Saturday 12 October 2019 - Sunday 27 October 2019
East Anglia Art Fund; Norfolk Contemporary Art Society; Norfolk County Council
Exhibition curated by Norfolk Contemporary Art Society in association with King’s Lynn Festival
This exhibition focuses on the historic, medieval ports of Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn and their importance in the English sea-born trade. Drawing attention by focusing on their cultural strengths, exchanging works from one port to another and connecting them visually.
The Great Yarmouth artists showing in Port-2-Port are John Kiki, Emrys Parry, Brüer Tidman, Katarzyna Coleman and Bridget Heriz. Self-styled the Yarmouth Five, they all have studios in Yarmouth and exhibit widely both here and abroad. All five work from a strong figurative tradition.
Bridget Heriz Madonna and Child
Painted wood construction, 2015
Katarzyna Coleman Swanston’s Road North
Acrylic and charcoal on canvas 2018
John Kiki The Observers
Acrylic on canvas 2019
Emrys Parry Welsh Goddess
Oil on board
Brüer Tidman Portrait of BN
Oil on canvas
The reciprocal return exhibition, of West Norfolk artists, will be shown in The Fisher Patterson Gallery, The Library, Gt. Yarmouth from 7-21 November.
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Fermoy Gallery, 7-9 St. George's Courtyard, off King Street, King's Lynn PE30 1EU
No on-site parking is available, the nearest car park is Tuesday Market Place. Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. Please ensure you pay the correct fee. Current charges are available on the borough council website: https://www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/
The gallery is accessible for wheelchairs via a ramp. Guide dogs are admitted.
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