Entitled “HORSEPOWER”, the show will include new artworks by some of our most talented artists working in the South East today.
From 1- 17 November 2013, Wing Gallery on the High Street in Wadhurst, East Sussex presents an exhibition that will be of intense interest to all horse lovers.
Gallery owner, Gavin Roweth explains: “We have run themed exhibitions before but the idea of having a show celebrating ‘the horse in art’ really appealed to me. So we commissioned some of the best artists we work with and selected a few more who already have a reputation for their work in this genre. The result is an extraordinary diverse range of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and photography which I hope our audience will enjoy.”
Curator of the exhibition, Kay Jones adds: “The icing on the cake is the Stevenson Brothers agreeing to exhibit their exquisite, hand-carved rocking horses in the show. They have delivered their masterpieces to HM Queen at Windsor Castle and built a hand-crafted carousel for the Sultan of Brunei, not to mention a new rocking horse for William and Kate’s baby George. The design, craftsmanship and beauty of these pieces make them truly collectable works of art.”
The show runs from 1-17 November and the gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm.
Wing invites all readers of Localrider to a Special Saturday on the 9th November, from 11am to 5pm where you can view all the artwork, meet the artists and perhaps enjoy a glass of wine or two.
For the first time in forty years the UK will get the chance to witness one of the most outstanding displays of horsemanship in the world. The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art is one of only four* ‘High Schools’ of its kind and it’s show has become so prestigious that it attracts visitors from all over the world to its home in Jerez De La Frontera, south-west Spain. This December they are coming to London to perform at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, to bring a touch of Spanish magic to one of the oldest shows on the international circuit.
Visitors to this year’s Horse of the Year Show at Birmingham’s NEC from 9th – 13th October 2013, will find a huge range of equestrian products, from competition breeches to personalised leather head collars. HOYS is also a popular choice for the promotion of innovative new products on the market. A number of leading equestrian and country clothing brands will be making a welcome return.
Aside from the equestrian market, products will include art, home wares, gourmet food, jewellery and antique furniture. Given HOYS’ timely presence in the lead up to Christmas, it will be the perfect opportunity for visitors to shop for some truly distinctive items.