What’s On? – BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester

Art2c in January
15th January 2018

What’s On? – BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester What’s On? Well there’s a lot Art2c in Manchester’s already ….and it’s only January!  An interesting collaboration between Castlefield Gallery, Manchester Craft and Design and the Redeye Photography Network try to help answer the eternal question every artist ask every day. “When can I give up the day Job?” With workshops and advice from those who have managed to go full-time creative, it’s…


Art2c in Manchester – BeesBlogs Round up of Art2c in November

Art2c in Manchester
14th November 2017

Artc2c in Manchester There’s an amazing amount of Art2c in Manchester this November. With a new exhibition ‘Is Seeing Believing’ at Saul Hay Gallery, Lemn Sissay announcing the Manchester Histories Festival 2018,  Castlefield Gallery have their latest Launch Pad exhibition. Artist Kate Collins talks about her career at Contemporary Six, More news of Paradise Works, the new artist-led studio’s in Salford, Cecily Brown’s Shipwreck Drawings at The Whitworth, who also…


Art2c – Do you Remember Islington Mill? & Saul Hay Anniversary Exhibition

Islington Mill
14th September 2017

Islington Mill – Your Memories Needed Islington Mill Memories?   Many of you know of Salford’s Islington Mill as an arts community for a number of years.. Now Swiss-French artist Hugo Hemmi, through a month long residency at Castlefield Gallery is looking for your help to find people with memories of Islington Mill for a new exhibition. If you can help you can find Hugo’s contact details below . Since…


Art2c in Manchester this September

1st September 2017

 Art2c in Manchester – Alisa Lim A Po | AND A 123 | Material Matters | The Reformation |Hidden Altrincham |   Art2c in Manchester – Alisa  Lim A Po – Artzu Gallery until 17th September Art2c in Manchester this month includes this exhibition at Artzu Gallery. A fter spending some time at the Academy of Fine Arts in Hertogenbosch, Dutch artist Alisa Lim A PO moved into the world…


Last Chance – Art2c – Exhibitions Ending Soon

24th August 2017

Art2c – Exhibitions now on…but Ending Soon   Summer is nearly over and some great exhibitions are also coming to an end. If you’ve not already seen them, make the time. Manchester has some great art……and these are all free!   Cross Street Arts | Air Gallery | Saul Hay | Manchester Art Gallery |                           The Whitworth…


TREASURE – Korea Meets UK Crafts & Design – Castlefield Gallery

6th August 2017

TREASURE: A new collaboration between leading crafts and design people from Korea & the UK – Castlefield Gallery   As part of the UK-Korea Cultural Season, a group of Korea’s top craftspeople – Living National Treasures (in waiting), as they are known in their home country, or Masters, visit the north-west England between 1-10 August 2017 on the first leg of a promising creative collaboration with their UK counterparts. Organised…


Lindsey Bull and Plastique Fantastic at Castlefield Gallery

Lindsey Bull
27th June 2017

Lindsey Bull & Plastique Fantastique at Castlefield Gallery 23 June 2017 — 6 August 2017 Okay. I’m delighted you are visiting BeesBlogs to read my latest review of Lindsey Bull & Plastique Fantastique going Head to Head . But, before we go any further, Go See this latest offering from Castlefield Gallery. It’s a pity that the performance by Plastique Fantastique can’t be repeated as it had everyone watching totally…


Manchester’s Buzzing – Art to See in June

13th June 2017

June Exhibitions – Art in Manchester June has so much to see in and around Manchester that I’ve put together a bumper edition of BeesBlogs to try to get it all in! So read through and pick your favourites to see this month: Lindsey Bull and Plastique Fantastique at Castlefield Gallery, Cornelia Parker and Raqib Shaw at The Whitworth, Shirley Baker’s Photography at Manchester Art Gallery, Hi-5 at ArtWork Atelier in Salford, ‘Colour & I Are One’ at…


Art For May – Exhibitions to See This Month – One

15th May 2017

Art For May We have a real mix of contemporary art for May with Castlefield based independent Saul Hay’s Colour & I Are One, Castlefield Gallery’s solo exhibition of animation art by Andrew McDonald Manchester Art Gallery’s  new acquisition Buddha of the Bathroom, and To Be Human, and Strange and Familiar – Britain as Revealed by International Photographers   Colour & I Are One – Saul Hay Gallery 20th May – 16th July Featuring artists – Gareth…


GM Arts Prize 2017 – Shorlisted Entries

GM Arts Prize
5th May 2017

GM Arts Prize 2017 – Shortlist The standard of entry for this years GM Arts Prize is truly inspiring in its breadth of subject and standard of presentation . The panel of Castlefield Gallery Director Helen Wewiora, Artist and Manchester resident Rachael Goodyear, Co-Director of International 3 Paulette Terry Brien, Photographer and Manchester resident Andrew Brooks, and MAN Diesel’s Legal Counsel and Northern Art Collector Louise Durose have, I’m sure, had a…