Author Archives: katecochrane

April

The world has changed since March with social distancing, shops closed, quiet roads and constant worrying news. To help our local artists & makers the Frome Open Art Trail will now be the Frome Virtual Art Trail to take place … Continue reading

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March

During February I spent time helping to prepare for the Frome Open Art Trail, and there are now 71 artists ready to show their work in 29 venues in and around Frome. The event takes place during the Frome Festival … Continue reading

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January 2020

January has started with reading the books given to me over Christmas, doing my tax return (now done), tidying the studio, catching up with admin for the Black Swan Guild and for the Frome Open Art Trail. Also meeting up … Continue reading

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November & December

The autumn colours have come and gone and now Winter is officially here with bright cold days. November was a month of painting and preparing for the Black Swan Guild’s Small & Mighty. Having decided to do a number of … Continue reading

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October

August and September filled up with preparations for SAW (Somerset Art Weeks) and the Black Swan Guild exhibition in the Round Tower, Frome. My paintings were shown at the Old Stores in Evercreech which was full of an eclectic mix … Continue reading

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August

The last few weeks have gone past rapidly: the Frome Open Studios Art Trail was enjoyed by all those who visited as well as the participating artists. Since then the Black Swan Guild have been preparing for the September Exhibition … Continue reading

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June

June is turning into a busy month – I have finally started painting the commission from Australia, which I will work on over the next few weeks. Alongside there are paintings to finish for the July Art Trail in Frome … Continue reading

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May

May started with the inaugural exhibition of the Black Swan Guild which continues til the 21st May at the Round Tower, Black Swan Arts, Frome. The newly formed Guild has 13 founder members and I have been chosen as Chair. … Continue reading

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April 2019

March has finished when I spent most of the time setting the Art Trail brochure for the Frome Open Studios. Off to the printers on the 10th April with the brochures out in time for the Frome Art Fair on … Continue reading

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February 2019

Now we are in February and my first 5 weeks of teaching about pastels in Trowbridge Town Hall is already finished. Much was learnt and all went away with pastel covered fingers and tables! The painting for the 50 Bees … Continue reading

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