Dinosaurs come back to Life
If you’ve ever wanted to go toe-to-toe with some of the most fearsome creatures ever to walk the earth (and I’m not talking about Cliff Richard fans) then you need to take you...
Leviathan-like humanoids, anyone?
A monumental battle between the forces of good and evil is coming to the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in Sunderland this June in the form of a canvas nearly 100-feet ...
Side and their significant birthday
Side Gallery was launched in 1977 by the Amber Film & Photography Collective, which, by my reckoning, makes them 40. Imagine!
Ceramics: Past! Present! Future!
Christine Constant came to Gateshead in 1987 to take up a ceramics residency at Bensham Grove Community Centre and over the last three decades she has enthused 100s of local p...
Mary, Mary, how does your garden grow?
There will be daffs, there will be tulips, there will be assorted dogs lolloping over stone walls when Mary Ann Rogers - one of the UK’s most popular wildlife artists - holds ...
A window into an alternate reality
Rea Browne’s ‘Mamu’s House of Fashioning’ at The Exchange in North Shields is an immersive sensory exhibition of sculpture and mixed media that is operating in strict, blow-yo...
Degrees of excellence
The Newcastle University Fine Art BA Degree Show is taking place this month with an astonishing variety of work on show.
There is a light that never goes out
‘Through Which Light Passes’ is a group exhibition at The Holy Biscuit in Newcastle that is being held in memory of Karen White.
Club 18-30 has let itself go
Hey! That’s not Club 18-30. That’s a still from ‘Singing for the Sea’, a fascinating film installation from the internationally acclaimed artist, Bethan Huws, which is coming ...
Colouring in for adults
The Scottish Colourists are recognised as one of the leading exponents of post-impressionism in Britain and their vivid paintings will be lighting up the Granary Gallery in Be...
It’s about time…
The latest exhibition at the Palace Green Library in Durham concerns itself with time travel (and all those stories that take us there).
Pussy Riot have let themselves go
It’s always a joy to welcome back EC Davies to Vane, and ‘Press Play and Record’, her third solo show at the gallery, brings together work she has completed over the last thre...
Prestigious pics in Sunderland
An exhibition showcasing The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, one of the most prestigious photography awards in the world, is currently showing at the Sunderland Mu...