wed 16 th march
Roger is exhibiting at Highcliffe Castle along with stunning Landscape Photographer Adam Burton. Show runs until 8 May and includes new work for 2011. Rothesay Drive, Highcliffe, Dorset BH23 4LE Tel: 01425 278807
Ammonite - Caloceras 'Johnstonii'
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Welcome to Roger Smith's close up or 'macro' art photography of flowers, botanicals, Jurassic Coast and pure Abstracts. All images are available to buy in a range of sizes on high quality art papers and stretched canvas - details are available on the giclee page.
All images are taken using 'macro' close-up techniques to enable a closer look at the natural beauty and detail that is often missed with the naked eye.
sun 16 th sept
Leighton Art Gallery. Roger is participating in the Art Sale & Group Exhibition in aid of Weldmar Hospicecare Trust. 30% of all sales donated to the charity. Large selection of works by local artists - join us for early Xmas shopping! Preview Friday 19th November 6pm-9pm continuing daily until Sunday 5th December during normal gallery hours. 8 Trinity St Weymouth nr Brewers Quay.
thur 16 th sept
Whitestone's Cafe Gallery. New Photography exhibition with Roger Smith, John Cleverton, Adam Feery and Jewellery from Lucy Broddle of Lucy Jane Jewellery Designs Until November 16th. 13 Easton St, Easton, Portland Tel 01305 860003 Open Mon-Sat 9-5pm, Sun & B/hols 10-4pm.
sun 7rd june
Weymouth TV interviewed Roger Smith about his work during Dorset Art Weeks 2010. Watch Here.
fri 29 th may
Natural Focus Photography. New Photography Gallery opening. Macro by Roger Smith and Landscapes by Mark Bauer. 51a High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset.DT1 1HU. Ian Radford is a commercial wedding and portrait Photographer and owner of the business.
fri 29th may
Dorset Art Weeks 2010 Venue 255. Opening Hours 10.30am-5pm. Weds 11am-8pm. and by appointment. Martleaves House, 41 South Road, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9NR. Directions Turn off Portland Road, into Park Mead Road, over junction into South Road, second bend go up past bungalow on left. Through gates turn left onto gravel drive.
sat 22 nd may
Roger has been invited to join the Massurealist's (art created by mass media) and has work on the Massurealism 2010 site.
fri 30 th jan 2010
Fossils: 'Images in Stone'. Jan 30 to April 5. Exhibition of Painting including Photography by Roger Smith - Dinosaurs, Ammonites, Rocks & Minerals, fish, wood and plants. The contemporary artwork displayed amongst the geological artefacts. Haven Gallery 2 South Square, Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6JU. Tel 01205 356 656. www.thehavengallery.org.uk
sat 5th sep
Artwey Open Studios Venue No.11. Macro Photography Exhibition. Roger Smith, Open every weekend throughout September 10.30-4pm & by Appointment. Tel 01305 785244.
sat 23rd june
The Somerset Guild of Craftsmen and the staff at Bridgwater Colleges lovely Walled Garden in Cannington are working together to present Arts in the Garden from 23rd to 28th June.
fri 1 st may
Wet Pixels III, Digital Art Exhibition. Work by Roger Smith, Alan King, James Seehafer, Ronnie Creswell and Sally Davies at White Stones Cafe Gallery, 30 April-24 June. 13 Easton St, Easton, Portland Tel 01305 860003 Open Mon-Sat 9-5pm, Sun & B/hols 10-4pm.
thur 5 th march
Group Exhibtion at White Stones Cafe Gallery, 5 March - 29 April. 13 Easton St, Easton, Portland Tel 01305 860003 Open Mon-Sat 9-5pm, Sun & B/hols 10-4pm. Painting/Drawings Jackie Spurrier, Jennifer Evans, Jill Glover, Catherine Nicholson, Krystyna Evans, Nicola Butler, Nicola Leader, Photography Roger Smith, Jason Hill, Jewellery Kitty Wass, Ceramics Pippa Hill, Sculpture Clare Trenchard, Pauline Dawkins, and Mark Vyvyan Penny.
fri 7 th nov
Joint Exhibition at Salisbury Hospital with Landscape Painter Bev Miller. 7-30 November - Level 3 & 4 Main Corridors, Artcare, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire. SP2 8BJ. 01722 336262 ext. 4517.
sat 2 th aug
'Aperture' Joint Photography show with Jon Lippett and Keith Lee - Somerset Guild Of Craftsmen, The Courtyard, Market Place, West Street, Somerton, TA11 7LX. 10:00am - 5:00pm Mon to Sat Tel 01458 274653.
thur 17 th july
Wet Pixels 2 - Digital Art Exhibition, 8 Artists of different genres using Digital media. Jurassic Coast Gallery, Wyke Regis. Tel 01305 785244. Open 10.30 am to 4pm. Preview Sat 19 July 11am - 2 pm.
29 july - 3 aug
Joint exhibition with Wendy Sheraston (Painting) Karen Francis (Glass Jewellery) Alan King (Surrealism) & Christine Smith (Knitware) Upwey Old Village School Hall 10.30-5pm. Church Sreet, Upwey, Weymouth, Dorset DT3 5QE. 01305 815216
sun 6 th july
Joint show with Kate Wyatt's Painting, Peter Boyce-Tomkins' Sculpture & Jewellery by Karen Francis. Whitestones Cafe Gallery, 13 Easton St, Easton, Portland until 4 September.
sat 5 th july
5 - 13 July Roger is exhibiting at the prestigious Contemporary Art, Craft & Design Fair, as a member of the Somerset Guild Of Craftsmen, Marquee in grounds of Winchester Cathedral, 1 The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LS. 10-6pm. Tel 01962 857200.
sat 28 th june
Artists Preview 26 June at the new Jolin Gallery in Yetmister, Dorset.
sat 24 th may
Dorset Art Weeks starts today until 8 June and Jurassic Coast Gallery is open 10-1 & 2-5pm, closed Tuesdays and by appointment - Venue 233.
sat 3 rd may
Jurassic Coast Gallery is now open at weekends 10-1 & 2-4pm and by appointment.
fri 2 nd may
IATTDA group Exhibition in Portugal, Pedro Ruivo Foundation, 2-31 May.
thur 1 st may
The Western Gazette have done a feature on Roger and his work - page 22. Also feautured in the May issue of Muse Magazine and is now a sponsor of Evolver magazine.
fri 18 th apr
Roger has joined the Massurrelism group. It is defined as a coalescence of mass media (such as pop-art) and surrealism. Essentially it is an evolution of surrealism that recognises the strong influence of the mass media and technology on today's surrealist imagery.
sat 1 st march
Roger is taking part in his first International Exhibition with the IATTDA group in Portugal 1-31 March Gallerie Samora Barros, Albufeira.
wed 30 th jan 2008
Roger has been accepted for membership of the IATTDA (International Association of Three and Two Dimentional Artists.) It is a group of like-minded artists which supports, encourages and promotes artists who practice in the areas of two and three dimensional arts in any media.
fri 7 th dec
Whitestone's Cafe Gallery on Portland have their Christmas Montage group exhibition - on until January 9 2008.
thur 6 th dec
Roger is part of a new e-publication called the Atlantic Basin Project - featuring the work of contemporary artists living in coastal communities throughout the Atlantic Basin.
tue 23rd oct
Article in The Dorset Echo's Business supplement, called my CV, discussing Roger's Curriculum Vitae.
tue 18 th sep
Lyme Regis Philpot Museum - 'Fossils & Flowers - The Hidden World' exhibition - inc. images from their fossil collection. 21 Sep - 6 Jan 2008. Address on events page.
wed 12th sep
One of Roger's new Botanicals 'Proteus I' is the front cover of the Wessex Arts Magazine Evolver - Issue No. 41.
mon 10 th sep
Portland Museum - 'The Hidden World of Fossils' exhibition - with images from their fossil collection 14 Sep - 28 Oct. Address on events page.
thur 30th aug
30 Aug - 6 Sep Somerset Guild Of Craftsmen - Summer Exhibition in the beautiful 13th Century Church at Nynehead Court, Nynehead, Somerset, TA21 0BN Tel: 01823 662481.
tue 7th aug
Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy - Summer Exhibition in the Conference room 11-23 August, 9 - 5pm. Closed 19 August.
sat 21st july
Digital Photographer have done a feature on summer flowers shows and Roger was asked to submit an image, with advice on Macro work of botanicals. Issue 59 on sale now - pages 6 and 7.
fri 20th july
Upwey Old School Village Hall has it's summer Art & Craft show 21 - 29 July 10-6pm. Roger has two Canvasses and Greeting and Post Cards on sale.
sat 16th june
Roger's article from Dorset Magazine's May issue is now available in pdf format reproduced with kind permission.
mon 11 th june
Photo's from the private view on 8th June opened by the Mayor & Mayoress of Poole of the Caution : Wet Pixels! exhibition are on the Peacock Gallery site.
mon 4 th june
Caution: Wet Pixels : 6-24 June - Digital Artists Group exhibition - including International Artists - Roger will have new abstract work - more info here.
wed 9 th may
We will soon be hosting Peter Hand's excellent Black and White series of illusionist Op Art paintings for sale online and in the Gallery. Peter is having Open Studios on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 26, 27 and 28 from 10.00-4.00 where the prints will be available for sale. Peter Hand Sculpture.
fri 27 th apr
The Dorset Magazine have done a three page editorial on Roger in the May edition on sale now.
sun 15 th apr
Feature on Caution : Wet Pixels! exhibition in the first issue of Art & Prose Magazine.
thur 29 th mar
Roger has had three images selected for the Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust Open Exhibition, 29 March to 27 April - Main corridors Level 3 & 4 North, Salisbury District Hospital. More details on ArtCare site.
fri 2 nd mar
Roger has joined the RPS - Royal Photographic Society and will be applying for the Associate award. www.rps.org
mon 26 th feb
The Full Bloom botanical exhibition is now on at Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, North Wing, 2nd floor until 17th April. Roger has work as well as Sandy Shaw & Christian Wulff - more details on events page.
fri 23 rd feb
Muse Magazine have done a two page feature article on Roger's work in the March edition. www.musera.co.uk
tue 20 th feb
Exhibition at Highcliffe Castle, near Christchurch now open 20 March - 20 May in the Drawing Room - more info www.highcliffecastle.co.uk
thur 1 st feb
The Gallery has been restructured to host Roger's other styles of macro photography - included is his Jurassic Coast work, pure Abstracts and the Botanicals are now in an archive. To make it easier to find work on show, there are two current exhibition galleries. Link to Gallery.
mon 15 th jan 2007
The Meeting House in Ilminster has had a Lottery revamp of the cafe and Roger has been invited to exhibit 15 Jan - 10 Feb for the official re-opening later in the month.
mon 27 th nov
Roger's exhibition at The Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, Osprey Quay, Portland opens Fri 1 Dec until 10 Dec - closed Wed 6th. Open 9.30-4.30pm. Image Copyright © Steve Bell.
For more details and directions click here.
sat 25 th nov
Roger will have a selection of canvasses in the Guggleton Farm Arts Project, Stalbridge from 24 Nov-2 Dec and the Little Art Gallery, Beaminster from now until Jan. More details on the events page.
tue 14 th nov
White Stone's Cafe Gallery in Easton, Portland, Dorset are having a group exhibition from 16 Nov to 10 Jan with 15 artists titled Christmas Montage. Roger will have a selection of prints and canvasses.
thur 26 th oct
Roger will be be showing work at The Dorset Food Fair at Parnham House, Dorset on Sun 29 October from 10 -3pm and will have other work at Kinston Maurward's Apple and Harvest Day on Sat 28 near Dorchester, open 10-4pm.