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Carol Emmas

Carol Emmas
I have had over 10 years journalism experience having spent time as a news journalist and five years as a wine journalist/taste editor/restaurant reviewer for Harpers Wine & Spirit in the South East. My current position is editor of over 400 encyclopaedic/information-based websites. I have always had an interest in the arts through writing and exhibiting. In my spare time, I am a photographic artist, plus a member of Oxton Artists and I sit on the committee of Wirral Open Studios.

Review: Eimear Kavanagh’s experimental workshops at Bluecoat

Did it conquer my fear? It certainly loosened me up enough to lose some of the irrational artistic control I’ve developed

Review: Expressive Art on The Mersey, Claire McCarthy

Expressive Art on The Mersey, Claire McCarthy Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, 22nd April - 21st May 2017 Words, Carol Emmas In today’s commercial art scene there are not many...
Victorian Treasures, Walker Art Gallery 2017. © Dave Jones

Review: Victorian Treasures at Walker Art Gallery

Victorian Treasures Walker Art Gallery, 27th January - 7th May 2017 Words, Carol Emmas Hot on the heels of the Waker Art Gallery’s recent exhibition., Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion,...

Review: Jerwood Photoworks Awards

Jerwood Photoworks Awards, Review Open Eye Gallery, 28 October – 18 December 2016 Words, Carol Emmas It was a busy evening across Liverpool with a few simultaneous...

Review: Contemporary Construction at Bluecoat Display Centre

Bringing an essence of architectural design into our interiors are the Bluecoat Display Centre’s latest exhibitors

Review: AEROSOL at dot-art

There’s a crack in everything and that’s how the light gets in, and so it was on a rainy July day that I visited the Dot Art Gallery to be greeted by a splash of sunlight in the form of AEROSOL

Review: It’s All About Me, Darling, Nick Hugh McCann at The...

In keeping with the gallery’s grandiose style is the exhibition “IT’S ALL ABOUT ME, DARLING” by local-boy-done-good, Nick Hugh McCann, who, growing up in Birkenhead, recalls being taken to the Williamson

Featured Artist: Nick Hugh McCann

Describing the North West as an ‘emotional magnet’, Birkenhead-born Nick Hugh McCann may have left Wirral as a boy but his connections have continued to grow.

Review: Summer Arts Market at St George’s Hall

People will always justify a reason not to; ‘perhaps next time’ or ‘when I have a bit more money’. So, in these times of economic austerity, it’s all power to any artist to create their work and actually move people to put their hands in their pockets and buy.
Naomi Munou, Jo Sweeting and Pauline Hughes

Review: #Threeform at Editions

Pauline Hughes, Jo Sweeting, and Naomi Munuo, began following each other on Twitter because they not only liked each other's work but recognised similarities in form and style.
Picasso Linocuts

Review: Picasso Linocuts from the British Museum at Lady Lever Gallery

The linocuts currently showing at the Lady Lever Art Gallery are a testament not only to Picasso's never-ending talent but also to the fact he was firing work out well into his 80s and beyond.
L for Leather

Review: L for Leather at Bluecoat Display Centre

Leather is all around us; our shoes, sofas and jackets are all constructed from it, but we often overlook it because of the too familiar form it generally takes. This is leather - not as we know it.

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