Jaywick Martello Tower kicks off 2018 season with exhibition from local artist Carol Dawson

Jaywick Martello Tower is launching its 2018 season with an exhibition of paintings by artist Carol

Jaywick Martello Tower is launching its 2018 season with an exhibition of paintings by artist Carol Dawson, who lives in the village. Picture: CAROL DAWSON - Credit: Archant

The Jaywick Martello Tower is launching its new season with an exhibition of seascapes, wildlife and portraits by local artist Carol Dawson,

The exhibition, Work in Progress: Paintings from Past to Present, will run from Saturday, March 3, to Sunday, May 6, with a preview evening on Friday, March 3.

Mrs Dawson’s paintings present nostalgic visions of Jaywick with its unique coastline, streets and people.

Mrs Dawson, who lives in the village, said: “Nostalgia is one of the main themes of my paintings, I often work from historic photos and Victorian imagery.”

Councillor Susan Barker, the County Council’s cabinet member for culture, community and customer, said: “Jaywick Martello Tower’s exhibitions do a great job of celebrating the unique culture and scenery of that area of Essex while providing a platform for local artists to display their work.”


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For more see www.jaywickmartello.org

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