Archive for August, 2012

 

Hall for Cornwall | Carousel Cornwall

Carousel Horses Project at the Hall for Cornwall exhibtion dates -28 Aug – 2 Sep

'Sterren ~ A Star For Cornwall' ~ Carousel Cornwall ~ Chris Billington

‘Sterren ~ A Star For Cornwall’ ~ Carousel Cornwall ~ Chris Billington

I am delighted to be one of 20 artists selected by Hall For Cornwall for their Carousel Horses Project with my painting for my exhibition piece ‘Sterren ~ A Star For Cornwall’ on display in the Carousel Cornwall Exhibition Of Ideas at the HFC later this week.

Sterren is of course Cornish for star, and I think quite an appropriate name for a Carousel Horse for Hall For Cornwall, home of the stars.

Painted in my usual colourful and bold style, and drawing on my Cornish heritage, Sterren is a large bright Cornish Gold star, surrounded by a carpet of sparkling stars and planets all set on a backdrop of deep blue to signify the colour of the Cornish sea all complemented with contrasting shades of blue.

Further information on the Hall For Cornwall project can be found here

Carousel Cornwall





BIG BANG for Sequoia Tees

BIG BANG ~ Chris Billington

I am delighted to present BIG BANG, my third exclusive piece of work for Sequoia Tees.

As with my previous design last year – ‘Magnetic Sun’, and ‘The 29th Day’ from February 29th of this year, ‘BIG BANG’ will be limited to 100 Tees in total and will only be available through Sequoia.

 





Studio News

Studio News from the Cornish Studio of British Art Modernist ~ Chris Billington

Studio News from the Cornish Studio of British Art Modernist ~ Chris Billington

The latest Studio News.   Following on from my recently well received ‘2012 ~ Signs, Secrets & Symbols’ exhibition at The ARThouse Gallery in Bournemouth I am once again very busy in my studio, engaged in some exciting new projects.

My recently completed ‘Sterren ~ A Star For Cornwall’ which was painted for the Hall For Cornwall’s Carousel Cornwall is now at the framers and will be exhibited at the HFC Assembly Room on Private View on Friday 24 August and then will go on public display from Tuesday 28 August until Sunday 2 September. Further details can be found at the link below.

BIG BANG! my third exclusive piece for Sequoia Tees will be making it’s debut on Thursday 16 August and is a continuation of my previous style for the company.

I am currently working on something for exhibition in Berlin later in the year, this will be my second time in Berlin, and in the coming week I shall be starting work on ‘Gyllyngvase XV’ and also the first paintings for my Christmas Exhibition.

Carousel Cornwall





Bournemouth Echo feature July 2012

Chris Billington ~ '2012 ~ Signs, Secrets & Symbols' ~ Bournemouth Echo

Chris Billington ~ '2012 ~ Signs, Secrets & Symbols' ~ Bournemouth Echo 2





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