John Ryan (1921 – 2009), national cartoonist, pioneering animator
of Children’s TV films, writer and story-teller was a much loved resident of Rye. His most famous characters are Captain Pugwash of the good ship The Black Pig, Harris Tweed special agent, Lettuce Leaf and Sir Prancelot.
A variety of work from his long career is being shown and some of his children’s books will be available to buy.
A retrospective exhibition of more than twenty works dating from 1972 to the present day, linked by themes of time and change.
The majority were created in the Artist’s studio on Rye’s Strand.
Sarah Palmer, Denise Franklin, Sally Cole and Anny Evason.
The Rye Society of Artists was established in 1951 and currently includes around 40 members all working from with-in a 15-mile radius of Rye.
Consistently one of the most popular events of the calendar.
The R.S.A Spring show will include new works by existing members.
Hazel Brooks 'Reflect' is pictured .