TEXT ME was an award-winning interactive arts project devised by Victoria Mapplebeck which brought to life the stories and secrets buried in our mobile phones.
A celebration of the process and artwork created as part of OutsiderXchanges led by Venture Arts. This project brought together 6 learning disabled artists and 6 non-learning disabled artists to develop shared ideas and new work in a unique environment based on collaboration, reciprocal learning and creative exchange.
An exploration of the connections between remembering and the senses, performance and painting, live and the archived. The culmination of The Artworks Fellowship – The Organisational Perspective.
This exhibition presented our region’s ideas for the perfect Play Maker; a person, space or invention that encourages play, imagination, fun and learning.
Common Ground brought together work by four contemporary artists and four community groups living and working in South East Northumberland.
Given annually to a graduate of the MA Fine Art and Education, delivered by Northumbria University & BALTIC, 2016's Artist Teacher Award winner was Marián Hernández Villada, artist teacher at St Joseph's Catholic Academy, Hebburn.
LOUD! was an exhibition of artwork from prisons, secure hospitals, secure children’s homes, and probation services in the North East of England. The exhibition featured an extensive range of artwork including painting, drawing, sculpture, and creative writing from entries to the 2015 Koestler Awards – a charitable scheme which has been rewarding artistic achievement in the criminal justice and secure services for over 50 years. The exhibition was shown across BALTIC and The Gallery at Gateshead Central Library.
An exhibition of sketchbooks by Artist Teachers working in the North East and Cumbria, this exhibition celebrated the Sketchbook Circle; a national collaboration of artist educators sharing and responding to the artwork and processes of previously unknown colleagues. #drawingchangeslives
The culmination of two years of study as an MA student on the BxNU Professional Practice in Education, Making Meaning presented teacher Heather Bray’s explorations into the gallery as a site for research, observation, interpretation and illustration.
Start at BALTIC exhibited a range of mixed media artwork produced in response to gallery visits, artist workshops and community events by pupils from Birtley East, Blaydon West and St Wilfrid’s RC Primary Schools.