Following in her great great grandfather, Sir Henry Tate’s footsteps, Caroline has a passion for art and music. Celebrating and combining the two in a vibrant display of work which is being exhibited at Wac Arts.
Artist Caroline Tate has donated eight paintings to help secure the essential and pioneering programmes for young people at Wac Arts based in The Old Town Hall. Caroline is the great great granddaughter of Sir Henry Tate, the art lover and Founder of the Tate Gallery.
“I decided to donate my paintings to Wac Arts as I knew immediately when I came that the wide variety of programmes, the passion of all involved, could make life enhancing and life changing differences to so many lives” said Caroline about Wac Arts.
The exhibition, which takes place at our Atrium in The Old Town Hall Building until May, features her music inspired paintings. Caroline uses particular parts of the musical score on the canvas which combined with colour and energy depicts that sound. She has always been passionate about the music of Gustav Mahler, since she saw Leonard Bernstein conduct Mahler’s Eighth Symphony at the Royal Albert Hall, when she first came to London. Caroline has been to Austria three times and the Czech Republic to visit Mahler’s composing huts and his place of birth and of his childhood and of course Vienna where he conducted a great deal. Caroline has created over 75 paintings of the music of Mahler. Other paintings show rhythm, energy and sound as well, with depictions of nature, landscapes and cityscapes.
All the money raised from the selling of these works of art will be used to support Wac Arts students and Wac Arts programmes which empower young people to change their world.
Come and see the exhibition in the Atrium at Wac Arts on Thursday’s 6-8pm
Caroline has exhibited her music motivated paintings in many locations including concerts and a Mahler weekend run by Arts in Residence. Her work has also been exhibited at Fountain Gallery Hampton Court, Artefact in Windmill Street, Celia Purcell Contemporary, Southwark Cathedral Refectory, Guildford Cathedral, Denbies, Artworks Weybridge, the Barbican Music Library, Austrian Cultural Institute, Fisherton Mill Salisbury, Art for Life at Christies, Yehudi Menuhin School, Landmark Centre “Festival of Song” and many more.
To reserve a painting or discuss payment please contact: Hayley Butler on 020 7692 5807 or email Hayley.Butler@WacArts.co.uk.