RICK HOLMES – ARTIST
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Gearing Up for 1st Surrey Hills Plein Air Exhibition at Denbies 23rd -29th January
The Surrey Hills Plein Air Group are holding their first exhibition of work painted outside on a Friday morning from locations mainly in Surrey. All are welcome and there is NO admission fee.
My paintings I am showing are below
Some recent Paintings
I am delighted to show you some of my recent paintings. Mostly oils but with some pastels.
Paintings from a recent trip to Bere Ferrers
Some Plein Air Paintings
I have just been informed that my Pastel painting ” Looking towards Noss Mayo ” has just won the prestigious Boden prize for the Painting of Exceptional Quality at the 73rd Chelsea Art Society Exhibition . The exhibition is on at The Chelsea Old Town Hall until Monday 20th June at 2-00pm. As you can imagine I am absolutely blown away . Prizes dont come around very often .
Some recent paintings of Classic Vehicles
During the recent Jubilee celebrations there were some classic vehicle shows both in Elstead and Thursley the next village. Cant resist an old car.
I have just heard that I have a painting selected for the TALP Open 2022 Exhibition which is being held at Patchings Art Centre Calverton NG14 6NU from 14th July to 17th July.
Some oil paintings done during the recent wonderful spring weather.
Pastel Society Update
Unfortunately I just missed out on being selected a member of The Pastel Society this year.
As you can imagine very disappointed.
I have two paintings selected for this years Appart Exhibition held at Priors Field School just outside Godalming ,Surrey. The exhibition runs from 9th April to 24th April. Paintings , ceramics and jewellery and shown inside but the sculpures exhibited outside are to die for. Not to be missed.
Of the four submissions to the Pastel Society Exhibition 2022 I have just been informed that I was successful in having two selected. They are
The four below were the original submissions that were accepted for consideration for the actual exhibition.
My oil painting was selected for this years ROI exhibition at The Mall Galleries in London. Very excited and pleased apparently over 1700 paintings have been whittled down to 122. The exhibition was on from 24th November to 5th December 21.
A few recent paintings
I show below some paintings completed on a recent trip to Devon.