Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Positive Day

Today I had a very interesting and positive day. I went for a portfolio review session at neo:artists where I met Kwong Lee, director of Castlefield Gallery in Manchester. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Castlefield have a reputation for conceptual work. … Continue reading

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20:20 Print Exchange On Tour

I’ve posted about last year’s 20:20 Print Exchange and also this year’s one. One of each artist’s prints are put together as a touring exhibition. This evening I came across this video of the exhibition arriving in Wakefield. Have a … Continue reading

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Should I tell Lynne Truss about Julia’s class?

I know what you’re thinking! Today was the last day of Julia’s Drawing Class and there are no more in the brochure so we won’t have any more drawings from the class until autumn. Well, you’re wrong! Julia has arranged … Continue reading

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Creative Block By Heather Prescott

During February I took part in the 28 Drawings Later Challenge on Facebook. I shared some of the drawings in an earlier post. One of my favourite artists involved was Heather Prescott who produced a series of cartoons about Creative … Continue reading

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StAnza 2014: The Lightfoot Letters

Originally posted on Angela Topping:
We set off on Tuesday morning, with all the art work for the exhibition, ‘The Lightfoot Letters’, neatly stacked in the car. Wednesday morning was spent putting up the exhibition in the Preservation Trust Museum,…

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Take To The Trees

The current exhibition at neo:gallery in Bolton is a two-woman show called Take to the Trees. (Not Talk to the Trees, which would have been about the Prince of Wales, I assume.) Margaret Jackson’s work is mainly encaustic paintings while Julie … Continue reading

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‘Experimental Drawing’ By Robert Kaupelis

On Saturday I went shopping at Fred Aldous in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. I’ve signed up for an e-course on Making Monoprints with Linda Germain using gelatin plates, and I needed some materials for the course. While I was there, I … Continue reading

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First Thursdays In East London

The Management and I have just had a couple of days in London. The main reason for going was to take part in Last Thursdays organised by the Whitechapel Gallery. I’d heard about it through Twitter. A large number of … Continue reading

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Equally at home with a palette or a pen – Andrew Lambirth

This is sort of a repost. It is an article by art critic Andrew Lambirth in this morning’s Sunday Telegraph. An interesting take on the artist v critic: “Writers about art are not necessarily artists themselves, but when they are, … Continue reading

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