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Friday 10 June 2011

Take a Walk in Leicester This Weekend

This weekend I'm taking part in the ArtHouse 5th Annual Exhibition -
Sat 11th & Sun 12th June 2011.

ArtHouse is an Annual Exhibition of over 40 Artists, in 9 individual houses in the Clarendon Park and Stoneygate areas of Leicester. A great opportunity to take a different kind of walk, the streets are full of interesting buildings and tucked away treasures. I'm exhibiting with Sarah Kirby in the stable / studio at 67 Avenue Extension, a terraced house with a fascinating history, behind large blue doors there is a cobbled courtyard leading to a converted Victorian coaching stabling building.

Sarah's work features lino prints of many landmark buildings in Leicester and I have some mono prints and a selection of bottled jewels inspired by the Held in the Hand Hoard, I made for Leicestershire Museums earlier this year. Jo had a major part to play in the Held in the Hand commissions and you can see the fabulous first handling collection here

The Art Houses are
18 Ashfield Rd LE2 1LA,

73 Holmfield Rd LE2 1SF,
6 Aber Rd LE2 2BA,
67 Avenue Road Extension LE2 3EP,
24 Portland Rd LE2 3AB,
231 Queens Rd LE2 3FP,
222 Clarendon Park Rd LE2 3AG,
192c Clarendon Park Rd LE2 3AG,
12 Pendene Rd LE2 3DQ (no parking available at this address).

Extraordinary Art in Ordinary Houses.

Open 11am until 6pm each day.
Hope to see you there.

There will be cake!

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