North East England offers an inspiring cultural lifestyle and
a superb backdrop for creative talent to thrive and grow.
The art scene is both exciting and bouyant and there is literally
no end to individuals with the passion and enthusiasm to create
their own stunning work.
Here we have listed just some of the links that highlight the
help, support, guidance and talent that exists within the region.
We welcome galleries, retailers, individual artists and other
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Artists & Illustrators;
Atkinson - I am a professional artist based in Washington,
UK working from the Northumberland landscape.
Bailey - I was educated at Dartington Tech,
and have been involved in publishing, Marketing, and graphic
design for over 12 years.
Contemporary Art - Debby Akam and Gary
Power. We are based in the Eden Valley close to the Lake District
National Park where we have an exhibition, research and production
space called Cumbria Contemporary Art. We work independently
on our own practice and collaboratively on a variety of art
Joe Hush - A well known
Northumberland artist who paints beautiful traditional landscapes
of Northumberland, The Lake district and Scotland..
Simon King -
The Simon King Press has been printing superb colour linocuts
and wood engravings since 1981. Later diversifying to include
limited edition books, greetings cards, oversize books and portfolios
for other publishers, always using traditional printing methods.
- I am a caricaturist and draw commissioned caricature portraits
from photos for surprise gifts. I also draw caricatures on-the-spot
for weddings, parties and corporate events. I cover mainly Cheshire,
Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North
and North West but will travel to other locations. I also paint
in watercolour and pastel .
Walker -I paint under my first name and
write under my second name. This helps me to harness different
energies contained in the two names.
Weber Studios -Now with over 25 years of experience he and
his students offer their artwork and their services to the wider
North East Galleries
Art Chain - www.artchain.co.uk
Artworks - www.mattforster.com
Baltic - www.balticmill.com
Colliers - www.colliersgallery.co.uk
Fifiefofum - www.fifiefofum.com
Turner - www.gallagherandturner.co.uk
Laing Art Gallery
Centre - www.nationalglasscentre.com
Arts Centre - www.newcastle-arts-centre.co.uk
Opus Art - www.opus-art.com
Shipley Art Gallery
Side Gallery - www.amber-online.com
The Biscuit Factory
Other centres for Art in the North East
Dance City - http://www.dancecity.co.uk
North East News
The Sage - http://www.thesagegateshead.org
Tyneside Cinema - http://tynecine.org
Organisations involved/associated with the Arts in the
Council - http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/regions/homepage.php?rid=4
Bernard Saxon Insurance
Services - http://www.insuranceadvisers.net
British Art - http://www.britisharts.co.uk
Informnorth - http://www.informnorth.co.uk
North East of England Regional Portal - A regional portal database
about the North East England. This extensive regional portal
database covers the five counties of Northumberland, Tyne and
Wear, County Durham, Cleveland and Cumbria.
Northern Media -
East - http://onenortheast.co.uk/page/index.cfm
Sponsors Club for
Art & Business - http://www.sponsorsclub.org.uk
into the Network - http://www.womenintothenetwork.co.uk/page/index.cfm
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television