Judy Hurst – Illumination: the Gateway to Eternity

Exquisite intricate works of art, some inspired by the Museum’s own collection, will be on display as contemporary artist Judy Hurst returns with her latest selling works of art.

Specialising in the historic and traditional technique of painting on vellum (calfskin), a method used for making illuminated manuscripts from medieval times onward; her work is informed by her knowledge, respect and deep love of nature, wildlife and Northern heritage as well as the patterns she believes are fundamental to existence.

The vivid colour and design in Hurst’s work acknowledge the eternal microcosms found throughout the universe, from the smallest structures in nature to the celestial galaxies and beyond. It’s also inspired by the patterns and layout of Anglo-Savon manuscripts, particularly the large and decorative ‘carpet’ pages that often feature at the beginning of the text/opening of a work.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to purchase your own piece of her work or start the Christmas shopping early or simply admire the quality of the images.

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Adult                                                                     £14.00
Concession                                                          £12.00

Christmas Market Weekend – 13 – 15 December
Adult                                                                     £5.00
Children (Under 18)                                          £2.50

Prices for single day entry, only valid over the duration of the Christmas Festival.

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