Published: June 12, 2009
New exhibition of Burnham-On-Sea artists' work opens in town

Burnham-On-Sea's Lighthouse Arts Group has this week launched its annual exhibition of colourful paintings at a gallery in the town.

The Lighthouse Arts Group comprises of 15 artists with 15 very individual styles, making for a varied displYy of art.

The group consists of Anita Pegler, Angela Uren, Anna Nicholaides, Carole Watson, Catherine Metcalf, Cora Stock, Judith Champion, Linda Gee, Margaret Micklewright, Malcolm Dormer, Mary Stradling, Peter Howe, Sharon Campbell plus Sue and Clive Hammond-Lovatt.

These artists regularly exhibit individually and in smaller groups throughout the county via galleries, Somerset Arts Weeks, but this is their annual exhibition which brings the whole group together.

"The exhibition is an exciting combination of dramatic drawings and paintings, delicate and vibrant textiles, mixed media, intricate etchings, ceramics, sculptures plus humorous pictures," a spokeswoman for the group told

"A number of the artists teach and information on classes is available, whilst exhibits, cards and some prints are available to purchase."

The free entry exhibition runs until Tuesday 30th June 2009 at Sea Breeze Gallery, opposite the Ritz Cinema in Victoria Street.

Opening hours are 10.00 until 5.30 Monday to Friday, except Wednesday (early closing at 2.00), with Saturday 10.00 until 5.00 p.m. Call 01278 783276 for more information about the event.

Pictured (top) are several of the artists taking part in the event - Clive Hammond-Lovatt, Cora Stock, Peter Howe, Catherine Metcalf, Malcolm Dormer and Judith Champion

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