Arts and Crafts

Local artist achieves his life long dream of opening an Art Gallery

Posted on 28th Jan 2013

Vitor and business partners Paul Calderwood and Rachel Huyton open Artsmith LIVE Gallery (Monk Street, Derby, DE22 3QE) on Saturday 2nd Feb.

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Life Drawing with Artist Wanda Brookes

Posted on 21st Jan 2013

Artist Wanda Brookes is returning to Arkwright Mill, Cromford to teach Life Drawing classes this February.

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Steffie Richards

Posted on 18th Jan 2013

Steffie Richards' beautiful paper sculptures came to our attention recently with her involvement in the PINT festival. 

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Interview - Lyra Morgan

Posted on 16th Jan 2013

After first seeing Lyra Morgan's work at the Banks’ Mill open studios, Sam had a chat with her to find out more.

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Art Exhibition at Déda

Posted on 11th Dec 2012

For the next few months, Déda is home to an exhibition showcasing the work of three local artists.

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Interview - Justine Nettleton

Posted on 6th Dec 2012

Sam spoke to the talented artist Justine Nettleton about her work and what makes her tick.

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Review - Banks Mill Open Studios

Posted on 5th Dec 2012

Sam went along to see the residents and associates of Banks Mill Studios at their open weekend in November. 

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Review - Salon 2

Posted on 3rd Dec 2012

A cosy Cromford studio is transformed into a gallery for one night only. The work of 13 regional artists make up the second event in the Salon series.

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Art Tea

Posted on 20th Nov 2012

Art Tea is a craft based workshop ran in Wirksworth by Nicky Ward. It takes place on Thursdays every fortnight at Nicky's shop the Bower Wirks. Rob took a trip there to join in the fun. 

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Elaine Lim Newton - Night Bloom

Posted on 20th Nov 2012

As an established Derby artist, Elaine Lim Newton’s latest work takes pride of place within the Royal Derby Hospital.

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PINT @ 107 Street

Posted on 19th Nov 2012

The 26th of October saw the opening night of the PINT festival's exhibition at 107 Station Street, Sam went along to have a look.

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CALL OUT: Performers, musicians, poets, dancers.

Posted on 13th Nov 2012

Are you a musician, poet or dancer? Become inspired by QUADs latest exhibtion Illuminated and create a performance in response to the work and space. 


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