September at Colonnade House

This November at Colonnade House is jam packed! Read on to find out more about our month of exhibitions. 

Dylan & Adrienne Shields: Shaped
1 – 5 November 2022 // 10.00 – 17.00 // Closed Sunday

Exhibiting together, Adrienne and Dylan Shields, are mother and son. Shaped. Dylan Shields new work focuses on sculpture, investigating the relationship between traditional narrative painting and contemporary materials. Adrienne Shields, new work focuses on ceramics and painting, using pattern and texture she invents an intriguing and imaginative world full of birds, fish and people.


Dylan Shields
Liz English: Chinoiserie Chaos
1 – 5 November 2022 // 10.00 – 17.00 // Closed Sunday // Free

Local artist, Liz English is exhibiting her collection of work ‘Chinoiserie Chaos’. Never intended as minimal, this collection is bursting with life. Expect to see willow pattern vases overflowing with flowers that are painted in acrylic, and embellished with collage and embroidery. Come and experience the unadulterated joy of Chinoiserie Chaos that will be filling the gallery with joy this Autumn. 

a toppling vase full to the brim with flowers
Ruth Mulvie X Claire Knill

8 – 20 November 2022  // 10.00 – 17.00 // Free 

This exhibition brings together the work of two female British artists, Ruth Mulvie and Claire Knill. Both Ruth and Claire share a preoccupation with colour and light. Come and enjoy the sculptural and kinetic works of Claire, along with the painting and print work of Ruth’s. Claire will be hosting a Mindful Mobile Making workshop on the 16th November. 

Ruth Mulvie: Strawberry Moon
WAOH 2022

26 & 27 November & 3 & 4 December // 10.00 – 17.00 //  Free 

Colonnade House is delighted to be taking part in the 2022 Worthing Artists Open Houses trail, showcasing a selection of brilliant artists across both weekends (scroll down to find out who). 
Worthing Artists Open Houses is a wonderfully unique artist trail featuring a broad selection the town’s best artists and makers.

Pick up a trail map from the gallery and click the link below to find out who else is taking part in this years event.

Worthing Artists Open Houses logo
Murmurations / Conversations

22 – 27 November 2022 // 10.00 – 17.00 // Free

Frankie Cluney and Amanda Beck come together as old friends from their ‘Drawing Circus’ days to celebrate creativity through collaboration and conversation. Taking inspiration from the starlings murmurations, the artists will interpret this through paintings, accessories and jewellery. 



Amanda Beck: Evening Stroll with Distant Murmuration
Brian Tew & Deborah Mitchelson: Capturing Nature in Surface and Form

22 November – 4 December  // 10.00 – 17.00 // Free

Brian Tew and Deborah Mitchelson’s joint exhibition ‘Capturing Nature in Surface and Form’ is a natural progression of the shared creative space they have used for the last ten years. Their work compliments and contrasts one another. Expect to see Deborah’s landscapes inspired by her trip to the Arctic Circle. You will also find Brian’s ceramics and sculptures that are mainly unplanned, intuitive and eclectic. 

Deborah Mitchelson
Elizabeth Mienert: Musing & Meandering

29 November – 4 December  // 10.00 – 17.00 // Free

Elizabeth Mienert’s upcoming exhibition brings together a rich body of work, focusing on her watercolour sketches taken directly from her travel sketchbooks. Be transported through the diverse landscapes of Europe and America, this autumn at Colonnade House.

Elizabeth Mienert