By Geoff Courtney
SOME of the world’s top railway artists have been brushing up on their unique talents in readiness for the annual exhibition organised by the Guild of Railway Artists that opens at Kidderminster Railway Museum on August 25.
Railart 2018, which is being held at the museum for the 14th time, will feature more than 60 works of art using a variety of mediums.
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A selection of the paintings to be exhibited was due to be held a week before opening, and competition for places was stiff, according to guild spokesman Rob Pulham.
“Standards are very high,” he said, adding that many of the works would be available for purchase. “Visitors will be able to enjoy some superb paintings, and also have a wide variety of top-class artworks to choose from.”
Last year, paintings were priced from below £100 up to £5750, and nine were sold within hours of the exhibition opening.
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