The Zeppelin on Margate Sands.

Resting Place. Exhibition of new work by Artist in Residence Dawn Cole.

The work begins

September 14, 2012

The work begins.

I am running a Perspex etching workshop at Turner Contemporary this Sat 28 May. The workshop will take its inspiration from the work of Ellen Harvey whose installation is currently being exhibited at Turner C. Really looking forward to the day.

Come and meet artist Dawn Cole, who is based in Birchington. Working primarily in print, her work for the past 3 years has been made in response to a number of archives and in particular the archive of her Great Aunt Clarice Spratling – a First World War nurse. Reading Between the Lines is an ongoing body of work that explores Clarice’s belongings and writings and seeks to bring alive the experiences of this young woman. Clarice Spratling came from a family whose associations with Thanet can be traced back to the 13th century, and whose family ancestry includes the notorious Adam Spratling, former owner of the Ellington Park estate, who murdered his wife in 1652 and was tried and hanged at Sandwich in 1653.

This informal talk and Q&A runs for 30 minutes, on
Thurs  24 February at 11.30am.
The Old Custom Coffee House has planned a special two-course lunch @ £9.50 for visitors to the talk, which will be served afterwards for anyone that wishes to stay.

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