Sleaford Art Event 2016

March 28, 2016

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LeeHerring_600Once again Carre Gallery welcomes the Sleaford Art Event. This year there are 51 exhibits by 31 exhibitors. Five of the entries are from St Georges Academy students – Elliot Wheatley, Emily Collins, Amber Copeland, Leah Cox, and Molly Blunt. The exhibitors have used a variety of media including pastel, gouache, oil, acrylic, watercolour, mixed media, pencil, collage, coloured pencil, and dry point print. Subject matter includes landscapes, portraits, animals, still life, and flowers.

On Monday four artists took part in the Art Challenge. This year’s  challenge was to paint a life model; the artists used a variety of media and techniques. The results of the challenge are displayed in the Candlesby Room (to the rear of the gallery) and we invite visitors to vote for their favourite.  Visitors can also vote for their favourite exhibit using the voting slips provided.

LauraDavies_500List of exhibitors:
Sue Webber, Joanne Harris, George Foster, Gail Gibbins, Margaret Shephard, Janet Dowse, Laura Davies, Mike Weston, Bill Pepper, Barbara Kew, Geraldine Thompson, Robin Gooch, Carol Bratley, Sue Barter, Pauline Tompson, Anne Barnham, Laura-Jane Luff, Maisie Cooch, Heather Marshall, Alison Baldwin, Fiona Duncan, Elliot Wheatley, Emily Collins, Amber Copeland, Leah Cox, Molly Blunt, Gloria Ward, Tony Whiston, Jan Barker, Lee Herring, Ellie Benton, Jane Fox.

The Sleaford Art Event is open from 10 am – 4 pm until Saturday 09 April. (The gallery is closed on Sunday.)

Images from the top:  Somersby Room, Art by Lee Herring, Art by Laura Davies.  Click on any image to see a larger version.

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