Further details of the following events and talks will appear in the next bulletin issue.
In the meantime, please make a note in your diary where appropriate.
Lecture by Prof Richard Talbot
Wednesday 6th November, 13:00, Venue to be confirmed
Organised jointly by FotH and Newcastle University Retired Staff Society (RSS)
Should all art students learn to paint and draw
Lecture by Jeffrey Sarmiento
Jeffrey Sarmiento is from the National Glass Centre Sunderland and Sunderland University
Saturday 9th November, 11:00, Learning Room, Hatton Gallery
Organised through the Contemporary Art Club
Title to be confirmed
Awaiting confirmation of dates. We are aiming for Saturday 7th December with a second option of Saturday 14th December, 10:00-16:00
Short Course in Printmaking by Vhairi Cardinal & Caroline Coode
Vhairi Cardinal & Caroline Coode will be running a short course in printmaking on the following dates:
- Saturday 23rd November 2019
- Saturday 30th November 2019
- 25th January 2020
- 1st February 2020
The course sessions will take place in the Learning Room, Hatton Gallery and will run from 10:30-16:00
The course will include an introduction to simple screen-printing and the 2-plate process in addition to other techniques.
Booking forms and further details will be available in the September bulletin.
Saturday 8th June, 11.00–‐13.00, Learning Room, Hatton Gallery
Dr Stephen Moonie is an art historian. He specialises in the art and theory of the post-war United States, with a particular interest in the discourse of Modernist painting in the 1950s and 1960s. More broadly, he is interested in art writing, aesthetics and contemporary painting.
Previously, Stephen taught at the Department of History of Art at the University of Warwick. He completed his MA (Hons) at the University of St Andrews, and completed his MA (2005) and Ph.D. (2009) at the University of Essex.
His research interests focus upon post-war art and theory, especially Modernist painting and its criticism. He contributed to the catalogue for the exhibition at Tate St Ives and Warwick Arts Centre, The Indiscipline of Painting (2011).
Stephen is interested in art criticism and the problem of value judgments, and has written articles on the writing of British art critic Lawrence Alloway and the late critic/historian Leo Steinberg.
This lecture is part of Contemporary Art Club at the Hatton, to which all members of the Friends are invited.
Complementary coffee and biscuits available. Booking not necessary.