Lancashire based artist Jane Fairhurst and Yorkshire based artist Kathryn Oubridge are currently working collaboratively to set up a Pan-Pennine project, , to exhibit work from selected artists at venues based on either side of the Pennines.
will invite artists to submit their work through a series of opportunities to be advertised in a-n, Art in Liverpool, The Art Guide and others. Works will be selected by an invited panel of gallery curators to be shown concurrently at venues in Lancashire (OK Studios Gallery) and Yorkshire (tba) during November 2012. The theme and content, format and objectives of the shows will be wholly bound together.
Fairhurst, chair and director of Office Kollective Studios, Wigan and Oubridge, based here at in Leeds, aim to develop a dialogue and network between artists and curators based in the North of England and to also add a new opportunity particularly for Northern based artists.