Posts made in July, 2016

Inspiring exhibition : Frances Hatch

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

I went to a wonderful exhibition of landscapes  by Frances Hatch at the Old Fire Station, Ely on Friday 8th July.  It runs until the end of August 2016 – time enough for the several visits it is worth. I met Frances Hatch at West Dean College where I am doing a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design on a part-time, flexible course. She is not only a wonderful artist but also an outstanding teacher. I knew that Frances loved to work ‘en plein air’ using materials that she gleans from the landscape that she paints – however I had little idea of how much complex and...

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OLSA : On the Road to Santiago

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in News | 0 comments

OLSA : On the Road to Santiago

OLSA Exhibition ends with success. The exhibition at the Exchange Gallery at Saffron Walden library ended in mid-June. It was a very encouraging experience with the opportunity to have direct feedback on the prints, drawings and embroideries that stemmed from my journey to Santiago de Compostela. The picture featured here was bought by a friend.  We had a moment of great connection when I was showing her round and she said ‘that reminds me of the woods in Galicia’ which was the exact subject of the ink and pastel drawing. This may sound trivial but it meant so much to me that...

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