artists set to open studios for Somerset Arts Weeks
across the Burnham-On-Sea are will be showcasing their work during
the 2012 Somerset Arts Weeks festival over the next fortnight.
of paintings, ceramics, drawings, textiles and sculptures will
be among the items on show in homes and studios across Burnham
between September 15th and September 30th.
Art Weeks 2012 is a celebration of the work of around 400 artists
in over scores of venues across the county.
Cora Stock and Sue Hammond-Lovatt (above) will be displaying their
work from 11am-6pm each day at 47 The Esplanade. A super collection
of ceramics, paintings, prints and drawings will be on show.
artist Judith Champion will also be showing her expressive drawings
and paintings at Middle Burnham Farm in Stoddens Lane, Burnham
which she says are inspired by looking at shapes between her surroundings
here in Somerset.
Smith and Jaya Masters will displaying water colours, pastel and
ink paintings of local scenes at 47 Rosewood Avenue, including
the lighthouse painting shown on the right.
in wood will be the subject of George Foweraker's display at 7
Rectory Drive in Burnham.
Studio at 19 Rectory Road will feature paintings, jewellery and
clothing from Anna Nicolaides, Sharon Campbell and Angela Uren.
Petrie, a finalist in the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year 2012
competition, will be showing his paintings at 100 Highbridge Road
Gee has taken inspiration from her garden to create her textiles
and paintings, which will be on show at her Garden Studio at 212
Veronica Broadley and Lynda Watts will be showing a combination
of mixed media and textiles alongside embroidery and stitching
at 20 Holm Close in Burnham.
Nuttall, Andrea Coleman and Juliet Farnese clay, felts and mixed
media are sure to be popular at Huntspill Court, 37 Main Road,
local artists also include Margaret Micklewright and Geraldine
Boley Lesley at The Greenwood Guesthouse at 76 Main Road in West
Huntspill, whose displays include paint, pastel and pencil work
plus books and clothing.
Malin Basil of 164 Brent Street in Brent Knoll will be displaying
his still life paintings and textile works, made from recycled
Howe will be showing his contemporary paintings in oils portraying
landscapes, seascapes and people - including the donkeys pictured
on the right - at 16 Osborne Walk in Burnham.
Spratt will show her paintings of the female form at Oakleigh,
Southwick Road in Watchfield, near Highbridge.
Chairman of Somerset Arts Weeks, Richard Pomeroy, said: "This
year is open studios - a chance for visitors to see the heart
of Somerset's creativity. There is a huge variety of work out
there to see and an equal variety of people and places to visit
- it's a chance for you to explore!"
full details of venues and opening times, pick up a free guide
at Burnham Tourist Information or Burnham Library or visit the
Top, Cora Stock and Sue Hammond-Lovatt are among the Burnham artists
showing their work