The well-established Woodend Artists were excited to present FRINGE, an alternative and contemporary exhibition and event at a local Coffee House on Uppermill High Street, as part of the Saddleworth Arts Festival.
The exhibition of 9 Artists work was hung on Friday morning and was already attracting attention, especially after the extensive efforts the Artists made to advertise the venue and exhibition.
The exhibition was part of the Saddleworth Arts Festival and provided an alternative view of the art world by local artists.
Over 600 visitors were expected to view the work, over the Festival, judging on past experience of the Artists events. 26 hours later the exhibition ended, even before the Open evening. Throngs of Artists, friends and followers were poised ready to welcome the exhibition and celebrate in a party atmosphere.
So why did the exhibition, that was expected to run until the 12th June, end? Was it the most Avant-Garde exhibition in the Saddleworth Festival, that had to be removed even before the Open? Did you managed to get a glimpse of the Art work?
A huge thank you to Richard Dawson, Cara Campbell, Jacqui Symons and Martin Fitzpatrick for all the time, effort and expertise – and a big thank you to all the exhibiting Artists for submitting a very varied and creative show of Art work.
A chance to see more of the Artists work will be available to all as bigger and better exhibitions are planned for the future. The Woodend Artists already hold well established open studios at the Woodend Mill, that welcome guests in the Spring, Summer and Winter. More information about the Artists and their events can be viewed here Woodend Artists and join the mailing list to keep up to date with upcoming events.
Exhibiting Artists of the Fringe :
Visual Artists Sue Platt, Jacqui Symons, Cara Campbell, Pat Baker, Peter Castle, Martin Fitzpatrick, Chris Towers, Alexander Towers, Richard Dawson, Photographer Jude Gidney.