VARC in the CITY

21 Nov 2015 – 19 Dec 2015

Event times

Thur, Fri, Sat: 12pm - 5pm

Cost of entry


Abject Gallery

Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom


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Artwork by VARC artists plus a collection of specially commissioned prints.


Abject Gallery's second exhibition, to launch a suite of specially commissioned prints alongside selected artwork by a number of VARC-associated artists:

Khosro Adibi, Julia Barton, Kate Bellis, Mike Collier, Robbie Wild Hudson, LEO, Kim Lewis, Sally Matthews, Imi Maufe, Nigel Morgan, Jilly Morris, Helen Pailing, Ingrid Pollard, Jenny Purrett, Karen Rann.

Visual Arts in Rural Communities is based at Highgreen, Tarset, Northumberland. Since 2000 VARC has funded and managed an on-going programme of twelve-month residencies for visual artists. Through the residencies and projects it aims to offer opportunities to artists to develop new work in response to the remote rural landscape and its community and to offer benefit to the community and visiting groups in engagement with art and artists, through contact and creative activity.

Preview event Friday 20th November with live music and refreshments.

The exhibition continues 21 November - 19 December, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 12pm - 5pm.

Exhibiting artists

Robbie Wild Hudson

Julia Barton


Nigel Morgan

Ingrid Pollard

Mike Collier

Sally Matthews

Jenny Purrett

Khosro Adibi

Kim Lewis

Karen Rann

Helen Pailing

Imi Maufe

Kate Bellis

Jilly Morris


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