Online exhibit raising money for young carers

Peter Brown's painting of Gentleman's Row is one of 140 works of art up for sale at Enfield Art Circle's online exhibition
Peter Brown’s painting of Gentleman’s Row is one of 140 works of art up for sale at Enfield Art Circle’s online exhibition

Janet Benge from Enfield Art Circle introduces the group’s annual exhibition

At Enfield Art Circle we are inviting you to our first online exhibition, showcasing artistic talents from more than 30 of our members, made up of local painters and ceramicists.

Works range from creative abstract works to stunning landscapes and figurative styles – all well worth exploring.

Enfield Art Circle was started back in 1932 by local artists and it has continued without a break – even throughout the war years – to the present day. Every year since being founded, members of the group have held exhibitions to celebrate local creative talent.

For the past ten years, we have organised a summer exhibition at Capel Manor. Their generosity in providing us with facilities has been invaluable, but because of the coronavirus, like many others, we could not offer an open exhibition this year. Undaunted, we are now putting our skills to the test with an online show instead.

The exhibition opened at the end of October and will continue until Christmas Eve. You can browse our paintings and ceramics at your leisure, and many works will be available to purchase. A charitable donation, taken from 10% of sales proceeds, will be put towards Enfield Young Carers, which supports young people who are involved in caring for a relative. We hope you will help us support others by purchasing from this exhibition – each sale will make a difference.

We are always keen to welcome any new members, both experienced and inexperienced, professional and amateur, with an interest in exploring the creative arts. So do consider joining us as a way of expanding your interests. During ‘normal’ times, we offer a range of activities such as talks, demonstrations, practical sessions, occasional workshops, outings to places of artistic interest, and we also support some local art classes.

Details of how to join us, our history and what we do are on our website at enfieldartcircle.org.

To see Enfield Art Circle’s online art exhibition:
Visit enfieldartcircle.org/art2020