Date for your Diaries in September

True Stories - an exhibition by Phillip Marsden opens on Monday 14 September at The Riverside Gallery in the Old Town Hall, Whittaker Ave, Richmond, TW9 1TP. Expect cartoons, comic strips, drop-in activities: part of COMIC London International Comics Festival. For more info refer to Phil's website, the address is on this site... somewhere.

Brenda Hartill RE - don't forget Brenda's exhibition opens this weekend at Editions Ltd. on Cook Street, Liverpool. Although her visit had to be cancelled the prints have arrived and Olwen will be hanging them on Saturday (12th September). Fine collagraphs, lots of layers, lots of colour, very expressive abstract (mainly) works. For more info check out the gallery's website:

Open Studios - as part of the North Wales Open Studios Art Train (Helfa Gelf Art Trail) artist printmaker Ruth Thomas will be opening her print studio from 11am - 5pm Friday 11th - Sunday 13th September, Friday 18th - Sunday 20th September and Friday 25th - Sunday 27th September. For more info look at Her studio is in Mold, North Wales, but many Liverpool artists know Ruth Thomas from the days when she was based here. Busy, busy, busy, Ruth is also running a weekend course on collagraphs at Hot Bed Press in Salford on 17th and 18th October. Further details on this can be found on the Hot Bed site, again the address is somewhere on this page...