Sadness for artists after cancellation of Higham Ferrers exhibition

Covid-19 has led to cancellation of the event which was due to take place at the end of June

Thursday, 28th May 2020, 10:50 am
Updated Thursday, 28th May 2020, 10:52 am

Three artists have expressed their sadness at having to cancel a forthcoming art exhibition due to Covid-19.

But despite having to cancel their exhibition in Higham Ferrers, Marlene Snee, Tamsin Edwards and Michaela Cordes have said they hope they can still collaborate in the not-too-distant future.

A statement from the three artists said: "It is with regret and great disappointment that artists Marlene Snee, Tamsin Edwards and Michaela Cordes have no choice but to announce the postponement of their long planned for joint art exhibition until next year.

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"These three creative ladies were hoping to fling wide the doors of historical Chichele College and welcome guests over the weekend of 27th and 28th June, but with the current pandemic restrictions, it sadly cannot be.

"The ladies all create very different works of art, which proves to be a wonderful combination for an exhibition.

"Retired art tutor Marlene specialises in delicate Chinese influenced paintings, atmospheric watercolour landscapes and animal portraiture.

"Michaela’s artistic creations, both in sculpture and paintings, are inspired by the tales from Avalon, dragons, knights, magic and the spiritual old ways.

The art exhibition has been cancelled due to Covid-19

"Whereas, known for producing more quirky and surrealistic pictures, illustrator Tamsin works mainly in pen and watercolour to create imaginative detailed art.

"Despite a year where all artists will struggle to publicly display their work, their desire to create is undiminished.

"Quietly in their own home studios an artist’s life continues, building up an exciting portfolio of new paintings.

"Though very disappointed, the artists are determined however to collaborate in the not too distant future to showcase to the public their very different styles of work."

For more information about each artist go to:

- www.michaelacordes.com

- www.marlensnee.co.uk

- www.texart.co.uk

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