Author Archives: Luke Tarpey

New Exhibition Space and Sculpture Garden NOW OPEN



We are pleased to say that the New Exhibition Space and Sculpture Garden are now officially open. A big thank you to everyone who came to the launch event for our New Exhibition Space, Midlands Open 2015 and Sculpture Site. It was a very special day for all of us at the gallery and we can’t thank you enough.


The gallery and sculpture garden will be open Thursday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

Midlands Open 2015, Call for submissions

Thrilled to announce that the midlands open page is now live !   Midlands Open 2015 is Tarpey Gallery’s open submissions exhibition, this year taking place from 11th July – August 15th 2015. The sixth Midlands Open aims to offer a visually stunning and diverse exhibition presenting a dynamic array of artworks from all ContemporaryContinue Reading

Opening Night Invitation – Nick Hersey

You are warmly invited to the opening night of ‘Specialists in Failure’ – an exhibition of new work by Nick Hersey on 28th February, 6pm – 8pm.   The exhibition is a continuation of Nick’s investigation into the struggle of the individual and finding a voice in todays contemporary consumerist society.   “Since the emergenceContinue Reading

Nottingham Castle Open 2014

Tarpey Gallery is thrilled to announce the winner of the Nottingham Castle Open 2014 : Tarpey Gallery Prize is Nottinghamshire based painter Jackie Berridge- Through our sponsorship of the fantastic Nottingham Castle Open we are able to view some of the regions finest practitioners and choose an artist from this group to exhibit with usContinue Reading

Own Art

To celebrate their 10th Anniversary Own Art have created a short film about the scheme, including footage from our Jeremy Deller co-commission and interviews from some of their member galleries of which Tarpey Gallery is a proud member.   The film includes interviews with Peter Heslip, Director of Visual Arts at Arts Council England, Mary-AliceContinue Reading


Tarpey Gallery is proud to announce our new project in partnership with Derby based sculptor and designer Daniel Lingham – Sculptorvox [the Sculptors Voice] is an attempt to delve into the people behind contemporary sculptural work; to look at the processes, driving forces and inspiration that governs, or even defines, the creative process. This isContinue Reading

Guardian Guide Preview

Dermot Punnet’s current exhibition at Tarpey Gallery has been featured in the Guardian Guide this weekend. You can view the full catalogue of work here – the exhibition continues until 19th April 2014.   Guardian Guide, Saturday 8th March, 2014 Dermot Punnett overlays abstract forms on to recognisable landscapes to turn them into places of obscurityContinue Reading


Tarpey Gallery
77 High Street
Castle Donington
De74 2pq

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Thursday – Sunday
10am – 5pm


Luke Tarpey – 07772404293


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