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Wendy Head

Featured Artist I was born in Reading in Berkshire and moved to Princes Risborough, when I was about 4 years old, where I spent an absolutely idyllic and very happy, country childhood. I remember sharing a box of paints with my sisters on the kitchen table and simply adoring the names of the colours. My passions have always been painting, writing and theatre.  I use many mediums in my painting but primarily Oils, Acrylics and Watercolour. I studied at Bretton Hall, College of Music, Art and Drama, in the 1960’s to become a teacher specializing in Art.  I taught...

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Setting Fire to Paint | Lesley-Anne Bartrop-Clist

SCAN member Lesley-Anne Bartrop-Clist will be exhibiting at the Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton. Fascinating exhibition with paintings inspired by the birds and plants around her home during the autumn and winter. Mixed media including heated acrylic, chalk paint and inks on canvas with recycled paper texture. 13th February to April 7th Please check opening times by visiting the...

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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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