NEW LIGHT PRIZE EXHIBITION 18th November 2017 - 18th February 2018: Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle 10th March - 2nd June 2018: Huddersfield Art Gallery 27th June - 1st July: Bankside Gallery, London 13th October - 27th January 2019" Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery
The New Light Prize Exhibition gives you the chance to see the best contemporary Northern art in one of the country’s finest Museums before it tours to museums and galleries across the UK. I was delighted to have my large-scale monotype, 'Meadowsweet', selected for this wonderful exhibition.
GREAT PRINT EXHIBITION 17th November 2017 - 18th February 2018 Rheged Centre, Penrith The Great Print Exhibition is the largest exhibition of its kind in the UK. With over 350 framed artworks on the wall by over 60 printmakers from up and down Britain, it’s an excellent chance to see and buy original art. You’ll be able to learn about this widely varied art form, with information on how different prints are made and videos showing artists making their work, along with examples of tools and printing plates used to create prints. On certain days, the Making Space will be occupied by a printmaker, offering live demonstrations as they create new prints right there in the gallery.
HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD PRINT FAIR The Hepworth Wakefield Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 5AW 23-25 Mar 2018, 10am – 5pm £2 entry / Members and under 16s Free
The Hepworth Wakefield’s popular Print Fair returns in 2018 with a host of exciting stalls, activities and events celebrating the art of printmaking. I will be showing my prints at the print fair as part of Printmakers Circle.
PRINT Just Makers exhibition at RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate. 3 - 29 April 2018 Entry to the exhibition is free but garden entrance fees apply. This is a group exhibition and I will have a selection of framed & unframed prints as well as greetings cards.
COLLECTIONS Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley 21 April - 16 June 2018 The third exhibition of my collaborative project with Josie Beszant and Charlotte Morrison. The gallery here is huge and we have been delighted to be able to invite a number of artists to join us who are also taking inspiration from collections and the mill itself. For more information on who we will be exhibiting with click HERE Come and meet some of the artists at a special event on Sunday 29th April, 1-3pm. I will also be demonstrating my collagraph techniques! The archive will be open for you to visit and the Leeds Vintage Furniture and Home Fair will be taking place in the Finishing Room. Lots to see and do!
PRINTFEST Coronation Hall, Ulverston, Saturday 5th May, 10am-5pm Sunday 6th May, 10am - 4pm I'm delighted to have been selected for this year's Printfest. Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary hand-made prints, it is a rare opportunity for some of the best of the UK’s printmakers to gather under one roof, to share practice and learn from each other. Admission £5 (includes catalogue)
WEST DEAN ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL 1-3rd June 2018, 10am - 5pm (last entry 4pm) Whats on: Live demonstrations, buy quality arts and craft, a rare opportunity to explore inside historic West Dean House and view material from the Collection, art installations, hands-on workshops, drop-in hands-on Craft Hut, trail round the Gardens. Gardens entry included and tours of Garden sculptures. For further information and to pre-book tickets, click HERE
SUMMERS CALL Masham Gallery, Masham 7 July - 27 August 2018 I will be exhibiting with Printmakers Circle in this lovely exhibition focussing on the swifts that frequent Masham and the more general aspects of summer.
THREE PEAKS ARTS TRAIL 30 June/1 July & 7/8 July Founded in 2018 as an artist led group working to support artists within the Yorkshire Dales three peaks region. The arts trail will take place over two weekends and I will be based at the old Horton School building in Horton-In-Ribblesdale where there will also be two other artists, a 'taster' exhibition of all the artists taking part in the trail, workshops throughout the intervening week and a selected small group of fine art degree students from Manchester School of Art who will be making work inspired by the local environment. More details can be found HERE
ART IN THE PEN Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, BD23 1UDSat 11 & Sun 12 AUGUST 2018 (Sat 10am - 5.30pm, Sun 10am - 4pm)www.artinthepen.org.uk £5 entry - under 16's free Art in the Pen is a well established and highly regarded art and craft fair that runs each year in Thirsk and Skipton Auction Marts.
CRAFTED BY HAND Masham Town Hall, Masham 3 - 4 November, 10am - 4pm I'm delighted to have been accepted to take part in the autumn 'Crafted by Hand' in my old home town of Masham. There will be around 40 stalls, including jewellery, ceramics, glass, sculpture, printmaking, artist books. You'll be able to meet the makers as well as watch or try your hand at various art and craft skills. A range of delicious homemade cakes, tea and coffee from Nutmeg Creative Cakery will be available in the Town Hall. Entry is £2, under-16s 50p. For more information click HERE