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Edmonton Crossing - Art in the Public Realm.

ART CROSSING  We are delighted to unveil our art crossing in association with Enfield Council, this public artwork seeks to celebrate the technological and manufacturing heritage of the Edmonton area. You can discover it along Fore Street in Edmonton from 23rd October.       We delve into the history of manufactoring company Thorn and Ferguson. In 1932, Thorn acquired the Atlas Lamp Works and began making light bulbs in Edmonton, North London. The company grew rapidly to become Thorn Lighting, one of the world's largest producers of lamps, luminaires and lighting components. The name changed to Thorn Electrical Industries in November 1936. The company later began to diversify by buying Ferguson Radio Corporation in the late 1950s and Ultra Radio &...

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AN OPEN CALL CELEBRATING RESILIENCE  Tag #FromStudioLockdown  Susan, Moray, Sholto and Isbel in Lewes, Furloughed Friendship by Sarah Weal.    During this unprecedented period of isolation and lockdown, we've teamed up with EFG Art Ltd to launch @FromStudioLockdown; a project that seeks to document art being produced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.    AlbumArte Virtual Exhibition | FROM HOME - Living Time, Cultultra Covid, 2020, artist María Ángeles Vila and Alicia Herrero   Our lives have been unexpectedly and radically changed. With art fairs and exhibitions cancelled or postponed, museums and galleries closed and some artists unable to get to their studio, it has never been so important to support the creative sector. Our project aims to provide an exchange platform for artists,...

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Art & Wellbeing: Sewing Memories

We wanted to share our latest workshop held at Artist Hive Studios. Sewing Memories held by artist Jo Beattie, showed participants how to transform thread into personal, figurative artworks. Working from found photographs, to sketch, trace and paint onto fabric. Jo then went through several stitching techniques including embroidery and machine sewing.  Here are our highlights from the workshop and the beautiful creations created.   

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