Yarmouth proves its astonishing creative pedigree with gallery exhibition in town’s library

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Exhibition curator Harriet Thomas-Bush.

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Exhibition curator Harriet Thomas-Bush. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

From brilliant blooms to coastal scenes and abstracts - Great Yarmouth library galleries will be alive with talent and colour this week.

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Artist Ian Walker with his work.
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Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Artist Ian Walker with his work. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Some ten artists - many of them well-known professionals - will display their work in the town from today, Tuesday, to 2pm on Saturday.

They are exhibiting for the first time as part of a newly-formed group Eastern Contemporary Artists.

Among those showing their work are Geoffrey Chatten, Rachel Thomas, Lesley Storey, Edward Bush and Ginette Amis.

Mrs Thomas, who is known for her bold use of colour, said the group was keen to attract new members whether seasoned professionals or super-talented novices.

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Artists, Ed Bush, Lesley Storey and Ia

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Artists, Ed Bush, Lesley Storey and Ian Walker. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher


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The main criteria was that work had to be of a high standard.

She said the aim of the group was to encourage each other, share tips, enjoy trips out to galleries, and to exchange ideas about art.

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She said an artist's life was often solitary so it was good to meet up with other like-minded people.

All of the 60 or so works on display will be for sale.

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Artist Ian Walker with his work.
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Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Artist Ian Walker with his work. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

To find out more about the group visit their Facebook page by clicking here.

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Artist Lesley Storey with her work.
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Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Artist Lesley Storey with her work. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Artist Ed Bush with his work.
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Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Artist Ed Bush with his work. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Artist Ed Bush with his work.
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Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Artist Ed Bush with his work. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Eastern contemporary artists exhibition at Yarmouth Library. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

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