Digbeth Arts Space Opening at Zellig!

August 27, 2018

Digbeth Arts Market is delighted to reveal its new partnership with the wonderful team at Zellig to create our first permanent exhibition home: Digbeth Arts Space! The space will be a supportive platform for local independent artists and feature exhibitions, regular workshops and a unique range of special events and installations.

 Our preview evening is Friday 7th September and we are then open to the public from Saturday 8th onward.  Our first exhibition is an exciting Collage vs Print special featuring four of our incredible artists: Koo Arts, Rip It Up Start Again, Coquillage Design and Tim Thomson.

On the Friday evening we will also be revealing our exciting art installation at Digbeth's hottest new venue Finders Keepers with our after party that starts from 7:30pm and is open to everyone.  

 

Five of our artists will be exhibiting and selling their art in the main bar area and performing live art in the courtyard with the support of a brilliant line-up of DJs. The five artists featured at Finders Keepers will be That Bloke Wilson, ROOTS0121, Chunxx, POSH and LiskBot.

 

 

All the art on display at both venues is for sale and the opportunity to commission the artists to create something special for you is welcomed. 

 

Digbeth Arts Space: Collage vs Print Exhibition

Our debut exhibition is full of unique pieces of art that you simply cannot find elsewhere. Its collage creativity versus prints perfection as our four artists bring their brilliant work to Digbeth Arts Space.

 

Rip It Up And Start Again

Adam Wynn's collages are always personal themes, but the inspiration behind them is often kept secret, so that the viewer can find their own connection and narrative.

 

Koo Arts

Kay Fisher uses her incredible collage skills and creativity to design unique hand crafted commissions and installations such as the wonderful examples below currently proudly on display in the Baked in Brick restaurant.

 

 

Tim Thomson

Tim Thomson is a printmaker, designer and digital artist, particularly specialising in the monoprint process using paper and inks. His unique style is influenced by pop art, comic book art, Japanese woodcuts, film noir, art nouveau and erotic art.

 

Coquillage Design

Michelle Bowden is an award-wining freelance designer whose skills include stunning collage work, illustration and printmaking. The print below of model Lindsey Wixson reflects her colourful style influenced by high fashion.

 

DAM at Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers aim is to respect, yet re-invent one of our cities most loved music venues. This hot new venue in Digbeth will be hosting our after party on Friday 7th September from 7:30pm to late. Five of our brilliant artists will be in attendance for the official opening night.

 

LiskBot

He's the mysterious artist who creates an extraordinary range of robot inspired art across Birmingham. Thought-provoking and mesmerising no two artworks are the same.

 

 

That Bloke Wilson

Tom Wilson is a street art and illustration legend with his incredible range of characters and jaw-dropping live art performances at venues such as Symphony Hall and Birmingham Hippodrome's BSide Festival.

 

Chunxx

With art hanging up outside Digbeth Dining Club and inside Ghetto Golf, Chunxx's eye-catching creations are lighting up Digbeth in unforgettable style.

 

POSH

POSH is back and he's better than ever as proven by this commission below for Digbeth Dining Club. His style is evolving and expect some new themes and ideas in his new work.

 

ROOTS0121

Roots is an illustrator and designer whose work is heavily character based with a love for the weird and wonderful - Inspired by 90s pop culture, Roots spent much of her youth watching cartoons and getting lost in nature’s rabbit hole.

Stay tuned to our social media for event updates and if you are interested in exhibiting with us check out our information page here: Exhibitions

 

 

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