Shieldfield Art Works Blog
Open Call: “Your Deeds Don’t Define You”
21st January 2016

The Holy Biscuit Lent Exhibition 2016 For our Lent show this year, we are curating an exhibition which explores the themes of redemption, forgiveness and reconciliation synonymous with Easter. We are inviting submissions responding to, or questioning the title “Your deeds don’t define you,” and we encourage artists to explore this theme through their work. We […]

Call for Proposals: Exhibition Opportunity for Students
5th January 2016

As part of our programme to encourage and help develop the work of emerging artists, we are inviting art students to submit exhibition proposals to showcase their work in The Holy Biscuit. The successful applicant, either a group or individual, will be awarded the use of our exhibition space FREE for three weeks in February […]

The Holy Biscuit is partnering with Northumbria University’s Think Physics project and artists, for an exhibition and events to coincide with The Late Shows. This show will be an artistic interpretation of the science behind the sun, marking 2015 as the UN International Year of Light. We are looking for artists who are interested in […]

Call for Proposals: 40 Days in the Dark
29th January 2015

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS Spring Exhibition at The Holy Biscuit EXHIBITION: 13 March – 2 April PREVIEW: 12 March, 6 – 8pm We are launching a programme of exhibitions to mark 2015 as the UN International Year of Light with our spring exhibition, inspired by the short film ‘Return of the Sun’. This short documentary […]

Call for Proposals: Outing Ageing
28th May 2013

Outing Ageing Exhibition dates: 30 September – 17 October 2013 Proposal Deadline EXTENDED: 13 July 2013 The Holy Biscuit is now accepting proposals for our autumn exhibition, ‘Outing Ageing’, curated by artist Kay Steven. THEME In Coming of Age, Simone de Beauvoir referred to old age as society’s secret shame. Ageing affects everyone. Whether you […]

Guerrilla Knit: Calling all Knitters, Yarn-bomb incoming!
12th October 2012

“Our street art does many things. It takes a woolly hold on forgotten public spaces and gives them soul. It treats the whole world as an art gallery. It encourages others to bring their own city to life in ways only they can imagine.” -Knit the City   The Holy Biscuit are commissioning a piece of public art and we need […]

Call for Entries : ADVENT & ADVENTURE
2nd October 2012

ADVENT & ADVENTURE Exhibition: December 1-20   Opening Reception: Friday, November 30, 6.00-7.30pm The Holy Biscuit is invites artists to participate in our second annual Advent exhibition, ADVENT & ADVENTURE, exploring the season of Advent and Christmas. Advent is a season of expectation and preparation. For Christians, it is to commemorate the coming of the […]

Call For Papers: Arts & Christianity Ireland
22nd May 2012

Risking Mystery: Contemporary Arts and Sacred Worship Arts & Christianity Ireland seek abstracts for their upcoming one-day conference, Risking Mystery: Contemporary Arts and Sacred Worship to be held 20 October 2012 at Avila Carmelite Retreat Centre, Dublin. The fourth in a series of conferences focusing on contemporary arts and Christianity, we are interested in submissions […]