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.

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: 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...

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: 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...

Liverpool Art Prize 2014: Jason Thompson

Editor Sinead Nunes talks to Liverpool Art Prize nominee Jason Thompson ahead of the exhibition opening on 9 May. This year the prize returns...

Art Students on Film, John Beck and Matthew Cornford

Art Students on Film by John Beck and Matthew Cornford You can blame the war for art students. At least, in typically flamboyant form, this is...

Featured Artists: Eimear Kavanagh & Eilis Ní Fhaoláin

I’ve had to battle with my perfectionist ways and that was the hardest part but the part in which I have been best able to grow.

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 of the Week: Carne Griffiths

Originally from Liverpool, Carne Griffiths is currently celebrating his role as headline artist for the ibis Sleep Art Exhibition at Gallery Different in London. Art in...

Liverpool Book Art Fair: Linda Parr

Linda Parr 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...

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: 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: 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...

Featured Artist: Craig Easton

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

Feature: Ken’s show, in Ken’s words

Ken’s show, in Ken’s words Tate Liverpool are celebrating turning 30 with an exhibition by their longest serving member of staff, Ken Simon’s. The exhibition...

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...
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 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...

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: 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: 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...

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....
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."

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.

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: 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...
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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
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.

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...

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...

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: 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...

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: 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

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...

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...

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: 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...
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."