Exhibition: 'Out of the Darkness' etchings and paintings of jewels.
At the Ripley Arts Centre, Tue 21st May until Fri 14th June. 9am to 3pm weekdays
Open evening 21st May 7 to 9pm
24 Sundridge Avenue, Bromley BR1 2PX
Want something fun to do this weekend?
The Wrotham Arts Festival is on from the 10th - 12th May in St.Georges Church and Village Hall, Wrotham TN15. Open from 10:30 - 5pm. With over 60 exhibiting artists, ceramics, sculptures, silversmiths as well as Doodlebugs pottery for the kids.
There's also the chance to win some fantastic original pieces of art for the cost of a £1 raffle ticket as well as a signed pictured donated by Graham Clarke.
Come along, there's something for everyone and an great cafe to relax in once you've had a wander around.
Ceramics studio summer sublet, Brighton city centre
Fully equipped large ceramics studio in Phoenix Brighton available for 2 months, June and July, whilst away on a residency. Large main studio room with plenty of space, separate kiln room with 3 large front-loading kilns, separate wet/glaze/plaster room. Parking. 07803 161313 firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline ASAP.
Silkscreen Printing Classes
Please visit my website for information about workshop dates in different forms of printmaking including photo silkscreen
MUSE Exhibition - by Sevenoaks Life Drawing Group
3rd - 16th May 2013
Knole Academy, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks Kent TN1 3LE
PRIVATE VIEW: 3rd May : 7:30pm
Come and share a glass of wine with these friendly local artists that meet once a week to draw from life, and share tales over coffee and cake at break time. From pastels to oils, and even a bit of sculpture there's lots to see.
Exhibition of work by MVAN
Starting on 1st June with tea and cake at 12.30pm the "Gallery Below 65" is launching the "Personal Journeys" exhibiton showing the work of 35 artists who belong to Maidstone Visual Artists Network (MVAN). It is housed in the basement of Gilbert and Clark Frame & Print shop 65 High Street Maidstone.
The exhibition continues for the whole of June.
Come along to see some exciting work in the gallery and in the surrounding shops where you can see the creative work of Maidstone artists.
Affordable Art - Withyham Art Groups Exhibition and Sale
At the Parish Hall, Withyham, on May Bank Holiday. Sat 4th, Sunday 5th and Monday 6th 2013. 10am till 5pm. Framed and Unframed paintings will be on sale as well as greetings cards made from original art works. Artists who painted the items on exhibition will be in attendance throughout doing hostess duty. Light refreshments will be available. The pub opposite, "The Dorset Arms" Withyham does great food and there are several country walks, short ones and longer ones nearby.
Colour and light on Romney Marsh
A collection of paintings by CATHERINE FARR
Sat. April 6th to Sun. May 19th 2013
Open Sat. to Weds, 10am - 5pm.
Jeffery Harrison visitor Centre
Bradbourne Vale road, Sevenoaks, TN13 3DH
Printing Cost Sharing
Is anyone interested in sharing printing - I would like to get 500 greetings cards done, to sell at open studios but the minimum print run at the Imaging centre in Pembury is 1000.
Get in touch if you are interested.
1000 cards 125 x 125 with cello wrap and envelope is £230
PEMBURY ART & CRAFT EXHIBITION 2013
Our 5th year!
Friday 17th May - preview. 6-7pm.
Saturday 18th May - 11-4
Sunday 19th May - 11-4
Lots of different crafters on show. Wide range of art work too - from beginners to professionals.
Arty Crafty Cafe. Entrance £2 adults, Children Free.
St. Peter's Upper Church nr the Geen TN2 4PD
Hope you can join us!
Printmaking and Papercutting Classes in Beckenham
Sandra Mckears Johnson is teaching printmaking and papercutting classes at Crafts Bee in Beckenham. A studio for creative craft lessons.
Sandra is also teaching junior art at The Lightbox, Woking relating to Gertrude Jekyll.
Sandra will be having an exhibition of her work at Quebec House, Westerham. A National Trust Property 'The Vernacular Architecture of West Kent'
KAREN BIRCHWOOD - A TAPESTRY OF COLOUR
Thursday 11th April to Saturday 4th May 2013
The Gallery at MERRIECROFT
Merriecroft, Common Road, Sissinghurst, Kent TN17 2AE
Visitors welcome without appointment:
Tuesday - Friday 2.30pm - 5.30pm and
Saturday 10.30am - 5.30pm.
Viewing available at other times by appointment - ring Kristina on 07798 601427
PMC jewellery lessons wanted
I am keen to learn how to use PMC to make silver jewellery. Is there anyone in the Kent/East Sussex area who would be prepared to give me some lessons, or does anyone know of any courses locally?
Kate Nash, Sandhurst, Kent.
Opportunity to take part in the -
Herne Bay - SEOS Preview Exhibition at Beach Creative
Wed 29th May – Tues 4th June 10.00 - 4.30 daily
Beach House, Beach Street, Herne Bay, Kent CT9 1BC
Beach Creative Community Interest Company, provides a creative hub that includes studio space, exhibition space, meeting rooms, workshops and office space.
Plenty of parking available, use of kitchen & toilet facilities etc.
Ability to put out SEOS and Individual publicity & trails etc.
INFORMATION & CONTACT
• Cost TBC (about £12 each depending of number of entries) - Stewarding required
Please reply to email@example.com or telephone 07764279103 ASAP
• Paper work will be forwarded as follows: Floor Plan
• Required - Availability for stewarding - Work to be submitted – Title, media, cost, name of artist
• Deliver work to gallery Saturday 25th May 10.30- 3pm ( To Janet Aldis)
• Help required for putting up exhibition Monday 27th May
• Collection of unsold work Tuesday 4th June 1pm -4.30pm
HOT OFF THE PRESS
Handmade Print Show 6th April to 28th May at The Singing Soul Gallery
This will be a wonderful chance to see some fantastic handmade prints.
Amanda Averillo, Ali Stump, Brenda Harthill, Cyril Vickers, Louisa Crispin, Marie Prett,
Rita Kearton, Sarah Young, Sue Scullard and Tor Hildyard.
Singing Soul Gallery, 19 Stone Street, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3HF
Art Show and Plant Stall at All Saints' Church, Biddenden
18th & 19th May with preview evening 17th May - 6pm to 9pm
Open: Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 12 noon to 4pm
Calling local artists - if you haven't been in contact there is still time to enter your work into the Art Plant exhibition. Artists can put in three pieces of artwork, paintings and other media including 3D, and up to 20 cards for a one-off fee of £7.00 per artist, 10% commission on sales will go to All Saints' Church. Contact Pat Vallas tel: 01580 291730 firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form.
NEWENDEN'S GARDEN OF ENGLAND FAIR - SATURDAY 1 JUNE 2013 10AM-4.30PM
Would like to invite artisans and makers of interesting and unique products to showcase their creations at our forthcoming summer fair. I am particularly keen to speak to artists of ceramic wares, garden sculpture and felt makers. However please do contact me if you feel that you have something that would fit into our 'fair' theme.
We have a limited space of approximately 30 tables inside, so if you are interested please contact me as soon as possible. Cost per pitch is £15.00.
Hazel McKinlay 01797 252536
Glass Fusing Course
Come and join me for a fun and creative one-day taster course in Glass Fusing. During the course you will learn: To cut Glass: To Design, combining colours, frits and stringers: To assemble and create your own unique pice of artwork (Glass tiles, Window hanging, coasters).
Cost: £40. 00 (plus materials)
Group sizes: up to 4 students
Where: Bexhill, East Sussex
I am offering printmaking classes in my studio in Boughton Monchelsea near Maidstone. Learn how to do the basics or develop you skills in a range of techniques. Try dry point etching, Lino print,collographs, mono print, screen printing or photo silkscreen.
Also an opportunity to work on own work in open studio sessions making use of equipment such as printing press and screens.
Contact me on email email@example.com or 01622 743072
Studio Space to Share
500 sq ft printmaking studio in Whitstable Kent to share with 2 others. Fully equipped for all intaglio/relief printmaking.
or visit my website
Sculpture in the gardens
27th July to 18th August
Godinton House & Gardens annual exhibition of contemporary work. Displayed throughout the twelve acres of fabulous gardens including a trail through the wild garden where mature trees, saying grasses and the reflections of a large wild pond make the perfect backdrop.
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