BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – One

Art2c in Manchester
6th March 2018

BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – One March heralds in Spring and some great new art2c in Manchester this month. Rather than put together a What’s On of great length, I’ve decided to break it down in weekly bite-size pieces. More next week!! As part of International Women’s Day and Manchester’s Wonder Women Festival, Castlefield Gallery have brought together Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce in their latest exhibition previewing…


BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester this February Part Two

6th February 2018

Following on from the last  BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester Part One here are more exhibitions of great Art2c in Manchester: Update from my last BeesBlogs blog: Three of the exhibitions mentioned have now opened. Zellij Arts, Elizabeth Kwant’s  latest venture based in the Alexandria Library on Wilmslow Road has had a successful launch of work by Lesley Halliwell entitled ‘Tilted Plane‘. Saul Hay launched ‘Looking Forward’ their first exhibition of…


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’ ,…


Nicola Dale ‘The Things That Look Back’ The Portico Library

Nicola Dale
5th January 2018

  Nicola Dale at The Portico Library 11th Jan – 10th Feb 2018 The Portico Library is one of Manchester’s most iconic buildings. Opened in 1806 as a Library and Newsroom and inspired by a visit to The Athenaeum Liverpool some 10 years earlier by surgeon Michael Ward and his friend Robert Robinson, Thomas Harrison’s classical revival design has stood the test of time. Although The Portico has hosted art…


Bee in the City Launch and Art2c in Manchester this December

4th December 2017

In Art2c in December we have: Bee in the City Launch | Peter Hodgson retrospective at Castlefield Gallery. | Mike Chavez-Dawson in Conversation with Sara Riccardi at Saul Hay Gallery | John Stezaker at The Whitworth | Winter Exhibition at Contemporary Six | Hidden Treasure at The Portico Library |    Bee in the City 2018 – Manchester will be Buzzin next Summer   Manchester officially launched the Bee in…


OA Studios – New Artist Led Space joins Greater Manchester’s Vibrant Art Scene

OA Studios
28th November 2017

OA Studios. A Welcome Addition to Greater Manchester’s Vibrant Art Scene     Hot on the heels of the Paradise Works launch comes OA Studios. I visited the King Street, Salford based Studios new artist led space, complete with its own exhibition gallery, the morning after the night before’s launch party. …..which I think was a great success!   A 5 minutes walk from Victoria Station and just off Blackfriars…


Artzu Gallery – Light | Touch Exhibition

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…


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…


Paradise Works & The Manchester Contemporary 2017- Manchester’s Great Weekend of Art

Manchester Contemporary
23rd October 2017

Manchester Contemporary & Paradise Works Opening – Manchester’s Great Weekend of Art   It’s going to be a great weekend for art lovers and artists alike this weekend as Manchester Contemporary 2017, now in its tenth edition, and the only UK invitational art fair for critically engaged contemporary art outside London comes to Manchester Central and Artists Hilary Jack and Lucy Harvey, with the support of Tom Bloxham’s  Urban Splash…


Saul Hay Anniversary Exhibition – BeesBlogs Interviews Co-Directors Catherine & Ian Hay

Saul Hay
13th October 2017

Saul Hay – First Anniversary Exhibition – BeesBlogs talks to Co-Directors Catherine & Ian Hay   Saul Hay Fine Art opened in October 2016. Born of love for contemporary art and a passion to realise a long-held dream, Catherine and Ian Hay have put their dream, and their money to the ultimate test. They’ve certainly made a mark on Manchester’s art scene. They have a stand at The Manchester Contemporary …