Thursday, 26 May 2011
Derbyshire Open Arts 28th - 30th May 2011
Chris Mannering is a self taught artist who has been drawing and painting for as long as he can remember. He initially concentrated on portraits but has explored many media and styles and now works mainly in oils, pencil and ink.
John Connolly aim as a visual artist is to produce contemporary art that can be enjoyed by not just the ‘seasoned art collector’ but anyone who has an appreciation for the aesthetic. His aim as a visual artist is to attract a ‘new audience’ who appreciate his exhilarating, mixed media sea and landscapes which communicate his enthusiasm for the natural world. Look for the quiet understanding - and sometimes the hint of a story - which lie, half hidden, behind his exuberant use of colour.
You will also of course, be able to see me creating some jewellery designs using semi precious gemstones. I will also have some of my work available for sale including:
There will be plenty to see and Leabrooks Gallery also has a fabulous garden to wander around and a great little coffee shop.
Hope to see you there!!