Take Five

Antje Smith, Barbara Holt, Mike Nadin, Mick Walsh and Alwyn Wilson

18 – 24 September 2013

 

  • The exhibition will be an eclectic mix of work produced over recent years by five local artists. The work includes watercolours, acrylics, oils as well as mixed media across a variety of subject matter.
  • Barbara Holt has been painting for four and a half years. Starting with watercolour and inspired by Darlas Hunter, she has since had the opportunity to acquire both knowledge and support from the artist Trevor Waugh. This has enabled her to explore oil painting and develop her personal interpretation of scenes.
  • Mike Nadin took up painting seven years ago working mainly in watercolour. He is a member of the Cheltenham Art Club and regularly exhibits with the club and at Art in the Park. Mike is also a keen photographer.
  • Mick Walsh has an interest in Art since school and through to his studies for a Bachelor of Education degree. He took up painting six years ago following retirement working in acrylics, watercolours and pastels. He has exhibited at the Gardens Gallery, Lower Slaughter, Art in the Woods and Art in the Park in Cheltenham.
  • Alwyn Wilson has been able to indulge in her interest in art following retirement. She particularly enjoys trying to portray the tranquillity and atmosphere of the beauty in landscapes. Her formative years were spent in Lake District and this still influences her choice of subjects.
  • Antje Smith took up painting some 15 years ago working mainly in watercolours, acrylics and oils. She has exhibited at various locations around Gloucestershire.

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What’s Next?

  • Maintenance The east turret is in need of repair to prevent rain leaking in when the wind is in the ‘wrong’ direction. We hope to get this done during gallery downtime.
  • Hire Dates for 2022 The release of dates for hiring the gallery in 2022 is under review pending the availability of dates for events in the gardens.
  • New gallery layout

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