If you are looking for a unique and original gift this year, then the Lilford Gallery in Canterbury is a good place to start.
Art lover David Lilford has launched this trendy, high quality fine art gallery about 15 years ago and now offers works by heavy weights of British art culture such as David Hockney, Sir Anthony Gormley, Damien Hirst, Tracy Emin, Billy Childish, Anita Klein, Banksy, Rachel Whiteread, Maria Rivans and many more. Ric W. Horner was one of the first artists to be represented.
3 PALACE STREET CANTERBURY CT1 2DY
Open 9.30am – 5pm Mon – Sat / 11am -4pm Sun
The large black & white seascape below was bought by the well-known British comedian Ricky Gervais in 2009
Below: Ric’s snow fields on display next to Tracy Emin’s ink drawings
Below: Pompeii Exhibition – summer 2013
Ric lived at 1-18 Reeves Yard Whitstable from 2002-13 and revamped this old industrial studio in 2012 in order to re-opened it to the public with a rolling exhibition of finished pieces..
Press Release for his latest Open Day on Saturday, 4th May 2013 …..“With the spring weather still evasive, Kent’s finest artist brings sunshine to your home all year round. Ric W. Horner is opening his gallery doors on Saturday, 4th May to present his own, personal colours of the rainbow. He captures moments and places like no camera can. The vividness and energy of his seascapes instantly transport the viewer to the coast on a glorious Summer day complete with breathtaking sunsets – with his passion and love evident in every single piece. “
The singer of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band appeared for a
spontaneous performance of Bill Wither’s song ‘Ain’t no sunshine’. Furthermore, we were very lucky to have the brilliant singer Anukai Arun (aka Tanjalala) from Austria performing for us with a stunning repertoire of intuitive sounds.