Archer Academy Gallery

Start date | Monday, 1 July 2024

East Finchley Open Artists have collaborated with the Archer Academy since the school first opened. We have also presented the Art & Design awards each year and are now pleased to be able to show their students art work in a dedicated gallery on our website.

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Open House 2024

Across 17 houses in the East Finchley and Central Finchley area, in addition to the foyer of All Saints Church where our group's exhibition will showcase work from most artists.

Start date | Saturday, 29 June 2024
End date | Sunday, 7 July 2024

The East Finchley Open Artists’ Open House weekends are one of our most important projects. Each year we welcome visitors to a very enjoyable event which is the perfect opportunity to meet our artists and craftspeople and to buy work directly from them.

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Winter Fair 2023

United Reformed Church Queens Avenue Muswell Hill London N10 3NU

Start date | Friday, 17 November 2023
End date | Saturday, 18 November 2023

20 stalls with ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles, prints, children's books, paintings and much more.

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Phoenix October 2023

Phoenix Cinema N2 9PJ

Start date | Friday, 29 September 2023
End date | Tuesday, 31 October 2023

This is an exhibition by 12 members of East Finchley Open Artists. The theme is colour and the variety of forms this can take through different media that we use.

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Hornsey Library - Haringey Park, Crouch End, London N8 9JA

Start date | Tuesday, 4 April 2023
End date | Sunday, 23 April 2023

The EFOA Interplay Exhibition at Hornsey Library is about how the visual arts can explore the interplay of ideas, media, techniques, colours and/ or forms.

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The Phoenix Cinema - 52 High Road, London N2

Start date | Wednesday, 4 January 2023
End date | Tuesday, 31 January 2023

Exhibition by the Photo Group at The Phoenix Cinema

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Peace Exhibition at The Phoenix

The Phoenix Cinema 52 High Rd, East Finchley, London N2 9PJ

Start date | Saturday, 1 October 2022
End date | Monday, 31 October 2022

These are troubled times. We all find solace in peaceful experiences and comforting memories. These may relate to family, home or nature or they may be more abstract concepts.

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Original Gallery, Hornsey Library, Haringey Park, London, N8 9JA

Start date | Tuesday, 27 September 2022
End date | Sunday, 9 October 2022

Connections at the Original Gallery, Hornsey Library

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A Queen's life - My Jubilee

Start date | Thursday, 2 June 2022

"One's subjects, one's hats and even one's family have been a great source of pleasure for me over the years. I'm grateful for the many joys of viewing the Jubilee celebrations of the EFOA."

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Auction for Homeless Action in Barnet

Start date | Friday, 15 April 2022
End date | Saturday, 23 April 2022

East Finchley Open Artists are pleased to support Homeless Action in Barnet, a charity working since 1997 to support the homeless and vulnerably housed within Barnet. Please help us to help homeless people in Barnet by bidding in the auction -- all of the funds go to the charity.

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Artist’s Sketchbook

Start date | Wednesday, 23 February 2022

The creative process often starts with a scribble in a sketchbook. It might be used or adapted at a later date or might be the starting point of a new artwork. This fascinating glimpse into the sketchbooks of our members captures works in progress.

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Northern Line Exhibition

The Gallery Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution Pond Square N6 6BS

Start date | Friday, 12 November 2021
End date | Thursday, 25 November 2021

For their next HLSI exhibition ‘The Northern Line’, East Finchley Open Artists are creating images that relate to a Northern Line station of their choice. Each work will respond to the chosen station’s name, and artists have already selected a wide range of Northern Line stations.

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Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Cinema, High Road East Finchley N2 9PJ

Start date | Saturday, 2 October 2021
End date | Sunday, 31 October 2021

EFOA are exhibiting at the Phoenix Cinema during October 2021. the theme of the month long exhibition is ''The Affordable Wall'' with the title of ''PHOENIX RISING'' All art work is in the same size frame and all priced at £95.

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Where we were longing to be during lockdown

Start date | Sunday, 16 May 2021

For this project artists were asked to produce an artwork in any medium, inspired by the memory of a place they have visited or long to be.

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Photogroup Showcase

Start date | Saturday, 6 March 2021

Members of the EFOA Photogroup have put their favourite images on their Facebook page - you are invited to browse our images and select the images to be used for this exhibition by 'liking' them.

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A favourite page from my Sketchbook

Start date | Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Most artists and craftspeople use sketch books as an integral part of their creative activity. Usually unseen, we asked our members to open their sketchbooks to view, to show that good art and craft does not just happen. It is part of a continuing process that goes on all the time.

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The best and worst of times

Online exhibition

Start date | Saturday, 5 December 2020

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"

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Six ways with Colour

Burgh House, New End Square, Hampstead, London, NW3 1LT

Start date | Wednesday, 30 September 2020
End date | Sunday, 4 October 2020

Despite the pandemic, six artists were able to collaborate to create the exciting exhibition "Six Ways with Colour".

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Climate Change is Real

Start date | Wednesday, 1 July 2020
End date | Saturday, 29 August 2020

Global warming is a daunting concept that can be hard to process, and it’s easy to be overwhelmed when confronted with a plethora of scientific statistics about temperatures and predicted sea level rises. This exhibition aims to explore ideas about climate change - its causes and effects. The artists are asked to address the issues of rising temperatures, pollution, natural disasters, rising sea levels and diminishing resources. ​

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50:50 @ Highgate Gallery

11 South Grove London N6 6BS

Start date | Saturday, 16 November 2019
End date | Friday, 29 November 2019

EFO Artists have again risen to the challenge, five years on from the successful 'Cycles' exhibition, this time producing new artworks which relate to the intriguing theme of 50:50.

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