Our Top Five Artists at Make it Up North

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October 1st, 2013
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As the weeks are ticking by we are growing in anticipation for the first ever Make it Up North event. The Art Market, an established art, contemporary craft and design event, evolved from this idea and has now come up with a new business venture called “Make it Up North” in York, to support, promote and encourage artists to show their work and the general public to buy in the north rather than going elsewhere.

We have chosen our own top five artists exhibiting at the event:


1, Talya Baldwin  - Illustration
2, David Mayne – Sculptor
3, Ashi Marwaha  - Jewellery
4, Jamie Frost  - Artists
5, Priscilla Jones – Textile Artist  - doing an installation at the event.

Make it Up North‘ will take place in the centre of York in the historic Guildhall near Betty’s Tea Room off St. Helen’s Square.

Friday 4th October 2013 – Cliff Wright Day -

Harry Potter Illustrator leads workshops for adults and a children’s school group. Click the link for more information and to book. Artist Talk – Cliff Wright talks about his life and work as an illustrator. 4pm – 5pm

Main Show:

The wonderful Guildhall packed with selected artists and designer-makers selling their own artworks direct to the public, curated exhibition space, installations, demonstrations, Filmore & Union cafe area, Blood + Chocolate photography exhibition and live music.

Saturday 5th October 2013 10am – 6pm

Main show – plus artist talks and life drawing workshop with the amazing Greg McGee.

Sunday 6th October 2013 10am – 4pm
Main show – plus artist talks, interactive areas and Brendan Hesmondhalgh one day ‘Handbuilding with clay’ workshop.


£4 entry on the door or book for an artist talk and get free entry with that ticket for the day.

Workshops, artist talks and demonstrations.

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