Very many thanks to everyone who sent us a stitched image of their house or favourite building for the AccessArt Village, the response to the project has been astonishing and we now have received well over 750 contributions!
Each stitched drawing is as individual as its maker and the variety in colour, scale and technique creates a fascinating and impressive artwork, juxtaposing pieces by children at the start of their creative lives next to those of accomplished older generations.
Highlighting the character and individuality of each house, the project also celebrates the diversity of our audience and reminds us of the universal sanctity of ‘home’. Most poignant are those houses created by individuals who for reasons of health or vulnerability, were away from home when they made their creations.
Download the poster for the AccessArt Village Exhibition here
The AccessArt Village will be on display at the following six venues:
13/09/2017 to 29/10/2017 (Ended): Farfield Mill, Cumbria
(Follow this link to see the Farfield Mill Gallery).
14/11/2017 – 21/12/2017 (Ended): Mansfield Central Library, Notts
See the AccessArt Village at Mansfield Central Library gallery here.
17/01/2018 – 31/01/2018 (Ended): Brentwood Road Gallery, Romford, Essex
See the AccessArt Village at Brentwood Road Gallery (Frances Bardsley Academy), online gallery here.
20/02/2018 – 20/03/2018: Whitley Bay Library, Tyne and Wear (Ended)
See the AccessArt Village at Whitley Bay Library (Customer First Centre) online gallery here.
18/08/2018 – 31/10/ 2018: Old Gala House, Galashiels (Now)
See the AccessArt Village at The Old Gala House, Galashiels in the Scottish Borders online gallery here.
Cambridge Welcomes The AccessArt Village!
Pop-Up Exhibition and House Sale
AccessArt invites you to see the AccessArt Village in its entirety for the last time and join us in a an afternoon of art workshops, music and poetry, in the stunning Anglia Ruskin Gallery at ARU, Cambridge. Each, individual house in the AccessArt Village will be for sale, as a fundraising and awareness event in collaboration with Emmaus Cambridge – ‘supporting people to work their way out of homelessness and poverty’ and AccessArt.
Where: The Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University, east Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT ~ View on Map
On: Saturday 24th November, 2018
From: 2pm until 6pm
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