Vicki Cody, Susan Cragg, Gabriel Di Mauro, Cecily Shrimpton.
Fri 12th July - Sun 21st July
Saturday 13th July 12am – 4pm
Tel: 078 82071089
Instagram (venue): #perchstudios
Instagram of event/artist: vicki_cody, gabrieldimauro_art , suemc13 , #cecilyshrimpton #perchstudios.
Perch studios is a newly established addition of artist studios situated in Bankley House. The first open studio event for Perch Studios presents six individual artist/makers spaces. An assortment of varying practices held in each, ranging from print-making, painting to pottery and more, with residents available to chat about their work and practices, offering pieces available for purchase also. Collage and print artist Vicki Cody draws inspiration from the anthropomorphic worlds of Victorian imagery and natural history. Melding together traditional collage techniques with distortion, her pieces morph to create strange and unexpected hybrids. Gabriel Di Mauro explores different schools of abstract painting, his own practice contrasts the hard edge with expressive brush strokes, block colour with translucency and additive with subtractive colour mixing. Susan Cragg makes wheel thrown pots and tableware with a simple aesthetic, made to use and enjoy. Screen print and installation works form the body of Cecily Shrimpton’s practice, exploring the iconography of objects to reflect the displacement of motherhood and adoption. All artists will be opening their doors for the first time, so come and take a look!