Two painters to hold Sea and Sky exhibition

Artists Angelo Lopez and Ken Harvey outside Ellis House in Bayswater. Picture: Kristie Lim
Artists Angelo Lopez and Ken Harvey outside Ellis House in Bayswater. Picture: Kristie Lim

TWO painting friends will showcase their love for the sea and sky at an upcoming exhibition in Bayswater.

Swan Valley resident Ken Harvey and Bayswater resident Angelo Lopez will be holding their Sea and Sky exhibition at Ellis House from August 22 to September 8.

There will be an opening event on August 25 at 3pm.

The duo, who met at Ellis House, have painted 40 artworks featuring natural elements of the sea and native birds.

Artists Angelo Lopez and Ken Harvey outside Ellis House in Bayswater. Picture: Kristie Lim

Harvey, the former president of the community art centre, said his works reflected the sea in his hometown Devon.

“I have it (painting) in my blood and I can’t help it,” he said.

He said he liked painting old memories on canvases because he could embrace what he missed.

Lopez said art was universal and for everyone to enjoy.

“I’ve painted local birds because I think they bring a lot of joy to people because they are probably the most common native animal that we see here,” he said.

“For me, painting is very enjoyable and it is a way of bringing out the life and the world around you.”

THE ESSENTIALS

What: Sea and Sky exhibition

Where: Ellis House, 116 Milne Street, Bayswater

When: August 22 to September 8, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sundays, 10am to 5pm

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