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Creation – Lines in Dreamtime: Andrew Palmer

Posted on July 23, 2015

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Andrew’s body of paintings for the exhibition reflect the start of the Creation of Mathematics in “Dream Time” starting with a single dot building simple lines and curves and gradually progressing to more complex shapes and ideas.

Frome Art Society: Spring Exhibition

Posted on March 9, 2015

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New works in a variety of media in Frome Art Society’s Spring 2015 exhibition.

Into Life

Posted on October 16, 2014

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David Chandler’s life drawing class present new works. This show will be both a celebration of their work and the extraordinary, miraculous form that we all possess.

Lin Hawkins: Power Stations

Posted on September 8, 2014

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Lin Hawkins paints power stations because they are almost like the new cathedrals…of power, wealth and fear; they represent both our need for power, and our ambivalence towards this need.

Frome Festival: Anarchy in the Organism + Plenum

Posted on April 10, 2014

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A unique evening of audio visual immersive performances. Both Anarchy in the Organism and Plenum display a world of transience and disorder out of which fleeting patterns emerge.

Instructions for an Ordinary Utopia – Launch and talks

Posted on March 10, 2014

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Launch of Instructions for an Ordinary Utopia, a new exhibition which builds on Foreground’s interest in curatorial models centred around innovative participatory and distribution structures designed to bring critically acclaimed contemporary practice to new and diverse audience.

Frome Art Society Springtime Exhibition

Posted on February 20, 2014

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A seasonal collection of works from Frome’s esteemed art society.

Free the Words Part 1: Adventures in Outdoor Literacy

Posted on December 18, 2013

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Break 3 and the Frome Community Learning Partnership share new ideas and work around adventurous literacy, technology for making stories in the wilderness, and den-building for secret reading.

I CAME, I SAW, iPAD: David Chandler’s Year with Yapp Brothers.

Posted on July 23, 2013

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Award-winning French wines, expertly selected by Yapp brothers wine merchants, have inspired an exhibition of artworks by Frome artist and francophile, David Chandler.

Afro-Cuban Sensibility

Posted on July 23, 2013

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A weekend of events celebrating the root of Afro Cuban culture and beliefs taking place at the Merlin Theatre and Rook Lane Chapel, presented by Curator Lekan Babalola.

Rook Lane Chapel

Available to the community as the perfect setting to showcase skills and artistic talent, this prestigious venue is used for performances and exhibitions.

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