Author Archives: richardhatfield

Retrospective: Max Marschner 1929-2017

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Max Marschner was born in London in 1929. His early life was interrupted by World War II and evacuation, but in 1943 he enrolled in the Junior Department of Camberwell School of Art. He stayed there until the early 1950s with breaks for National Service and matriculation. He excelled in the design department. These were […]

October in the garden

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Almanac

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ALMANAC – the seasons they rolled in and they tumbled Ron Wilson and Jan Stead hail from the West Riding of Yorkshire. They met whilst studying art and design and teacher training at Bretton Hall over 40 years ago, they have kept in touch – sharing a passion for Yorkshire, art and design and in […]

September in the garden

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Heritage Book Fair – Saturday September 15

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A rare opportunity to acquire books from the personal library of one of area’s most noted local historians, Geoff Bryant, takes place on the penultimate day of Barton upon Humber’s Heritage Open Days. The collection of general history books will be on sale as Mr Bryant has taken the decision to reduce the size of […]

ST-ART: A Lincolnshire Landscape

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ST-ART is a charity based at The Ropewalk that provides creative activities for young people that take place during school holidays and after school. The activities are led by professional artists and there are opportunities for young people to gain a qualification in the Arts by completing their Arts Award. The Art Club was set […]

Melvyn Petterson

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Paintings 1983-2018 Melvyn was born in Cleethorpes and studied at Grimsby School of Art and Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts. Until recently he was the co-director of Artichoke Printmakers, an open access facility in South London. Now in semi-retirement he has returned to his native Lincolnshire and has immediately immersed himself in the landscape. […]

August Cartoon

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July’s Cartoon

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Open Exhibition – Humber To The Wash

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Our Biennial Open Exhibition Humber To The Wash once more occupies both gallery spaces throughout the summer. A record entry caused many problems for the selectors George Hainsworth and John Brown and due to the limitation of space many fine works were declined. A new element for this year’s show is a Public Vote Prize […]

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