Monthly Archives: October 2012

Five HWAT artists selected for Norwich Castle Open Art Show 2012

A prestigious art exhibition in Norwich Castle, the Norwich Castle Open Art Show 2012, which opened on 20th October 2012, includes work by five members of the Harleston & Waveney Art Trail – Sue Laughlin, Dee Nickerson, David Page, David Rock and Mary Spicer. Their paintings were selected for ‘Vision & Reality’, to which artists throughout the region were invited to submit work.

Furrowed Field, January, oil on canvas, by Mary Spicer

Liquid Dawn I, oil on canvas, by Sue Laughlin

A panel of distinguished national figures from the world of art, John Lessore, Humphrey Ocean RA and John Wonnacott CBE, selected the 145 works in the show, from 739 submissions by 312 artists from Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex. All works in the exhibition are for sale.

Flock of Pigeons, acrylic on paper, by Dee Nickerson

Aerials View San Gimignano, ink, pastel and watercolour, by David Rock

The Norwich Castle Open Art Show 2012, Vision & Reality, is open daily from Saturday 20th October to 9th December 2012.

Starston Ploughing Swirl, oil on canvas, by David Page

The exhibition Vision and Reality is being held alongside a national touring show, Cedric Morris & Christopher Wood: A Forgotten Friendship, funded by Arts Council England; East Anglia Art Fund and others, devoted to the work of two artists, Cedric Morris and Christopher ‘Kit’ Wood, who moved in exalted artistic circles which included Picasso, Jean Cocteau and Sergei Diaghilev. This exhibition features loans from public and private collections across the UK.

Cedric Morris & Christopher Wood: A Forgotten Friendship runs from 20th October to 31st December 2012.

The Norwich Castle Open Art Show 2012: ‘Vision & Reality’
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
NR1 3DD (Sat Nav, for nearest car park Castle Mall Shopping centre)

Saturday 20th October to Sunday 9th December 2012
Open Daily: Monday – Saturday 10am to 4.30pm, Sundays 1pm – 4.30pm