Tuesday, 24 June 2008


arjeea21 is a new contemporary art group in Reading. It provides a supportive critical forum in which artists can discuss and exhibit work that is developing in new ways or exploring current issues. Allotment is arjeea21's first exhibition.

It reflects a diverse patch of ideas and practical manifestations by artists whose work is growing and being actively cultivated.

Jean Aust, Belinda Fitzwilliams, Gill Goodwin, Elizabeth Heydeman, Ingrid Jensen, Helen Lunn, Karen Malik, Chris Mercier, Chris Quintrell, Roger Smalley, Hazel Strange, Roxana Tohaneanu-Shields and Janet Walton are showing work this time.

Informal meetings are held once a month for discussion and planning. Work either finished or in-progress, may be brought along for feedback. New members are welcome.


The exhibition will be open from 26 June - 13 July, 11am - 6pm daily.

Sponsored by Danny Fraifeld and Greg Muden of The Purple Turtle

Tuesday, 17 June 2008

BA Fine Art Degree Show 2008, Thames Valley University

Thames Valley University BA Fine Art students will be celebrating their final year with an exhibition to demonstrate their creativity, imagination and achievements, showing the diverse range of interdisciplinary art practices learnt over three years of creative development. There will be a public opening on the 24th June at 6.00pm and the exhibition will then remain open from the 25th - 27th June between 11.00am to 2.00pm. This unique opportunity to view the work of these new talented artists will be held at;

Crescent Road Campus

The exhibition is located in the detached building with the purple door

Saturday, 14 June 2008

Reveal - A showcase of quality handmade craft


Reveal will bring together the work of 15 makers from around Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Work will include Ceramics, Photography, Glass, Paintings, Jewellery, Textiles and lots more.

Makers include established artists such as Cathy Newell Price who makes wonderfully intricate silver jewellery sold in galleries throughout the UK, and Andrew McNeile Jones, who paints oil on canvas. There will also be ceramics from Lauren Denney, Grant Pratt and David Pope along with jewellery by Ciara Lennon and Jules Hogan.

It's taking place from 6th - 12th July in the Henley Exhibition Centre, Upper Market Place (behind the Town Hall), Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AQ. A preview of the work and links to the makers websites can be seen at Reveal.

The show is open from 10am -5pm daily, free entry, all work on show will be for sale starting at a reasonable £3.