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…

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BeesBlogs Talks To Sara Riccardi – Founder of Art Across

Sara Riccardi
9th January 2018

BeesBlogs talks to Sara Riccardi of Art Across     BeesBlogs spoke to Sara Riccardi the face behind Art Across a project aiming to bring open discussion about modern art and its evolution from art history. Born in Rome, Sara Riccardi, arrived in Manchester via Bath having completed her BA and MA in the History of Art at “La Sapienza” University of Rome. Living among some of the worlds great…

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Artzu Gallery – Light | Touch Exhibition

Artzu
6th November 2017

  Artzu – Light | Touch 8th-23rd November   Artzu, one of Manchester’s most established independent galleries, has announced its latest exhibition which promises to be a riot of light and colour as we enter the darkness of the winter nights. North West artists Stephen Farley and Tony Spink, are well established in their own right and have joined  to produce this exhibition of their work.   Stephen Farley’s themes…

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Art2c in Manchester – November Snippets

November Snippets
31st October 2017

November Snippets – Art2c in Manchester this month Now that the Manchester Contemporary and Buy Art Fair are over what can Manchester art lovers see in November? Hetain Patel  Raqs Media Collective | HOME | Air Gallery | The Old Courts | Saul Hay Gallery | Bury Art Museum  Hetain Patel – ‘Don’t Look at the Finger’ at Manchester Art Gallery   The current must see for me is part…

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Andrew Brooks – BeesBlogs Talks to Manchester’s Award Winning Photographer

Andrew Brooks
5th October 2017

Andrew Brooks – BeesBlogs Talks to Manchester’s Award Winning Photographer Andrew Brooks is an acclaimed North West photographer, artist, and filmmaker and winner of the GM Arts Prize 2016. Originally from Cambridgeshire, Andrew came to Manchester more than 20 years ago, via Stockport College where he studied Documentary Photography. His photography, taking inspiration from the likes of JMW Turner and the Romantic era, produces works of immense depth engineered  with…

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Snippets – Our New What’s On Round-up

Art Snippets
21st September 2017

Snippets – A new thread which allows more of What’s On than in a full blog review. Hope you like it!   This edition of Snippets has: Holly Rowan Hesson | Helena Denholm | Mike Chavez-Dawson | Castlefield Gallery | Neo:Artists | Paula Fenwick Lucas | Air Gallery | Hidden Altrincham | Holly Rowan Hesson Based in Manchester and Yorkshire  Holly Rowan Hesson has a new site specific installation exploring,…

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Hidden Altrincham 2017 Festival & Paola Bazz at Con Club

snippets
12th September 2017

  Hidden Altrincham Festival 2017  Various Venues 14th – 24th September   Hidden Altrincham was something I hadn’t heard of until recently. With 50 artists and 30 venues across the town it’s no small undertaking. Hidden Altrincham is the town’s summer art festival and will have daily events and live experiences. Shining a spotlight on Altrincham’s culture, heritage, architecture, independent shops, cafes and restaurants, imaginative residents and exciting businesses, the…

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Manchester Histories and Peoples History Musuem Get Peterloo 2019 Project Funding

Peterloo
17th August 2017

 The Peterloo 2019 Project On 16th August 2015 I saw actor Maxine Peake read Percy Bysshe Shelley’s ‘Mask of Anarchy’ at Manchesters’s Albert Hall which was then going through a refurbishment programme. The fact that there was a certain amount of disarray, due to building works, only added to the atmospheric staging of Shelly’s poem which was done by Peake in a candlelit stage setting. The memory of that Peterloo…

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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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Material | Matters – Saul Hay Gallery – Castlefield

Material Matters
14th August 2017

  Material | Matters – Saul Hay Gallery Material | Matters, is Saul Hay’s latest exhibition and with nine exhibiting artists there’s a lot to see. The quality of the artists work means that having so much to see is a real bonus.  Material | Matters explores the physicality of the artists’ chosen medium, considering our sense of history and the mystical connections we feel to our landscape. A particular…

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