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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20:20 Print sale & exhibition

Back by popular demand for 2014 is another 20:20 print sale at artist-run Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston. This proved so popular last year, with people literally queuing up on opening night to buy prints so make sure you don’t miss out miss this year. Get there early for the pick of the crop as there will be only have one copy of many of the prints. 2020 flyer email

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20:20 Print Exchange returns to Oxheys for 2014

Back by popular demand for 2014 is another 20:20 print sale at artist-run Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston. This proved so popular last year, with people literally queuing up on opening night to buy prints so make sure you don’t miss out miss this year. Get there early for the pick of the crop as there will be only have one copy of many of the prints. 2020 flyer email

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Artlab Contemporary Print Studio – Group Show 2014

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Artlab Contemporary Print Studio’s members will show new works at ‘The Gallery at St Georges House’ in Bolton. This beautifully restored building opened last year as a creative space dedicated to celebrating the work of local and regional artists. Continue reading

AA2A exhibition opens at PR1 Gallery, Preston

An exhibition by Tiago Duarte, Leighton Bohl, Janet Minogue, Rema Salem and Denise Swanson opens at the PR1 Gallery in Preston from 2nd to 13th December, with private view on Wednesday 4th from 6-8pm. Continue reading

Signatus installation at Oxheys

Signatus

New installation at Oxheys Mill Studios

New printmaking installation at Oxheys Mill Studios

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. A visit to the installation gives visitors an opportunity for some quiet reflection and a chance to unwind

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

The installation runs until November 3rd, open Wednesdays to Saturdays from 11am-4pm

Signatus: private view Oct 3rd

Signatus

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.

20:20 print exchange exhibition

Last year saw Artlab contemporary print studios join the 20:20 project for the first time.

20:20 Print Exchange started in 2009 as a project between Hot Bed Press in Salford and Red Hot Press in Southampton. The format was so successful that it was decided to roll this out to more print workshops. In 2010 there were 120 artists from 10 print workshops involved, in 2011 257 artists from 19 print studios and in 2012 392 artists from 31 workshops producing a total of 9,800 prints!

Artlab contemporary print studios were twinned with Seacourt print studio, Bangor, The Print shed, Hereford and Oxford Printmakers co-operative.  This meant that we received a box set from each of our twinned studios as well as two random portfolios from the project.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see and buy any of the 115 original prints on show in this unique exhibition at Oxhey’s Mill Studios.

The exhibition previews on Weds 3rd July 6-8pm and continues until August 17th open 11-4  Fridays & Saturdays, other days, times by appointment please.

 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 and when they are gone they are gone.

All money raised will be used to support Oxhey’s Mill Studios and Artlab contemporary print studios. Helping local artists to continue working and exhibiting their work in Preston.

Thank you for your support.

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