West Sussex Gazette

Group’s tribute to artist Yvonne


St Paul’s Art Group in Chichester has produced a 2022 calendar as a tribute in memory of artist Yvonne Field, a long-time member of the group.

The calendar is being sold in aid of Sage House, the Dementia Support hub in Tangmere.

The Rev Anthony Freeman, chairman of the group, said: “Yvonne Field trainedatS­tGabriel’sCollege, Camberwell, and spent a year at Hornsey Art School.

“After moving to Chichester, she staged a numberofso­loexhibiti­onsin the Assembly Rooms and the Oxmarket Gallery. Yvonne was an active member of St Paul’s Art Group for more than 30 years, inspiring and encouragin­g other members who are mostly self-taught amateurs.

“She died in March 2021, three weeks short of her 90th birthday.”

The calendar features a different painting for each month, and a cover picture of a dragon, painted by Yvonne. Thecostis£5,ofwhich£2goes to Sage House. Copies from Sage House, City Fields Way, Tangmere; St Paul’s Church, Churchside; or through art group chairman – Anthony Freeman on 01243 783136.

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