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Frances Hatch - Red Earth Under My Nails

9 September 2017 to 28 October 2017

Artist Frances Hatch, winner of the THG OPEN 2016, has created a new body of work for ‘Red Earth Under My Nails’ her solo show at THG.

Created outside in situ, these paintings have been produced using and integrating earth and found materials in selected locations predominantly across Devon including Sidmouth. Describing her work Frances explains ‘Geology becomes my pigment.’

Frances Hatch was awarded the Shenzhen International Watercolour Biennial Prize in 2016 by The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours. She contributed to Thames and Hudson’s 2015 publication ‘Drawing and Painting: Materials and Techniques for Contemporary Artists’ and is senior tutor at West Dean College.

Coordinating activities :

Friday 27 October 10am-4pm Art Trip to Ladram Bay: £55 (£45 THG Friends) - transport and sketch book provided.

Saturday 28 October 5-9pm (art activities finish at 8pm). Spooky Halloween Party to celebrate the national Museums At Night festival.

**New in to the gallery** 
EARTH GULL: 8 hand-finished intaglio AP prints created by Frances Hatch 

Integrating printed and painted marks woven under and over each other. Photo etching, collagraph ( Ladram Bay Otter Sandstone) earth ink (Mercia Mudstone), black and grey ink applied ‘a la poupée’, hand applied blue, red, yellow and white acrylic with Green Mudstone. Printed on Arches Cream paper 250gsm. acid free 100% cotton.

Intaglio print and technical support by Lynn Bailey - Printmaker at Double Elephant Print Workshop

£290 each

 

Gallery

Esplanade Foil at Dawn, Sidmouth. Gouage, collage Mercia mudstone, Otter sandstone on card Gulls in a Lively Sea, Sidmouth. gouache, site material on card Sidmouth esplanade emerging from night. Gouche, cliff material on card Sketchbook…looking down on Sidmouth

Past Exhibitions (2017)

  • Esplanade Foil at Dawn, Sidmouth. Gouage, collage Mercia mudstone, Otter sandstone on card

    Frances Hatch - Red Earth Under My Nails

    9 September 2017 to 28 October 2017

    Artist Frances Hatch, winner of the THG OPEN 2016, has created a new body of work for ‘Red Earth Under My Nails’ her solo show at THG. Created outside in situ, these paintings have been produced...

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    Evolver Prize 2017

    8 July 2017 to 26 August 2017

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    Blooming Marvellous

    6 May 2017 to 24 June 2017

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