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Frances Hatch - Red Earth Under My Nails

9 September 2017 to 28 October 2017

Artist Frances Hatch, winner of the THG OPEN 2016, has been making a new body of work for ‘Red Earth Under My Nails’ her solo show at THG.

Created outside in situ, these paintings have been produced using and integrating earth and found materials in selected locations predominantly across Devon including Sidmouth. Describing her work Frances explains ‘Geology becomes my pigment.’

Frances Hatch was awarded the Shenzhen International Watercolour Biennial Prize in 2016 by The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours. She contributed to Thames and Hudson’s 2015 publication ‘Drawing and Painting: Materials and Techniques for Contemporary Artists’ and is senior tutor at West Dean College.

Coordinating activities :

Monday 18 September 1.30-4.30pmDEVON EARTH UNDER OUR NAILS: Artist workshop. £30 (£25 for THG friends) inclusive of materials 

Thursday 21 September 6pm. TOUCH STONE: Artist Talk. £5 (£3 THG Friends)

Saturday 28 October 5-9pm (art activities finish at 8pm). Spooky Halloween Party to celebrate the national Museums At Night festival.

 

 

Gallery

Esplanade Foil at Dawn, Sidmouth. Gouage, collage Mercia mudstone, Otter sandstone on card Gulls in a Lively Sea, Sidmouth. gouache, site material on card Sidmouth esplanade emerging from night. Gouche, cliff material on card Sketchbook…looking down on Sidmouth

Forthcoming Exhibitions

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    Frances Hatch - Red Earth Under My Nails

    9 September 2017 to 28 October 2017

    Artist Frances Hatch, winner of the THG OPEN 2016, has been making a new body of work for ‘Red Earth Under My Nails’ her solo show at THG. Created outside in situ, these paintings have been produced...

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