Festival: pop-up art at the Cornmill Centre

There will be artists exhibiting their work in the Cornmill Shopping Centre’s main atrium every day during the festival, along with some demos.

At ‘Creative Space’ Unit 6, The Cornmill Centre, on all four days, visit Cristian Fiscutean Rus, Oil Painting, as he’ll be creating a still life throughout the weekend.

Cornmill pop-up art programme

Friday 15 May
Demonstrations:
Sue Angus, The Rag Rug Lady 10am-4pm
Tandem, Embroidery and Textiles 10am-11am and 11.15am to 12.15pm
Kayleigh B, artist, ‘More Than Coloured Pencils’ noon to 5pm
Michelle Douglas, of Not The Norm Jewellery, will provide hands-on demonstrations of her work for all ages and abilities

Saturday 16 May
Pam Bassington (www.pambassington.com) Pam makes medium to large pots using coils, preferring an organic and, often, less than symmetrical look. The clay tends to dictate where it wants to go, so, mostly, Pam lets it. Pam gained a First-Class Honours degree in Contemporary Fine Art in 2012.
Demonstrations:
Jan Batchelor Felting – Hands-on demo. Taster Session ‘Felted Flowers’ make a daffodil, pansy or chrysanthemum that will become part of a larger project
David Muckle, wood turner, lathe-work demonstration
Kayleigh B, artist, ‘More Than Coloured Pencils’ noon to 5pm

Sunday 17 May
Mell Pritchard Art (www.mellpritchard.com) Darlington-based artist uses paint, photography and collage to interpret the world around us and emotions. Mell is exhibiting her latest abstract artwork. There is an opportunity to meet the artist and discuss her work.
Demonstrations:
David Muckle, wood turner lathe work demonstration
Kayleigh B, artist, ‘More Than Coloured Pencils’ noon to 5pm
Tandem, Embroidery and Textiles

Monday 18 May
Artists from ‘Creative Space’ will exhibit their work
Demonstrations:
Tandem, Embroidery and Textiles Demonstrations 10am-11am and 11.15am to 12.15pm
Kayleigh B, artist, ‘More Than Coloured Pencils’ noon to 5pm
Michelle Douglas, Not The Norm Jewellery, drop in for all ages and abilities.