Sleaford Art Event 2015

March 30, 2015

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The popular Sleaford Art Event returns to the Carre Gallery for the second year. This year’s exhibition has 79 paintings in a wide range of media and subject matter. The event attracted over 450 visitors last year over the two weeks and we look forward to topping that in 2015.

Art Challenge:

GloriaWard_Bleak_450On the opening day, Monday 30 March, the Art Challenge took place in the upstairs art room at the gallery. The challenge is different each year with the participants receiving no prior knowledge of subject matter. This year’s challenge was a portrait of a lady who volunteered to be the subject, with two hours given to complete the artwork. The resulting portraits are displayed anonymously in the gallery and visitors are invited to cast their vote to choose the best piece.

DougFossey_LudhamLane_450Best in Show:

Visitors are also invited to cast their vote for the best painting in the show. The winners will each receive a trophy and a gift voucher.

There is also a prize raffle so come along, enjoy the show and cast your vote.

The Art Event is open 10 am – 4 pm from Mon 30 March until Sat 11 April. (Closed on Sunday)

Images (from top left):  Tulips by Carol Bratley; Caribou by Neil Hanlon; Fruit and Wine by Vincent Markham; Bleak by Gloria Ward; Ludham Lane, Ludham, Norfolk by Doug Fossey.  Artwork and gallery photographed by Martin Cameron.  Click on any image to see a larger version.

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