Colour Collective in Conversation with Karen Haller – North East Book Event

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CCUK hosted a colourful book event with one of their sponsors, Karen Haller an Applied Colour Psychology Practitioner. Karen was in conversation with Susi Bellamy, artist and CCUK Chair. The event was organised in conjunction with Forum Books, an award winning independent bookshop in Corbridge and held in The Biscuit Factory, the UK’s largest independent commercial art, craft and design gallery set in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural quarter.

Unfinished Business: Exclusive Private View & Curator Talk

Unfinished Business at the Hatton gallery at Newcastle university is a colourful, hard-edged collection of work curated by Newcastle based artist Theresa Poulton. In honour of the Bauhaus Centenary, Unfinished Business explores the relationship between colour and form and looks at the continuum of modernism for a new generation of artists. Poulton treated the Colour …

Colour Perceptions and Distortions

Where? Ridley Building 2, LT 1.63Newcastle University,Framlington Place,NE1 7RU When? 5.30-7.00pm, 14th May 2019 What? Join the Colour Collective UK for another great event! On the 14th of May, David Simmons and Marie Difoloco will be coming to Newcastle to talk tell us about colour perception in synaethesia, autism, and colour blindness. More information on …

50 Shades of fashion: colour & the fashion image – A talk by Louisa Rogers

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The Colour Collective were hosted by the largest creative hub in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Ampersand Inventions, for a talk entitled "50 Shades of Fashion." Founder of vintage e-tailer Trendlistr.com and fashion communications lecturer Louisa Rogers spoke about the evolution of colour photography in fashion imagery - pinpointing the New American Color Photography movement as a …

Conversations In Colour: Enrique Azocar in Conversation with

The Colour Collective UK were thrilled to have an artist’s studio visit with Hexham based artist Enrique Azocar.  Susi Bellamy, chairman of the Colour Collective UK, interviewed Enrique about his life, work and relationship with colour at his airy studio in Northumberland.  Chilean born, Azocar gained distinction in his MA at Northumbria University in 2012 …

Chromatic Conversations: Science & Colour

This event celebrated current research in the field of colour perception with talks from students at Newcastle and Durham University. Becca Wedge-Roberts (Department of Psychology, Durham University) kicked off the event with a talk that asked "Do children see colour how we do?" Becca shared her PhD work with the audience, discussing how to develop …

Colour in Branding and Advertising

This event featured talks from Mandy Baker (www.sailcreative.co.uk), Michael Owen (www.alwayswearred.com), and Karen Haller (www.karenhaller.co.uk), one of our sponsors. Mandy began the evening with a talk about the importance of colour in designing a logo and a brand more generally, pointing out that colour can drastically change how a word or image is interpreted. Mandy …

Colours and Interiors

For this event we gathered some local talent to speak on the topic of colour in interiors at Northumbria University. The speakers were... Jo Feeley - Founder of Interiors & Lifestyle trend forecasting agency, Trend Bible (based in the Ouseburn) that provides trend consultancy and reports to a range of international lifestyle and homeware brands. …