November 27, 2014 by Sarah
Stuck for gift ideas? Don’t worry, there are lots of fairs taking place across York where you can buy some beautiful hand-crafted items! This Saturday 29th November I have a stall at the ‘Annual Christmas Market’ at the Golden Ball pub in York, 11am to 4pm – come along to see all the different wares on display from local makers. Then on Saturday 6th December it’s a ‘Handmade and Vintage Christmas Market’ in The Basement at City Screen, again from 11am to 4pm. Pop along to my stall and say hello!
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October 16, 2014 by Sarah
This Saturday sees the opening of the 1st Anniversary exhibition by the Open Art Collective entitled ‘Organic Mechanic’. Inspired by a suggestion put forward by someone in the community – ‘robots!’ – members of the collective have been beavering away on their latest pieces of art. Come along to the Golden Ball to see the exhibition in the Garden Room. I have one piece in the exhibition which is inspired by the work of the Russian avant-garde artists of the 1920s. I can’t believe that it is already one year ago that the collective was first formed!
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October 22, 2013 by Sarah
Last Thursday there was a Preview of an exhibition by the Open Art Surgery collective. This is a group of local artists – of which I’m one – and we responded to the theme of ‘Your Place in Space’. The exhibition is in the Garden Room at the Golden Ball pub in Bishophill, York and runs for 6 weeks www.goldenballyork.co.uk
I have one piece in the exhibition entitled ‘Enclosure’ which is inspired by nests and hibernation. This was a new venture for me to try and create a 3D piece in a box frame using recycled fabric, paper and thread.
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