Mouth and Foot Painting Artists

Winchester Exhibition

Dame Mary Fagan opening the exhibition

Twenty one of the British MFPA artists were present when they staged a major exhibition of their work at the Great Hall, Winchester between 3rd to 13th August. Icelandic mouth artist Edda Heldrun Backman also attended.

The exhibition in the Great Hall
Above – The exhibition in the Great Hall. Main image – Dame Mary Fagan opening the exhibition.

The exhibition was officially opened by Dame Mary Fagan, Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, accompanied by artist Trevor Wells and Tom Yendell. The exhibition comprised more than 180 paintings from artists based in the UK and from fellow MFPA artists from around the world. Part of the exhibition was also devoted to paintings produced by the MFPA's UK and international thalidomide artists.

Mouth painting demonstrations were provide by Jon Clayton, Steve Chambers and Tom Yendell.

MFPA News 31 August 2012