Wimborne & Blandford Decorative & Fine Arts Society
Wimborne & Blandford Decorative & Fine Arts Society
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DateLecture
20 March 2017Pots of Art from Grayson Perry
20 February 2017The Ups and Downs of the Impressionists along the Seine
16 January 2017The Mystery of Holbein’s “Ambassadors“
12 December 2016That Pretty German Toy – Musings on the Christmas Tree
21 November 2016Original Grand Designs – The Renaissance / Industrialism and Revival
17 October 2016Edwin Lutyens, Architect to Dolls, Dukes and Dynasties
18 July 2016The Huguenot silk weavers of Spitalfields: from riches to rags
20 June 2016Face Games - the history and mystery of cryptoportraits in European art
16 May 2016Edvard Munch - the man who painted souls
18 April 2016Durer - The Italian and Northern Renaissance

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Pots of Art from Grayson Perry
Harry Fletcher BA MA in Ed . DipFA
Monday 20 March 2017

Harry taught art, design and printmaking for over 20 years and he was Head of Art & Design in a large comprehensive school.  He was an “A” level examiner in the History of Art and a GCSE Moderator of Art.  As an Open University Tutor he worked with Simon Nicholson, the son of Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson.   For 10 years he lead Saga Art Appreciation holidays around Europe.   He is a portrait painter and has had work short–listed for the RA Summer Exhibition.

Not everyone can put a name to his face but Grayson Perry CBE is instantly recognisable by most people.  He is an artist best known for his ceramic vases and cross–dressing.  His vases have classical forms and are decorated in bright colours displaying subjects at odds with their attractive appearance.  He is also an accomplished painter – again in bright colours but often with eccentric subject matters.  Harry will tell us more about this unusual but highly talented man.