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The 22nd Leigh Art Show, October 2017

This exhibition is an exciting opportunity for both experienced and amateur artists to showcase their work. Entries are invited in the following media:

Painting • Prints • Drawing • Sculpture • Ceramics

Preview Reception - Friday 20th October

Everyone is invited to our popular Preview Evening with wine and nibbles between 6.00pm and 8.00pm. Entry is £5.00.

View a range of original water colours, oil, pottery, acrylic art, prints, and mixed media works in an informal atmosphere.

Main Show Day 1 - Saturday 21st

The event will be open from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Fresh ground coffee, home made lunches and teas will be served. No entry charge.

Main Show Day 2 - Sunday 22nd

The event will be open from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Fresh ground coffee, home made lunches and teas will be served. No entry charge.

Children's Art Workshop - book now (contact below)

An exciting workshop exploring local art and print making run by Katy Cox, an experienced artist and teacher. Participants will see the local artwork with a guided approach. They will select and interpret works and then create a version of their very own using a mixed media approach including mono printing, collage and drawing.

The workshop will take place in the separate committee room. Participants need to be at least 5 years old and should wear an old T-shirt to protect clothing from printing ink. Supplied materials: printing ink, rollers, textures to print, drawing paper, scissors, glue sticks, coloring pencils, oil pastels, magazines.

The session will run between 10.00am to 12.00noon. Spaces are limited to a maximum of 10 children. Cost £5.00 per child.

Please book in advance.

Saturday and Sunday:
James Meiklejohn pastel portraits

James Meiklejohn, well known portrait artist, will be offering pastel portraits whilst you pose for 20 mins - £20.00 per session - see example below. Reserving your place in advance would be preferable.

 Artwork by James Meiklejohn

Examples from artists that will be exhibiting

  Artwork by Kim Pragnell

Artwork by Kim Pragnell - last year's prize winner

Artwork by Andy Denham

Artwork by Andy Denham

 Portrait by James Meiklejohn

Portrait by James Meiklejohn

   Artwork by Mary Woolner

Artwork by Mary Woolner

 Ceramic by Plaxy Arthur

Ceramic by Plaxy Arthur

Information for Exhibitors

To enter, complete the entry form below and return it as soon as possible, and by Friday 6th October 2017 at the latest.

Artists are also welcome to bring cards of their work to sell, preferable with stands too. All cards will be sold at a standard price of £2.00 with a 50p commission.

All artwork should be priced between £45.00 and £500.00.

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 here we are The Venue

Leigh Village Hall
near Sherborne
Dorset DT9 6HL

View information on getting to Leigh Village Hall.

Contact the Organiser

Contact Rachel Graham on 01935 873 269 or email roograham@yahoo.com.

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