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Four ARTWORKS artists in Breckland Artists autumn art exhibition at Wymondham Arts Centre

Four Artworks artists, Lyn Aylward, Helen Du Feu, Chris Gamble and Roger Gamble will be exhibiting in the Breckland Artists annual Autumn exhibition.
Painting by Lyn Aylward
Breckland Artists is a group of professional artists who live and work in the South-West of Norfolk. Roger Gamble is Chairman of the group and one of the founder members.
Painting by Roger Gamble
Breckland Artists annual Autumn exhibition is at Wymondham Arts Centre from Tuesday 5th November 4 to Sunday 17th November 2013.
Breckland Artists Autumn Exhibition
 
5th – 17th November 2013
 
Wymondham Arts Centre
Becket’s Chapel
2 Church Street
Wymondham
Norfolk
NR18 0PH

We are looking for new artists join ARTWORKS!

Artworks are inviting professional artists living in East Anglia (Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex & Cambridgeshire) to join our group and take part in our annual showcase exhibition at Blackthorpe Barn.

Artworks are looking for new artists to join whose work is creative and innovative, enhancing the appeal & range of work in our annual exhibition, and artists who will also contribute ideas and enthusiasm to support to the aims & objectives of the Artworks group.



Artworks was established in 2000 and membership is strictly limited to thirty artists. Some of our artists take a sabbatical, providing the opportunity for new artists to join us for one year.

Artworks currently have vacancies for four full (permanent) and three temporary (one-year) artists.  If you are interested in joining Artworks, head on over to the Artworks website for more information on how to apply. The closing date for completed artist applications is 16 February 2013.

See some photographs of the Artworks exhibition:

News on a new exhibition : The Norwich Castle Open Show

Welcome back to the Artworks blog!

The Artworks exhibition may be over for another year, but there is an exciting new exhibition to visit in the East Anglian region this autumn.

Three Artworks artists have had their work selected for the prestigious Norwich Castle Open Artshow 2012: Mike Ashley, Genista Dunham and Chris Gamble.

Rising Tide by Mike Ashley

There were 739 entries from 312 artists from across East Anglia. The three esteemed judges, John LessoreHumphrey Ocean and John Wonnacott selected 145 works for this exhibition (from one hundred and forty artists) – so well done to the Artworks artists!

Incendiary by Genista Dunham

Norwich Castle Open Artshow 2012: Vision & Reality, aims to ‘celebrate the vitality and diversity of the region’s creative talents‘. The exhibition has been sponsored by the East Anglia Art Fund, in partnership with Arts Council England & the Norfolk Museums Service.

Just Looking by Chris Gamble

The Norwich Castle Open Art Show 2012: Vision & Reality
20th October to 9th December 2012
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Norwich
Norfolk
NR1 3DD

Open daily: Monday – Saturday 10am to 4.30pm, Sundays 1pm – 4.30pm

Seven Ways art exhibition at Wymondham Arts Centre, Norfolk

Artworks artist Jazz Green has some paintings in a new exhibition ‘Seven Ways’, featuring the work of seven contemporary East Anglian artists, united by friendship and their connection to the Waveney Valley.

The seven artists in ‘Seven Ways’ are: Nell Close, Clare Cummins, Miles Fairhurst, Jazz Green, Richard Hunter, Dee Nickerson and Julie Noad. Here are some photographs of the exhibition.

Miles Fairhurst (paintings) and Clare Cummins (ceramics)
Dee Nickerson (paintings)

Seven Ways promises to be an engaging and eclectic art exhibition, showcasing the seven artists very different approaches – from gentle observations of country ways, musical elements of still life, scenes of nature, landscape and skies to bold abstract forms and textures of the earth.

Jazz Green (paintings)

Jazz Green has been a member of Artworks since 2010.
See more of Jazz Green’s art here: www.jazzgreen.com

Wymondham Arts Centre is located in Becket’s Chapel, the second oldest building in the town of Wymondham, founded as a chantry in 1174 by William D’Albini, the grandson of William D’Albini who founded Wymondham Abbey. Read more about the history of Becket’s Chapel.

The exhibition Seven Ways at Wymondham Arts Centre is open daily from 29th May to 10th June 2012: Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sundays 12 noon – 5pm.

Seven Ways
29th May to 10th June 2012

Wymondham Arts Centre
Becket’s Chapel
Church Street

Wymondham

Norfolk
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Kit price Moss : Tall & Thin art exhibition, Greyfriars Art Space

Artworks artist Kit Price Moss has co-curated a ‘Tall & Thin’ exhibition with members of the West Norfolk Artists Association (Kit is chairperson of the West Norfolk Artists Association).
Kit Price Moss organised the exhibition to encourage the artists to ‘think outside their normal comfort zone’.  Each of the selected artworks are no wider than eleven inches.
Kit’s own work in the exhibition, ‘Kittywake Castle‘, is based on ‘a drawing of seabirds whilst visiting North Berwick and Dunbar last summer, depicting nesting kittiwakes on a pinnacle’.
Tall & Thin‘ is currently showing at Greyfriars Art Space from 21st May until 1st June 2012. Greyfriars Art Space is an artist run initiative in King’s Lynn providing professional exhibition opportunities and affordable studio workspace to local artists.
Of the ‘Tall & Thin‘ exhibition, Kit says: “We’ve had a terrific response here at Greyfriars Art Space, and we’ve been quite astounded by the creativity you can see here. We have works suspended from the ceiling, ceramics and sculptures besides the usual paintings”.
The artists exhibiting ‘Tall & Thin‘ works are: Helena Anderson, Tony Bellars, Helen Breach, Brenda Brown, Alan Castleton, Barbara Cichocka, Simon and Fran Crawford, Alison Dunhill, Peter Edwards, Joan Evans, Tod Evans, Ann Froshaug, Lydia Haines, John Hughes, Jill Ilett, Jane Ironside, Jo Halpin Jones, Giselle Keeble, John Lawson, Neil Leggett, Steve Martyn, Kit Price Moss, Tom Sharp, Michael Smith, Julie Spriggs, Will Strong, Tom Thompson, John and Helen Walker, Andrew Williams, Julie Witt, Joan Wooll and Pauline Wrighton.




Tall & Thin
21st May to 1st June 2012
Greyfriars Art Space (opposite Greyfriars Tower)
43 St James Street 
King’s Lynn
Norfolk
PE30 5BZ
Open daily, 10am – 4pm, free admission

Alison Jones : botanical paintings

Alison Jones has been a member of Artworks since it began in the year 2000. She has contributed to the annual Artworks exhibitions with botanical paintings in watercolours and ‘still life’ in pastels. 
Hellibore ‘Cinnamon Snow’ © Alison Jones

Alison Jones has also exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society. In 1990 and 1993 Alison Jones was awarded the prestigious Grenfell Silver medal at the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual exhibition for her exhibitions of fuchsias and cyclamen coum – and she has also been awarded the Grenfell Silver-Gilt medal twice, in 2000 and 2008.
Alison Jones has also exhibited at the Society of Botanical Artists in London, and is also a member of the Society of Floral Painters, exhibiting annually in the South of England. You can see more of Alison’s botanical paintings on Alison Jones profile page.
In August 2010 Alison joined twenty three other flower painters who had their first exhibition in the Edmund Gallery in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Following its success the Iceni Botanical Artists was born in October the same year, with aims of encouraging and practising a high standard of all forms of botanical art through annual exhibitions by members.  
The Iceni Botanical Artists (IBA) is now engaged in a unique project to record and document the rarest of Norfolk’s Breckland wild flowers.  The collection of original paintings will be available for exhibitions at different venues and will be included in a Florilegium of wild Breckland Plants. More news nearer the time.
Meanwhile, the The Iceni Botanical Artists will be exhibiting again at the Edmund Gallery from 3rd – 8th August, 2012.
The Iceni Botanical Artists
3rd – 8th August 2012
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP33 1LS