Exhibition preview: Thursday 10 October, 6 – 8pm
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Original paintings by artists of the Royal Watercolour Society which respond to the local landscapes and the distant destinations that inspire them.
Exhibition continues until 9 November
My watercolour Calle Caballocalco, Mexico City is one of the exhibited paintings.
From their website: ‘Now in it’s 32nd year, the Sunday Times Watercolour competition is the UK’s most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting. The competition brings together artists all across the UK, and at its heart celebrates and redefines the beauty and diversity of watercolour and water-based media. With approximately 100 works selected by a panel of leading figures from the art world, and a touring exhibition of the shortlisted works’
Was at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London
17 – 22 september 2019
Now on tour
Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge 5th October to 9th November
Guildford House Gallery 16th November to 2 January.
What is a Lithograph?
It’s a method of printing using a Limestone, crayons and ink. It relies on the fact that oil and water don’t mix. You can watch a video here. (https://youtu.be/S67Qqov0CdU)
Hole Editions is the workshop of Lee Turner. Lee is based in the Cluny building in the Ouseburn, Newcastle. He takes part in the regular Open Days. He collaborates with artists from near and far. Those featured on his website include George Shaw, Yoko Ono and the late Norman Cornish.
“All our work is hand printed and original. We use the most light fast inks available and high quality acid free papers. Editions are carefully curated and documented. Upon completion of projects the stones and/or plates are effaced, thereby preserving the integrity of the edition and ensuring that no further impressions can ever be printed.”
Find Lee at http://www.holeeditions.co.uk/
Expanding from traditional genres of watercolour painting, today artists of the RWS explore the boundaries of this medium and use a wide variety of water-based media such as gouache, ink and acrylic. Be prepared to be delighted by modern work that is exciting and distinguished.
From their website: “To coincide with ‘The Great Exhibition of The North’, our Summer Exhibition this year, Northern Ground, demonstrates the wealth of artistic talent in our region, with an overarching landscape theme that presents the North from various perspectives. Artists on show include Jill Campbell, Peter Quinn, Chloe Marquand and Paul Gallagher. ” Details here.
Members of the Royal Watercolour Society exhibit a new selection of paintings in their latest exhibition. Founded in 1804, the RWS is the oldest and most prestigious watercolour society in the world. Works exhibited are in a variety of water‑based media including watercolour, acrylic, ink and gouache, ranging in styles from traditional to contemporary.
My works on show:
Ice Cream Van, Russell Square, London, 2018, watercolour 60x77cm