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
This summer will see the first Python Arts Festival held at all four Python Galleries across the North East and North West of England from the 20 July to the 3 August 2013. The exhibition is open to all artists in the North East and North West whether professional, amateur or student. Continue reading
We are launching and brand new artists and makers Art Fair which will take place on Morecambe Prom on 27th May 2013 – Bank Holiday Monday.
We are sending out a call for artists, makers and traders and we think you might be someone who may know artists and/or makers who would benefit from the high volume of day and holiday visitors who come to Morecambe on a May Bank Holiday at half term. Continue reading
ArtistCall School Residencies in Blackburn with Darwen:
Round 1 Call Deadline 1st March
Sat 23rd and Sun 24th March 2013.
Evening performance from workshop participants Sun 24th @ 7pm
Following the success of several Global Grooves ‘bloco’ courses, we are proud to announce our next installment in this series.
This year’s Fellowship of ArtLab artists, Naomi Jones and Rebecca Liggett are exhibiting work produced over the last year, including etchings, collagraphs and screen prints. 5-16th November at PR1 Gallery, UCLAN, Preston. Private View is 7th Nov 5.30-8.30pm
11 artists, 1 subject…
Limestone, Sandstone, Millstone: Landscape
Art from Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria
20 Oct 2012 – 6 Feb 2013
Steward’s Gallery, Clitheroe Castle Museum, Castle Hill, Clitheroe, BB7 1BA, Tel: 01200 424568 Open daily 20 Oct – 4 Nov 11am – 4pm, 5 Nov – 16 Feb 12pm – 4pm (closed Wed and Thurs)
D.verCity – Disability, Deaf and Outsider Arts Festival is the second event of its kind in Lancashire, offering art sessions that explore the social model through the theme of disability arts and culture, radical shows, comedy and cutting edge art. It is intended for adults and children, for disabled and non-disabled, and for anyone interested in art that is pushing the boundaries.
Welcome to the North West’s closing celebration for London 2012 at the Preston City Guild Festival.
The final weekend has arrived and we are here to say goodbye to a historic event, saluting the world’s largest mega sporting competition. Medals have been won and lost, world records achieved and new friends made along the way. A cultural festival like London 2012 lingers in the memory because it ends. Now is the time for the North West to celebrate how well we played.