Hornchurch painter Debby Kirby set to exhibit war-themed pictures at The Queen’s Theatre

A Hornchurch painter who exhibited in Romford last year is returning home to show off a new collection.

Debby Kirby, 51, will be exhibiting a second set of Chinese watercolour works at The Queen’s Theatre between January 14 and January 27. The show follows her residency at Romford Library in October.

“The series includes a tender and emotive collection showing troops overseas engaging with the innocent children and civilians – the casualties of war,” she said.

“It shows the strain they have to endure on their tours where they are missing families and loved ones.

“I’m very anti-war and hope this series will reflect the human element the national media often fail to report.”

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The exhibition is open between 10am and 11pm Monday to Saturday, and 6.30pm to 10.30pm on Sunday. Debby herself will be attending throughout the week to demonstrate her Chinese-influenced brush work and host an auction for local kids’ charities.

You can see more of her work at http://www.debbykirbyart.co.uk/.

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