Caroline Johnson : Northern Routes exhibition

Caroline is probably best known for her graphic journeys through the streets and buildings of contemporary Manchester and Salford. This exhibition continues that voyage home, re-exploring her North West roots, after two decades spent in Brittany, France.

It’s also an opportunity to view new and previously unseen work the Stockport exhibition is the result of two days rehearsal at Media City, and shows off her reportage drawing.( Caroline is part of a growing worldwide movement of ‘Urban Sketchers’ who make drawings in towns and cities. ) She’s often seen, sketchbook in hand, drawing in the dark at rock concerts. draw the ‘Big Room’ used by Elbow, at Blueprint Studios in Salford

Family arts festival returns with over 2,000 events

The Family Arts Festival, taking place in October half-term, aims to increase the amount and range of high quality arts available across the country to families. It will offer an incredible variety of quality art for all the family, with over 2,000 events happening across the UK. Events will cover theatre, art, music, dance, literature, film, circus and more with many events free.  Continue reading

Life Drawing at Oxheys

Another Life Drawing session with registered Life Model Robin Fanner. These session are proving popular amongst artists of all abilities, especially with the long poses that Robin provides. For small groups, the session is held in the 1st Floor meeting room.

This is an invitation only event, so please contact if you would like to take part or register interest for this or future sessions.

Open Call For Submissions – Papergirl Blackburn

This project is totally non profit. It is open to everyone worldwide! Papergirl is a street art project originating in Berlin in 2006, which is now produced in cities worldwide. Art is collected from the creative community, exhibited, and then, in the style of American paperboys, rolled up and distributed by bicycle  to random passers-by

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Life Drawing at Oxheys

Another Life Drawing session with registered Life Model Robin Fanner. These session are proving popular amongst artists of all abilities, especially with the long poses that Robin provides. For small groups, the session is held in the 1st Floor meeting room.

This is an invitation only event, so please contact if you would like to take part or register interest for this or future events.

 

Summer Art Courses – portrait painting, spinning & weaving

Summer Creativity at Northlight

summer courses collage

The creativity doesn’t stop for a summer break at Northlight Art Studios! Our summer weekend and summer school courses are guaranteed to keep the creative juices flowing.

Hebden Bridge is a special little town to spend a truly creative weekend

Northlight is continuing to attract exceptional artists who are passionate about sharing their knowledge………. Continue reading

LAN Open exhibition 2013 – call for submissions

After the success of last years’ Open exhibition, we were keen to hold another. Oxheys Mill Studios have kindly agreed to host in their fabulous Project Space again but we have also arranged with the new Korova Arts Cafe in Preston for some additional exhibition space. This will increase exposure and provide more opportunities for sales. The Private View event will be held at Oxheys on 22nd August, with another event held at Korova on Saturday 24th August. LAN Flyer

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Python Arts Festival – Open Submissions

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

Chinese ink drawing and calligraphy workshop

Green Close is providing an exciting opportunity to work with acclaimed Chinese artist, Chui Tze Hung Montgo for an afternoon. Chui was born in Hong Kong in 1936 and studied watercolour, printmaking, photography and ‘Chinese Arts and Literature’ at China College in 1962. Find more information about Chui, his work and awards he has won on his website Continue reading

Drawing on Much Ado

The Dukes Gallery, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Invitation to exhibition preview – Tuesday 16 October, 6.00pm Demi-Paradise Productions are glad to continue our relationship with Lancaster’s professional producing house, The Dukes Theatre, i n showing the work of our artists in residence and compay photographer. Continue reading