Spring at Smokehouse



A Mixed Media Art Exhibition of over 50 works inspired by Spring

Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, 5 April – 6 May 2012

What better place in the world to celebrate the Season of Growth and Renewal this year than
Hackney Wick and Fish Island with a direct view of the Olympic Stadium?

Spring weather. Spring flowers. Spring colours. Spring clean. Spring traditions. Spring feelings.
Spring memories. Spring nests. Spring dance. Words for Spring. Doors to Spring. Marshes in Spring.
Song about Spring. Spring renewal. Spring in your step

Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery and East Village London in collaboration with Art Catcher Ltd present you with works by 50 artists from Great Britain and beyond, working in painting, printmaking, photography, collage  moving image and sculpture, expressing an unusual and delightful array of interpretations.

Exhibiting artists include including Adam Graff (Images 36 ‘The best of British illustration’ competition 2012), Carne Griffiths (De Peau’s 30th anniversary exhibition, co-ordinated by Alvin Goh, Hong Kong 2012), Louiz Kirkebjerg-Nielsen (International Printmaking Biennial of Douro, Portugal, 2012, and Qijiang International Print Festival 2011), Sumi Perera (1st Prize-Drawing for Design-Rootstein Hopkins Foundation Drawing Exhibition, London 2011), Jens Marott (Silver Prize London Photographic Awards “Let’s face it” competition 2011), Martin Mossop (John Purcell Paper Prize at the Bainbridge Open in  2011), Fabienne Teyssier-Monnot (Claude Berthault Price in Sculpture 2010, Chongqing, China), and Wuon Gean Ho (Birgit Skiold Memorial Trust Prize 2010).

Curating artist Katja Rosenberg alias Art Catcher Ltd has curated group shows about cultural and emotional identity at the V&A Museum of Childhood, the Freud Museum London, City Hall, Pushkin House, Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, the Tea Building and many other venues in- and outside the UK.

See www.artcatcher.co.uk for an online tour of the works.

Please contact Kathryn Nicholson for further information and high res imagery:
kathryn@artcatcher.co.uk, 07736 841862

Exhibition Opening: 5 April 2012, 6.30pm

Michael Holland, Educational Director of Chelsea Physic Gardens, will officially welcome the New Season by opening the show

Smoked Salmon platters will be available in the gallery

Round up the feast for the senses with a meal from the full à la carte menu in Formans Restaurant as featured on BBC Celebrity Masterchef.

For more information and for any exhibiting or sponsorship enquiries, please contact

Gallery Director William Chamberlain on 07947 175 283 or email him on smokehousegallery@formans.co.uk



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