To help mark 20 years of affordable art in style, Affordable Art Fair have teamed up with Jealous artist Dave Buonaguidi to create a limited edition screenprint, created in the jealous print studios, available exclusively at the upcoming autumn fair. Fusing Dave’s typographic style with their fair-theme, ‘Party Like It’s 1999’, this celebratory screenprint not only marks the first fair in ‘99 but promises to pack a punch for years to come.
In a special Live Art session at the fair on the Thursday evening, Dave will be finishing each piece with a glitter overlay of your choice – a great chance to meet the man behind the work, while he personalises your print ready for you to take away that evening.
Affordable Art Fair have created the ultimate party package including your hand-finished limited edition print, a ticket to the Thursday Late View – where we will be celebrating with complimentary cocktails and a live DJ – as well as the opportunity to meet Dave and have your piece finished in your choice of glitter between 5 – 9pm.
Ann-Marie James: ALCHEMY
Alchemy is an exhibition of beautiful contemporary artworks by Ann-Marie James.
Wessex Museums invited Ann-Marie James to delve into the collections of their four partner museums (Wiltshire Museum, Dorset County Museum, Poole Museum and The Salisbury Museum) and choose an object from each to inspire a series of artworks.
She spent a year creating the finished pieces, all in gold or white. Gold derives from the Bush Barrow Lozenge (Wiltshire Museum) and the tale of Bacchus and Midas (Poole Museum); white from the chalk that the Amesbury Archer (The Salisbury Museum) was originally found in, and the white of the Roman mosaic (Dorset County Museum).
Her techniques included drawing, painting, printmaking and gilding with 24ct gold leaf.