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Published: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:39:53 +0100

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Blackburn illustrator's art is heading home from Australia

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:29:52 +0100

A BLACKBURN illustrator who is showcasing her talent on the other side of the world is preparing to bring her work back home, where it all began.

Darwen artist’s portrait heads for home

Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:30:00 +0100

A 100-year-old self-portrait of Darwen artist James Hargreaves Morton will return home this week after a £1,000 restoration.

Darwen student creates cover for orphanage book

Mon, 25 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000

A DARWEN student who was fostered by his grandparents at the aged of 11 has used his childhood memories to design an inspiring book cover.

Darwen ‘view’ in national archive

Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:26:05 +0000

A WORK of art created in Darwen 20 years ago by a woman now aged 100 is featured in a new national archive of the nation’s paintings.

Accrington art exhibition dubbed a ‘load of rubbish’

Mon, 29 Oct 2012 09:10:00 +0000

AN ENTRY to an art exhibition has raised eyebrows, being described as ‘a load of rubbish’.

Waterfoot artist's paintings on show beside Lowry’s

Fri, 07 Sep 2012 17:30:00 +0100

AN East Lancashire artist is to feature in a landmark northern arts exhibition, with his work hung along-side paintings by the iconic LS Lowry.

Darwen graduate wins place in New Sensations show at Saatchi Gallery

Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:00:00 +0100

A DARWEN art student’s sculptures created with the help of a Blackburn firm have been featured in a display at the Saatchi Gallery in London.

Artist to unveil her new work at Padiham hall

Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:18:50 +0100

A HISTORIC Padiham stately home will house a major new piece of art with which visitors can interact.

Nelson art student's latest work of art using 60,000 ring-pulls

Fri, 13 Jul 2012 16:00:00 +0100

CAN Nigel Goldie make it as an artist? Yes he CAN!

Blackburn bullying victim channels emotions through her art

Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:06:02 +0100

A FORMER bullying victim has used art to express her feelings.

Accrington Academy scores a top Artsmark by the British Arts Council

Fri, 06 Jul 2012 17:30:00 +0100

AN Accrington high school has secured a coveted award for its dedication to teaching its pupils the arts.

Burnley artist Fiona draws on her therapy

Fri, 06 Jul 2012 11:23:24 +0100

TOWNELEY Hall plays host to an exhibition of work from an up and coming Burnley-born artist this month.

Accrington artist's painting goes onto silk Paul Smith scarves

Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:00:00 +0100

AN artist has been discovered after painting an iconic Hollywood building.

East Lancashire Hospice patients' pictures show why life is for living

Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:57:17 +0100

POIGNANT black and white photographs reflecting what life means to patients at East Lancashire Hospice, have gone on exhibition.

Blackburn art lecturer’s painting to be shown at the Royal Academy

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:20:00 +0100

AN art lecturer has pulled off a master-stroke by securing a place at a coveted exhibition.

Arts on Prescription to help East Lancashire depression sufferers

Wed, 23 May 2012 11:48:31 +0100

PENDLE Leisure Trust’s Arts on Prescription programme is now running courses across East Lancashire.

Accrington artist's painting gets royal approval

Thu, 17 May 2012 16:06:19 +0100

AN ACCRINGTON artist said he was delighted by the Queen’s reaction to a portrait he presented to her during her visit.

New generation of Haslingden artist’s fans

Tue, 08 May 2012 12:06:59 +0100

A NEW generation of critics have been won over by the work of a Haslingden artist – nearly four years after his death.

Burnley designer transforms waste paper into fashion collection

Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:03:32 +0100

A BURNLEY designer transformed waste paper from the library into a fashion collection for an exhibition.

Accrington artist connects with community

Fri, 20 Apr 2012 13:57:35 +0100

A RENOWNED artist and sculptor has helped a local community brush up on its artistic skills thanks to funding from Hyndburn Homes.

Darwen mosaics artist to exhibit his work in London's Playboy Club

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0100

DARWEN ceramics king Ed Chapman is to display his mosaic masterpieces at a very unusual exhibition space.

Hyndburn Heritage group launches new museum

Tue, 03 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0100

A HERITAGE group will launch a new museum with an action-packed exhibition.

Treasures of Egypt go on show at Towneley Hall

Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:55:41 +0100

A DISPLAY of excavations from ancient Egypt has gone in display at Towneley Hall in Burnley.

East Lancashire’s industrial heritage displayed at Manchester Airport

Wed, 28 Mar 2012 14:56:16 +0100

THOUSANDS of passengers travelling through an international airport will come face to face with artwork depicting a piece of East Lancashire’s industrial heritage.

Burnley artist's son set to study at Cambridge University

Tue, 28 Feb 2012 16:37:33 +0000

THE son of a Burnley artist is set to study at Cambridge University as part of a scholarship scheme established in honour of Winston Churchill.

Rawtenstall artist puts her stamp on the history of Alan Turing

Wed, 25 Jan 2012 13:56:13 +0000

A ROSSENDALE artist is set to attract national interest after designing a first day cover to commemorate one of the fathers of computing.

Darwen art gallery listed for national award

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 14:58:39 +0000

A STUDENT-run art gallery is up for a prestigious national award.

East Lancashire arts officers in £150k lottery grant bid

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 11:07:20 +0000

EARLY medieval woodlands and Victorian mills in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale are the focus of a new £150,000 lottery bid.

Sheep set to bring tourists flocking to East Lancashire

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 10:51:29 +0000

FLOCKS of coloured sheep are set to descend on rural East Lancashire as part of a new art project.

East Lancashire's Liam Spencer brings ordinary to vivid life

Mon, 17 Oct 2011 16:40:39 +0100

LIAM Spencer finds beauty in what others might consider bland, from rainy motorways and chip shops to petrol stations and cafes.

Iconic painting of Burnley's Charles Townley heading to USA

Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:00:00 +0100

AN HISTORIC painting that has been housed in Towneley Hall, in Burnley, will be packed away today to depart for a landmark exhibition in the United States.

Man who ‘drew Burnley’ gets a solo showcase following his death

Wed, 28 Sep 2011 10:26:51 +0100

THE family of a Burnley artist who died earlier this year have fulfilled his lifelong ambition by staging an exhibition of his work.

Photography exhibition from domestic abuse survivors at Blackburn museum

Thu, 04 Aug 2011 11:12:58 +0100

A PHOTOGRAPHY exhibition created by survivors of domestic abuse has been unveiled at Blackburn Museum.

Exclusive paintings by Bob Dylan on show at Burnley gallery

Mon, 25 Jul 2011 11:16:42 +0100

EXCLUSIVE artwork by Bob Dylan has gone on display in Burnley.

East Lancashire artist, 84, becomes university's oldest graduate

Fri, 22 Jul 2011 09:10:00 +0100

AN 84-YEAR-old former soldier who is the oldest person to graduate from Blackburn College’s University Centre has given an insight into army life through his degree work.

On the hunt for new cartoon kings in Burnley

Tue, 19 Jul 2011 11:00:00 +0100

YOUNG artists with hopes of becoming the latest recruit for Pixar or Dreamworks are being urged to sign up for a new animation project.

Chorley artist elected Manchester Academy of Fine Art trustee

Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:28:59 +0100

AN ARTIST is following in the footsteps of iconic painters such as LS Lowry and Harold Riley in his role at a prestigious fine arts body.

Holland’s Pies set to star in museum exhibition

Mon, 18 Jul 2011 17:08:58 +0100

PIE lovers are being asked to help East Lancashire's Holland's Pies celebrate its 160th anniversary.

Burnley's coat of arms turned into a work of art

Fri, 15 Jul 2011 11:23:06 +0100

BURNLEY'S famous coat of arms has been given a modern twist by two international artists.

Metal detector's 'amazing find' in Ribble Valley field

Wed, 22 Jun 2011 14:29:39 +0100

A PIECE of medieval art found by a metal detector in the Ribble Valley is to take its place among the relics of saints and martyrs.

Burnley contemporary artist allows visitors to see into her art

Tue, 24 May 2011 12:22:40 +0100

ONE of the area’s top contemporary artists gave visitors to Towneley Hall, in Burnley, an insight into her creative process at a ‘Messy Day’ demonstration at the weekend.

Transplant survivor's Waterfoot venture taking off

Wed, 20 Apr 2011 20:00:00 +0100

A TRIPLE kidney transplant survivor who followed his dream of setting up an art galley in Waterfoot has been overwhelmed with the support he has received.

Victorian artwork bought by Blackburn in exhibition

Tue, 12 Apr 2011 14:17:55 +0100

A VICTORIAN oil painting bought for the people of Blackburn for £500 a century ago is one of the star attractions at a major art exhibition in London.

Contemporary composer searching for 'hummers' at Clitheroe Castle

Fri, 01 Apr 2011 11:20:47 +0100

AN international prize-winning composer ‘who can get right under the skin’ will be humming a tune in the Clitheroe Castle Museum.

Arts funding blow for two East Lancashire groups

Wed, 30 Mar 2011 17:10:04 +0100

TWO arts organisations have been devastated by a massive funding blow.

Still life? More like stall life for East Lancashire artist

Mon, 14 Mar 2011 18:36:07 +0000

Rawtenstall Market has a resident artist.

Royal artist back at her Ribble Valley school

Tue, 01 Mar 2011 13:53:51 +0000

A ROYAL artist returned to her former school to offer advice and tips to students.

Darwen artist's Jimi Hendrix mosaic sells for £23,000

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 16:22:49 +0000

A MOSAIC of Jimi Hendrix by Darwen artist Ed Chapman raised £23,000 for Cancer Research UK at an auction last night.

Minister backs £10,000 arts prize for the North

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 17:33:08 +0000

A NEW award has been launched to champion budding young painters in the North.

Burnley-born artist donates swan sculpture to Towneley Hall

Fri, 11 Feb 2011 10:51:47 +0000

A BURNLEY-born sculptor who has exhibited extensively across the country has donated one of her favourite pieces of work to Towneley Hall.