25 June 2012
Tim WebbLondon Communications ManagerE-mail: email@example.com
Nature is inspiring, so it’s no surprise to discover that RSPB staff have been inspired to create art from the wild places and wildlife they come across during their daily work.
For the first time ever, examples of work from staff around the country are being brought together for a three-week exhibition in the new Purfleet ‘hide’ at Rainham Marshes’ nature reserve.
The setting couldn’t be more appropriate with its vast viewing window spilling light on to the artworks. Visitors will be torn between watching the living spectacle of lapwings, swifts and the freshwater pools outside or the artworks inside the designer-created building.
The exhibition runs from Sunday 30 June to Sunday 22 July and is open daily.
Works include paintings, sketches and photographs. The six featured artists day-jobs are Web Editor, Ecologist, Youth Manager, Volunteering Development Officer, Wildlife Adviser and Communications Officer.
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