Two exhibitions - five artists!

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Two fabulous new art exhibitions are due to open in Calderdale.

Four Way Street is an exhibition at The Artworks, Shaw Lodge, Halifax, which involves four artists with very differing practices.

Louis Benoit is an illustrator, Kim Bond and Lauren Iredale are both painters, and Harriet Lawton is a textile and ceramic artist.

The exhibition of their work opens to the public this Saturday (July 26 - August 24) - Thursdays to Sundays, 11am-4pm.

During that time the artists will be involved in a number of workshops, presentations and events. These include -

July 30 (1.30pm to 3.30pm) Drawing to Stories with Louis Benoit and John Ross.

July 31 (6pm) Artists Talking with Lauren Iredale and Harriet Lawton.

August 10 (11am to 4pm) Kintsugi Handstitch Workshop with Harriet Lawton.

August 13 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) Going Abstract!Youth Art Workshop with Lauren Iredale.

August 19 and 20 (6pm to 9pm) Trompe L’Oeil Plates Workshop with Harriet Lawton.

August 22 (10am to 4pm) Youth Art & Craft Workshop with Lauren Iredale and Harriet Lawton.

More details from www.theartworks.org.uk.

Over at the David Wright Gallery, Artsmill in Hebden Bridge an exhibition of Richard Wincer’s work goes on show from August 6 - 31 (11am to 4pm), Wednesday to Sunday.

Richard, who lives and creates his art in Hebden Bridge, has built up a large following and is a regular exhibitor in the Summer Show at the Royal Academy.

“I have lived in Yorkshire since 1990 and the surrounding landscape of the Calder Valley has inspired many of my works,” he says.

More details from www.artsmill.org.