A fantasy Rye takes centre stage in new art exhibition

Rye Art Gallery new show

Rye Art Gallery new show

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Richard Adams is a widely exhibited artist living and working in Rye.

Adams grew up in Wiltshire in the 1960’s. He studied illustration at Leicester Polytechnic and went on to freelance, winning many illustration awards during the 1980’s. He began to exhibit his personal work in 1991 and has shown ever since and he devotes all his time to creating works for exhibition.

His work depicts the countryside and seaside, and are flights of fancy creating a happy world peopled with characters in simple, domestic and rural pursuits.

His work will appeal to anyone who is in love with the town and its surrounding area, as he celebrates in paint the life of Rye and its inhabitants, with titles such as Winchelsea Garden, Rye Air, Made Of The Harbour and The Fossil Hunters. The show at Rye Art Gallery opens this weekend and runs until April 23 alongside a new exhibition from Rye Society Of Artists. Open 11-4pm daily.