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november, 2019

02nov(nov 2)12:00 pm22dec(dec 22)3:00 pmFar Horizon Bound | Anji TimlinRecipient of the Joan Day Painting Bursary 2019

Event Details

Far Horizon Bound
Anji Timlin | Joan Day Painting Bursary
Exhibition opens: Saturday 02 November 6-9pm
Exhibition closes:  Sunday 22nd December 2019

Go, sit upon a mountain steep,
And view the prospect round;
The hills and vales, the valley’s sweep,
The far horizon bound

Anji Timlin is the recipient of the Joan Day Painting Bursary for 2019.  Anji proposed to create a body of work inspired by Elizabeth Southwart’s book ‘Brontë Moors and Villages, From Thornton to Haworth’ published in 1923 and recently discovered by the artist. Anji has been fascinated by Southwart’s book and the Brontës’ journey from Thornton to Haworth and the dramatic landscapes that you may expect to find upon the way.

This journey mirrors her own life trajectory from her upbringing around Thornton and Denholme, her father ran a business in the Wesleyan School on West Lane, to where she has now returned to live, in Haworth.

In this series of paintings, Anji has developed her painting practice whilst first hand experiencing the wild-weathered, ever-changing Pennine landscape that surrounds the centre and that once inspired the sisters writing. Anji’s depictions use layers-upon-layers and vibrant colours in an almost graphic way, whilst evoking a seasonal familiarity to her paintings.

About Anji Timlin

Instagram: @anjitimlin

Anji Timlin studied Textile Design at Bradford School of Art before becoming a freelance textile designer. Since then she has worked in Bradford College teaching art and design and as a teaching assistant in schools across the region. Now, Anji is returning to the art world to pursue her passion for paint in this, her first ever solo exhibition.

About Joan Day

The award is a tribute to Joan Day, a highly skilled painter who lived and worked in the West Yorkshire region for much of her life. It is an opportunity for the selected artist to make a new work using paint and present this as part of a debut solo exhibition in South Square’s main gallery.



November 2 (Saturday) 12:00 pm - December 22 (Sunday) 3:00 pm


South Square Centre

Thornton Road Bradford, BD13 3LD United Kingdom


South Square Centre

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