Revelation in Disguise*
26th April 2017

In Present : Past Dave Tweedy has developed an increasingly pictorial language within his paintings. Drawing — literally painting — from personal and common memory, Tweedy interweaves and overlays historical and contemporary signifiers to create new-found (dis-)orderings of reality. At these intersections of people and paint, abstract and figurative languages conflate; familiar imagery is altered, […]

As part of our programme to encourage and help develop the work of emerging artists, we are inviting art students to submit exhibition proposals to showcase their work in The Holy Biscuit. The successful applicant, either a group or individual, will be awarded the use of our exhibition space FREE for three weeks in February […]

The Holy Biscuit is partnering with Northumbria University’s Think Physics project and artists, for an exhibition and events to coincide with The Late Shows. This show will be an artistic interpretation of the science behind the sun, marking 2015 as the UN International Year of Light. We are looking for artists who are interested in […]

Call for Proposals: 40 Days in the Dark
29th January 2015

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS Spring Exhibition at The Holy Biscuit EXHIBITION: 13 March – 2 April PREVIEW: 12 March, 6 – 8pm We are launching a programme of exhibitions to mark 2015 as the UN International Year of Light with our spring exhibition, inspired by the short film ‘Return of the Sun’. This short documentary […]

Call for Proposals: Outing Ageing
28th May 2013

Outing Ageing Exhibition dates: 30 September – 17 October 2013 Proposal Deadline EXTENDED: 13 July 2013 The Holy Biscuit is now accepting proposals for our autumn exhibition, ‘Outing Ageing’, curated by artist Kay Steven. THEME In Coming of Age, Simone de Beauvoir referred to old age as society’s secret shame. Ageing affects everyone. Whether you […]

Invitation to Advent + Adventure
15th November 2012

I know we’ve been harping on about this. But we wanted to officially invite you the exhibition preview for ADVENT + ADVENTURE, on Friday, November 30, at 6:00pm, for which you can look forward to some great art, music, mulled-wine, and seasonal treats. Artists from all backgrounds have been invited to explore the Christmas season through themes of waiting, expectation, and preparation. This […]

Call for Entries : ADVENT & ADVENTURE
2nd October 2012

ADVENT & ADVENTURE Exhibition: December 1-20   Opening Reception: Friday, November 30, 6.00-7.30pm The Holy Biscuit is invites artists to participate in our second annual Advent exhibition, ADVENT & ADVENTURE, exploring the season of Advent and Christmas. Advent is a season of expectation and preparation. For Christians, it is to commemorate the coming of the […]

ADVENT: Mark Your Calendars
16th November 2011

Flyers for the Advent exhibition are finding their way around town today and tomorrow. The exhibition, opening December 1, will explore the theme of Advent, and will feature work by Newcastle-based artists and artists from around England. Works from the exhibition will then travel to the town of Wooler, for an exhibition, in collaboration with […]