C-Art Festival BIG Weekend #1 - Exhibition launch + Artfair

8th- 10th September
featuring
C-Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition
C-Art Art Fair
Workshops, Art Film programme

Visit more studios & galleries…
Artist studios and galleries will ALL be open 10 – 5pm between 15th – 17th September.
Many will be open between 8th – 14th September too.
Check individual artist and gallery opening times during the festival and year round on their listings.

Unit 2 Blencathra Business centre, Threlkeld Quarry,CA12 4TR, United Kingdom

Saturday 9th September - Sunday 17th September Daily 10-5

Allerdale

Painting

I was Artist in Residence on the Isle of Iona last winter, a great experience which has fuelled a whole new body of work. Here are some words I wrote while I was there, “A crashing wave is both momentary and ancient, repeated throughout time. Read more…

Workington, United Kingdom

Fri 8th, Sat 9th, Sun 17th 11am-3pm each day

Allerdale

Performance/Live Art

What are our intimate feelings around the idea of home? Do we feel an extra need for security or shelter during times of change? Celia Burbush has been collaborating with puppeteer Ali McCaw, to develop a live interactive performance piece. Read more…

High Bank Cottage, 27 Silverdale Road, Arnside, Cumbria LA5 0AH

Sat/Sun 9th, 10th and Fri, Sat, Sun 15th, 16th, 17th all 10am - 5pm

South Lakeland

Painting, Printmaking

Tracy Levine’s studio is based in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the village of Arnside. Read more…

Robin Bow Cottage, Winskill, Penrith CA10 1PD, United Kingdom

8th - 10th September 10am - 5pm, 15th - 17th September 10am - 5pm

Eden

Ceramics, Painting

Unique hand-made ceramics, paintings and pottery workshops Read more…

Keswick CA12 5PG, United Kingdom

8th - 10th & 15th - 17th September 10am - 4pm

Allerdale

Painting

I have always painted, mainly landscapes, mainly mountain scenes but also coastal scenes, often including figures and other elements to help with scale and sense of place. Strong use of colour and texture have always been a major part of my work. Read more…

Baldwinholme CA5 6LJ, United Kingdom

Friday 8 September - Sunday 17th September 10am-5pm.

Carlisle

Printmaking

Linden Print Studio is a friendly, creative space for people of all ages interested in learning about printmaking, from beginners to experienced printmakers. It offers courses and open access facilities for etching, drypoint, collagraph, lino, woodcut, monoprint and monotype. Read more…

1 Warblebank, Westward, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 8AG, United Kingdom

8th - 10th Sept 10am - 5pm. 15th - 17th Sept 10am - 5pm

Allerdale

Ceramics, Jewellery, Painting

Ceramic tile murals for public and private spaces.  Clients for public art commissions include The Cumberland Infirmary, East Surrey Hospital and The Embassy of Chile in London. Read more…

Florence Arts Centre, Egremont, United Kingdom

Friday 8th to Sunday 17th September 2017

Copeland

Ceramics, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Papercraft, Performance/Live Art, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textiles

The Gallery at Florence Arts Centre hosts regular exhibitions throughout the year and features artwork in many other locations around the building, which is part of the now disused Florence Iron Ore Mine site. Read more…

34B, Escott Business Park, Carlisle, United Kingdom

8th - 17th September 10am - 5pm

Carlisle

Installation, Mixed Media, Sculpture

Jan Marshall has worked with mixed-media and installation art for over thirty years, exhibiting widely. Read more…

Mrs. Miller’s, Hazeldene Garden Centre, Culgaith, Penrith, CA10 1QF

9th, 10th & 12th - 17th September 10.00am - 5.00pm

Eden

Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture

The Artists’ Ensemble Gallery – six artists coming together for C-Art 2017, Alex Jakob-Whitworth, Juliet Whitworth, Carole Clay, Mandy Allan, Polly Marix Evans and Ray Ogden. Read more…

15 Bellevue Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom

Fri 8th - Sun 10th 10am- 5pm and Fri 15th - Sun 17th 10am - 5pm

Eden

Drawing, Painting

I am a self taught visual artist. My education was in the sciences, which supports I do commissioned portraits in acrylic or coloured pencil. I also work in graphite pencil and sepia chalks. My aim is to give happiness to the subject’s family by expressing the love that is between them. This includes pets. Read more…

Brougham Hall, Penrith, United Kingdom

Open everday 10am-5pm summer 11am-4pm winter

Eden

Ceramics

Mary produces a range of everyday useful and useable Stone ware ceramics. They are decorated in a range of colours which echo the Lake District seasons, Winter White, Spring Green, Summer Blue and Autumn. They are designed to compliment food but are a visual feast for the eyes. Read more…

22 High Cross Street, Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria CA8 1RP, United Kingdom

Carlisle

Ceramics, Drawing, Glass, Jewellery, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Furnature, Wood

Abstract Gallery has only been open since January 2017. Our mission is to help promote high quality visual art and create an exciting venue where local artists can exhibit and sell their work. We represent and promote these artists within our Gallery and on social media sites. Read more…

Wood Lane, St Bees School, St Bees, United Kingdom

Copeland

Painting

Sarah specialises in eye-catching splashy, colourful paintings of wildlife & animals. She paints aesthetically pleasing, exciting images with hidden geometric details that draw you in again and again. Read more…

Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Keswick, United Kingdom

Allerdale

Sculpture

My artworks and sculptures are all inspired by the history, landscape and natural environment of the Lake District.  I work with Honister Green Slate using traditional methods and my own unique layering technique. Read more…

11 Ireleth, Askam-in-Furness LA16 7EG, United Kingdom

Sat 9th & Sun 10th Fri 15th, Sat 16th & Sun 17th ALL 10am - 5pm

Barrow in Furness

Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting

Acclaimed artist Daniel Cooper responds with highly emotional expressions to the sublime weather in the Lake District National Park and Cumbrian landscape, home to arguably some of the most beautiful views in England. Read more…

Port Carlisle CA7 5DQ, United Kingdom

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th, Friday 15th - Sunday 17th September 10am - 6pm

Allerdale

Mixed Media, Painting

Jenny’s art is full of colour and is inspired by a range of subjects including landscape, seascape and, recently, figurative. Her paintings are in oil, acrylic and collage on canvas in a range of sizes and prices. Read more…

Art By Camera Studio, 9 Redhills Business Park, Penrith CA11 0DT

Eden

Photography

Sue Kane was born in Cumbria, and attended Whitehaven Grammar School. After studying Art in Lancaster, she returned to the county to set up home and has been self-employed for 30 years, firstly as a jeweller and, in recent years, as a photographer based in the Art By Camera Studio. Read more…