ART UK: UNCOVERING THE NATION’S HIDDEN OIL PAINTING COLLECTION
Welcome to The Arts Society Tarporley
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 13:30
The Community Centre 113a High St Tarporley CW6 0AY
Art UK was set up to catalogue our national collection of oil paintings. This lecture will offer an insider’s view of this unique project.
Art UK was set up to catalogue our national collection of oil paintings. It involved visiting over 3,000 public collections and photographing over 200,000 paintings - many of which have been hidden away for decades. The lecture, offering an insider’s view of this unique project, will include several paintings of local interest.
Followed by our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.
TEA WILL BE SERVED TO MEMBERS ATTENDING, FOLLOWING THE AGM.
Gained an MA (Distinction) in Victorian Art and Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London. In 2007 started working part-time for the Public Catalogue Foundation, now called Art UK. Accredited lecturer for The Arts Society and has given lectures all over the UK and in Europe. Volunteer guide at J.M.W. Turner’s House in Twickenham and Dorich House Museum in Kingston. Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars, one of the City of London livery companies.