Stuart Shearer’s ‘Stillness in
Motion’ will be open 11am to 4pm until Monday 25th
July. Stuart will be at the exhibition and very happy to chat to
visitors about the work, except on 24th
July, when some of our fabulous team of volunteers will welcome
There will be a PV on Saturday 15 July from 4-6pm, to which you are most warmly invited.
On Saturday 22nd July 4-5pm Stuart will talk about his work and answer any questions.
You may wish to book up for a ’walk and draw’ session with Stuart later in the year and experience for yourself what it feels like to draw outside, while walking, with both hands. Ask about this at the talk.
Artists from Berlin arrive on 27th
July, to meet Norfolk artists and to work on the beach and at
Artspace on the Prom. You can meet them on 28th
artists say that they, “work together on the road, in public spaces
and in temporary exhibition situations. On their routes through Great
Britain, they develop site- and context-specific interventions
in existing structures and found situations. The works they create on
the road are often poetic and silent compositions, usually of
they will develop a site-specific work on the beach and directly in
front of the Artspace on the Prom.
and join them on 28th
July and see what emerges.
are very keen to continue to network with artists from across Britain
and Europe and beyond, so do let us know of any contacts and
connections that you may have.
the Edge’ Print Exhibition and workshops
‘On the Edge’, our first print
exhibition, opens on Tuesday, 1st
You will be able to see and to buy
original handprinted works by 74 printmakers from East Anglia and
from further afield.
Printworks will also be shown at the
museum, the library and at the Co-op on the Holt Road. Pick up a map
with more details from Artspace on the Prom or check out the website.
August 6pm-8pm PV and Curator’s Talk (and full moon swim!):
You are very welcome to come to the
PV for an early view of the work and to meet some of the printmakers,
as well as hearing from the curator about the show. This will give
you a chance to buy, before there are too many red dots, or you may
just want to look and chat.
We are delighted that Antony Gormley
is showing his support of our Cromer Artspace ventures by donating a
framed print for us to raffle.
Antony invited us to look round his studio, and spoke most warmly about our
lovely Art Deco building and all that we are achieving.
Barry and Ruth went to collect the print from Antony’s studio in London. Here is Alice O’Reilly, Antony’s Executive Assistant, handing it over.
EDGE, 2008, 76 x 57.5 cm
The raffle will be officially
launched at the On the Edge Private View on 1st
August. However, you can buy tickets now online. The draw will be on
at an event during the Open Call exhibition. Up until 14th
October tickets will be on sale at Artspace on the Prom and online
via our website. All the money raised will go towards enabling Cromer
Artspace to fulfil its aims of making art and creativity accessible
in Cromer for the benefit of residents and visitors.
the British coastline to the rooftops of Manhattan, Antony Gormley’s
works are recognised across the world. Antony Gormley is widely
acclaimed for his sculptures, installations and public artworks that
investigate the relationship of the human body to space.
Perhaps best-known for his 200-tonne Angel
of the North
installation near Gateshead, Another
on Crosby Beach near Liverpool, and his project involving 2,400
members of the public for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth, Antony
Gormley is one of the UK’s most celebrated artists.
There are workshops and other events
to enjoy during the ‘On the Edge’ Print Exhibition. Book up
online at cromer-artspace.uk
Central England Co-op have most generously sponsored two family
workshops at the Co-op store on Middlebrook Way
off the Holt
Road (NR27 9JR).
means that these workshops will cost only £3 per family (one adult
and one or two children). We
are most grateful to the Central England Co-op for sponsoring two
family workshops, enabling us to make them affordable.
The closing date for submissions for
our Autumn Exhibition is 25th
August. If you are an artist or have artist friends, have a look on
the website, for full details and the brief from curator Sue Bell.
Art Walks: Pictures Around Cromer
Join us on guided art walks around Cromer and discover some of the 30 life-size replica artworks from the National Gallery, London.
We have been successful in our
application for a ‘Community Ownership Fund‘ grant, in
partnership with NNDC, who will supply match funding. This is
wonderful and will enable us have work done on the roof to make it
watertight, and to resolve some other damp issues.
is amazing because, once the roof no longer leaks, we can move on to
work on insulation, heating and lighting. We will continue to lease
the building from the council. Tenders will go out before too long
and we will keep you in touch with progress.
you to all our volunteers, supporters and friends, including Antony
Gormley and the Central England Co-op, staff at Cromer Museum and
Cromer Library, officers and members at NNDC, many artists of all
kinds from near and far, businesses in Cromer, and all our
newsletter readers!! It is great to feel connected to so many
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