Shieldfield Art Works Blog
Interview: David Lisser – ‘The Future 2, 3 & 4’
27th January 2012

David Lisser is an artist working and living in Newcastle where he graduated from Newcastle University in Fine Art in 2009. He is based at the Newbridge Studios in the city centre where he was recently involved in ‘Response: A Rural Urban Conversation’ with Visual Arts in Rural Communities (VARC). Since June 2011, he has been artist in […]

Commentary
Consider the Light
25th January 2012

James Turrell from THE VIEWMAKERS’ STUDIO on Vimeo. Without light there would be darkness. Light allows the eye to see and the mind to perceive, color, value, texture and shape. James Turrell’s exploration of light as an end unto itself, causes the viewers of his work to consider its power, and to experience its spiritual […]

Interview: Julia Tryon
16th January 2012

  THB recently did a studio visit and interview with Newcastle-based artist, JULIA TRYON and talked about her upcoming site-specific installation at Open Shop’s Stairwell Gallery, opening this Friday, January 12, at 6pm.   Julia Tryon’s work often blurs the distinction between photography, sculpture and painting, through the deconstruction and reconstruction of photographs of the […]

Recreation: A Conference & Exhibition – 30th-31st March 2012
13th January 2012

We are pleased to announce that our annual conference title will be ‘ReCreation, where we hope to explore the dynamics of art, faith and practice through lectures, discussions and a complementary exhibition. As The Holy Biscuit Community continues to grow to incorporate a wide range of artists from a variety of ages, backgrounds and training, […]

Commentary
New Year, Art & Fear
10th January 2012

Ten days into 2012 and I’ve finally laid out my creative resolutions for the year. I recently picked up my copy of Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking, by David Bayles and Ted Orland, in an attempt to jump start things. This book was mandatory reading back in uni-days. Although I […]

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Christmas is Happening
14th December 2011

Nowadays, anything that causes you to slow down, pause and to reflect, could generally be considered a good thing, especially during the busyness and excitement of the festive season. The Christmas is Happening project, can easily be called good. In its second year, the project presents a work of art and piece of music, for each day […]

Advent Exhibition
9th December 2011

Thanks again to everyone who came to the opening last Thursday evening! The word was that it was quite a busy night, with around four to five other openings around town. Check out some photos by Louise Todd The show’s up for about another week before it moves up to Wooler. Check out work by: […]

Dancing in the Heavens
17th November 2011

by Dominic White In the past twenty years, dance has enjoyed an incredible revival in Britain. New dance schools have sprung up everywhere, including state-of-the-art Dance City in Newcastle. Ballet has always been strong in Britain, even if rather highbrow (or considered just something for little girls), but now all kinds of dance and movement […]