I have to say May was pretty full-on! But in a good way. Exhibiting: I put up a large Solo Show 'Moving Pictures' (on until 20th June, People's Theatre Gallery, Newcastle). This features the first stage in my collaboration with the fabulously talented Eliot Smith, Dancer/Choreographer. I totally LOVED every minute of this work and I think this comes across as people are saying it's my best work yet, which is a wonderful thing for an artist to hear! Plus, that has to count as
MOVING PICTURES/Bernadette Koranteng The People's Theatre Gallery is open 6.30pm-8.30 pm Tues -Fri this week, an additional chance to see my exhibition 'Moving Pictures'. I shall be there from 7pm Thursday 26th May to meet friends who missed the Preview. Please feel free to come along, the bar will be open and I'd be delighted to chat about the work.
I'm delighted to say the People's Theatre Gallery have asked me to extend my exhibition 'Moving Pictures' till June 20th. Reactions to the Preview, the exhibition and the wonderful Dance performance have been way beyond expectations! I will be posting a few 'Meet & Greet' dates for anyone who missed the preview and would like to view the exhibition with me. Those who have bought work - I may be able to swap some new pieces if you still want to collect your purchases on the fo
MOVING PICTURES There’s a look of relief on the face of the artist. There is nothing more she can do. No more decisions to make. The time is 6pm. The pictures are mounted. The wine is poured. The doors are open. All is prepared. There’s a sense of expectation in the air. Those who have gathered are eager to see these works for the first time. These works they have heard so much about. These ‘Moving Pictures’. For how can a picture convey movement? How can an image encapsulate
Amazingly, we managed to transport my work to the People's Theatre Gallery with all glass intact, only to break one of the large ones whilst hanging - grrrrrr! (what's the deal with glass? when you try to break it on purpose the hammer bounces off!) So.......there is a gap waiting to be filled on Monday. Overall, am pleased, looking good (the work not me - I look like crap!) So.....labels, lists, wine etc and I'm ready for Monday evening. If you are reading this you are invit