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Aug
7
Fri
JAZZ & BLUES – John Etheridge ‘s Blue Spirits with Vimala Rowe @ Lauderdale House
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Led by internationally renowned Guitar legend John Etheridge, Blue Spirits is completed by Pete Whittaker (Organ) and Nic France (Drums).

Drawing on a vast reservoir of musical experience spanning 48 years, Etheridge distills the bluesier side of his musical world in a repertoire that has intensity and emotion as its main quality, with subtlety, fluidity and interaction as its centre. Pete Whittaker is a superb accompanist and soloist and drummer Nic France is celebrated for his drive and invention.

For tonight’s show the Trio will be joined by special guest vocalist Vimala Rowe, known for her soulful and passionate delivery. Expect edgy and engaging repertoire with a forceful drive.

Come rain or shine we’ll be there to entertain you so make sure you bring attire for all weathers! It’s going to be a lot of fun! 

Don’t fancy queuing up for your snacks and drinks? You can now pre-order drinks and a picnic for collection on the night. When buying your tickets online simply add your selection to your basket before checkout and we’ll have it ready for you.

We have done everything we can to keep you safe and make these events Covid-19 secure – please read the ‘What You Need To Know’ tab for more information. 

And please note tickets MUST be purchased in advance.

Aug
10
Mon
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Aug
11
Tue
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Aug
12
Wed
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Aug
13
Thu
Holst’s ‘Sāvitri’ at Lauderdale House – Opera returns to London @ Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill
Aug 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sāvitri is told by Death that her husband Satyavān is about to die. When he returns from his day’s work in the forest he collapses. Death now offers Sāvitri a wish, and she asks for ‘Life’. Death agrees, but Sāvitri then points out that life for her is indivisible from her husband’s life. Death has been tricked and admits defeat. Satyavān revives: even death, like life, is ‘Māyā’ – illusion.

HGO brings live opera back to London with an open-air, socially-distanced production of Gustav Holst’s ‘Sāvitri’ , a tale of life, death, illusion and hope powerfully resonant with our times. HGO is dedicated to supporting singers at the start of their careers – they will lead the return of vibrant opera to the capital.

The staged open-air production, with orchestra, of this one-act opera will take place, in accordance with government regulations, in the portico of Lauderdale House, Highgate, with the audince sonciall disnntanced on the lawn. There are two performances per evening (at 18:30 and 20:00) on the
13th, 15, 20th and 22nd August –

The production is staged by Julia Mintzer, and conducted by Thomas Payne. Fou more detials see www.hgo.org.uk/savitri or Lauderdale House website.

Aug
14
Fri
Classical Evening – The Unlocked Trio @ Lauderdale House
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Tonight’s Classical evening is presented by The Unlocked Trio, brought together by the strangeness of Lockdown, and features two of our resident musicians, pianist Stephen Hose and violinist Thomas Leate, who are joined by cellist Molly Carter.

They will be performing:

Haydn Trio in G major (Gypsy Rondo)

Beethoven Trio in C minor Op. 1 No. 3

Malcolm Arnold Trio Op. 54

A selection of popular Palm Court trios

Come rain or shine we’ll be there to entertain you! Make sure you bring attire for all weathers! It’s going to be a lot of fun! 

Don’t fancy queuing up for your snacks and drinks? You can now pre-order drinks and a picnic for collection on the night. When buying your tickets online simply add your selection to your basket before checkout and we’ll have it ready for you.

We have done everything we can to keep you safe and make these events Covid-19 secure – please read the ‘What You Need To Know’ tab for more information. 

And please note tickets MUST be purchased in advance.

Aug
15
Sat
Holst’s ‘Sāvitri’ at Lauderdale House – Opera returns to London @ Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sāvitri is told by Death that her husband Satyavān is about to die. When he returns from his day’s work in the forest he collapses. Death now offers Sāvitri a wish, and she asks for ‘Life’. Death agrees, but Sāvitri then points out that life for her is indivisible from her husband’s life. Death has been tricked and admits defeat. Satyavān revives: even death, like life, is ‘Māyā’ – illusion.

HGO brings live opera back to London with an open-air, socially-distanced production of Gustav Holst’s ‘Sāvitri’ , a tale of life, death, illusion and hope powerfully resonant with our times. HGO is dedicated to supporting singers at the start of their careers – they will lead the return of vibrant opera to the capital.

The staged open-air production, with orchestra, of this one-act opera will take place, in accordance with government regulations, in the portico of Lauderdale House, Highgate, with the audince sonciall disnntanced on the lawn. There are two performances per evening (at 18:30 and 20:00) on the
13th, 15, 20th and 22nd August –

The production is staged by Julia Mintzer, and conducted by Thomas Payne. Fou more detials see www.hgo.org.uk/savitri or Lauderdale House website.

Aug
17
Mon
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Aug
18
Tue
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Aug
19
Wed
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Aug
20
Thu
Holst’s ‘Sāvitri’ at Lauderdale House – Opera returns to London @ Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sāvitri is told by Death that her husband Satyavān is about to die. When he returns from his day’s work in the forest he collapses. Death now offers Sāvitri a wish, and she asks for ‘Life’. Death agrees, but Sāvitri then points out that life for her is indivisible from her husband’s life. Death has been tricked and admits defeat. Satyavān revives: even death, like life, is ‘Māyā’ – illusion.

HGO brings live opera back to London with an open-air, socially-distanced production of Gustav Holst’s ‘Sāvitri’ , a tale of life, death, illusion and hope powerfully resonant with our times. HGO is dedicated to supporting singers at the start of their careers – they will lead the return of vibrant opera to the capital.

The staged open-air production, with orchestra, of this one-act opera will take place, in accordance with government regulations, in the portico of Lauderdale House, Highgate, with the audince sonciall disnntanced on the lawn. There are two performances per evening (at 18:30 and 20:00) on the
13th, 15, 20th and 22nd August –

The production is staged by Julia Mintzer, and conducted by Thomas Payne. Fou more detials see www.hgo.org.uk/savitri or Lauderdale House website.

Aug
21
Fri
SHOW TUNES – Tim McArthur and Sarah Dearlove, with pianist Ben Papworth. @ Lauderdale House
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Tonight’s showtune night includes all your favourite songs from a great selection of iconic shows. If we can’t ask you to sing, then you can join in with the actions and ‘actalong’ to great classics such as Hakuna Matata, Chitty Chitty Bang, Bang, Doe A Deer and more!

The versatile and charismatic Tim McArthur is joined by the vibrant and talented Sarah Dearlove, and on the keys musical director and pianist Ben Papworth.

Come rain or shine we’ll be there to entertain you! Make sure you bring attire for all weathers! It’s going to be a lot of fun! 

Don’t fancy queuing up for your snacks and drinks? You can now pre-order drinks and a picnic for collection on the night. When buying your tickets online simply add your selection to your basket before checkout and we’ll have it ready for you.

We have done everything we can to keep you safe and make these events Covid-19 secure – please read the ‘What You Need To Know’ tab for more information. 

And please note tickets MUST be purchased in advance.

Aug
22
Sat
Holst’s ‘Sāvitri’ at Lauderdale House – Opera returns to London @ Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sāvitri is told by Death that her husband Satyavān is about to die. When he returns from his day’s work in the forest he collapses. Death now offers Sāvitri a wish, and she asks for ‘Life’. Death agrees, but Sāvitri then points out that life for her is indivisible from her husband’s life. Death has been tricked and admits defeat. Satyavān revives: even death, like life, is ‘Māyā’ – illusion.

HGO brings live opera back to London with an open-air, socially-distanced production of Gustav Holst’s ‘Sāvitri’ , a tale of life, death, illusion and hope powerfully resonant with our times. HGO is dedicated to supporting singers at the start of their careers – they will lead the return of vibrant opera to the capital.

The staged open-air production, with orchestra, of this one-act opera will take place, in accordance with government regulations, in the portico of Lauderdale House, Highgate, with the audince sonciall disnntanced on the lawn. There are two performances per evening (at 18:30 and 20:00) on the
13th, 15, 20th and 22nd August –

The production is staged by Julia Mintzer, and conducted by Thomas Payne. Fou more detials see www.hgo.org.uk/savitri or Lauderdale House website.

Aug
24
Mon
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Aug
25
Tue
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Aug
26
Wed
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Aug
31
Mon
50% Discount At The House @ the house
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The house is part of the eat out help out campaign

offering 50% discount on pizza soft drinks and ice cream on

all Mon/Tue and Wednesdays in August 5-9pm

http://www.thehouselondon.co.uk

Sep
5
Sat
Highgate Horticultural Society Autumn Show:CANCELLED @ Pond Sq Chapel
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

DUE TO COVID-19 THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

Sep
7
Mon
Eating Winter with a Spoon – zoom talk @ On zoom
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday 7th September  7.00 pm 2020

A talk by Ruth Hazeldine on the history of ice cream

“There is more to the story of ice cream than just the pleasure of eating it. It has a long social history, as well as a culinary one. The first written record of ice cream being eaten in England is in 1671 at a feast held for Charles II. The first printed recipe was published in 1718 by Mary Eales, Court Confectioner to Queen Anne. Where did this delicacy originate? Well, you’re always safe if you say “China”, and in this case it’s true: records from the T’ang Dynasty in about AD 618 refer to iced milk mixed with flour and camphor being served at court. Sounds horrible, doesn’t it?

Soon afterwards the method made its way to Italy, where it was much improved by the addition of fruits and sugar and by 1672,  90 different flavours were being offered at the Café Procope in Paris.  I will show you a picture of me standing outside the shop, with an ice-creamy smile on my face!. In fact, it felt like Eating Winter with a Spoon!”

Ruth Hazeldine

This is an online Zoom event. (Click here for advice on how to participate.)

Pre-booking on Eventbrite is essential – click here. The Zoom meeting link will be sent by email on or before the day of the event.

Sep
11
Fri
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

Sep
12
Sat
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

Sep
13
Sun
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk

www.jasonsumray.com

Sep
14
Mon
THE SHELL COLLECTOR – Robert Lyons zoom talk @ On zoom
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday 14th September 2020   7.00 pm
This is an online Zoom event – booking details below

In conversation with Martha Halford-Fumagalli, local author Robert Lyons will talk about his recently published book, a fictionalised account of a 1970’s financial scandal.

THE SHELL COLLECTOR tells the roller-coaster story of Guy Magnus, an ambitious, unprincipled young share-dealer. The story has a number of threads. One is the personal rivalry between Guy and a stockbroker friend, Harry Griffin. They bet a lunch at Maxim’s in Paris on who will be first to ‘show’ a fortune of £1 million.

During the late 1960s Guy wheels and deals his way towards his fortune. By 1973 he is ready for a major deal. Harry’s route to wealth is his shareholding in an ill-managed conglomerate, Britton Trust.

Britton Trust is an ideal asset-rich target for Guy. He sets up a £100 company, Westchurch, as the vehicle for a £20 million take-over bid. A merchant bank, Ulster & Cayman, provides the finance, conditional on Guy giving his personal guarantee for the repayment of its loan.

The day the take-over is completed, a secondary bank collapses and share and property values plummet. Westchurch is unable to repay its loans and Guy has to meet his personal guarantee. Meanwhile Harry Griffin has achieved the sale of his Britton Trust shares and become a millionaire. But in a final twist, it is he who pays for lunch at Maxim’s.

The author was born in Leeds and is a graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford. He became a director of a large retailing group which itself became the victim of a company take-over. He knew ‘Guy Magnus’ socially, and met a number of the other characters during his business career. He and his wife have lived in Highgate for more than fifty years, enjoying the musical and theatrical life that London has to offer. They have two children and six grandchildren, aged from one to 23.

This is an online Zoom event. (Click here for advice on how to participate.)

Pre-booking on Eventbrite is essential – click here. The Zoom meeting link will be sent by email on or before the day of the event.

Sep
15
Tue
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

Sep
16
Wed
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

Sep
17
Thu
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

Sep
18
Fri
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

Sep
19
Sat
HowTheLightGetsIn Global Online Event @ Online!
Sep 19 all-day

HowTheLightGetsIn Global is a worldwide online festival experience, gathering Nobel laureates, groundbreaking journalists, mindblowing scientists, and the world’s leading thinkers in all fields to debate the most urgent, fascinating dilemmas we face in 2020.

With social distancing ongoing, the festival will be livestreamed online, featuring three programmes of events beamed from Delhi, London and New York, so that whatever continent you call home, you can check in on a time zone that suits you!

Over the weekend 19-20 September, we’ll be livestreaming over 200 events on eight stages, including folk, electro and world music acts, all-night DJ parties balanced out by stand-up comedy and mind-boggling debates and talks on everything from particle physics to patriarchy! In addition there will be a whole host of social spaces where you can meet other festival goers, chat to your friends and make new ones, talk over the events you’ve seen, bump into speakers and artists, listen to some great music together – and dance the night away!

The speaker line-up is nothing short of spectacular this year, with the world’s leading thinkers accessible right from the comfort of your computer screen! Speakers will include Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, who’ll battle it out with opponents over the right way for public policy after coronavirus; Bianca Jagger, champion of human rights and fierce denier of moral relativism; Vandana Shiva, one of the world’s most prominent environmental activists; Daniel Dennett, cognitive scientist and one of the famed “Four Horsemen” of atheism along with counterparts Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens; and Sabine Hossenfelder, a theoretical physicist and quantum gravity expert. Other great minds includes Nancy Fraser, Abhijit Banerjee, Samantha Power, P.J. O’Rourke, Grace Blakeley, Rory Stewart, Polly Toynbee, Rupert Sheldrake, and Joanna Kavenna.

It wouldn’t be HowTheLightGetsIn without a fantastic music line-up to help you shake away those social distancing blues. This time around, the festival will play host to folk legend and ‘Send in the Clowns’ songstress Judy Collins; altrockers This is the Kit; multi-instrumentalist auteur Cosmo Sheldrake; and many more.

What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

Sep
20
Sun
HowTheLightGetsIn Global Online Event @ Online!
Sep 20 all-day

HowTheLightGetsIn Global is a worldwide online festival experience, gathering Nobel laureates, groundbreaking journalists, mindblowing scientists, and the world’s leading thinkers in all fields to debate the most urgent, fascinating dilemmas we face in 2020.

With social distancing ongoing, the festival will be livestreamed online, featuring three programmes of events beamed from Delhi, London and New York, so that whatever continent you call home, you can check in on a time zone that suits you!

Over the weekend 19-20 September, we’ll be livestreaming over 200 events on eight stages, including folk, electro and world music acts, all-night DJ parties balanced out by stand-up comedy and mind-boggling debates and talks on everything from particle physics to patriarchy! In addition there will be a whole host of social spaces where you can meet other festival goers, chat to your friends and make new ones, talk over the events you’ve seen, bump into speakers and artists, listen to some great music together – and dance the night away!

The speaker line-up is nothing short of spectacular this year, with the world’s leading thinkers accessible right from the comfort of your computer screen! Speakers will include Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, who’ll battle it out with opponents over the right way for public policy after coronavirus; Bianca Jagger, champion of human rights and fierce denier of moral relativism; Vandana Shiva, one of the world’s most prominent environmental activists; Daniel Dennett, cognitive scientist and one of the famed “Four Horsemen” of atheism along with counterparts Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens; and Sabine Hossenfelder, a theoretical physicist and quantum gravity expert. Other great minds includes Nancy Fraser, Abhijit Banerjee, Samantha Power, P.J. O’Rourke, Grace Blakeley, Rory Stewart, Polly Toynbee, Rupert Sheldrake, and Joanna Kavenna.

It wouldn’t be HowTheLightGetsIn without a fantastic music line-up to help you shake away those social distancing blues. This time around, the festival will play host to folk legend and ‘Send in the Clowns’ songstress Judy Collins; altrockers This is the Kit; multi-instrumentalist auteur Cosmo Sheldrake; and many more.

What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk

www.jasonsumray.com

One to One Interview @ On Zoom
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Register online to be sent the zoom link

Sep
21
Mon
Traveller’s Tales – Mongolia – talk by Betty Pires @ On Zoom
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday 21st September 2020   7.00 pm

Completely landlocked, surrounded by Russia and China, and known as the Land of Blue Skies, Mongolia is noted for its vast rugged expanses  that link land and sky and is one of the last few places on the planet where nomadic life is still a living tradition. With the lowest population density among all independent countries in the world, it is this vast and majestic emptiness that is the country’s enduring appeal, bringing the traveller, as it does, into a close communion with nature and its nomadic inhabitants.  Join Betty Pires as she takes you on tour, via Zoom, through the fabled land of Genghis Khan, Emperor of the Mongol Empire, who established the largest contiguous empire in history.  Betty will take you through the massive Gobi Desert and the shores of Lake Hovsgol,  the ruins of Kharakhorum, site of the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire, the scenic Flaming Cliffs where Roy Chapman Andrews found the first ever dinosaur eggs and listen to traditional “throat singing”

This is an online Zoom event. (Click here for advice on how to participate.)

Pre-booking on Eventbrite is essential – click here. The Zoom meeting link will be sent by email on or before the day of the event.

Sep
22
Tue
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

Belonging and Not Belonging @ On Zoom
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
23
Wed
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

Sep
24
Thu
What’s in a Jug? Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray @ Highgate Gallery
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image: detail from ‘Spoons Looking Right’ © Jason Sumray, oil on canvas. All rights reserved

What’s in a Jug?  Paintings and etchings by Jason Sumray     11-24 September 2020

For his Highgate Gallery show ‘What’s in a Jug?’ Jason Sumray brings together a series of oil paintings and etchings that are invented Still Lifes.  He takes ordinary objects and gives them new meanings;  grouping and juxtaposing them as if they are protagonists in table-top dramas.

The series began with an interest in images where the human presence was still strongly felt but figures were absent.  Drawers are half open, stools and chairs empty, plates, cutlery, jugs and serviettes left on the dinner table.  Jason’s purpose was not to create a direct or distinguishable narrative, but rather to offer triggers that evoke potential meaning.  In time, he has become more concerned with a different kind of ‘narrative’ played out in his imaginary theatre world of objects;  where, in the tradition of Still Life, the things seem to exist autonomously regardless of human involvement, and what is important is their relationship to one another and to the empty space.

Several paintings in the exhibition deal with a preoccupation with the theme of ‘Spilt Strawberries and Cream’;  images that were begun as a response to Chardin’s quietly evocative ‘Basket of Wild Strawberries’ (1761).  Jason felt he wanted to upset Chardin’s delicate and finely balanced conical construction.

Jason’s interest in the language of light and dark has been extended into the discipline of etching using solely black ink.  He loves the blackness of the medium and how it’s possible to play with the way the forms emerge or disappear into the darkness, where edges are lost and then re-emerge.  He etches from his paintings;  they inform each other.

Jason Sumray lives and paints in North London.  He has exhibited in various galleries in London and elsewhere and has been shortlisted for a number of Open Competitions.  He won the Discerning Drawing Bursary in 2011 and was joint winner of the Marshwood Arts Award in 2017.  His series of paintings based on Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ were exhibited as part of the inaugural International Beckett Festival, Enniskillen, NI, in 2012.  In 2016 his Fisherman paintings were shown in the Fishing Museum in Cromer.  Jason gained his Masters in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art and was awarded Distinction for his research on the nature of symbolism and metaphor in paintings.  In 2016 he was proud to curate the exhibition of paintings of his friend and mentor Ron Delavigne at the Highgate Gallery.

For further information please contact Jasonsumray@yahoo.co.uk www.jasonsumray.com

A Streetcar Named Desire – film @ HLSI
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sep
25
Fri
Handmade In Highgate, The Summer Fair 2020 @ The Highgate Literary & Scientific Instition
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Handmade In Highgate, The Summer Fair 2020 @ The Highgate Literary & Scientific Instition

Handmade in Highgate the Summer  Fair 2020 will take place on 25 – 27 September. Come and find some of the UK’s most talented designer/makers at the Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution, entrance is FREE and everyone is welcome.

Times:

Friday 25 September: 5pm – 8pm

Saturday 26 September: 10am – 6pm

Sunday 27 September: 11am – 5pm

Sep
26
Sat
Handmade In Highgate, The Summer Fair 2020 @ The Highgate Literary & Scientific Instition
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Handmade In Highgate, The Summer Fair 2020 @ The Highgate Literary & Scientific Instition

Handmade in Highgate the Summer  Fair 2020 will take place on 25 – 27 September. Come and find some of the UK’s most talented designer/makers at the Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution, entrance is FREE and everyone is welcome.

Times:

Friday 25 September: 5pm – 8pm

Saturday 26 September: 10am – 6pm

Sunday 27 September: 11am – 5pm