Responses to “Your Deeds Don’t Define You”, No. 2: Do your deeds forever define you? Imagining an alternative Michael Holland Image above: Lou Davis, ‘The Slow Unfolding of Grace’ The story begins with the creation of all things, the heavens and the earth, the sun and the moon, the seas and the land, the fish, the birds, the […]

Student Open Call 2016: Highly Commended
24th February 2016

Student Open Call: Highly Commended As part of our programme to encourage and help develop the work of emerging artists, we invited undergraduate art students from Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland University to submit exhibition proposals to showcase their work at The Holy Biscuit. We were inundated with high quality entries from students working in a […]

Student Open Call 2016: Opening & Performance
18th February 2016

Student Open Call 2016: Opening & Performance Our annual Student Open Call exhibition seeks to support and encourage art students in the North East by providing space to show exhibitions and discuss their work. This year, our successful artists are Rowan Mills and Phoebe McElhatton, whose collaborative show Playing Footsie is on until 3rd March. […]

Ash Wednesday
10th February 2016

Image: George Shaw, Ash Wednesday, 8:30 a.m., 2004/5, Humbrol enamel on board.   Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the season of Lent, the traditional time in the Christian calendar when we are called to be opened up to a greater spiritual awareness both on an individual level and as a society. As […]

What would your message be?
8th February 2016

We at the Holy Biscuit are delighted to be working with Student Life at Northumbria on the We Are Women project. In this blog post, Anne Witton from Student Life shares some thoughts on the inspiration behind this great project, ahead of the exhibition’s official launch this week. At the heart of the Christian faith is […]

Truth & Faith
27th January 2016

At the heart of The Holy Biscuit is a commitment to understanding the truth and impact of the Christian faith, not just in our work but in every fibre of our being. To be committed to the pursuit of truth is to be committed to all aspects of human existence and reality – the political, social, spiritual and emotional. Additionally we believe it […]