This will be her first solo exhibition at October Gallery. Using a mixture of found and made objects LR Vandy's work aims to make new meaning from seemingly unrelated mediums forced together. We will explore her new works and create collaborative sculptures and individual art pieces inspired by these works and the themes that they express. Curriculum Links: Materials, Geography, Mapping
Come and celebrate with us at October Gallery the Spring! Founded in 1979, the October Gallery is now 40 years old and this group exhibition is a celebration of many of the artists from all around the world who have worked with us over the years. Come and see explore the varied show with sculptures, paintings, prints and installations and learn with experienced art educators in the gallery space. If you have a particular theme or topic you'd like to use as a starting point th
Africa’s most famous contemporary artist is back at October Gallery for Spring with more of his iconic metal tapestries and beautiful prints. Workshops will be exploring materials and their changing states as we consider the impact of global warming. Curriculum links: Science, Materials, Environment, Sustainability
With the New Year, we are taking a moment to think about well-being in workshops inspired by Asian artists in the new exhibition at October Gallery; Present Moment. Join artist Cesca Centioni-Dene for activities that explore stillness, health and happiness through movement and multimedia art activities.
Chinese artist Tian Wei's exhibition has been an exciting mix of large scale vibrant colour and language; but not as you know it. Wei was born in Xi’an, the once imperial capital known for its Terra-Cotta Army, he left China for Hawaii to pursue a career in the arts in 1986. Tian Wei uses familiar English words and phrases presented in the form of Chinese calligraphy. These chosen words transport the viewer into the artist’s cultural heritage of both the Eastern and Western h
For Black History Month we were inspired by Guyanaese artist Aubrey Williams' exhibition. His abstract expressionist paintings draw on so many influences from his rich and varied lifestyle, spanning from the Carib bean, to South America to the UK. With artist Esther Adesigbin school groups explored music and colour; referencing the experimental aspects of Williams' work. Williams painted many series of works, often influenced by a specific topic, for example, he spent 10 year