Anita Bowerman with the Nuns of Stanbrook Abbey

Paper cut workshop with the Nuns at Stanbrook Abbey, North Yorkshire

by Anita Bowerman January 20, 2018 0 Comments

Last year I was so privileged to be introduced, via a friend, to the Nuns of Stanbrook Abbey in North Yorkshire and to discover that back in the 17th Century they used to paper cut as a way to earn a living. In November 2017, I was invited to teach a class of Nuns aged from 30 up to 80 the art of paper cutting.

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Anita Bowermain painting cherry blossom on the Stray in Harrogate

Painting cherry blossom on the Stray in Harrogate

by Anita Bowerman April 29, 2017 0 Comments

As a Yorkshire artist based in Harrogate, I am absolutely drawn to the iconic cherry blossom trees on the Stray and I set up my equipment to start painting. I was very lucky that the Yorkshire Post photographer happened to be passing as I was painting and took a great shot which appeared in his paper.

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