Archived Armchair Artist Residency Blogs


Roy Eastland Armchair Resident at the Beaney

Roy Eastland

September to February 2014

Roy is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and is especially interested in drawing. Much of his work has been influenced by his interest in history.



Sophie Wire

Sophie Wire

8 January to 30 April 2013

Sophire Wire has a degree in Fashin and Textiles and is also a teacher. She makes clothes and accessories to her own designs, and loves dyeing and printing fabric.



Josephine Harvatt

Josephine Harvatt

15 August to 26 September 2012

Josephine Harvatt is a visual artist living and working in the Canterbury area. She graduated in 1996 with a degree in Fine Art and since then has exhibited and sold her work both nationally and internationally.


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Current Special Exhibition

Teddy Bear Story - Saturday 10 May to Sunday 27 July 


Upcoming Special Exhibition

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 - Friday 8 August to Sunday 2 November


Events & Exhibitions in The Front Room

Armchair Artist Residency - May to December

Project Conway: A Game of Lights, Life and Death - Saturday 12 July to Sunday 20 July

Display Space - Saturday 26 July to Sunday 24 August 

Diane Smalley - Saturday 30 August to Sunday 28 September


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