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.

Featured Artist: Marilyn Tippet, book artist

Featured Artist: Marilyn Tippet In 2015 there was an email circulated between local artists, asking us to head to a meeting at Liverpool Central Library...

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: Through Our Eyes Films

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Local filmmakers Through Our Eyes have been crowdfunding in preparation for their very first feature film, and raised the money...

Hidden Gems Feature: Liverpool’s Staple Bound Gallery: The Drawing Paper

An image might be worth a thousand words, but words tend to be more legible, so it’s a necessary exercise to try and switch their context around once in a while.

Artist of the Week: Curator Laura Mansfield

I am an independent curator and writer living in Manchester. I often work closely with other artists in the development of both publication and...

Artist of the Week: John Davies

To celebrate the release of a book to accompany the exhibition Turning Green to Brown, Art in Liverpool caught up with John Davies to learn...
'Elite Controller 1.0' - TPA show 2015. Joe Cotgrave

Featured Artist: Joe Cotgrave

Our featured artist’s been a busy one recently, not only finding new ways to engage with a new city, having made the journey home from Leeds to re-join the arts in Liverpool, he’s created a multi-region collaborative group, developed work with The Royal Standard and embarked on a Master’s Degree.

October 2016 Film Round Up

October 2016 film round up Words, Ilona Walker After a flurry of film screenings as part of Scalarama last month it's back to the regular schedule...

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: Phill McKenna

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor We talked to artist Phill McKenna about art degrees, Twitter as an online gallery resource and Liverpool Biennial 2014. How would...

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...

Hidden Gems Feature: What’s Up Dock?

In November 2015 the Kazimier decided to put on their own event in the space, named the Invisible Wind Factory, and since then eyes have been turning towards the North Docks.

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: 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: Liverpool Sound City Team

Ahead of the UK's biggest urban festival here in Liverpool, (yes, that's right!) this weekend, we caught up with Sally Nulty, the Wider Arts...

Hidden Gems Feature: Not Such a Small View Gallery

Tucked away on Hanover Street, nestling in Liverpool’s city centre we have Gostins shopping arcade. In this we have a mishmash of independent traders

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...

Artist of the Week: LoveArtuk

Art in Liverpool has been following the work of Jay Wheeler, aka Love Artuk, for a while, and thought it was time that Liverpool heard his...
Agios Gordios - Greece by Shaun Smyth

Featured Artist: Shaun Smyth

Shaun’s distinct style embodies the North: large, lively pieces capturing both the countryside and the city; the beautiful and the industrial. He creates landscapes that are boldly chaotic, yet equally studied.

Feature: Coming Home, working on Liverpool

I met with two of the most influential members of those projects last week, to talk about their new collaboration, Coming Home.

Liverpool Book Art Fair: Marilyn Tippett

Marilyn Tippett (North West Book Artists) 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: Mike Rickett

Mike Rickett has been a student of fine art for eight years, first achieving a Foundation Degree in Fine Art, then a BA (Hons)...

Artist of the Week: REX

As some of you may know already, a new independent space selling the wares of local artists has just popped up in the city centre. We...

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.

Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Stephanie Carr

Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Stephanie Carr Interview by Joanie Magill, Independents Biennial Writer-in-Residence  Stephanie Carr’s exhibition, on the top floor of George Henry Lees former...

Artist of the Week: Simon Mack

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Simon Mack is a conceptual artist, working mostly with video, photography and installation.  How long have you been an exhibiting artist...

Artist of the Week: Dave Dodd / Inprint Festival

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Inprint Festival comes to Camp and Furnace tomorrow, and we can't wait to see the work of some amazing print...

Hidden Gems Feature: Spaces of The Liver Sketching Club Since 1872

The Liver Sketching Club was founded on 11 May 1872. The passage of time may have dulled our appreciation of just how long ago this was

Artist of the Week: Laura Lomax

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor With just 2 weeks to go until Threshold V, we caught up with artist Laura Lomax to find out more...

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...
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.

Interview: Bryan Biggs, on Bluecoat’s 300th anniversary

Bryan Biggs, on Bluecoat’s 300th anniversary Interview, Patrick Kirk-Smith Ahead of Bluecoat’s 300th anniversary year in 2017 we met with Bryan Biggs, Artistic Director of Bluecoat...

Liverpool Book Art Fair: Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams (SCI Artists) 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...

Artist of the Week: Robyn Woolston

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Liverpool Art Prize winner Robyn Woolston will be taking part in Threshold 2014, displaying her incredible installations around the Baltic...

Artist of the Week: Radical Film Festival Special!

Liverpool's third edition of the Radical Film Festival returns this weekend with a packed programme of screenings, open discussions and for the first time...

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.

Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Faith Bebbington

Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Faith Bebbington Interview by Joanie Magill, Independents Biennial Writer-in-Residence “I want my work to be outside on the street.” Faith Bebbington’s large...

Artist of the Week: Patrick M Higgins

Patrick M Higgins is a well-established and respected photographer based here in the North West and recently won second place in the Wirral Festival...

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...