Category Archives: Southwell Minster

Southwell Minster Winter Fair

Its the Southwell Minster Winter Fair this Saturday (5th Nov). I will have a stall there and be showing some of my work from this year, including this painting of the Minster – a view from Bishop’s Drive. I will … Continue reading

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Rufford Exhibition – Southwell Minster from the Recreation Ground

This is the fifth & final painting in the Rufford exhibition, again of Southwell Minster. In the spring, before new leaves have unfurled, soft and fragile pink blossoms make a striking contrast against sharply defined trees, whose dark plum branches … Continue reading

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Rufford Exhibition – Southwell Minster from Squire’s Pond

In this composition, I was particularly playing with lemon yellows and enjoying the contrast of dark mauve field boundaries that zigzag through it.  Squire’s Pond and a spring time ‘forget-me-not’ sky create another complimentary layer of colour interest. Southwell Minster is confined … Continue reading

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Rufford Exhibition – Southwell Minster from Bishop’s Drive

I wanted to say a little more about the five paintings I have in the Open Studios Notts exhibition at Rufford.  In this winter view of Southwell Minster the open gateway of the Bishops residence invites the passerby to stop and gaze … Continue reading

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‘Open Studios Notts’ Exhibition at Rufford Craft Centre

I have a group of paintings in the  “Open Studios Notts Exhibition” at the gallery in Rufford Park, with its preview this Sunday 5 May (and then running 6 May to  June). I thought it appropriate that they should be relating … Continue reading

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Thoresby Exhibition of Landscape Paintings and Ceramic Sculpture

Yesterday I delivered paintings to the Thoresby Gallery for my solo exhibition,  ‘Light & Line in the Landscape‘, which starts on Tuesday. Cynthia has been hanging the paintings today, alongside a small selection of my ceramic sculptural works. There are … Continue reading

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Southwell Minster Spring Fair

I’m going to be at the Southwell Minster Spring Fair on Saturday (5th March 2011) and have just started gathering things together for this. I will be displaying prints and art cards of my work alongside several new paintings, particularly … Continue reading

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Southwell Minster series – 7

Some time ago, I started a picture of Southwell Minster from a garden off Westgate – spent the day reworking it. I really liked the luxuriant cascading foliage hanging down in front of the Minster facade.

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Southwell Minster series – 6

Spent a short time finishing off the Minster painting (wanted to clarify some window and architectural details on the cathedral) before taking my Dad in for his cateract operation (right eye).  The op went fine.

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Southwell Minster series – 5

New canvas of the Minster – a view from Hill House field. The image is vibrant with a lemon light on the field and glows through the large chestnut leaves that frame the view of the Minster, itself dissolving in … Continue reading

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