New Online Exhibition

We are all missing exhibition-going at this time of lockdown, but at least some galleries are making their exhibitions available online.  Group member Linda Gold is one of the artists to have her painting selected from over 1,000 entries to appear in The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 208th Exhibition at London’s Mall Galleries. Due to have opened next week, the exhibition can now be seen online.

Semi-abstract landscape painting
Hot Day at the Heads, by Linda Gold

Congratulations Linda – and let’s hope it’s not too long before we can see art in real life again as well as on our screens.

The Royal Watercolour Society, Contemporary Watercolour Competition, with a painting by Olivia O’Sullivan as mentioned in the previous news post, is also available for viewing online.

 

 

Group members start 2019 with exhibition and competition successes

Royal Watercolour Society Contemporary Watercolour Competition

Congratulations to Holborn Group members Olivia Adamczyk O’Sullivan and Wolfgang Woerner, whose entries to the Contemporary Watercolour Competition have been selected for exhibition at the Bankside Gallery March 8-20, 2019. Put the date in your diaries!

The Royal Watercolour Society says: ‘This annual open-submission exhibition aims to encourage innovation and experimentation in all water-based media and provides a prestigious platform for both established and emerging artists.’ Here are the selected pictures.

Olivia Adamczyk O'Sullivan:
London street scene at dusk.


Olivia Adamczyk O’Sullivan
Fading light, New Cross SE14
Acrylic on paper

Wolfgang Woerner


Wolfgang Woerner
‘find me
ink, watercolour, charcoal on paper



Roots and Rifts

In February, group member Munisha Gupta was selected to exhibit in Roots and Rifts at the Espacio Gallery. Well done, Munisha!

"Roots and Rifts" at Espacio Gallery
“Roots and Rifts” at Espacio Gallery

Exhibition hanging day

Monday was installation day for the Holborn Group. All fifteen of us met at R K Burt & Co Gallery in SE1 in the morning to draw lots on who would hang where. Fuelled by coffee from The Gentlemen Baristas next door we got to work! You can see some pictures from the day with captions below.

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Maggie Memory hanging her work upstairs

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Wolfgang Woerner planning his hanging order

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Annie Gentil was quick to hang her wonderful photographs of Berlin

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The gallery hanging system with some of Lucy Springall’s work

The gallery has two floors both installed with picture hanging systems and both fabulous spaces.

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Linda Gold hanging her work downstairs

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Olivia O’Sullivan pleased with the install of her fabulous mixed media paintings

RWS competition

Congratulations to group members Vivien Pegram, Wolfgang Woerner, Linda Gold and Olivia O’Sullivan, who have all had works chosen for the Royal Watercolour Society’s Contemporary Watercolour Competition, showing at the Bankside Gallery, 2-14 March.

Here are 3 of the selected entries. For more examples of their work, see our own Artists page.