Line and Light

Last edited by Rob Farrands on 11 March 2019

Venue, Timing and Cost

The Barn Gallery, St John's College
Saturday, 9 March 2019 to Sunday, 24 March 2019
12 to 5pm weekdays; 11am to 6pm Saturdays and Sundays
Winter Solstice, Radcliffe Camera, Oxford

"Line and Light" is the product of a winter time collaboration between two artists using three media. It is their first joint exhibition. Rob is a photographer who lives in Oxford and Gaby, an alumna of St. John’s, is a ceramicist and artist.

Gaby uses line and light to capture the fleeting poses she likes to draw. Her concerns are to convey the essence and emotion of a subject in the brief time that a dynamic pose allows. Her ceramic vessels are largely monochromatic, with bold black and grey lines spreading across egg-shell like pale surfaces.

Rob’s photographs honour the soft, reduced light of the winter solstice. He has shot directly into the light (often including the sun) and dealt with the resulting technical challenges to produce work with strong monochrome tones. His compositions are intended to arouse both a memory of winter’s darkness and the promise of the coming Spring.

Further Information

Contact Details: 

The Barn Gallery is located on the right hand side of St Giles heading out of Oxford at the point where it divides into the Banbury and Woodstock Roads. The full address is The Barn Gallery, Kendrew Quad, St John's College, St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3PJ. See and

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