UPCOMING EXHIBITION!!! Cathy Savels - Solo in France

A collection of my works will be on view during the summer months in a beautiful village in the Auvergne region of France. This is near where Volvic water comes from and is stunning with all it’s old volcanoes and large forests. Well worth a visit and you can see my paintings at the same time!! Perfect! / 11th July – 21st August 2008 / Giat (nr Pontaumur) / Puy de Dome / Auvergne /…
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I have an exhibition coming up in the UK The theme is dining rooms and all that you may find there. It’s a mixed show with ceramics as well as paintings. There will be around 8 of my paintings, including ‘blue butterfly’ and ‘gerbera’. / The exhibition is to be held at / The Gallery at Bevere / Bevere Lane / Worcester / WR3 7RQ / 01905 754 484 / www.beverevivis.c…
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An Artist's dream in France?

My reasons for coming to France? Less stress, not working 9-5, better schooling for the children, better weather, having more time with the family, a bigger house, smaller mortgage, being closer to nature to name but a few. / I came to France in January 2002 with my husband and two children aged 12 and 14, two rabbits and two budgies (the children refused to come unless they came too). There was…
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What inspires me

I started painting 6 years ago. I’d had this romantic notion of being a painter but now the time had come, I didn’t actually have a clue what I was going to paint! / I was given a book, one of those huge hard backed ones full of beautiful glossy photographs of African women. They were decorated with fabulous jewellery. I decided to try and paint one of these women. I was really fascinated by …
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