Artists join forces for Royston exhibition

The artists, pictured from left to right are Rachel Fry, Emily Cook, Nursel Darroux and Vivienne Mac

The artists, pictured from left to right are Rachel Fry, Emily Cook, Nursel Darroux and Vivienne Machell. - Credit: Archant

Four top artists from the area are set to showcase a vibrant exhibition of paintings and sculptures at a Royston gallery.

Rachel Fry, Emily Cook, Nursel Darroux and Vivienne Machell will host the Live Life in Colour exhibition for a two-month run which opens at Curwens Art Gallery on Wednesday.

Rachel Fry studied fine art and has taught technology and art in Cambridgeshire and London secondary schools.

Her pieces in the current exhibition are all created using acrylic materials.

Emily is a second year illustration student at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. She has a keen interest in classic cars, and a few samples of her car art are included in the Curwens exhibition.


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Nursel Darroux was born in Istanbul and graduated from the Department of Fine Arts at Mimar Sinan University in 1998.

She is a ceramic artist, painter and jewellery maker and has been working as a jewellery and fashion designer since 1998.

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During the exhibition Nursel will be showcasing her sculpture work.

Vivienne Machell studied fashion and textiles in Nottingham, and exhibits her work through the Royston Art Society, Cambridge District Art Circle and the Cambridge Drawing Society.

In her first exhibition with Curwens Gallery,Vivienne will be offering up atmospheric portraits and colourful scenes from her travels at home and abroad.

The exhibition at Curwens Art Gallery in 17 High Street will be open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm from Wednesday, May 13, through to Friday, July 10.

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