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A solo ex­hi­bi­tion by renowned lo­cal wa­ter­colour artist Carol Hill SWA RBSA, takes cen­tre stage at Ingleby Gallery, near Mel­bourne, this au­tumn.

Carol is a land­scape and still-life artist who has had a life­long in­ter­est in paint­ing but who first took it se­ri­ously when liv­ing in the Far East in the 1960s. She trained at Hong Kong Uni­ver­sity un­der the guid­ance of an Amer­i­can res­i­dent tu­tor but didn’t be­gin paint­ing full-time until later.

A mem­ber of the So­ci­ety of Women Artists and the Royal Birm­ing­ham

So­ci­ety of Artists and also Pres­i­dent of the Mat­lock Artists So­ci­ety, Carol is a qual­i­fied adult ed­u­ca­tion teacher and or­gan­ises work­shops, paint­ing days and demon­stra­tions for art groups and so­ci­eties through­out the coun­try. She is also a vis­it­ing artist and tu­tor on cruise lin­ers.

In 2009 Carol’s paint­ing in the So­ci­ety of Women Artists’ an­nual ex­hi­bi­tion at the Mall Gallery, Lon­don, was awarded the HRH Princess Michael of Kent Wa­ter­colour Award for the most out­stand­ing wa­ter­colour. In 2017 she was se­lected by Ken Howard RA for the Har­ris Moore Can­vas Prize at the Royal Birm­ing­ham So­ci­ety of Artists’ prize ex­hi­bi­tion for her paint­ing ‘Evening Light’.

The theme of this se­lec­tion of paint­ings, which are on show from 7th to 21st Oc­to­ber, is ‘The Chang­ing Sea­sons’.

Gallery open­ing hours dur­ing the ex­hi­bi­tion are Wed­nes­day to Fri­day 10am– 4pm and 12 noon–5pm at week­ends.

‘Irises, River Brad­ford at Al­port’ by Carol Hill

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