Nottingham South

PLEASE NOTE – Although the physical open studio events described here have been cancelled, you can continue to discover and support Nottinghamshire artists & makers by exploring the OSNotts website. YOU CAN ALSO VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIOS OF ARTISTS BY FOLLOWING THE GREEN BOXES.

 

WOLLATON

52. WASH HOUSE PRINTMAKERS
2-3 May, 11-6
9 Bridge Road, Wollaton NG8 2DG
R NW – all at ground floor with no stairs. However, several steep thresholds to cross & limited space in studio. No accessible toilet. Light Nibbles & Drinks available for free.
All activities suitable for children, a toilet is available on site.

HILKE KURZKEHILKE KURZKE (BÜCHERTIGER STUDIO & PRESS)
BOOK ART, PRINTMAKING
Bold Relief & Letterpress Prints inspired by Germany’s early 20th century printers, + various book art.
07757 015477
kurzke.co.uk, i: buchertiger, f: buechertiger
Printmaking Demonstration & drop-in printing sessions, suitable from primary school age upwards.

SARAH ROACHSARAH ROACH
PRINTMAKING
Minimalist prints capturing the subtle forms of nature – lines appear & disappear creating a sense of stillness & calm.
07495 440952
serreraroche.co.uk, i: serreraroche
Printmaking demonstrations & workshops.

CLARE MORGANCLARE MORGAN
PRINTMAKING
Screen prints that create a sense of being through dynamic figures that emerge from layers of texture & colour.
07555 596900
www.curiousinkyme.com, i: curiousinkyme, f: curiousinkyme
Printmaking workshop.

 

SNEINTON MARKET AVENUES 53-57
Sneinton Market Avenues, Nottingham NG1 1DQ
C PW – Studios have varying accessibility, but disabled parking is a distance away. If vehicles need to come directly to studio doors prior notice is needed to open bollards to the site. Blend Coffee Shop nearby.

53. GEORGIE THORNTON & GUEST
23-25 May (BH), 10-5
Wiff Waff Designs, Unit 44, Sneinton Market Avenues NG1 1DQ

GEORGIE THORNTON (WIFF WAFF DESIGNS)GEORGIE THORNTON (WIFF WAFF DESIGNS)
TEXTILES
Designer fabric dog collars & leads handmade in Nottingham.
07967 014159
www.wiffwaffdesigns.com, i: wiffwaffdesigns, f: wiffwaffdesigns, t: wiffwaffdesigns
C FW

JESSICA STAFFORDJESSICA STAFFORD
WATERCOLOUR
Illustrator specialising in pet portraits, greetings cards and wedding stationery.
www.etsy.com/uk/shop/JessicaStaffordArt, i: jessicastafford.illustration, f: jessicastafford.illustration
Drawing in the studio.

 

MARTIN SOMMERVILLE54. MARTIN SOMMERVILLE
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
16-17, 23-25 (BH) & 30-31 May, 10-5
WOODCARVING, PRINTMAKING, SCULPTURE, PUPPETRY
Artist, carver, puppet maker & teacher Martin & his family are bringing the joy of the woods to the heart of the city!
By Our Hands We Make Our Way, Unit 42, Sneinton Market Avenues, Freckingham Street NG1 1DQ
07496 680507
wemakeourway.co.uk, i: wemakeourway, f: WeMakeOurWay
Demonstrating wood carving in all its multifarious expressions & perhaps inviting the brave & adventurous to take up mallet & chisel & try for themselves.
R/C PW – ground floor studio fully accessible with accessible toilet, but mezzanine gallery by stairs only. Tea, coffee & drinks.

 

MAGGIE SMITH55. MAGGIE SMITH
23-25 May (BH), 10-5
PRINTMAKING
Natural Dye Studio where textile & paper art works are created using printmaking methods, natural pigments & hand stitch.
Studio 32, Avenue C, Sneinton Market Avenues NG1 1DW
07521 732733
www.maggiesmith.co.uk, www.botanicalbricolage.com, i: botanicalbricolage
PW – can open both doors & there is a tiny metal bar at threshold. People in wheelchairs have visited previously.

 

SIGNE SORENSEN (LSJATDS STUDIO)56. SIGNE SORENSEN (LSjatDS STUDIO)
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
23-25 (BH) & 30 May, 10-5
UNIQUE CLOTHES/TEXTILES, HOMEWARE/CUSHIONS, CERAMIC, ACCESSORIES, PRINT & KNITTING
Unique handmade clothes + homeware, playing with colours, mixing humour with elegance, old with new, lines & stories.
LSjatDS Studio, Unit 40a, Avenue C, Sneinton Market Avenues NG1 1DW
07853 824009
www.lsjatdsstudio.com, i: lsjatdsstudio_, f: Lsjatds Studio
Will demonstrate my design process.
PW – street level but little metal bar at threshold.

 

57. CURIOUS NOTTINGHAM
23-24 May (BH), 10-5
Curious (Sarah Manton & Jess Kemp) with guest Oksana Holbrook.
Curious Studios, Unit 22, Avenue B, Sneinton Market Avenues NG1 1DU
C FW – fully accessible studio with accessible toilet facility.

JESS KEMPJESS KEMP
SILK PAINTING & MIXED TEXTILES
Exploring decorative & wearable art through hand painted silks & tactile textiles.
07949 831782
i: jakinthegreen, f: JakInTheGreen
Silk painting demonstrations.

SARAH MANTONSARAH MANTON
PAPERCUTTING (SCHERENSCHNITTE)
I create papercuts by hand using a scalpel, specialising in flora, fauna & portraits of ‘heroes’ from music, film & sport.
07969 351658
www.thesarahmanton.com, i: thesarahmanton, f: thesarahmanton, t: thesarahmanton
Showing my design process, plus demonstrating scalpel papercutting.

OKSANA HOLBROOKOKSANA HOLBROOK
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
TEXTILES
Hooked rag rugs using recycled & scrap fabric with an emphasis on colour.
07990 973819
i: Oksana Holbrook, f: Oksana Originals, t: uki_mad
Will demonstrate the technique.

 

58. SURFACE GALLERY STUDIO ARTISTS
SURFACE GALLERY STUDIO ARTISTSFri 22 May, 12-8 + Sat 23 May, 11-5
Surface Gallery, 16 Southwell Road NG1 1DL
R PW – wheelchair access to ground floor gallery only. Hot & cold drinks (tea coffee juice, cake nibbles etc).
01159 470793 / 07522 407947
www.surfacegallery.org/studio-artists
SURFACE GALLERY STUDIO ARTISTSVisit 9 studios on 1st floor – PAINTING, PRINTMAKING, SCULPTURE, MIXED MEDIA, CERAMICS, ILLUSTRATION, INSTALLATION. At least 3 artists present each day to show visitors around. Artwork for sale & news of workshops & opportunities. Refreshments for visitors to studios. Also view NTU Photography shows on the ground floor & 2nd floor galleries + new work in the ‘Loovre’ micro gallery on the 1st floor.
Open evening on Friday 22 May 6-8pm (all welcome – bar provided in main gallery). Admission free.

 

NICHOLAS WRIGHT59. NICHOLAS WRIGHT
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
Sat 9 May (BH) & Sat 23 May (BH), 11-5 (other dates by appointment)
OIL/ACRYLIC/PEN INK
Contemporary fine artist creating paintings drawings & installations.
Nottingham City Artists (1st floor), Hooton Street, Off Carlton Road, Carlton NG3 2NJ
07752 294247
www.nicholaswright.net, i: differingstructures, f: differing, t: differing
Exhibition of my work in my studio/gallery. Also painting large picture – live experience for visitors.
R NW – Studio on 1st floor accessible only by stairs. Happy to provide people with coffee & a chat.

 

60. JANE & CHRIS MARROWS
2-3 May, 10-5
46 Lyndhurst Rd, Sneinton NG2 4FX
R NW – ground floor entry to front via 2 small porch steps or level entry via garden gate & gravel path at the side. Artwork on ground floor.

JANE MARROWSJANE MARROWS
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
TEXTILES & PRINTMAKING
I create stitched & felted textile accessories plus framed mixed media artworks, collagraph prints & artists books.
07799 751347
janemarrowsdesigns.com, f: janemarrowsdesigns, t: jane_marrows
Demonstrating mixed media collage with stitch.

CHRISTOPHER MARROWSCHRISTOPHER MARROWS
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
ACRYLIC PAINTING & PRINTMAKING
2D artwork in a variety of media, including Relief & Intaglio Printmaking, Acrylic Painting plus Pen & Ink Drawing.
07873 102330
f: stopcockpress
Working on a pen & ink drawing through the day.