FEAST: Art For Cure’s next exhibition all about food!

After selling art online for the past 18 months, Art for Cure, Suffolk’s highly successful breast cancer charity are very excited about the prospect of a physical exhibition all about food, later in September in Aldeburgh to coincide with this years Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival at Snape Maltings. 

Over 30 contemporary artists, printmakers sculptors and ceramicists will be interpreting the subject of dining, eating, grow-your-own, fish and seafood and all things edible in a stunning new exhibition space, Ballroom Arts in Aldeburgh. 

Elizabeth Nast – Last Supper

This new event and exhibition space (named Ballroom Arts due to the historic ballroom that was sited there) is a stunning new arts venue for East Anglia, previously the Peter Pears and Garage Gallery, a complete renovation by Urban Resolve Ltd has created a spacious, new exhibition space which will attract a wealth of new talent and creative events to the county.

FEAST sponsored by Ballroom Arts and Pump Street Chocolate has attracted many popular artists and new exhibitors for Art For Cure. Cathy Outen’s best-selling clay, coiled pears and apples appear in a new collection, every glaze different, making dramatic pieces for kitchens and dining rooms. Art graduate Frankie Atkinson is widely selling her ceramic tableware with a commissioned range in blues and yellows alongside Jacqui Pooley’s North Sea ceramic fish which can be wall-hung or used as platters.

Popular national and East Anglian painters return with new collections. Henrietta Dubrey, one of the UK’s iconic contemporary female painters introduces Madam Moules amongst her female food portraits as well as an A-Z of foods in sketch and collage – now collector’s artworks. Sarah Muir Poland and Elizabeth Nast’s paintings in oils and watercolours take on the theme of diners – whether café life or fast food hangouts and the new instagram Suffolk sensation Maria Fletcher of @motherdaughtercreate paints some beautifully composed food still-lives.

Jacqui Pooley – ceramic Plaice

Art For Cure have over the past six years donated nearly a million pounds to support services here in Suffolk for women facing a breast cancer diagnosis as well as donating to the Blossom Appeal for a new breast care unit and  fundraising for national research breast cancer projects. Led by founder, Belinda Gray who experienced breast cancer herself nearly 10 years ago, their voluntary team of creative’s guarantee stylish and exciting exhibitions of artworks to buy. 

JANE HOOPER- Rayburn

Open daily from 10am- 6pm 25-28th September 2021 at Ballroom Arts, 152A Aldeburgh High Street, IP15 5AQ this is a terrific opportunity to support this charity as well as enjoy a stunning and varied selection of art.

All details on the Art For Cure website www.artforcure.org.uk

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