Tuesday, 18 September 2012

The Discerning Eye & The National Open Art Competition

Some great news this week, the first painting in Ashley's New York Trilogy series 'City of Glass 1' has been selected for The National Open Art Competition to be held at the Minerva Theatre,  Chichester 11th - 21st October. The show then moves on to The Princes Foundation Gallery in Hoxton, London 24th October - 1st November.See link for more details. www.thenationalopenartcompetition.com/index.php

In addition 'Charlestown 7' has been picked for this year's Discerning Eye Exhibition 15th - 23rd November at The Mall Galleries, London SW1 www.discerningeye.org/index.php

Also in November, Ashley will be showing the complete 'New York Trilogy' series  at Canvas & Cream Gallery in Forest Hill, London 7th - 22 November. You may remeber that 'City of Glass 1' was one of Ashley's prizewinning paintings at the gallery in February earlier this year.   http://www.canvasandcream.com/2012/01/ashley-hanson/

Hotel Penzance Exhibition

Ashley has his next solo show 'Colour & Coast',  6th October - 3rd November at the Bay Restaurant and Gallery, Hotel Penzance. There will be a good selection of Cornish paintings including work from his Porthleven, Charlestown and Penzance series.

The gallery is open daily 11am - 4pm. www.hotelpenzance.com/galleries-in-penzance.

September Painting Holiday

We are very much looking forward to meeting our guests-artists new and old on our 'Freedom in Painting in the Cornish Coastal Landscape' Holiday next week and are delighted to say we are now fully booked. Let's hope the weather is kind to us. Regardless of the weather, we do hope you all find the experience worthwhile, inspiring and fun.

Part-Time Art Course with Ashley at Truro College

Ashley will be hosting his 'Colour & Coast' evening class at Truro College from Wednesday 3rd October once again.This is a great opportunity to work with Ashley over a 10 week period and develop your painting knowledge and experience. Using the 'Coast' as our theme, students will explore the principles of colour-mixing, composition and oil/acrylic painting techniques and application. As always, Ashley will be hands on demonstrating and sharing many tips and techniques.  

The course is suitable for all abilities and you are free to work in any meduim, although Ashley's speciality is oils.
For more details contact Truro College on 01872 265800 or see link