Monthly Archives: September 2014

Thank you to Making Music

Thanks to Sharon Moloney for arranging the Making Music’s information session yesterday. We talked about promoting concerts, developing audiences and checking dates of concerts with other organisers to prevent clashes. Making Music offer great benefits to their members including cheap insurance … Continue reading

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Help is at hand for musicians

Making Music, the organisation for voluntary music, is holding a FREE information event in St Peter Port on Sunday 14 September 2014, and we would like to invite you to join us. The event is a forum for amateur musicians … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMING: 7 of the best: Introducing Oliver Rowe

Oliver’s large emulsion and ink drawing of an abandoned greenhouse in St Pierre de Bois seems to be made for the greenhouse gallery at Guernsey Museum.  With excellent perspective yet free strokes, he has captured the essence of the horticulture … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMING: 7 of the best: Introducing Karl Simpkin

  Karl is heading off to the University of Bristol tomorrow to study Fine Art and Sculpture.  I was very taken with his final year installation Construction:Deconstruction at the College of Further Education which used a slow motorised string to gradually … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMING: 7 of the best: Introducing Kaya Ozard

  Based around the taboo of death, Kaya’s installation created especially for the show is brave, challenging and ambiguous. Having gained treble distinctions with a star at the College of Further Education on her Art and Design BTEC level 3 course, she is going … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMING: 7 of the best: Daniel Ray

  Daniel’s mixed media paintings of bombed Syrian buildings reflect his concern with social and humanitarian issues.  Daniel is a gifted young talent having just gained 100% at Art GCSE. He has just headed off to Magdalen College School in Oxford to … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMING: 7 of the Best: Introducing Alice Hudson

Alice’s large, colourful pastels showing at the TRANSFORMING exhibition are inspired by Simon Birch’s work.  Using photography, photoshop and then drawing from those, her figurative work is bold, lively and full of movement.  Come and meet Alice and other young artists at … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMING: 7 of the best: Introducing Jake Bishop

Jake’s isometric world and photographic ‘shrunken reality’, first seen at his end of year show at the Grammar School, is playful and humorous, and demonstrates his underlying talent for conceptual thinking and his interest in computer graphics.  Jake is off … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMING: 7 of the best: Introducing Eleanor Atkinson

Ellie’s final year piece at Ladies College is a thought provoking exploration of our relationship with food.  ‘Under the microscope’ is punchy, colourful and hedonistic with a strong poignant message and will be showing at GAC’s next exhibition at Candie opening on Thursday evening. Ellie has … Continue reading

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GAC Ice Bucket Challenge

On Wednesday 3rd September, Guernsey Sports Commission nominated us, Guernsey Arts Commission to complete the ALS ice bucket challenge. We couldn’t turn down the nomination and so, after donating, here we all are, Lottie, Carrie, Joanna and Antonia (Simone behind the … Continue reading

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