The power of print; Heart of Glass and Kate Hodgson in conversation

The power of print Heart of Glass and Kate Hodgson in conversation, on their Independents Biennial collaboration Liverpool/St Helens-based artist Kate Hodgson believes in the power...

Artist of the Week: Graham Smillie

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Local music photographer Graham Smillie will be taking part in Threshold 2014, displaying his work at Arena Gallery. Art in...

Artists of the Week: The Critter Shed

If you love original artwork from local illustrators, you've probably heard of this soon-to-be-one-year-old design collective. Art in Liverpool have been charting their journey...
Catherine Harrison - Infinity Emblem (Detail)

Featured Artist: Catherine Harrison

"I have always been interested in decay and using the rust as a material, to print, draw or paint with. Rust is like a disease that eventually disintegrates the object, and using it as a tool – this somehow creates a lasting memory of it."

Featured Artist: Marcus Dyer and Pilar Cortés for Threshold Festival

Marcus Dyer and Pilar Cortés Interview, Patrick Kirk-Smith Threshold Festival 2017 promises its usual explosion of art and music this weekend with its overwhelming events programme...

Artist of the Week: David Lloyd

I am a traveller, skateboarder and artist from Thornton, Liverpool. I was born in 1975 and my main interests growing up were playing football...

Artist of the Week: DesignerPig (aka Irene Acker)

Designerpig's latest exhibition has just closed at Arts Hub 47 on Lark Lane. We caught up with the artist to find out how it...

Hidden Gems Feature: Help! I’m in an Art Gallery!

Have you ever found yourself in a gallery, at an exhibition or just wherever art is and thought, “I don’t get it”

Featured Artist: Jake Summerton, photographing The Las

Featured Artist: Jake Summerton, Photographer ‘The La’s 1987’ – Rarities Album Release & Liverpool Exhibition runs: 15th September – 7th October 2017 The Florrie, 377 Mill St, Liverpool L8 4RF -- Words,...

Artist of the Week: Mixed Media Artist Eimear Kavanagh

Eimear Kavanagh, along with art group Re-View Textile will exhibit as part of the Independents Liverpool Biennial this summer. Art in Liverpool chatted with...

Artist of the Week: Niamh O’Malley

Words by Sinéad Nunes, Features Editor Niamh O'Malley's solo exhibition Glasshouse opens at Bluecoat from 10 October. We caught up with the artist to find...
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Featured Artist: Donal Moloney

Donal Moloney has work at A Small View, in Gostins Arcade until Saturday 1st October. His work is also on display as part of the John Moores Painting Prize

Interview: Martin O’Brien, on Until the Last Breath is Breathed

Interview: Martin O’Brien, on Until the Last Breath is Breathed and making work about living with cystic fibrosis Interview by Joanie Magill Martin O’Brien is a live artist...

Artist of the Week: Nathan Pendlebury

Born in Chester in 1973, Nathan grew up in various places around the North West of England including Salford and Warrington. He went to Culcheth...

Artist of the Week: Steve Deer

Wirral Festival of Firsts photography competition winner Steve Deer took some time out to talk to Art in Liverpool about 'Mr Diggle'. How does it...
Jim Sharp and Andrew Small

Featured Artists: Andrew Small and Jim Sharp

For this project, focusing on neurological pathways and kaleidoscopic imagery, the lenticular couldn’t be more perfect, grabbing the attention of every hospital visitor who walks past them, and redefining the role of that particular waiting room.

Featured Artist: John Elcock for Threshold Festival

John Elcock Interview, Patrick Kirk-Smith Threshold Festival 2017 is raring up to take over the Baltic Triangle again this weekend. It’s hard to believe it’s been...

Liverpool Art Prize 2014: Tabitha Jussa

Tabitha Jussa is the third and final nominee for this year's Liverpool Art Prize to be featured as our Artist of the Week. Art...

Artists of the Week: Art House Liverpool

Back in November, a group of artists got together to put on an art fair at the former Royal Seaman's Orphanage in Newsham Park,...

Hidden Gems Feature: Think Small

“We keep the price as low as possible. And that means we can take risks.”

FEATURE: Capstan’s Bazaar

Last Sunday was the third Capstan's Bazaar at the new Baltic Market. Independent Liverpool have naturally been behind everything and help get the whole...

Artist of the Week: Peter Drought

I remember clearly my first camera. It was nothing spectacular, just a small Halina, with a funny film advance dial that you had to...

Featured Artist: Gabriella Warren-Smith

Gabriella Warren-Smith’s Lines is open at Constellations until the 28 December 2015, and we’ve got an interview to help break down some of the work. Her drawings are clean responses to clever ideas and Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle is an exciting contemporary place to situate such a current body of work.

Featured Artist: Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey & The Serving Library

Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey & The Serving Library Interview, Patrick Kirk-Smith Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey, co-founder of Dot Dot Dot, Dexter Sinister and The Serving Library moved to Liverpool and...

Artist of the Week: HIVE Collective

Art in Liverpool met with HIVE to talk about their involvement in syn-dro.me, an exciting new local arts project. Who or what is syn-dro.me? Syndrome is a...

Artist of the Week: Jade Long

Jade Long is an artist and photographer who has recently relocated to Liverpool and is excited to get involved in the local art scene...
Liverpool Biennial, Arriva Space Bus

Featured Artists: Hato for Liverpool Biennial

A group of inspiring Year 7 students from Childwall Sports and Science Academy, bring us a new experiment in coded linguistics. The team have developed a code which will be displayed on the side of Liverpool’s route 79 bus for the next three years.

Featured Artist: Nina Edge, Nothing Welsh Streets

Nina Edge sheds a little light on what made Bluecoat so important to her, and explains how it enables potential.

Artist of the Week: Wendy Williams

I have been working with paper for a few years now, finding the medium useful for several reasons. It is easy to carry, manipulate, its...

Artist of the Week: Threshold V Curators

words by Sinead Nunes, Editor With Threshold V just around the corner, and more visual artists being added to the programme every day, we thought...

Hidden Gems Feature: The Ins And Outs of Arena Studios

Arena is still home to 22 artists, illustrators and designers at varying stages in their careers and with bucketsful of talent just like in the old Arena.

Featured Artist: idle women

Featured Artist: idle women the idle women institute, St Helens Heart of Glass, St Helens’ status quo busting culture commissioner, brings yet another year of perception...

Artist of the Week: Martina Vermorel – Horse Woman, The Walks

My name is Martina Vermorel and I am an artist and writer. I studied Art & Performance with Textual Practices at Dartington College of...
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Featured Artist: Andrew Bick

Conversations at the Cornerstone Gallery is a walk-in essay as much as an exhibition, repeatedly referencing art historical giants and artists close to Andrew Bick himself, even taking the time to engage students of Hope University’s Fine Art students with interventions in his grid structures.

Feature: ‘Relics’ an independent exhibition at Tate.

‘Relics' an independent exhibition at Tate. Words, Deborah Laing Interview with Wendy Williams This years Liverpool Biennial chose Ancient Greece as a self-contained narrative encompassing contemporary artists....

Artist Blog: Ben Youdan

Ben has been making collage all of his life. From the moment his mother provided him with an out of date Kays catalogue, some...

Artist of the Week: Robert Flynn

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor The next in the line-up to be announced for Threshold V is artist Robert Flynn, whose geometric sculptural forms seem to...
Koki Tanaka

Featured Artist: Koki Tanaka

“It’s not really about me, it’s about how we can organise things” – Koki Tanaka, on his approach to Liverpool Biennial 2016 Art in Liverpool are incredibly excited to bring you this interview with Biennial Artist, Koki Tanaka.

Featured Artist: Christopher Kline: O.K. The Musical at Tate Liverpool

Featured Artist: Christopher Kline: O.K. The Musical at Tate Liverpool throughout April, with performances on 29th & 30th April Interview, Patrick Kirk-Smith Christopher Kline, whose musical has...

Artist Blog #1: Andy Green

The Eyes Have It! I’ve just exhibited my work alongside other artists for the first time in the Facing The City exhibition at The Art...