Andy Mercer, landlord of the Beehive has been kind enough to allow Swindon Open Studios artists to exhibit their work in the top bar for the last couple of months.
It has worked very well with a few sales being made, but now it's time for a bit of a change round, so the 'corporate image' provided by having similar frames of the same dimensions has gone. We are now having smaller pieces and more of them.
Tim Carroll has replaced his water colour with some of his ever popular transfer prints featuring the Beatles and Marilyn Monroe in Swindon.
Jane Milner-Barry has four of her gorgeous local scenes painted in oil on board:
Pat Mather is exhibiting in the bottom bar:
And on the right, she has a selection of life drawings: