The Cornerstone Gallery: These Are Not…

The Cornerstone Gallery: These Are Not…

viewing: 9 Feb 18-20:00pm

10 February – 27April

The Cornerstone Gallery would like to invite you to the private viewing of ‘These Are Not…’ an exhibition of new work by International artists Bembol De La Cruz and Ranelle Dial “Rain”on Thursday 9th February 6-8pm.

The works, exhibited on the Mezzanine level and foyer space of The Cornerstone Gallery, have been completed during an Artists Residency awarded to Bembol De La Cruz by the Philipines  Ateneo Art Award, here within Liverpool Hope University’s Fine & Applied Arts department.

The Ateneo Art Award consistently re-defines the prime movers in the Philippine art scene. The 2011 Award themed: Anatomy of Autonomy, shortlisted 12 outstanding works by artists below the age of 36 who had exhibited between May 2010 and May 2011. Bembol De La Cruz was one of 3 winners and Liverpool Hope University is proud to be able to host and exhibit the artists new work. Other residencies within the Award are also taking place at the Common Room Networks Foundation in Bandung, Indonesia, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre in Bendigo, Australia, Artesan Gallery in Singapore and Art Omi in New York, USA.


Ranelle Dial “Rain”, a visual artist from the Philipines, has accompanied Bembol during his residency at the Liverpool Hope’s invitation. Ranelle has exhibited widely from Asia to Italy and New Jersey, USA.

The remaining Cornerstone Gallery space will continue to exhibit John M. Morrison’s ‘Edgelands’ alongside ‘These Are Not…’ until  Friday 27th April 2012.

The Cornerstone Gallery is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool Hope University,Creative Campus, 17 Shaw Street, Liverpool, L6 1HP.

Tel: 0151 291 3997,



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