On behalf of the Arts Inc partners and Art Bridge Evolve artists, we would like to thank those who were able to attend the Odyssey Event on Tuesday 29 January.  Thanks also for your invaluable contributions to how we can work together to remove disabling barriers to Gloucestershire’s arts sector.  Please find documents relating to the event below.

 To watch the films referenced or shown during the Odyssey event, please click on the following:


If you have any queries, or would like to discuss joining the Arts Inc partnership (or partnering with us in another way), please don’t hesitate to contact Lucy Garrett at Lucy@artshape.co.uk or 01452 863855.

Odyssey Exhibition

9th January - 12th February 2019 at Gloucester Cathedral

Odyssey was an exhibition of painting, mixed media, sculpture, film, sound works and installation made in response to the theme of Odyssey by artists on the Art Bridge Evolve programme as well as other artists associated with Art Shape. There were commissioned works from Adam White, Hand in Glove Company and Alley Stallard.



Odyssey Catalogue

Click on an artist below to read more about them, see their work, and listen to audio descriptions.

 Audio described works are on pages labelled with 'AD'.


Featuring Work by Art Bridge Evolve Artists:

Holly Barker

Elaine Barnett

Bic Beaumont - AD

Jennie Burge - AD

Jackie Drinkwater - AD

Tracy Edwards

Max Frances - AD

Julia Godden - AD

Georgia Gough

Julie Green

Hilmare Hotz

Dhekelia Lauren Lennon

Chris Leyshon

Rhys McBride

Lisa Medcalf-Woodward - AD

Hannah Morgan

Judy Reynolds - AD

Alex Rhodes

Alisdair Shepherd

Claire Smith - AD

Justina Thorpe

Clancy Ward

Gemma Waters - AD


Artist in Residence 

Dr Jim Brook


Commissioned Artists

Hand in Glove, Adam White and Alley Stallard were commissioned to produce or install work for Odyssey, all are established artists/companies local to Gloucestershire and were in someway involved with the programme.

Alley Stallard

Adam White

Hand in Glove Performance Company 


Open Call Artists

Artists associated with Art Shape were also invited to submit work in response to the Odyssey theme.










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