Art in Manchester – GM Arts Prize 2018 – Shortlist

GM Arts Prize 2018
27th April 2018

GM Arts Prize 2018 – Manchester’s Premiere Contemporary Arts Prize   Suzanne Moxhay   GM Arts Prize 2018 Shortlist The standard of entry for this years GM Arts Prize is again truly inspiring in its breadth of subject and standard of presentation . The judging panel consisting of Castlefield Gallery Director Helen Wewiora,  Artist, and 2017 GM Arts Prize winner Helen Davis, MAN Diesel’s Legal Counsel and Northern Art Collector Louise Durose…

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Art in Manchester – INTERFACE at Neo:Studios & 2018 GM Arts Prize

Art in Manchester
25th March 2018

 Art in Manchester: Contemporary Art & Contemporary Arts Prize!   This week in Art in Manchester we have an interesting offer from Neo:Studios  which they describe as: ‘a pioneering exhibition of contemporary art, which explores the impact of technology on our daily physical and social environment and on visual culture in general.’  There’s also the fantastic news that the 2018 GM Arts Prize has launched. Submissions are now being sought…

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Zellij Arts – Comtemporary Art on Manchester’s Famous Curry Mile

Zellij Arts
31st January 2018

Zellij Arts – Contemporary Art on Manchester’s Famous Curry Mile ZELLIJ ARTS may not be a name familiar to BeesBlogs readers, but its a name I think we will hear a lot more of in 2018. Zellij Arts is an artist led project founded in 2016 by artist and curator Elizabeth Kwant. (You will have seen Kwant’s work at the GM Arts Prize 2017 Exhibition and ‘In Nothing Flat’ ,…

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Air Gallery Open 2017 – Altrincham’s Latest Art Space

Air Gallery
15th August 2017

Air Gallery Open 2017 Exhibition Established to promote emerging and early career artists Air Gallery’s annual OPEN Exhibition 2017 commenced on 10th August. It was my first visit and it was a real pleasure to see so many people attending and supporting this new art space. Billed as an eclectic and diverse collection of artwork from around the globe, I think it achieved its aim.   With 40+ exhibitors, some…

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Artist Helen Davies Wins GM Arts Prize 2017

Art in Manchester
12th May 2017

Artist Helen Davies wins GM Arts Prize 2017 The winner of this years GM Arts Prize is Manchester artist Helen Davies for her work entitled ‘Delicate Details 2017’     Winning Entry Helen Davies- ‘Delicate Details‘ With such a display of great contemporary art from so many talented artists choosing a winner and three runners-up was always going to be difficult. The judging panel of last years winner Adam Brooks, Castlefield Gallery’s Director Helen…

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Duchamp’s Ring 2013 -2017′ by Mike Chavez-Dawson at MAG

Duchamp's Ring 2013-2017
9th May 2017

‘Duchamp’s Ring 2013-2017’ by Mike Chavez-Dawson at Manchester Art Gallery I had the good fortune, thanks to my Twitter account @beesarthaus, to contact artist and curator Mike Chavez-Dawson. The result of our Twitter exchange, an invite from Manchester’s Rogue Artists Studio’s, Chavez-Dawson to see the run through for the performance and a new song ‘Buddha of the Bathroom’ at Manchester Art Gallery.(the song is also the title of the famous article written in the…

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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…

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My Pick of Manchester’s Contemporary Art to See in March

9th March 2017

Manchester’s Contemporary Art to See – March Manchester’s Contemporary Art scene is absolutely buzzing with good things to see in March so I decided to give an overview of exhibitions, on, or coming this month which I think you will find really interesting. I’ve also included information on the  GM Arts Prize.  for contemporary artists in the 10 Greater Manchester local authorities. I’m sure there are some I’ve not mentioned and if you…

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