A SOLO exhibition, inspired by mythology, science and nature, will take place at a newly opened gallery in Glastonbury.

Beauty & Truth showcases the work of Jon Minshull and will run from November 4 until December 1.

Heart of The Tribe Gallery opened on August 31 2020 and this is the first solo exhibition they have displayed since opening.

The exhibition will bring together new and old works from Mr Minshull, including landscapes, impressionist nudes and symbolist pieces.

“I’ve got an overwhelming sense that everything is a manifestation of divine consciousness,” he said.

“I believe that consciousness is the fundamental, and everything in the universe is manifested from that.

“The complexity and beauty of physical evolution is an expression of that consciousness; enlightenment is when we get to the point of understanding that as a beautiful illusion.”

Mr Minshull describes his style as realist, impressionist and symbolist.

He draws inspiration from the Renaissance, Baroque and Victorian periods.

Velázquez, Klimt, Anders Zorn, John Singer Sargent and the Symbolists of the Belle Époque are his influences.

He has a profound relationship with the town of Glastonbury and spends his time split between the town and his other home in the jungles of Costa Rica.

Already well-known for his stunning murals which adorn the Goddess Hall, the Glastonbury Experience and the Glastonbury Information Centre, Mr Minshull draws inspiration from the energy of Glastonbury and the landscapes of South West of England.

As one of the artists who has worked on-site at the gallery, he epitomises the communitarian and collective spirit that exists at Heart of the Tribe.

A private viewing will be held on Wednesday, November 4 between 7pm and 8pm.

The gallery is open from 11am until 5pm most days, but is closed on Wednesdays.

To find out more visit heartofthetribe.com or email gallery manager Kim von Coels, kim@heartofthetribe.com