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Norwich church exhibition shows the upside of Down's  

Norwich artist Cheryl Lord will be exhibiting a collection of her oil on canvas paintings highlighting the world of her grandson Alex, who was born with Down’s syndrome, at St George’s Catholic Church in the city on Saturday July 7 to Sunday July 8.

The exhibition will also coincide with the St George's Summer Fete, which will be held in the presbytery garden on Sunday July 8 from 2pm until 4pm.

Cheryl is the grandmother to Alex, Georgia and Elliott. Alex was born in 2004 with Down's syndrome and Cheryl's exhibition – The Upside of Down’s - chronicles his life as it has unfolded so far. It is an ever-expanding collection in the most striking style. Visitors will be available to view Cheryl's work in the prayerful setting of St George's beautiful church and parish hall, where refreshments will be served.

Cheryl said: “I have focused my world recently painting my grandchildren, one of whom has Down’s syndrome. The Upside of Downs contains paintings of Alex from the day he was born as a story unfolding with his twin brother (who is autistic) and sister. This has been to raise awareness of Down’s syndrome and the positive aspects of his life.

The Upside of Down’s exhibition at St George's Catholic Church is on from 10.30am to 4pm both days. Entry is free although donations are most welcome and all proceeds will go to Parkside School in Norwich.

Cheryl’s work can be seen at cheryllord.com 


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