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WANDSWORTH ARTS FRINGE

4th to 23rd JUNE: Private View 6 to 8pm on Tuesday 4th June

We have an incredible 62 artists exhibiting with us this year, as part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2024

The Sprout Summer Showcase features a wide variety of work including original paintings, ceramics, illustrations, print and photography - from new artists showing with Sprout for the first time, to more established and recognisable names. Many of the artists will be in Sprout to chat to visitors during the exhibition. 

We will offer a programme of workshops running alongside the show and are pleased to include the OilyCart.org.uk film ‘Sound Symphony: Sensory Film’ celebrating Autistic creativity which will be showing in our window on the weekend of 15th and 16th June.

Find out more about what is going on in Wandsworth's Art Fringe 2024 HERE

Abigail Lipski
Agnieszka Matras
Amanda Blunden
Angela van der Bergh
Ania Pieniazek Anna Lando
Anne Cady
Bernadette Carter
Brenda Keyte
Charlotte Clowes
Chris Lessware
Claire Chandler
David Carlisle
Derek Lomas
Diane Kinsella
Dina Klumbys
Elisabetta Lando
Emily Wright
Glyn Roberts
Harriet Fredman
Iain Selwyn Reeves
Ieva Pazemeckaite
Ishbel Fleming-Boyd
Jane Barton
Jane Richards
Jane Stothert
Jane Wonham
John Bartholomew
Jules Atkinson
Kate Marsden
Katie Parsons
Kay Sandham-Banks
Kinga Kruk
Karen Hall
Linda Firth
Lucia Babjakova
Lucinda Denning
Lynn Selwyn Reeves
Magda Kowalska
Margaret Donaldson
Margo Random
Maria Storey
Marian Shaw
Michelle Baharier
Patricia Moses
Paula Boyd-Barrett
Peter Solari
Peter Wright
Rebecca Morris
Rebecca Tucker
Ronnie Hackston
Sitara Yelding
Steven Gappy
Sue Pearson
Susan Rentoul
Susan Spencer
Hayter Tracey
Elizabeth Downing
Valerie Taylor
Virginia Waterhouse
Zahra Karamie

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THE JAMES GIRLS

Monday 24 to Sunday 30 June

For one week only! Founded in Furzedown by Virginia James after a lifetime in the fashion industry, The James Girls Store aims to rethink what we buy and how. They will be showcasing their vintage clothing from the UK and India, upcycled denim, homewares and jewellery 


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Graveney School Year 10 Exhibition

Monday 1 to Fri 12 July

Graveney School is proud to present the work of this year’s GCSE Art cohort at Sprout Gallery! From painting to sculpture, students have tackled a range of personal and current issues in exciting and innovative ways.

All welcome to celebrate their success at the opening – on Tuesday 2nd July from 5pm.


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Summer Art Loan

Thurs18th (member's Private View), Fri 19th, Sat 20th July

Borrow a work of art for free!

This unique opportunity has been running successfully since 2018 with hundreds of artworks being loaned out across the community for free. The next loan will start on Thursday 18th July 2024 with a member's only Preview (get first pick) from 5:30 to 8pm, then we're open to the public on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th July. 

Please return your artworks betweenSunday 14th and Tues 16th July. We run the Art Loan twice a year - the next one will be in January 2025.

The last loan in the summer had lots of great new works from many different artists - view them here: www.sproutartloans.com We'd love to see a photograph of yourselves with your art loan, please tag us on on social media.

New artists are welcome to join the scheme and we urgently need supporters who can help us run this event in the future - please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Julie Blaney & Simon Stephens

23 July to 3 Aug 11am to 5pm

An interactive exhibition by Julie Blaney and Simon Stephens around the theme of dreams.

Free drop-in sessions

Bookable Workshops

Exhibition Celebration Day on Saturday 3 August - come and see our dream creations!


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Artist in Residence 2024

Michelle Baharier

6 to 31 August 

Michelle Baharier is an award-winning critically acclimated graduate of the Slade School of Fine Art. Her artistic practice is strongly influenced by her lived experience of disability, resulting in participatory art and performative events. Her oeuvre includes powerfully expressive portraits, that tell stories of the extraordinary ways people make positive changes to the world we live in. She is also a performance artist in spoken word, poetry, photography, phone drawings, and digital/video collages. Michelle brings over forty years of expertise in facilitating workshops, and curating exhibitions. Her work can be seen online. 

Anna-Maria will be supporting Michelle, she is a fine artist, curator and writer. She has curated more than 35 exhibitions in a gallery founded in a social inclusion project and ran events for the gallery as well as taking art projects to dementia cafes and other community groups. She has had her writing and poetry published in blogs, magazines and books. She enjoys music and ran a lyrics discussion group at a local mental health charity.

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Week 1

Michelle Baharier will bring her portraitures that she is producing for the London Transport Museum and will be working on them during the residency. She will be creating a community collage in the window which everyone is invited to contribute to throughout the residency - please bring A4 photographs, drawings or paintings of local landmarks, streets and portraits, between 6th to 15th August - they will be added to the collage in the window. Book your 10-minute Charcoal portrait sketches for £10 by either Michelle or Anna Maria - If you want to commission either Artists for an acrylic painting 16 x 12 inches at £530.00 or Oils £950.00Pop into our Peep-Board for a picture - these will be of local celebs and historic characters

Week 2

Wed 14 Aug, 1 to 2pm. Workshop and Talk by Michelle Baharier: A talk about Women artists self -portrait's and portraits from history, suitable for anyone over 16, with an interest in Self-portraiture and finding out about women which helped legitimize women as artists in a male-dominated profession including Sofonisba Anguissola, Artemisia Gentileschi, and Judith Leyster - who presented themselves with confidence, they asserted and promoted themselves in eras when society rarely deemed that appropriate for women. £20.00  limited space, please book

Thursday 15: Anna-Maria Workshop 

Fri 16 Aug, 1 to 3pm: Make a Work of Art - Portrait workshop for all ages, (children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult), using collage shapes and colours, magazines and newspapers.

Week 3

Tues 20 Aug, Workshop, Pablo Ruiz Picasso   portraits – come a join in a fun workshop looking at the work of Picasso, and make your own – Portraits Come have some fun looking at how Picasso turned the portraits upside down and come and have a go using – a range of materials, including collage.  Make your mark with a pice of work you can take home. £20.00 all children under 18 must be acompined by an adult. 

Michelle and Anna-Maria will be working in the gallery

Week 4

Michelle and Anna-Maria will be working in the gallery

Fri 30 Aug, 5 to 8pm: Celebratory end of show event and exhibition, reviewing and enjoying all the work done

 

 

 


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