Our Current Exhibition

Sudden Moments
By Alyson Telfer

“That’s very good. You should be an artist when you grow up”, the teacher said. I was five years old at the time and it struck me as a good idea. Upon leaving school I stuck with the plan and went to art school, though it was some time before I was eventually able to be an artist full time. On the way I have worked in museums, waited tables, poured pints, managed shops and been a primary school teacher.

I paint in textural layers, using mainly acrylic on panel. I scratch, sand, smear and splatter. I like the way you can build up thin layers in acrylic paint and inks with each layer affecting the next. I paint instances that catch my attention, small events that make you pause and savor the experience; hence the exhibition title ‘Sudden Moments’.

All work is for sale, including some limited edition framed and unframed prints.

Alyson’s exhibition runs until 17th June.

If you would like to apply to show your work in the Gallery please send some information and images of your work to Rachel Hawthorn at rhawthorn@burnleyleisure.co.uk

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