News and Events
Image Credit: Jill Gibson
News, Events & Shows
This Stuff Matters - We Are Still Here, Yorkshire Arts Space, Sheffield, October 2021. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Yorkshire Art Space for hosing the show with special thanks to Tyler for his patience and organisation. To Gillian Brent for her hard work in arranging the show and her hospitality in Sheffield. To Peter Griffiths for the photography and window vinyl's and lastly but certainly not least to Megan Goodeve for chairing the discussion. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we were thrilled with the response and warm welcome from everyone there.
Thanks Again - TSM
WASH @ YAS Sheffield October 16th & 17th 2021 Featuring TSM artists, Gillian Brent, Jill Gibson, Alexandra Harley & Sheila Vollmer. Image Credit: Peter Griffiths
Read full transcript here: WASH Transcript 2021
Gillian Brent, Alexandra Harley, Jill Gibson and Shelia Vollmer, talkto Megan Goodeve of The Freelands Foundation about Women Making Abstract Sculpture - October 2021. This conversation with an audience was recorded live at Yorkshire Art Space and covers various topics including the position and relevance of abstraction in a contemporary art world which is focused on
image-based, issue-based and socially engaged art practice and what is it that women artists can bring to abstract sculpture, that is different to men? Please click the link below to listen to the discussion.
For those who were unable to attend the Pop Up show in Sheffield we have compiled a short video for your perusal. Please click the link to view.
Music compiled by Reuben Griffiths
Rest & Relaxation.....
Jill Gibson will be opening a new artist retreat - FAR - and showing space - Gallerie Gilardie, in the Charente, France. The venue will be open for short term residencies in 2022 and offers a stimulating and contemplative environment for international artists, which also acts a meeting point for divergent and creative thinking. This is a multi-disciplinary residency, self determined, critical and engaging. Further details coming soon.
Works by Alexandra will be shown at the following exhibitions throughout the coming months.
Her work - "Cha" has been selected for the Las Laguna Gallery, https://www.laslagunaartgallery.com/purely-abstract
The Open Art Exchange gallery will be including my sculpture at the art fair at the Hague later this year www.openartexchange.com
Alex will also be collaborating on a sound sculpture with the Swedish composer Anna Svensdotter www.annasvensdotter.com For further information regarding the work with Anna Svensdotter, please click the link below.
We are delighted to announce that Alexandra Harley's piece - 'Adaxka' won the Ashurst Prize. Her workwill be on show at the London Fruit and Wool Exchange, 1 Duval Square, London E1 6PW. The exhibition runs from the 16th June until 29th October. Alexandra is also the inaugural recipient of the Branding Giveaway. She will be working with Deborah Henry-Pollard, Saskia Albers-Ballo and Kate at Hello Social Media.
Image: Alexandra Harley: 2021
Work in Situ
Sheila vollmer -Sine Line - 2020 galvanized and copper painted steel h300cm
image credit: Sheila Vollmer
Sheila Vollmers 'Sine Line' Sculpture Commission was installed in Aug 2020 at Integral Powertrain's new Milton Keynes 'green' factory site.
VJB Arts presents Sheila Vollmer and Lindsay Mapes at Foster & Partners designed space, 10 Gresham Street, London EC2 September 2021-January 2022
Bolt II', 2021, painted steel, tinted Perspex & fixings
The Shows Must Go On......
Milwyn Foundry very generously collaborated with the Royal Society of Sculptors and asked sculptors to take part in a 10g lost wax cast challenge during lockdown. Sheila, Jill and Alex were all part of this project and happy to announce that all their tiny bronzes will be on show at the Royal Society of Sculptors at the end of June until end Sept 2021.