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 …

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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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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…

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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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New North & South- Major Exhibitions Programme Across Manchester Gallery’s

New North & South
7th September 2017

New North & South Major Exhibition New – 29th Sept – Various Dates   Showing across  – The Whitworth | Manchester Musuem | Manchester Musuem of Science & Industry | Manchester Art Gallery | HOME |   Manchester is in for a veritable feast of Art, Music, Film and Performance with  this multi site programme marking the 70th anniversary of partition and the creation of India, Pakistan and later Bangladesh. For…

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Art2c in Manchester this September

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…

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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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The Making of a Festival – Elisa Artesero on Manifest Arts Festival 2017

Elisa Artesero
7th August 2017

Manifest Arts Festival 2017   Manifest Arts Festival returned this year, for its second outing. This year also saw a step change in the festival with more artists and venues across Greater Manchester. An artist led festival, with its aim of promoting North West artists, Manifest programmed its 5 days to run along-side the multi-million pound Manchester International Festival. With 33+ venues and 250 artists  putting on this festival was bound to be a challenge…

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