Past Exhibitions

Curated by SAW:

Christmas Packs 2020

This Christmas we gave out over 100 packs to our communities. They encompassed two themes: light & dark and the characters in the Christmas story.
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Grounded Harvest Festival

What is Shieldfield Wheatfield?
In March, community members came together to sow grains of wheat around Shieldfield. The wheat is now ready to be harvested, threshed and ground into 10kg ...
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Painting for Fun 2020

Our Painting for Fun group has been unable to meet at SAW during the Covid-19 pandemic. But that hasn’t stopped us painting! We have still been creating works at home ...
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Shieldfield Wheatfield

Shieldfield Wheatfield is an urban food-growing project with artist Mikey Tomkins and local residents that began in summer 2019. After talking with participants and residents after his mapping workshops, the ...
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COMMUNITY NOT COMMODITIES

13 September – 15 November 2019 Preview | Friday 13 September 2019, 6-8pm A preview celebration with a bring and share meal. Exhibition | 17 September – 15 November 2019 ...
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Shieldfield Walks

Wednesday 19 to Sunday 23 June 2019, 10am and 2pm, plus 5pm walk on Saturday and 2:30pm Sunday A vision for Shieldfield as a garden of Edible Ideas. Can you ...
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Supported by SAW:

Zine Queens from Newcastle University

During 2020, Fine Art students from Newcastle University took part in a 5-month long ‘Strand’, learning about SAW’s work, the context of Shieldfield and our commitment to Socially Engaged Practice ...
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Take Over 2020

Four artists will Take Over the SAW gallery and stage four short exhibitions in order to explore new ways of exhibiting outside of the studio context. Exhibition Open: 11am – ...
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Resilience – Chilli Studios Members Annual Exhibition

Exhibition: 30 August – 9 September | 11am – 4pm, Tuesday – Saturday Preview: Thursday 29 August, 6-8pm – includes music, poetry and performance! A diverse collection of works by ...
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Painting for Fun 8th Summer Exhibition

12 July – 8 August 2019 Exhibition: 12 July – 8 August 2019 Opening Event: 12 July 6-8pm Normal Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday 11-4pm Painting for Fun 8th Summer ...
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This is England

Exhibition: Tuesday 16 April – Tuesday 23 April Meet the artist Benjamin Harris: Thursday 18 April, 6-8pm This is England is an exhibition which explores ideas of identity wrapped up ...
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North-EastEnders Celebration

  Broadcast Bartender Wednesday 20 March, 6.30-9pm | The Holy Biscuit There were once 19 pubs in Shieldfield, now there are none. We transformed the Holy Biscuit into a functional ...
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Externally Produced Exhibitions:

Ensemble

Exhibition: Sat 23 – Sun 1 Dec Preview: Friday 22 Nov, 6-9pm This exhibition features work by 22 talented artists, coming together with a diverse and individual approach. The artists ...
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Still Human, Barely by Sam Anthony Mudd

Shieldfield Art Works presents ‘Still Human, Barely’ An Exposition of Pessimistic Creative Media from Sam Anthony Mudd 5th – 14th December 2019 | 11am – 4pm (Tuesdays – Saturdays) Tyneside ...
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hiddenrevealed

Exhibition by Sarah Ann Davies 19 January – 7 February 2019 Opening event: Sat 1 – 4pm Exhibition: Mon – Fri 11am – 4pm This forthcoming exhibition explores the conflicting ...
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Moments in Time

Fine Art Exhibition by members of  DianArt Drawing & Painting class which holds sessions every Wednesday evening at  The Holy Biscuit. The exhibition presents a wide variety of themes and ...
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Serendipity

Exhibition: 19 – 24 September 2017 | Tue – Fri 11am – 4pm | Sat – Sun 1pm – 4pm Preview evening: Monday 18th September 6:30 – 9pm | Refreshments ...
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