Sorry to those of you who have already had notification of this post, I took it off as soon as I had posted it as there seemed to be an image crush, but who knows. Here it is again, anyway, or not, for those who are seeing it for the first time.
Well at long last our exhibition has started at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery in Birmingham. It was a pleasure to hang, even though these things always take me absolutely ages, and to be given wonderful help and cake by Gwen, our fourth member who decided not to be in this show but is selflessly fully involved still.
So, a few pictures of the show. Come along if you can, it’s free, and we will be having meet the artists days on Saturdays 5th and 12th April, 11-1 and 2-4, and Sunday 6th April during the afternoon only, 2-4. We will be demonstrating some of our techniques in an ongoing way, so you can drop in whenever you like.
Jacqui Calladine lives in Seattle at the moment but is very pleased to be home for the duration of this show. She based her work on her grandmother’s paintings and recipe book, using digital printing and machine and hand stitch.
And here are mine, the eight Natural History pieces, my framed works, and my large piece Found, the latter hanging altogether for the first time.
The larger the piece, the tinier it looks in a photograph. It is actually about 2.80 x 1.60 metres.