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Snape: Artist brings vitality to images left otherwise neglected online

PUBLISHED: 11:00 01 September 2014

Suffolk artist Sophie Elinor Martin is exhibiting her latest work in a solo show called Found taking place at Snape Maltings.

Suffolk artist Sophie Elinor Martin is exhibiting her latest work in a solo show called Found taking place at Snape Maltings.

A Suffolk artist has been overjoyed with the response to her latest solo exhibition, which continues at Snape Maltings until Thursday.

Suffolk artist Sophie Elinor Martin is exhibiting her latest work in a solo show called Found taking place at Snape Maltings.Suffolk artist Sophie Elinor Martin is exhibiting her latest work in a solo show called Found taking place at Snape Maltings.

Sophie Elinor Martin, from Clopton, near Woodbridge, has already built a reputation for her charcoal animal paintings, some of which were last year chosen to market high quality British beef for export.

For her latest show, Found, which opened over the weekend at The Workshop, Snape Maltings, she was inspired by the idea of bringing a new identity to uncredited online images abandoned in cyberspace.

The former Suffolk College student and Norwich University of the Arts graduate, said the opening had been “fantastic”, with more than 80 people in attendance.

Sophie will be donating 5% of sales to UNICEF and in particular the children of Gaza. She has already given a portion proceeds from five sales to charities this year.

The remains of an outdoor classroom set alight in Ipswich’s Christchurch Park have again been hit by fire.

Birch Farm Nursery in Hintlesham, which was given an ‘inadequate’ Ofsted in December, has made significant progress to gain the requires improvement rating on its re-inspection last month.

A 51-year-old benefit cheat who was overpaid £26,000 has been sentenced to a six month supervision order.

Kesgrave Town Council has laid on an event to help older people who struggle to get out or experience loneliness.

Skilled inmates at a Suffolk open prison should be put to use repairing the building, a report suggests.

Here’s a roof top view taken across busy Fore hamlet in Ipswich as the sun goes down.

Parish councillors in a west Suffolk village have recommended controversial plans for 100 homes be refused amid infrastructure concerns.

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