Tag Archives: David Hollington

For Kai

photo: Alastair Grant Kai arrived at The Rowley Gallery over 30 years ago, I can’t be sure of the exact date, but her name back then was Kathy. And to all who knew her in pre-Rowley days she always remained … Read more

In The Bleak Midwinter

A bright window packed with small beauties for these dark days, a fast-moving festive feast for the eyes. As works sell they will be replaced by more in an ongoing ever-changing pageant of delights. 

Chasing Rainbows And Missing Islands In West Ireland

Surprisingly, for all the Irish blood coursing through my veins I have never visited before, so this year I set out with my hardy friend Tom, an Irishman himself, to put that right. Our ten days split into two big … Read more

First Light

First Light These new works are borne out of a need to bring light and life into my studio during the dark winter months. They have a direct link with my garden and the majority of the plants and birds … Read more

Land Of Ice

Iceland has been waiting for me in my dreams, all the cliches of a land being formed of fire and ice seem inescapable when your feet are upon lava flows and glaciers. The climate and weather patterns change in minutes. … Read more

A Double Album

A quick look at David Hollington’s exhibition at Lauderdale House in Highgate. The opening night was busy with an enthusiastic crowd, groups talking excitedly about these new paintings, fantastic and magical inventions. I overheard David say this was his double … Read more

Nativity Tree

A tree is for life not just for Christmas. David Hollington / The Rowley Gallery

The Holly & The Ivy

Our Christmas card this year at The Rowley Gallery is from a wood engraving by Howard Phipps. I can see holly in there and ivy too so here are a couple of complementary musical offerings as well… The first is … Read more

California Dreaming

My first full day in California was a little inclement, in fact it poured with rain morning to evening only allowing a little light relief to get this shot of the iconic bridge. However it’s hard to be despondent in … Read more

Miniatures

David Hollington has started bringing us miniature portraits. Whenever I see him he pulls another set from his pocket. They are like fragments from a larger work, a cast of characters that can interact in any number of different stories.