festival in Burnham-On-Sea
of yellow signs like this one have popped up on street corners
around Burnham-On-Sea and the surrounding area to promote local
artists showcasing their work during the 2014 Somerset Art Weeks
of paintings, ceramics, drawings, textiles and sculptures are
among the items on show in homes and studios across Burnham between
Saturday September 20th and October 5th during the celebration
of work by over 400 artists across the county.
MP Tessa Munt visited town artist Judith Champion, pictured
above , on Friday evening (September 19th) to help launch
the festival locally.
is displaying her expressive drawings and paintings at Middle
Burnham Farm in Stoddens Lane, Burnham which are inspired by looking
at shapes in the surroundings here in Somerset.
Nuttall, Andrea Coleman and Juliet Farnese (right) are showing
a colourful display of paintings, drawings, sculptures, fashion
and stonecarvings at Huntspill Court, 37 Main Road in West Huntspill.
in wood is the subject of George Fowraker's display at 7 Rectory
Drive in Burnham.
Peter Howe is showing his contemporary paintings in oils and acrylics
portraying landscapes, seascapes and people at Meadow View, 16
Petrie, a finalist in the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year competition,
is showing his paintings of animals and birds at 100 Highbridge
Road in Burnham.
Gee has taken inspiration from her garden to create vibrant textiles,
which are on show at her Garden Studio at 212 Burnham Road.
Cora Stock and Margaret Micklewright are displaying their exciting
work at 47 The Esplanade on Burnham seafront.
Smith is displaying paintings and drawings of local scenes at
47 Rosewood Avenue, which include the town's lighthouse, right.
local artists include Sheila Holmes at Rose Cottage, 8 Brent Street
in Brent Knoll who is showcasing jewellery, silverwork and pottery.
Spratt is displaying her paintings, prints and drawings at Oakleigh,
Southwick Road in Watchfield,
Spratt is showing her paintings of the female form at Oakleigh,
Southwick Road in Watchfield, near Highbridge.
spokesman for Somerset Arts Weeks said: "Scores of studios
are open across Somerset, giving visitors a chance to see the
heart of Somerset's creativity. There is a huge variety of work
to see and an equal variety of people and places to visit - it's
a chance to explore."
more details of venues and opening times, pick up a free guide
at Seabreeze Art Gallery in Burnham's Victoria Street, or the
Tourist Information Centre or Burnham Library or visit the website.