Browsing Year 2015

Skipton Open Studios returns for 2016!

Skipton Open Studios returns for 2016!

By | December 22, 2015 at 9:44 am | No comments

After a year’s break, the hugely successful Skipton Open Studios makes its long awaited return with support from partner sponsor Skipton International. Now in its eighth year, the island-wide event will launch on Friday 17th June with a taster exhibition at CCA Galleries...

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Jersey Projection Gallery

Jersey Projection Gallery

By | October 7, 2015 at 3:03 pm | No comments

The Jersey Projection Gallery is the final event in Jersey Arts Trust’s Skipton Art Series 2015. The series was developed after the success of the Skipton Open Studios, which returns next year as a biennial event. Skipton Art Series has involved visual art organisations,...

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Les P’tits Faîtcheaux Around the World

Les P’tits Faîtcheaux Around the World

By | July 25, 2015 at 9:03 am | No comments

The second stage of our Skipton Art Series Les P'tits Faîtcheaux clay figure making project invites the public to take a clay figure, install and photograph it at a location around the world. A world map of their reach will be exhibited at our Normans Projection Gallery in...

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Can you help us in our quest for materials?

Can you help us in our quest for materials?

By | May 20, 2015 at 2:16 pm | No comments

Ahead of our Inter-Island Artist Lock-In, which is coinciding with Jersey's hosting of the NatWest Island Games, we're attempting to get our hands on a few vital bits and pieces (some more obscure than others!) that the artists will be using to create collaborative work around...

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Inter-Island Artist Lock-In: The Artists

Inter-Island Artist Lock-In: The Artists

By | May 13, 2015 at 11:02 am | No comments

Following a wide-spread appeal for artists to apply for the Jersey Arts Trust’s Inter-Island Artist Lock-in, we’re thrilled to announce that 17 artists from the majority of Islands competing in the NatWest Island Games have already been selected for the 10 day artistic...

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Jersey artists selected to take part in the Inter-Island Artist Lock-In

Jersey artists selected to take part in the Inter-Island Artist Lock-In

By | May 11, 2015 at 11:25 am | No comments

Two extremely talented artists from Jersey, visual artist and sculptor Emma Reid and theatre maker Joanna Johnson, have been selected by the project’s facilitator, Sue Hill, to represent Jersey at the Inter-Island Artist Lock-in. Emma specialises in model, puppet, prop and...

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Bedell Creative Arts Programme Music and Dance Outreach Workshop

Bedell Creative Arts Programme Music and Dance Outreach Workshop

By | May 11, 2015 at 10:04 am | No comments

Are you a dancer or musician between the age of 14-18 who would like some experience working with international artists? Our Bedell Creative Arts Programme is offering just that! We'll be running an open-access workshop to give talented young musicians and dancers the...

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Artists from around the world selected to take part in the Inter-Island Artist Lock-In to coincide with the NatWest Island Games

Artists from around the world selected to take part in the Inter-Island Artist Lock-In to coincide with the NatWest Island Games

By | May 5, 2015 at 10:41 am | No comments

Following a wide-spread appeal for artists to apply for the Jersey Arts Trust’s Inter-Island Artist Lock-in, we’re thrilled to announce that 17 artists from the majority of Islands competing in the Games have already been selected for the 10 day artistic residency. The...

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Winners of the Liberation 70 Poetry Competition announced

Winners of the Liberation 70 Poetry Competition announced

By | April 30, 2015 at 9:58 am | No comments

Earlier this year Jersey Arts Trust and the States of Jersey appealed to Islanders to submit their commemorative poems inspired by the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey. Budding writers were asked to imagine the historic date, and explore a range of subjects...

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Artist Ian Rolls set to Elektrafy with new project

Artist Ian Rolls set to Elektrafy with new project

By | April 14, 2015 at 5:15 pm | No comments

Ian Rolls is about to start work on painting his largest blank canvas to date… a 1953/4 ex-US Army tugboat. The tugboat ‘Elektra’, which is currently moored in St. Helier’s Harbour, will be transformed into a Dazzle Ship to commemorate the Centenary of the First World...

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Jersey artist Lucie Marie Holt to exhibit at French arts festival

Jersey artist Lucie Marie Holt to exhibit at French arts festival

By | April 13, 2015 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Jersey artist Lucie Marie Holt has been selected by the Forum des Arts to take part in their annual three-day arts festival in St. Malo. From Friday 15th – Sunday 17th May, Lucie will be exhibiting her work alongside 300 amateur and professional artists from all over...

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Skipton Art Series Pop up Exhibition at Greve de Lecq Barracks

Skipton Art Series Pop up Exhibition at Greve de Lecq Barracks

By | March 25, 2015 at 9:39 am | No comments

As part of The National Trust for Jersey​'s Pan-Island Heritage Festival, the Greve de Lecq Barracks will be turned into an exhibition gallery, over 5 weekends in April and May. Exhibiting artists include: Jools Holt, Janine Graham, Naomi Renouf, Marc Medland, Phil Marret,...

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Skipton Art Series Spring Highlights

Skipton Art Series Spring Highlights

By | March 18, 2015 at 2:33 pm | No comments

After last month’s appeal for artists to get involved with Skipton Art Series 2015, Jersey Arts Trust is delighted with the response and thrilled that new collaborations have occurred as a result. As well as many returning artists from previous years, including joint work by...

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Professional writers take up residence in Jersey for a week

Professional writers take up residence in Jersey for a week

By | March 13, 2015 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Professional writers take up residence in Jersey for a week A group of professional writers are about to embark on an intense week of creativity and development in Jersey. From Monday 23rd March – Saturday 28th March, the writers will be in residence at a private house where...

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Call for Jersey Artists to take part in Inter-Island Artist Lock-in

Call for Jersey Artists to take part in Inter-Island Artist Lock-in

By | March 10, 2015 at 12:34 pm | No comments

To coincide with Jersey’s hosting of the 2015 NatWest Island Games, the Jersey Arts Trust is thrilled to announce that it will be producing an Inter-Island Artist Lock-in at Elizabeth Castle. To mirror the inclusive and cooperative ethos of the Island Games, the Jersey Arts...

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Liberation 70 Poetry Competition

Liberation 70 Poetry Competition

By | February 20, 2015 at 12:53 pm | No comments

To mark the 70th anniversary of Jersey’s Liberation from Occupation at the end of the Second World War, islanders are being encouraged to use their creative writing skills to commemorate the anniversary in the form of poetry written especially for the event. The States of...

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10 Artists Selected for the Bedell Creative Arts Programme

10 Artists Selected for the Bedell Creative Arts Programme

By | January 30, 2015 at 4:22 pm | No comments

10 Artists Selected for the Bedell Creative Arts Programme  Following an extensive selection period, the Jersey Arts Trust is delighted to announce that 10 local artists of a variety of disciplines have been chosen to form the core group of this year’s Bedell Creative Arts...

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Les P’tits Faîtchieaux (‘The Little People’) at La Hougue Bie

Les P’tits Faîtchieaux (‘The Little People’) at La Hougue Bie

By | January 28, 2015 at 2:38 pm | No comments

‘Les P’tits Faîtchieaux’ is Jersey French for ‘The Little People'. According to folklore, Les Faîtchieaux were believed to live in the local dolmens where they were generally active and helpful (legend has it that they would do housework in exchange for cake!) but were...

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Call for Trustees!

By | January 15, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments

Jersey Arts Trust is looking for new Trustees to compliment its current team. Candidates will be joining the Board at an exciting time of development, after the Trust’s recent successes with Skipton Open Studios, Bedell Creative Arts Programme, Artist Lock-In and supporting...

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Forum des Arts 2015

Forum des Arts 2015

By | January 8, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments

For a third year running, the Jersey Arts Trust is partnering with Forum des Arts to send a selection of Jersey artists to St. Malo to participate in the city’s three-day arts festival. We are delighted to be opening up the application process for 2015 and would like to invite...

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