Cyanotype triptych exposed across three A4 sheets of sensitised cotton fabric with a 20min exposure.
Conversations from the series ‘A Beautiful Decay’.
South East Artists (SEAS) are exhibiting in Deal, Walmer, Ringwould and St. Margaret’s Bay, in individual studios, galleries and at three group venues: the Angling Club, Astor Theatre and Landmark Centre on 22+23rd June & 29+30th June.
Work includes woodcuts, mosaic, glass, painting, photography, drawing, embroidered textiles, ceramics, pottery, printmaking, collage, montage, assemblage, constructions, following themes of heritage, travel, local scenes, events, people, ideas, feelings, movement, dance and music.
SEAS artists are making links this year with the Deal Music and Arts Festival, starting on 28th June, where some artists will be producing art during music events; you can combine Open Studios visits with open gardens on the 30th June; there are printmaking demonstrations on Saturday mornings; or have your portrait drawn on the spot during the final weekend.
Follow the trail using the map and details of individual artists inside. Meet and talk to the artists.
South East Artists Open Studios Launch Event
Saturday 1 June 10am to 5pm
St George’s Parish Hall, High Street, Deal
Over 30 artists in Deal, Walmer, Ringwould and St. Margaret’s Bay will be exhibiting a full range of their work in this years OPEN STUDIOS art trail in individual studios, galleries and at three group venues: the Astor Theatre, Landmark Centre and the Deal Angling Club.
You are invited to attend the Launch event Small is Beautiful between 10am
and 5pm on Saturday 1 June at the St. George’s Parish Hall, where you can
meet the artists and see many examples of their small-scale work. You’ll learn from the artists where they will be exhibiting during the two weekends of OPEN STUDIOS and receive the event catalogue with a map highlighting artist venues.
Saturday/samedi 25/5: 11.00-17.00h and
Sunday/dimanche 26/5: 11.00-17.00h
Dover Studio Collective artists will be inviting and welcoming visitors to their Printfest and open studios weekend in late May. The artists will be presenting a show of both completed and in-progress print-based artwork displayed across their active workspaces. All are welcome to visit this free studio eventand no pre-booking is required.
A mini-print exhibition and taster workshop will also take place during the weekend. Visitors to the studio, who would like to participate, will be able to design, cut and print their own postcard format print to display or take away. (Please bring protective clothing such as an apron or old t-shirt and a small 50 pence donation would be appreciated just helping to cover material costs.)
The Dover PrintFest, mini-print exhibition and open studio event joins a network of events that are part of the 7th Fête de l’estampe taking place throughout France and Europe on May 26th.
Une collection d’artistes basés à Douvres et leurs invités ouvrent les portes de leurs ateliers au public. Ils présenteront des œuvres imprimées – complètes ou en cours – dans le cadre de leurs espaces de travail individuels ainsi que dans une exposition collective dans leur espace d’exposition. L’événement réunira l’impression contemporaine et des livres d’artistes avec l’intention de présenter une vision / idée expansive des possibilités de l’impression. Tous sont invités à visiter cet événement gratuit, et la réservation n’est pas nécessaire.
Dover Studio Collective: 67 Astley Avenue, Dover, Kent CT16 2PW
Although parking is limited on site, there is plenty of parking space available within 50 meters, just beyond the railway bridge. There is a bus stop near the end of Astley Avenue (routes 15/89/90/61), and the studio can be reached on foot 1-2km or taxi from either Dover railway station or ferry terminal.
Le stationnement sur place est limité mais il y a moyen de se garer à moins de 50 mètres dans un parking a l’arrière du pont ferroviare. Un arret de bus se trouve en bas de Astley Avenue (routes 15/89/90/61). L’atelier peut être atteint à pied ou en taxi depuis la gare de Douvres ou le terminal de ferry qui se trouvent à 1 ou 2 km.
La Fête de l’estampe
Devenue au fil des années un succès, c’est un rendez-vous annuel à ne pas manquer. La Fête de l’estampe permet à un large public de découvrir dans une ambiance chaleureuse la richesse de ce moyen d’expression qui comprend la gravure, la lithographie, la sérigraphie ou encore les procédés numériques. Des expositions, des performances, des visites d’ateliers, stages, démonstrations, portes ouvertes, cours, conférences, ventes aux enchères, kakémonos géants, etc. sont organisés dans toute la France et même au-delà, en Europe, le jour de la Fête de l’estampe, autour du 26 mai 2019. La Fête de l’estampe 2019 reçoit le soutien du ministère de la Culture et de la Communication.
Over the years, the success of this festival has made it an unmissable event in the cultural calendar. With the support of the French ministry of Culture, La Fête de l’estampe provides a festive opportunity for many to discover this rich art that includes lithography, engraving, serigraphy, artists’ books and even digital prints. Exhibitions, outdoor studios, training sessions, open studios, conferences, performances, auctions, and giant prints are organised in France and in many other countries in Europe on 26th May, 2019, for one day, or longer in some areas.
Created in 2013 and organised every year by Manifestampe-Fédération nationale de l’estampe, La Fête de l’estampe provides a festive opportunity for many to discover this rich art that includes lithography, engraving, serigraphy, artists’ books and even digital prints. Exhibitions, outdoor studios, training sessions, open studios, conferences, performances, auctions, giant prints,… are organised in France and in many other countries in Europe on 26th May, 2019, for one day, or longer in some areas.
New for the 2019 edition : any event related to printmaking open at least one day between 15 and 31 May can participate.
Close to 200 events/open studios/demonstrations/performances already registered.
Deadline extended to April 10th
Register in English here:
A beautiful sunny morning out and about in East Kent today as artists open up their houses and studios for the 2nd weekend of EKOH 2018 (East Kent Open Houses)
11am-5pm Saturday and Sunday.
I am open in Dover as studio 7 listed in the Deal trail – so not too far as the crow flies.
See http://ekoh.org.uk/deal/30-odo-road-dover/ for directions.