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Winter Exhibition 2012

WINTER EXHIBITION
ANGELA A’COURT pastel society
‘HAPPENSTANCE’
Opening 23 November 2012

ANGELA A’COURT ps
together with Martin Andrews, Lyn Antley, Sir Peter Blake, Sandra Blow RA, Eleanor Clutton-Brock, James Campbell, Karen Christie, Clare Conrad, Jessica Cooper RWA, Louise Darby, Terry Frost RA, Debbie George, Mark Hanvey, Peter Hayes, Rachel Higgins, Ashley Howard, James Kerr, Priscilla Mouritzen, Marcus O'Mahony, Elizabeth Raeburn, Mark Raggett ARWS, Mary Rich, Laura Sednaoui, Tessa Tyldesley, John Ward, Sasha Wardell and Peter Wills,

Please visit our website from 12 November: www.thestourgallery.co.uk
Angela A’Court will have approximately 40 paintings in the exhibition
Many pieces will be suitable for gifts.
Work may be bought on receipt of an invitation and taken at the time of purchase.
The exhibition continues into February 2013
You are welcome to visit the gallery simply to enjoy the work
The gallery is open: Monday - Wednesday and Friday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.30 or by appointment

ANGELA A’COURT ps
‘I love walking into the studio each morning - chalky sticks of soft pastel lined up in rows of grouped and gradated colours. The idea of holding raw pigment and applying it directly makes sense to me. For the most part, painting is a joyful process. From the first lines, to building up areas of colour into solid and then scratchy textured layers to define contours that describe the tensions and gestures between forms. Whether printing or painting - it all comes down to observation, an equivalent of a visual diary. I draw and paint what surrounds me and what I love. I seek to capture the impact of excitement and emotion that first made me stop and take note.’ Angela A'Court Angela A'Court is a British artist, originally from London who lives and works in New York. She studied at West Surrey College of Art, U.K. Goldsmiths' College, University of London and Parsons School of Art and Design, New York. Since graduating she worked as an interior designer for an architectural practice and then independently as a designer. Her work has been recorded in various magazines, Homes and Gardens, The Sunday Times, Traditional Interiors and Period Living. It has also been included in books such as 'Interiors by Design' and 'Modern Rustic'. “Throughout my years as a designer I always had a sketchbook to hand and have continued to paint. After fifteen years as a designer, I took the decision to return to painting full time, and two years after this I moved to New York where I now have my studio.” Angela was elected a member of the UK Pastel Society in 2009. She exhibits in the UK and USA

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