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Jenny Keogh

Featured Artist Jenny sees her paintings as internal landscapes, autonomous in method, but often mirroring current personal issues, ambience and feelings. As well as reflecting my own personal experiences my work captures and displays its own vibrancy, physicality and dynamism. I am hugely inspired by nature, colour and growth and usually manipulate the paint using unorthodox pouring and dripping techniques to allow the paint to take on its own visceral form upon the canvas. Jenny graduated with a BA Hons in Fine Art in 2013, is the CEO of GoCreate CIC Taunton and co-runs Taunton Live – The Creative...

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OUTPOST BY MARCUS JEFFERIES

INVITATION TO OUTPOST LAUNCH EVENT 27 JANUARY 2018 OUTPOST BY MARCUS JEFFERIES – INSTALLATION 12pm-4pm Daylight Viewing 5pm-8pm Artist Talk & Evening Viewing Free Admission You are invited to the launch of Outpost an installation piece by Bristol based sculptor and installation artist, Marcus Jefferies. HOST, the newly established cultural venue in the heart of Somerset, invites you to meet one of the West Country’s leading sculptors and hear the thinking behind his latest work. Alongside a talk and guided tour of Outpost, the artist will also present maquettes and works in progress for future sculptural installations. Outpost takes...

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Victoria Ward

Featured Artist I grew up in Somerset, went to Bishop Fox’s in Taunton – when it was a girls’ grammar school, and to SCAT – when it was The Somerset College of Art. I eventually became a teacher, working in Richmond, then in Kingston upon Thames. In 2010 I returned, at last, to Somerset – and to painting. Subject matter includes local landscape, landmarks and architecture, still life, and creatures Really whatever catches my eye and gives me a lift. I use a range of media including Acrylics, Watercolour, Indian Ink and Soft pastels, sometimes on canvas sometimes on...

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RA Summer Exhibition 2018

Please visit the Royal Academy’s website for full details and to register/submit entries. RA Website Submit your work for the Summer Exhibition 2018 “Fellow artists! 2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy, so the Summer Exhibition will celebrate a quarter of a millennia of artistic innovation. As coordinator, I have decided that the theme of the show will be Art Made Now. I want to champion the democracy of the exhibition and show off the diversity of art being made in this moment, so I encourage you to submit works that you have made in 2017/18. I am also planning a special ‘Room of Fun’ in a newly built part of the Academy, so the committee may well look favourably on artworks that we find amusing.” – Grayson Perry RA. The submission deadline is 11.59pm on Wednesday 14...

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Exhibition Opportunity | Taunton Live 2018

An exhibition opportunity at the Winchester, on Castle Green, in Taunton has come to our attention for any SCAN members wishing to take it up. Taunton Live this year will be running throughout July and as part of the festival we understand that the Winchester is interested in allowing a group to hold an exhibition in their first floor function room. Please note that this will not be an official SCAN exhibition and therefore the SCAN exhibition team will not be available to help. SCAN would of course help to promote any exhibition via the website and social media platforms. Any costs in promoting and hosting the exhibition would be at your own expense. Anyone wishing to take up this opportunity is advised to contact the manager of the Winchester as soon as...

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