Elements in Gallery at the Wharf

Our new selling exhibition Elements is installed in the gallery. It is a good example of the different way artists and designers can interpret a theme

There are pieces using elements as inspiration, copper being one of them. Others have thought of it as weather with scenes depicting the seasons or the earth, water, air and fire as elements. Continue reading

Only chance to see Lubaina Himid new work

Join us at Oxheys Mill Studios for an Open Day this Saturday 14th June, for an opportunity to see a fabulous new installation by international artist Lubaina Himid MBE. Professor of Contemporary Art at UCLAN in Preston. This will be the only opportunity to see this installation before it gets shipped off to Guanjiu in South Korea for the Art Biennale so don’t miss this opportunity to see and explore the installation. Lubaina will be around all day to answer questions and talk about the work.

If you haven’t been to Oxheys before, the Open Day is also a chance to have a look around, talk with some resident artists and see the Project Space.

The Open Day is on from 11am to 4pm. All welcome.

Please note, if the loading bay is not open please ring the doorbell for disabled access.

See website for details and directions oxheysmillstudios.com

AA2A Artist in Residence at Blackburn University

As part of the national Artists Access to Art Colleges project we will be offering two placements to artists and designer-makers, giving them the opportunity to undertake a period of research or realise a project using our workshop and supporting facilities

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Pay on the day & take away – 20:20 original prints sale

20:20

Dont miss this opportunity to buy an original print at the 20:20 Print Exchange exhibition which opens on Wednesday July 3rd at Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston.

 All prints are on sale for £10 each making this a perfect chance to buy original prints – any work sold can be taken away immediately so when they are gone they are gone. Don’t leave it too late! Continue reading

‘Conversations’ at Oxheys

Conversations is a working residency by emerging artists Jane Bennett, Steph Fletcher, Rob Smith, Nuala Riding, Natalie Morgan and Evelyn Rose, who are in the completion stage of their Fine Art: Site and Archive MA at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. The works on show are exploring the ephemeral nature of time, place and memory using a varying range of media. Continue reading