Stuck for something to do this weekend?

If you fancy indulging in some fantastic art, in a lovely welcoming gallery with a few drinks and nibbles on the side, get yourself over to to Castle Donington this weekend.

The launch party for the Tarpey Gallery Open 2021 is this Saturday (23rd October) from 2 - 5pm.

My Painting 'Factory Gates' is featured amongst the work and you can see a sneaky peek of it in situ below.

Factory Gates at the Tarpey Gallery Open 2021

ABOVE: (L) 'Factory Gates', 2021, oil on canvas, 61 x 91.4cm, £1500, at the Tarpey Gallery Open 2021; (R) 'Ebb and Flow', acrylic on panel, Lisa Penson.

The exhibition is a varied mix of painters, printmakers, ceramicists, photographers and sculptors, with over 70 artists, in 4 gallery spaces over 2 floors.

There's tons to look at, and I'm positive you'll find something to enjoy and inspire you. When I dropped my painting off, everything was in preparation, so I'm excited to view the completed show myself!

I'll be there tomorrow, so it would be lovely to see you if you can make it (the more, the merrier!), but if you already have plans, there's still plenty of time to visit.

The Tarpey Gallery Open 2021 runs until 14 November 2021.

I do recommend visiting over the next few weeks if you can.

The Tarpey Gallery is at: 77 High Street, Castle Donington, Derbyshire, DE74 2PQ. Opening Times: Thursday – Sunday 10am – 5pm

Find out more information here:

The full list of exhibiting artists are:

Ashley Allen, Nina Archer, Sharon Baker, Richard Baker, Sue Baker Kenton, Tim Ball, Hazel Battersby, Adam Beaumont, Keith Bloody Mary, Julia Brown, Helen Carr, Jill Campbell, Tom Cartmill, Caroline Chappell, Jeannie Clark, Peter Clayton, Anna Colbert, Rowena Comrie, Peggy Cozzi, Chris Dale, Stevie Davies, Lisa Denyer, Richard Devereux, Jacqui Dodds, Gill Edwards, Pam Everard, Emma Fitzpatrick, Maxine Foster, Martin Freeman, Gill Gathercole, Nic Gear, Anne Guest, Diane Guttridge, Dan Hamer, Matt James Healy, Maggy Herbert-Jobson , Anette Holt, Sarah Jennings, Jane King, Gerry Keon, Irena Kurowska, Paul Liptrot, Oliver Lovley, Shaun Morris, Mikk Murray, Lisa Penson, Georgia Peskett, Clare Phelan, Katherine Rhodes, Pauline Rignall, Peter Robertson, David Robertson, Dennis Rollason, Corrina Rothwell, Frances Ryan, Lois Gardner Sabet, Jane Sarre, John Simpson, Nigel Smith, Derek Sprawson, Lucy Stevens, Shirley Stevenson, Lisa Tank, Marek Tobolewski, Anna Turner, Angela Verdon, Elizabeth Walker, Linda Wallis, Lesley Warrington, Mark Watkins, Rosemary Wels.

All images and text © 2021 Julia Brown


2021, Art, Contemporary Oil Painting, Exhibitions, New Work, Painting, Tarpey Gallery

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