Notes from Liverpool Artists’ Network Meeting Friday 23rd August 6pm – 9pm, Output Gallery.

Thank you so much to everyone who came to the meeting at OUTPUT!  Enjoy these specially crafted notes!

Gabrielle de la Puente gave an introduction to OUTPUT Gallery.  OUTPUT works exclusively with creatives from or based in Merseyside. If you are interested in exhibiting with Output then email output@thekazimier.co.uk. More information about Output is available here – http://www.outputgallery.com   OUTPUT Open 3 is currently on at Make Hamilton Square, 2 Cleveland St, Hamilton Square, Birkenhead, CH41 6ND. 12-5pm Aug 24+25, 31+1 and Sept 7+8.

Kirsten Little from Make CIC spoke about Make’s new creative hub in Birkenhead – Make Hamilton Square. They have studios to let and will be developing a community garden space outside. You can read more about the project here https://www.makeliverpool.com/make-hamilton-square and if you are interested in studio spaces, contact Make at hello@makeliverpool.com

Jayne Lawless gave an introduction to Dead Pigeon Gallery, a travelling gallery and ethical merchandise label run by artist Jayne Lawless and designer Catherine Dalton.  Dead Pigeon Gallery curates and exhibits in unexpected spaces, reaching diverse communities with professional art. They currently have two bases, one showing an exhibition of little paintings called ‘A Little Painting Show’ in the Office of Dan Carden MP in Anfield and a second in a former pub and brothel, The Old Griffin, in Liverpool’s North Docks area. Find out more on the DPG social media: http://www.facebook.com/DeadPigeonGallery Twitter: @DeadPigeonG Insta: @deadpigeongallery and if you are interested in exhibiting with DPG email jaynelawless7@gmail.com

John Elcock spoke about Liverpool Open Studios which will return on Saturday 12 October 2019. The call out for artists and makers is now live. If you are interested in taking part or volunteering for the event then simply fill in the online form on the website http://www.lo-st.uk

Chris Oliver spoke about The Waterfront Arts Project.  The project opened in August 2010 and has been the driving force behind the artistic and cultural regeneration of Southport.  Through its themed and often thought-provoking exhibitions, the Project attracted over 80,000 visitors and, in many cases, gave people their first experience of a fine art exhibition.  If you’d like any more info about the project please contact chrisoliver@hotmail.co.uk