All cut up
learnings

All cut up

Paper has been in existence for over two millennia and is universally recognised for its uses; ranging from communication, insulation, protection, and art. Today I learnt how it could be used to create sculptures. Wakefield-based artists Andy Singleton and Richard Sweeny are holding monthly workshops at Westgate Studios. After a couple of failed attempts to … Continue reading

20:20 Print Exchange
work

20:20 Print Exchange

With a new found interest in print but no practise under my belt, earlier this summer I decided to enter the 20:20 Print Exchange through The Art House, Wakefield. I thought that the deadlines would encourage me to explore printmaking during my summer holidays, but as usual time goes too fast and as a typical novice … Continue reading

Roger Hiorns
exhibitions

Roger Hiorns

The new exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield is doubly as exciting as normal: not only is it the first time that Roger Hiorns‘ collection of Youth works are brought together in this untitled exhibition, but it’s the first show in The Hepworth’s new gallery space The Calder. For a long time the area around the gallery … Continue reading

Print making
learnings

Print making

I have a real curiosity about print making, but feeling underwhelmed about the one taught session we had at college and the busyness of the workshops there too, I took matters in to my own hands and joined a day-long print making workshop at The Hepworth Wakefield. The very lovely Laura Slater, who sells her … Continue reading

A long life
exhibitions

A long life

Penny Klepuszewska’s Living Arrangements / End Part photographic exhibition was an incredibly haunting and terrifyingly quiet and subtle show at The Art House, Wakefield (30 May – 24 July 2013). Investigating our ageing population the exhibition was split in two: Living Arrangements explored the fact that one in ten elderly people spend their lives utterly alone, where the home … Continue reading