Interview with Carole Sleight About Art in the Park
Written by Clay on July 16, 2014
For the first time ever, Jephson Gardens will become the stage of an exciting contemporary art fest with cultural activities and events for all the family.
A Gentle Stroll by Kim and Paul Ingvar On 2nd-3rd of August, Leamington Studio Artists (LSA) will be holding Leamington’s first ever Art in the Park event in Jephson Gardens.
Sponsored by LSA and the Warwickshire District Council, Arts Development Grant scheme, the two-day event will be showcasing an eclectic selection of painting, photography, sculpture, crafts, jewellery, live music, dance, theatre and demonstrations by local and regional artists.
Among the many artists involved will be Birmingham sculptor, Graham Jones, who will be creating a chainsaw sculpture live, and Leamington artist, Sonia Bubliatis, whose works are currently on show at Ryton Gardens, will be presenting an installation of her ‘log canvases’ created using recovered or dying wood.
Kim and Paul Ingvar of KPI Images, will be presenting a fascinating series of digital works, featuring surreal and ‘otherworldy’ images of some of Leamington’s key landmarks, whilst Caroline Gatehouse and pointillist artist Bryan Kelly will be exhibiting a selection of paintings inspired by landscapes and nature.
Ceramicist and glassworker, Gabrielle Rucinski, whose works have been included in the famous Wedgewood ‘Artisans Collection’, will be running a free pot making activity, where people of all ages can create their own pot to take home and keep.
To get involved email Carole@artinpark.co.uk.
Art in the Park will open its doors on Saturday, 2nd of August, from 11am-6pm and Sunday, 3rd from 11am-4pm.
To find out more – http://www.lsa-artists.co.uk/Artinthepark.html