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North Shields Public Art Project

November 2022 - Ongoing

Our North Shields: Past, Present, Future.

We're bringing public artworks co-designed with local people to 2 key sites in North Shields as part of the town's ongoing regeneration.

Collaborative artwork form Helix Arts participants.

Partners:

North Tyneside Council & Wood Street Walls

Creative Producer:

Amy Taylor

In 2023, Helix Arts will deliver an exciting programme of workshops in which local people can co-design two public artworks in North Shields town centre.

The sites are in front of North Shields Magistrates Court and on the land next to the traffic lights at Borough Road/ Prudhoe Street junction.

The commissions are part of North Tyneside Council’s masterplan for North Shields which will see a total of 5 new public artworks created. We will commission a local artist to work with residents in schools and various community spaces throughout Spring 2023. The workshops will explore what people think is important in North Shields’ past, present and future.

We will be working with London-based Street Art organisation Wood Street Walls to deliver the project alongside Canadian artist Aaron Li Hill.

Please check back for updates on workshops and how to get involved.

Aaron Li-Hill

Aaron is a Canadian visual artist and muralist based in Brooklyn. He is known for his large-scale murals, kinetic installations and movement-based visual work.

Visit his website.

Get in touch

For any queries relating to the project please email Amy Taylor, Creative Producer. 

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