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Onwards and Upwards with Hive exhibition

Three Shropshire-based artists are currently exhibiting their work at the Hive Music and Media Center in Shrewsbury, as part of a collaborative exhibition which aims to showcase their joint talents and creative achievements

Onwards and Upwards displays the diverse artwork of artists Carla Boulton, Svetlana Elantseva and Paola Alessandri-Gray. The exhibition provides a glimpse into a variety of experimental drawings, ceramics and print-making with the theme of using creative collaboration in challenging times to enhance relationships.

The exhibition will be on show at the Hive Gallery space on Belmont until Friday March 30. The private view on Thursday March 1 was well attended with visitors including Councillor Tony Durnell, Mayor of Shrewsbury.

Habib Malik-Mansell, Marketing Assistant at the Hive said “Svetlana, Paola and Carla are three very talented artists who work extremely well together as a creative trio. Their exhibition delivers a varied collection of mixed artworks and people should certainly visit the Hive Gallery to take a look for themselves and see the stunning work that is on show.”

The gallery space at the Hive on Belmont is open Tuesday to Friday, 9am until 5pm – and Saturday mornings, 10am until 12:30pm

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Trio to show in Russia

Svetlana Elantseva, Paola Alessandri-Gray and Carla Boulton would like to thank everyone who visited their very successful show at The Hive Gallery, Shrewsbury during March and April. Following on from this, they will send five pieces each of their work to Moscow to feature in a group show In October 2012, their work will show alongside that of Russian artists Alexey Gilyarov Vasili Bubnov and Vasili Rakov and is the precursor to a visit to Shrewsbury and a show at The Hive gallery by the trio of Russians in 2013.


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