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

Diwali Celebration Event (November 2014)

Diwali Celebration Event 2014 at High Fields Park in Nottingham on 1st November 2014. Artcore was a part of the celebrations delivering Rangoli activitie, a tradiotional craft from India, for people to take part in. A performance by Vina Ladwa and some Diwali posters prepared by Artcore were displayed as the story of Diwali was
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
On the 29th June, As part of The Web of Water project, Artcore organised a talk by 5 participating artist Barbara Clayton, Mik Godley, Alison Knox, Dianne Illsley and Sara Gaynor as a part of An Indian Summer festival alongside the art exhibition on display at Curve. The exhibition is on display from 16th June
Launch of Photographic Exhibition by Mr Harminder Nagi,’Photography on Wings’ on the 7th June 2014, 11am at the ICCA, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1QZ Mr Harmider Nagi, a local resident of Nottingham is fascinated by nature’s creation of beautiful birds and butterflies and loves to capture their beauty and behaviour.The exhibition formally opens at 11.00am
The Web of Water art exhibition opened with the launch on Saturday 31st May 2014 at Carsington Water. The artworks are created by artists from the East Midlands and India, and they have portrayed their perspectives about the use/misuse of Water and its critical importance on Earth. The Carsington Water is a popular visitor attraction
Wolf Photography in association with Artcore presents ‘Living with PTSD – an exhibition of Poetry and photography created by Villayat ‘Snow Moon Wolf’ Sunkmanitu that raises awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and promotes creativity as a coping mechanism. Wolf challenges disability through his work and raises awareness through creativity. The exhibition began on
The Web of water preview at the Atrium gallery The ICCA Nottingham on 25th January 2014. 28 Indian Artists and 15 UK artists created interesting artworks on the theme of water using Graphic Novels as a medium. Water Aid charity was supporting this project. It was a great opportunity to meet the artists and talk
Phase 1 of the Web of Water art exhibition began at Artcore on the 15th of November with the Mayor Cllr. Fareed Hussain of Derby formally inaugurating the show. Three of the participating artists from India – Ajay Kanwal, Samir Dave and Niharika Dave, were present at the opening. Sandhya Bordawekar Gajjar, the curator of
Great work by Sarah Eley for successfully coordinating the private viewing of art exhibition on Friday 28th June 2013, organised by Artcore at the ICCA on Hucknall Road in Nottingham. The exhibition is called ‘Borderline Art’ and is showcasing artworks by artists Olivia Sloley, Sarah Clark, Sarah Eley and Vicky Vaughan.
The Atrium Gallery at The ICCA Nottingham welcomed Artcore’s exhibition of Borderline Art by Sarah Eley, Olivia Sloley, Sarah Clark and Vicky Vaughan. All four artists have BPD and other associated conditions and their work also conveys aspects of what it is like to live with these struggles. The exhibition supported the aim to break