Eye Candy pops up at the Winter Makers Market 2-4 December

For those that missed our beautiful pop up at Great Western Arcade in Birmingham during October then we are selling more artist items (prints, tees, badges, books, homewares and more) at the Winter Makers Market from the 2-4 December at the stunning Municipal Bank on Broad Street, Birmingham.

Free to attend they’ll be LOADS of ace makers, artists and designers selling their wares – including some of our lovely Eye Candy workshop hosts and illustration & art fair sellers. So we need you to save up your pennies, forget about the boring old High Street and join us, the Birmingham Originals team and Frilly Industries to buy ALL of your xmas gifts. They’ll be plenty of inspiration we promise!

We’ll be selling works from:
Brumhaus
Jenny Haytch
Ben Javens
Alternative Aesthetics
Brennan & Burch
Nick Taylor Illustration
Roberta Fedora
Jeremyville
We Are Dorothy
Miss Led

We’ve heard that there might also be some fun workshops to take part in too. Spread the word!

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Ben Javens Eye Candy Commission

We commissioned Birmingham artist and illustrator Ben Javens to produce a new installation for Eye Candy this year.

The new wall piece has been produced on wood, hand cut by Ben and painted in Cyan, Magenta, Black and White then assembled on a wall in Birmingham’s Arcadian Centre in the Southside district of the city.

“We’ve wanted to commission a piece with Ben ever since Eye Candy started four years ago,” comments Kerry O’Coy, one of the curator’s of the annual event. “We are always looking for the right spaces to match with the right artist. Getting the fit can take some time but on this occasion it worked perfectly. Ben’s signature style has been installed in large-scale and it’s had a great response from the Arcadian’s owners”.

You can go and see the piece on the ground floor of the Arcadian outside of Ladbrokes.

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