Liverpool Artists Mark 150th Anniversary of Jacksonʼs
Eight contemporary artists in Liverpool will be exhibiting their work in one of the UKʼs
oldest art shops this summer, marking its 150th anniversary.
From 9 July to 16 October 2016 the featured artists will exhibit their work in the window of R Jackson and Sons Ltd, Slater Street in Liverpool city centre.
Entitled One Fifty Gallery, the pop-up exhibition will be the smallest venue of the Biennial
Fringe. It will open for the fourteen weeks of Liverpool Biennial 2016, the UKʼs largest
contemporary art festival.
Founded in 1866, Jacksonʼs continues to trade in Slater Street close to the original premises founded by Robert P Jackson five generations earlier. Famous customers have included the
painters Augustus John and Stuart Sutcliffe.
The eight visual artists in One Fifty Gallery all live and work in Liverpool and are as follows:
Gabrielle Caul: 9-20 July
Erika Rushton: 21 July-30 August
Patrick OʼRourke: 1-13 August
Lisa Langan: 15-27 August
Mike James: 29 August-10 September
Tony Bishop: 12-24 September
Josh Worrall: 26 September-7 October
John Elcock: 8-15 October
The window display will be visible from the street 24/7. Some work will be available for sale.
Shop opening hours are as follows: Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-1pm (closed Sat in July and August), Sunday – closed. Exhibition dates: 9 July – 16 October 2016.
The event will be co-ordinated and supported by artists within the Liverpool Artistsʼ Network.
For further information visit www.onefifty.org