Lockdown Art Challenge

‘Lockdown’. That time separated from friends and loved ones, staying at home, wondering what this dreadful unseen thing would bring to us, globally and personally. It affected us all, but how we all reacted to it differed. Some prised out and dusted off old cookbooks, donned pinnies and ‘voila!’, became Domestic Goddesses. Others cleaned their … Read more

Esperanza - ANA group art expo poster

Esperanza Exhibition

It is with great excitement that we can announce ANA’s latest show called ‘Esperanza’ (Hope). As before, it will be staged in the Old Town Hall in Órgiva, which is such a wonderful venue to show art. Again, many new artists have joined the ANA family and will be exhibiting their work in this exhibition. … Read more

Artists’ Network Alpujarra group photo

Tierra Frágil – Exhibition Opening Night Photos

We’ve done it again! Our ‘Tierra Frágil’ Opening Night exhibition was a great success. Visitors flocked in to view the art, even though the temperature outside was hotter than an oven, it all seemed quite apt. The atmosphere Photographs by Jáňa Bartošová Exciting and stimulating, but with that underlying message of how fragile our tiny … Read more

Michael Alexander’s Extinction Number Six image in the ANA Tierra Frágil Exhibition

Michael Alexander – Extinction Number Six

Extinction Number Six This image is in Artists’ Network Alpujarra (ANA), Tierra Frágil group art exhibition at the old town hall in Órgiva. It is 2m x 1m in size and made with black wing pencil and charcoal on paper. Alexander would never have made this drawing had ANA not called for work around the … Read more

Fragile Earth Art exhibition

Tierra Frágil Exhibition

It is with great excitement that we can announce our latest show called ‘Tierra Frágil’. As before, it will be staged in the Old Townhall in Órgiva, which is such a wonderful venue to show art. Many new artists have joined the ANA family and will be exhibiting their work in this exhibition. The range … Read more

Solo. An exhibition of selected works by artist Gareth Lister

In the middle of the small Spanish town of Órgiva, at the back of small ceramics studio, deep underground is a collection of small canvases hung on a whitewashed wall, a gathering of spectres. Miniature fragments of a colourful memory; time drawn out across linen squares. Flickers of moments, restored. Gareth Lister’s latest exhibition is, … Read more

Lino cut by Michael Alexander

The Hasankeyf Print by artist Michael Alexander

The Hasankeyf Print is a limited edition, relief print, with added hand-work in charcoal and gold leaf by artist Michael Alexander. How this project came about Alexander’s inspiration for this work came from a photograph that a friend of his took while travelling in Eastern Turkey. When he saw the image of the partly destroyed … Read more

Artist’ Network Alpujarra Group-photo

ANA ‘New and Old’ exhibition in Review

ANA New & Old Our latest show from the ever-growing ANA (Artists’ Network Alpujarra) group is titled ‘New and Old’. It is an eclectic mix of the new and old work of local artists, with a wide variety of disciplines from traditional paintings, photographs, mixed media work, ceramics, 3D work and wonderful light installations. I … Read more