Expressive Collage

Expressive collage, with simple materials can evoke strong feelings and promote powerful messages, or it can be straightforward fun and relaxation. You can make it what you want.

Expressive Collage

About Expressive Collage

Women Only

Collage has been used for years to stimulate imagination and generate ideas, and now is re emerging as an art form in its own right.

This workshop offers opportunities to experiment with a variety of papers and other materials, to cut, paste, tear and place images in a way which may express something of how you feel at the time. Ideas and themes may evolve, abstract patterns or surreal combinations may emerge-anything is possible! The aim is to enjoy the creative process in a relaxed, supportive space.

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Exhibition Tour of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

Exhibition Tour of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

23rd May 2020
Join us for an exhibition tour of 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' by Stephen Bann CBE, Emeritus Professor of History of Art and Senior Research Fellow at Bristol University.
Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

23rd May 2020 - 4th October 2020
This major exhibition at City Art Centre focuses on the maritime theme in Ian Hamilton Finlay's work. It was a central element of his art, and one to which he returned throughout his life.
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30th May 2020
Robin Gillanders gives this talk on his experience working on collaborative projects with Ian Hamiton Finlay between 1994 until his death in 2006.
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The garden at Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art. In this talk George Gilliland, Head Gardener at Little Sparta, gives a brief description of its themes, content & planting.
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27th June 2020
In this Adult Creative Workshop at City Art Centre, explore the silhouettes of ships in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s work and create unique collages using layering and simple printmaking.
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4th July 2020
Explore angular mark-making, experiment using block printing colours, mixing inks and layering to create a lino-print inspired by the maritime theme within Ian Hamitlon Finlay's work!
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5th September 2020
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' exhibition.
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Flags Ahoy

26th September 2020
Come along to these structured family drop-in sessions where you will make some little flags inspired by maritime themes in our Ian Hamilton Finlay exhibition!
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3rd October 2020
Join writer Katy Hastie at a family friendly drop-in poetry session to make nautical collage poems that fold into origami boats to sail the seven seas - just bring your imagination!

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