Over the Solent in Ryde is the home of Foal Arts, an Isle of Wight focal point for the arts with an eye to promote local creativity not just on the island but further afield. At 7pm on Thursday 4th Dec you can join Foal Arts as they celebrate the opening of their Winter Salon. It is a chance to meet the artists and curators and enjoy a great night in their converted Wesleyan Chapel studios.
The Salon features many successful and investable artists with added Christmas magic including mulled wine on arrival and a musical vernissage. The salon is open from the 5th to the 8th and everyone is welcome to pop in and also enjoy Granny’s cafe/bar with a cup of tea and a homemade mince pie.
Exhibition runs Friday 5th – Monday 8th December 11am – 4.30pm. 23 Nelson street, Ryde, PO33 2EZ. (from town centre head along Cross street, cross George St onto Melville St, left onto nelson street, building halfway down on the right).
The exhibition includes works by:
Annik Cullinane, Barbara Long, Celia Wilkinson, Chris Jenkins, Eva Fraser Harris, Gillian Chapman, Lynda Gray, Lisa Heath, Hilary Hayton, Holly Maslen, Howard Hardiman, Ian Whitmore, Joanne hummel-Newell, Jacqueline Cook, Kitty Cooper, Kieron LeVine, Lisa Traxler, Lyndy Moles, Martin Swan, Matt Chambers, Melanie Swan, Paul Woods, Sara Netherway, Stephen Butterfield, Steve Miles & Zoe Barker.
Curator lead tours available by appointment. You can find out more at: