Call for submissions: summer open exhibition & art market

Oxheys Summer open exhibition & art marketAs part of our 3rd birthday celebrations,  Oxheys are running a special Summer Open exhibition, also featuring a one-day pop-up Art Market event on Preston Flag Market.

Local artists, LAN and ArtLab members are all invited to join and any artists interested in running workshops or a performance during the Art Market even are also invited to apply. 

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George Hallett: Photographer

Part of the Distinguished Visitor Programme Public Lecture Series, George Hallett: Photographer is a free talk but to book a places visit or email
George Hallett, Photographer

Signatus: private view Oct 3rd


New installation at Oxheys Mill Studios opens Oct 3rd

New installation at Oxheys Mill Studios opens Oct 3rd

This new installation explores the leaf as a sign, highlighting it’s accepted role in identifying species coupled with an inherent spiritual significance; acknowledged by many cultures around the world.

Signatus is a showcase of original work, created in the past year, as a result of a residency in the print room at UCLan on the AA2A scheme, in which the artist developed a unique method of printmaking, fusing elements from eastern and western traditions.

Denise Swanson is a resident artist and co-founder at Oxheys Mill Studios

The exhibition opens with a Private View on Thursday 3rd Oct between 6-8pm – light refreshments included. It is then runs until November 3rd, open Wednesdays to Saturdays from 11am-4pm.

Call for North West Artists

Culture Warrington in partnership with Gallery At Bank Quay House are looking for gifted artists from the North West to have their work showcased alongside national and international talent at the Open exhibition as part of Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2013. Continue reading

Call for film makers / photographers / moving image artists /animators

Tameside Heritage Film Project is a creative collaboration moving image celebrating Tameside’s people, towns, heritage and future. The project is looking for local artists to get involved with the creation of the Tameside Now & Then film.

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Fieldwork – Photography Journal

    Guangzhou China

Call for Papers / Photographic Work

Space, Location and Territory

Fieldwork is dedicated to publishing innovative work in contemporary photographic research. The journal is a forum for practitioners, writers and theorists to explore ideas and debates motivating new photographic work and new photographic thinking. Continue reading

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

Lubaina Himid talk at Harris Museum & Gallery, Preston

Photo ©Denise Swanson of painting by Lubaina Himid

On the 25th October at 1pm in the Watercolour Gallery the Harris Museum & Art Gallery will host a lunchtime talk by Lubaina Himid in which she will discuss her latest archive intervention and curatorial project.

Call for submissions – LAN open art exhibition

Submissions are invited for the 2012 LAN Open Art exhibition to be held at Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston. Entry is free to all members of LAN, so if you are not yet a member, join now whilst it’s still free.

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