Painting by Rosa Doyle from Fruit Saloon exhibition at St Margaret's House London

Fruit Saloon Exhibition – St Margaret’s House London

February 19, 2018 5:36 am

I would like to invite you to ‘Fruit Saloon’ an exhibition of recent paintings on display at The Gallery Cafe in St Margaret’s House  Bethnal Green London. The new works are inspired by my recent reflections on veganism, imported goods and what makes something exotic, following my travels in Peru.

The private view will take place at 7 -9pm on thursday 5th of April 2018 as part of east London first thursdays.

St. Margaret’s House is a charity  that has been supporting community, creativity and wellbeing in Bethnal Green since 1889. The exhibition will take place at the Gallery Cafe which is a plant based cafe which is part of St Margaret’s House.

‘We take great pride in working to increase access to opportunities and cultural programming through the provision of low-cost and free events, exhibitions, workshops, and classes.’

I will also be running a free pigment making workshop on friday the 13th of April to coincide with this exhibition. Details to follow.

to read more about St. Margaret’s House and The Gallery Cafe please click here.

Fruit Saloon Exhibition St Margaret's House London painting by Rosa Doyle

This exhibition focuses on paintings inspired by a recent stay in a small village in Peru, on the edge of the Amazon Jungle. Working with natural pigments and foraged materials found around the Peruvian Inca Heartland Rosa has used seeds, bark, roots, stones and clay to create some of the works in this exhibition.

Processing raw materials to create natural watercolours this exhibition investigates how we relate to nature and what makes something exotic.

Upon her return to London, Rosa created variety of Exotic fruit and vegetables using synthetic watercolour in response to our unnatural relationship with the food we eat and where it comes from. Rosa is an artist and designer working within the mediums of painting, printmaking and textile art. She graduated from Camberwell College of Art, University of the Arts London in 2009.

 

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