I'm showing a couple of items in Cafe Kino - I wonderful little cafe just off Stokes Croft -
'Cafe kino is a not-for-profit co-operative owned and operated by its' workers and run in part by volunteers. we strive to create a viable business which is open, fair and mutually supportive of all those with whom we are associated. We hope to continue developing the cafe as an inspiring community space and focus for independent cultural and political activity. we host regular meetings and events and are always open to interesting ideas.'
McAslan are the architects who updated the contemporary extension. The Building was originally designed by Charles Rennie MackIntosh whos work has been a great influence to my life during my studies and to my working style.
I love the work that I have found that McAslan do they are very considerate to the surroundings . . . .
John McAslan + Partners - Architecture that improves people's lives
October 18th - 19th 2008”On October 18th 2008 the first ever West Bristol Art Trail opens, with a huge variety of artwork being shown in artists’ homes, studios and other venues throughout the beautiful West Bristol areas of Clifton and Hotwells. Over 100 artists have signed up to exhibit in this first year, with work including painting, prints, ceramics, textiles, childrens’ books, jewellery, and sculpture. Venues around Clifton, Hotwells, Cliftonwood and Spike Island include artists’ homes and studios, The Clifton Club, Hope Community Church, Christchurch, The Create Centre, The Bristol China Factory and Spike Island Print Studios.
The Hotwells and Cliftonwood Community Association have provided the initial co-ordination, resources and administrative support needed to facilitate the first year of the West Bristol Art Trail, but many of the exhibiting artists have since shared their skills and time to help make this trail a success. Some sponsorship has been generously provided by CHIS and the Hotwells Panto.
Bristol already hosts a number of Arts Trails and Open Sudios throughout the year, but it was felt that, with many artists living in the Clifton and Hotwells area, a new Trail was needed to bring together these artists with the local community. This Trail will give the public a chance to see the amazing variety and quality of work being produced by local artists, as well as to meet and speak with the artists themselves – to learn more about their media, methods of working, and possibly to commission new work. It is also a fantastic opportunity to buy original work that cannot be found on the high street. In addition, there will be a display of ‘Hair Art’ at Sui Generis, where visitors could themselves become a walking work of art, poetry readings, performance art and films.
For further information about participating artists and venues, please contact: Anna at email@example.com
SOLD - Grey and Silver pigment screen print on a heavy suedette.
I moved down to Bristol in Septemberish of 2006, my first exhibition was at Circomedia, an event organised by Bristol creatives. I was so happy to have sold some work! And a large item to!
Events I have been involved with / exhibitions I have held -
The smallest Gallery in Bristol,
2006, 2007 - http://www.room212.co.uk/about.jsp
2006 - http://www.circomedia.com/
2007, 2008 - Hotwells Art on the Railings www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-23884792_ITM
The Textile Festival 2007, 2008 - http://www.trowbridgemuseum.co.uk/
Over the course of the last two years since moving to Bristol I have started to exhibit my work more as pieces of individual art rather then Textile Designs. Each piece I create is individual and could not be reproduced. I use foil, flocking, stitching and many ad hoc ideas to finish of my work. I currently have a website - www.hannahredden.co.uk which shows my early work. I will start using this Blog though to showcase my new work as I like the freedom of updating my work as is develops.
In Bristol Studio
In Bristol Studios are based in an 1830’s Cotton Mill just off Feeder Road in Barton Hill. We offer fully equipped work space for woodwork, ceramics, print and textiles with a variety of sized units to rent from 60-100 sq-ft. Prices start from £27 per week all inclusive.
We also offer a Pay As You Go service where non-members can use the facilities for a daily or weekly rate. There are opportunities to run workshops and classes from our exhibition space and we will be holding open studios annually with collective shows planned throughout the year.
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