Second Floor Studios & Arts – [SFSA]

SFSA studio member David Bray in group show featuring 22 urban and fine artists – East Gallery – 17th to 23rd June

Posted in Arts, Events, New Works, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on May 31, 2011

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Ros Millar – Finalist – Balvenie Masters of Crafts Awards

Posted in Events, New Studios, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on May 23, 2011
SFSA studio member Ros Millar (Jewellery) nominated as finalist in the Balvenie Masters of Crafts Awards
“I am excited to announce that I have been nominated as a finalist in the Balvenie Masters of Craft Awards. I entered the awards under the ‘Young Master of Crafts category’ regarding the
technique of cuttlebone casting which I use in both the design process and for the making of one – off pieces within my collections. The awards ceremony will take place on 1st June at Connaught Hotel in Mayfair. The expert panel of judges includes TV presenter and author, Kevin McCloud, Chairman of the Heritage Crafts Association, Robin Wood, expert crafts photographer, Nick Hand, Editor of The Sunday Telegraph Life, Anne Cuthbertson and the whisky industry’s longest standing Malt Master, David Stewart.” – Ros Millar

‘After the dream’ – Koji Shiraya – Art in the Garden 2011 – Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Posted in Arts, Events, New Works, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on May 20, 2011

After the dream, 2011‘, Koji Shiraya

SFSA studio member Koji Shiraya new ceramic sculpture ‘After the dream’ on display at ‘Art in the Garden 2011’ – Sir Harold Hillier Gardens.

Art in the Garden 2011
Saturday 21st May – Sunday 30th October 2011
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Jermyns Lane
Ampfield, Romsey
SO51 0QA
Tel: 01794 369318
www3.hants.gov.uk/hilliergardens
Koji Shiraya
http://www.kojishiraya.com

Shan Hur first solo exhibition – HANMI GALLERY – Opens 20th May

Posted in Arts, Events, New Works, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on May 17, 2011

SFSA studio member Shan Hur first solo exhibition opens on Friday 20th May – info below

Situated Senses 01: Inclined Angles

Location
HANMI GALLERY
30 Maple Street, W1T
8HA
London, United Kingdom

Private View: Friday 20 May 6-8pm
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-6pm
Artists: Shan Hur (1st Solo Exhibition, 1F/2F) and Soon-Hak Kwon (4th Solo Exhibition, G/3F)
Curated by Jay Jungin Hwang (Independent Curator)

Situated Senses introduces two prominent contemporary Korean artists, Shan Hur and Soon-Hak Kwon, who focus on the theme of space, in particular site-specificity.
They present experimental form of artwork closely related to the specific feature of a space which is differentiated from the typical form of exhibit spaces. Hur and Kwon
have created a unique situation in a void space where its original use was far removed from the traditional meaning of exhibit spaces. Each artist shows the coexistence and collision of contradictory states in the spaces of daily life (Shan Hur) and the interrelationship between a sense of distance and space originating from the psychology of visual experience (Soon-Hak Kwon). The works’ outgrowth was generated from a penetrating observation about the space during the preparation for the exhibition.

The Project seeks to find the ultimate meaning of existence or raison d’être, as a situational artwork and its concept derived from a consideration of the place. This project will continue to develop its experimental movement to arouse viewers’ latent senses that situates within their inner world, and to touch viewers’ daily lives through active participations of their movement in the space, which is occupied by the artists’ existing senses.

– extracted from ‘Time and space occupied by Situated
Senses’ written by Jay Jungin Hwang(Independent Curator)

Descent(ii) – Paintings and Prints by Steve Dixon – Nolias Gallery – Friday 27th May

Posted in Events, New Works, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on May 17, 2011

SFSA studio member Steve Dixon will be showing new paintings and prints, the second in a series of viewings on Friday 27th May at Nolias Gallery.

Descent (ii)
Nolias Gallery
60 Great Suffolk Street
SE1 0BL


Friday 27th May 2011
Viewing 2pm-6pm
Private View
6pm-10pm

www.stevedixonartist.com

SFSA May Open Studios home page feature on FAD!

Posted in Arts, Events, New Studios, New Works, Open Studios, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on May 9, 2011

 

 

SFSA May Open Studios – home page feature on FAD! – more here: http://www.fadwebsite.com/

SFSA studio member Nigel Jones (Medlar & Cob) has been selected by the Royal Horticultural Society to design and build a show garden at The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Posted in Arts, Events, New Works, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on May 8, 2011

SFSA studio member Nigel Jones (Medlar & Cob) has been selected by the Royal Horticultural Society to design and build a show garden at The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show be held between 5 and 10 July 2011.  The garden is entitled ‘My Life in the Cloud’ and you can read all about on the website – http://www.medlarandcob.com

“It will be lots of work, but its a real honour to be chosen from all the applications they must receive”….”Just in case you need any more incentive to come along and visit, the RHS have located our garden next to the Pimms tent :)” Nigel Jones

More details of the event and ticket details are available here – http://www.rhs.org.uk