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and from 45 minutes prior to all performances

1st September to 6th October

JILL COLQUHOUN of Warton - “Tranquil Land”

Jill Colquhoun was born in Wakefield and grew up in south Cumbria. Following training at Lancaster and Cleveland Schools of Art and Design, where she won a prestigious Royal Society of Arts Bursary award for textile design, she studied fine art, textile design and painting at Goldsmiths College, London.

The main emphasis of Jill’s work is vibrancy, pattern, and movement in nature. To achieve this, she has developed a novel method of combining wax resist batik techniques with acrylic paint. The resulting paintings are unique in style and rich in colour.  She also works in mixed media, using watercolour with other mediums to produce contrasting texture and detail in her work.

Jill’s most recent paintings have been inspired by the flower-rich meadows and verges of the Yorkshire Dales, and the windswept coastal landscapes and woodlands of south Cumbria and north Lancashire, where she lives and works.

She has exhibited at many exhibitions and galleries, including the Torrance Gallery, Edinburg;, Troubadour Gallery, Manchester; The Lake Artists Society summer exhibition and The Gavagan Art Gallery, Settle.  Jill is a regular exhibitor on the Silverdale & Arnside Art Trail.

13th October to 11th November

DUNCAN IBBOTSON of Morecambe - “Pastel Reflections”

18th November to 16th December

JOHN OGDEN of Wray - “From my Studio”

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