Art lovers head to Royston gallery for nature exhibition preview

PUBLISHED: 12:01 16 September 2017

Artists Selena Bragg, Christine Norman and Maggie Allen.

Artists Selena Bragg, Christine Norman and Maggie Allen.

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Art lovers have flocked to a Royston gallery to check out their latest exhibition – which was all about nature.

Artwork showcased at the exhibition. Artwork showcased at the exhibition.

Selena Bragg’s pottery, Christine Norman’s watercolour pieces and Maggie Allen’s oil paintings are exhibited in the Curwens Art Gallery in High Street, and the sneak peak event was hailed a success.

Maggie, who lives in Royston and started painting in 2006, told the Crow: “The preview went very well, lots of people turned up and we all enjoyed meeting new people and having a chat over a glass of wine.”

The nature art exhibition at Curwens. The nature art exhibition at Curwens.

Maggie met Selena through Cambridge wood turner Rowland Penfold, who also regularly exhibits his work at Curwens.

Curwens’ Amanda Thurston told the Crow: “The evening was well-attended with lots of interest in the original artwork and some sales!

Artwork showcased at the exhibition. Artwork showcased at the exhibition.

“Selena Bragg exhibited her beautiful and tactile pottery – produced into all shapes and sizes including coasters and jewellery.

“Christine Norman is a new artist to Curwens and produced paintings in watercolours, acrylic and mixed media.

Artwork showcased at the exhibition. Artwork showcased at the exhibition.

“Maggie Allen has developed a new direction with powerful and colourful abstract work in oils.

“There was something for everyone.”

The exhibition is open weekdays from 9am to 5pm until November 3.

There is a special opening on Saturday, September 23, from 10am to 2pm as part of Royston Arts Festival.

For more information, email royston@curwens.co.uk.

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