21 years of an Angel

Angel exhibition

A new exhibition celebrating the Angel of the North has opened at Gateshead Central Library to mark the iconic landmarks 21st birthday.

Sponsored by law firm Sintons the 21 years of an Angel exhibition will feature unique pieces of art from local artists all showcasing Gateshead's Angel of the North. From paintings to embroidery, textiles to photographs this collection will also demonstrate the vast array of creative talent in the region. Many of the works will be available to buy.

Councillor Angela Douglas, Cabinet Member for Culture, Sport and Leisure said:

"The Angel of the North is not just an icon for Gateshead and the North East, it's an international landmark which has brought regeneration, jobs and pride to the area.

"As a symbol of our heritage and our hope for the future the Angel has helped to inspire many artistic works. This exhibition is a really exciting way not just to showcase a selection of these pieces but also to celebrate the vast array of talented artists we have in our region."

Mark Quigley, managing partner of Sintons said "The Angel of the North has become instantly recognisable around the UK and indeed the world, and has helped to confirm the North East's place on the global map as a destination with great culture that people want to visit. Its 21st birthday is a milestone which deserves a fitting celebration. We are delighted to play our role in marking the occasion by lending our backing to the 21 Years of an Angel exhibition."

The exhibition will be on display from Thursday 31 January to Saturday 30 March during normal library opening hours. Work from 25 regional artists will be displayed including Robert Soden, Yvette Hawkins, Steve Ronnie, Fiona Jamieson and Tommy Anderson.

04 February 2019

A new exhibition celebrating the Angel of the North has opened at Gateshead Central Library to mark the iconic landmarks 21st birthday.

Sponsored by law firm Sintons the 21 years of an Angel exhibition will feature unique pieces of art from local artists all showcasing Gateshead's Angel of the North. From paintings to embroidery, textiles to photographs this collection will also demonstrate the vast array of creative talent in the region. Many of the works will be available to buy.

Councillor Angela Douglas, Cabinet Member for Culture, Sport and Leisure said:

"The Angel of the North is not just an icon for Gateshead and the North East, it's an international landmark which has brought regeneration, jobs and pride to the area.

"As a symbol of our heritage and our hope for the future the Angel has helped to inspire many artistic works. This exhibition is a really exciting way not just to showcase a selection of these pieces but also to celebrate the vast array of talented artists we have in our region."

Mark Quigley, managing partner of Sintons said "The Angel of the North has become instantly recognisable around the UK and indeed the world, and has helped to confirm the North East's place on the global map as a destination with great culture that people want to visit. Its 21st birthday is a milestone which deserves a fitting celebration. We are delighted to play our role in marking the occasion by lending our backing to the 21 Years of an Angel exhibition."

The exhibition will be on display from Thursday 31 January to Saturday 30 March during normal library opening hours. Work from 25 regional artists will be displayed including Robert Soden, Yvette Hawkins, Steve Ronnie, Fiona Jamieson and Tommy Anderson.

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