Artist Heather Glenny
   
   
   
   
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Heather Glenny: Biography

Heather has been interested in drawing and painting since early childhood but finally joined some adult education evening classes around 1978 to gain experience and tuition in flower painting. She also had lessons privately with a well-known artist in the Cranleigh area. Heather gained further knowledge and skills by completing a John Blockley landscape watercolour course during the1980’s.

Around this time she successfully sold many of her paintings locally, but during the next ten years Heather had tough family and work commitments, so art was put ‘on hold’ although she was able to complete a course for teaching adults and subsequently taught beginners art classes for a few years.

Since retiring to Sussex in 2004, she has been developing her art by attending additional art classes and experimenting with different media. In the last decade she has completed both botanical and wildlife classes and landscape workshops tutored by well known professional artists.


The Horsham Museum offered Heather a unique opportunity to write and illustrate her own book which she completed in 2012. Heather’s book ‘A Celebration of Flowers’ is available from the Horsham Museum.


Heather is a member of the Association of Sussex Artists, The Horsham Artists Open Studios (HAOS), the Horsham Painting Group (HPG), and a U3A Art Group. In 2014 Nymans Gardens at Handcross selected one of her paintings for their three-month exhibition. The commissioned painting of the Chesworth Wetland was well received locally and now hangs in their Visitor Centre.

 
HAOS 2016 heather Glenny display

Heather's Art Display as HAOS 2017

 

HPG May 2016 Sale, Heather Glenny

HPG exhibition, May 2018

EXHIBITIONS

Paintings selected for the Association of Sussex Artists from 2010 to date

2016 and 2017 HAOS Autumn Art Fairs held at County Hall North, Horsham RH12 1XA

2014 and 2015 HAOS were held at Roffey Park Institute, Horsham

Regular entries to Horsham Painting Group Exhibitions held twice annually since 2005 to date.

Regular entries to Cranleigh Art & Crafts Exhibitions held twice annually from 1980's to 2014

2011:Shipley (Sussex) Exhibition. 2009: Dunsfold Village Hall

2005: Horsham Library: a solo exhibition of Flowers & Landscapes


UPCOMING

17th to 25th 2018 Association of Sussex Artists exhibition in the Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham

17th November 2018 HPG One-Day Sale in the Quaker Hall, Worthing Road, Horsham

20th and 21st October 2018 HAOS Artists, Creators & Makers Art Fair in town centre venue at County Hall North, off North Street Horsham, RH12 1XA
(I am not participating at this event, but intend to do so in 2019)


LINKS

Horsham Museum: www.horshammuseum.org
HAOS: www.horshamartistsopenstudios.co.uk
Horsham Painting Group: www.horshampaintinggroup.co.uk

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