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CAN Showcase Exhibition

Saturday 1 February - Saturday 1 March
VAC Gallery
Brunner Court
Open Monday to Saturday - 10.30am to 4.00pm (Closed Sun and Wed)

An exhibition of work from 20 members of CAN
(Cheshire Artist's Network).
Find out more about CAN here.

View/Print Exhibition Catalogue here.

VAC CAN Exhibition Entry Form

CAN are also touring an exhibition to commemorate World War One - details of the tour here. The exhibition comprises a range of works in various media and represents the personal responses to the Conflict of the Great War, seen through the filter of collective recollection, documentary accounts and family histories.

The exhibition includes period parlour games produced as part of a DAN project - details here.

CAN member Adrian Sumner will be talking on the Art of War on Monday 24 February, when a selection of the artworks from the exhibition will be on view. Details of the talk here.

DAN Heritage Tour to Duxford Air Museum on Saturday 2 August - details here.

Read Poems based on some of the paintings in the exhibition here.

20 x 20 Mini Exhibition

Saturday 8 March – Saturday 29 March
Exhibition of 300 20cm x 20cm Mini-Artworks
Includes paintings, prints, felt & fabric, photography and collage
All original and all for sale for £20 or less

A small selection of the works on display

Download the 20 x 20 catalogue here.

Also a display of work by the Cheshire Guild of Woodturners.
VAC Gallery
Brunner Court
Open Monday to Saturday - 10.30am to 4.00pm (Closed Sun and Wed)

Click here for more information on the Cheshire Guild of Woodturners.

Northwich Guardian article here.

 Click here to download the entry conditions

Blaze Poetry Workshops at VAC Gallery

Mid Cheshire Poetry Society will be running a series of poetry workshops at the VAC Gallery in Brunner Court, Northwich.

The workshops will be led by members, and focus on new work. They will run from 7.00pm - 9.00pm, with a suggested entry donation of £3.00 - includes refreshments.

Monday 3 February
Monday 24 February
Monday 24 March

To book a place just call 01606 41597, or turn up on the night.

Click here to learn about the Northwich Hoardings Poetry Project.

ArtWork Workshops

Free Art Workshops for complete novices !!

The very down to earth teacher has endless patience and a great sense of humour and will help you overcome your worst fears of drawing, painting and crafts.

Choose one or more from the list - all sessions are fun and completely Free Of Charge!

1. Watercolour Paints for the Terrified
2. Monoprinting for the Slightly More Adventurous
3. Knitting for the Very Confused
4. Embroidery Stitches made Simple
5. Drawing for the Hopeless

All sessions are held on Saturday afternoons at the ArtWork Studios on Navigation Road, with plenty of tea and biscuits and a lot of laughter. Leave your inhibitions at home and have a giggle while learning a new skill.

No need to book, just turn up - Saturdays at 2pm - but if you'd like to chat to us beforehand just give us a call on 07848 008145

After Leonardo by Jim Stanley

Click here to view the exhibition catalogue.

Northwich Guardian article here.

VAC Gallery Workshops

Click here to download workshop programme.

Click on the links below to book online

 Paper Collage - Wednesday 22 January 1-4pm £18.00

DAN Community Tweets

VAC Gallery Fundraising

Nationally recognised, locally-based artist Julia Midgley has donated an etching and aquatint entitled "Avenging Angels" to the VAC Gallery. It is mounted and framed.

It is being raffled off to raise funds for the gallery. Tickets are £2 each or 3 for £5.

Avenging Angels - Etching and Aquatint 28 x 38 cm
More details of Julia's work here.

Adrienne Payne of Gothic Glitz has also donated a voucher for £75 to be redeemed on a commission or piece of her jewellery. Tickets are £2 each.

More details of Adrienne's work here.

Tickets for both raffles can be purchased from the VAC Gallery in Brunner Court.

ArtWork Studios Exhibitions

Scroll down to see current Exhibitions at the ArtWork Gallery

The Old Printworks
Navigation Road/Spencer Street
Click here for a map

Open during exhibitions only:-
Thurs 12-9, Fri 12-4, Sat 12-4 Other times by arrangement on
07848 008145 or 0845 250 1275
Click here for the Artwork Website

In the workshop studios you can catch up with what the resident artists have been up to since your last visit! Studio space available for rent from £40/week.

The Untold Want - 7 Jan - 27 Feb
by Samie Cain

The Alchemy of Oil and Water - 5 Nov - 19 Dec
by Jane percival-Stewart

Strands of Inspiration - 3 Sept - 31 Oct
by Christine Oliphant

Distant Horizons - June 4 - August 29

The ArtWork Open 2015 - April 30 - May 30

Until 25 April
 ‘Untitled Number 1’ - a group show of young contemporary artists drawn from across the North of England.

Until 28 February

Until 10 January
Until 25 October

Until 4 October
State of the Art
Selection of work by students from Sir John Deanes 6th Form College & Mid Cheshire College

5 June - 2 August
Exhibition of work by resident artists.

22 - 31 May

1 - 17 May
 Contemporary art exhibition which brings together a collection of work from artists across the region by open submission.

 3 - 26 April
Open everyday in April 11am - 3pm
You are invited to visit & browse a collection of sculpture, jewellery, paintings, photographic work & ceramics brought together from selected artists across the region. The Cheshire Art Fair runs from 3-26 April, and is open 7 days a week from 11am till 3pm. Prices are affordable, ranging from £10 to £1000 with many beautiful pieces under £100. Part of the proceeds will be donated to a popular local charity, The Joshua Tree, providing support to children & their families coping with leukaemia.

Mono Journeys: Exhibition of Photography by Graeme Lowe - website

 20 - 29 March
Amy Hughes website

7 - 15 March

The Price of Coal by John Wilkinson
Industrial Relations by John Wilkinson
Click here for John Wilkinson's website

12 February to 2 March

Working Title Collective Website here.

Click here to read the Northwich Guardian article.

 16 January to 8 February

16 January to 8 February

to 11 January 2014