Artists residing in South Northamptonshire will be opening their doors and allowing members of the public to enter into their studios, while others will have their work on display at various venues.
The Art Trail will be on show between Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 18 and is supported by the South Northamptonshire Council, who provided a £500 community grant.
Following a successful debut in 2014, this year’s Art Trail will see nearly 40 artists open their studios and participate in exhibitions.
A broad range of artistic practises will be shown including paintings, sculptures, jewellery, textiles, photographs, ceramics and glass art.
Councillor Rosie Herring, SNC’s portfolio holder for community engagement and well-being, said: “Not only does the wealth of artistic talent working creatively in the district inspire us all, it also draws visitors to the area and encourages current residents to explore the district.”
The public will not only have the opportunity to meet and talk to the artists and watch them demonstrating their talents as well as being able to buy some of their products.
There will be some chances for people to create their very own masterpieces during hands-on sessions, with pottery painting at The Spotted Chicken Ceramics Studio in Wappenham and The Big Draw community collage in Middleton Cheney.
It is hoped that the Art Trail will help to boost the local economy, encouraging those from outside of the area to visit, as well as boosting the profile of local artists.
For more information about the Art Trail or to download a leaflet with a map of the venues visit www.arts-sn.org.uk
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