July 2007: Artist Led Workshops & Talks

Julie Smith says there are a number of artist-led workshops and talks that are going to take place at The City Gallery, in Leicester, this month. These include:

Artist Talk with Nicola Malkin

17 July 2007,
3.00 pm,

Join Nicola as she talks about her ideas, her work, and her obsession with the gigantification of jewellery.

Behind the Scenes Poetry Workshop with Deborah Tyler-Bennet and Nicola Malkin

17 July 2007,
6.00 — 8.00 pm,

Deborah, a widely published poet with a soft spot for fashion and kitsch, will use Nicola Malkin’s work as the source of ideas for writing poetry. The workshop will provide an opportunity for beginners and experienced poets alike to be inspired.

For further information about Behind the Scenes Poetry Workshops, contact:

Kerry Featherstone,
Literature Development Officer
T: 0116 2678004
E: kfeatherstone@leics.gov.uk

Hand Bookbinding

21 July 2007,
10.30 — 4.00 pm,

Karen returns to the gallery by popular demand! This session will take you through some simple Japanese bindings followed by a beautiful Coptic binding technique.

Oil-painting with Ayling & Conroy

28 July
10.30am — 4.00 pm

The artists Ayling & Conroy will guide you through the processes they use to create their oil paintings aided and abetted by instructions from Mr Bob Ross.

For further information or to book a place on any of the above events please call The City Gallery on 0116 223 2060 or email Julie Smith.


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