Artistic talents on show at Boston Spa

NAWN 1810134AM1 Boston Spa Art and Craft Festival. Artist Jane Prestedge (1810134AM1)
NAWN 1810134AM1 Boston Spa Art and Craft Festival. Artist Jane Prestedge (1810134AM1)

Boston Spa showcased artistic talents of over 60 artists and craftspeople last weekend.

A host of skills were on show at the Village Hall including from artist in residence Hilary Burnette Cooper, whose work has sold globally and exhibits in the Carrousel de Louvre in Paris.

NAWN 1810134AM Boston Spa Art and Crafts Festival. Chairman Dennis Ashton.  (1810134AM)

NAWN 1810134AM Boston Spa Art and Crafts Festival. Chairman Dennis Ashton. (1810134AM)

Hilary demonstrated her painting on the stage.

Over 60 artists and craftspeople exhibited and sold their products including stained glass, silver jewellery, textiles, paintings, woodwork, silk painting, glass work.

Ellie Moore, who was the first to receive a bursary from the arts festival and has recently graduated with a first class honours degree in fine art and creative writing from Lancaster University, returned to the event. She put on show her miniatures.

NAWN 1810134AM3 Boston Spa Art and Crafts Festival. Diana Lang. (1810134AM3)

NAWN 1810134AM3 Boston Spa Art and Crafts Festival. Diana Lang. (1810134AM3)

NAWN 1810134AM4 Boston Spa Art Festival. Elaine Shirtliff.  (1810134AM4)

NAWN 1810134AM4 Boston Spa Art Festival. Elaine Shirtliff. (1810134AM4)