aim4art is a voluntary community arts group, formed in 2009, dedicated to pushing our personal artistic boundaries. We aim to paint, aim to draw, aim to create art. We meet every Tuesday (10am-4pm) at The Barn, Hemlington, Middlesbrough, TS8 9DA. We have no regular tutor, but support each other and organise a programme of visits and workshops.

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July Exhibitions

Our new exhibition at RSPB Saltholme has been brought forward and will now be hung on Tuesday 16th July, running through till the end of September. Our third exhibition may be our last one at Saltholme owing to a change in use of the current exhibition space. The poster features a recent painting by Les Southerton.

A Call Of Nature Exhibition Poster

Meanwhile, aim4art member, Julie Macbean's latest solo exhibition is on at The Station Gallery, Richmond until August 1st and Julia Cutter's 'A Nod To Nature' is on throughout July at The Heritage Gallery

Julia Cutter Exhibition poster

Edgelands Poster

Autumn 2019

Our main exhibition this year will be at the Heritage Gallery, Cargo Fleet, in autumn 2019. The theme will be 'The Art Of Ageing'. We have decided to combine our tenth anniversary celebration with the preview evening for the exhibition, and some of our favourite pictures from the last 10 years will also be on show.

Featured Artist: Julia Cutter

Julia's first solo exhibition at the Heritage Gallery is a real tour de force, including both completely new and previously seen work. The four pictures below give some idea of the variety on display. None have featured on this website before.

Julia cutter 1 Julia cutter 2
Julia Cutter 3 Julia Cutter 4

Coming up in 2018/2019

More to come - watch this space! We are hoping to arrange some workshops in the near future.




2th March to 30th April 'Flora and Fauna Exhibition Stockton Library
28th May Phil Reynolds Workshop Seascapes
11th, 12th June Painting at Alnmouth Overnight stay
4th July Julia Cutter Solo Exhibition Heritage Gallery
13th July - 1st August Julie Macbean ‘Edgelands’
The Station Richmond
Meet the artist. Saturday 13th July 1-3pm & Saturday 20th July 1-3pm.
Aug 1st to Sept 30th RSPB Saltholme Exhibition More details later
7th & 8th September,
10am - 5.30pm each day.
Julie Macbean, Staithes Festival Salmon Cottage, Staithes
Also, all welcome to the preview evening
Friday 6th September 7-8.30pm

Sept 17th Great Northern Art Exhibition Visit to Ripon Cathedral
Oct 24th to Nov 29th The Art Of Ageing Exhibition at the Heritage Gallery and 10th Anniversary Celebration

Other Recent Albums

Visit our Gallery page to see other albums of work, both by the group and by individual members. It includes work from our recent 'Spirit Of Place 2' Exhibition at the Python Gallery.

Right: Sunflower by Gill Place

New Pictures For Our Gallery

More new pictures from members always wanted for the Gallery! No album yet? See Rob. Bring your pictures in on a Tuesday and we'll photograph them for the website. We can also set up one of our Google Photos albums.

Sunflower by Gill Place

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Site updated 25/06/2019