Mosaics at Heart – News

A busy 2017!

Exhibitions

Brighton Open Houses 25/11 to 10/12

9 Adelaide Crescent, Hove and The Claremont Hotel, Hove

My Christmas Charity Open House & Craft Fair 11 – 4.30pm, 3rd December

The Talent Factory, 12 Barmeston Road, Catford SE6 3BH

School Projects 2017

I worked with St John’s & St Clements C of E Primary School in Peckham on two mosaic crosses in January and with Holy Cross RC Primary School, Catford in March/April. I shall be working with St Cecilia’s Primary School, Sutton and Haberdachers Askes Free School, New Cross in June and July.

Workshops now booking:

£79 including all materials

Spring dates to be confirmed

Contact me for further workshops and shorter taster sessions and parties

Evening courses

Currently running on  Monday, Tuesday or Thursday evenings
7.15 to 9.15pm at mine in Catford

£75 plus materials for 5 weeks. Contact me to book.

2017 past events

Smashing Lights – joint exhibtion with Keith Arnold 14 – 20th February

Fish Slab Gallery, 11,Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB

What a wonderful week in a superb gallery. Can’t wait for next year!

Bluebell Festival Exhibition 19 – 23rd April,

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Sevenoaks.

Brighton Artists Open Houses 6 – 29th May

Claremont Hotel, 2nd Avenue, Hove & 9 Adelaide Crescent, Hove

Sydenham Artists Open Houses 8/9th & 15/16th July

Brown an Green Cafe, Mayow Park, Sydenham

Catford Arts Trail 23/24th 30th Sept & 1st Oct, 11 – 6pm

45 Penerley Road

Jeannie Avent Gallery 11th – 25th October.

North Cross Road, East Dulwich.

2016

I worked with St Mary Magdalene C of E Primary School in Pechkam in January, St Mary’s Primary School in Beckenham on two projects in March and June and Sunny Bank Primary in Sittingborne Kent in September/October.

I took part in Sydenham, Brighton(May), Catford and Lee Green Open Studios and have exhibited at:

My Open House Sunday 27th November,45 Penerley Road SE6 2LH

20 artists this year all in one place!

Brighton Open Houses 29/11 to 11/12,  The Claremont Hotel, Hove

Coolings Garden Centre, Knockholt – Keep it local Craft Fairs 2 – 4th December.

2015

I worked on mosaic mural projects with Torridon Infants School, Catford, Holy Cross R C Primary School, Catford, St James Hatcham C.E Primary School, New Cross and for Heronsgate Primary School, Woolwich.

‘The school mosaic was fun to make.  I think how the school put it together with Wendy is great.  In the future when I come to see it I could say ‘I did that!’’  Year 6 pupil.

In April I finished 13 panels working with the children and staff of Kings Farm Primary School, Gravesend as a result of a large mural project. In March the Bishop of Rochester came to see the work and give prizes to the pupils whose winning designs he chose. He also enjoyed taking part by putting some pieces in the mosaic of Rochester Castle!

MY CHRISTMAS ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE 2015

This year was a new record raising £620 for Macmillan. We had 17 artists and makers in one venue!

Brighton Open Studios, 21st November onwards, at  The Claremont Hotel, Hove.

KEEP IT LOCAL CRAFT FAIR, September & December, Coolings Garden Centre, Rushmore Hill, Knockholt

LEE GREEN OPEN STUDIOS 2015

Sydenham Festival Artists Trail, July, Brown & Green Café, Mayow Park,  Sydenham.

I completed a whale tail for the exhibition and charity auction as part of WhaleFest 2015, The Brighton Centre 13 & 14th March. whale-fest.com . My tail was signed by Virginia McKenna and sold on the first day of the auction  raising the fourth highest amount for the charity of £380 out of the 56 tails.

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KEEP IT LOCAL CRAFT FAIR, COOLINGS GARDEN CENTRE, Rushmore Hill, Knockholt
2014 Events 

BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR MODERN MOSAIC MINIATURES EXHIBITION – ‘THE CITY’

30th September – 24th October 2014

St Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall, Guildhall Yard, London,

A new piece ‘London, Love it!’ miniature, which was made especially for this exhibition.

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 LEE GREEN OPEN STUDIOS, November

MY CHRISTMAS ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE, December

 

KEEP IT LOCAL CRAFT FAIR, September

Sydenham Artists Festival – Artists Trail, July

2013 Events:

MY OPEN HOUSE CHRISTMAS FAIR, December

LEE GREEN OPEN STUDIOS, November

SYDENHAM ARTS FESTIVAL – ARTISTS TRAIL, July

SYNERGY Exhibition – Store Street Gallery, London, May-July

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2013 was a busy year for school mural projects.  I worked with St Mary Magdelene Primary School, Peckham; Rangefield Primary Downham; Eltham C of E Primary School; Holy Cross Primary School, Catford; Rotherhithe Primary School, Rotherhithe and Christchurch C of E Primary School, Shooters Hill.