Art Studio Tour

art studios in La Alpujarra

Well, we are all in lockdown but as arty people, we know we are the lucky few, as we are making the most of being inside doing ‘our thing’. Or knowing us, many, many things. Read about our member’s thoughts and feelings about what their art space means to them, what it has opened up … Read more

Art Talk

art-talk-Tierra-fragil

Find out about the stories behind the art as Emma Plunkett leans into the artists to find out more about their art – their thought processes, materials and what was going on in their lives and minds when they made the work. Emma will ask about their initial intentions and how that compares to how … Read more

Michael Alexander – Extinction Number Six

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

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

A Guide For Organising Art Exhibitions

Art Expo Guide

This is a rough guide to help you know what is expected when organising art exhibitions. Remember that constant clear communication between the team is important, so everyone is on the same page at all times. Jobs for the team co-ordinator graphic design (poster) poster distribution writing the press release writing the inauguration invitation compiling … Read more

The Hasankeyf Print by artist Michael Alexander

Lino cut by 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

Audio Recordings About Art – From The ANA Winter Exhibition

art talks with Emma Plunkett

Informal artists talks Learn about what makes each artist tick – hear insights about studio practice, methods and materials. Emma Plunkett led and recorded an informal artists talk about the stories and the intention behind the work they each exhibited in the Hot Winter Show. It was an open discussion that was attended by various … Read more

Stories and Intentions

Stories and Intentions – An open discussion with ANA artists Find out about the stories behind the artists work, their inspirations and what the final piece means to them. Emma Plunkett will lead a discussion about how the artwork is received by the public and how this compares to the artists original intention. These interviews … Read more

Proyecto ESTÁ Fundraiser

Donating to Proyecto Esta

Both this blog post and the fundraiser are organised by Lisa Prudon On a warm summer evening six members of ANA went up the Cerro Negro to the place of Proyecto ESTÁ (a non-profit holiday resort, providing all what a family with a child with a disability needs), which is run by Paulina Klein Schiphorst … Read more