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Artist in Residence

 

We’re hugely looking forward to having John Trigg here over the next two weeks. Do let us know if you’re interested in joining the workshops.

John has lived and worked in Penzance for 25 years and has exhibited widely throughout the UK and Europe. During the residency he will be working in the library, 10am – 4pm, and will be available to talk whilst he works. There will also be a display of John’s drawing books, paintings & sculptures.

WORKSHOPS: Start your own drawing book with John Trigg, including three seminars:

Tuesday 13th February, 11am – 12pm Introductory talk: Books as reference, drawings, notes, beginnings & ideas, drawing instruments. Followed by Q&A.

Friday 16th February, 11am – 12pm Seminar: Ideas on subject, outside connections, everyday life, research & progress. Followed by Q&A.

Thursday 22nd February, 11am – 12pm Seminar: Methods, themes, sequences. What is subject? Re-making experience – what is memory? Perception, observation, imagination.

*£6 members / £8 non-members (for all three sessions, including materials)

Saturday 24th February, 7pm Celebrating the end of John’s residency with drinks & a review of work created. All welcome.

https://www.johntriggartist.com/home

Michael Bird Talk

An invitation to join author Michael Bird at Morrab Library on Saturday 3rd February, from 10.30am, talking about his new book ‘Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories’.
This is a free event – families, children & adults are all welcome

New Course: Windows into… The New Testament

A six session course giving some basic insights into the New Testament.

All welcome, no religious faith or previous knowledge required.

Six sessions, each lasting 2hrs including time for coffee, questions and discussion.

Course fee £12 per person, payable at the second session.

No booking needed, more information from Elly Sheard – reverendelly@gmail.com

Saturday mornings, 10.00am to 12 noon at the Morrab Library 4th, 18th, 25th November & 2nd, 9th, 16th December (NB no session 11th Nov)