160 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S14RE


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Group Show: Yellow June (Juin Jaune)


2024

Serf at GLOAM:
Ground Test

Semi Precious & Yasmin Vardi:
Sun is Out

Madeline Adams: Entropy

Lucie Kordacova & Miroslava Vecerova:
Arid Landscapes and Ancient Waters


2023


GLOAM at Serf: Testing Ground

Kelan Andrews, Brianna Beckford, Alana Lake & Renee Nie:
Tread Softly

Florence Peake, Hester Reeve, Mark Titmarsh & John Latham:
Material Action

Lucy Crouch & Matthew Vaughan:
Tracing Matter

Roo Dhissou:
Courses for Dis-Course(s)

Jack Ginno:
Mirror

Jonny Davey & Sam Francis Read: 
Bogland
Dale Holmes:
Welcome to Map Making Guild of Drystone Walling One-Eyed Giants
GLOAM at Eastside Projects:

If It Thunders on All Fool’s Day

GLOAM at Two Queens:
Studio-Holder Show
Nisa Khan:
Undress me with your eyes...


2022


Harold Offeh:
Creating Patterns

Group Show:
Beneath the Pewter Sky

Victoria Sharples:
Offering from the River

Celeste McEvoy:
Forehead on the Glass

Group Show: 
An Expanding Field

Two Queens at GLOAM:
Members Show 2022

Alistair Woods:
Doves & Crossbones


2021


School of The Damned:
Blood From a Stone

Flo Main:
FOCM Spring Summer

General Practice:
Method Lab Part Two

Stella Baraklianou:
The Magician

Joe Singleton:
Million Tons Per Annum


2017-20


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GLOAM is a collectively-run exhibition and studio space located in Sheffield City Centre. Since 2020, GLOAM has been run by co-directors (Stu Burke, Victoria Sharples & Thomas Lee Griffiths) at 160 Arundel Street; the former location of the DIY music venue, The Lughole. Previous co-directors include: Mark Riddington, Sam Francis Read & Rose Hedy Squires. 


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Dale Holmes: Welcome to Map Making Guild of Drystone Walling One-Eyed Giants



Dale Holmes: Welcome to Map Making Guild of Drystone Walling One-Eyed Giants

Open: Apri

l 21 (6–9pm)
Weekend: April 22–23 (12-4pm).

Painted banners dangling from sticks tell of a tennis star monk who invents the fila logo while drawing a map of the world and a group of one-eyed giants that regularly meet to build drystone walls form a guild. Hell Scape Goat Hill gets a harrowing by a saviour wearing tennis shoes, tooth paste socks, and a pair of short shorts. A dog wearing a goat runs by and a saint presents Cookie Monster’s googley eyes on a silver platter. Meanwhile in 4th Century Saxony, Cynocephalic. Scholastic Monks invent sausages and in Lincoln, nearly a thousand years later a body is interned in a hessian sack while asking the question: “Are there real worms in Hell?”

Welcome to Map Making Guild of Drystone Walling One-Eyed Giants is an exhibition of new wall hangings by painter Dale Holmes. They tell stories of process and procession, representations and the recovery of pictures from the past for use in the present. Painted using loose acrylic paint on barely primed, unstretched canvas, these are then cut and sewn together; tabs made from a range of salvaged textiles are sewn on and these are then dangled from sticks of wood, metal bars, Perspex rods, telescopic decorators poles or any other length of material to hand.

Besides references to banners, guilds, monks, saints and the squirming body, the work draws on the artist’s research into comic medievalism, folklore, lychen, and drystone walls. These dispersed interests have been brought together in the artist’s studio through practices of painting, drawing, sewing, and construction. This has produced a group of imaginary banners that suggest pub signs, craft guilds, mass celebration, and protest.

Dale Holmes is a picture-painter (a painter invested in narrative) from Barnsley. His work is exhibited internationally both under his own name and as part of the collective TOTALLER. He has recently presented work with Kunstverein, Nuremburg (2023), Huddersfield Art Gallery, Provinz Editions, Nuremburg (2021) and Sabine Knust, Munich (2020); Xian Academy of Fine arts, (China 219); Xero, Kline and Coma, London (2019). Short experimental fictions are published by Bookworks, London, and have been broadcast by Resonance FM (both 2021). He is a senior lecturer of contemporary art teaching and researching studio-based methodologies and practical philosophies of painting.

Featuring:
https://www.daleholmes.co.uk/
https://www.instagram.com/_dc_ho_lm_es_/

160 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S14RE


Current



2024


Serf at GLOAM:
Ground Test

Semi Precious & Yasmin Vardi:
Sun is Out
Madeline Adams:
Entropy

Lucie Kordacova & Miroslava Vecerova:
Arid Landscapes and Ancient Waters


2023


GLOAM at Serf:
Testing Ground

Kelan Andrews, Brianna Beckford, Alana Lake & Renee Nie:
Tread Softly

Florence Peake, Hester Reeve, Mark Titmarsh & John Latham:
Material Action

Lucy Crouch & Matthew Vaughan: Tracing Matter

Jack Ginno:
Mirror

Jonny Davey & Sam Francis Read:
Bogland
Dale Homles:

Welcome to Map Making Guild of Drystone Walling One-Eyed Giants
GLOAM at Eastside Projects:
If It Thunders on All Fool’s Day

GLOAM at Two Queens:
Studio-Holder Show 
Nisa Khan:
Undress me with your eyes...


2022


Harold Offeh:
Creating Patterns

Group Show:
Beneath the Pewter Sky
Victoria Sharples:
Offering from the River

Celeste McEvoy:
Forehead On The Glass

Group Show:
An Expanding Field

Two Queens:
Members Show 2022

Alistair Woods:
Doves & Crossbones


2021


School of The Damned:
Blood From a Stone

Flo Main:
FOCM Spring Summer

General Practice:
Method Lab Part Two

Stella Baraklianou:
The Magician

Joe Singleton:
Million Tons Per Annum


2017-2020


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GLOAM is a collectively-run exhibition and studio space located in Sheffield City Centre. Since 2020, GLOAM has been run by co-directors (Stu Burke, Victoria Sharples & Thomas Lee Griffiths) at 160 Arundel Street; the former location of the DIY music venue, The Lughole. Previous co-directors include: Mark Riddington, Sam Francis Read & Rose Hedy Squires.


Copyright 2022 GLOAM LTD
Website designed by Sam Francis Read