Art In Shop Windows

Bulwell will once again become a gallery! For one week only from Saturday 7th July to Saturday 14th July shops within Bulwell town centre will play host to a selection of local artist. Explore the town and visit the work of our wonderful artists.

Here are a few examples of our BAF2017 artist. Please pop back soon for details of this years exhibitors.

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Bulwell Library Book Club ‘The Idylls of the King’ Project – Oasis Salvation Army Cafe

This City Libraries/ Nottingham Castle project was undertaken by ladies from the Bulwell Library Book Club and was inspired by the frieze by Dame Laura Knight which was on display at Nottingham Castle.

During several art and creative writing sessions, facilitated by Rosny Hayward and Rosie Garner, the women spent many hours working on the project which resulted in five ‘life’ streams issuing from a book. Each stream represents the life and or philosophy of one of the women in the Bulwell book group and follows weeks of thinking, laughing, talking, creating, discovery, and the gelling of a multitude of different ideas into five clear visions. The frieze was displayed in the old Bulwell Library until it moved to the Riverside.

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Debra Jowett-Taylor 3D Handmade Designs – D I Blow Opticians

Debra has been living in Bulwell for 39 years and started crafting nearly 2 years ago. She loves to create especially 3D papercraft items.

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Rachel Scanlon – Oasis Salvation Army Cafe

Rachel Scanlon is a Nottingham based artist. Her current body of work involves studies of everyday objects she discovers while out with her dog and son. Her aim here is to not overwork the page, but to create enough marks to evoke a simple image.

Rachel leads art workshops for children in schools across the city and devises creative programmes for children and their families at Nottingham Contemporary.

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Paul Turton  Paul Turton Photography – Oasis Salvation Army Cafe

Amateur photographer Paul Turton has lived or worked in Bulwell for most of his life. He started creating evocative photo montages of the old and the new Bulwell several years ago. He also puts together other visually impressive photos too.

See Paul’s work on the following Facebook Groups; Bulwell Photos and Paul Turton Photography as well as over on Youtube.

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Sharron Barton LosanaB – Hobsons

Sharron takes unwanted clothing, lengths and rolls of fabric (both modern and vintage],  curtains, blankets and tablecloths and turns them into new, usable,  items which include bags and homewares. Breathing new life into the unloved and preventing them going to landfill.  Upcycling at its best – One man’s junk is another another man’s treasure!

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Jennifer Tossell Gifts by Daisy Chain – French Florist

Jennifer makes a range of handmade items, from knitted toys to wooden garden accessories. Where possible she likes to use recycled materials. All knitted goods are CE tested and therefore safe for children and wooden items are treated for outdoor use.

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Julie Parker Jules Jewels – Bowler and Charsley Opticians

Julie designs and makes jewellery and accessories using semi-precious stones and pearls, She is inspired by nature, fashion and popular culture.

You can view her range over on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/julesjewelsnottinghamuk

Julie will be holding a FREE jewellery workshop on Tuesday 11th July Tesco Bulwell community room 10am-12pm – Limited spaces. To book contact nicola@bulwellartsfestival.com

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Rachel Leonardi – The Nottingham

Rachel recently became interested in photography after receiving a new camera for Christmas. She loves capturing animals and scenery, and visiting new places to see what she can find. She has met so many fellow amateur photographers while out and about, and enjoys how friendly and interesting people are.

You can follow her journey over on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/rachelspiccies

 

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Rodney Yates – Oasis Salvation Army Cafe

A well travelled man, Rodney had travelled half-way around the world three times before he was nine years old. Having touched down since, he now devotes his time to photography, writing and media projects

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Phil Hearn Art by Phil Hearn – Times Furniture Co. Ltd

Phil is recently retired, self taught artist with a breadth of artistic experience. He paints potraits, landscapes, abstract pieces, however he is probably best known for his stone art.

To see Phil’s work visit; http://www.artbyphilhearn.co.uk

 

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Wendy Soo – Mawston Cute Little Bags by Wendy – Oasis Salvation Army Cafe

Wendy began her creative adventure after making goody bags for her daughter’s birthday party. Her simple design is cute and easily personalised. Wendy now uses the name Cute Little Bags and creates reusable gift bags, small personal bags and children’s toy bags in various sizes.

You can view her range over on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/cutelittlebagsbywendyScoutLogoPurple

102nd Nottingham Scouts – Lech European Foods

Beavers: Monday 5:15pm to 6:30pm
Cubs: Monday 6:30pm to 8pm
Scouts: Friday 7pm to 9pm
Contact Jenny Burton 07719 127 918

64th Nottingham Scouts – Bulwell Discount Furnishings
Cubs and Beavers: Wednesday 6pm to 7:30pm
This group will produce a 2ft x3ft collage of the Bull and the Well.

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