Birkenhead First Art Trail
- Saturday, 16th September 2017, 9:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Welcome to the Birkenhead First Art Trail.
We are proud to announce our first annual Art Trail, run in partnership with Wirral Met College, this is the latest event the Birkenhead BID calendar and certainly the most artistic. Designed to lead visitors to discover not only the artwork and the best local artists but also explore a number of the fabulous shops and cafes in the town. The artist are all students at the College and the art was selected from the end of year show by the businesses where they will be exhibited.
We will be arranging events where, at each venue, the artists will be happy to discuss their work, explain the processes involved and give visitors the opportunity to look at and appreciate unique pieces of work – many of which are for sale.
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This event runs from 21st August through to mid-September.
For a map of where to find the artwork please click here
For a list of all the artists and where to find their work see below:
1. KITSTOP - 20 Oxton Rd, Birkenhead
Description; 1 sculpture called ‘Organic Grotesque’. – part of a set of 5
Mixed media, surreal sculpture focusing on organic matter and themes of life and death.
2. GEKOSTAR - 16 Grange Road West Birkenhead.
Description; ‘The Banks Family’ Hand drawn and digitally edited illustration.
2a. GEKOSTAR – 16 Grange Road West Birkenhead
Description; “The GEKO”
3. MUNROS - 237 Grange Road Birkenhead
Rebecca Madigan. Rebecca does line drawings of famous Liverpool landmarks. Work is available as prints or original drawings.
4. WATERSTONES – 188 – 192 Grange Road
“The Joy of books”
5. APOLLO MUSIC - Princes Pavement, Birkenhead
Photographic film print
6. COSTER UK LTD / TOYS OWN – UNIT 157 - 161 Birkenhead Market
Description; City Sights series 3. Lino cut prints. My work is based on the experience of the city. The geography of the streets, the expectations of visitors or the everyday life of the residents all combine to create this experience.
7. SPORTS SHOP – Unit B57/58 Market Hall
Description; “The Skater”
8. PJ MAGICIAN SHOP – Unit G24/25 Market Hall
Description; “This is an optical illusion about every person you will meet, because we all have a little magic inside us”
9. PRENTON FISH – Unit 7 St Werburghs Square
Description; Fisherman – weathered and worn to be perfectly imperfect.
10. WORKWEAR FACTORY OUTLET LTD-56 Market Street Birkenhead
Description; Mannequin’-Painted Mannequin, incorporating natural themes such as foliage and bugs which run through my work .This work also hints at the themes of life and death which can be seen in my other work.
11. @ 142 Bistro - THE LAURIES 142 Claughton Rd, Birkenhead.
Description; My paintings try to capture a sense of the ‘sublime‘ seen in nature. Sunsets, storms or the sea can make us think about our position in the universe.