Report on the illustration group, Set Of Drawers and the exhibition Northerness.
As part of Design Event, Northern Stage in Newcastle played host to a small and humbling exhibition of illustrated works by Newcastle based collective Set Of Drawers. Set of Drawers is a group of freelance illustrators who love stories, books and all other clever, lovely uses of words and pictures so much that they come together to talk about them, show work and arrange exhibitions. Some artists originating from the region and some as new comers, theme of this exhibition focuses on their love of all things ‘Geordie’, living in and around the city of Newcastle. Visual discussions of their inspired and influenced work of ‘Northernness’.