Dove End of Year Show 2012

This year’s show is the most wide ranging yet: work by 30 or so students in the studio, including the Fingerprint goup of printmakers: books by the ABCD group, and in the house downstairs: a selection of work by the late Agnes Larkins, a regular at the Dove for 20 years. Lastly, in the upstairs studio, Tony Martin and I will be showing recent work.

Agnes never sold her work, and true to this ethos her family are offering her prints in exchange for a donation to her favourite charity: Sightsavers.

As a kind of postscript to all this (although postscript is the last definition you would apply to her), my mother Peggy Hooper-Smith is making some of her paintings and pastels available for sale at her bungalow in Butleigh: Rowans, High Street, Butleigh BA6 8SZ. All proceeds to Save the Children. This show will take place on one day only: May 26th, 11 – 5, or by appointment with me for the following week while the Dove show is on.

  1. Thanks, it’s going very well. Interesting work, careful hanging, food, wine, sunshine (heat even!), around 100 people at the PV (at this studio in the wilds of Somerset down a narrow lane – what more could I ask for?). I’ll post some photos soon- still in recovery mode….

  2. Wish I could have gone to the PV – sounds great! Will try to get to the exhibition before it ends on Friday. Thanks for the follow!

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