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Subject tag: Art

05 August 2019

Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel is also pursuing a musical career. Tiergarten Records, which releases music by neurodiverse artists, will be issuing his first album, Distant Star, on 16th August, and it can be pre-ordered now. On 23rd August Patrick will be launching the album and his new exhibition at Starfish & Coffee in Aldermans Hill.

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03 June 2019

Artist Edward Wills returns to Tottenham Art Classes with a new Still Life Drawing Course in July.

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16 October 2018

Breathing Again follows Patrick Samuel, an artist with autism and ADHD, as he prepares for his sixth solo exhibition using his local park as inspiration. Shot on location in Broomfield Park, Patrick, accompanied by his emotional support dog Chase, shares what it’s like living and coping with autism, how art has changed his life and why going to the park is such an important part of his daily routine.

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03 July 2018

The Art is Therapy exhibition runs at the Dugdale Centre from 3rd to 15th July.

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15 February 2018

Cathy Taylor of Friends of Broomfield Park ran a workshop last October to teach people how to use leaves from the park to make unique items of ceramic jewellery. Cathy has now fired the visitors' creations and, if you were one of the artists, you can now collect them from Broomfield Conservatory. The Conservatory is open on Wednesday and Sundays only, between 2pm and 4pm.  Just call in, admire the plants and collect your items of jewellery from the stewards on duty. Cathy took.......

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28 January 2018

Palmers Green Art Group started 12 years ago to help a group of amateur artists nurture and develop their artistic skills in an informal and friendly environment. The group has changed over the years as different people have come and gone. Originally focused on watercolour, members now work in a variety of painting and drawing media, reflecting a diversity of individual styles and preferences. We do not offer formal tuition but enjoy an atmosphere of creativity, encouragement and support from.......

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11 December 2017

Following two exhibitions nearer to home, Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel's work goes on show this week at a cinema and gallery in east London. Clash of the IconsAn exhibiition by Patrick Samuel12 December 2017 - 16 January 2017Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd, London E1 4UJ Exhibition Launch 12 December 2017 at 7pm Patrick will also be showing a short film about his creative journey since he started his daily art therapy in December 2016, as well as playing music he composes when.......

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28 October 2017

Patrick Samuel - one of the artists involved in Enfield's bid for cultural recognition An exhibition of work by Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel will launch Enfield Council's bid for the borough to become a "London Borough of Culture". Patrick's show, Escape and Return, runs at the Dugdale Centre from 7th November until 2nd December.  Earlier this year we published an article written by Patrick - a moving story of how taking up art turned his life around. The London Borough of Culture.......

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20 August 2017

There'll be so many things going on at the Palmers Green Festival on 3rd September that you might miss some of them, so over the next couple of weeks we'll be highlighting a few that you might enjoy, This time we look at the 2nd Palmers Green Art Festival. A new feature at last year's PG Festival was the Art Festival, run by Starfish & Coffee.  More than 35 artists exhibited their work along Aldermans Hill. The Art Festival will be back this year in the same place.  Aykut Hilmi.......

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04 August 2017

Anna Gaudia has posted this message on our Facebook page: We are group of people who would like to see more art in Broomfield Park and we would like your input. wildgeckos.typeform.com/to/GznvSb Ps. Check out the bonus question if you would like to get involved. <?php$ogImage = ' ';include 'php/article_metadata.php';?>.......

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27 July 2017

The Broomfield House Trust is hoping to work with local artists, teachers and schoolchildren on a project that would promote a lifelong love of art and learning while at the same time contributing to the Trust's multipronged efforts to raise funds to restore Broomfield House. The Lanscroon Murals in Broomfield House before the fires. The staircase at the Beaumont Care Home in Southgate also has murals by the same artistThe project would be be run along similar lines to Take One Picture, the.......

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22 July 2017

Hello everyone at Palmers Green Community,My name is Patrick, I live in Palmers Green (since 2004) and I am autistic. My condition is challenging and complex but over the past 6 months I have been finding a lot of peace and happiness in art and art therapy. It's been reducing the irritability and aggression, along with the effects of marked anxiety and low mood, which I am also diagnosed with. I am supported by Enfield Complex Care, the Maudsley Hospital and the National Autistic Society, and.......

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28 April 2017

Artist Gabriela Schutz has been working on two detailed panoramas of shopfronts and houses in Myddleton Road, Bowes Park, executed in pencil, and each 7.2 metres long.  They will go on show at Bruce Castle Museum in May. In the meantime, watch this video in which Gabriela talks about the project and you can see it taking shape. {vimeo}214521706{/vimeo} <?php$ogImage = 'https://www.palmersgreencommunity.org.uk/pgc/images/2017/myddleton_road_panorama_detail.jpg';include.......

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26 February 2017

If you're a local artist, sculptor, photographer, crafter or designer, you have an opportunity this summer go exhibit your work at one of the biggest exhibitions in Enfield - part of othe 2017 N21 Fancy Fair. The Fancy Fair will be held on Winchmore Hill Green on 8th July from 10am to 7pm.  An important part of the Fair will be the Enfield Art Circle Art and Design Exhibition, which will take place both outside on the Green and inside the neighbouring Kings Head pub. Images from the.......

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20 February 2017

The Friends of Broomfield Park launch their 2017 season of special events in Broomfield Conservatory this Sunday, starting with a Sketching Workshop. The workshop is suitable for people of all ages and there'll be paper and pencils available, or you can bring your own coloured crayons or pastels.  If you need any help, artist Cathy Taylor will be along to advise and assist. Later special Conservatory events include live music, a children's event - Plant a Turf Head, various plant sales,.......

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08 July 2016

Enfield Art Circle is a friendly group running an annual programme of art-based talks, demonstrations, practical evenings, art classes, art workshops and outings, and organises exhibitions where members can display and sell their work. We welcome amateur and professional artists and others interested in our activities.  There is a modest annual subscription. Further information:  Anne Meakins, Secretary, 07961 861199 or www.enfieldartcircle.org. Enfield Art Circle's 84th Annual.......

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23 June 2016

The Spirals of Life final show of ceramic sculptures is now on in Broomfield Park conservatory. Most of the previous sculptures are back, with a few new ones (look out for the Venus baby-trap!). A ceramic sculpture of a pitcher plant hanging among real pitcher plants in Broomfield ConservatoryIn addition, the work from the two ceramics workshops are being displayed. (Participants can collect their work next month from 3rd to 24th July, during normal opening hours.) There are also a couple of.......

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13 April 2016

During April the theme for the Spirals of Life exhibition in Broomfield Conservatory is Bamboo and Grass.  "Botanical sculptures" created by Cathy Taylor and June Dawes can be seen nestling among the normal plants in the flower beds. Grasses from Broomfield Park, with Cow Parsley (porcelain paper clay with porcelain slip)Cathy writes: "Can you imagine how to make a sculpture of grass? It's not easy, is it? Ai Wei Wei did it, but his grass was hard and spiky, and each tuft of grass.......

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23 March 2016

Easter Sunday is the last Sunday in March and therefore the last chance to see this month's Spirals of Life sculptures in Broomfield Conservatory before they give way to the April exhibits. The March exhibits are sculptures of lilies and ferns created by Cathy Taylor and June Dawes. Cathy writes: "Ferns first caught my eye in the beautiful La Mortella Gardens in Ischia, Italy, where the fronds of giant tree ferns interlaced against the sky. Tree ferns are a very old form of life, familiar.......

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02 March 2016

The first month of this year's Artist-in-Residence scheme in Broomfield Conservatory was brought to a close with a very popular drop-in workshop, giving visitors an opportunity to learn how to create ceramic leaves. Cathy Taylor's five-month residency goes by the overall title "Spirals of Life", each month having a different theme, but all within the overall concept of "biological sculptures". Cathy's report on last Sunday's workshop: "The ceramics leaf-making workshop in the Conservatory in.......

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