Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Happy Hour - Artists' Talk, insights...


Artists’ Talk: Saturday 27 April 1-3pm RESERVE a place

Curated by EKCO London/Roberto Ekholm at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery
2 Melior Place, London SE1 3SZ

Easter weekend opening hours: Fridays & Saturdays 12-4pm, or by appointments.




















To view the documented imagery please visit alexroberts.com

The Curator’s Salon recommends - full review FAD Magazine and others list

Saturday, 30 March 2019

HAPPY HOUR: 12 April - 25 May 2019
















HAPPY HOUR brings together eight artists to exhibit at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery's London Bridge project space.
The Melior Place project space is housed within the building's glasshouse architecture and reverberates with the city's unique histories and energy. Sculpture, painting and video are installed throughout the building to activate a dialogue between the artworks and the architectural space.
HAPPY HOUR allows us to glimpse a space of opportunity between work, leisure and the domestic, an example of how this performative cross-boundary 'being-together' can come about through the communal or collective.
The USS Arkansas American Navy dating in 1913, the term 'happy hour' derived from The Happy Hour Social, a place for those on board to drink, box and dance. The club is the real need for conviviality, escapism and release from workaday realities.
By the same token, HAPPY HOUR offers a similar invitation to let loose and unwind, exploring the world of politics, work and pleasure.
Curated by EKCO London | Roberto Ekholm
Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery
Melior Place.
2 Melior Place, London, SE1 3SZ

Jackson's Open Painting Prize 2019 - long list announced & public voting open.

"Your work was one of 421 selected out of an incredible 5366 entries. You can watch the entire long list here on Jackson's Competitions website.

The long list will now be presented to our panel of judges who will decide upon the shortlist. This shortlist will be announced on Friday 12th April.

Public voting for the People's Choice Award closes on Wednesday 24th April".  
Please take a few minutes to register and vote here.


10 Uhr, 11B nach London I, 2018. 
Pigment, oil, pastel pencil on silk, 80 x 70cm
Image credit: Laurin Gutwin

Follow the progress via:
Facebook: Jackson's Art Supplies
Instagram: @jacksons_art @jacksons_competitions
Twitter: @jacksonsarttalk

Friday, 11 January 2019

Bauhaus Weimar - 100 years 1919 / 2019!

Bauhaus Summer School 2019, international opportunity every year in August, more details for students attached...
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Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. @bauhaus_summer_school 
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Registration and applications are open until 1 May 2019. Early registration and applications are advised.
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"At the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar you will find an atmosphere of collaboration between artists, designers, engineers and media studies scholars.
Our students benefit from the close student-teacher ratio and an atmosphere that allows for you to develop and experiment with your own ideas".
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Alex is joining the staff line up! Delivering a two-week, explorative drawing course, Stretching Klee’s Line: Drawing for our digital age. For more information about courses, accommodation, the cultural accompanying programme and scholarship opportunities please visit Bauhaus-Universität Weimar's website
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#bauhaussummerschool2019 #bauhaussummerschool #uniweimar#drawingweimar #drawingbauhaussummerschool #zeichnungweimar#zeichnungbauhaussommerschule #bauhausuni




Friday, 14 December 2018

Bauhaus Summer School – 2019

Bauhaus Summer School – 2019 courses 
(4 – 30th August 2019) are live! Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

December 2018 - students can inform themselves and register for courses. Registration and applications are open until 1 May 2019. Early registration is advised.



Alex will be joining Bauhaus Summer School as a new lecturer, delivering a two-week opportunity for participants to explore and experiment with a range of drawing methods, Stretching Klee’s Line: Drawing for our digital age. For more information about the course and the international summer programme at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar please visit their website and instagram links, @bauhaus_summer_school  @bauhaus_uni

#bauhaussummerschool2018 #bauhaussummerschool2019 #bauhaussummerschool #uni-weimar #drawingweimar #drawingbauhaussummerschool #zeichnungweimar #zeichnungbauhaussommerschule




Wednesday, 12 December 2018

SFSA Painting Open - final few days!

Opening Times
no format Gallery
13 - 16th Dec 13:00 - 18:00

Deptford does Art Gallery
Wednesday - Sunday, 12.00 - 20:00.
For further information please visit the SFSA website

Closing Party: Saturday 15th December, 14:00 - 18:00 with complementary rickshaws again! Thanks to Anthology.


Monday, 3 December 2018

December group shows - SFSA Painting Open & Stockpile at Drawing Projects UK

10 Uhr, 11B nach London VI, 2018
Image credit: Laurin Gutwin
SFSA Painting Open 2018: 7-16 December This new and last study from the nach London series is included in the Painting Open. 

Launching: Deptford Main Event Preview, Thursday 6th December 2018 from 18:00 with complementary rickshaws between galleries. 

Closing Party: Saturday 15th December, 14:00-18:00 with complementary rickshaws again! Thanks to Anthology.

Opening Times
no format Gallery
7th - 9th Dec 13:00 - 18:00
13th - 16th Dec 13:00 - 18:00
Deptford does Art Gallery Wednesday - Sunday, 12.00 - 20:00.

For further information please visit the SFSA website

Stockpile - exhibition from 8 to 23 December 2018 

10 Uhr, 11B nach London II, 2017
Image credit: Laurin Gutwin
"Stockpile is our Christmas exhibition - opening on Saturday 8 December from 10am to 5pm as part of Explore Art Trowbridge, when our studio residents will also take over The Drawing Centre Project Space for a pop up show.

Stockpile showcases work by a range of artists and makers and includes ceramics, collage, drawings, paintings, prints and sculpture by Michael Angove, Eleanor Bartlett, Hannah Beickhorasani, Mike Collier, Alice Couttoupes, Yvonne Crossley, Gerry Davies, Wayne Elkins, Neill Fuller, Kendra Gare, Jin Eui Kim, Anthony Mansfield, Mairead McClean, Geraldine Pictor, Sandra Porter, Grahame Riley, Alex Roberts, Andrew Roberts, Pauline Scott Garrett, Philippa Sutherland, Anita Taylor, Sally Taylor, Michele Whiting.

Explore Art Trowbridge (EAT) is a collaboration between Town Hall Arts, Drawing Projects UK, Court Street Gallery and Trowbridge Museum. EAT aims to showcase the amazing and growing cultural and artistic offer in Trowbridge, the county town of Wiltshire, and takes place three times per year.

Stockpile is open on Saturdays from 12-4pm, Sundays from 11am-1pm, by appointment, and during events at Drawing Projects UK until 23 December 2018. Works are for sale and Studio Cafe will be open throughout. Drawing Projects UK is a non-profit initiative and any proceeds from sales support our programmes.

We look forward to welcoming you to Drawing Projects UK”.  
Drawing Projects UK