Country Matters in Gallery at Brockholes

Gallery at Brockholes

The Art & Craft Guild of Lancashire have moved gallery shop from Burscough Wharf.

We are now Gallery at Brockholes, Brockholes Visitor Village & Nature Reserve, Junction 31, M6 – brown signed, Samlesbury (A59), near Preston, PR5 0AG. Continue reading

International photography festival FORMAT returns to Derby

Leading international photography festival, FORMAT, is back in Derby in 2015 celebrating its 10th anniversary, bringing together the best of contemporary photography under the curatorial theme of EVIDENCE.

FORMAT has established a reputation for championing international photography and introducing new talents to the UK, attracting visitors from all over the globe.

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Experimental in Nature

This exhibition is an exploration into various experimental techniques and different means of presenting  work under the theme of ‘Experimental in Nature’. Through this exploration, a few have branched out into working with film. Those working with film, focus on the photograph as a physical object and so have looked into different ways of printing and presenting the final images. By having both digital and film in the exhibition, a discussion is opened between old and new.

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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

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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Light & Shade in Gallery at the Wharf

The Light & Shade exhibition explores the juxtaposition and contrast of colour. We have many striking pieces of art that make a statement and not to be forgotten our 3D covers a range of ceramics, textiles, wood, glass, jewellery and photography. We have invited several guest artists with new pieces not regularly in the gallery.

Light & Shade in Gallery at the Wharf

Light & Shade in Gallery at the Wharf

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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