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C-Art exhibition opening

14 September 2014 / Events / Arts / Culture / Exhibition

Jules Cadie will be at Thorney How on Friday 19th September. Come and see the exhibition, meet the artist, explore the woodland installations. Buy an artwork!

This special preview event will be from 4pm to 6pm. Drinks will be available from the bar plus light snacks.

You can stay and book a meal from 6.30pm. Accommodation is also available.

Jules Cadie - Submissive Trunk - installation at Thorney How

Jules has created a blog documenting his interventions and installation in the woodland at Thorney How.

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Jules Cadie has collected together paintings, wooden structures, fleece, found elements and has brought these pieces together at Thorney How illustrating his fascination with the natural elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water. His imagery represents the relationships between these four elements and their impact on the natural world through growth, development, decay and regeneration.

Thorney How is surrounded by the huge landscape of the Lake District, but Jules draws the viewers eye into the detail of root and rock, twig and fungi. There is a sense of wonder, yet also a very elemental hands on touch to his objects and painting that is both very accessible and marvelous.

C-Art is an annual countywide visual arts programme in Cumbria, focussing on Cumbrian Artists and locations and is co-ordinated by Eden Arts.

Over 150 artists, designers and independent galleries have opened their doors during the last 2 weeks of September to the public along with numerous art and craft workshops, demonstrations and special exhibitions taking place throughout the county.

Jules Cadie - C-Art Exhibition

7 September 2014 / Gardening / Events / Arts

Cumbria Artists Open Studios 13-28th Sept 2014
We are thrilled to be hosting another C-Art Open Studios Exhibition again this year.
Cumbria Artist, Jules Cadie will be transforming our dining room and reception gallery spaces with his paintings and wooden constructions along with an installation on the aptly named Thorney How, this is the rocky mound in our grounds after which the property is named.
See the C-Art gallery page here.

Jules Cadie Painting

Jules bases his work on direct observation of the natural environment, and for this occasion, from the strange and curious world of Thorney How, by fusing natural and synthetic pigments and materials.

The exhibition at Thorney How will feature paintings, handmade wooden artefacts and an ongoing installation with the grounds.

We will bring you updates as the work progresses and Jules will be blogging himself during the period of the exhibition.

You can visit his personal website here.

Visitors to the exhibition are welcome between 1pm and 9pm every day. Please ring our bell if you arrive before 3.30pm as the hostel will be closed to guests until then.

C-Art Exhibition - Debbie Yare

13 September 2013 / Arts / Culture / Photography

We are proud to be included in this years C-Art Open Studios, taking place 14th – 29th September 2013.

Thorney How is presenting the work of artist Debbie Yare.

We are open to the public daily from 12 midday to 5pm.

C-Art Logo

C-Art Open Studios is a visual art and design festival that takes place across the Lake District and Cumbria every year. From the 14 – 29 September 2013, 162 artists, designers and independent galleries open their doors to the public, situated in some of the UK’s most picturesque towns and villages.

C-Art website

Thorney How on C-Art

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Debbie Yare

Fine Artist and Photographer
Specialising in contemporary landscapes

Debbie originally qualified as an Illustrator in 1994 and then completed her BA (Hons.) Degree in Fine Art in 2005.

THe exhibition at Thorney How features landscapes that she loves to visit particularly places near her home on Morecambe Bay in North West England.

Her love of walking, being outdoors and the landscapes that she finds have inspired her to produce a new series of paintings, drawings and photographs.

Debbie will be joining us at Thorney How on Sunday 15th September and Saturday 21st September. You can meet with her and talk about her work, techniques and ideas.

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You can find our more about Debbie’s work here:

Debbie Yare’s Blog

Debbie Yare’s Facebook Page

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