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Still time to visit Zoom Arts BELOW exhibition

There is still time to pop down to Oscar’s on the Square to view Zoom Arts’ latest exhibition exploring the theme of BELOW. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

Already under way, the exhibition will continue until Sunday 30 August, opening from 12-6pm.

A whole host of artists have contributed to the exhibition’s collection of works, each offering their own varied and personal responses to the theme of BELOW, through painting, ceramics, textiles and photography.

The exhibition has allowed artists to further develop ideas that were originally  proposed for the pre-lockdown ABOVE AND BELOW exhibition that was planned as part of A Town Explores A Book’s meditations on HG Wells’ A Time Machine shortly before the isolation period began.

The full list of featured artists includes:

Nick Hill – mixed media – a prolific Zoom member who creates colourful, thought-provoking work

Denise O’Neill – painting – a new Zoom member who creates beautiful seascapes

Trish Kilczewski – 3D wall art – another new Zoom member who creates quirky, original wall installations

Anna Bachene – mixed media – a prolific member who creates fun, colourful mixed media canvases

Tony Ellis – photography – a long-standing member who shoots street and documentary style images

Paul Praeger – photography – becoming a familiar face at Zoom exhibitions who shoots some street and some still life photography

Suzanne Kelly – ceramics and painting – a long-standing member who creates work in a range of different mediums

Yvonne Rees – Painting and collage – new to Zoom although not new to the Hastings art scene – she manages the Stables art gallery. A Hastings artist whose work is often inspired by the sea and surrounding countryside. Also known for her surrealist and symbolist pieces.

Maxine Simmonds – photography – becoming a familiar face at Zoom exhibitions, she shoots street, still life and digital art

Agnes Chevalier – textiles/embroidery – beautiful embroidered representations of wooded landscapes and nature

Molly Durman – photography – Molly shoots street photography and minimalist landscapes.

Maxine Wright-Moore – painting – new to Zoom and inspired by nature, Maxine is an autonomous artist who found art after serious health challenges. Her work is available to raise funds for Hastings Badger Society and Leukemia Care

Helen O’Leary – mixed media – a long-standing Zoom member who creates sophisticated mixed media and textiles work

Rob Maxted – photography – co-founder of Zoom Arts, inspired by social issues

Kim Hall – photography – inspired by countryside, floral and especially aboriculture

Linda Bell – painting – a new Zoom member.

Zoom Arts BELOW Exhibition

Open Thursday to Sunday until Sunday 30 August, 12-6pm

Oscars on the Square, Lower Promenade, Warrior Square, Hastings, TN37 6FA.



Posted 20:12 Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 In: Arts News

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