Maltese Painter, Television personality and script writer, John Dimech and his partner Ruth Paris, will be jointly exhibiting a selection of their paintings during June and July at the Villa Bologna Gift Shop in Attard. During their tenure as part of the Visiting Artist Programme launched by Villa Bologna earlier this year, visitors will be able to chat to the two artists who will be painting in the gardens of Villa Bologna every Wednesday and Saturday.
The exhibition kicks off with a reception on Wednesday the 11th of June at Villa Bologna in Attard, from 5.30pm-9.00pm, to which the general public is invited to attend. Trained as a Jewellery maker and designer, John later moved to Bournemouth in the UK where he organized events for the Dorset County Council, lectured in Art, and wrote on the subject for many publications. He has also produced and presented his own art programmes including MALTA FUQ KANVAS, ARTZTRA and LAPES U KARTA on ONE TV. To date, John has had many solo and group exhibitions throughout Dorset in England.
He still exhibits there as well as having his work printed and sold from a number of art galleries, including US based Saatchi and other outlets. Since his return to Malta he has exhibited in various places. This exhibition is also the first one to have Ruth Paris’s paintings alongside John’s. Ruth, John’s partner, is an up and coming artist who already shows great versatility in her work.