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ADAM HENNESSEY SMILE Editions Closing Sale THIS SAT 4.00-7.00pm

ADAM HENNESSEY
SMILE
Editions Closing Sale

CLOSING  Drinks Party
SATURDAY 4th March 2017
4.00 . 7.00 PM

SMILE Editions Closing Drinks Party

To celebrate the end of this exhibition on Saturday 4th March, Adam Hennessy will hold a closing party. A whole wall will be hung with 24 small sized paintings on Botanical paper, unframed each measuring 35 x 24.5 cm. Each work will be sold at the event for £150 including VAT on a first come first served basis.
The paintings are small versions of the large canvases in the show including Alphabet finger, Fat lamb, Manhole cover, Hawk, Smile, Squawk and Man perspective.
Hennessey is a very British painter, his small and joyful canvasses and works on paper examine and extend a certain kind of Britishness both in terms of how they are painted and in terms of the wry humor they display. Influenced by the colour palette of Prunella Clough, Ivon Hitchens and Paul Nash, these paintings share a fascination with mark making, and a creamy brush stroke that gives a beautiful and rich surface to the works.


Notes for Editors:
Last year Adam Hennessey finished a one year course at Turps Banana Art School and won the Darbyshire emerging artist award, he was selected for the Creekside Open and the Oriel Davies Open, and included in group shows at both the Herrick and Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes galleries and has had a painting added to the Groucho collection. He was shortlisted for the WW solo award.