Sunday, August 14, 2016

Made in Margate's Thanet Open Studio event opens today

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We opened our Made in Margate's Thanet Open Studios yesterday at the Viking Gallery. 25 artists from Thanet are showing a wide range of work, including glass, prints, paintings, photography, textiles, jewellery and ceramics.
Triston Wallace shows a visitor his photographs

Ian Barrowcliffe talks to visitors about his glass sculptures.
The event is part of Thanet Open Studios who have produced a pocket guide to all the studios, homes and galleries taking part this year.
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Tris Kennedy and Marion Armstrong

Lovely to see so many visitors and make sales too.  Lots of affordable art for people to buy here.

Joan Ward with her felt clothes, hats and jewellery
Debbie Hughes with her sea glass work
We have tables upstairs with felt clothing and jewellry, automata and glass sculptures and prints, paintings, photography and illustration downstairs with some glass wear and ceramics.
Megan Metcalf sorts her prints

Lesley Gray hanging work with Jose Fonseca

Ope today Sunday 14th and then Thursday 18th till Sunday 21st 12-6pm  all welcome. Viking Gallery Cliftonville Ave Margate.  CT9 2AH

Julie Caves and H Locke hanging work

Moon themed work by Wendy Le Ber

Pictures by Dosh Archer

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Made in Margate's Open Studio Event at the Viking Gallery

Work by Wendy Le Ber
Felt work by Janet Webzell
Made in Margate are organizing an Open Studio Event as part of Thanet Open Studios this year.
We are holding the event in the Viking Gallery, Cliftonville Ave, Margate.

Work by Tracy Davidson
We have 25 artists taking part and our opening is on Saturday 13th August 6-8pm. The exhibition is open Sat/Sun 13th and 14th August and Thurs 18th / Sunday 21st 12-6pm.
Jewellery by Deni Case

The Thanet Open Studios has a guide available from outlets on it's facebook page here.
Studios and homes are open in Ramsgate, Broadstairs, Margate and Westgate.

Photography by Mel Chennell
Painting by Lesley Gray

We have artists showing felt pictures and clothes, printmakers, portrait artists, mixed media pictures, painting, jewellery, glass sculptures and ceramics, photography,  automata and light scucptures.

Painting by Julie Caves

Portrait by Tristan Kennedy

So an amazing diversity of artists from Thanet, with art for sale and a chance to meet the artists on Saturday 13th 6-8pm.
Photography by Triston Wallace

Come along and enjoy the art and refreshments on offer.

Work by Leilah Leask

Glass sculptures by Ian Barrowcliffe