Luke Routledge Relief Paintings - Rainbow Bird. Available via Eastside Projects.

Now, more than ever, artists and cultural organisations need our support. We’ve started to compile a list of organisations with great shops, as well as events coming up over the next few weeks selling artists and makers works.

If you are a cultural organisation, artist or maker selling work as part of an event online or offline who would like to be added to the list, please let us know.

[Updated 4 December 2020.]

 

On Friday 4 December Modern Clay will hold a Winter Studio sale on Instagram.

Great Malvern Christmas Arts Market takes place on Saturday 5 December from 10am-5pm in the grounds of Great Malvern Priory.

Over the weekends of 5-6 and 12-13 December, Fargo Village hold their Christmas Makers Market online with over 40 makers and designers selling their wares.

MAC Birmingham’s Winter Arts Market continues until Sunday 6 December.

Worcester Arts Market takes place over the weekend of 12-13 December on the High Street and Cathedral Square.

The Old Print Works in Balsall Heath, Birmingham hold their Christmas Market at the venue from 12-13 December from 11am-4pm.

Grand Union are offering 50% off all their Editions until Thursday 17 December.

Feminists Work for Change have launched an online shop ‘Empower Bab‘ with limited edition art works by Birmingham-based artists. All proceeds go to Baobab, West Midlands refugee and migrant grassroots women’s advocacy project.

Luke Routledge Relief Paintings – Rainbow Bird. Available via Eastside Projects.

Eastside Project’s Winter Art Fair – With work by over 30 artists from their associate membership programme as well as specially priced Eastside Projects editions. Items include limited edition artworks, artist t-shirts, tarot readings, textiles, jewellery and more.

Unit Twelve Gallery in Staffordshire are open Thursday-Saturday, 10am-4pm selling beautiful handmade crafts.

Public House stock artists’ books, zines and pamphlets.

Amanda Randall Piper Window Brooch available in the Coventry Artspace shop.

Coventry Artspace have recently opened an online shop supporting local artists.

Buy prints, books, jewellery and more from the RBSA shop.

Ikon Gallery’s shop sells books, prints and posters, tees and totes, jewellery and more.

Compton Verney sell Gift memberships and Access all Areas passes.

Craftspace offer pay-as-you-feel family activity packs as well as beautiful jewellery created by Shenalu, a collective of refugee women who specialise in craft.

Multistory‘s shop stock a range of project related publications, DVDs and even tea towels.

Airspace Gallery‘s shop offers a range of publications and editions.

Reusable face masks from Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery‘s shop sells all kinds of wares, including face masks featuring works from their Collection.

The Sidney Nolan Trust sell a selection of publications, cards and membership offers.

#ArtistSupportPledge – Support artists across the globe on Instagram.

 

 

Now, more than ever, artists and cultural organisations need our support. We’ve started to compile a list of organisations with great shops, as well as events coming up over the next few weeks selling artists and makers works.

https://www.ft.com/content/342e771c-82ff-11ea-b6e9-a94cffd1d9bf

Yhonnie Scarce and Judy Watson talk about creating work with seductive surfaces and dark themes. Their Ikon Gallery exhibition covered by Jane Ure-Smith – via Financial Times

Photo: Ken Cheong

https://artreview.com/news/news_3_january_2020_melanie_pocock_appointed_curator_at_ikon_gallery_birmingham/

Melanie Pocock who has been appointed as curator of Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery, will begin her new role this month – via Art Review

https://frieze.com/article/ruptured-histories-how-hew-locke-peeling-back-layers-britains-colonial-past

A new exhibition at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery feels at once reminiscent and foreboding. Aurella Yussuf reviews the Ikon Gallery exhibition – via Frieze

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/mar/08/hew-locke-review-exquisite-objects-raise-the-ghosts-of-colonialism

Hew Locke’s solo exhibition Here’s the Thing, on show at Ikon Gallery, is reviewed by Hannah Clugston – via The Guardian

https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/n-writer-development-programme-2017-18

a-n’s Writer Development Programme participants review Ikon’s Edmund Clark and Thomas Bock exhibitions as part of the scheme.