Accomplished artist returns home for exhibition

Jackie Williams exhibition
Artist Jackie Williams (second from right) with family members including twin sister Gilly Warr, and the Mayor of Lyme Regis, Cllr Brian Larcombe MBE.

TALENTED artist Jackie Williams returned to her hometown last week to stage an exhibition of her work at the Courtyard Gallery at the Town Mill in Lyme Regis.

Jackie, the daughter of former town clerk Harry Williams and his wife Jean, was educated at The Woodroffe School after which she studied at the Bristol College of Art.

She worked in London before moving to the North of England to work on a number of design projects for a national brewery.

Jackie now lives in Chorley, Lancashire, where she is an active member of the local arts community and where she runs a design agency, Primary Colours.

It was during lockdown that she rediscovered of love of art and put together a collection of many styles, including a number inspired by her years in Lyme Regis, which were soon snapped up when the exhibition opened.

The exhibition was opened by the Mayor of Lyme Regis, Cllr Brian Larcombe MBE, who spoke about Jackie’s early talent as a student at Woodroffe and recalled when she display her work at the former Tor Galleries in Lyme.

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