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Sunday, 9 September 2012

ABScraft : Posting for With These Hands

For anyone interested in the arts in or from Wirral and as we enter the new season and the forthcoming Independents, I thought it would be a good idea to include all the exhibitions that are currently going on or impending that involve Wirral based artists.  Apologies if there any mistakes and in no particular order.....






INTROJECTION
Group exhibition at the Liverpool Academy of Arts.
25th September to the 1st of November, 12pm - 4pm daily, Tuesday to Saturday

A host of over one hundred jellyfish entice you into the extensive exhibition space. Vast 3D quilted and embroidered landscapes rest on double beds.  Bold, colourful paintings and delicate sculpture with photography line the walls.  In turns subtle and intricate, expressive and expansive, these works will both challenge and delight. 

INTROJECTION will be part of the Liverpool Independents Biennial. It features work from five professional artists based in Merseyside and North Wales; Marie Louise Williams, Christine O'Reilly Wilson, Brenda Sharp, Damon Ravens-Turner, Marie Louise Mairs and Lisa Pugh.
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'Ghosts of the Past ~ Shadows of the Past'

by Susan Lee Brown,

15 September  - 15th of October 2012, 11:30am to 2pm.
Q Breaks Cafe
22 School Lane
Liverpool L1 3BT
Inspired by the recent redevelopment of the City of Liverpool.
The exhibition invites you to determine
whether what we have lost, be it building, animal or anything else was
good progress.
The exhibition continues until the 15th of October
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Love or Nothing
TAG art group
Private view 10 October 6 - 9pm
Exhibition runs 10 - 21 October
Florence Institute
377 Mill Street
Toxteth
L8 4RF
Weekdays 10am - 8pm
Weekends 11.30am to 3.30pm
21 Artists exploring love, lack of love and relationships includes several artists who are part of With These Hands
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WITH THESE HANDS
Exhibition runs 13 - 19 October
Heswall Library
Telegraph Road
Heswall
As part of the Heswall Arts festival an exhibition of work
by this varied and eclectic group.
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3 Artists
Heswall Library
Telegraph Road
Hdeswall

Exhibition runs from 20 - 27 October

 
As part of the Heswall Arts Festival, an exhibition of work
by Rob Symington, David Brown and Susan Brown
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Wirral Society of Arts -National Open Art Competition
PV 21 September 7 - 9pm - all are welcome
Williamson Art Gallery
Slatey Road
Birkenhead
Exhibition continues until 4 November
Open exhibition includes some members of With These Hands.

The Williamson is also playing host to The Four Corners exhibition from the Summer Art Workshops, which were lead by several Wirral artists until the end of September.
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Wendy Williams will be showing at several exhibits during the Biennial including
As with most of her work, the installation is made from recycled materials
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No Voice
Curated by Jacqui Chapman
Bridewell Studios and Gallery, Prescot Street, Liverpool L7 8UL (near the entrance to Royal Liverpool Hospital)
Saturday 15th September - Thursday 27th September 2012
Open: 10:00 - 17:00 daily including Sundays - convenient nearby parking
Featured Artists: Jacqui Chapman, Tente (Enrique Tartabull), Kender (Santiago Ferrer),
The idea behind this international exhibition is to give a voice to those without one and to host them at the Liverpool Independents Biennial 2012. Located significantly in a former police station dating back to the 1880's, No Voice has a central theme of being in a state of exile. Artist Jacqui Chapman, an émigré from South Africa, with the assistance of Dr. Hilary Thurston, has collaborated with Cuban artists and poets in order to highlight their plight as exiles.
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Art Merseyside 2012: The Best of Merseyside Open Exhibitions
One of Marianthi Lainas' photographic prints and Dennis Spicer's work recently seen in the Wirral Spring Open at the Williamson Art Gallery this summer has been selected for inclusion in the Art Merseyside Exhibition that will take place at the Liverpool Academy of Arts, Seel Street, Liverpool.  The exhibition brings together ten works from each of the Open Exhibitions held by greater Merseyside boroughs: Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, Wirral and Liverpool.  The exhibition will run between 25th September - 1st November 2012, gallery opening times are Mon-Fri 12 - 4pm.
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Barbara Harrison has work in Bright Young Things at the Egg Café, Newington (off Bold Street) Liverpool 1 4ED, from 15th September - 25th  November.
The exhibition is free and open during the café's generous opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 10.30pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 10.30pm.
(NB the exhibition is on the top floor of a listed building and unfortunately there is no lift.)
There will also be another Bright Young Things 'opening' for the Long Night of the Biennial Friday 19th October; BYT'S opening will be at teatime! 5pm - 6.30pm.
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'Hospitality Re-Viewed'
Re-View Textile, a fine art textile group based in Liverpool, made up of over 50 artists. Including several from WTH.
'Hospitality Re-Viewed' is being shown as part of the Independents group for the Liverpool Biennial International Art Festival 2012,
Baltic Creative Campus, 46D Jamaica Street, L1 OBP (see the map attached)
 There is 2 hours free parking near the venue, and it is a stone's throw away from Liverpool city centre, Liverpool One and the Albert Dock.
The Baltic Triangle is 20 minutes drive from Liverpool John Lennon Airport and easily accessible from M62, M56 and M53 motorways.
http://reviewtextile.wordpress.com/  The exhibition will run from the 15th September to the 12th October, open Monday to Saturday, 10am - 4pm.


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Contemporary Craft, Art & Design Fair
Saturday, 13 October 2012
        10:00 until 15:00
            Church of the Good Shepherd Hall
    188 Telegraph Road, Heswall, CH60 0AJ
    An exciting variety of work by some of the region's top artists and makers will be on display and available to buy. The fair is part of the Heswall Arts Festival.  The venue is in the centre of Heswall, close to the bus station.

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Gill Curry and Lisa Who: Passage Friday 26th October - Sunday 18th November

Gill Curry & Lisa Who will be resident in the Bluecoat's two print studios in September. The artists, who are based in Merseyside and Australia, will work collaboratively to create drawings and prints concerned with the impact of journeying, journeys and 'home'. This exhibition will display works created during the residency period. This exhibition will be displayed on the 1st floor space by the Upstairs Bistro at The Bluecoat


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