Abstract painter John Percy has a solo exhibition in the Open Hand Open Space Gallery, from 1st to 7th August. ‘Getting There – a journey of choice and chance’ is a personal philosophical reflection on life through the process of painting. The exhibition will feature 20 works painted between 2013 and 2015, and represents a review of his work since he returned to painting after a 15 year break. John Percy exhibited widely in London and the south east in the 1990s. This event is part of Reading’s Year of Culture 2016.