Local artist joins painting 'royalty'

First published in What's on The Westmorland Gazette: Photograph of the Author by , Arts correspondent

WELL-known Arnside artist Lesley Newman has been made a full member of the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers.

Lesley - a frequent exhibitor at the highly-rated Milnthorpe Men’s Forum exhibition and for the past few years at the Lakes Artists Society Show - first joined the ranks of painting ‘royalty’ as an associate member in 2011. Founded in 1896, the society is recognised as the world’s foremost showcase for miniature art.

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