Midlands Open 2016

August 20th – September 17th, 2016

Opening Event, August 20th, 2 – 5pm.





Midlands Open

Midlands Open 2016 is Tarpey Gallery’s open submissions exhibition, this year taking place from 20th August – 17th September 2016. The seventh Midlands Open aims to offer a visually stunning and diverse exhibition presenting a dynamic array of artworks from all Contemporary Fine Art disciplines. This years exhibition will feature the very best work selected from entries by artists living and working in the Midlands region.


Selected work will be on display in three of our four exhibition spaces; main gallery, secondary gallery and upstairs gallery spaces. The fourth gallery and outdoor sculptural garden will feature a selection of work by our represented artists The opening event will be held on August 20th, 2 – 5pm.


Prize Winner 2016
Lois Wallace


Selected Artists 2016

Pauline Woolley, Peter Gudynas, Colin Shaw, Simon Lake, Karen MacInnes, Clay Smith, Rachel A Grigor, Lois Wallace, Paula Reid, Henrietta Corbett, Stuart Royse, Oliver Woodhouse, Sarah Fiander, Vivien Heyes, Elaine Kazimierczuk, Neil Coultas, Stephen Todd, Mark Watkins, Mark W Russell, Tony Hall, Oliver Lovely, Clive Wheeler, Malgorzata Sobinska, Jane Askey, Sardul Gill, Steve Gresham, Nicola Rae, Renny Davies, Richard Devereux, Wendy Powell, Katya Robin, Sue Clegg, Linda Dearden, Matthieu Leger, Emma Fawcett, Matthew Strong, Jane Gill, Martin Davis, Tristram Aver, Sara Brighty, Martin Hyde, Trish Brown, Brian Shillitoe, John Stockton, Mary Hayes, Mo Enright, Lois Gardner Sabet, Julia Kiely, Sue Manuel, Alan Jenkins, Maria Motowylczyk, Hatty Buchanan, Geraldine Yvonne Smith, Kirstie Adamson, Matthew Bourne, Sue Jones, Sandy Bartle, Giles Davies, Tony Deeming, Roger Morton, Kathryn Morton, Tony Moss, Rosalind Pounder, Sejal Patel, Laine Tomkinson, Peter Clayton, Tim Ball

Sculpture Garden

Set in beautiful gardens surrounded by trees and farmland. The new outdoor exhibition space provides a permanent site for exhibiting and promoting three dimensional works throughout the spring, summer and autumn months.


Rachel Carter, Patricia Volk, Ian Turnock, Jo Taylor, Richard Thornton, Sam Shendi, David Booth, Sarah Fiander, Andrew Smith and Dale Shields will be displaying a diverse collection of work, we are also extremely grateful to Joe Mason for access to a selection of work by Paul Mason from his father’s estate which is also on display.


Tarpey Gallery
77 High Street
Castle Donington
De74 2pq

Opening Times

Thursday – Sunday
10am – 5pm


Luke Tarpey – 07772404293


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