As part of a year long residency local artist Sarah Garforth has been running workshops and producing her own new work based on the theme of Walking the Landscape. Her exciting new exhibition will be at number 6 from 23rd to 29th October with a preview on Sunday 22nd from 6 tp 9 pm. You can find out more here.
We have three new short courses coming up, designed to tempt you to try new techniques and get your creative juices flowing. All the courses are run by expert tutors and you can find more by clicking summer-courses-2017
Dissolution, an exhibition of work by local sculptor Joseph Hayton is showing at number 6 until 15th July. Joseph’s work has a local connection and is both beautiful and stimulating. You can get a flavour of it by watching a short video by local photographer Paul Harris - just click this link https://vimeo.com/224785209
We would like to extend an invitation to all those interested to attend our AGM on Thursday 22nd June at 6 pm at number 6 studio gallery. You can access the agenda for the meeting by clicking AGM agenda 2017
nva will experience major changes in 2018 with the retirement of Biddy Noakes and the ending of several of the current projects, and the Trustees are exploring possible options for future operations. The meeting will include an opportunity for everyone to contribute to this discussion and we would welcome opinion from supporters, users of our services and members of the community.
As part of the new exhibition by Joseph Hayton at number 6 you can join in the carving of a community piece of work even if you have never tried this before. The poster below gives full details of dates and how you can join in. You can find out more about Joseph’s exhibition by clicking here.
Following our successful programme of one day summer courses in 2016, we are now formalising the arrangements for a new series of courses between 14th and 21st August 2017. We will be including workshops on print making, papercutting, watercolour painting, ceramics and jewellery making. If you would like information about the courses (or if you would like to suggest a subject we might consider including in the programme,) please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you details as soon as they are finalised.
Jane Carlisle Bellarby will be teaching a new silk art class on Sunday afternoons starting 8th January and full details are available here. For further information or to enrol email email@example.com.
nva is running a photographic competition as part of the Under our Feet project based on the geology of Upper Nidderdale. There are two classes of entry for 11 to 16 year olds and over 16 year olds, and submitted images will be shown at a two day exhibition on October 27 and 28th at number 6 studio. You can access the flyer for the competition here. Photography competition
As part of the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership, nva is delivering “Under our Feet”, a year long project based on the geology of Upper Nidderdale with stone carver Joseph Hayton as artist in residence. You can access a flyer advertising the events here. under our feet programme
nva is seeking to appoint a free-lance artist for year 3 of a four year programme of residencies as part of the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership Programme. We are looking for someone with Nidderdale connections able to work with us during the next year to develop their own work, based on the theme of “Walking through the landscape”, and to organise and run linked community events.
The brief for the residency can be viewed here. Artist’s Brief Yr 3
Our programme of one-day courses “Celebrating the English Garden” began this week and the feedback from participants has been really positive. One students emailed to say -