our first photography competition on the theme of relationships - so thank you to every one who entered. Details of the winner and our next competitions theme can be found below. Congratulations to our 'Relationships' winner Diana Vale! You can find her winning...