Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Artists invited to take part in sculpture show at Greys Court

Artists invited to take part in sculpture show at Greys Court

THE organisers of this summer’s sculpture show at Greys Court are inviting local artists to get involved. Entries for the show, which ...

 

Web show worth the wait

Web show worth the wait

READING Guild of Artists has added a new online exhibition to its website while members await the chance to display their work in ...

 

The Henley Arts and Craft Guild

THE Henley Arts and Craft Guild has been arranging regular Zoom workshops for our members over the past year as we obviously cannot ...

 

Art tutors happy to finally go back to drawing board

Art tutors happy to finally go back to drawing board

AN art school that was at risk of closure almost exactly a year ago is back in the black. Founder Jo Harris closed the Henley School ...

 

Painting lawyer thrilled at first art award in five years

Painting lawyer thrilled at first art award in five years

A HENLEY artist who started painting seven years ago says he is “chuffed” after winning the first prize of his career. William ...

 

Animal portrait artist made exception for NHS heroes

Animal portrait artist made exception for NHS heroes

AN artist who paints portraits of people’s pets using a palette knife and oil paints is looking forward to taking part in this year’s ...

 

Seascape’s dig at Don

Seascape’s dig at Don

WATLINGTON artist Jim Kelso has had his painting The Treasure of Britwell Salome — Vespers accepted into the Royal Society of British ...

 

My lockdown hobby is making putty fantasy models

My lockdown hobby is making putty fantasy models

A MAN from Wyfold has used his free time during the lockdowns to create small fantasy figures from modelling putty.  David ...

 

Home is where the art is

Home is where the art is

ARTWORKS tell the stories of those who made them and of those who bought and loved them, according to Sally Hunter. The gallery owner ...

 

Meet arts trail’s youngest recruit

Meet arts trail’s youngest recruit

A BOY of 11 will be the youngest artist ever to be featured in the Henley Arts Trail after rediscovering his passion for drawing ...

 

Museum director resigns

Museum director resigns

THE director of the River & Rowing Museum in Henley has resigned. Sarah Posey, who was appointed in June 2018, will leave at the end ...

 

Miaow! Cat-loving girl makes best-selling greetings card

Miaow! Cat-loving girl makes best-selling greetings card

A GIRL who designed a greetings card featuring her favourite cat has seen sales take off. Winter Cullen, nine, was diagnosed with ...

 

Reaching final of TV show has made me better artist

Reaching final of TV show has made me better artist

A PAINTER from Wargrave says she will now take her hobby more seriously after reaching the final of TV’s Landscape Artist of the Year. ...

 

Lowry piece revealed on TV show

Lowry piece revealed on TV show

AN L S Lowry painting was valued at nearly £80,000 when the Antiques Roadshow came to Stonor Park. Art historian Lawrence Hendra ...

 

Zooming in for art

Zooming in for art

NORDEN Farm in Maidenhead has added three new online arts courses to its spring line-up. “Landscapes using collage” runs from today ...

 

Lockdown experiments led artist to paint ocean waves

Lockdown experiments led artist to paint ocean waves

A SELF-taught artist says he has lockdown to thank for his newfound creative direction. Liam Yeo lives in Bell Street. Henley, and ...

 

Art club’s members take inspiration from museum artefacts

Art club’s members take inspiration from museum artefacts

ONLINE art club sessions for 11- to 15-year-olds are starting up again at Henley’s River & Rowing Museum next weekend. Taking ...

 

Artist wants village ‘treasure’ paintings to be shown together

Artist wants village ‘treasure’ paintings to be shown together

A WATLINGTON artist has completed the companion piece to a painting of his that was exhibited at the Mall Galleries in central London ...

 

Landscape artist’s source of inspiration is close to home

Landscape artist’s source of inspiration is close to home

AN oil painter from Wargrave has reached the semi-final of the Sky Arts channel’s Landscape Artist of the Year competition. Shelagh ...

 

Artist’s journey is more about discovery than the destination

Artist’s journey is more about discovery than the destination

THE work of an abstract artist inspired by the landscapes, colours and culture of her upbringing in southern Africa is being exhibited ...

 

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