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CRAFT BOXES AND WINDOW WALL
We have a selection of beautiful crafts made by local artists for sale in our craft boxes. Don’t forget to peruse the jewellery, fashion and other unique designs when you’re here as we have regular new exhibitors.
On approaching the building from the west side (opposite Wilko's) have a look at our Window Wall display space, which has changing exhibitions of professional and community-made work throughout the year.
APPLYING TO EXHIBIT
If you are an artist interested in showing your work here, please see the application forms and information that can be downloaded from the green box on the left, or contact us for further information.
Our next gallery panel meeting will take place in mid March, to decide on the exhibitions programme from October onwards.
2014 OPEN EXHIBITION: PORTRAITS
Cornerstone’s annual open exhibition is a feast of art by local amateur and professional artists. This year we explore the theme of ‘portraits’, showcasing work from across the genres and with a multitude of different inspirations.
Anyone can enter up to four pieces of their work, on the given theme, by submitting an application form which you can download from the green box on the left. The deadline for applying is 21 March 2014.
This exhibition is part of Oxfordshire Artweeks; artists already taking part in Artweeks are welcome to submit work for the open exhibition too. Please see www.artweeks.org for more information including dates, or pick up a brochure in the venue.
WALLINGFORD SCHOOL EXHIBITION - WINDOW WALL
18 January - 21 February
We are really pleased to showcase the exceptional talent of GCSE and A-Level art students from Wallingford School with this window wall exhibition. The pieces explore the theme of ‘paper, books, words’ with ceramic work inspired by natural and architectural forms.
OXFORD PRINT-MAKERS: FOCUS ON PRINT
20 February – 30 March
An exhibition of original prints by members of the Oxford Printmakers which illustrates how varied and different printmaking can be. In their second show at Cornerstone, the east Oxford collective will present work by their skilled range of artists, demonstrating the variety of printmaking techniques including etching, screen print, linocut and woodcut. A special opportunity to explore the medium of print.www.oxfordprintmakers.co.uk
Have you seen our holiday print-making workshop for children on Thursday 20 February?
EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY: AWESOME UNIVERSE
3 – 27 April
Awesome Universe is a visually stunning exhibition that celebrates Europe’s quest to explore the southern sky from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and is brought to you by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), who provide the UK research community with access to the world’s most advanced, ground based telescopes through international subscriptions. This exhibition consists of visually stunning images showcasing celestial objects such as galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters as seen by ESO’s observatories, as well as beautiful images of the observatories themselves, which are located in some of the most unusual places on Earth.
Don’t miss the ‘Light Fantastic’ family day of free hands-on activities on 8th April. www.stfc.ac.uk www.eso.org
Cornerstone is brought to you by South Oxfordshire District Council
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Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 7NE