From Darkness Comes Light: Michael John Ashcroft Exhibition

Here we bring you information on the latest exhibition at Manchester’s Artzu Gallery. From Darkness Comes Light reflects the work of renowned Northern artist Michael John Ashcroft; a style which was born following his own personal struggle with illness several years ago. Catch the exhibition from Dec 2013 – 1st February 2014. Born in 1969, Michael John Ashcroft … Continue reading

Form/ Function Exhibition Preview

Form/Function is an exhibition of paintings by a group of artists with shared interests in minimalism, expressionism and abstraction. The artists involved are drawn to the process, spontaneity and discipline of abstract painting and the immediacy of paint as a medium. The descriptive interpretation of the adage ‘form follows function’ favors simplicity to complexity. In … Continue reading

Exhibition: STREET TALK – The Mancunian Way

STREET TALK – The Mancunian Way, explores two contrasting sides of Manchester’s urban evolution, with two exceptional Manchester artists, in two great Manchester locations. Matt Wilde and Tim Garner manage to capture the heart and soul of Manchester, a city which celebrates difference, welcomes innovation, thrives on change and still manages to offer a warm, relaxed … Continue reading

Edward Brandon Williams: Art in the Snug Exhibition Preview

Edward Brandon Williams studied Interactive Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University and is currently working as an interior designer for IKEA; his underlying passion remains within his ability to produce artwork and illustration. On the 11th February 2013 he is launching his Art in the Snug exhibition at The Deaf Institute in Manchester, showcasing his FAUST collection. … Continue reading

Interview: Lisa Denyer of Manchester’s Treatment Exhibition

Today we bring you our latest interview in the series, this time with visual artist Lisa Denyer of Manchester’s PS Mirabel gallery. Here we chat to Lisa about the Gallery’s latest exhibition ‘Treatment.’ Running until March 9th,  the show explores current themes in contemporary abstract work. What’s your involvement with PS Mirabel and what was the motivation behind … Continue reading

‘Inception’ – University of Bolton MA Art Exhibition

Following on from the success of their interim Exhibition ‘ Encompass’ at Falcon Mill, Bolton which featured work by various international artists, Sharon Forrest, Stuart Hine, Siobhain Moakes and Tracie Shaylor are now working towards their final MA exhibition ‘Inception’ at the University of Bolton. Alan Buckingham, Senior Lecturer at the university said: This is a ‘must see’ … Continue reading