New Lights Award at the Biscuit Factory
The New Lights exhibition has now moved from the Mercer Gallery in Harrogate to the Biscuit Factory in Newcastle and will be officially opened on Friday 7th March 2014.
The Biscuit Factory is the largest commercial art gallery in the UK, housed in a former Victorian warehouse set in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural quarter. The Gallery offers visitors the chance to view and purchase exciting contemporary visual art in a relaxed informal setting and features artist studios, a cafe and a restaurant – all within 5 minutes of Newcastle city centre.
The New Lights opening will take place Friday 7th March 6-9pm and will coincide with the launch of the Biscuit Factory Spring Show. The exhibition is free to visit and runs until April 4th and is open daily 7 days a week. Please see the Biscuit Factory website for more details click here.
New Lights is a charity formed in 2010 run by a small group of people who are passionate about art and the North of England. The New Lights Art Prize is a biennial award open to artists who were born or have studied in the North of England between the ages of 23-35. This years shortlist and winners can be found on the New Lights website click here.