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...

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...

Hidden Gems Feature: A Messy Space for Ceramic Artists

Chris Turrell-Watts had been working at Southport College as a ceramics technician for about 9 years when the college decided to close the ceramics department.

Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Angelo Madonna and Sylvia Battista

Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Angelo Madonna and Sylvia Battista Interview by Joanie Magill, Independents Biennial Writer-in-Residence On 11 August, Sylvia Battista performed Persephone, a spoken...

Artist of the Week: Tony Bishop

I am a fine artist who uses all types of drawing  and painting techniques, but what I find most satisfying is using mixed medium;...

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...
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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.

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...

Liverpool Art Prize 2014: Brigitte Jurack

With less than 3 weeks to go until the Liverpol Art Prize is announced, Art in Liverpool caught up with shortlisted artist Brigitte Jurack...
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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: Holly Rowan Hesson at Pyramid Arts Centre

Words & Interview, Eli Regan Interview with Holly Rowan Hesson whose installation ECHO is showing at Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington (29 September 2017 to 27...

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: Emma Ashley

Instantly intrigued by a sculptor working solely with cement, Art in Liverpool caught up with Liverpool Hope University student Emma Ashley to talk about her...

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: 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...

Featured Artist: Craig Easton

Craig Easton: I’m especially delighted when it is photographs in my own community that get recognised.

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: 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”

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: 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...

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: Bel Shaw

This week's artist won the People's Choice Award in Wirral Festival of First's photography competition 'Reflect'.  How does it feel to be voted the People's choice...

Featured Artist: Emma Smith, Euphonia

Featured Artist: Emma Smith: Euphonia at Bluecoat, 27th April – 24th June 2018 Bluecoat has long been a gallery which has paved the way for more...

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: Cherie Grist

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Cherie Grist will be appearing as one of the visual artists when Threshold V opens its exhibition doors in a few...

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.

Liverpool Book Art Fair: Anna Yevtukh-Squire

Anna Yevtukh-Squire 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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

Artist of the Week: Radar Communication (AKA Mark Chapman)

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor For this week's feature, we caught up with Radar Communication, AKA artist Mark Chapman, one of the first visual artists...

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...

Featured Artist: Richie Moment – LightNight 2019 commission

Featured Artist: Richie Moment interview ahead of his 2019 LightNight commission at St George’s Hall Ahead of this year’s LightNight, we’re trying to get to grips...

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...

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.

Building new futures: Liverpool Biennial artist Mae-ling Lokko

Building new futures: On Liverpool Biennial artist Mae-ling Lokko, and her pursuit of an answer to a global question Mae-ling Lokko, one of the headline...

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...

Hidden Gems Feature: Enter Through the Newsagents

We have ink being inscribed to configure the complexities of human emotion. We have portraiture which reflects the thoughts and emotions behind the physical shell of the human form.

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...