Last few days for Sock Gallery open exhibition – Loughborough

Over 345 pieces were submitted into this years Sock Gallery open exhibition, the judges then selected 179 to be hung in the gallery.
Here is my entry the judges chose to hang in this years exhibition, a photograph on canvas titled “Dandelion Stars”
Susan Guy_Dandelion StarsAfter running for 4 weeks the exhibition that features local artists is coming to an end this weekend 6th September. Now is the time to make a visit to Loughborough Town Hall to see the free exhibition sponsored by Moss Solicitors and purchase some local art.

It doesn’t seem 5 minutes let alone 4 weeks since I was invited to the preview evening to proudly see my selected entry hanging alongside all the other chosen works of art.
SockGallery_Susan Guy Preview 1

There’s such a fantastic variety on show this year, pencil & ink drawings, pastel, oils, photography, pieces of artwork painted on a variety of mediums from canvas to wood to cardboard boxes. I particularly like the collages that incorporate different textures as seen in this image depicting Lime tree avenue at Calke Abbey by artist Tracey Lamb who used watercolours recycled paper and stitching (apologies for reflection on image I only did some quick snaps with my compact camera)
SockGallery_Susan Guy_Tracey LambHere are a few more images from the preview event – click image for larger view
SockGallery_Susan Guy Preview collage

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