Linocut by Sarah Kirby

The Cank Street Gallery
44-46 Cank Street

Peter Clayton | Michelle Holmes | Sarah Kirby

An exhibition of original paintings, textiles and handmade prints - three unique yet converging perspectives. 

Three contemporary Leicestershire artists reflect upon Stoneywell, the magical cottage and gardens created by Ernest Gimson.  Stoneywell is a trove of timely treasures, sweeping vistas, ancient woodland and quirky nooks and crannies which until recently was home to a Leicester family who loved the Arts and Crafts.  The influence of the Arts and Crafts movement continues among artists, craft makers and designers today.

Meet the Artists: Thursday 14 March 2019

From 6-8pm at the Cank Street Gallery: meet the three artists

Painting by Peter Clayton

Peter Clayton, 'Stoneywell Cottage'

Peter Clayton

Painter and printmaker, Peter Clayton, has his studio at the Leicester Print Workshop.  He works in a variety of media including paint, print and photography often collaging different media into the same piece.

Textile by Michelle Holmes

Michelle Holmes, 'Ernest and Emily Stoneywell'

Michelle Holmes

Michelle Holmes creates wall hangings.  Working with natural fabrics and machine embroidery, she explores texture and surface qualities.


Linocut by Sarah Kirby

Sarah Kirby, 'Stoneywell from the woods'

Sarah Kirby

Sarah Kirby is a painter and printmaker.  She has been an active member of Leicester Print Workshop for nearly thirty years.