Paintings by

Lawrence Arthurs and Susan Williams

Melbury Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset

You can contact us by email at highergreenfarm@yahoo.co.uk

During Dorset Art Weeks, we both exhibited Paintings at Higher Green Farm Arts, near Shaftesbury.

Please visit their website for information on further exhibitions.   www.highergreenfarmarts.co.uk

Susie Williams   Lawrence Arthurs

LAWRENCE ARTHURS

"Paintings and abstracts are loosely based on musical harmonies and rhythms with a strong geometrical basis, executed in oil on panel using traditional glazing techniques. Drawings are in mixed media and range from the figurative to the abstract, inspired by themes in music, poetry and literature".

Born 1945, East London

Education

1962-63 Folkstone School of Art (Drawing)

1962-64 Bath Academy of Art, Corsham (Painting & Sculpture)

Career & Exhibitions

1966-67 Living on Romney Marsh and working on drawings of the marsh and the sea

1967-69 Employed as a Lighthouse Keeper around the English and Welsh coast and the Channel Islands. Maintaining sketch books and drawings of the localities and interiors of Lighthouses and Lighthouse Keepers.

1969-85 Working on small compositions in mixed media and starting to paint abstracts in oils.

1985-2006 Living in Cromer and engaged on a series of large abstract seascapes amongst other abstract paintings.

1996-97 Exhibited at I.M. Birtwhistle's Gallery, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk

2000 Drawings at One Three Nine Contemporary Art, London W11.

2001 Mixed show at Gissing Arts, Norfolk.

2002 Norfolk Open Studios

2003 Norfolk Open Studios

2004 Norfolk Open Studios

1997-2005 Exhibitions at the Angel Gallery, North Walsham.

Member of the Angel Arts Co-operative.

2006 Moved to Dorset

OTHER: BROADCASTS

Work shown on BBC2 "The Art Marathon" &

"Songs of Praise"

SUSAN WILLIAMS

Essentially a figurative painter in oils, on canvas or gessoed panels, medium size. Drawings in mixed media compositions based on figure, interior, sea, landscape.

Born 1942 Torquay, Devon

Education

Studied Bath Academy of Art, Corsham 1963-66

Dartington College Of Music & Drama 1960-62

Godolphin School, Salisbury 1954-60

Exhibitions

2005 Norwich Castle Open Art Show

2002 Eastern Arts Exhibition, King's Lynn

Paintings and Drawings at One Three Nine Contemporary Art, London

2001 Painting and Drawings at One Three Nine Contemporary Art, London

2000 Painting and Drawings at One Three Nine Contemporary Art, London

Group Exhibition, Angel Gallery, North Walsham, Norfolk

1999 Group Exhibition, Angel Gallery, North Walsham, Norfolk

1998 Group Exhibition, Angel Gallery, North Walsham, Norfolk

1996 One woman exhibition, Angel Gallery, North Walsham, Norfolk

1993 Royal Academy Exhibition London.

1992 Royal Academy Exhibition London.

1982 One woman exhibition, Chichester Town Hall

Career

1966-74 Art Teaching posts in London, Cambridgeshire and Huntingdon

1974-84 Worked in various jobs in London, Bristol, Chichester

1985 Moved to Cromer, initially worked part-time for Adult Education, then an agency doing part- time care work. Continued to paint and draw, mostly figurative work influenced by the locality, the people in my life, interiors and the North Sea.

2006 Moved to Dorset

 

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