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Friday, 12 December 2014

Art events at Studio Valeria

October-December 2014. Istra organised a set of new workshops titled Art & Wellness based on the use of creative forms including sound and movement, script and text, drawing and visual art, performance and acting out for a group of 6 participants. These workshops were very popular and will be repeated again later in 2015.

Workshops in glass - As one of regular educational events, Istra organised a set of advanced level workshops. Participants had an opportunity of learning some new possibilities in forming glass. Advanced workshops as well as workshops for beginners will run throughout 2015.

 Art exhibition "Painting in a Chair"- This work was carried out with a group of residents from a home for mentally ill adults together with volunteer artists from Studio Valeria. 








Saturday, 18 October 2014

International art event

Kranj in Slovenia, 07/10/2014. Istra contributed to the 3rd International exhibition in various collage techniques together with 120 artists from 12 countries shown in over 20 galleries in and around Kranj.
Istra was awarded a prestigious recognition for her work in a form of miniature books (12/12cm).

Saturday, 4 October 2014

The Map project in Medulin, Croatia


02/10/2014 at MMC Medulin we opened  the Map project exhibition with a very regional cultural program of poetry and music. The Map project starts its tour of Australia in 2015. For more info see 




Wednesday, 24 September 2014

New glass in pate-de-vere

September 2014 at Northlands Creative Glass in Lybster, Scotland 
These new pieces of glass were made at Estonian Kristiina Uslar's master class using her take on pate-de-vere technique. Work was inspired by the place.
 
 
 
 
  

Monday, 1 September 2014

Bebington Central Library

September - The Map Project exhibition can be seen at Bebington Central Library until Saturday 20th. September. This travelling show has been to Croatia, Montenegro, Wirral Festival of Firsts in Hoylake and Hope University in Liverpool this year.
For this venue there is also related work by the local artists involved Istra Toner Helen Smith Viv Netherwood Yvonne Body and Judith Railton  
Bebington Central Library, Civic Way, Bebington CH63 7PN





Friday, 18 July 2014

The Map Project at Liverpool Indi Biennial

July-August 2014, Cornerstone gallery in Liverpool. The project was shown as a part of Independences  Liverpool Biennial in the most attractive Cornerstone gallery space. The exhibition was hosted by Liverpool Hope University and will be shown until the end of August. More info:http://themapproject13.blogsopt.com
 

 

Friday, 27 June 2014

Space, light and glass

25 June 2014. Istra and Nina exhibited glass art at the European Centre for Peace and Development in Pula, Croatia. Istra's work illustrates a range of techniques and stiles in working with glass.