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PHOTOS: First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Vis artists – exhibitors at the first Vis Art Exhibition (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

Artists and art collectors flew in from all over the world for the opening night of the Vis Art Exhibition at The Palazzo Laska on the island of Vis, courtesy of of Anthony and Ivana Stancomb. 

The show is the brainchild of mother-and-daughter team; fellow artists Daphne and Clementine Hanbury who have a home on the island. 

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Mother and daughter organisers Clementine and Daphne Hanbury with their works of art (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

Exhibitors included Lincoln Seligman, Puff Morgan-Giles, Lady Annabel Fairfax, Belinda Scott, Fred Albrow, Keith MacGregor, Puff Morgan-Giles, Effie Andreae, Holly Biorklund and Claudia Munro-Kerr.

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Vis artist Puff Morgan Giles with her works (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Michael Bird admires the work of Frederick Albrow with the artist (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

Guests included Lord and Lady Newborough, Anthony and Ivana Stancomb, Vanessa and Jo Anstruther Gough Calthorpe, Donald Scott from Korcula, Vanja Vojkovic from Visvillas.com, and Philip and Lona Vermulen who are developing the stunning Ceska Villa at the entrance to the bay of Vis. 

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Vanessa Anstruther Gough Calthorpe (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Vanja Vojkovic with her purchase; acrylic on canvas by Belinda Scott (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Belinda Scott and Lincoln Seligman with his works showing behind them (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

Also present were Gary and Hilda Ward who were featured in Croatia Week this summer with their new gin company, Lord and Lady Newborough, Mucky Degn, Michael Bird from Dalmatian Destinations and Mr and Mrs Mario Bralic from Vis Villas.

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Keith MacGregor with Lord Newborough pictured in front of his photographs

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Mr and Mrs Philip Vermulen of Ceska Villa Daphne Hanbury Anthony and Ivana Stancombe owners of the palace (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Guests and exhibitors relaxing in the garden (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

Many of the artworks were sold and it is hoped that this will become an annual event.

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Vis Bartle Bull with artist Claudia Monro Kerr in front of her pictures (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

First Vis Art Exhibition a huge success

Artists Puff Morgan Giles with Lincoln Seligman (Photo credit: Keith MacGregor)

Vis Art Exhibition
Kut, Vis, July 25 – 31

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