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Leanda McConnell Art Exhibition at the Golden Lion Gallery

22 June @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Golden Lion Gallery
The Square
Ramsbury
SN8 2PE

Leanda McConnell at Golden Lion Gallery

22 June – 29 June 2024

Leanda will be showing her first exhibition at Golden Lion Gallery from 22 June – 29 June 2024

After 14 years working at Vogue, Leanda swapped the West End for West Berkshire and started www.leandamccconnell.co.uk, a digital service featuring personalised original artwork as well as hand drawn family illustrations.  Clients have included Badminton Estate, The Retreat at Elcot and The Farm at Avebury.

In this debut body of entirely new paintings, she is looking to evoke the warm spirit of her previous artwork whilst reducing it to an essence of colour and texture.  Whilst the works are abstract, the themes draw on feelings of the coast, summer’s days and dreamlike storms without wishing to influence the viewer’s own interpretation.

“I can’t help but think that when I’m trying to represent abstract feelings like love and happiness, it’s important not to give them too much of a shape.  I’m very influenced by works of poetry and art from the Romantic period and appreciate their interpretation of the beauty and simplicity of the natural world through the ‘One Life’.  When I think about trying to do this myself, only a sort of everything and nothing philosophy seems to make sense.” (Leanda McConnell)

The oil paint is mixed with cold wax and applied thickly with a palette knife.  Tools such as rope, stones and driftwood are then used to create the marks that give more texture in a way that is completely consistent with the theme of the painting.

Address:  Golden Lion Gallery, The Square, Ramsbury SN8 2PE

Dates: Sat 22 – Sat 29 June 2024 inclusive, 9.30am – 5pm, or by appointment outside of these hours

Enquiries via  leandagoldenlion@gmail.com or www.artleanda.co.uk

Follow on Instagram: @leanda08 and @goldenliongalleryramsbury

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Date:
22 June
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Leanda McConnell
Phone
01672 520428
Email
leandagoldenlion@gmail.com
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Golden Lion Gallery
5 The Square
Ramsbury, Wilts SN8 2PE
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Phone
01672 520428
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