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Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens
The Newarke

The annual Open exhibition features a range of artists including established, recent graduates and first time exhibiting artists. The ever popular and diverse Open exhibition presents a stunning array of artworks and contemporary craft by artists living in Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire or Northamptonshire. The exhibition is open to practitioners across a wide selection of different art forms including painting, photography, illustration, sculpture, textiles and ceramics.

Works in the exhibition are available for sale, providing an ideal opportunity for visitors to start your own art collection and provide invaluable support to local artists.

LSA exhibiting artists: Deborah Bird, Jenny Cook, Jax Crew, Emma Fitzpatrick, Glen Heath, Fiona Humphrey, Andrea Jaeger, Gillian Adair McFarland, Linda Pitcher, Peter Rapp, Jo Sheppard, Roger Whiteway, Victoria Whitlam, Ann Wignall

Attenborough Prize Winner: Andrea Jaeger

Attenborough Prize Shortlist:  Gillian Adair McFarland

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