Featured Artists: Simon Woolham & Jennifer Reid

Has’t tha been busy? A’m walkin’ canal. From Leeds t’ Liverpool, Cans’t tha’ m-ek it? Tha’ must be mad. A’d rather eat gruel.

Artist of the Week: Danny Ryder

Following his pop up light installation experience on Duke Street at the beginning of May, Art in Liverpool decided it was high time to...

Feature: “Photie-Man” How Tom Wood made a name for himself

“Photie-Man” How Tom Wood made a name for himself There’s something about the Wirral peninsula that must burrow deep inside the minds of artists who live...

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...

Rutherford Chang: Why I Buy White Albums

Word by Sinead Nunes, Editor By now, I think half of Liverpool must have been to or at least heard about the infamous pop-up exhibition-cum-record...

Featured Artist: Andrew Marr: Strokes of Colour at Corke Art Gallery

Andrew Marr: Strokes of Colour at Corke Art Gallery: Andrew Marr’s first public exhibition, tells two stories, one intentional, one not.

Artist of the Week: Louisa Newton

As a young child, whenever someone asked me what I wanted to be when I was older, I’d have two answers; either a beekeeper...

Artist of the Week: Colette Lilley

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Our Artist of the Week has many feathers to her bow: a practicing artist, Colette also co-directs a city centre...

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...

Liverpool Book Art Fair: Julie Dodd

Julie Dodd Ahead of this weekend’s Liverpool Book Art Fair at Liverpool Central Library we’re bringing you a series of to-the-point interviews with some of...

Artist of the Week: Mariadiamantes

Words by Sinéad Nunes, Features Editor This weekend sees the homeland leg of the second edition of Liv-Bcn Festival take place in the city centre....
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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.

Hidden Gems Feature: A Bit Past The Blackstuff

The Bridewell temporarily harbored fictional Marxists and bore a series of national insults to the benefits system through Boys from the Blackstuff, but that is only a small part of its history.

Artist of the Week: Tomo

An elusive artist on the Liverpool scene, we caught up with Tomo to find out more about the man behind the street art, locksmithing and...
Strange Attractors by Naive John

Featured Artist: Naive John

Naive John and his latest work - Strange Attractors. "If you could see the fineness with which the lines are created, and the science which helps decide the colouring in person, you would understand the level of skill here."

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: David Colbran – Street Protest Photographer

Street protest photography I am David Colbran a freelance photographer based here in Liverpool. I mainly undertake commercial work, events, PR, conferences, press calls etc...

Hidden Gems Feature: Gateway to the Public: Liverpool’s Commercial Galleries

While the great comedian W.C. Fields is quoted to have said, “Never work with children or animals”, it is safe to say even the most discerning of artists would probably add themselves onto that list.
John Walter and his Pug Virus at Walker Art Gallery c. National Museums Liverpool

Featured Artist: John Walter

Pug Virus is probably Liverpool’s most outward public display for Homotopia, and we’ve been lucky enough to pick the brain of the artist behind it, John Walter – however lacking REM sleep he might have been at the time.

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 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...

Featured Artist: Brendan Lyons

Featured Artist: Brendan Lyons Interview by Ian Fallace Pictures by Fiona Filby Brendan Lyons is a painter who has exhibited for many years producing stand alone and...

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...

Featured Artist: Peter Davis

Featured Artist: Peter Davis Zeitgeist is open until 28th April, at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery Interview, Patrick Kirk-Smith A few weeks ago I had the pleasure...

Artist of the Week: Charles Gershkovich – Artist in Residence at Metal

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor   Artist collective Charles Gershkovich recently scored a residency at Metal, at Edge Hill Station and we caught up with member...

Hidden Gems Feature: Translating the Street with Alternator

International artists have been invited to translate the stories of the street, build bridges and make visible the hitherto hidden.

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”

OUTPUT Gallery: Liverpool’s latest, loyalest, addition to the gallery scene

OUTPUT Gallery: Liverpool’s latest, loyalest, addition to the gallery scene Gabrielle De La Puente on her grand plans for a space built by and for...

Artist of the Week: Joe Rampley

Words by Sinéad Nunes, Features Editor Our Artist of the Week is recent LJMU graduate Joe Rampley, whose work has already been featured as part...

Artist of the Week: Ant Hamlyn

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Ant Hamlyn has just finished his Fine Art degree at Liverpool Hope University and landed the first ever Hope-sponsored student...

Liverpool Book Art Fair: Kate Bernstein

Kate Bernstein Ahead of this weekend’s Liverpool Book Art Fair at Liverpool Central Library we’re bringing you a series of to-the-point interviews with some of...

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...

Featured Artist: Ali Barker, Four Dimensional Colour

Featured Artist: Ali Barker, Four Dimensional Colour dot-art, 10th-24th September 2016 Ali Barker’s synaesthesia hasn’t always been with her. What has though, is her music, and...

Artist of the Week: Andrew Morrison

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Ahead of the Artist Book Fair taking place this Saturday at Liverpool Central Library, we caught up with book artist...
Old News - Light at the End of the Tunnels by Leon Jakeman

Featured Artist: Leon Jakeman

Leon Jakeman is an artist dedicated to using his own experience to improve the lives of others through interactive, unifying, creative experience. He has been curating exhibitions at The Brink, one of Liverpool’s most exciting dry bars, since it opened in 2011 and won awards to mark those contributions.

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...
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Featured Artist: Marvin Gaye Chetwynd for Liverpool Biennial 2016

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd has created a new work with and for children. Inspired by Betty Boop - ‘A Song a Day’ (1936) and Bertolt Brecht’s ‘The Threepenny Opera’ (1928), the film has been developed collaboratively with 78 young people from across Liverpool

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...

Liverpool Book Art Fair: Mike Clements

Mike Clements (Marches Book Art Group)  Ahead of this weekend's Liverpool Book Art Fair at Liverpool Central Library we're bringing you a series of to-the-point...

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...