Liverpool Open Studios Weekend – 12-13 June 2010

Liverpool Open Studios – Saturday and Sunday June 12/13 2010

See more than 100 artists in their studios. Featuring many of Liverpool’s finest Artists and their studios. This is an ideal opportunity to meet artists, to discover how and where they produce their work and buy from them directly. Meet and talk to the artists, feel free to ask them about their practice. A variety of works will be for sale, there are workshops, demonstrations and even a barbeque.

About Liverpool Open Studios
This weekend event has been organised by Artinliverpool.com. Timed to coincide with the Liverpool Art Prize and other events taking place during June 2010, it is hoped that it will be a regular annual event. See http://www.liverpoolopenstudios.com for full up-to-date details.

ARENA STUDIOS & GALLERY
SAT & SUN JUNE 12/13
1st Floor Elevator Building,
27 Parliament Street, Liverpool L8 5RN
Sunday there is the ‘Make Sundays’ craft event in Leaf Café.
Arena Artists: Claire Hart, David Cowey, Roisin Hyland, Anna Benson, Ruth Piper, Claudia Pink,Natalie Bennetts, Erica Hamilton, Rosalind Hargreaves, Naive John, Peter Dover, Christine Toh, Tony Smith, Nick Sykes, Benedict Gordon, Sarah Jane Richards, Ian Yell, Stephen Caine, Lucy Jones, Pamela Sullivan, Louise Morgan, Anna Ketskemety, Lee Donnelly, Jack Welsh, Roslyn Vallejo, Choterina Freer, Derek Culley, Philip Lockhart, Maureen Peacock, Christine Lavin.

THE BLUECOAT PRINTMAKERS
SAT & SUN JUNE 12/13
School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX
With a forty year history of printmaking on site, the Bluecoat now has two fantastic Print Studios open to the public. Local printmakers and regular hirers demonstrate techniques and advise you on how to get involved.

THE BRIDEWELL STUDIOS & GALLERY
SAT & SUN JUNE 12/13, 11AM-4PM
Prescot Street, Liverpool L7 8UL
Jim Loftus – operating his bespoke optical paraphernalia throughout the day.
Sian Hughes – Cyanotype workshops (Photogram technique). Details on the website..
Steve Hitchin – Stone carving demonstrations. Details TBC.
Artists involved: Tabitha Moses, Jim Loftus, Frank Linnett, Damian Cruikshank, Sian Hughes, Steve Hitchin, Janet Wilkinson, Faith Bebbington.

CURVE STUDIOS
SAT & SUN JUNE 12/13, 12PM-6PM
Jerome Building, Top Floor, 61 Victoria Street
Liverpool L1 6DE
The first opportunity to view Lisa Who’s Studios and the Curve Gallery exhibition space, currently showing works by Liverpool artists: Emily Speed, Robyn Woolston, Lisa Who, Hannah Fray, Colette Whittington and Elizabeth Willow.

ELEVATOR ARTISTS
SAT & SUN JUNE 12/13, 11AM-5PM
3rd Floor Elevator Buildings,
27 Parliament Street, Liverpool L8 5RN
Sunday there is the ‘Make Sundays’ craft event in Leaf Café.
Elevator Artists: Becs Andrews, Richard Ashworth, Steve Best, Ken Bullock, Peter Cameron, Al Eddy, Bill Embery, Charlie Frais, Dave Garnett, Kim Harley, Daniel John, Vincent Lavell, Checkhuo Leung, Jackie McKenzie, Freida McKitrick, Frank Moore, Lindsey Moran, Emma Newman, Sue Meyerhoff Shaples, Emma Sumner, Steve Strode and Marianna Whitehorn.

LIVERPOOL IMPROVISATION COLLECTIVE
The Bluecoat, School Lane
SATURDAY JUNE 12
10am-1pm: LIC Studio and associate artists will be sharing work in their Open Door event in the Bluecoat.(Performance Space or Sandon Room).
2pm-4pm: LIC Studio open exhibition.
SUNDAY JUNE 13
10am-1pm: LIC Studio Paula Hampson devising and rehearsing for forthcoming performance with other dance artists.

RED WIRE
SAT & SUN JUNE 12/13, 12PM-6PM
Carlisle Building, 69 Victoria St. Liverpool
Open Studios in the recently redesigned space. Artists: Michael Aitken, Emma Gilmour, Amy Goring, Liam Greenall, Katie Halsall, Roz Hyde, Jayne Lawless, Oliver Lomax, Julie Martin, Karen O Brien, Eleanor Overs, Dave Penny, Joshua Tennant, Alan Williams.

RETHINKTHINGS
SAT & SUN JUNE 12/13, 10AM – 4PM
1 Ward St, Liverpool, L3 5XX
Liverpool based product design agency owned and directed by 3D creative consultant Ilsa Parry, winner of the BBC2 reality documentary “Design for Life” with Philippe Starck. Ilsa is a design educator and is passionate about raising interest and awareness about the importance of design for human development and life sustenance. Product, furniture, lighting and home accessories design.

THE ROYAL STANDARD
SAT & SUN 12/13 JUNE 11am-6pm
Unit 3, Vauxhall Business Centre,
131 Vauxhall Rd, Liverpool L3 6BN
Exhibition, Workshops and Barbecue. – Details on the website.
Artists: Andrew Foulds, Andrew Wilson, Baptiste Croze, Emily Speed, Flis Mitchell, Hamish McLain, Harry Lawson, Henry Finney, Jemma Egan, Jim Buso, Kevin Hunt, Laura Pullig, Laura Robertson, Laurence Payot, Leo Fitzmaurice, Lucy MacDonald, Madelaine Hall, Mike Carney, Natalie Hughes, Richard Proffitt, Sam Venables, Sian Green, Stephen Forge, Susan Massey, Zoe Fagg.

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