October 2018. Latest News – what's on!

it's time for the annual RCA Secret Event. 3 new original postcards are winging their way to the show for the 15th consecutive year! Doors open for Viewing Day on Friday November 30th, 12–7pm. Choose Your Postcard Saturday, 1st December 12–6pm, Sunday 2nd and Monday 3rd, 10am–6pm. Collection Day Thursday 6th December, 4–8pm. Free admission.

All cards on sale for donation of £60, in aid of bursaries for RCA students.
For more details, visit the website:

Gill is a regular contributor to this annual event. This years's show runs at the
Dyson Building, Royal College of Art, Battersea from 9th–15th September, 2017. New and established collectors can take home an original postcard-sized artwork for £55. All proceeds go to RCA Fund providing scholarships and bursaries for RCA studants.


Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 205th Exhibition – April 2017
Two of Gill's paintings have been accepted for the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 205th Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London, this Spring.
The exhibition opens on Thursday 6th April, 10am-5pm (closed all day on Easter Sunday, 16th April) and closes on Saturday 22nd April at 1pm.

Mottisfont Open Show 2016
Gill is participating in this year's Open Exhibition at Mottisfont, nr Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0LP.
1st October – 13th November.

RCA SECRET 2016 – London and Dubai
Gill is taking part once again in this annual show of original postcards – now in its 22nd year – raising money to fund bursaries and scholarships for students in need of financial support to help them complete their studies at RCA. The show of 2,000 original postcards by internationally acclaimed artists, designers, actors, musicians, celebrities, RCA alumni and current students, is open in London 7 - 15 April, 2016, Upper Gulbenkian Gallery, Royal College of Art, Kensington: Dubai exhibition opens 16 - 19 March, 2016, Art Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah. All works are for sale at £55 each in London and 500AED in Dubai.

The Secret? Each postcard will be anonymous, with the creator only being revealed once the card is bought by a collector.


Making a Viola – West Dean Foyer Exhibition
A selection of Gill's recent series of drawings and paintings following the process and progress of making a viola will be on show at West Dean College, Sussex from 15th – 30th August 2015. The college will be open to the general public on 16th August, during the International Guitar Festival.
Works are for sale and a catalogue of the complete series is available to purchase.


Dinosaurium: Reimagined Creatures
Gill has been working in conjunction with Hampshire Cultural Trust's Natural History Collection on some new paintings of fossils which will be included in the forthcoming exhibition at Winchester Discovery Centre's City Space, Jewry Street, SO23 8SB. Once this area was covered by the sea, and the familiar chalk landscape we recognise today is composed of fossil remains of marine creatures.
Dinosaurium runs from 11th July – 6th September 2015. Part of Dinofest2015 events.


Changing Perspectives: Winchester Gold
14 March - 15 March
An exhibition 'Changing Perspectives' will be held in aid of Winchester GoLD, a registered charity that provides activities, help and support for members of the local community with learning disabilities. It will be held throughout the Link Gallery and adjoining Shakespeare Room at the West Downs Centre, Romsey Road, University of Winchester.

Gill is one of 60 Wessex artists who will be exhibiting contemporary paintings, sculptures and ceramics - art work will be available from £150 - £3,000+.

The exhibition will be open to the public on Saturday 14 March from 10am-7pm and on Sunday 15 March from 10am-4pm.

RCA Secret Exhibition is 21
This year's contributions have just been posted off for the annual RCA Secret 2015 Exhibition. The postcards will be on show at the Dyson Gallery at RCA from 12th March 2015, and will go on sale, to support student bursaries, on 21st March. In addition, this year, RCA Secret Dubai will take place alongside Art Dubai 18-21 March 2015.
See if you can spot them!

Artful Winter Show, December 5th-7th, 2014
Artists Gill Robinson, Claudine Mitaty, Rosie Parmley, Alan Cracknell and jeweller, Lindsey Mann, will be joining forces again for their 6th Open studio exhibition together. Music in the form of dance and also the craft of instrument-making feature strongly among themes explored in this year's show.

Paintings, drawings, prints, greetings cards and jewellery by members of the group will be available at the exhibition which is being displayed in two nearby venues this year - Atelier, 36 Elm Road, Winchester SO22 5AG & 46 Western Road, Winchester SO22 5AH.

Private view on Friday 5th December, 7.00-9.00pm and on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th December open from 11.00am-6.00pm.

Mottisfont Open Show 2014
Some of Gill's landscape work has been selected for this year's Open exhibition at Mottisfont, nr Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0LP. The show runs from 27th September to 16th November.

Colour notes postcards
Music-themed 'Colour Notes' postcards by Gill are in stock at Southern Ukulele Store in Seabourne Road, Bournemouth and also at P & G Wells Bookshop, College Street, Winchester

Bell Fine Art, Winchester, July 2014
Bell Fine Art Winchester has a selection of Gill's Microcosmos series paintings included in their current gallery show

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries
Two of Gill's paintings have been selected for this major National art exhibition at London's Mall Galleries near Trafalgar Square. The exhibition will run from 2–19 April 2014
See website for details:

Stewarts Law RCA Secret Exhibition March 2014
See if you can spot Gill's original postcards in this year's exhibition! The show will run from Thursday 13th March - Friday 21st March. One day sale of cards on Saturday 22nd March. Royal College of Art Battersea, Dyson Building, 1 Hester Road, London SW11 4AW.
See website for details:

ING Discerning Eye Exhibition
Gill has been awarded the Lincoln Seligman Purchase Prize for her work Microcosmos no. 47: Unravelling at this year's ING Discerning Eye Exhibition.

The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2013
Gill's work has been selected for the forthcoming ING Discerning Eye Exhibition at The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1, 14th November – 24th November. Admission free. Around 600 works will be on show. This year's selectors are Artists - Stephen Farthing RA and Eileen Hogan; Professor Deborah Swallow - Director of the Courtauld Institute of Art; Loyd Grossman - Television presenter, Gastronome and Art Historian; Liz Anderson - Arts Editor of the Spectator, and Estelle Lovatt FRSA, Art Critic and Lecturer.

ArtFul Winter Show
5th Exhibition by ArtFul Group. New work by Gill Robinson, Alan Cracknell, Claudine Mitaty and Raziye Parmley at Atelier 36, 36 Elm Road Winchester, SO22 5AG on Friday November 15th, 6–9pmSaturday 16th and Sunday 17th, 10am–6pm.

National Trust Mottisfont 'Open Spaces' 2013 Exhibition
Gill will be showing work in Mottifsont's 'Open Spaces' Exhibition from 28th September – 17th November, 2013. Mottisfont Abbey, Mottisfont, Nr. Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0LP.

Microcosmos cards at Discovery Centre Shop
A range of greetings cards of Gill's Microcosmos paintings are now on sale at Winchester Discovery Centre Shop.

Microcosmos series book. April 2013
Just published! A catalogue of Gill's Microcosmos paintings, which will form part of the forthcoming ArtFul exhibition at City Space, Winchester Discovery Centre, May 18th – June 9th 2013. It is available in printed form and as an ebook.

ArtFul exhibition, May-June 2013
Artists Gill Robinson, Claudine Mitaty, Raziye Parmley, Alan Cracknell, and contemporary jeweller, Lindsey Mann, will be joining forces for their 4th exhibition together, from May 18th – June 9th at City Space, Winchester Discovery Centre.

RCA Secret Exhibition 2013 at Dyson Gallery, London
Gill is participating in this year's RCA Secret Exhibition, which will be open from 14th to 22nd March, 11am–6pm (Thursday 21st March till 9pm) at Dyson Gallery, Battersea Campus, Royal College of Art, London. Further details on the website:

Landscapes at Bell Fine Art, October 2012
Bell Fine Art will be exhibiting some of Gill's most recent landscape work in their Winchester Gallery in a new show beginning on October 6th.
Bell Fine Art, 67B Parchment Street, Winchester, Hants SO23 8AT. See website for details:

Christopher Martyn, Guitar Maker
Gill has recently been working on an interesting and unusual project to design labels for classical guitar and violin maker, Christopher Martyn. You can see examples of the work of this talented and highly skilful instrument maker at:
More information about the project together with final images can be seen on the Blog:

RCA 'Secret' Exhibition at Gulbenkian Galleries, London 18th-26th November 2011
Gill is participating again in the Royal College of Art 'Secret' exhibition which celebrates its 18th birthday this year! The works will be exhibited in the Gulbenkian Galleries from 18th November and will go on sale 26th November.

ArtFul Winter Show 18th-20th November 2011
Following the enthusiastic response to their first Summer Show the ArtFul Group are staging another exhibition with Private View on Friday 18th November. Exhibition open on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th, 12.00-18.00.

Gill has recently completed a series of portraits of composer, performer and musician, Errollyn Wallen. The paintings were inspired bythe originality and beauty of the music of this dynamic and exciting contemporary composer. The complete series of nine paintings and studies was exhibited at Steinway Hall, London, in July.

You can see images of the paintings and read about the project on the
Soundscape page

October 2012
A print of the 'Gracenotes' portrait of Errollyn has been included in the Steinway Artist's Hall of Fame permanent collection at Steinway Hall, London.


Some of Gill's paintings are now available as Fine Art prints on paper and also Prints on canvas from Saatchi Online.
Visit www.saatchionline.com/painting1 to browse a selection of music and guitar paintings, landscape and seascape.

Gill will be participating in the first exhibition of new collective, 'Artful' Fulflood Artists at Standrin Gallery, 4 Red Deer Court, Elm Road, Winchester, Hants SO22 5LX from 24th June – 30th July 2011. Please see website for full details:

Making Merry exhibition, City Space
Gill's work is included in an exhibition of invited artists at City Space, Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester. Saturday 13th November 2010 – Sunday 2nd January 2011.

Artists' Open Studios – Making Merry
Gill will also be taking part in this year's Artists' Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday, 20th & 21st and 27th & 28th November, 11am – 6pm.

Exhibition at Highcliffe Castle 2010
From August 24th - October 3rd 2010 Gill will be showing 'Colour Notes', an exhibition of paintings inspired by music and musical performance, at Highcliffe Castle, Rothesay Drive, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 4LE.
Classical guitarist Michael Hulmes will be playing at the exhibition on Sunday 12th September, 14.00 – 16.00.

Royal Society of Portrait Painters
One of Gill's portrait paintings has been selected for the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1. The exhibition runs from Thursday 6th May - Friday 21st May 2010 and is open from 10am - 5pm daily.

Michael Collins CD cover
Gill's work has been featured on the cover of new release Chandos CD: The Virtuoso Clarinet, celebrating the work of clarinettist, Michael Collins accompanied by Piers Lane, piano.

Cumberland Lodge exhibition 2010
From April 22th - July 16th 2010 Gill will be exhibiting paintings inspired by Cornish coast and landscape at Cumberland Lodge, The Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 2HP.

Climate Change Exhibition
Some of Gill's Glacier paintings will be exhibited in the Climate Change Exhibition. Denbighshire Arts, Rhyl Library Arts Centre, Church Street, Rhyl, LL18 3AA. From 27th Feb – 10 April 2010.

Rachael Dadd – Moth in the Motor Arts Project
Gill has created two cover designs for Rachael Dadd's new 'Moth in the Motor' album release. www.brokensoundmusic.com/moth.htm

'Altered States Triptych'
'Altered States Triptych' is currently on display until March 2010 at Standrin Art & Design, 4 Red Deer Court, Elm Road, Winchester, Hants SO22 5LX

Clay Country exhibition 2009
Gill's Solo Exhibition Clay Country: Landscapes of Cornwall's Clay Quarries was on show throughout July at Wheal Martyn Museum, China Clay Country Park, Carthew, St Austell, Cornwall PL26 8XG.
Souvenirs CD cover
Gill's artwork has been used for the cover of a new Chandos CD recording by Craig Odgen (guitar) and Alison Stephens (mandolin). It is entitled Souvenirs. See Chandos website for details. Available from most music retailers.

Lydia Mordkovitch CD cover
Also a CD cover for Lydia Mordkovitch plays Russian Works for Violin and Viola : Kabalevsky, Prokofiev, Volkonsky, Khandoshkin.
Visit the website at www.chandos.net for details.

Eden Stell Guitar Duo 'Theme and Variations' paintings
Gill has been working with the Eden Stell Guitar Duo during rehearsals on a series of paintings and drawings entitled Theme and Variations. The work was exhibited as a solo show at West Dean College, West Sussex during the International Classical Guitar Festival and Summer School there.

You can watch a short film of selected paintings together with music played by the Eden Stell Guitar Duo on the
in view page where you can also read Gill's accompanying text.
Gill was delighted to be asked to design the T-shirts for the World Youth Guitar Festival at Cheltenham in August 2009. Check out the website for this inspiring festival at:

Festive Fizz CD cover
'Festive Fizz' CD cover design - for new recording by NYGE (National Youth Guitar Ensemble) & Guitarstrophe.

ABC Guitar cover
Gill has just designed the cover for new publication ABC Guitar edited by Stephen Kenyon and published by Jacaranda Music.
www.jacaranda-music.com Available from www.guitarnotes.co.uk

The Butterfly Book
Gill is one of many contributors to The Butterfly Book , a charity limited-edition illustrated book aimed at raising funds for Leukaemia Research.

More news soon.....