Shieldfield Art Works Blog

At the end of April we held our “Conjunctions” study day, a collaboration between the Holy Biscuit, Sputnik (the arts initiative within Catalyst network) and St Dominic’s Priory (Catholic church in the Ouseburn). Three weeks on, it’s time to reflect on the day and share those reflections. Around 40 people, all involved in some kind of […]

Recreation: Writing Workshop Links
23rd April 2012

For those who participated in Fiona Veitch Smith’s writing workshop, here are some links to online resources she recommends: Free online Christian Writing course: Other free courses: Other free resources on the business and craft of writing:

Recreation2012 – Thank you!
23rd April 2012

Recreation 2012 was a success this year! We were able to Reflect on Recreation as a whole, as we took down the show last week. A big ‘Thank you,’ to everyone who participated in the conference and came to see the exhibition, and especially to Morphe Arts. We hope you enjoyed the lectures and discussions. As […]

Recreation Exhibition 1st-18th April
26th March 2012

Owen Daily, Artist’s Proof: Gravity. Here at the Holy Biscuit, we’ve been so busy getting things ready for the Recreation conference, that it might seem that we have forgotten to promote our three week exhibition of the same name. Curated by Morphé Arts, the show will feature some fabulous work by London-based artists, Liza Cucco, Alastair Gordon, and Lucinda Metcalfe, […]

Conference Programme Fri 30th March – Sat 31st March 2012
22nd March 2012

The second annual Holy Biscuit Conference, in association with Morphé Arts, will explore art as recreation. Early definitions of the word ‘recreation’ often include the word refresh. Who or what is being refreshed as we recreate? And to what end? Friday 30th March 19.30 – Welcome, coffee and cake 20.15 – Fr. Dominic White – Sacred Dance: Can Spirituality be […]

‘recreation’: Line Up Announced
24th February 2012

Owen Daily, Restoration, 2011 We are very happy to announce that the exhibiting artists for recreation are: Liza Cucco Alastair Gordon Cully McCulloch Lucinda Metcalfe Owen Daily recreation: 1st April – 18th April 2012 Preview: Saturday 31st March 2012 6.30-8.30pm In addition, we are also very pleased to announce our recreation conference speakers for 30th/31st March: Alastair Gordon – Director […]

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, […]