29th April - 21st May
Open Studios for West Berkshire and North Hampshire returns, for its 29th year, from 29th April to 21st May with talented artists from around the area opening their studios to show what they create and how they work.
Ceramics, Digital art, Drawing, Glass, Graphic art, Jewellery, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Silk Painting, Textiles, Wood and Furniture making, are all on show and available for appreciation or purchase from nearby locations.
The flagship exhibition for Open Studios is INSIGHT 2017, which takes place at New Greenham Arts on Greenham Business Park, and features work from all of the 112 artists taking part in the scheme. This is a unique and free taster of what is on offer in artists' studios. It includes new artists making their début at this event. Well worth a visit!
In addition to the studio openings there will be four free Hands-on Workshops, schools and satellite exhibitions at local venues.
Full details of the activities, locations and opening times, along with a resumé about each artist, are in the full colour Directory of Artists which will be available free of charge from 1st April.
The Directory of Artists will be available from The Corn Exchange, Newbury Central Library, Newbury Town Hall, West Berkshire Council main offices, Waterstones and Craftsman Newbury Ltd from 3rd April.
All the information will be only a click away when the Open Studios 2017 website www.open-studios.org.uk goes live on 1st April.
Artists featured on the cover of the Open Studios 2017 Directory of Artists are (top) Caroline Brown, (bottom left to right) Christine Lack, Marie Ackers.