2021 is a wrap!
It has been a very busy and wonderful year. See below all the things I have been up to! Now it is time for a rest and to work on some new projects! Thank you for your continued support it means so much to me! Ill see you all in 2022!
Artist of the Year Online Exhibition
Unbelievably, Any Spare Change? Has been selected as 1 of 12 semifinalists in the Wildlife Category of the Artist of the Year competition hosted by Artist Lounge UK! It is currently in their online exhibition on wall 18. It will also be featured in the 2nd edition of their art magazine due to be released in Oct. Finalists announced 15 September. It goes without saying I am extremely excited just to be a semifinalist. Woop!!
Magic of Christmas
LAST EVENT OF THE YEAR
28 Nov. RiversMeet, Gillingham.
So this is Christmas and what have you done?
Well, I have done quite a few shows and exhibitions in 2021. So it's quite fitting the last one will be at home!
Come along to Riversmeet to start getting in the Christmas spirit. Rumour has it the big man might even make an appearance!
I'll have a selection of Christmas cards and ready to go animal Christmas presents.
Salisbury Guildhall Market
Time to Christmas shop.
26 Nov. The Guildhall, Salisbury
I will be taking part of my first market in the Guildhall in Salisbury. I will have British Wildlife Christmas cards, ready to go framed prints just perfect as Christmas presents. As well as some adorable alpaca and panda tea towels. It is all inside so come rain or shine pop along and pop inside.
Salisbury Arts Scene Exhibition
Salisbury Market Place. 2nd Sunday of every month 2021.
A great year of Salisbury Art Scene events more often than not in lovely sunshine. So wonderful to see so many lovely faces every month, I am unable to take part in the December event but please still go along!
Missed me this year? Come and see me at my next Salisbury Market event! Dates will be upcoming in 2022!
British Wildlife Exhibition
18 Sep - 14 Nov. Langford Lakes. Wiltshire. Wed - Sun 10am – 4pm.
In the beautiful location of Langford Lakes in gallery on the lake, 5 of my British Wildlife watercolour pieces will be exhibiting along with many other UK wildlife art pieces. It really is a lovely day out; wonderful walks, delicious cake and a great gallery to boot.
- Flight Planning - Puffins
- Patience - Kingfisher
- Little Red - Red Squirrel
- Sunday Bedhead - Highland Cow
- Hanging Around - Bat
A selection of card and prints will be available as well.
The Guild Exhibition
10-13 Sep. The Guild, Wilton, Salisbury.
A super exciting 4-day event in which I had a meter space in a newly renovated gallery space at The Guild. My collection featured some of my beautiful watercolour wildlife pieces.
Hampshire Open Studios Exhibition
27 - 30 Aug. Venue number 130. Light Room Gallery. Alresford. 10am – 5pm.
In beautiful light room Gallery, I have a whole wall! That’s right people a whole wall for little old me! So I will be featuring one of my largest exhibitions displays to date. A mixture of 14 original acrylic and watercolour pieces. A collection of fine art prints and greetings cards. It runs over 4 fabulous days and will be well worth the visit.
Picture This & Small Pictures Exhibition
13 Jul - 4 Sep. 'Summer Open' Exhibition, Wiltshire Creative, Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury.
Woohoo!! My artwork ‘Hanging Around’ has been selected for the Small Picture Exhibition. It is only piece of artwork I was able to submit as artworks cannot exceed 25x35cm framed. So my small but super sweet bat will be on display between the 13 July – 4 Sep. Along with 125 other talented artworks.
'In the Wild' Exhibition
19-26 June. The Kings House Gallery, Stratford-upon-Avon.
I am a finalist! Woohoo! I was so excited to discover my piece ‘Resilience’ had been selected in the top 20 of the ‘In the Wild’ competition hosted by The Artist Lounge. I was over the moon!
It was a global competition and initially I was selected as 1 of 150 semi-finalists and featured in the online exhibition.
‘Resilience’ was exhibited along with 19 other incredible artworks.at The King House Gallery in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Dorset Art Weeks
22 May – 6 June. Bowridge Gallery, Gillingham Dorset.
I am taking part in the Dorset Art Weeks at the beautiful Bowridge Gallery. I will be exhibiting alongside several other amazing local artist. Something for everyone. If you are ticking these destinations one by one why not visit this beautiful gallery tucked away among the countryside.
Wylye Valley Art Trail
1-9 May – Venue 22, Langford Lakes.
I am taking part of the Wylye Valley Art Trail at the wonderful venue 22, Langford Lakes. It is honestly such a beautiful location that I thoroughly recommend anyone to just go and visit (even if the exhibition is no longer on). I will be exhibiting alongside several other wonderful Salisbury Arts Scene artists, wood turners, jewellers and photographers. Something for everyone. Why not go and visit! Between us there is also a delicious café there as well!