Call for Entries: Open Up North 2014

The online entry portal for Open Up North 2014 is now open.  Open Up North is an art competition run by the Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal which is open to both professional and non-professional artists from the north of England and will culminate in a multi-venue exhibition across Kendal from 31st May – 27th July with a prize fund in excess of £2000. Continue reading

Oxheys Winter exhibition – private view

Go along to Oxheys on Dec 5th 6-8pm for a chance to see and buy some great art – all work for sale and can be taken away. With a special ‘£20 and Under’ area,  you’ll find some great buys along with an opportunity to buy some unique art, cards and gifts for Christmas, whilst enjoying some good conversation, a glass of something and a good time.

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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

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

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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20:20 Print Exchange

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 there were 257 artists from 19 print studios and in 2012 there were 392 artists from 31 workshops producing 9,800 prints! Continue reading