Rural – Jersey Country Life Magazine


Starting this Friday (22 March) at Jaro Gallery,1 York Street, and running for a month is a new exhibition of paintings by Ariel Whatmore (who paints as Ariel Luke) and of sculptures by her daughter, Poppy Whatmore.

In 1984 Ariel was commissioned to paint her first house/garden and since that time has completed over 100 pictures of this genre in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands, France and Italy. She is known for her stunning floral compositions that evoke a sense of joy and wonder. Apart from her art, her gardens at her home in Les Aix, St Peter, are opened annually for the Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship open gardens programme. A trained journalist, she also writes for RURAL magazine.

The work of Poppy Whatmore invites viewers to explore the depths of imagination and creativity.

For further details contact Jasmine Noel at

Poppy Whatmore at work



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