Forthcoming Artspace Events:
Sat 30th June - Sun 1st July 11am - 4pm
Northlight Artists CHAPEL
Northlight’s resident artists collaborate to tackle the Arts Festival theme of
non-conformism. Taking the working title of ‘Chapel’ as their
starting point, expect interpretation through
painting, sculpture, ceramics, print, stained glass,
textiles and performance...........don't miss......
Morning Service - a participatory performance with Annie Harrison
Sunday 1st July, 11am – 12noon (please arrive 5 minutes early and stay for the whole hour.)
‘Morning Service’ takes the structure of the Methodist service and using non-religious content,
invites participants to share an hour together creating a temporary community.
PLUS………FREE DROP IN WORKSHOP
A free art workshop for all ages taking place over the weekend -
led by Rachel Red and Katch Skinner
Discover your inner non-conformist and help us make a mixed media community art
installation especially for the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival recreating this Martin Parr photograph ...
or make a card/print/mixed media chapel!
Fri 6th Sat 7th Sun 8th July 11am - 5pm
HEBDEN BRIDGE OPEN STUDIOS Visit our resident artist’s in their studios
A wonderful chance chat to the artists with the opportunity to buy superb art and crafts
direct from the maker. Kids activities…tea and cakes and of course the legendary Northlight raffle!
FINALE! End of year show
Fri 6th Sat 7th Sun 8th July 11am - 5pm
Taking place alongside the Open Studios event
An uplifting end of year celebration of the progress of our many course students.
A glorious showcasing of painting, drawing, ceramics, printmaking, and stained glass
Susan Thomason Treacherous Skin
Fri 24th Aug - Mon 27th Aug 11am –4pm
Susan Thomason presents a series of audio visual interactive dress sculptures in her latest show, Treacherous Skin.
In Treacherous Skin, the skin performs as an interactive interface that responds to external flux.
This is the final statement from the Treacherous Trilogy
Roo Waterhouse SHELF LIFE
Fri 31st Aug - Mon 3rd Sept 11am - 4pm
Shelf Life: an exhibition of recent oil paintings celebrating our accumulated possessions,
which can become like old friends, and through which our histories can be read……
Rag Market Sat 6th Oct 11am - 4pm
Hebden Bridge WI expand their fantastic marketplace of all things textiles
to Northlight! Also at the Town Hall
Heather Boxall COLOUR STANDARDS
Sat 27th - Mon 29th October 11am - 4pm
A new body of paintings that reference the 1934 British Dictionary of Colour Standards
- a compilation of colour silk swatches adopted as the standard within the textile and
other colour using industries.
Working with a limited palette or in monochrome Heather builds up layers of colour allowing ambiguities and subtle colour shifts to occur, bringing a unique focus on colour’s symbolic, optical and material qualities
Dominic & Helen Vince ORDER FROM CHAOS
Sat 17th - Sun 18th Nov 11am - 4pm
After eighteen years of living and painting together Dominic And Helen Vince are exhibiting jointly for the first time.
Old and new paintings from the chaos of two different temperaments and the order of a shared senseof beauty and purpose
FRIDAY ‘ARTISTS TALK’ EVENINGS
Discover more about how artists work and share your experience over a glass of wine.
Sessions will vary from informal discussions, ‘Show & Tell’ evenings to more formal lectures. £3 kitty
Show and Tell Evening 12th Oct 7pm
An informal, social and safe place to talk about a piece
of your work, get feedback, network and share your creative passion. These sessions are open to artists and craftspeople working in all media and at any point in their artistic career. Audio visual facilities available Book your 5 min slot!
Dominic Vince ‘Composition as Poetry’ 9th Nov 7pm
A talk exploring a poetic approach to composition as illustrated through selected paintings from the past five hundred years. A simple introduction revealing how artists have used composition not just as placement and organisation, but as the inventive bedrock of the idea, narrative, atmosphere or metaphor of the painting itself.