'Gallery owner who raises money for kids in Kenya celebrates 10 years in business'

Henley Standard ~ 27th October 2017
'The Studio Gallery at Peppard Common’s Manor Farm celebrates its 10 year anniversary this month!!! As Henley’s only surviving Bespoke Framing Studio, it has built itself an enviable reputation in this specialist field of expertise, where the owner’s attention to detail and highly skilled workshop team combine decades of experience and never fail deliver an impeccable job. Bringing your artworks & artefacts to life with their unique mount designs & the latest mouldings, you’ll love this unconventional & contemporary studio.

With a beautiful collection of ideas for Christmas you can also find an eclectic mix of design-led gifts, for both men & women, & easily solve those stocking filler ideas. Alongside, you will find many leading UK Fine Artists, from JJ Adams’ latest collection to Sir Peter Blake & many more. Plus a brand new collection of Wire Sculpture by Rachel Ducker whose work is internationally recognised & highly sought after.

To commemorate the 10 year anniversary of her Studio Gallery, owner CJ Holding has also just released a Fine Art Edition /150 of her famous ‘Angel’ photograph. 50% of all sales are funding an independent project where every penny pays for materials & labour to build Kipsamoite Primary School in the Nandi Province, Kenya.

A project set up by long term business associate Duncan McDonald, this poverty stricken village now have 2 brand new classrooms thanks to Duncan’s hard work fundraising & managing of the project & we now need help to start phase 2 - building more classrooms, a staff & store room plus the life changing installation of a fresh water well, lavatories and a feeding programme for the youngest & poorest.

Just £9 will build a child their school desk, made locally in the village using timber carefully selected from their local forest. Please help & visit www.nandiproject.com to find out more or make a donation.

For all of this and more… VISIT: The Studio Gallery, Manor Farm, Rotherfield Peppard, Henley, RG9 5LA. Open: Tues & Wed 10.00am – 2.00pm, Thurs – Sat 10.00am – 4.30pm www.studiogalleryuk.com'