Talented artists to showcase work at annual Springhead exhibition

AN eye-catching array of work by talented local artists will be on display for the Springhead Art Group 2017 Open Exhibition.

Dave Ralston clearing space for the new exhibition

The display at Springhead Community Centre will be open to the public from Sunday, October 29 to Sunday, November 5, daily from 1-4pm with free entry.

The Preview Open Day on the Sunday, October 29 offers visitors the chance to join the Springhead Art Group to celebrate their paintings as well as those of others exhibiting. Most of the artwork will be on sale.

There will be free nibbles, coffee, a raffle and licensed bar. Proceeds of the raffle (draw on Saturday) and 20 per cent commission on sales will go towards essential centre funds. The Group is also grateful for contributions made by guest artists for their participation.

Then the exhibition is open from Monday to Saturday, from 1-4pm, with coffee and cakes available.

There are also a couple of Art Events for visitors to enjoy.

On Tuesday, October 31 there is a demonstration by local professional artist Olga Lomax from 1.30-3.30pm (£5 per person on the door).

And on Saturday, November 4 is Figure Painting or Drawing from 1.30-3.30pm, when visitors can meet members of the monthly life group to watch or join in painting a clothed model. Tuition available. Donations appreciated.

Then on Sunday, November 5 is the dismantling of exhibition and collection of pictures by guests and members from 1.30-3.30pm.

The centre is also open for collection on Tuesday from 1.30-3.30pm.


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