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Sound and Vision

Sound and Vision

Begins 18 March, 6-9pm
Resort Project Space

Lilias Buchanan presents ‘Sound and Vision’ – a six week drawing course inspired by iconic albums.

Music has deeply inspired artists through history. Kandinsky, perhaps most famously of all, put music at the heart of his painting. Basquiat listened obsessively to David Bowie’s ‘Low’ while painting in the studio; Matisse named his iconic book of prints ‘Jazz’; Freeman Vine’s hand carved guitars – part musical part sculpture. Time and time again, music gives the artist a source of inspiration, expression and relief. Continue Reading

Oh Bondage! Up Yours!

Oh Bondage! Up Yours!

Private View 5 March, 6-8pm
Open 6 – 15 March, 12-5pm (Fri, Sat & Sun only)
RESORT Project Space

A group exhibition featuring artists whose works are driven by political or social themes, celebrating the relationship between art and politics.

The works included in this exhibition denote a variety of approaches to making artwork of a political nature. Placards, painting, posters, activism and sculpture are just some of the ways you will see the manifestation of thoughts and voices.

Part of the POW! Festival of Arts and Culture celebrating International Women’s Day.

Auction fundraiser & print event

Auction fundraiser & print event

11 December 2019
Screenprinting from 5pm
Auction starts 8pm

Our crowdfunder to raise funds for legal fees to secure our long term future in Margate is coming to a close. Elsewhere have very kindly offered us the space to hold a one-off exhibition, auction and live screen printing event.

Charlie Evaristo-Boyce & Jordan Gray will be doing some live screen printing, a special edition image for Arts Cool and RESORT. The prints will be available on a ready to buy t-shirt (£25) or BYO fabric (£15). Continue Reading

Crowdfunding campaign

Crowdfunding campaign

Help us stay in the Pettman Building
Pledge your support by 13 December

Resort currently provides affordable studio space for over forty people, including artists, designers, writers, musicians and photographers. As well as a place to work, Resort is an important creative hub for the local community in Cliftonville.

We have invested huge amounts of time, effort, love and money to get this far. We now need your help to protect our long-term future in this wonderful historic building. We need to raise £10,000 to pay for legal fees and court costs to secure our lease and to carry on doing what we have done for the last seven years.

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RE-thought exhibition

RE-thought exhibition

RE-thought is a group show by members and friends of RESORT Studios. This year’s theme and title is inspired by reusing, recycling and repurposing objects, thoughts and ideas.

Taking part in this year’s exhibition are RESORT members Crackden&Wonkypot, Nat Maks, Iain Purves, Jenny Duff, Fiona Stewart, Kim Conway, Shaun PRICKIMAGE, Nick Morley, Teresa Limbrick, Melanie King and Helder Clara. Also exhibiting alongside will be RESORT friends Matt Odell, Eleanor Marriott, Charlotte Savage Print and Tim+Tam. Continue Reading


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