Find out what’s on

DRAWING is a programme of events and exhibitions, taking place at venues and galleries across the whole north east region.

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Sabina Sallis: Drawing Close – Voynich Series

The Customs House
18 November 2017 - 30 March 2018

Curated by Esen Kaya Sabina Sallis’ practice investigates complex entanglement between human knowledge and the environment and speculates about an evolving aesthetics of embedded sensitivity towards life. For Sabina Sallis, drawing is the bedrock of her artistic enquiry and is a tool that brings forth the transformative power of imagination. Drawing is the way to think, […]

Paddy Killer: Drawn Thread Work – Samplers & Specimens

The Customs House - Upper Fusion Gallery
18 November 2017 - 30 March 2018

Curated by Esen Kaya Paddy Killer draws onto all sorts of materials. In this exhibition they are glass and silk. The new experimental work on glass, some of which is then fired, is a remediation of lace from the 16th, 17th &19th centuries Paddy researched in museum collections, and her grandmother’s lace collection. The drawings […]