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Alex Blackmore

 

Alex Blackmore is a Cumbrian artist and workshop leader. He is currently researching the histories of several common land sites in Uverston as part of the advance planning for  our Muster Point project.

 

 In recent years Alex's practice has included outdoor carnival artworks; his masks, puppets & fire sculptures have been used at Kendal calling, Burslem Picnic, Penrith drovers, Ulverston Lantern festival, Dalton Carnival, the Tour Of Creat Britain cycling event and several seasonal events in South Cumbria including constructing the town;s 'Obby oss effigy for Artspace.

 

Alex's work with Artspace can be found here on the SJB3 SOFT DRIVE and GREEN ROOM pages.His mixed media paintings have been exhibited at Lancaster City museum as well as various venues in Cumbria and Lancashire.

 

Alex recently completed  a sculptural commission for a show at the Lit & Phill in Newcastle.

 

 

Contact Alex at Thunderheadarts@hotmail.co.uk

 

Clockwise from top left:

Oss Skull in progress*;  

Ulverston Obby Oss*;

Market Cross 1850 , Box Construction

Comedie de l'arte masks*

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Photographs by Lindsay Ward