God's House Tower Christmas Makers Market.
17/18th Dec'22

I'm delighted to be back at God's House Tower Christmas Market this December. It's the only Christmas event I am participating in so hope to see you there! For more details: God's House Tower Christmas Makers Market (godshousetower.org.uk)

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Southampton City Art Gallery Foyer Exhibition 29th Oct'22 until February'23

From 29th October until February the Cowprint Artists' Group will be exhibiting in the foyer of the city gallery. I'm delighted that my original Lepe Scene print will be on display in the exhibition. For more details visit The Foyer – Southampton City Art Gallery

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Lucky Dip Exhibition. God's House Tower 26th Aug - 2nd Oct' 22

I am one of 11 local artists to exhibit in this years Luck Dip exhibition. Hear more about this years exhibition from the participating artists here: Lucky Dip 2022: Digital Exhibition - YouTube

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Southampton City Art Gallery Open 02/07/22 -- 10/09/22

Delighted that two of my Northam cubes won the printmaking category and will be on display alongside other fantastic entries from local artists. The open exhibition runs from 2nd July – 10th September 2022 and this years theme was ‘What Does Culture Mean To You?’. Each side of the cube is made using designs from memories, old shops, lost street names and old maps from the Northam area of Southampton. Printed using different printmaking methods from screen printing, lino, card cut to poly litho and frottage.

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Dystopia Holdings Exhibition 20/05/22

As a member of Zest Arts Collective I am part of this fantastic exhibition at the Alfred Arms, Old Northam Road on 20th May from 6pm.,

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Cutting a Fine Line Cowprint 10th Anniversary Exhibition 28/04/22

I'm delighted to be participating in the exhibition: ’Cutting a Fine Line: The Art of Printmaking’ will be held on Friday 29th April to Sunday 8th May (Fridays and Saturdays 10 am to 5 pm and Sundays 10 am to 4 pm) at God’s House Tower, Arts and Heritage Venue in Southampton. 

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Lucky Dip Bursary Winner aspace 28/01/22

I'm over the moon to be selected for the lucky dip bursary which awarded 11 SO postcode artists with a bursary of £500 and the opportunity to exhibit at God's House Tower later this year. I can't wait to start on this project!

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Open Studios in August'21 23/05/21

This year my friend and partner in art Aylsa Williams and I are taking part in Hampshire Open Studios with an in person exhibition.

 

Click the image for more details: 

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Lepe prints 21/03/21

This lockdown I have been practising reduction linocut and have produced small limited edition prints of the Millennium Beacon, Lepe and The Watch House, Lepe plus a multi colour 2 block lino print of  the Sunset at Lepe. Please message me for details.

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GHT shop 16/11/20

Today the God's House Tower online shop goes live, check it out here:

https://shop.godshousetower.org.uk/

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Print Giveaway 05/07/20

To launch my new print I've donated to 2 local fundraisers, the Hythe Ferry/Pier restoration and the Tug Tender Calshot! 

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Mango Chutney Launch 29/05/20

If you missed the launch of Mango Chutney, this fantastic virtual exhibition is available until 29th July '20.

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Novum Citri 18th Nov'22

We have had an influx of new Zest members. To showcase everyone's work and raise funds to fix the electrics at the Alfred Arms we have a new zesty exhibition. Open from 6pm. We will be selling Zest merchandise and prints! For more details: ZEST Collective (zestartscollective.com)

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West Quay Pop-Up.
6th October'22. 

I am super excited to be participating in the West Quay Pop-Up shop on Thursday 6th October. 9am to 8pm. I'll be bringing along prints, cards, mugs, coasters and a few tote bags. The pop-up is located on the main floor next to M&S.

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Hampshire Open Studios'22 20/08/22 -- 29/08/22

This year Aylsa Williams and I are exhibiting in a working printmaking garden studio in West End, Southampton. For more details of dates and times, please visit the HOS website: www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk/artists/southampton/item/aylsa-williams-mandy-smith 

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The Pain Business (Ripe Live) 10/06/22

A Ripe x Ha Ha evening of performances alongside the Peach Melba exhibition at Old Northam Road, Southampton.

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Soton Makers at the Mast 08/05/22

I'm looking forward to being one of the local makers at the first Southampton Makers Market this year. It's my first market with Soton Makers, pop along and say hi!

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Big Belly Bins Project launches 11/02/22

Last year my repeating word design of Southampton was one of many designs from Southampton artist selected to go on the big belly bins around Southampton City Centre. My design is inspired from walking around Southampton, noticing the details from some its historic architecture and motifs, incorporating the important elements of being a port town with its links to the sea, sailing boats and of course to football!

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Signs of the Times, Zest Arts Collective project launch 06/08/21

I'm lucky to be part of Zest, a newly formed Arts Collective for graduate artists based in Southampton. Yesterday they launched their first project 'Signs of the Times'. Many artists collaborated with community groups and others researched the history of Old Northam. For this project I made some participatory soft sculpture cubes with hand printed designs based on old shops, memories and maps of the area. They will shown in the window of the Hidden Wardrobe from around the 20th August until mid-September'21.

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Hilliers Gardens 18/05/21

I'm one of over 20 Southampton print makers from Red Hot Press exhibiting at Sir Harold Hillier Arboretum, open every day 10-5pm until 13th June. This is my first print selling print exhibition and here I am with new Lepe inspired designs:

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Hidden Wardrobe 02/12/20

Today I'm installing a new site specific artwork in the Hidden Wardrobe, Old Northam Road which launches next week.  FRUITING is a fun installation focusing on the fascinating world of fungi with brightly coloured puff balls, mushrooms and mycelium.

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PayPal 01/08/20

I'm now taking PayPal payments and can deliver locally to Southampton and Waterside areas. Message me for prices and availability!

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Mayflower print 14/05/20

Cowprint is a group of print makers from Red Hot Press, this year we have collectively made a book of prints to commemorate the 400 years since the Mayflower left Southampton. This is my print for the book:

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New gift products 03/02/20

God's House Tower stock the following range of products in their shop. Update 01/06/20 During COVID closures these are available to buy online.

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