Break with Paul Nicholls 2014
We are delighted that Mithian artist
Paul Nicholls will be hosting a five night Painting Break at Rose in Vale in
2014, from Sunday 28th September.
Paul studied at Epsom, Portsmouth
and Brighton Colleges of Art, and was a Teacher and Head Teacher in Cornwall
for 34 years before painting full time from 2006. Based in Mithian, he
makes driftwood constructions and paints a wide variety of subjects, often with
an affinity toward the sea, figures and landscapes. He is represented by
the Lander Gallery, Truro and has been a member of the Newlyn Society of
Artists since 1973. His work is in the public collection of the Royal
Cornwall Museum, Truro.
Paul was a prize winner in an
international competition sponsored by the Arts Council and the Barclays
Premiership in 2007. Recently he has had exhibitions in Exeter; Plough
Arts Centre, Torrington; Highwayman's Gallery, Bury St Edmunds and
Falmouth Art Gallery. He holds an annual exhibition here in Mithian at
the beginning of June. His sculpture is on display at the Olympic Sailing
Centre in Weymouth.
The Painting Break will consist of a
series of workshops at various locations around Cornwall, including a day
painting at Falmouth Art Gallery. There is even a cartoon workshop
The Painting Break runs for five
nights, staying at the Rose in Vale Hotel, and will include breakfast and
dinner on each day, with personal tuition from Paul.
Paul says he is looking forward with
great enthusiasm to running the Painting Break for Rose in Vale. His
knowledge of local subjects and his interest in different techniques, plus his
passion for individual development will make this experience useful for the
self-development of the participants. "It will never be just a 'copy
me' exercise. I want to nurture individual talent and develop confidence
to take away lasting memories of a very special time in this part of
Price includes: Personal daily tuition, welcome drinks reception, dinner, bed
and breakfast for 5 nights and VAT. Price does not include: Transport to
Painting Venue. Guests are required to arrange their own transport in
their own vehicles please, with car share on location a popular option.
Call our friendly booking team for more information.