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Nov
3
Tue
Britain’s History in age of Brexit @ On Zoom
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
6
Fri
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rachael Weitzman – recent paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Nov
7
Sat
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Nov
8
Sun
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Nov
10
Tue
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rachael Weitzman – recent paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Artemisia Gentileschi @ On Zoom
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
11
Wed
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Rachael Weitzman – recent paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Nov
12
Thu
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Rachael Weitzman – recent paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Nicotine Addiction – Talk @ HLSI
Nov 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Nov
13
Fri
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Rachael Weitzman – recent paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Nov
14
Sat
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Nov
15
Sun
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Nov
16
Mon
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Nov
17
Tue
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Rachael Weitzman – recent paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Laura Cumming: On Chapel Sands @ On Zoom
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
18
Wed
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Rachael Weitzman – recent paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Nov
19
Thu
Exhibition – Rachael Weitzman @ HLSI
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Rachael Weitzman – recent paintings @ Highgate Gallery
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rachael Weitzman – Recent Paintings.  6-19 November 2020  – “Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways”

Rachael Weitzman’s striking paintings of trees will delight anyone who enjoys looking at nature in a fresh and unusual way, and those familiar with Hampstead Heath and Highgate Woods will recognise individual trees and groups of trees in this powerful exhibition.

When Rachael went to the Heath for the first time, she got lost for three hours.  “It was amazing. I completely lost my bearings which I thought was impossible and I loved feeling like I was in an endless wilderness.  I discovered a viaduct that I didn’t know existed and two more ponds.  I couldn’t believe how stunning the huge old trees were.”  She also loves the Highgate Woods area. “There is something really magical about this area of woodland.  It’s so unusual, even outside London, to find such ancient trees in non-agricultural land.  The people who manage it have done such a fantastic job of maintaining it in an un-spoilt way.”

Now she is translating her experience of the trees and woodland into paint.  “I want to convey the things that are so pleasurable to me in the visual experience of walking in the woods.  I want to get a sense of the presence of the trees, of what might be described as their personality.  I like to try and replicate the fine detail and patterning that you get in nature and contrast it with the bright plain of the sky.”

This show is a series of portraits of trees, mainly from the Heath but also from other London parks. Landscape paintings can be vistas or narratives but these focus in on the trees themselves.  The paint forms a lattice of trunks and branches, dappled with light or silhouetted against the sky.  They are characterful and strange rather than pretty or picturesque.  These trees, grouped or individual are all specific, not generic.  “I’m looking at Japanese prints as well as 20th century abstraction.  I’m trying to combine these different elements to produce a particular style of my own that conveys a sense of solidity and scale and does justice to the subject.”

Rachael Weitzman has lived in North London for most of her life and went to Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992.  She taught there for a number of years while painting and exhibiting at various galleries and art spaces in London.

For further information please contact rachaelkirkby@yahoo.co.uk

Instagram Rachaelweitzman

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Cesare deve Morire – film @ HLSI
Nov 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Nov
20
Fri
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.

Nov
21
Sat
HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE @ Lauderdale House
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

HIGHGATE WATERCOLOUR GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBTION AT LAUDERDALE HOUSE: 11 November – 7 December. Opening hours 11am-4pm on any day not booked for a private function.  Please ring LH to check before visiting: 020 8348 8716 or check their website: www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk.