The Magical World of Alison Dunhill


I went to the Fermoy Gallery in King’s Lynn to see Alison Dunhill’s exhibition ‘Plaster, Parquet and Pillars’ with great anticipation. My first impression was, “I love it!”

In this beautiful space with natural light coming in from above, the predominantly small scale work was excellently curated. Each piece is an island of discovery. An element of play is present.

Postcard Portraits

Bar-headed Goose by David Cook

This May, Nature in Art celebrates its 30th Anniversary. This first and finest award-winning museum is home to a varied and ever-changing collection of the best wildlife art; not only from Great Britain, but world-wide. WNAA member David Cook is privileged to have several of his artworks in their Permanent Collection.

Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios — Group Exhibition 2018

The Bearers by Helen Breach

A selection of artworks by 30 artists taking part in this years Open Studio event is being shown at Norwich Theatre Royal, Theatre Street, NR2 1RL.
Proudly sponsored by Targetfollow Estates Ltd., the exhibition continues until 9 July 2018.

This is the first time Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios have exhibited as a group at the Theatre Royal.

OPEN: Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios 2018

Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios 2018 will take place from Saturday 26 May – Sunday 10 June.
For 16 days each year, Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios celebrates the county’s artists and their achievements by offering them the opportunity to open their doors to the public to exhibit, sell and talk about their work. In 2018 over 450 artists will take part from over 250 studios and venues.

Dersingham Open Gardens and Art Trail

Steve Martyn's studio

Steve Martyn’s studio

Fourteen Dersingham artists are once more opening up both their studios and their gardens to join in the annual Dersingham Open Gardens and Art Trail. This popular event takes place on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday May 27th and 28th from 11am to 5pm.

Ancient and Modern Art in Sri Lanka

Dambulla Cave Temple

As some of you will know, Margaret and I spent three weeks touring Sri Lanka in February, a nice break from the icy blast of winter here in West Norfolk. Before we left, Esther asked us to “look out for some art, that could make a piece for Update!” Actually, like all Asian countries, Sri Lanka has a huge tradition of sculpture and painting, stretching back over the centuries, much of it religious based.

Spring Exhibition in Pictures

100 works by 56 artists were exhibited by the West Norfolk Artists Association at Thornham Village Hall from 30 March to 2 April 2018. Here are a few impressions:

Plaster, Parquet & Pillars

WNAA member Alison Dunhill will be exhibiting her latest work in a solo show at King’s Lynn’s historic Arts Centre in April.

The exhibition, Plaster, Parquet & Pillars, will run from Sunday 15th to Saturday 21st April, open every day from 12 noon until 4pm, at the Fermoy Gallery in the Arts Centre complex in King Street.