Archive for October, 2011

October 30, 2011

The Sunderland Book project call out

The Sunderland Book Project is co-ordinated by 36 Lime Street based printmaker Theresa Easton and is a an ongoing book project aiming to provide opportunities for those taking part to exhibit their work nationally & internationally.

 

Graham Smith (Art Centre Washington Sept-Nov2011)

Open Call for Submissions

 

The Sunderland Book Project invites national and international artist’s, designers, bookmakers and printmakers to design and make an artist’s book, pamphlet, zine or comic inspired by the North East of Englands coastal city of Sunderland.  Choose from the city’s rich history in seafaring, industrial heritage and glass making, (to name just a few) or document contemporary landmarks such as the Stadium of Light, University City and  the Aquatic Centre boasting the only 50m swimming pool between Leeds and Edinburgh!

Background

The aim of the project is to collect a wide range of unique interpretations of the city of Sunderland from around the world.  The books will be exhibited in national and international venues, reflecting the cities international export tradition.

Dominic Colquitt (Arts Centre Washington Sept-Nov 2011)

This is a touring exhibition and has strict guidelines.

Submission guidelines:

Application Form Sunderland Book Project

October 29, 2011

Behind the scenes at 36 Lime street

 
Colin Hagan

 Graphic Designer Colin Hagan, also known as Northern Design, plays an important role in the preparations that go into the Ouseburn Open Studios weekend at 36 Lime Street.

Publicity and Marketing is  key to promoting the organisation and the practitioners taking part in the weekends events.  Planning and preparation takes place weeks in advance, although there are always the last minute deadlines and alterations made.

Ampersand's

Colin’s studio at 36 Lime street is not only his workplace but a space for exhibiting his own projects including a collection of Ampersand’s made from various materials including, wood, glass and ceramic.   A range of hand printed silk-screen prints hang on the wall reflecting Colin’s passion for Jazz and Blues music.

October 27, 2011

The Book Apothecary has two days left of its current Tour

I think...concertina style book by Theresa Easton

Theresa Easton Altered Suitcase with hand made artist’s books and book work, including enamelled glass vessels.

Book Apothecary is inspired by the idea of book and botanical categorisation systems, proving that books can be visual as well as informative.  Part of the Durham Book Festival, the Book Apothecary is the inspirationl idea of Yvette Hawkins and presents  a travelling book museum created by the artists Yvette Hawkins, Aidan Moesby, Theresa Easton and Stevie Ronnie, and a team of young people.

Mini books by Theresa Easton on sale at Open Studios 26th & 27th Nov 2011

They have worked together to share skills in book binding, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, audio and writing to create a unique travelling vessel designed by furniture maker Nick James.  Find out more at www.bookapothecary.co.uk.

Catch Book Apothecary on its travels and explore hidden and unusual handmade books.

Thursday 27
Newton Hall Library 10am – 12pm

Peterlee Library 2pm -4pm

Friday 28
Wolsingham Library 10am -12pm
Chilton Library 2pm – 4pm

October 26, 2011

36 Lime Street’s very own Master Printer.

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Ink on Paper – Hole Editions

 

Hole Editions is a collaborative lithography workshop in Newcastle Upon Tyne established by Lee Turner in 2005 following his Master Printer training at Tamarind Institute. This exhibition brings together a recent selection of the regional, national and international artists who have printed and published lithographs at Hole Editions.

Carla Bromhead
Peter J Evans
Lauren Healey
Ben Jeans Houghton
David Leigh
Narbi Price
Iris Priest
Ant Macari
Paul Merrick
Ray Richardson
George Shaw
Simon Woolham

Lithography and Tamarind: ‘An Informal Energy’

Prints from the Tamarind Institute, New Mexico.

This world-class exhibition of works by leading international artists Jim Dine, Kiki Smith and Lesley Dill, celebrates the diversity of the medium of lithography and the accomplishments of the renowned Tamarind Institute of New Mexico.

Tamarind Institute is a non profit centre for lithography that trains master-printers and houses a professional collaborative studio for artists. It is recognised internationally for its contributions to the growth of contemporary printmaking around the world.

A number of events are taking place throughout this exhibition, including a free preview evening on Friday 4 November where you have the chance to view the exhibition from 6pm, alongside live music and a pay bar.

Part of the International Print Biennale which is taking place at venues across the North East during September, October and November 2011. See www.internationalprintbiennale.org.uk for more information.
DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery,

Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TU
5th November – 8th January 2012

Preview: Friday 4th November, 6 – 10pm

Walk & Talk: Sat 5th November, 2 – 4pm

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October 25, 2011

Create your own range of Christmas items, in porcelain, in three weekly workshops.

Every Saturday morning from 29th October at 36 Lime Street Studios, Ouseburn,Newcastle NE1 2PQ

Cost: £50 for 6 hours. Price includes clay, plus cost of firings, transfers and colours.  
By the finish of the sessions, you could have anything up to a dozen festive pieces to take away!

 

  • Bespoke decorations – can be made to match the interior design of your home
  • Unique Christmas gifts – made to your own design, or to a template


The workshops are designed both for people who have no previous knowledge of working with clay as well as for those with some.
The sessions are led by award-winning ceramic artist Helena Seget, in her own studio.

Places are limited.

 

Saturday 29th October 201110:00-12:00

Stage I – working with clay.   Includes: Wedging clay / Cutting clay / Joining clay / Making impressions

 

Saturday 5th November 201110:00 – 11:30

Stage II – working with biscuit-fired work (made in previous week).   Includes:  Painting on colour / Drawing and writing on fired clay

 

Saturday 12th November 201110:00 – 12:00

Stage III – working with glaze (using re-fired porcelain from previous week).  Includes: applying transfers

 

Optional 4th workshop: Saturday 19th November 201110:00 – 12:00 (cost: £20)

Stage IV – adding accessories, including ribbons

 

 

To book a space, payment must be made in advance.

 

Contact: Tel: 07961 178 468

E-mail: contact@helenaseget.com

October 18, 2011

Welcome to 36 Lime Street Blog

Welcome to 36 Lime street Blog.

This blog’s aim is to keep you up to date with current events, developments and practitioners work at 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley.