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It doesn’t look too hard but there was quite a bit of work getting the Conversation series installed in Bartons for The Carnival Of Monsters (opening this very evening).  There is a solid contingent of us from Harrington Mill Studios showing and alongside my own there were several others to be hung.  However we are quite pleased with how its turned out and the big open space suits the canvases pretty well.  During daylight hours it looks well and it will be interesting to see how the lighting effects the work this evening.  Alongside this my wife (painter Sarah R Key) and myself had conspired to be showing simultaneously…or at least installing at the same time (her show opens next Tuesday evening).  It saved van hire costs but meant we had quite a solid two days activity!

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As it turned out we managed to make both trips on day one so yesterday was rather more pleasurable…simply putting the work up in the lovely and rather elegant New Court Gallery at Repton School.  So two busy days but both of us happy with the way it has all turned out.  But both of us have foresworn too much more exhibition activity (at least of our own work) for the next few months.

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