On Christmas Eve we got off a coach in the seaside town of Cadaquez, beside a statue of none other than one of Catalonia’s most famous sons, Salvador Dali. A twenty-minute walk later, through the back streets, having followed signs with a curly moustache to Casa Dali, we arrived in the pretty fishing village of Portlligat. Down by the seashore were several white cottages, one of which had been Dali and his wife Gala’s home.
6 – 18 MARCH
This exhibition continues to celebrate the work of Brian Banks (1939 – 2011). Brian, was a member of Greyfriars Art Space, who lived in Hillington and studied at St. Martin’s College of Art in the 1950’s. He was a prolific painter who exhibited widely, both nationally and internationally, including solo shows in Paris and London.
Pierre Bonnard 1867 – 1947 – Post Impressionist and founder of the avant-garde group of artists known as Les Nabis.
When I visit my daughter Tracey, who lives in Bar sur Loup, near Grasse in the South of France, if I am very lucky, we will go to see an exhibition at one of the many musees in the area.
Tony Bellars invites you to join him at the private view of his forthcoming solo exhibition – ‘IT’S A FISHY BUSINESS’ on Saturday, 11 February, 12 noon – 4 pm
Open from 11 – 25 February …. Monday – Saturday from 10am-4pm
‘IT’S A FISHY BUSINESS’ is an exhibition of retrospective and recent paintings, sculptures and assemblages of fish and fishing.
Here you can see a few of the events and exhibitions that formed the 2016 programme for the West Norfolk Artists Association. For current members they might provide some good memories and for new members give a taste of things to come in 2017. Maybe it could be you receiving one of those awards!