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International Watercolour Masters Exhibition: David Poxon with Special Guests

April 28 - May 31

During May 2018 the world’s leading water colour Masters come to England, for the first time, for a unique contemporary exhibition in the Granary Art Gallery at historic Weston Park.

During the show several of the artists will lead guided tours, and also demonstrate their techniques in watercolour workshops held during May.

Participating Master Artists; David Poxon RI (England), Janine Gallizia (Australia), Xidan Chen (China), Alvaro Castagnet (Uruguay), John Salminen (USA), Dean Mitchell (USA), Tianya Zhou (China), Mark Mehaffey (USA), Konstantin Sterkhov (Russia), Marvin Chew (Singapore), Jayson Yeoh (Malasia), Ali Abbas Syed (Pakistan), Pasqualino Fracasso (Italy), Chien Chung Wei (Taiwan), Jasmine Huang (Taiwan), Liu Yi (China), Stanislaw Zoladz (Sweden)

Opening Weekend 

Come and meet your favourite artist during the exciting opening weekend on the 28th and 29th April, the following artists will be in attendance:

Saturday 28th April: Ali Abbas Syed, David Poxon, Janine Gallizia, Marvin Chew, Pasqualino Fracasso.

Book Signing:

11:30am – 1pm: David Poxon

Live Demonstrations:

11:30am: Janine Gallizia

12:30pm: Marvin Chew

2pm: Pasqualino Fracasso Syed

3pm: Ali Abbas Syed

Sunday 29th April: Ali Abbas Syed, David Poxon, Janine Gallizia, John Salminen, Mark Mehaffey, Marvin Chew, Pasqualino Fracasso, Stanislaw Zoladz, Xidan Chen.

Book Signing:

11:30am – 1pm: David Poxon

Live Demonstrations:

11:15am: John Salminen

12:15pm: Mark Mehaffy

Official Opening:

2pm – 4pm: Keith Oram and Professor John Brooks


During your visit

The Granary Art Gallery, where the exhibition is being heldis open 11am – 4pm everyday and is free to enter.

The Walled Garden is open 10am – 4pm. The Walled Kitchen Gardens originally produced fruit and vegetables for the Bridgeman family, their guests and staff.  The 4.5 acres of garden were built on the sheltered south facing slope with the walls dating from the late 18th century and the gardens were in production until the 1970s. Open everyday and free entry.

The Granary Deli is open everyday 9:30am – 5pm and serves up breakfast rolls, light bites, freshly brewed illy coffee, delicious homemade cakes and a range of deli counter goodies to eat in or take away.

The Granary Grill serves lunch Tuesday – Sunday, with delicious seasonal dishes on the menu. Booking a table is highly recommended.

The grounds of Temple Wood are open to explore on Saturdays and Sundays.


All workshops during the exhibition are now sold out.


Are you a group looking to visit the exhibition? Speak to our Visitor Welcome Coordinator Laura Bewley on 01952 852100 or email Laura@weston-park.com 

Stay on the estate

Looking to stay with us? We have four luxurious self catering holiday properties available for let. Our holiday properties can be found at ruralretreats.co.uk

International Watercolour Masters is supported by the  www.saa.co.uk

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April 28
May 31
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