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Vote for your Silver Lining

In early April we wrote about the CULTURE CLOUD is a digital space for artists to upload their artwork onto a web portal where both recognised curators and public audiences will vote for the works they like.The most popular and intriguing will be exhibited at New Art Exchange in August 2012 in a unique exhibition… Read More

Fine art at Djanogly – first time in a real gallery space

The University of Nottingham’s Fine Art Degree Show is this week’s installation at Djanogly Gallery. Ten students have their work on display and, if you haven’t made it down there yet, there’s a real variety of styles, including painting, photography, puppets and work incorporating light and sound. Creative Nottingham spoke to one of the students,… Read More

Arts, Crafts & Plenty of Pimms – Getting ready for the long weekend

Next weekend marks the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and we’ve been given an extra bank holiday to celebrate. If you’re looking for something to do (other than hopefully enjoying the sunshine!), then Nottingham is delivering in spades. We’ve already mentioned the Dot-to-Dot Festival, taking place on Sunday 3rd, but there are plenty of other things going… Read More

MIY way – Co-oproduct launch – how to reuse materials & Make It Yourself

I am no stranger to creative recycling/upcycling/reuse ( I write this adorned with jewellery by Anna Roebuck made from plastic bags and aluminium cans, not though you’d notice). Just because its recycled it doesn’t have to look like rubbish! This was demonstrated yesterday evening by Co-oproduct founders Jamie & Tracy at a small gathering to celebrate the launch… Read More

Hetain Patel : At Home

Hetain Patel is a visual artist who has emerged from the Nottingham art scene and is now achieving international success. His new solo exhibition at the New Art Exchange is a much anticipated homecoming showing new work never seen before. At Home reflects Hetain’s increasingly prevalent relationship to the domestic, both formally and conceptually. The… Read More


If you look closely at my house you’ll spot a lot of homemade stuff – quilts, blankets, jumpers, felt cakes… (don’t ask) So you don’t need to convert me to how brilliant making something yourself is. But for anyone who might like to try but don’t know where to start, then Nottingham Trent University have… Read More