Art NOW!

Easterly Artists Taking Part In 2022 First Light Festival With New Exhibition: Art NOW!

Easterly Artists are hosting their exciting new exhibition Art NOW!, specially commissioned for First Light Festival, in a marquee conveniently located beside the boating lake in Lowestoft’s Kensington Gardens.

Art NOW!

Kensington Gardens, Kensington Road, Lowestoft NR33 0HYL

Open: Midday, Saturday 18 June – 2pm, Sunday 19 June (26 hours). Free entry.

Image of Tricia Davidson's acrylic on canvas painting "Hot Summer 2".
Hot Garden 2 – Tricia Davidson

15 Easterly Artists members will be taking part, with an exciting display of new work in an awe-inspiring variety of mediums, ranging from painting in oil and acrylics, screen prints, mixed media collage, digital illustration and ceramics to less well-known art forms such as Dorodango and sculptural assemblages using found objects.

Image of Clare Johnson's brutalist mixed media print "Concrete Drama 4".
Concrete Drama 4 – Clare Johnson

The show will be open for the duration of the festival, so there will be plenty of time to browse and view the work on display.

Image of Paul Zawadzki's oil on canvas painting "Evening Flight", depicting three birds flying across the ocean.
Evening Flight – Paul Zawadzki

As an added attraction, members of Easterly Artists will be on hand throughout the show, to talk about their work and answer any questions from members of the public or would-be artists of all ages.

Image of Vivienne Burns' ceramic piece "Landscape 1", featuring black clay, slips, underglaze colours and glaze.
Landscape 1 (Front) – Vivienne Burns

Opening times: Midday, Saturday 18 June – 2pm, Sunday 19 June (26 hours). Entry is free.

Members taking part in “Art NOW!” are listed below. Visit the Artists page to learn more about them and view examples of their work.

Bill HawardCollage based on line drawing
Chris MilhamModern contemporary art in oil and acrylic
Clare JohnsonPhotographer/Mixed media artist
Fiona ShreeveSculptural ceramics
Geoff Litchfield Collage and mixed media
Harvey BradleyPorcelain pieces featuring expressive brushwork
Hilary BarryFigurative fine artist and painter
Malcolm CudmoreFine art painting and drawing
Marilyn JacksonMixed media and mono printing
Ni GoodingFine art screenprinting
Nina RoffeySculptural assemblages with found objects
Paul ZawadzkiOil and acrylic contemporary landscapes
Simon TurnerMixed media: acrylic on wood and metal
Tricia DavidsonFine art painter and printmaker
Vivienne BurnsLandscape-inspired decoration on a sculptural form