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Art exhibition at Blackmore Farm
10:35am Friday 1st March 2013 in What's On
ART lovers will be truly spoiled at an exhibition of original sculptures, paintings, prints, jewellery and ceramics to be held at a 15th Century Grade I listed manor house.
The unique exhibition venue at Blackmore Farm, near Cannington, lies at the foot of the Quantock Hills. On display will be ceramic work by Doulla Aebli, who stumbled into a career in art after taking pottery courses at the former Somerset College of Art and Technology, now Somerset College.
She said: “After sculpting a hare it became clear to me that I wanted to do this more seriously, and I set up a studio at home as well as attending masterclasses with established animal sculptors.”
“My involvement with wildlife sanctuaries has allowed me to observe some of my subjects at close range.”
Doulla avoids using moulds in her work so each sculpture is unique. They are hand-built using coiling and slabbing techniques.
The exhibition, which is being put on by Gallery 4 Art, aims to contrast the contemporary work of selected Wessex artists against the historic backdrop of Blackmore Farm.
The exhibition, which runs until March 3, will be open from 10.30am to 5pm daily. Admission is free and for more information visit www.gallery4art. co.uk/exhibitions