E17 Art Trail Listings for 2015
To give you a head start 26 exhibition venues open for a special preview night on Thursday 28 May and parties break out all over Walthamstow. Don’t wait to be invited, come anyway!
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Moko JumbieOnline http://youtu.be/K49rL9aT52g
A poem about the colourful mythical god ghost 'Moko Jumbie', written by Jane Ulysses Grell and Illustrated by Sharon Foster.
Masquerade 2000 / M2KUnit 2, 17 Argall Avenue, Leyton, E10 7QE
Visit Masquerade 2000's headquarters to discover the magic behind Notting Hill Carnival. This hidden gem is home to one of Europe's best carnival arts organisations, with small and large scale costumes on display for this special occasion.
Where in Wally?Various public places and spaces
Help us make an online map of Walthamstow’s treasured places and spaces; big or small, well or little known. Take part in a treasure hunt and maybe take home a limited edition paper map! Please see website for more info.
Wood Street Walls Street Art Tour41 Roland Road (Founders home), & all across Wood Street!
Wood Street Walls: Street Art Walking Tour
MOVING PORTRAITS24 Second Avenue, Walthamstow
Moving Portraits showcases the film and photographic work of two local filmmakers whose focus is strictly on matters of the human heart. An encounter with intimacy, humour and the creative possibilities of the documentary form.
Sunshine BrightGnome House, 7 Blackhorse Lane
Exuberant and Fun. Artists invited to respond to the idea of light and colours with an emphasis on our industrial heritage in celebration of this old building being given new life.
Inky Cuttlefish Studios: A Little ExhibitionGnome House, 7 Blackhorse Lane
Selected artists invited to exhibit in our first little printmaking exhibition at Gnome House. Cheese and Wine Late night opening: Sat 30 May 6-11pm
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Learning Disability ExperienceInky Cuttlefish Studios, Gnome House, 7 Blackhorse Lane
A gorgeous array of bright colourful artwork created by exceptionally talented artists over the past year.
A Woman's StoryInky Cuttlefish Studios, Gnome House, 7 Blackhorse Lane
Artwork created by Day Service for Asian Women (DSAW) using a variety of techniques and mediums dealing with a range of themes and their interpretations and stories relating to their experiences.
Blackhorse Lane Open Studios and Silent AuctionBlackhorse Lane Studios, Barican Arts Group Trust, 114 Blackhorse Lane
The pioneering presence in Walthamstow’s vibrant art scene. Part of the Blackhorse Trek.
ArtWorks Open 2015ArtWorks Project Space, Barbican Arts Group Trust, 114 Blackhorse Lane
ArtWorks Open Prize Exhibition is a key strand to the E17 Art Trail, bringing excellence to the scene.
Pulse Collaborations : ComicsPulse Studios, Unit K, Blackhorse Mews
Group show focusing on story telling - comics, graphic novels and sound. Music on Saturday night + BBQ. Comic Workshop Saturday and Sunday (check website for details and booking)
The Headless HorsemanBlackhorse Workshop, 1-2 Sutherland Road Path
Presenting the results of our annual making competition, makers respond to the classic tale of The Headless Horseman. Entries will bring to life his missing headless form with varying approaches and choice of material.
Mick & Jane's Open Studio18 Lee Close
Ceramics, paintings and drawings on display and in progress by Mick Mills and Jane Cunningham. Raku firing from 2-5pm Saturday; £1 to join in, proceeds to Amnesty International.
We Love LEGOHigham Hill Hub, Higham Hill Park, Hecham Close
See amazing LEGO creations by local adults and children. Build something out of LEGO in our play area. Eat delicious LEGO-themed cakes. Enter our competition to win LEGO sets. N.B. This year, We Love LEGO is in a new venue.
A Little Free Library for Higham Hill ParkHigham Hill Hub, Higham Hill Park, Hecham Close
Discover Higham Hill’s new community space and see work by local artists. 7 June: art workshops with local artist Kiko Honda-Powell to help inspire her design for a
Fiona Heath: Opening The Blinds66 Goldsmith Road
An insightful exhibition of interviews and photographs with residents of Goldsmith Road integrated with landscape paintings of Walthamstow.
Haine & Larkin40 Pasquier Road
We do illustrations and collage artwork inspired by the people, places and animals of Walthamstow.
Square Circles42 Pasquier Road
A slide show by Sally Lancaster shows her square foot allotment garden through the seasons, with a talk: 'We Are The Seasons. Plus Choice Ceramics from Sassirika, quality cakes at our Pavement Cafe and a surprise installation by Ambaranta.
A Life of Skein45 Pembar Ave
Hand dyed yarns, fibre spinning and other wool processes. Join The Wool Kitchen and guest knitwear designer Theodora Goes Wild. Bring your knitting, crochet and spinning for knit and chat in the garden. The kettle is on!All levels and wheels welcome.
Tales from the LaunderetteLaunderette, 339 Forest Road
Photography exhibition about launderettes by social documentary photographer Katherine Green, with audio soundtrack by Hugo Slime.
High Street Drawings - new work by Linda Hughes20 Ickworth Park Road
Art Trail cover artist Linda Hughes M.A. (R.C.A), shows new drawings done around and about E17, at home.
Tony BlackmoreFlat 2, 7 Gainsford Road
An original and diverse selection of artwork using paper-folding techniques together with photomontages and other artwork created in China and Japan. Free paper folding workshops and demonstrations with refreshments!
City StudiosUnit 2, 30 Borwick Avenue
A new arrival to Walthamstow, City Studios, established in 1995 is a group of 30 artists and makers. We look forward to welcoming you. Come and explore the wide variety of work on show.
Greenleaf Primary SchoolGreenleaf Primary School, 80 Greenleaf Road
As part our work with the BBC`s `Ten Pieces` our artwork has been inspired by John Adams composition, ` Short Ride in a Fast Machine`. Each class has interpreted this in their own way to create outstanding artwork.
Rogue Science42 Pearl Road
Window installation by Dominique Golden, Hallway etchings by Zoe Hodgson and Kitchen art works by Kate Squires. The Magic Shop tea party will be hosted by Helen Maurer and Dominique on Saturday 13th June 2.30pm. Drop by for tea and sandwiches
Isobel Atacus: DAVID BOWIE IS A VOICE IN YOUR HEAD493 Forest Road
'It was hot. It sometimes rained'... Short film and visuals exploring the outsider. Screenings in a loft.
Morris returns to Walthamstow.74 Diana Road E17 5LF &, E17 Village, East Ave / Orford Rd
Special event: 14 June at 2pm, Phil Wilson Morris, William Morris's Great-Great Grandson will reveal a plaque at the place where he lived while studying music in London. Plus an exhibition by resident artist and social anthropologist Maria Saur.
Lucille Junkere: All BluesWilliam Morris Gallery, Forest Road
The result of textile artist Lucille Junkere's residency at the Gallery, All Blues examines the complex, often painful, history of indigo dye.
StoryboardsThe Lloyd Park Centre, Winns Avenue Entrance, Lloyd Park
'Storyboards' - Letting Children's Imagination tell the tale at The Lloyd Park Centre & Higham Hill Children's Centre.
Art & Fashion Adult Learners ExhibitionWinns Gallery, Aveling Centre, Lloyd Park
Exciting exhibition of sculptures, paintings, drawings, prints, ceramics CAD, photographs, fashion, textiles by adult students. Creative Industry courses include HNC Art & Design, HNC/HND Fashion, NCFE Portfolio Preparation & Ceramics Short Course.
HNC & HND Art & Design Student ExhibitionWinns Gallery, Aveling Centre, Lloyd Park
A fresh and dynamic mix from Waltham Forest College HNC/HND Art & Design students. Exciting exhibition of drawing, painting, print, design, photography and 3D. Come and view the talent of the artists and designers of tomorrow.
Lloyd Park Artists Open StudiosLloyd Park Studios, Lloyd Park Hub Building
Come and see the wide range of creative activity now well established in the middle of the beautiful Lloyd Park. Several new artists have joined us since the last art trail and this year we are delighted to have Rebecca De Quin as our first guest artist.
Jonathan O'DeaLloyd Park Studios, Lloyd Park, Forest Road
Still one of the most popular and most recognised artists in London and beyond, Waltham Forest artist Jonathan O'Dea shows recent work. Come and see Jonathan in his new studio, managed by the Award winning William Morris Gallery. 12 June 6-8pm Artist Jon
Myths and Realities75A Carr Road
With the far sight & sharp focus of the Eagle's vision, a group of artists looks at accepted current myths & some of the everyday realities contained within them. We are the stories we tell. Which ones do we buy into, what is yours?
Every Picture Tells A StoryThe Winns Primary School, Fleeming Road
“Here I am the size of the Eiffel Tower!” “Here I am landing on the moon’’ every picture tells a story. Over 900 children have illustrated postcards with lots of amazing stories to write home about!
Art on the HedgeElphinstone Road
Elphinstone Road's young artists show you what they've got in a hedgey display.
Cheeky Handmades: The improper art show13 Thorpe Crescent
The improper art show is a show of art, textiles, and spoken word, considered improper in a fine art context. Featuring Sean Urquhart, Jennie Caminada and Anna Courcha.
Paper, wood and food15 Thorpe Crescent
Look, touch and taste. John Bain will be showing his beautifully tactile wood craft, view Ellie Noble's delicate paper and light sculptures whilst enjoying some of Briam Emmons' delicious, seasonal creations.
The Crazy Pirate Children21 Thorpe Crescent
Roll up roll up...vintage circus signs & tattoo inspired artworks-50's pinstriping. Hand-painted by Andrew Clarke.
I was there22 Rushbrook Crescent
The shapes of our spaces: Drawings and photographs exploring the spaces we inhabit, from the physicality of the human form to the intimacy of places before first light.
A Model Story121 Billet Road, Front Garden
The exhibition tells the story of how our family have participated in the @E17ArtTrail over the years culminating in the construction of a model village on display in our front garden with the help of gardener Monty Don and filmed by the BBC.
Outside In4 Penrhyn Crescent
See past, present and future blarney.
Talking Pictures71 Roberts Road
Open Studio Exhibition and art sale the entire family can enjoy. A vibrant array of pleasurable art. Featuring 11 year old Reuben with his originals in oil. Drinks, cakes, music, chat, enjoy.
A Day in the LifeChapel End Infant School, Beresford Road
Telling stories that come straight from the heart of our vibrant infant school, we are excited to have the involvement all our children in creating 7 large scale textile panels that tell a visual tale of our school day, with visiting artist Esther Hardie.
Between the DesksSir George Monoux College, 190 Chingford Road
Annual student and staff exhibition of fabulous art, craft, design and moving image work. Private view Friday 12 June with performances and refreshments. School parties by appointment Monday 15th June, 9am- 4pm.
Walthamstow PictorialVeg Hut, 2B Chingford Road
A reportage look at the forever changing life of Waltham Forest. By local photographer, Adrian Callaghan.
RootsWynwood Art District, 2A Chingford Road
'Roots' - a fortnight interpreting the theme roots through poetry, music & art.
WFC Student Summer ExhibitionWaltham Forest College, 707 Forest Road
Exhibition of exciting creative work including sculpture, painting, drawing, print, CAD, textiles, ceramics by students on BTEC Foundation + BTEC National Art & Design programmes. Come and view the talent of artists and designers of tomorrow.
London StoriesThe William Morris Bar, 807-811 Forest Road
Images of London through the lens of Photographer Sean Pines. Sean examines the detail of the London landscape telling London Stories with his imagery.
A chaotic kaleidoscope of shape and pattern based on forms found in nature. Stitched drawings and paper cut-outs on lightboxes.
Fired Spirality82 St Johns Rd
An exhibition of original sculptural works by ceramic artist Pádraig Drugan. Come and see what can be done with a lump of muck.
In the Making - Sono Scott45 Thorpe Road
Create, create, create without thinking!A series of quirky illustrations with the united theme of creating objects from scratch.
Backyard29 Spencer Road
Local maker of aprons and bags, as seen in Nude Espresso cafes, Beagle Bar Hoxton, Dark Sugars chocolate shop Brick Lane, Filter Coffee Lab Pisa, Encore Restaurant Paris, Hairstylist Richard Phillipart, and on legendary barber Ky'cut Wilson.
Frederick Bremer: Recycled storyFrederick Bremer School, Siddeley Road
Exterior art installation by students from years 7-9 using recycled materials and displayed at the front of the school. The ongoing 'story' of how the artworks survive will be recorded by the students during the Art Trail.
Elly Davies59 Lloyd Road
Collection of new and old paintings by Elly Davies.
Hester de Graag: Sharks at large24 Longfield Avenue
Huge sharks, flying monsters, jellyfish and sea views. Hold your breath and dive in.......
Every Picture Tells a StoryThe Mill, 7 - 11 Coppermill Lane
A Mill group exhibition - professional artists and Art Trail first timers. A celebration of creativity in E17. Plus beautiful mosaics in the Mill garden.
Tales from the LaunderetteLaunderette, 74 Pretoria Avenue
Photography exhibition about launderettes by social documentary photographer Katherine Green, with audio soundtrack by Hugo Slime.
System 4869 B Buxton Road
48 collages describing the motions we see but rarely register.
'Spots and stripes' hand printed textiles20 Woodville Road
An exhibition and pop up shop of hand screen printed cushions and home wares. The abstract designs are inspired by the coast of Brittany in France and reflect my interest in colour, pattern and modern design.
Bird WatchingMission Grove Primary School, Buxton Road
At Mission Grove each class is named after a British Bird. We are, however, a multicultural school and want to combine our classes and our backgrounds to celebrate birds around the world.
Some Easons, a Bergman and friends52 Morland Road
A group show featuring illustrators, photographers and a collector. Print, paint, photography, mixed media and ceramics with a vintage cabinet full of curiositites. Come and enjoy tea and cake in the garden with us.
Culture, rebellion and graffiti72 Salop Road
Visual anthropologist Rolando Gomez Aguilar provides an insight into the graffiti culture of his home town, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, in this exhibition of photographs.
StowhemiaWalden Studios, 95a Lynmouth Road
A group exhibition of prints, paintings, books and jewellery by Walden artists and selected guests.
56 Fruit Shack Installation and Butcher, Baker & Candlestick Maker Exhibition56 St James Street
Interactive 'Fruit Shack' installation by Andy Macgregor & Alex Cunningham. A visual feast to get your creative juices flowing, come down & help add to our fruit shack stacks. Rear hosts a painted portrait exhibition of local craftspeople by Katie Jones.
Rooms of our OwnSt James St Car Park
Rooms of our Own hopes to build a women's centre on this site which will include a gorgeous gallery space. Meanwhile we are using the hoardings!
St James Workshop78 Brunner Road
Furniture and the people who make it.We are Phil Lardner, Claire Darwent and Jennifer Low and we welcome you to our workshop.
Pfuit!2015Oxfam, 2 - 4 High Street
Oxfam is once again hosting this exhibition as part of the E17Art trail. The work, from London artists Robert Jackson, Wendy MacMillan, Michael Murphy and Julia Spicer, includes photography, installation and geometric abstract work.
Favourite WordsFlat 3, St James Apartments, 1 Pretoria Avenue
Artists and language lovers have turned their favourite words into pieces of art for this exhibition. Accompanied by workshops for all ages – see separate listings. All pieces are for sale.
Fruitful ConversationsFlat 1, 22 Courtenay Mews, Access via bus park behind High Street
This exhibition explores the vibrance and beauty of everyday fruit in ink and other mediums. Its aim is to prove that still life is still alive and that its compositions are still interesting and explorative.
Artists at Ricco's CafeRicco's Cafe, 64 High Street
An exciting group of artists associated with Ricco’s café who portray landscapes, portraits and abstracts
You're Beautiful Walthamstow!Chequers E17, 145 High St
YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL WALTHAMSTOW: Local clothing label phannatiq and local photographer Stephen Berkeley White exhibit a series of photographs of Walthamstow folk in phannatiq clothing as a two fingers up to the unrealistic ideals of the fashion industry.
ART WORKS wfHarmony Hall, 10 Truro Road
Art Works is an eclectic group of artists who love what they do. We are a self-run group for people with mental health issues who find art inspiring and fun. Join us in a celebration of the virtuosity of our artists.
Stitch For Survival61 Somers Road
Stitch For Survival is an extended project on embroidery as therapeutic and feminist praxis by writer and embroidery artist Kate Elisabeth Rolison. Kate is a poet, and she stitches her poems together (with deference to Kurt Schwitters).
Walthamstow Zero DegreesWalthamstow mall
An immaginative flash fiction community project, writing short stories based on the words.
Puppets by Joseph Clarke School and ServiceWaterstones, The Mall, Unit 30-31 Selbourne Walk Shopping Centre
Students from Joseph Clarke School and Service for pupils with visual impairment and additional or complex needs present marionettes and glove puppets they have made. These were inspired by their favourite characters from books, games and films.
Art Grows on TreesTrees on Selbourne Walk, Between bus station & town square
Waltham Forest Arts Club's annual tradition of growing art on trees for all to pick, take home and enjoy.
Stephen BrockertonThe Stow Brothers, 236 Hoe Street
Aerial photography shot using a drone exploring Walthamstow and Londons parks, marshes, waterways and heritage buildings from above and beyond the urban sprawl.
If Not Now, When? and Walthamstow BunnyWalthamstow Central Library, High Street
Portraits featuring members of Contact The Elderly a Waltham Forest charity who tackles loneliness and social isolation amongst Individuals 75yrs+.
Global Alphabet:: a walk through my mindWalthamstow Central Library
Letters of the alphabet are given a colourful or cheerful boost as I create words/phrases to highlight thoughts in my mind. Talulah Noor.
West Meets East and Falls in LoveWalthamstow Central Library
Mitre StudiosMitre Studios, 2 Greenleaf Road, Access via alleyway
A great set of people doing sculpture, painting, printmaking, letterpress and much more. You may have seen their work in Berlin, South Africa or the William Morris Gallery, worth a look if you want to see, perhaps buy, work from established local artists.
Letterpress Print FairWilliam Morris Community Centre, 6-8 Greenleaf Road
A celebration of all things letterpress: Books, posters, cards, including type and sundries for sale!
Folk-lawsWilliam Morris Community Centre, 6-8 Greenleaf Road
Prints and drawings of characters featured in stories and sayings from the African diaspora.
Jewel of the EastJewel Road & Hoe Street, Le Delice Cafe, 114 Hoe Street
Jewel of the East by Carne Griffiths. Art piece on outside wall.
'Walthamstow' - poems and images, hand printed in E17E17 Art House Framers, Gallery and Gifts, 54-56 Hoe Street
New book of poems by Michael Shann, illustrated by Kirsten Schmidt with accompanying exhibition of prints. Launch from 11am Sunday 31st May, followed by poetry walk (see events).
This Place Must Be EarthE17 Art House Framers, Gallery and Gifts, 54-56 Hoe Street
Using collage to devastating effect, Tim Fishlock aka Oddly Head launches an attack on the morally hollow world of Hollywood. Meet the artist on Sunday 31st May.
Walthamstow Marshes by Harriet SmithThe Piano Room at Ye Olde Rose and Crown, 53 Hoe Street
Bold, bright drawings and paintings of the nearby Walthamstow Marshes. Local artist Harriet Smith combines the traditional media of oil paint, pastels and pencils with less traditional found and handmade patterned fabrics.
Wonderful WalthamstowRose & Crown Pub, 53 Hoe Street
Photographs by Stuart Moore proving that Walthamstow can be beautiful, some taken from the 'Marshes Express' train to Liverpool Street. Print sale profits from this 2015 Art Trail exhibit at the Rose & Crown will go to the Eat or Heat local charity.
Beasts as Wild as IYe Old Rose and Crown, 55 Hoe Street
Paintings by Joanna Bloor and Poems by Louise Bloor; complimentary work on themes of brutality and tenderness explored through myth and narrative.
Love InterruptedYe Olde Rose and Crown, 53 Hoe Street
A life and love through the body. Intimacy, sexuality and longing.
Words and LyricsYe Olde Rose & Crown, 55 Hoe Street
A collection of drawings and typography inspired by songs and sayings.
Walthamstow & District Photographic SocietyYe Old Rose & Crown, 53 Hoe Street
Walthamstow & District Photographic Society present a diverse and engaging selection of prints. They reflect the varied styles and interests of members and will appeal to all interested in photography.
Portrait of a LandscapeYe Olde Rose & Crown, 55 Hoe Street
A series of Urban Landscape paintings offering a point of reflection about fast growing, progressive yet aggressive gentrification and the legacy that modern society is leaving to future generation.
Tales of the UnexpectedYe Olde Rose & Crown, Red Room, Hoe St
New work by Jim Jack, Roger Huddle and Lorraine Huddle.
wicker and wood18 Milton Road
Christine creates unique traditional and contemporary woven willow items and Gregory makes wood sculptures and carvings. Work for sale and commissions undertaken. Other viewing times by arrangement.
Sunday Art Collective30 Milton Road
The SAC are a group of artists who create illustrations for music and poetry in collaborative sessions. You can join them on Sundays to make art (no skills required), or just come by to check out their work. Feel free to knock on the door during the week.
Poets' Corner E17 - I wanna tell you a storyStories Created by Residents of Poets' Corner E17 Walthamstow - Milton, Browns, Tower Hamlet, Byron, Aubrey, Howard & Rectory Roads
Wood and Cloth57 Howard Road
This local artist and musician want to share their handcrafted furniture and textiles - come and visit, chat and share news about the wonders of the Art Trail.
HowardRoadHouse22 Howard Road
A knitted celebration of one of the greatest authors, for all to enjoy! Find us on Facebook: HowardRoadHouse and Twitter @HowardRoadHouse
Walthamstow School for GirlsWalthamstow School for Girls, Church Hill
An exhibition of year 7 portraits for a cross-curricular project entitled Identity.
Experimental Ceramic Art by Amanda Doidge54 Church Hill (entrance via Woodbury Rd)
Playful and thought-provoking ceramic art. Refreshments available.
Natasha Munoz: Tiny stories of..Walthamstow Osteopaths, 72 St Mary Road
I have been collecting people's tiny stories of Love, Life, Death and Cat. Compiling them into colourful mosaics.
IllustoryXL Hair Design, 76 St Mary Road
Step back and take a look ... what's real and what's not?
What is Health?Ashlins Natural Health , 181 Hoe Street
What does health mean to the people of Walthamstow? What does it mean to you? Visit this thought provoking gallery of local portraits by Kirsti Abernethy.
Walthamstow BunnyCentral Estate Agents, 177-179 Hoe Street, London
Sponsored by Central; Estates
Paintings by Zarina AhmedWood Street Library, Forest Road
Inspired by Design Colour and freshness of Spring, each detail of every flower has its own complexity and a different shade or angel in which a flower is seen in can dramatically change how the object is seen overall.
Photographs by Anina & Kids Art by Jenny & Jessy ArnottWood Street Library, Forest Road
StaticImages in Frames, 59 Wood Street
London based duo clashing graffiti and fine art
Dean FoxImages in Frames, 59 Wood Street
Be mesmerized by Dean Fox's skills.
'Discovery' @E17 Georgian VillageThe Georgian Village, 100 Wood Street
Part of the fun is finding us...Saturday Market featuring Art, Handmade Crafts, Jewellery and Vintage.Sunday-Art for All Exhibition, Children's Storytelling & Bookmaking workshops for more info email us or visit our website
Rabbit Holes, Mad Hatters, Magic Cakes & Secret DoorsHillman's Tearoom, The Georgian Village, 100 Wood Street
Alice in Wonderland celebrates her 150th birthday this year. Hillman's Tearoom will be styled with this special story in mind for the duration of the Art's Trail.
Cassandra YapImages in Frames, 59 Wood Street
Be Seduced by Cassandra Yap's work
The Trolley ProjectSignificant Seams, 131 Wood Street
A mobile sculpture exploring how food reflects the cultural diversity of our local community.
ArtGroupE17 Presents 'Frozen in Time'The Old Station Yard Cafe, 186 Wood Street
Woodside Summer Art ExhibitionBarrett Road
Come and see the next generation of E17 artists before we are famous! We have an array of treats in store for you including a totem pole, mural and a range of illustrated comics.
Brooke Road Play StreetWoodside Primary Academy Bridge Site, Barrett Road
Come and see what happens on an ordinary road in Walthamstow when kids and grown-ups banish traffic and come out to play on the street.
Art in the Garden20 Avon Road
Mystical Mirrored Message from Talulah Noor, Flying Figures by Teresa, Hand and Computer Generations by Chiyedza and Jane. Charity Tea Party, Sunday 7th June, 2pm - 5pm
Sharon Drew: Paintings & Prints15 Upper Walthamstow Road
Writer Nigel Pollitt comments....Intellectual rigour and aesthetic delight to please eye, heart and mind. A happy state of flux animates each piece and engages the viewer with gorgeous colour, mesmeric line and seductive ambiguity.
Mark Sowden: finder, maker15 Upper Walthamstow Road
Mark uses sculptural and photographic processes to make work that is both image and object, representation and invention, found and made.
Stone Carvings by UEL degree students15 Upper Walthamstow Road
In 2013 and 2014 a group of Fine Art degree students from the University of East London travelled to the Isle of Portland to learn to carve Portland stone. Ten of these students are now showing their carvings in a garden setting.
Storytelling ScarecrowsGreenway Avenue Community Garden, off Greenway Avenue
Local artists Heather Whitney and Natalie Cosgrove have made the Storytelling Scarecrows mostly from found materials. These now have a home in a community garden near Wood Street.
Story of an Artist and his Street Gallery154 Greenway Avenue
Artist Hassan Vawda shows work he did from ages 10 til 24 on the street.
'Say it with Flowers'St Peter's in the Forest Church, Woodford New Road
Every flower tells a story; come and hear what they've got to say! Alongside more traditional artwork and architecture, there will be flower displays in church and an opportunity to make your own arrangement.
Nature's Tale7 Samantha Close
'While the story of the big has often been told the story of the small has not yet even been outlined'. Paintings and mixed media pieces taking inspiration from nature by fine artist Helen Alveranga
Steven Smith, H Locke & Lucy Harrison112 Theydon Street
Ceramic & glass art plus pottery by Steven Smith, quirky characters & Walthamstow-themed drawing by H Locke, and a collaboration between the two. Plus artist's publications by Lucy Harrison, including 'WE' from the 2014 project based on the Warner Estate.
Yellow Man - A Walthamstory33 Harris Street
Join illustrator, Chris Walker, for a very special book launch. Come and discover a story written especially for the E17 Art Trail about a lost toy in Walthamstow. There will be books and prints for sale with readings throughout the afternoon!
Rose Richardson Map Artist69 Hove Ave
Hand drawn ancient and modern maps of London and Walthamstow. Experience the beauty of London as you have never seen it before.
Quilts again102 Gosport Road
Another selection of my handmade quilts, patchwork wall-hangings, cushions and throws. Some new, some nearly vintage.
More WatercressQueen's Road Cemetery, Queen's Road
Stories from around Queen's Road, some imagined, some
Johanna Melvin: Open Studio20, St Barnabas Road
Artist's Studio, open to public view for 2 days only.
blood is thicker than liquorSt Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Rd
Pie & mash a collection of images and book showing the manual processes behind the pie and shop in the post industrial world and the difference between 'Victorian' fast food and that of the modern age.
Stories from FGM SurvivorsSt Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Road
Artist and illustrator Emma Scutt has painted portraits of three survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM), telling their powerful individual stories through pictures and words.
Beauty in the OrdinarySt Barnabus Church, St Barnabus Road
Photographer Sean Pines sees the beauty in ordinary and everyday objects and scenes which often pass us by as we go about our seemingly ever busier lives.
Purple Pots ParablesSt Barnabas Church , St Barnabas Road
Purple Pots Parables - Stow stories ancient and modern in a ceramic form.
Story StationsSt Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Road
St Barnabas church hosts an eclectic show by diverse artists, and invites viewers to write short stories based on the works displayed. The 'Story Stations' by Zanara - fantastical paintings which evoke emotions from the depths of mythology and psychology.
Peace Dove by Anna BissetSt Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Raod
Dove in flight sculpted in willow with feathers attached by members of the public.
'saw the light'St Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Road
I walked in and the height peered down on me, a lit cobweb from the sun shadowed metal upon it. I then new I wanted to be up there, high in that empty sunlit void.
Yellow BearSt Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Road
'Where We Live' mixed media, lino and ink Black and white lino prints capturing Stow past and present, including our favourite local urban creatures.
Collages by EleniSt Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Road
I am a photographer and artist recently focusing on collage work. I thoroughly enjoy the process of combining shapes, colours and textures. In this exhibition I am showing some of my new work.
Geometric Gardens105 Belgrave Road
Geometric and floral patterns colliding together creating vivid, colourful surface patterns.
Belgrave Furniture Works56/58 Boundary Road
Come see the inner workings of a small contemporary craft workshop.
Pygmy Cloud Open Studio56-58 Boundary Road
Pygmy Cloud is a little brand of design led gifts. We make plush toys, stationery & home accessories for children and adults with a young heart, inspired by an imaginary world of bears, beards and British weather.
Paint CelebrationForest Recycling Project, 2c Bakers Avenue
Join us to discover how a little colour can transform spaces, objects and communities. Experience our amazing Boxhead mural, our 'Paintstory' vintage tin display and art created using reclaimed paint. See our website for more info on all things painty.
'Every Day I'm Having Ideas'The Hornbeam Cafe , 458 Hoe Street
Artists Sofia Sullivan and Kate Bentley aim to capture the everyday nature of creativity, imagination and artistic expression. This exhibition portrays vignettes of each artists creative journey. Work includes Images in mixed media and pages from sketchbo
Pictorem@E17Pictorem Gallery, 383 Hoe Street
A group exhibition featuring talented local artists displaying a diverse array of works.
Whose story is it anyway?66 Grosvenor Park Road
Mixed-media group show of paintings, found photos, film and sculpture exploring ownership, structure and layers of storytelling featuring Danny Coope, Ceri Davies, Linda Gray, Paul Lindt and The Greyhound Family. Warning: may contain moral peril.
Queenie & Ted's Front Room Boutique66 Grosvenor Park Road
Presenting our new womenswear collection – designed and hand-made in Walthamstow. In addition to our up cycled customised gems we are now offering a range of brand spanking new dresses and skirts available in sizes 8-18.
And all is always now....48a Pembroke Road
And all is always now...A continuing investigation, in mixed media, into some of the universal themes and layers of meaning in TS Eliot’s Four Quartets. Also ceramics, thrown stoneware and earthenware.
I am here; where are you?72 Livingstone Road
What is it to live in Walthamstow; to be here in 2015? I create an intervention in my own space of reflection - my garden - and invite you to share in it, to think about identity, where we live, what is constant amidst what is constantly changing.
Terry King17 Copeland Road, Walthamstow
My work over many years and some more thrilling recent work.