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  • Nerys Johnson Contemporary Art Fund
    through the Nerys Johnson Contemporary Art Fund NJCA Fund The purpose of the NJCA Fund is to assist institutions to acquire paintings by artists whose work is distinctive in its imaginative use of colour All media are eligible Special consideration will be given to galleries institutions that actively use their collections in educational programmes The NJCA Fund works directly with the professional staff from the gallery Approaches can be made at any time during the year starting a period of consultation which might involve a site visit to the gallery and a viewing of the work prior to a decision being taken by the Trust Grants will normally be up to 6 000 though larger grants may be considered Grants may be for the outright purchase of a painting or for a proportion of the purchase price supplementing contributions from other grant giving bodies Once a grant is awarded it should be publicly acknowledged in press releases on gallery labels and other publicity information produced by the successful institution Notice of the award will be entered on the Fund s own website The grants awarded click on each for further information Falmouth Art Gallery Trevor Bell Salisbury Library Galleries Fujio

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  • Cards for Sale of works by artist Nerys Johnson
    12 10 greeting cards 12cm x 17cm blank inside selected from the above eight plus two post cards at 14 plus postage 2 for one set of cards 3 for two sets You may indicate which cards you prefer using the codes provided above or we can select them for you To order please contact Alison or Shlomit at njcaf enquiries gmail com or by phone 0208 8862558 07963 625292

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  • Public collections featuring work by Nerys Johnson
    Hospitals Victoria Albert Museum London Walker Art Gallery Liverpool Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester Please check beforehand if you wish to visit to see work by Nerys Few galleries are able to display all their holdings at any one time and collections of watercolours and drawings are normally rotated as a matter of policy to limit exposure to the damaging effects of light Also many of these institutions are active lenders

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  • Biography of Nerys Johnson, artist
    hospital for childhood arthritis and by her own account it was the colouring books brought to her there that initially sparked off her interest in painting In 1961 she went to study Fine Art Painting and Art History at King s College University of Durham and made her home in the North East After graduating she taught Art for two years and in 1967 was appointed Keeper of Fine Art at the Laing Art Gallery Newcastle In 1970 aged 28 she became Keeper in Charge of the Durham Light Infantry DLI Museum and Art Gallery Durham and went on to establish a national reputation as an innovative curator with wide ranging interests As far as time allowed given her demanding role she would draw and paint Initially her focus was mainly on abstracts and landscapes and as late as the mid 1990s she was working on landscapes and townscapes notably during two trips to Venice However over the years she had become increasingly absorbed in drawing and painting flower and plant forms In 1989 due to deteriorating health she took early retirement and was then able to devote herself fully to her artwork Her output was prodigious and her works were displayed in numerous exhibitions either as sole artist or contributor Increasingly confined to her flat the inspiration she drew from flowers and foliage intensified Flowers from her garden or brought by her many friends enabled her to get in close to her subject matter exploring colour and structure in near abstract compositions She was also interested in flowers as they budded bloomed and faded her awareness of the tradition of painting flowers as emblems of mortality running parallel to her concern with movement structure line and contrast With the help of a devoted body of assistants Nerys was able

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  • Nerys Johnson website contact details
    relating to the Estate and collection including grants sales exhibitions and copyright Artistic Adviser Julian Spalding 90 Grassmarket Edinburgh EH1 2JR Tel 0131 226 3798 Email Julian Spalding ukgateway net Grants and general advice about Nerys s work Enquiries and Sales Alison Wilcock njcaf enquiries gmail com General enquiries viewing works and sales Website Administrator Alison Glew Tel 0773 258 5959 email aj glew ntlworld com Any comments relating to

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  • Circle: burnished by Nerys Johnson
    Circle burnished bmi 66 1966 oil on board 92 cm x 92 cm 350 framed Copyright Nerys Johnson Estate 2010 Page updated 30 August 2011 Next item in this group

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  • Untitled: red, orange, yellow and blue by Nerys Johnson
    blk 60 1960 gouache on board 91 5 cm x 91 5 cm 350 framed Copyright Nerys Johnson Estate 2010 Page updated 2 August 2014 Previous item in this group

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  • Untitled: yellow & ochre on dark green by Nerys Johnson
    1960 oil on board 81 cm x 55 5 cm SOLD with bmg 60 and bmh 60 Copyright Nerys Johnson Estate 2010 Page updated 27 February 2016 Previous item in

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