Penelope Florance 2016

Penelope is a mixed media artist. Her work combines painting and machine embroidery in 2D and 3D. She uses the environment in North Devon as her design source.

About The Artist

Penelope trained in Fine Art and later became interested in textiles. She has exhibited throughout the UK and in Tokyo, Japan. Several residencies have been undertaken and she has taught Art and Design to both adults and children in London and here in Devon.

Penelope has taken part in several National Touring exhibitions, with both Large Scale and Miniature works. Her solo exhibitions have been in Devon and Surrey. Recently she participated in the exhibition ‘Imprints’ at the Museum of Somerset, Taunton and she took part in the ‘Travellers Tales’ exhibition at the Bristol Guild. Penelope enjoys working to commission.

Featured Image : Echoes of Eden

Artwork Or Image Titles

Echoes of Eden – Mixed Media, Painting and Machine Embroidery
Study in Blue – Collage
Mediterranean View – Painting and Machine Embroidery

Studio Address and Contact Details

Venue number: 23

Penelope Florance
6 Orchard Terrace,
Rumsam Road
Barnstaple, EX32 9DY

Phone: 01271 372138

Travel Details:

Regular bus service from Barnstaple bus station to Newport Rd.
25 minute walk from Barnstaple Railway Station.
Several cycle paths nearby.
Parking: On-street parking
Children: Child friendly Venue
Disabled Access: No Disabled Access:

Directions Park along Rumsam or Fortescue Rd then approach studio by foot. A lane runs behind the terraced houses where our studio is situated. It will be well signposted.

NDArt Trek 2016 – September 10th to 25th – Opening Dates and Times

Weekend dates are Sept 10-11th, Sept 17-18th, Sept 24-25th
Open all 3 weekends of the Event?: Yes
Weekend Open Times: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Weekday Open Dates & Times: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Open at: 10:30 am Close at: 04:30 pm


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