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My studio is at The Happy Crab Gallery 20A Gloucester street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7AW and we welcome visitors! We are open 10.30am to 4.30pm Tuesday to Saturday. As well as the gallery area, we also have a small Sculpture Garden where you can see my ceramic garden sculptures surrounded by flowering plants. All the sculptures at the Happy crab Gallery are available to buy. You can also order work online, and I am currently taking orders for the life sized Badger 'Persecuted' and I am taking expressions of interest in the current piece I am working on of a Pine Marten.

The Happy Crab Gallery is now a stockists for Evolver Magazine

2024 Exhibitions:

23rd March - 21st April Society of Wildlife Artists Exhibition 2024, Birdscapes Gallery, The Barns, Manor Farm, Glandford, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7JP 

25th May - 9th June Dorset Art Weeks, The Happy Crab Gallery, 20A Gloucester Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7AW

25th  - 29 June Sculpture by the Lakes Summer Festival, Sculpture by the Lakes, Pallington Lakes, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8QU

11th  - 14th July Global Birdfair, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8RN

3rd August Dorset Food and Arts Festival, The Great Field, Peverell Avenue, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 3HR

15-18 August Purbeck Valley Folk Festival, Purbeck Valley Farm, Valley Rd, Wareham BH20 5HU

2024 Exhibitions:

Natural Order Exhibition, Macc Art Lounge, Cheshire


Natural Eye 2023, Soc. Wildlife Artists, Mall Galleries, London

Ascott House, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Compton Acres Gardens, Poole, Dorset

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival, Wareham, Dorset

Royal Ulster Academy of Arts, Belfast

Shaftesbury Arts Centre, Shaftesbury, Dorset

Sou' Sou' West Gallery, Symondsbury Estate, Bridport, Dorset

White Chalk Gallery Summer Show, Devizes, Wilts        


Selected Recent Exhibitions    

Altered States, Shaw House, Church road, Newbury, Berkshire. 

Artists For Conservation International Exhibit of Nature in Art

Artist in Residence, Nature In Art, Wallsworth Hall, Gloucs

Battersea Affordable Art represented by Hayloft Gallery

Bronze Raptors at University of Oxford Natural History Museum

Delamore Arts, Delamore House, Devon.

Edinburgh Art Fair, with Hayloft Gallery, Scotland

EWAAC, La Galleria, Pall Mall, London

Fresh Air Art Fair Ascot with Hayloft Gallery, Ascot, Berkshire

Fresh Air Contemporary Art Fair Cheltenham Race Course

Fresh Air Sculpture Show, The Old Rectory, Quenington

Heart of the Tribe Gallery, 74 High Street, Glastonbury

Marks Hall Gardens & Arboretum Sculpture Show, Essex 

Mythic Garden, Stone Lane Gardens, Devon

One woman show, Wild & Arcane, Turrill Sculpture Gardens, Oxford
Royal Academy Summer Open, Burlington House, London
Royal Scottish Academy Open, Edinburgh, Scotland

Royal Ulster Academy Open, Belfast, Northern Ireland 

Sculpture in the Garden, Godinton House, Ashford, Kent

Society of Women Artists, Mall Galleries, London.

Society of Wildlife Artists, Mall Galleries, The Royal Mall, London

South West Academy​, Exeter Castle, Exeter

Sou' Sou' West Gallery, Manor Yard Symondsbury, Bridport

The Sculpture Garden, Cookham Festival of the Arts, Berks

TWASI at Nature In Art, Twigworth, Gloucestershire   

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Gloucestershire

Stockists Include:

Beach and Barnicott, 6 South Street, Bridport, Dorset.

Birdscapes Gallery, The Barns, Manor Farm, Holt, Norfolk.

Clovelly Pottery, Clovelly, Bideford, North Devon.

Southwest Crafts3a Church Ln, Tavistock, Devon.

The Hayloft Gallery, Via Gellia Mills, Cromford, Derbyshire.

Sou' Sou' West Gallery, Manor Yard Symondsbury, Bridport.

Wildlife Art Society International at Nature In Art, best sculpture in show for bronze Female Red Kite 2014
Awarded the Tate St Ives Prize for bronze Female Buzzard at the Royal Scottish Academy 2015.
Awarded the Brownston Gallery prize for bronze Female Red Kite, South West Academy 2016.
Awarded the Grand Prize for bronze Female Buzzard at East West Art Award Competition 2016

Recent publications and interviews Include:

Weymouth's Ama Menec's sculptures in prestigious exhibition, re 3 bronzes in the Mall Galleries Natural Eye 2023 exhibition. Dorset Echo 25th October 2023

Nile Goddess featured on the front cover of The Goddess Bible by Ashra Ball March 2023

Article on Focusing on Wildlife on 'Persecuted' and the British Badger Cull 16th February 2023

Article in Diva Magazine online "On why Anne Lister should have her own statue" Dec 2018 Diva-Magazine

Little badger featured in the Artists For Conservation International Exhibit of Nature In Art page 146, 2017

Contemporary Wildlife Art by Cindy Ann Coldiron. Pages 78 to 80 inclusive, published Schiffer Publishing 2015

Ama Menec with her Female Buzzard bronze at the Royal Academy Summer Open 2015. This Buzzard sold before the show officially started, and two more of the edition sold during the show.
Dreaming Earth Goddess at Compton Acres Gardens, Poole, Dorset, UK
Ama Menec's large turquoise glazed Nile Goddess at Delamore Gardens, Devon
'Wild and Arcane' exhibition Ama Menec one woman show at the Turrill Sculpture Gardens Oxford
Ama Menec's Female Red Kite on the Poster for the South West Academy Open 2016 which won the Brownston Gallery Award
The Hayloft Gallery display featuring bronze sculptures by Ama Menec
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