The Feast

30 March - 26 April 2015


Once upon a time, illustration, or ‘illumination’ was about picking up a quill and dipping it in ink.

The common preconception today is that an Illustrator decorates books, or otherwise simply works in 2-dimensions; The Feast smashes this concept, celebrating 8 ‘illustrators’ and their unique methods of practice – digital Art sits alongside 3-dimensional work, neighboured by traditional screen printed pieces, vinyl murals and more. Every artist has a unique way of seeing and in this exhibition we challenge the viewer to experience the artwork that little bit more – to delve into the mind of the artist and enjoy this visual feast for the eyes… this is The Feast…

This exhibition will run from Saturday 30 March until Friday 26 April 2013.

The Private View of The Feast is on Saturday 13 April from 6pm with the grand unveiling of Bompas and Parr’s incredible creation – The Whisky Tornado – by the famous Jellymongers themselves!

                           


Exhibition Catalogue

- Bompas & Parr -

The Whisky Tornado

Bompas & Parr
2013

The Whisky Tornado is a whisky based weather system for your experienced palate. The artwork spatialises whisky creating a mesmerising alcoholic twister that people can taste at the Leeds Gallery from 30th March 2013.

Bompas & Parr's Whisky Tornado uses powerful humidifiers in conjunction with negative air pressure to create a spinning column of whisky vapour you can taste. The high humidity level itself enhances taste perception as meteorology and mixology collide. Care should be taken however. Inhaling the Whisky Tornado will intoxicate as the alcohol is absorbed through the lungs and straight into the blood bypassing your liver.

The tornado motif serves as a visual metaphor for the impact the Scottish weather has on flavour formation in whisky. Sunlight, temperature, rainfall and humidity all contribute to the distinctive aromatics found in the spirit.

Whisky Tornado has been developed by Bompas & Parr, working with the scientists and technicians at King’s College London:

Dr Mark Freeman, Senior Lecturer in Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow comments:
"Whisky is shaped by the landscape in which it is distilled and matured, and part of Scotland's distinctiveness in this respect is its weather. The weather affects the type of barley that can be grown, the amount and quality of water for making whisky, and the environment in which whisky barrels spend their many years of maturation. Some highland whiskies are made largely from snow-melt water, and some say that this has a pronounced effect. Sometimes the water can be in danger of drying up, and some distilleries have even employed water diviners to help them to find new sources of pure water for making their whisky. Some whisky writers argue that whiskies in the casks take flavour from the atmosphere around them, and it is easy to believe this when watching the windswept seas battering the coastlines of the islands on which many single malts are distilled and matured. Battling the elements is part of the romance of the whisky-making story… "

£20000.00

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- Rabbit Portal -

Sleeping Logs

Rabbit Portal
Acrylic on wood
Hand sawn pine and silver birch logs
Various sizes
2013

(£10 each)

£10.00

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Lighthouse

Rabbit Portal
Ink on paper
42 x 59cm

£120.00

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Watership Down

Rabbit Portal
Limited edition print of 10
29.5 x 43cm (A3)

£35.00

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Tree House

Rabbit Portal
Screen Print
Limited Edition of 10
45 x 64cm

£50.00

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- Tiger Tea -

RhythmiCity

Tiger Tea
Digital (Adobe Illustrator)
Printed on FATG approved Hahnemuhle 308gsm
84.1cm x 59.4cm (A1)
Limited edition print
2013

Also available in A3 @ £50 and A2 @ £100

£200.00

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SereniCity

Tiger Tea
Digital (Adobe Illustrator)
Printed on FATG approved Hahnemuhle 308gsm
84.1cm x 59.4cm (A1)
Limited edition print
2013

Also available in A3 @ £50 and A2 @ £100

£200.00

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- Lord Whitney -

Eyes Like Saucers

Lord Whitney
Photographic print
42 x 59cm
2013

£40.00

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The Last Straw

Lord Whitney
Photographic print
42 x 59cm
2013

£40.00

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Fill Your Boots

Lord Whitney
Photographic print
42 x 59cm
2013

£40.00

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The GravyTrain

Lord Whitney
Photographic print
42 x 59cm
2013

£40.00

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- Serena Partridge -

Bar Purse Containing Lorgnette

Serena Partridge
79 x 25 x 7cm
Mixed media               
Framed

£585.00

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Evening Shoe

Serena Partridge
73 x 24 x 7cm 
Mixed media               
Framed

£520.00

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Kid Gloves with Fleur-de-Lis Motif

Serena Partridge
36 x 30 x 4.5cm
Mixed media               
Framed

£450.00

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Mules, Floral with Sepia Trim

Serena Partridge
26.6 x 31.6 x 3cm
Mixed media               
Framed

£250.00

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Red Travelling Gloves

Serena Partridge
36 x 30 x 4.5cm
Mixed media               
Framed

£550.00

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Silver Slippers with Royal Trim

Serena Partridge
36 x 26 x 4.5cm
Mixed media               
Framed

£285.00

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- Nick Jobbings -

Hot Chick

Nick Jobbings
41 x 30cm
Digital print
2013

Original
Acrylic & marker pen on paper
£250

£50.00

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Our Right

Nick Jobbings
31 x 30cm
Digital print
2013


Original
Acrylic & marker pen on paper
£250

£50.00

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Hard to Digest

Nick Jobbings
31 x 30cm
Digital print
2013

Original
Acrylic & marker pen on paper
£250

£50.00

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Charity Screenprints

Screenprinted by Nick Jobbings
Designs by various artists

£25 each
50% of the sale price goes to the 'Supporting Sam' charity
supportingsam.co.uk

£25.00

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- Matthew the Horse -

Boy in a Boat

Matthew the Horse
A2 screenprint on 250gm Somerset Paper
Edition of 20

£45.00

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Good Dog

Matthew the Horse
A2 screenprint
Edition of 20

£30.00

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Magic Toucan

Matthew the Horse
A2 screenprint on 250gm Somerset Paper
Edition of 20

£45.00

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Fruit & Veg Series

Matthew the Horse
Riso Print
Edition of 20
2013

A3 edition of 20, £30
A4 edition of 20, £20

£20.00

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- Jay Cover -

I Believe In Bugs

Jay Cover
594mm x 420mm
3 Colour Screenprint
Edition 20
Framed
2013

£85.00

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Rhythm

Jay Cover
594mm x 420mm
Pastel, Graphite & Colour pencil
Framed
2013

£150.00

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Wild Boy

Jay Cover
594mm x 420mm
Pastel
Framed
2013

£125.00

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- Julia Bickerstaff -

Geiser

Julia Bickerstaff
40 x 40cm
Neon
2010

£500.00

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Black Hole

Julia Bickerstaff
Neon
40 x 40cm
2011

£550.00

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- Freddie Denton -

Larper Series I

Freddie Denton
Marker pen and water on watercolour paper
28 x 28cm
2012

£800.00

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Larper Series II

Freddie Denton
Marker pen and water on watercolour paper
28 x 28cm
2012

£800.00

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Larper Series III

Freddie Denton
Marker pen and water on watercolour paper
28 x 28cm
2012

£800.00

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Female Study

Freddie Denton
Marker pen and water on watercolour paper
28 x 28cm
2012

£800.00

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Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
8am - 5pm

Thursday & Friday
8am - 5pm

Saturday
10am - 5pm

Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays