3 MAY 2015 / 13.30 - BALTIC SHOP is hosting an exciting new workshop this spring with local paper cutting artist Emma Boyes, who will show you her extraordinary paper-cutting skills and guide you through the basics so you can create your own paper-cut artwork. SOLD OUT

Jason Rhoades
The Creation Myth
Installation view
Institute of Contemporary Art
University of Pennsylvania

Jason Rhoades, Four Roads is the first major gallery exhibition of the work of this exceptional artist who died in 2006 at the age of 41. Rhoades lived and worked in Los Angeles. The exhibition occupies BALTIC’s two largest floors, with four installations to be navigated by four interpretive paths or roads.

Above: Tony Swain, Hotels for rivals (detail) 2014. Acrylic on pieced newspaper, 77 x 228 cm. Courtesy of the Artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow. Photo: Ruth Clark

At a time when we have become desensitised to an image-saturated world, Tony Swain (born Northern Ireland, 1967) uses familiar sections of newspaper that are pieced together as a support for paintings of fragmented landscapes and abstract patterns.

BALTIC+ is the new online home for videos, images, sounds and text celebrating BALTIC’s complete exhibition history. Browse or search the site on your desktop, tablet or mobile and discover more.

FRI 8 MAY / 19.30 To coincide with his exhibition at BALTIC, acclaimed Glasgow-based artist Tony Swain curates an evening of music and performance in BALTIC’s project space, BALTIC 39. Buy tickets

The Curves of the Needle considers a recurring interest in the vinyl record by artists. This group exhibition explores album artwork, the cultural significance of the record collection and brings together contemporary artists who have experimented with the format.

Brand new to BALTIC is Tour & Tea, which offers you the unique opportunity to find out more about BALTIC and enjoy some delicious food in Six. Available on request. 

Image: Jonty Wilde

BALTIC SHOP is excited to annouce that Rob Ryan will be joining us at BALTIC on 15 November 2015. 

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