Archive for ‘Studios’

March 18, 2014

Fiona Gray @ Spring Salon Sale

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36 Lime Street-based artist Fiona Gray will be opening her studio doors for this weekend’s Spring Salon Sale and here is a sneak preview of some of the work she will have on sale.

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This beautiful vintage style clock will enhance any room you choose to hang it in. The surface is printed paper glued onto a wooden backing & varnished. The clock hangs from a satin ribbon, with a selection of beads that compliment the overall design. The edges have been given an aged effect & a coloured tassel hangs from the base of the frame. You can choose either a heart or oval shaped clock. Also available as mirrors.

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This is one of  the ‘Coastal Range’ of cards, featuring a photo of a handmade wooden fishing boat with colourful fabric bunting. The rest of the card is simply illustrated & features the words ‘you can have a little fishy….’. A whimsical card to give someone for any occasion.

The Spring Salon Sale takes place at venues across the Ouseburn on Sunday March 23rd, 2014 from 10am – 5 pm. Entrance is free and all are welcome. See www.ouseburnopenstudios.org for further details.

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March 17, 2014

Ouseburn Community Project

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The Spring Salon Sale sees the launch of the Ouseburn Community Project, an exciting new project inviting locals living and working in the area to take part in designing a printed brick trail with the Ouseburn Farm. The project is a partnership between 36 Lime Street artist Theresa Easton and the Ouseburn Farm.

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Visit level 2 on 36 Lime Street during the Open Studios event to find out all about the event and make a printed spring bulb with Theresa.

The Spring Salon Sale takes place at venues across the Ouseburn on Sunday March 23rd, 2014 from 10am – 5 pm. Entrance is free and all are welcome. See www.ouseburnopenstudios.org for further details.

March 16, 2014

Joanne Mitchell and Zoe Garner @ Spring Salon Sale

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Retrospect by Joanne Mitchell

When 36 Lime Street flings open the doors for the Spring Salon Sale, Joanne Mitchell and Zoe Garner will have contemporary glass on display, much of which will be for sale, from one-off artworks, to unique smaller items such as design-led gifts and jewellery.

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London Horizon by Joanne Mitchell

The Spring Salon Sale takes place at venues across the Ouseburn on Sunday March 23rd, 2014 from 10am – 5 pm. Entrance is free and all are welcome. See www.ouseburnopenstudios.org for further details.

March 15, 2014

Sue Woolhouse @ Spring Salon Sale

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Sue’s studio in Lime Street has been her base for the past twenty-three years. During this time she has undertaken commissions in Hospitals, Surgeries and Colleges including residencies within Schools, alongside private commissions as well as exhibition pieces.

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Over the past year Sue has been developing the Ouseburn Glass Learners zone. Creating opportunities for those excited by glass to come and be taught by leading practitioners in her studio. The studio is a fantastic space for people interested in glass to come and experiment working with glass in an artist’s studio with access to professional tools and equipment.

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Several Master classes in painting and casting were taught in 2013, this year we are building upon the programme with further classes. Sue is currently teaching ‘A Passion for Glass’ eight-week course with Dr Laura Johnston.

For more information on Sue and her work visit her website at: suewoolhouse.com

The Spring Salon Sale takes place at venues across the Ouseburn on Sunday March 23rd, 2014 from 10am – 5 pm. Entrance is free and all are welcome. See www.ouseburnopenstudios.org for further details.

March 14, 2014

Bridging The Ouseburn

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A new book exploring the history of the Ouseburn will be launched at 36 Lime Street for the Spring Salon Sale.

The book, authored by Sue Bright, is Bridging the Ouseburn, celebrating 135 years of bridging the Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne.

The 44 page book, which charts the history of Bridges over the Lower Ouseburn Valley, has two connections to 36 Lime Street as it was designed by Colin Hagan at Northern Design and it contains new photography by David Lawson.

It will be available for purchase from Colin Hagan’s studio on level 1. All profits from this publication will be donated to Ouseburn Festival 2014.

The Spring Salon Sale takes place at venues across the Ouseburn on Sunday March 23rd, 2014 from 10am – 5 pm. Entrance is free and all are welcome. See www.ouseburnopenstudios.org for further details.

March 13, 2014

Emma Holliday @ Spring Salon Sale

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Come into studio 3F and see the artist at work. Emma will be in her painting gear and will be painting…you! That’s if you hang around long enough (and donate some money to The Blood Ivory Campaign).

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Otherwise you can come and enjoy a glass of wine (or juice), eat some tasty nibbles and see the painting as it evolves throughout the day. The walls will be decorated with paintings, prints (lino and giclee) and other interesting one off pieces. Also for sale will be cards, mugs and a variety of clocks (etc etc etc)!

Emma Holliday clock

For more information and updates please see: www.emmaholliday.co.uk or search for Emma’s page on facebook.

March 13, 2014

cocktail sobranie

New work by 36 Lime Street member Louise Bradley, ‘cocktail sobranie’, painted cigar press in two parts.  Available to see at the Spring Salon Sale coming up on 23rd March, 10 – 5.  Find Louise on Level 2.  Louise will be exhibiting at the Customs House and the Toffee Factory as part of the International Print Biennale 2014.

cocktail sobranie by Louise Bradley

cocktail sobranie by Louise Bradley

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November 6, 2013

Studio Availability

Studio 5WS is available for reassignment this autumn
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Studio 5WS is an L shaped, small studio / large cupboard at the top of the stairwell on the top floor of the building. The previous tenant used this space as a small office for a while and has since being using it as storage. As a result it is in need of some attention, and the walls could do with being brushed back before applying a coat of anti-damp paint. There are two single strip lights in the room and two double sockets on the wall to the left of the door. The studio has no windows.

7.63m²
Quarterly rent of £82.25
The exiting Member is looking for a £237.50 Premium to re-assign the lease.

Bills Electricity is charged on a usage basis with the cost of the communal areas shared between studios. Members are responsible for arranging their rates and other utilities as well as supplying and maintaining appropriate fire safety equipment for their practice, PAT testing their portable appliances and inspections of other electrical supplies.

Studio Management 36 Lime Street provides affordable studios by keeping management fees to a minimum. The studios are run by it’s Members, from taking responsibility for fire safety to overseeing building works, putting the bins out to organising exhibitions and studio tours, open studios and other events, redecorating corridors and sitting on the Board of Directors. All Members are expected to contribute to the running of the studios. An average of 5 General Committee meetings are held each year and the Board of Directors meet once a month.

Viewings Viewings will take place at 1pm on Wednesday 20th of November. If you would like to view the studio on this date please confirm your attendance with Rachel Bollen via email: info@36limestreet.co.uk. If you are unable to make this date the studio will also be available to view during our Open Studio event, 10am – 6pm on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November.

Interviews Will be held during the morning of Thursday 28th November. Deadline for interview request 12pm Monday 25th November. Please contact Rachel to request an interview: info@36limestreet.co.uk

36 Lime Street Ltd’s guiding principle is to provide secure, affordable studio spaces for rent for creative artists, and in doing so to contribute towards the regeneration of the building and the area. We aim to foster the principles of co-operation in members involvement with industry and commerce, training and education, and leisure and recreational activities.

36 Lime Street is proud to be a member of the National Federation of Artists’ Studio Providers.