Kemistry Gallery, 43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3PD
Thursday 20th February – Saturday 22nd 2014
Opening Times Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm
+44 (0)20 7729 3636
A unique collection of Polish film posters from the early 1960’s (remnants of a once larger accumulation, depleted after a theft and a fire) brought back from the UK in 1964 by Ken Sequin, at the time a recent graduate from the Royal College of Art.
Iconic posters, including examples by Lenica, Ciesiewich and Swierzy will be exhibited alongside rare posters by the only two women designers of the period, Baceewska and Huskowska.
‘Back To Black’ By C215
17 Osborn Street,London E1 6TD,United Kingdom
Friday 7th February – Sunday 2nd February 2014
Opening Times Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 7pm
+44 (0) 207 247 2684
Stolen Space presents an exhibition, which refocuses on the grounding principles of street art: the stark simple yet effective power of the black stenciled image which had come to inspire a movement worldwide.
Being There by Rachael Gannon
The Gallery Space, campus Centre University of Bedfordshire, Luton, LUI 3JU
Tuesday 11th Febuary – Friday 7th March 2014
+44 (0)1234 400 400
Rachel Gannon graduated from Royal College of Art in 2007. Her research is routed in drawing as reportage, the reflective sketch and the role
of the sketch within contemporary illustrative practice. She has work on permanent display at the Victoria and Albert museum and the Royal London Hospital. It is within these bodies
of work that she has explored her interests
in anthropology, fieldwork notebooks and
oral histories. Rachel is a Senior Lecturer in Illustration at the University of Bedfordshire.
Spitting Image: From Start to Finish
The Cartoon Museum,
35 Little Russell Street,
Wednesday 26th February – Sunday 8th June 2014
Opening Times Monday to Saturday 10.30am to 5.30pm
Sunday 12pm to 5.30pm
0207 580 8155
The Cartoon Museum will be showing a selection of drawings, prints and other material from the award-winning British satirical TV show Spitting Image. The exhibition celebrates the success and humour of the programme created by Roger Law, Peter Fluck, John Lloyd and the Spitting Image workshop team. Visitors will be able to see how Maggie Thatcher, John Major, Richard Branson, Michael Jackson, the Royals and a host of other celebrities and politicians were reborn as their satirical puppets.
Beach London, 20 Cheshire St, London, E2 6EH
Thursday 6th February – Sunday 23rd February 2014
Opening times Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 6pm
(+44) (0)207 0334111
A group of mainly illustration graduates are putting on a multi- disciplinary show for the new year, and the theme is Wizards.
WIZARD is compiled of varied mediums including sculpture, costumery, printmaking, woodcut, paper collage, painting and photography.
Pong Ping Exhibition
Twenty Twenty Two, The Basement, 20 Dale Street (entrance on Little Lever Street),Manchester,M1 1EZ
Thursday 6th February – Wednesday 5th March 2014
Opening Times Tuesday to Thursday 4pm to 12am Friday to Saturday 4pm to 3am
0161 237 9360
Pong Ping is an exhibition of Ping Pong themed design, art and illustration from a hand picked selection of international and local creatives showing Ping Pong related paraphernalia being used in everyday life.
The list of artists include Manchester based illustrator Si Scott, London’s Jenny Theolin, Foreign Policy Design from Singapore, Design by Atlas from Spain, Sneaky Raccoon from London, Manchester design collective Empire, typographer & illustrator Daren Newman, London’s Studio Opposite, Liam Hopkins aka Lazerian and Twenty Twenty Two designer Dave Sedgwick.
Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition
Plymouth Arts Centre, 38 Looe Street, Plymouth,PL4 0EB
Thursday 13th February – Sunday 9th March 2014
Opening times Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 8.30pm Sunday 4pm to 8.30pm
01752 206114 plymouthartscentre.org
Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, PL4 8AT ,Devon, England
Monday 10th February – Saturday 8th March 2014
Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
+441752 203434 plymouthart.ac.uk/gallery/
The Jerwood Drawing Prize is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK. The aim is to explore and celebrate the diversity, excellence and range of current drawing practice. The exhibition this year reflects a broad range of approaches to drawing from pencil on paper to video work. The 76 artists were selected from over 3,000 entries by a panel that included Kate Brindley, Director of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA), Michael Craig-Martin RA, artist, Charlotte Mullins, art critic, writer, broadcaster and editor of Art Quarterly.