Blossoming Fenland talent displays flower prints in international exhibition

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted.

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted. - Credit: Archant

WISBECH artist Lucille Carter has had her work accepted into a prestigious international exhibition that opens in London next month.

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted.

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted. - Credit: Archant

Out of thousands of entries from all over the world, five of Mrs Carter’s prints were chosen for inclusion in the Society of Botanical Artists annual open exhibition.

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted.

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted. - Credit: Archant

It is another notch on her artistic belt for it will the 12th year she has had her work displayed in the society’s popular event.

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted.

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted. - Credit: Archant

“Out of thousands of entries they chose 750 for the display,” said Mrs Carter, co-owner of W4 restaurant in Wisbech.

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted.

Lucille Carter with the cards that she has painted. - Credit: Archant

“It is an honour to get in once so am pleased to get in so many times.”


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The exhibition, called The Language of Flowers, takes place at Westminster Central Hall from Friday 12 April to Sunday 21 April daily from 11-5.

It includes botanical displays presented in different artistic medium types such as engravings, jewellery, lino cuts, fabric, oil and watercolour.

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