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News, Events & Exhibtions

2022

Christmas Market at the Plough Inn

Friday 2nd December 4 – 8pm & Saturday 3rd December 11 – 4 pm

The Plough Inn Main Street, Hickling LE14 3AH 

I will be selling my artworks at the Plough Inn at Hickling.  

Along with 30+ Stalls there will also be Christmas food and drink including… 

Mulled wine and Cider 

Many craft and traditional beers. 

Sleighburger – Venison with brie and cranberry 

Bratwurst – German sausage with a hotdogs roll 

Vegan hot dog  – Vegan sausage in a hotdogs roll. 

Turkey cob – Roast turkey breast with stuffing, cranberry and gravy 

Herby Fries 

Truffle and Parmesan Fries

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

Previous Exhibitions and Awards

Previous events include the Patchings Art Festival, Sherwood Art Week, The Lady Bay Arts Trail and the Upper Broughton Art Exhibition. 

Lady Bay Arts Trail
Sherwood Art week
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. 

My 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

View more of my previous exhibitions and 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