Monday, 27 April 2015

The Reading Contemporary Art Fair 2015

This year OHOS was represented by artists John Percy and Ingrid Jensen.  It was a pleasure to meet so many interested and supportive visitors to OHOS's stand at this years event. It is clear that the arts in Reading continues to be of immense importance and value to its residents.  OHOS artists Jon and Kate Lockhart had a separate stand at the Art Fair this year

Friday, 17 April 2015

Draw Paint Print!

Saturday 18 April 2015
11am - 5pm
Brock Keep.
Work by participants in recent courses at OpenHand OpenSpace.  Beautiful, interesting, experimental, traditional, tentative, bold, original, individual......

Friday, 10 April 2015

Absolutely No Aeronautics

Saturday 11- Sunday 12 April 2015
11am - 5pm.
Private View: Friday 10 April, 7-9pm
Brock Keep
OpenHand OpenSpace is hosting an exhibition of contemporary art by the Final Year Art Students of the University of Reading.  Painting, sculpture, print, video, projection and performance.

Sunday, 5 April 2015

Paintings by Ivilina Kouneva

21 March - 18 April 2015, Wed - Sat 10am - 5pm.
Fleet Gallery, 53 Norman Road, St Leonards on Sea, TN38 0EG
OHOS artist Ivilina Kouneva is exhibiting her paintings at Fleet Gallery.  She uses paint and other media to create layers of figurative and abstract ciphers, united by light and colour, that generate a personal and universal narrative of life events.  Ivilina has exhibited widely in Bulgaria and Switzerland.

Re Object

A Problem Solving Meditation, by Ingrid Jensen
OHOS artists Steve Perfect and Ingrid Jensen have been showing work in Re Object, an exhibition initiated and curated by Sophie Loss in the Tetley, Leeds.  Each invited artist was given the same originating object - an oak wedge - as a starting point for new work.  For Steve the object catalysed involuntary memory of a childhood scene, and his drawings use the lines and angles of the wedge to re-form the scene.  Ingrid envisaged the wedge as a problem solving tool, recreated in paper as an artist's book.

Interior, by Steve Perfect
The exhibition was part of Collections and Collaborations, co-curated by Louise Atkinson, Sophie Loss, John McDowall and Chris Taylor, 7 - 22 March 2015.