Emergency 2017 call for artists launches at Aspex Portsmouth

Aspex Gallery Portsmouth are seeking artists working in all media for their open submission exhibition, EMERGENCY. This is an international opportunity, seeking applications from anyone who considers themselves to be an emerging artist. A maximum of ten artists will be selected for a group show, which will open in December 2017.

Everything Comes from the Egg

Stephen Turner, the artist who created the Exbury Egg, a wooden egg-shaped sculpture in which he lived and worked for over a year during 2013 and 2014, continues his odyssey across southern England with a new exhibition and residency programme, Everything Comes from the Egg, in Gunwharf Quays …
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‘Cut Loose’ by Isle Black

Artist Isle Black has created a large-scale 3D wall for the Aspex Guildhall space at Portsmouth Guildhall, as part of Portsmouth Festivities 2017. Head along, pop on the 3D glasses, and watch the lines float off the wall! The exhibition space is open from 10:00am to 2:00pm between 7th June …
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Holiday Art Club: Make, Move, Map at Aspex

Take part in Holiday Art Club: Make, Move, Map and join local artist Abigail Gilchrist to create an ‘alternative tour’ of the Aspex Gallery on Thursday 20th April. Since it’s creation, Aspex Gallery’s regular Holiday Art Clubs have become a firm Portsmouth favourite! Their 2017 programme is even more ambitious, with …
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Holiday Art Club: Still Life Styling at Aspex

Create your own masterpiece with local artist Kate Reid (Kroma) on Thursday 13th April at Aspex in Holiday Art Club: Still Life Styling. Since it’s creation, Aspex Gallery’s regular Holiday Art Clubs have become a firm Portsmouth favourite! Their 2017 programme is even more ambitious, with an array of local guest …
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Charlotte Bradley takes up artist residency at Aspex Gallery

For their first Platform Alumni residency, Aspex Gallery in Gunwharf Quays are welcoming Charlotte Bradley, a recent Fine Art Graduate of the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham. Charlotte will be located in Aspex’s studio space, a facility for researching ideas, experimentation, and production of work. In late 2016, …

‘Flourish’ celebrates 10 years of Aspex Gallery at the Vulcan Building

Aspex Gallery in Portsmouth, national gallery education association Engage, and The Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award (ARMA) have unveiled Flourish, a new artwork by Alison Carlier. Flourish was unveiled at a celebration event on Thursday 1st December, marking Aspex’s tenth year in the historic Vulcan Building …

Aspex Gallery artist residency: Charlotte Bradley

For their first Platform Alumni residency, Aspex Gallery on the edge of Gunwharf Quays welcome Charlotte Bradley, a recent Fine Art Graduate of the University of the Creativity Arts in Farnham. Bradley will be located in Aspex’s studio space, a facility for researching ideas, experimentation, and production of work. In late …
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Natural Imperfections at Aspex Gallery comprises homegrown artworks

Portsmouth artist Adrian Mundy brings his Natural Imperfections exhibition to Aspex Gallery from 15th June through 14th August 2016, coinciding with Portsmouth Festivities as part of their annual week-long programme of artistic and cultural events. Natural Imperfections comprises a series of two-dimensional and sculptural works based on handmade …

Democracy Street exhibition celebrates UK’s democratic heritage

Collaborative space Aspex Guildhall are set to present Democracy Street, an ambitious work created by local artist Jon Adams, comprising a collection of posters created to celebrate the UK’s democratic heritage. This is the first exhibition presented through the Aspex Guildhall partnership — a programme of visual art exhibitions curated …

Aspex seeks artist with disability for residency

Aspex Gallery in Gunwharf Quays are taking applications for an artist-in-residence with a disability, as part of their EVOLVE pilot project. Funding of £1,000 is available to support an emerging artist in developing new work for presentation at offsite events, and use of Aspex’s new artist studio …

Rebuilding work commences at Aspex Gallery

Construction work has begun on Portsmouth’s leading contemporary art gallery, Aspex Gallery, in the historic Vulcan Building on the waterfront at Gunwharf Quays. Earlier this year, Aspex was awarded £158,504 from Arts Council England’s National Lottery-funded small capital grants programme. The gallery has also received further support from the Foyle …