Local artist exhibition in Villano café

Brownsea Island shoreline 2016 by Lizzy Short

Inspired by Brownsea Island and the surrounding area, local artist Lizzy Short has a selection of her work on display in the Villano café.

This season, the Villano cafe is host to a display of work from the winners of a local art competition. The work of Lizzy Short is on display and available to buy until the end of October 2016.

Lizzy trained at the Laird School of Art and Falmouth School of Art, gaining a BA in Fine Art. Teaching art for many years at local secondary schools, she is currently working as a freelance fine art facilitator at The Seaview Centre, Poole.

"My passion is capturing landscapes, working 'en plein air' in the beautiful local surroundings of Poole's harbour and beaches, Studland and. most recently, Brownsea Island situated in Poole Harbour."

Find out more about Lizzy and her work on her website www.lizzyshort.com

For upcoming opportunities to learn from Lizzy in an art workshop on the island, see events on the What's on page.

Upcoming events

Nature themed trail this May half-term

Mon 28 May 2018
Discover nature this half-term on Brownsea Island

Mini-beast safari

Mon 28 May 2018
Come along and meet some of Brownsea's mini-beasts on this free, fun and informative 'safari'.

Celebrate nature on Brownsea this half-term

Wed 30 May 2018
Join our 'Wild about Nature' on Brownsea day.

WW1 Guided Walk

Fri 01 Jun 2018
A free guided walk that explores Brownsea's WW1 connections in this special centenary year.

Coastal wildlife walk

Fri 08 Jun 2018
Join one of our experienced rangers and discover more about the creatures that make the Brownsea shoreline their home.

Early morning lagoon walk with breakfast

Sat 16 Jun 2018
Come and experience the island at its most peaceful. This is your opportunity to take a boat over to the island long before visitors arrive.