EAAF is also committed to supporting the local artistic community. We do this by supporting exhibitions, creating art education opportunities, bringing our members and artists together through events and studio visits and organising selling shows.

EAAF is keen to create opportunities for local artists to show and sell their work. Every few years we organise an Open Art Show at Norwich Castle which generates income for both the artists and ourselves via commissions and submission fees. In 2018 the Open Art Show Inheritance was organised alongside The Square Box on the Hill, an exhibition celebrating the 900 year history of Norwich Castle.

Inheritance was selected by a panel of invited judges; Penelope Hughes-Stanton – Director of North House Gallery, Manningtree; Sandy Heslop – Professor of Visual Arts, University of East Anglia; Lloyd De Beer - The Ferguson Curator of Medieval Europe, The British Museum. From a record-breaking 895 submissions they selected a remarkable exhibition of 129 works. We plan to hold another Norwich Castle Open Art Show in 2021.

Take a look at the work of some of our artist members. If you are an artist, EAAF membership entitles you to feature your work here.

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Alison Henry

Alison is a sculptor living in North Norfolk working in portraiture and forms inspired by the natural world.

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Alistair Carr

Alistair is a landscape colourist who has lived in some of the planet's most remote wildernesses. His work is in private and public collections.

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Caroline Hoskin

Caroline Hoskin, contemporary artist, lives and works in the last windmill in Norwich.

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​Caroline Munn

Caroline Munn's quietly unsettling photographs stem from childhood memories and dreams.

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Christine van Welsenes

From a young child, art was my passion and I drew and painted whenever and wherever I was able. I undertake commissions in all media of all subjects.

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Emma Blount

Emma Blount is a fine artist glass painter who moved to Norfolk in 2019. Following thirty years designing and making stained glass windows for churches and homes, Emma now makes framed glass paintings, taking local scenery and wildlife as her subject.

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Gerard Stamp

Gerard Stamp is a contemporary English figurative watercolour painter.

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Guy Allen

Guy uses a two-hundred year old printing press producing limited edition prints with the technique invented by William Blake.

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Hannah Muskett

I primarily paint in oil abstracting from real life with a palette knife to create images using strong colour and lots of texture. In contrast, I also draw small, detailed still life.

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Joceline Wickham

I concentrate on small Still Life paintings. I am interested in looking closely at and paying attention to the beauty and strangeness of ordinary things.

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John Christie

John Christie makes geometric abstractions based on sources as diverse as architectural drawings and military camouflage systems.  

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Lara Cobden

Lara Cobden is a figurative artist based in Norfolk.  Focusing on memory and a sense of place, her paintings are a response to the natural world around her.

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Laurie Rudling

Laurie is a printmaker specialising in etching and collagraphs. A Norwich 20 Group and Printfair member, he also exhibits widely around England through fairs and galleries.

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Melodie Cook

Melodie Cook specialises in large-scale drawings - mainly portraiture - using pastels. Cook was elected a member of the Pastel Society in 2017.

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Mike Askew

I've lived in Norwich for 35 years, and graduated from NSAD in 2000. I use the camera as my medium. I am influenced by Surrealism.

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Peter Rodolfo

I am more interested in the inaccuracies of memories than by their precision, so my work treads the borderline between dreams & reality.

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Richard Mills

Richard uses close up photography of surface textures, to create artworks evoking land, sea & sky.

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Spadge Hopkins

Spadge Hopkins is a sculptor working with volume, void and shadow, making metal sculptures, in copper or steel, which are sometimes kinetic with lighting.

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Susan Gunn

Susan Gunn creates abstract paintings using natural earth pigments and a traditional binder, provoking cracks and fissures in the works.

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Suzanne Seed

Suzanne Seed is a contemporary silversmith based in Norfolk who uses various traditional and contemporary techniques to create new and original forms.

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