Penelope Timmis lives in Shropshire. She studied at the Froebel Institute in Roehampton and in Shrewsbury. After a break to bring up her family she returned to painting. Since then, she has had various solo and joint exhibitions and has sold regularly. Now an established painter she exhibits throughout Wales and the West of England. Penelope won best entry with the Royal Birmingham Society of the Arts (RBSA) in 2009 and was shortlisted for the Daily Mail “Not the Turner” prize in 2004. A fellow of the Royal Society Arts (RSA) she supports Shelta Cymru and their art auctions and presented an exhibition for the Prince’s Trust. Penelope is an elected Associate of the Birmingham Society of the Arts and an Associate of the Society of Women Artists. “Colour and movement are what I look for in all that I see around me and I hope are reflected in my paintings.”
The Shropshire Art Society is holding its Autumn Exhibition at the Bear Steps Gallery, Shrewsbury, from October 2nd to 14th, excluding Sunday.
It will be open from 10 am to 4 pm daily, but closing at 3 pm on the 14th. Again, a very varied show in this lovely building.
Free Entry into Shropshire’s largest holistic gathering with over 100 exhibitors and 20 speakers from around the UK. Now in its 16th year and visited by thousands over the years, this free exhibition offers everything under one roof for those interested in Healing & Complementary Therapies. The 2017 line up of speakers will include: Ben Calder, Carol Cumber, Caroline Rolling, Caroline Waterstone , Chris Quartermaine, Chris Thorn, Dr Helen Ford, Dr Matthew Lindley, Jen Hawkins, Jenny Brooke , Juli Moran, Louise Birch, Louise Wade, Mags O’Brien, Marjorie Jones, Nia Davies, Nick Cumber, Rebecca Dove-Thomas, Sue Gould, Suzanne McGill. Children welcome and plenty of free parking.