Painting Towards Abstraction

26 Aug 2017

Event times

10.30am - 2.30pm

Cost of entry

£60 / Members £45

The Hepworth Wakefield

Wakefield, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • FREE CITY BUS The gallery is on the FreeCityBus route operated Monday – Saturday between 9.30am and 3pm.
  • The gallery is 0.3 miles from Wakefield Kirkgate train station (approximately 8 minutes walk) and 1 mile from Westgate train station (approximately 20 minutes walk).

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Sandra Togher guides you in a range of painting techniques and ideas around abstraction, through which to create your own original works and provide refreshing ideas to re-energise your style or practice.


Taking Howard Hodgkin’s work as inspiration and focusing on colour, texture and composition, The Bowery’s Sandra Togher guides you in a range of painting techniques and ideas based on abstraction.

For those who have no previous painting experience, you will explore and experiment. For those who already paint, the workshop will provide refreshing ideas to energise your work and diversify your style. You will create your own original works using acrylic paint and mixed media.


Half of the allocated places are offered to Members at the discounted rate of 25% off, sold on a first come, first served basis. Become a Member.

Book your place online or if you have any questions or special requirements then don't hesitate to get in touch by emailing or calling 01924 247398.


After beginning her career in the fashion industry, before moving on to working as a secondary school teacher, Sandra Togher now owns and runs Leeds based creative studios and gallery space The Bowery, where she teaches courses to adults and children, sources artists and designers for the shop and curates the exhibition space.

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