Helen White - Painting Light

Here's the first....somewhat later than expected (where did the year go?) newsletter of 2016 with details of exhibitions and latest artwork. With the May Bank Holiday coming up and warmer days starting to happen, here's a couple of bright and cheery art events for your diary. Enjoy!

Helen x
News for Spring 2016

"Shakti Dance' (a study of the light-filled cherry blossom in my garden)is  my latest piece, finished  just in time f or the Henley opening (full details below). 

To read more about my inspiration for this, hop over to my art blog Painting Light .

I'm also relishing the opportunity to extend my portrait skills...completing this flight of fancy, below, in January after three month's hard work (more on the epic journey of it in my article 

There's more work in the pipeline...a very productive month so far (as April into May generally is for me as I get back into my stride). Also, I'm just back from Wales where drawing sheep was my prime way of relaxing between walks in the hills, a revival of pencil-usage I hope to keep going!

click images to view online
Gallery Fifty Five, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire

A selection of my paintings (of varying sizes, including miniatures) are currently on display at Gallery Fifty Five, continuing until late June. Click here for gallery website and contact details. With tea and an array of wonderful cakes on offer in the gallery tea-shop and loads of gifts and jewellery too, what better place for a weekend stop-off in this lovely High Street with all its quirky independent shops.

Spring Exhibition and The Henley Art Trail, Old Firestation Gallery, Henley on Thames

The opening reception is on Friday 22nd April between 6 - 8pm - all welcome. The exhibition is open from Friday morning until 4pm on 3rd May, including the Bank Holiday weekend for the Henley Art Trail, for which the Old Firestation Gallery is Venue No. 1. For more about this diverse and talent-filled art trail, including a map of all the venues, click here.