In a follow up to the young people’s exhibition of 2016 Members of children’s art charity ST-ART have been working on their drawing and observation techniques. In a response to a visit to Thornton Abbey they have been created an exhibition of artwork exploring the local landscape from a young person’s perspective.
Grimsby born artist Melvyn Petterson has spent most of his professional life in London as one of the directors of Artichoke Print Workshop, an open access facility in Brixton. Now in semi-retirement he has returned to his native Lincolnshire and has immediately immersed himself in the landscape. This collection fo work spans the period from 1983-2018 and includes landscapes from Southern France, Cyprus, Wales, London and of course Lincolnshire.