Bloody Boats – 18 January 2016

Artcore presents BLOODY BOATS by Akshata Naik @ Artcore Gallery, 26th January 2016, 5:30 to 7:00 PM. We invite all to be a part of the inauguration and solo exhibition of artist Akshata Naik from India who unveils her new series of work through “Bloody Boats”. Through her work, the artist portrays the migration issues

Bloody Boats – 15 January 2016

Artcore takes immense pleasure in inviting the artist Akshata Naik for her second solo show ‘Bloody Boats by Akshata Naik’ an extension of her previous series A Piece of Peace. The show opens on 26th January 2016 marking a special day as its Indian Republic Day, at 5:30 to 7:00 PM. We invite all to
Born in 1990, Akshata Naik is a Vadodara based artist, though she was raised in the city of Mumbai. She holds a undergraduate and master’s degree with two gold medals in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Vadodara (2014) Akshata’s solo show includes her debut ‘A Piece of Peace’ by
Invisible Boundaries: Arboretum Park 175th anniversary celebrations On Saturday the 19th of September 2015 Artcore’s Invisible Boundaries project celebrated 175 years of the Arboretum Park, Derby at the Orangery with the people of Derby. This was a free family event engaging communities in learning the Park’s history through art. There was an opportunity to meet the artists who

Invisible Boundaries Launch (August 2015)

The Invisible Boundaries Project Launch was held at the Orangery in Arboretum Park on Friday, 7th August 2015. Several artists, local councillors, community members and Artcore’s staff & volunteers gathered together to celebrate the beginning of the project, underlying the theme of being good neighbours, the idea of neighbourhood and giving back to the community.
Artcore’s project INVISIBLE BOUNDARIES focuses on the rich diversity of communities that call Derby their home and explores what they have contributed to the country of their adoption as well the efforts made by England to offer them the embrace of equal opportunity and democratic living. The Invisible Boundaries has many levels of engagement locally,
The launch of the exhibition ‘Enigma’ was hosted by Artcore at The ICCA on monday 29th June.   The artworks were created by a group of artists from Borderline Arts, a registered charity which provides support and spread awareness of the mental illness BPD.   The exhibition was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of
Artcore supported Harminder Nagi in his photography exhibition ‘Photography on Wings’ at the Nehru Center London. The launch of the exhibition was on the 1st June 2015 from 6pm-8pm and the exhibition will continue to be on display until 5th June 2015 The evening was a great success. It was wonderful to hear some of
On Saturday 28th February there was a open day for exhibition Photography on Wings by Harminder Nagi​ The public came to view Harminder’s work. The exhibition is still open for viewing Monday – Friday until the 29th of May 01332 384561 Artcore, 3 Charnwood street, Derby, DE1 2GT
Akshata Naik originally from Mumbai, India recently pursued Masters Degree in Painting from Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda is in the UK on a residency programme with the De Montfort University of Leicester. The objects or subjects of her works are items whose utility is done and is now considered as waste. Akshata tries to use
Artworks created by the children and young people as a part of the Children and Water section of the project will be exhibited at The ICCA Nottingham, 99 Hucknall Road, NG5 1QZ Participants were encouraged to discover and research their local architectural and cultural heritage related to water, through accessing the materials available as well
We are proud to launch ‘The Web of Water’ online catalogue. The project has successfully achieved great outcomes in the UK. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the participating artists, curators, staff and volunteers of Artcore and all the supporters and funders of the project. Thank you for making it such
Artcore’s project, The Web of Water incorporates the medium of visual art both locally and internationally, presenting the different historical, cultural and traditional attitudes towards the concept of water. Alongside the cultural and historical aspects of the project, a more serious message is also explored, using artistic mediums to express the social, political and environmental

The Web of Water – Art Installation

A sculptural installation was created as a representation of river ways and waterfalls. The collaborative sculpture was a part of the Web of Water project, using fabric and wire to display the free flowing and destructive qualities of water. Artist Heidi Luker has worked on this sculpture throughout the summer, engaging community participation through various workshops.
The Web of Water – Art Exhibition at the Sharpe’s Pottery Museum, Swadlincote, Derbyshire. 4th July 2014 – 30th July 2014. An exhibition of of UK based artists and Indian artists on the theme of water. These works all share a common medium of work- the graphic novel, with each artist using the theme of