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2024

Art Exhibitions & Awards | News | Events

Sunday 4th FEBUARY

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RAVENSHEAD VILLAGE HALL

DATE: Sunday 4th Febuary

TIME: 10am – 2pm

LOCATION:The Village Hall, 11 Vernon Crescent, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire
NG15 9BP

 

Sunday 18th FEBRUARY

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PATCHING’S ART CENTRE, CALVERTON

DATE: Sunday 18th February

TIME: 10am – 2pm

LOCATION: Patchings Art Centre, Calverton NG14 6NU

 

Sunday 25th FEBUARY

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PAPPLEWICK & LINBY VILLAGE HALL

DATE: Sunday 25th Febuary

TIME: 10am – 2pm

LOCATION: Papplewick & Linby Village Hall, NG15 8FB

 

Saturday 16th MARCH

Hickling Womens Intitute Spring Fayre, Kinoulton Village Hall

DATE: Saturday 16th March

TIME: 10.30am – 3.30pm

LOCATION: Kinoulton Village Hall

Sunday 14th APRIL

THE GARAGE MARKET

DATE: Sunday 14th April

TIME: 10am – 2pm

LOCATION: The Garage Chilwell, The Garage, 63 High Road, Chilwell, Beeston NG9 4AJ

WEBSITE: https://thegaragechilwell.co.uk/garage-market/

Friday 10th & Saturday 11th - Sunday 12th MAY

UPPER BROUGHTON SPRING ART SHOW 2024

I will be entering 3 original framed pieces into the main exhibition, along with 5 unframed artworks that will be available to buy from the browsers. 

DATE: Friday 10th Preview Evening. Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th Main Exhibition

TIME: 10am – 4pm

LOCATION:Upper Broughton Village Hall, Melton Road (A606), Upper Broughton, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. LE14 3BD 

For more info visit the Art Show Website 

Friday 21st JUNE

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Ruddington Makers Night

DATE: Friday 21st June

TIME: 10am – 3pm

LOCATION: To be confirmed

informationhttps://www.ruddingtonvillagemarket.co.uk/makers-night

Saturday 22nd JUNE

Sherwood Art week

SHERWOOD’S ART WEEK – SECRET GARDEN CRAFT FAIR

DATE: Saturday 22nd June

TIME: 10am – 3pm

LOCATION: Secret Garden, United Reformed Church, Edwards Lane, Sherwood.

Thursday 4th JULY

CANDLEBY LANE SCHOOL SUMMER FAYRE

DATE: Thursday 4th July 

TIME: 3.30 – 6pm

LOCATION: Candleby Lane School, Cotgrave

Sunday 7th JULY

DOVE COTTAGE LOGO

DOVE COTTAGE  SUMMER FETE. DOG SHOW & FAMILY FUN DAY

DATE: Sunday 7th JULY

TIME: 10am – 3pm

LOCATION: Stathern Lodge, opposite Dove Cottage Day Hospice, Canal Lane, Stathern, LE14 4EX

Summer fete and dog show 2024 – Dove cottage

Sunday 1st - 28th September

SOLO ART EXHIBITION  – ATTENBOROUGH NATURE RESERVE 

DATE: Sunday 1st September – Saturday 28th September

TIME: 9am – 5pm

LOCATION: Attenborough Nature Reserve, Barton Lane
Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, NG9 6DY

The exhibition is located in the corridor at Attenborough Nature Centre and will be available during standard opening hours.

30% donation of sales is to be made to the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust charity.

Sunday 1st September

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RAVENSHEAD VILLAGE HALL

DATE: Sunday 1st September

TIME: 10am – 2pm

LOCATION:The Village Hall, 11 Vernon Crescent, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire
NG15 9BP

 

Sunday 8th September

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WOODBOROUGH VILLAGE HALL.

DATE: Sunday 8th September

TIME: 10am – 3pm

LOCATION: Woodborough Village Hall, Lingwood Lane, Woodborough, Nottingham
NG14 6DX

 

Friday 6th December

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PATCHINGS ART CENTRE, TWILIGHT CHRISTMAS MARKET

DATE: Friday 6th December

TIME: 4pm – 8pm

LOCATION: Patchings Art Centre, CALVERTON NG14 6NU

 

Art Awards

The TALP Open Art Competition 2022

patchings exhibition

I am so happy that my ‘Horse Love’ drawing has been selected in the TALP Open Art Competition 2022!  The exhibition will be held at the Patchings Art Centre, Oxton Road, Calverton, Nottinghamshire, NG14 6NU, from July 14 to August 14, 2022.

I’m absolutely delighted that my Elephant drawing ‘Keep up’, received a ‘Highly Commended’ award!  This will be shown as part of an online exhibition on www.painters-online.co.uk from August 15, 2022 onwards.

horses in love drawing by marie brown
baby elephant following it's mother
David Shepherd Wildlife Artist

I am very proud to have been a 4 times Finalist in the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year Competition, at the Mall Galleries in London. 2008 | 2010 | 2011 | 2018

https://davidshepherd.org/

In 2015 i was ‘selected but not hung’ and was still delighted to have my Lemur drawing displayed in the catalogue on the opening evening. 

DSWF winning entries

AMUR LEOPARD DRAWING
DSWF FINALIST 2008
elephant herd
DSWF FINALIST 2010
ORANGUTAN DRAWING
DSWF FINALIST 2011
ZEBRA DRAWING
DSWF FINALIST 2018
Lemur drawing
DSWF Selected but not hung 2015

Previous Art Exhibitions & Awards

July 2022

‘Horse Love’ drawing – Selected for the TALP Open Art Competition 2022 and exhibited at the Patchings Art Centre. 

April 2021

‘Fox’ drawing – Shortlisted for the People’s Choice award at the Idle Valley Nature Reserve Postcard Competition / Exhibition.

April 2018

‘A Closer Look’ Zebra drawing – FINALIST in the David Shepherd annual Wildlife Artist of the Year Competition 2018

June 2018

Solo Exhibition at Attenborough Nature reserve, Nottingham

October 2017

‘Serene Beauty’ – My Swan drawing received the Highly Commended Award at the Upper Broughton Art Exhibition, in Nottingham

July 2017

Solo Exhibition at Bingham Library, Nottingham

April 2017  

‘Into the Light’ – My cat drawing received the People’s Choice Award at the Vale of Belvoir Rotary Club Art Exhibition, at Grange Hall, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottingham.

July 2016

Solo exhibition at the DepARTures Gallery at East Midlands Airport.

June 2015  

‘The Lemur Look’. Selected but not hung, in the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year 2015

October 2014  

‘Into the Light’ – Won People’s Choice Award at the annual Upper Broughton Exhibition in Nottingham

October 2013  

‘Brown Hare’ – Won People’s Choice Award at the annual Upper Broughton Exhibition in Nottingham

July 2013  

Exhibited artworks at the National Exhibition of Wildlife Art at Gordale, Chester

June 2012  

‘Lazy Days’ – Won the Derwent Award at the 2012 The Artist and Leisure Painter Patchings Competition

April 2012

‘Brown Hare’ – Runner up in the Black and White category at the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year Competition.

March 2011

‘Elephant Family’ drawing – FINALIST in the David Shepherd annual Wildlife Artist of the Year Competition 2011

July 2010

Exhibited artworks at the National Exhibition of Wildlife Art at Gordale, Chester

May 2010

‘Marsha’ Orangutan drawing – FINALIST in the David Shepherd annual Wildlife Artist of the Year Competition 2010

June 2008

‘Amur Leopard’ drawing – FINALIST in the David Shepherd annual Wildlife Artist of the Year Competition 2008