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 as well as the Horsham Artists Open Studios (HAOS). She also belongs to the Horsham Painting Group and a U3A Art Group. In 2014 she had a painting selected by Nymans Gardens at Handcross, as part of their exhibition entitled 'Inspired by Nymans'. Heather's recent commission depicting the Chesworth Wetland has been very well received locally.

 
HAOS 2016 heather Glenny display

Heather's Art Display as HAOS 2016

 

HPG May 2016 Sale, Heather Glenny

HPG May 2016 Sale

EXHIBITIONS

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

2016 HAOS Autumn Art Fair held at County Hall North, Horsham RH12 1XA

2014 & 2015 HAOS Fairs were held at Roffey Park Institute, Horsham

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

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

18th to 26th August 2017 Association of Sussex Artists exhibition in the Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham

21st and 22nd October 2017 HAOS Artists, Creators & Makers Art Fair in town centre venue at County Hall North, off North Street Horsham, RH12 1XA

18th November 2017 HPG One-Day Sale in the Quaker Hall, Worthing Road, Horsham


LINKS

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

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