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

Saturday 18th May HPG One-Day Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Quaker Hall, Worthing Road, Horsham. The November Sale will be Saturday 16th November, same place & times.

A special exhibition at the Horsham Museum in the Causeway, Horsham. Entitled 'A Garden of Botanical Art' incorporating works of 9 local botanical artists. The exhibiition will run from 6th July to 31st August.

HAOS Art Trail weekend 8th/9th June. I am displaying my work in St.Andrew's Hall, Crawly Road, Roffey with 3 other artists. Open from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m on Saturday and 12 - 5 p.m.on the Sunday.

Association of Sussex Artists 16th to 24th August, in the Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham.


LINKS

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

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