SEVEN GAL­LERIES TO CHECK OUT

EDP Norfolk - - Art On Show -

PINKFOOT GALLERY

Based in Cley next the Sea, Pinkfoot cov­ers a wide range of mod­ern Bri­tish art in­spired by na­ture. As well as paint­ings, the gallery has space ded­i­cated to sculp­ture, in­clud­ing an­i­mal bronzes and wood carv­ings. The work of more than 30 artists is on show at the gallery in a wide range of styles. www.pink­foot­gallery.co.uk 01263 740947

SHIRLEY CARNT

Renowned in­ter­na­tional artist Shirley Carnt is based at Thorn­ham. She has, for many years, pro­duced hugely pop­u­lar and ac­claimed land­scapes, many us­ing her home county of Nor­folk as the sub­ject. Her pieces, ex­hib­ited world­wide, have found their way into many pub­lic and pri­vate col­lec­tions. www.shirl­ey­carn­tartist.com 01485 525717

COASTAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Jan­ice Ala­manou has won a string of pres­ti­gious in­ter­na­tional awards for her strik­ing im­agery, for both por­trai­ture and land­scapes. From her Wells-next­the Sea gallery Jan­ice cov­ers coastal land­scapes, panora­mas and seascapes from Nor­folk and fur­ther afield, and por­traits and street scenes. www.coastalpho­tog­ra­phy.co.uk 01328 712233

THE GALLERY NOR­FOLK

The gal­leries in Nor­wich and Cromer are home to the work of more than 40 artists cover­ing a range of styles and me­dia, in­clud­ing paint­ing, sculp­tures and glass­work. Ad­di­tion­ally the gal­leries fea­ture a crafts sec­tion which has items in­clud­ing ce­ram­ics, jewellery, and even fab­rics. www.the­gallerynor­folk.co.uk 01263 515745 or 01603 761900

ANTEROS

The Anteros Arts Foun­da­tion in Nor­wich oc­cu­pies a spe­cial place in the county scene, as it is a char­ity which pro­vides pro­mo­tion and ed­u­ca­tion about the arts in Nor­folk. Its two gallery spa­ces have new ex­hi­bi­tions which change ev­ery two weeks, so there is al­ways some­thing fresh on show. www.an­teros­foun­da­tion.com 01603 766129

FAIRHURST GALLERY

Se­creted away in the Nor­wich Lanes, the Fairhurst Gallery has a long his­tory of bring­ing art to the county – it was es­tab­lished in 1949 by Joe Fairhurst deal­ing in fine art and work­ing with names like Ed­ward Seago and Al­fred Mun­nings. The gallery cham­pi­ons con­tem­po­rary art and new artists as well as es­tab­lished names. www.fairhurst­gallery.co.uk 01603 614214

THE STU­DIO ART GALLERY

Nor­folk wildlife artist Lor­raine Au­ton’s gallery on the edge of the Broads at Acle is the show­case for work from around half a dozen lo­cal artists and pho­tog­ra­phers. Lor­raine’s own paint­ings and draw­ings offer a tra­di­tional view of na­ture and wildlife, look­ing for realism and tex­ture. www.lor­raineau­tonart.co.uk 01493 751974

Above: Art Fair East exhibition at St Andrew’s Hall, Nor­wich

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