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Artist residency with Dorset Wildlife Trust and SWLA

    I recently discovered I am to be included in a project with Dorset Wildlife Trust and the Society of Wildlife Artists, at Kingcombe Meadows in Dorset. The residency is at the end of May this year, with ongoing work and a show next year at Kingcombe also.

This is very exciting. Kingcombe is a special Nature Reserve, an amazing patchwork of fields with thick hedgerows, ancient green lanes and wooded areas, with the river Hooke running through…   more news later

Bridport Open Studios :: 20th – 29th August

I am Venue 19, welcome!

ART HUT Bridport, 19D South St, Bridport, DT6 3NR

Open 11am – 4pm daily through the Art Week.

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New work in a new venue.. Seascapes and landscapes: exploring sealight, colour and bird shapes. Enjoy coastal paintings, original monoprints, canvases and cards, alongside a changing collection of ‘Old and Interesting Art’…In the heart of Bridport town centre.

Click on ‘Tiny Bird’ above for more info and directions…

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Dorset Wildlife Trust – Art at the Kingcombe Centre until Sunday June 12th

DSCN5303I am exhibiting at an amazing venue for Dorset Art Weeks, venue 193, it has everything you need for a half or whole day out!

Over 15 artists in the Main Barn and Swallow Barn, showing a fine selection of paintings, photography, sculpture and textile work…

Set amongst the ancient landscape of Kingcombe Meadows, a visit to the Kingcombe Centre is like a step back in time, within around 1000 acres of DWT Nature Reserve…

Enjoy the lovely Nature Trails, great coffee and light lunches, plenty of parking.

…also various wildlife around the centre, don’t miss the vocal guinea fowl!

Visit the site here

OPEN 10.30am – 5pm daily, the cafe is open during this time also, during Art Weeks…

Dorset Art Weeks & Dorset Wildlife Trust

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Dorset Art Weeks has arrived – I have great pleasure in being at two venues this year!

The Kingcombe Centre (DAW venue 116) and Chesil Beach Centre (DAW venue 193)

If you fancy a great morning or afternoon out, please visit! Both venues are open daily 10.30am – 5pm.

Here is your opportunity to see some amazing artwork by leading Dorset Artists in one place (or two!)…

I have worked with DWT for nearly 30 years now, creating illustrations for leaflets and interpretation panels.

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Fulmar in Flight – Acrylic – at Kingcombe

New Exhibition at Bridport Arts Centre – Fringes of Land 12 April – 14 May

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An innovative exhibition comes to the Arts Centre – exploring Boundaries…here the intricacies of our rich coastline are revealed, inspired by coastal forms: where land meets sea.

Both Heather and Antonia are established and well known professional artists, based in Dorset. Both are drawn to the coast and coastal edges and are pleased to present this collaborative new show.

Heather – oil and charcoal, Antonia – acrylic and printmaking.

Antonia and Heather have strong links with the area, celebrating Dorset’s unique coastline in very different styles, yet with a common goal…

The well-known Café and Foyer areas have created a sympathetic setting for Paintings, Printmaking and text pieces: a Celebration of Dorset’s unique coast…

12th April – 14th May

Tues – Sat, 10am – 4pm

Café and Foyer Galleries, Bridport Arts Centre

South St, Bridport DT6 3NR

Here is a flavour of my new work: At Charmouth, Blue River running Uplyme, Stormseas West Bay – enjoy!

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Mini Prints – the gift of very small art!

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Here are all the thumbnails to choose from!

The canvas is 2.75″ (7 cm) square and the easel sits 5″ tall. Lovely for your table top!

All images are £12 each and this includes special postage.

I hope you can zoom in on the thumbs to see a larger version. If you would like to buy one or more please contact me, as I haven’t yet sorted the on-line shopping option for these!

Also if you have any queries please get in touch…

 

Six by Nine Exhibition – Bridport Arts Centre

This is a great showcase for Bridport and West Dorset Artists!

All artists taking part in Open Studios can submit up to  three works limited only by the size – 6″ x 9″.

  Cafe and Foyer Galleries

  Bridport Arts Centre, South St, Bridport

Open Tues – Sat, 10am – 4pm

Here’s a preview of my 3 artworks…enjoy!

coastal fringe  Coastal Fringe – Acrylic £85

lightpool, studland  Lightpool, Studland – Acrylic £85

gull spray, st aldhelms   GullSpray, St Aldhelms – Acrylic  £85