We are pleased to announce that Ruth Spencer, Angela Maloney, Annette Pugh, Sadie Christian, Carey Hendron and Angelina May Davis and Maria Gaete Gwynne will all be showing works for sale in Ikon For Artists.
Ikon Gallery in Birmingham reopens after lockdown*, devoting its galleries to an exhibition of work by over 250 Birmingham artists. Formed in response to Covid-19, Ikon for Artists aims to support local artists whose income has been impacted by the pandemic.
‘Birds’, by Ruth Spencer has been purchased for the New Art Gallery Walsall Collection.
The work is a response to the democracy protests in Hong Kong and protests in general and will form part of a series of works by Midlands artists, chosen by the gallery for their new capsule collection, Twenty Twenty, representing significant events of the past twelve months.
‘Hinterland 3’ is part of an on-going Birmingham Artspace project, investigating the connections between the working practices and ideas of studio holders. This group exhibition considers borders between place and time, past and present.
Angelina May Davis will be exhibiting work in Beep.
Launched in 2012, BEEP (biennial exhibition of painting) is a contemporary international painting prize based in Swansea, Wales. BEEP supports imaginative and vibrant practice in contemporary painting. All information and updates on exhibition dates due to Coronavirus can be found at https://www.beeppainting.com/
Two Chairs, is an online exhibition of work by artists and writers who are in conversation or collaborating in response to a photograph. The project has come about as result of the Covid-19 pandemic and the curtailment of other planned Artwrite events. Graham Chorlton and Annette Pugh have both been invited to participate in this project and works will go live from June 30th at https://www.artwrite.net/
A solo show of paintings by Midlands artist Annette Pugh. Inspired by 18th century engravings of waterfalls, and by amateur photography of the 1950s, this exhibition provides a modern twist to traditionally “picturesque” landscapes, depicting them with the heightened colour of early postcards.
We are delighted that James Byrne has had work selected for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019. The exhibition was launched at Trinity Buoy Wharf, in London in September 2019, and will now be touring to venues across the UK.