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Birkenhead First Art Trail

  • Saturday, 16th September 2017, 9:00 AM - 17:00 PM
  • Birkenhead

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
Molly Addis. 
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.
Jenny Shepard. 
 Description; ‘The Banks Family’ Hand drawn and digitally edited illustration.

2a. GEKOSTAR – 16 Grange Road West Birkenhead
Carl WALKER
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
Carl WALKER
“The Joy of books”

5. APOLLO MUSIC - Princes Pavement, Birkenhead
Carl Walker. 
Description; Guitar. 
Photographic film print

6.   COSTER UK LTD / TOYS OWN – UNIT 157 - 161   Birkenhead Market
Tricia Billington. 
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
Jennifer REID
Description; “The Skater”

8. PJ MAGICIAN SHOP – Unit G24/25 Market Hall
Leanne EVETTE
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
Jennifer REID
Description; Fisherman – weathered and worn to be perfectly imperfect.

10. WORKWEAR FACTORY OUTLET  LTD-56 Market Street Birkenhead  
Molly Addis  
‘Illustrated Lady’
Illustrated Mannequin
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.
Jack Lewis. 
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.
Imperium
Lunea Lumen
Fides

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