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Fred Tschida - CIRCLESPHERE

Event details

Artwalk

29/09/2021 - 27/11/2021

Opening hours 10am - 4pm

Venue details

The Art House, Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE

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Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:00
Sunday

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The Art House and Neon Workshops have partnered to bring the work of neon artist Fred Tschida to Europe for the first time ‘CIRCLESPHERE’ marks ten years since Neon Workshops was established in Wakefield, and 20 years since its founder – artist Richard William Wheater – was introduced to Fred Tschida’s alternative explorations in neon, as his student at Alfred University.

It was while studying in New York that Wheater discovered Tschida’s kinetic sculpture ‘Sphere (2000), which he cites as the piece that made him fall in love with neon.

The exhibition is a celebration of both this moment and Fred Tschida’s lifelong obsession with light and movement as an art form, as well as Wheater’s determination to introduce the world to an un-sung neon master.

This one is not to be missed.

CIRCLESPHERE is over 2 locations, see details here of the second location at Neon Workshops' 7A. 
Please note the walk from The Art House to 7A will take approximately 25 minutes. 

PHOTOSENSITIVITY WARNING

This exhibition contains work that may not be safe for some people with epilepsy or other forms of photosensitivity. If you would like to observe the work switched off, please contact The Art House to arrange your visit. 

Frederick Carder Vase Forms, 2021, Neon, wood, metal ©Fred Tschida, Courtesy The Art House and Neon Workshops - Photo by David Lindsay

Frederick Carder Vase Forms, 2021, Neon, wood, metal ©Fred Tschida, Courtesy The Art House and Neon Workshops - Photo by David Lindsay

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