Wooler based artist Jonathan Lloyd attracted overwhelming interest in his print ‘Altarpiece in Dazzle Camouflage’ when it appeared alongside work by Tracey Emin in the prestigious Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
Jonathan’s prints sold out within the first three hours when it opened in London earlier this week. This is the third consecutive year his work has been picked out by the lead artists who select the work for the exhibition, which is the world’s largest open entry exhibition receiving over 12,000 entries. It’s regarded by many in the art world to be the best place to see emerging talent and anyone can enter.
Jonathan’s spectacular print was meticulously hand carved in a series of woodblocks and printed on to a fine Japanese paper. The subject is based on a medieval altarpiece found in a church in Thronham Parva, Suffolk. You can see it at the Old School Gallery in Alnmouth, open Wednesday –Sunday 10am-5pm. The gallery is also participating in the forthcoming Alnmouth arts which takes place on Saturday June 20th and Sunday June 21st.