Friday, 12 November 2010

Open now in Kendal


Tale-pieces, the popular exhibition organised by the Ikon Galllery, is now open at Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL
11 Nov- 18 December
www.abbothall.org.uk

At the same venue from 1 November - 18 December there is an exhibition "Wood Engraving in the North: The Continuing Tradition" (in the coffee shop).
Full information here.

This display of works by members of the Society of Wood Engravers runs concurrently with the exhibition of Thomas Bewick’s engravings in the main Gallery, demonstrating the continuity of this technique in the North and exploring the extraordinary versatility of the medium.

Wood Engraving Demonstrations:
Free Event - Museum Lakeland Life & Industry
Wednesday 17 November, 11am - 2pm
Paul Kershaw, a member of the Society of Wood Engravers and Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, will be demonstrating wood engraving techniques and using the Museum’s printing press to print one of his blocks. He will also be available to explain some of the tools and processes involved in wood engraving.

Wednesday 24 November, 11am - 2pm
Edinburgh-based artist and educator Jonathan Gibbs is a member of the Society of Wood Engravers. He will be demonstrating wood engraving techniques and will be available to answer questions about his practice. Engravings by Jonathan Gibbs are on display in the Coffee Shop.

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