16 APRIL – 2 JULY 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Florence Peake

Preview:  Saturday 15 April

Southwark Park Galleries’ 2023 exhibition programme will launch this spring with a new immersive and performative installation by internationally renowned choreographer and visual artist Florence Peake. Enveloping both our galleries, Peake’s major solo commission will present a body of monumental paintings using

July – October 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Tim Spooner

In summer, Southwark Park Galleries will present an extensive installation by multidisciplinary artist Tim Spooner for his largest UK solo exhibition in a visual arts organisation. Spooner has been creating immersive sculptural interventions and performances since 2010, which have been predominantly experienced

PT1: 28–29 January // PT2: 4–5 February 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Alter/Altar
Camberwell College of Arts Third Year BA Fine Art: Painting

Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–4pm

Alter/Altar presents works by the graduating students of Camberwell College BA Painting degree at Southwark Park Galleries in January and February of 2023. Over one hundred emerging artists will participate in this two-week exhibition, which takes place simultaneously at the Lake Gallery

Chapter 1: 14–15 January // Chapter 2: 21–22 January 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

PIT
Camberwell College of Arts Third Year BA Fine Art: Drawing | Photography | Sculpture

Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–4pm

The PIT is a little hard, a little bitter, a little sweet. It is a hole where you can find things. You can spit it out, or you can eat it whole. It can be deep or shallow. Empty and full. Presenting

13 November - 3 December 2022   //   Lake Gallery

Annual Open Exhibition 2022

Preview:  Sat 12 Nov // 1 - 4pm | Closing Event // Sat 3 Dec, 1 - 4pm (Best in Show Announcement) Exhibition Open:  Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 4pm

Now in its 38th year, we are delighted to announce 2022’s Annual Open at Southwark Park Galleries taking place both online and in our Lake Gallery. Each year a ‘Best in Show’ prize is awarded, generously donated by Breckman & Company. We are

18 September - 6 November 2022   //   Lake Gallery

Second Nature
Miko Veldkamp

Preview:  Saturday 17 September // 3-6pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday - Sunday // 11am–4pm

‘Second Nature’ is the first UK institutional solo show of Suriname born Dutch-Indonesian painter Miko Veldkamp. Continuing his exploration on race, privilege and cross-cultural identity, Veldkamp has created a new body of large scale paintings where literal and symbolic references to disperse

11 September – 9 October 2022   //   Lake Gallery

The Spirit of the Salters Lives On

Exhibition Open:  Wednesday // Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

Featured artists and contributors include: Eugene Ankomah // E.F. Ball // Paul Butler // Jane Deakin // Diane Gorvin // Nigel Moyce // Peter and Sue Rogers // Sarah Vaughan // Karin Wach and Leanne Werner This exhibition celebrates Ada (1866–1942) and

10 July–4 September 2022   //   Lake Gallery

The High Life
Lydia Blakeley

Preview:  Saturday 9 July // 3–6pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday // Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

The High Life will be Lydia Blakeley’s largest solo exhibition in the UK presenting a series of paintings, painted sculptural sun loungers and cool box planters containing cacti and crystals. Taking the 1995 Microsoft advertising campaign ‘Where do you want to go today?’

Ceramic glazed octopus in purple with glazed up
1 May–26 June 2022   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Tilt Shift: Shadows of the Seasoned Sun
Candida Powell-Williams

Preview:  Saturday 30 April // 2–6pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday // Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

Tilt Shift: Shadows of the Seasoned Sun is Candida Powell-Williams’ most ambitious exhibition to date. Inspired by gardens that drip with myths, mysticism and metaphorical associations to female bodies, Tilt Shift responds to Southwark Park. With a nod to local social reformer

Diagram with letters linked up by curved lines and arrows. The letters spell out unruly encounters. The letters and lines are in black on a bright green background.
19–20 March 2022   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Unruly Encounters
The Royal College of Art // SoAH PhD, MPhil and MRes

Preview:  Friday 18 March // 3–5:30pm Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

“Perception is not simply embedded within and constrained by the surrounding world; it also contributes to the enactment of this surrounding world.”¹ ‘Unruly Encounters’ takes its title from Francisco J. Varela’s 1995 essay ‘The Re-enchantment of the Concrete’. This text explores the

A blurred image, zoomed in, abstract, black and white.
12–13 March   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Impressions
Royal College of Art Print MA

Preview:  Friday 11 March // 3–5:30pm Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday, 11am–5pm

Impressions at Southwark Park Galleries will showcase the work of final year students from the Royal College of Art MA Print programme. Alluding to the notion of impressions found in printmaking, this group investigates different ways of thinking about the medium. Within

A photograph of a heron, flying low over a moss covered lake.
18 February–27 February 2022   //   Lake Gallery

Southwark Park Association 1869 Photography Competition

Preview:  Rescheduled to Friday 25 February // 2–5pm Exhibition Open:  Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

Southwark Park Association 1869 are pleased to present an exhibition that celebrates our beautiful park and wildlife within in it. The show presents a series of photographs selected from 150 submissions by local adults and children. The exhibition will also contain a

Black and white eyes collaged on a blue background
12–13 February 2022   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

We’re Watching You pt.2
Camberwell School of Arts // Final year BA Fine Art: Painting

Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–4pm

The BA Fine Art: Painting finalists at Camberwell College of Arts are proud to present their new year exhibition ‘We’re Watching You’ at Southwark Park Galleries. The exhibition, spread across two sites in the Dilston Gallery and Lake Gallery, presents a diverse

Black and white eyes collaged together on a red background
5–6 February 2022   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

We’re Watching You pt.1
Camberwell School of Arts // Final year BA Fine Art: Painting

Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–4pm

The BA Fine Art: Painting finalists at Camberwell College of Arts are proud to present their new year exhibition ‘We’re Watching You’ at Southwark Park Galleries. The exhibition, spread across two sites in the Dilston Gallery and Lake Gallery, presents a diverse