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Exhibition Review

Exhibition Review by Tom Cox

There are currently two exhibitions on display at Artspace, a collection of Oil paintings and Watercolours by a local artist called Gerald Thornton and a collection of original prints by another local artist called Jane Moss.
Gerald Thornton’s exhibition is called ‘Forest Landscapes’ and is a collection of paintings depicting the Forest of Dean area. Gerald’s paintings are described as capturing the ‘ever changing textures and colours that the area presents from season to season’. Many of his landscapes have sheep, deer and human figures in them. Gerald has also become interested in capturing the unique cultural and industrial heritage of this changing area such as the old coal mining industry.
Jane Moss’s exhibition is called ‘Art of the Heart’ and is about showing how the arts can bring joy and purpose to someone living with mental illness. The exhibition has a range of prints made using a range of different printmaking techniques.

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Posted on Friday, April 15th, 2016 by Roland