Some unmissable dates for your diary!

‘Covid Get it off your Chest’ has been jointly curated by member Felicity Borwick at The Hold, Ipswich. Two of our members are exhibiting in ‘A Sense of Place’ at WhimbrelArt, Tollesbury The EAST exhibition ‘Transformation’ opens soon at Grundisburgh House Gallery, Woodbridge Do hope you manage to get to see some of these fabulous […]

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Creative Workout

Once again this year I have taken part in a month long, daily sketchbook challenge which I find is a great way of “letting go” and discovering how my ideas are developing.  This year in particular, after taking the “Approaches to Abstraction” with Sally Hirst, I somehow felt much more confident.   I started by […]

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Nowruz

Happy Persian New Year One of our EAST members has been lucky enough to work with a group of new arrived Afghan refugees. As part of the work that has been going on to help the families acclimatise to the ways of Essex, the language, systems and culture. Creative workshops have been going on to […]

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Soft Sculptures with Anna Ray

Anna is an acclaimed Hertfordshire artist who makes art textiles and soft sculptures. Her assemblages are full of life, have a bright palette and are very tactile. Anna has an exhibition at St Albans Museum and Gallery at the moment. Anna gave us some simple tools and instruction and we set about making our own […]

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A visit to the Worshipful Company of Broderers “The Art of Embroidery” exhibition at Bankside gallery, London

The Worshipful Company of Broderers put on an excellent open exhibition at the Bankside Gallery in London which was very well attended. A pity it was only for six days. As the title suggests the exhibits were all embroidered either by hand or machine. All exquisitely executed and some with contemporary designs. All wall hung. […]

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