The Grammar Art Show has announced local artist Jenie Fawckner as the feature artist for its 2020 annual exhibition, this year being staged on March 28 and 29.

Originally from Central Queensland, Jenie Fawckner now lives on a little farm north of Toowoomba. She enjoys a range of art mediums including still life, landscape oil painting and screen printing, and her very  textured modern impressionist landscapes are proving very popular at present. “I love to see the beauty in everything. Often the landscapes or items I find are pretty ordinary to the eye, but I have learnt to see them in a different way,” explains Fawckner. For two weeks prior to the Art Show, the feature artist’s paintings will be displayed on the Grammar Art Trail at 10  businesses around Toowoomba.

The magnificent High Tea Pavilion at the Grammar Art Show also will feature local artist Wendy Roche, who is inspired by the early impressionist painters. Roche’s impressionistic photography is evocative and painterly with effects caught in-camera.  The Art Show will have more than 800 pieces of art from 250 artists, providing a diverse range and offering something for everyone’s taste and budget. Previews of the art can be seen on Facebook and Instagram @grammarARTshow, with new images posted daily in the six weeks prior to the show. This annual event is held shortly before the Easter school holidays. Tickets for opening night and high tea are available online. Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment, as they often sell out. The Art Show and cafe are open 10am to 4pm, with door entry into the Art Show $5 on 28 and 29 March. Visit the Grammar Art Show website for more information, tickets and to view the Grammar Art Trail locations.

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