July and August are busy months at Free Space Gallery. Our current exhibition Build Your Own Universe continues to be a great success for all involved and has only a few days remaining before it is to be replaced by A41 Project by Colin McPherson. As well as exhibitions taking place in our gallery space we have also been lucky enough to play host to artists Chris Cooper and Lisa Muten for a period of three months for their residency Repeat Depictions. Chris and […]
Last night saw the opening of Build Your Own Universe – an exhibition of work by homeless artists of Camden. The room was buzzing with excitement and chatter as people viewed the work for the first time. Illustrated poems, paintings, lino prints, fine and intricate drawings and large scale paintings fill the space with an intense energy. This extraordinary is with us until 20th July and can be visited Monday – Friday 9am – 6.30pm so please do come along […]
The Free Space Gallery at The Fleet Festival (7-8 June 2014) The Free Space Gallery took part in the the 2014 edition of the Fleet Festival by hosting two amazing workshops.The first one ‘Pop Goes the Easel’ was dedicated to the creativity where everyone inspired could have access to a range of materials and create their own pieces. The second was a funny ‘Dance Workshop’ with 3 different lessons of Zumba, Jazz and Contemporary dance. It was a really nice […]
Health – An exhibition of work by year 10 students of Hampstead School The students were tasked with producing work on the theme of health, what does it mean to them in their lives. This theme has also been explored by their artist in residence Michael Dryden who has produced site specific work at the Kentish Town Health Centre for this exhibition.
On Friday 2nd May artist Deisa Centazzo led a wonderful workshop sharing her technique of extracting dye from natural sources. Armed with Iris flowers Deisa helped people extract a purple dye from the beautiful flowers which they then used to create drawings and text. Deisa has also been working in our Well – Beeing Garden planting woad, weld and lady bedstraw which after much watering and sun light are beginning to flourish and we hope in the future will be used to […]
‘Life in the City’ by Trevor Burgess – 16th May – 13th June 2014 Exhibition opening : 15th May 2014 6-9pm Free Space Gallery is pleased to present a selection of the work of painter Trevor Burgess at Kentish Town Health Centre and Queens Crescent Practice. The exhibition Life in the City considers contemporary London life in all its richness of colour and variety. This is a theme which Burgess has explored in his practice for the last ten years to great acclaim. Half-glimpsed people, buildings […]
‘Art by Joseph’ – 19 February – 14 April 2014 – Queen’s Crescent Practice This is Joseph’s first exhibition of his art work which he has been honing for the last few years. Although at first glance his paintings may appear without narrative and representation, characters and scenes emerge on further inspection. Joseph is always keen on feedback and has heard many different ideas about what people have seen in his work.
‘Subtle Bodies’ by Kate Keara Pelen – Novemeber 2013 – March 2014 Kate Keara Pelen is our artist in residence and has been based on the second floor of the Kentish Town Health Centre three days a week from November 2013 – March 2014. After a period of frenetic activity Kate is now ready for her work to start spilling out of her studio space and into the rest of the building. The prospect of stumbling across her work as if by accident in […]
‘Indentity’ by Rhyl Primary School – 24th March – 4th April 2014 Identity is an exhibition of work produced by the students of the local Rhyl Primary School on the theme of their own origins and created identities. The entire school has been involved in the production of this impressive display that includes memory boxes hanging from the ceilings and David Hockney inspired photographic portraits. Press review / 30.03.2014 / Ham & High – “Primary school children create colourful works […]