Shieldfield Art Works Blog
What was the light in the sky?
20th December 2014

by Dr Carol Davenport, Director of Think Physics, Northumbria University   After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, ‘Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship […]

The Stars and the Angels of Christmas
18th December 2014

‘The Star of Shieldfield’ featured in the ‘Conjunction exhibition at the Holy Biscuit By Dominic White The Star of Bethlehem is one of the most powerful images of Christmas. Indeed, the stars have always fascinated and awed people. Why? The uncertainty of life makes us anxious. We can change much on the earth: flatten hills, […]

Advent Thanks!
21st December 2012

There are just two days left of Advent + Adventure. Thank you to everyone who came out to the Advent Preview and to everyone who visited the exhibition over the past few weeks. Congratulations to Kay Steven who won Best in Show! And to Omi Pharncote, James Sebright, Jayamini da Silva, who received Honorable Mentions, […]

Advent + Adventure – sneak peek
29th November 2012

Andrew Barker, Approach, 2012 My, my! Advent is nearly upon us and we’re *almost* ready to start warming that mulled wine! There’s some real gems in this exhibition and we’re pleased with the way the lovely ladies of Situation Rhubarb have put it all together. It’s a really diverse collection of work with some profound and challenging […]

Invitation to Advent + Adventure
15th November 2012

I know we’ve been harping on about this. But we wanted to officially invite you the exhibition preview for ADVENT + ADVENTURE, on Friday, November 30, at 6:00pm, for which you can look forward to some great art, music, mulled-wine, and seasonal treats. Artists from all backgrounds have been invited to explore the Christmas season through themes of waiting, expectation, and preparation. This […]

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 […]

Recommended
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: […]