It is my intention to attend the exhibitions and shows listed below during 2018, if possible.
August: Tuesday 14th August to Sunday 9th September. The Apex, Bury St Edmunds. (View Details) The ICENI BOTANICAL ARTISTS will be exhibiting, so come and see lots of lovely botanical and floral paintings, including a special section about Fuller’s Mill Garden. (IBA members visited the Mill earlier this year and are producing artworks in memory of the owner, local celebrity Bernard Tickner MBE, who passed away on 7 November 2017 at the age of 93.) See Exhibition poster below:
August: Friday 24th to Monday 27th August. Southern Nature Art Exhibition. As well as entering the main exhibition, I shall also be demonstrating and selling other items over the four days. Rookesbury Park, Wickham, Hampshire PO17 6HT. “Exhibition of Nature, including Wildlife, Wild flowers and landscapes, plus a themed exhibition called “Nature’s Myths and Legends”. (View Southern Nature in Art Website).
September: Art4Africa. 6th to 9th Sept 0900 to 1800 daily free entry. 2200 tickets on sale from 1st June 2018 via web site www.art4africa.co.uk. Biennial event 2018, commences with a private viewing on Wednesday the 5th of September, opening to the public from Thursday 6th September to Sunday 9th September at The Old Chapel House, Riseley Road, Keysoe, Bedfordshire, MK44 2HT and will be hosted by Christopher and Amanda Faulkner in their home and garden. For a few details of the 2016 event, please visit my diary page here
Synopsis of the 2018 Art4Africa event:
Art4Africa 2018 Exhibition Thurs 6th to Sun 9th September
The Old Chapel House, Riseley Road, Keysoe, Beds, MK44 2HT
One House, 5 Rooms, One Garden, 4 Marquees, a gift and card area.
BBQ and Bar (Sat & Sun)
A Great Visitor Experience Free Tea, Coffee & CakeExhibitors
Artists – 36, Cartoonist – 1, Glasswork – 1, Potters – 12, Photographers – 3, Indoor and Garden Sculptors – 10, Stone Carvers – 3, Textile Art – 2, Jewellers – 1, Indoor and Outdoor Willow Sculptor – 1, Wood Sculptor – 2 and Fillingdon Fine Art – a marquee with artwork imported from Africa
Total of 73 Exhibitors over 500 pieces of Art
Free Admission and Open Daily 0900 to 1800hrs
September: Saturday 29th September. Gransden Show 2018 – Gransden and District Agricultural Society. I shall have a stand at this event to sell my wares! (View Details)
October: Swaffham Rotary Visual Arts festival 26th to 28th October 2018 (Swaffham Visual Arts Festival)
November: Saturday 3rd to Sunday 11th November. Natural World Art Society Open Exhibition of Prints, Originals and Greetings Cards for Christmas, NWAS Gallery, Banham Zoo, Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk NR16 2HE. “Exhibition of Wildlife Art” (View details)
November: Foxton Art Exhibition 2018, Foxton Primary School Friday 16th November, 7.30-9.30pm (artists and invited guests only); Saturday 17th November, 11am-4pm; Sunday 18th November 11am-4pm.
Entrance £2, children free. Refreshments available. Families and children are very welcome on the Saturday and Sunday. An award-winning event held each November in the attractive rural village of Foxton, South Cambridgeshire. The 3 day exhibition displays and sells quality works of art from prominent local artists whilst raising funds for Foxton Primary School. Our 2017 Exhibition was a great success – many thanks to all our exhibiting artists and all those who visited us. Foxton’s exhibition team look forward to welcoming all visitors and artists to our 2018 event.
December: Wildlife Trust BCN Christmas Fair 2018: 7th December, 3pm to 7pm. Bedford, Cambs and Northants Wildlife Trust, The Manor House, Broad Street, Cambourne CB23 6DH
2018 EXHIBITIONS DONE:
March: Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April. Natural World Art Society Members Exhibition of Wildlife Art, NWAS Gallery, Banham Zoo, Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk NR16 2HE. “Exhibition of Wildlife Art” (View details). Exhibited.
May: Tuesday 8th to Monday 28th May. Exhibition of Flower Paintings at the Babylon Gallery, Ely with the ICENI Botanical Artists. Exhibited.
June: 23rd-24th June Caldecote Church fund-raiser. Exhibition stand in the Church on Sunday afternoon 24th June from 2.00pm-6.00pm. On show were paintings, prints, mugs and jigsaw puzzles for sale (unique Christmas presents already!), as well as greetings cards. (I donated a percentage of proceeds to the Church.) Gardens up and down the village were open as well, with lots of other nice events going on over the whole weekend. Click for Full Programme of Events
July: FOUR WEEKENDS IN JULY CAMBRIDGE OPEN STUDIOS.
Exhibition of originals, prints, cards, jigsaw puzzles and other items, mostly handcrafted/published and designed around Tina’s artwork. There will be painting and other demonstrations, such as designing and painting in the Eastern style (Persian/Indian). Venue: 18 Harbour Avenue, Comberton, Cambridge CB23 7DD. Dates: 7th to 8th July, 14th to 15th July, 21st to 22nd July, 28th to 29th July
July: Saturday 14th 10am to 5pm to Sunday 15th July 10am to 4pm: Biennial Art and Craft Exhibition of Comberton Artists, at Comberton Village Hall, Green End.
July: SUBMISSION to The Holt Festival – Sir John Hurt Art Prize. Saturday 21st July to Sunday 29th July 2018. Subject to selection—BUT, as usual, FAILED!