Project Up – crafting / recycling

Looks to be that wonderful time of year when many third year university students are embarking on their final major projects. Here’s a flyer sent to us by Choy Ting Law, a third year Visual Communication student at BIAD. Choy has created an interactive craft event with the theme of ‘upcycling’. The event ‘Up Yours‘ is … [Read more…]

Kirsty M papercraft artist

Kirsty M is a papercraft artist/illustrator from the Black Country – she’s very recently relocated and is now based in Cornwall. Last year Kirsty was asked to be part of Handmade Boutique, the pop-up shop shop in the Great Western Arcade. In response to this she created a beautiful, intricate piece of artwork of some recognisable … [Read more…]

Festival of Imagination at Selfridges Birmingham

Festival of Imagination begins Wednesday 5th February at Selfridges Birmingham. There is a programme of events containing further information including the times/dates of the various events that will be hosted at Selfridges over the next few weeks. If you’d like to attend any of the talks or events then you need to email to book a place. … [Read more…]

Get into Creative Employment Birmingham

  A whole host of arts organisations across Birmingham are involved in Get into Creative Employment Birmingham 2014. If you’re aged 16-24, interested in getting a job in the arts then pop along to their fair on Saturday 25th January. The drop-in event is being held at the Birmingham REP, and is on 10am-1pm. There … [Read more…]

Bethan Lloyd ‘Attention Seeker’

There’s a new exhibition on at Moseley Exchange – Bethan Lloyd ‘Attention Seeker’ – excerpt from PR here: Bethan Lloyd is a Conceptual Textiles Artist and recent BCU Graduate with First Class BA (hons) Fine Art. Bethan’s work utilises people’s personal accounts of their experiences with mental illnesses to create emotionally charged Textile Installations. In her most recent work, text is embroidered onto a … [Read more…]