Friday 1st June 2018, 7.30pm. A talk on James Henry Pullen’s Artistic Creations by Kirsten Tambling, at Richmond & Hillcroft Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond, TW9 2RE .
Tickets £6, click here to purchase tickets or buy on the door on the night.
James Henry Pullen (1835-1916) was an extraordinary Victorian. Despite being institutionalised all his life due to his disabilities he was able to express himself as an imaginative, innovative and witty creator of a range of artistic works. Above all he will be remembered for his scale models of famous ships of the age, along with fantastical nautical creations in the form of models and drawings.
Kirsten Tambling from the Watts Gallery, Compton, will be giving a talk on the life and remarkable works of James Henry Pullen – a heroic artist in the history of artists diagnosed with learning disabilities.
There will be a selection of James Henry Pullen’s creations exhibited at the Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village, Down Lane, Compton, Surrey GU3 1DQ. 19th June – 28th Oct 2018. Click here for details.
Image : Gilly Booth