Artists’ Talk: Janette Kerr PRWA Hon RA and Alex Uxbridge this Friday night.

Eswick IIIWave Energy: Artists’ Talk

Janette Kerr PRWA Hon RA & Alex Uxbridge talk about their inspiration, their techniques and their fascination with the sea.

Friday 10 May 6.30pm.

Tickets: £8 / £20 with supper.  Please phone 01308 459511 to book!

Wave energy brings together two artists who paint the sea from islands off the British Isles. Click on artists’ names below to view exhibitions, or here for Robin Rae exhibition.

Janette KerrJanette Kerr’s contemporary and experimental paintings of sea and sky off Shetland are the result of a passionate elemental study of wave formation, both through drawing and painting from the rocks right on the edge of the ocean, and through her research project, Extreme Wave Theory, in association with Norwegian oceanographers.

Alex Uxbridge’s relationship to the sea is one of childhood memories revisited. He grew up in Plas Newydd, the stately home overlooking the Menai Straits on Anglesey, and often visits his parents who live there still. His paintings have an immediate charm, a pleasure in rural life lived in dramatic scenery, wind and weather, but it is their strong sense of composition, bold brushstrokes, exciting and original use of colour that make them memorable in themselves.

Exhibitions continue until 16 June.

Waves, Lighthouse

About Sladers Yard

Sladers Yard is an art gallery and cafe in West Bay, Dorset. Our art gallery showcases contemporary British Art, Furniture and Craft whilst the licensed cafe serves fresh, locally produced homecooked food and drinks.
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