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Exhibitions The Collective Studio


24 June 2019 - 6 July 2019

Beth J Ross | Lydia Bailey | TELEPHONE PONY

Closing Party: Wednesday 3 July, 6 – 9pm
Exhibition Open: 24 June – 6 July 2019 (Wed – Fri, 12 – 6pm)

The NewBridge Project: Gateshead

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Introduced through The Collective Studio 2018-19 programme, artists Beth Ross, Lydia Bailey and TELEPHONE PONY will draw together similarities for their first collaborative exhibition, TEMPLE, using the gallery space as a test bed for new ideas.


Beth Ross is an artist based in the North East of England, working on themes which include memory, place and emotion.

Lydia Bailey is a multidisciplinary artist based in the North East and recent Fine Art graduate from Goldsmiths, London.

TELEPHONE PONY is made up of artist duo Juliet Fleming and James Pickering, based in Newcastle upon Tyne they do shapes and signs and symbols. As well as this Juliet Fleming is a ceramic artist currently based between London and Newcastle upon Tyne. Fleming is current artist in residence at Collective Matter ceramic space.


Location: The NewBridge Project : Gateshead | 232-240 High Street, Gateshead, NE8 1AQ
Open: Wednesday – Friday, 12-6pm

Exhibitions The Collective Studio