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Cookham Arts Club Holds its 60th Annual Exhibition at Pinder Hall

(18 August 2001)

At its 60th Annual Art Exhibition at the Pinder Hall, the Cookham Arts Club has again come up with an amazing selection of paintings in a variety of media and with a myriad of subjects. Pictures of Cookham and further afield, still life, botanical paintings, figures, also sculptures and ceramics and all of the most outstanding quality. It is a real accolade for the amateur artists of Cookham and the surrounding area.

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The Pinder Hall Art Exhibition

The Exhibition opened its doors on Saturday 18th August and within a few hours a lot of the paintings had been snapped up and were displaying their 'sold' red dot.

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  Unframed paintings are for sale immediately

Over three hundred paintings are displayed and are for sale and can be picked up at the end of the exhibition on August Bank Holiday. In addition there are also unframed paintings that can be purchased immediately.

  Painting by Reg Southgate who died in the last year

There was a special corner of four paintings which are the work of Club Members who have died in the last year. Muriel Turnbull widely known for her charming pastel portraits, particularly of children; Reg Southgate who favoured scenes of everyday life; and Jane Horton whose flower paintings graced the Art Club exhibitions for many years. Also sadly missed is Beatrice Coleman whose attractive warercolours gave so much pleasure.
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The Exhibition Includes Sculpture and Ceramics

There was a wide variety of sculptures with a delightful statuette of a young child skipping. Also some beautiful ceramics including pots and jugs in lovely, subtle colours.
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The Mill  - watercolour

There is the most amazing selection of subjects from teddy bears to elephants in the jungle. There were several of places round Cookham, which were selling fast. The standard was unbelievably high and is worth a visit. 
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An amazing selection of subjects

The Exhibition is open until Monday 28th August from 10am - 8pm every day apart from the final Monday when it closes at 4.00pm.  The entrance price is 50p, catalogues are 1. The paintings are all very reasonably priced and would be an attractive addition to any wall.

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