launches Burnham-On-Sea's Somerset Arts Weeks displays
across the Burnham-On-Sea area will be showcasing their work during
the 2013 Somerset Arts Weeks festival over the next fortnight.
of paintings, ceramics, drawings, textiles and sculptures will
be among the items on show across Burnham between September 21st
and October 6th.
Art Weeks 2013 is a celebration of the work of around 400 artists
in over scores of venues across the county.
Skills and Learning held a launch party for its artists and supporters
on Tuesday attended by Burnham's Mayor Cllr Martin Cox, as pictured
above. The theme of its exhibition is Somerset's beauty with a
series of drawings and paintings that capture the spirit of the
county. It is open during the festival on Tuesday-Thursday 10am-9pm,
Monday-Friday 10am-3pm and Sep 29th 10am-3pm.
Cora Stock and Sue Hammond-Lovatt (pictured above) plus Margaret
Micklewright will be displaying their work from 10am-5pm each
day at Brent View at 112 Berrow Road where a super collection
of ceramics, paintings, prints and drawings will be on show.
Gee, Anita Pegler, George Foweraker and Janet Middleton will be
displaying textiles, watercolours, wood designs and clothing at
the Garden Studio at 212 Burnham Road, open daily from 11am-6pm.
Smith, Jaya Masters, Sarah Philpptt and Louise Pendry will be
showing their watercolours, oils, pastels and ink paintings of
local scenes plus flora and fauna at 47 Rosewood Avenue. It will
be open Tuesday to Saturday 11am-6pm, and Sundays 2-6pm.
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, Somerset Skills and Learning's artists with the Mayor; centre
- Burnham artists Cora Stock and Sue Hammond-Lovatt; above - Local
artists Tim Smith, Jaya Masters, Louise Pendry and Sarah Philpott;
below - Ade Bowen of Somerset Skills & Learning with Mayor
Martin Cox and Cllr Peter Burridge-Clayton, Chairman of The Princess