Featured Artist: Marcus Dyer and Pilar Cortés for Threshold Festival

Marcus Dyer and Pilar Cortés Interview, Patrick Kirk-Smith Threshold Festival 2017 promises its usual explosion of art and music this weekend with its overwhelming events programme...

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: Think Small

“We keep the price as low as possible. And that means we can take risks.”
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.

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.

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.

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.

Art in Liverpool meets FACT Curator Aneta Krzemien

Sinead Nunes, Art in Liverpool Editor, meets curator Aneta Krzemien to talk about FACT's current exhibition Turning FACT Inside Out, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of...
'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.

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...

Artists of the Week: Casey & Niki Carlin, Black Glass Studios

At Black Glass Studios we are a husband and wife team of photographers, Casey and Niki Carlin, but with a difference as will be...
Industrial Mythology - Michael Lacey

Featured Artist: Michael Lacey

Michael Lacey is an artist who has thrown himself back into Liverpool and been welcomed back with pleasure. He is clearly unafraid of trying new things, as an artist working in oils, collage, illustration.

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...

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: 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: 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...

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: 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...

Philip Battle: All My Own Work

Together, Philip Battle and Catherine MacMahon are Urban Canvas; a duo bringing Pavement Art back to life in the UK in an innovative participatory...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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...

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

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...
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.

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...

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.

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: 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...

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: Jazamin Sinclair

Words by Sinéad Nunes, Features Editor Can you introduce yourself and your work? I'm a multidisciplinary artist and musician whose artistic practice is made up of...

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...

Artists of the Week: Art House Liverpool

Back in November, a group of artists got together to put on an art fair at the former Royal Seaman's Orphanage in Newsham Park,...

Artist of the Week: Wendy Williams

I have been working with paper for a few years now, finding the medium useful for several reasons. It is easy to carry, manipulate, its...

Artist of the Week: Jade Long

Jade Long is an artist and photographer who has recently relocated to Liverpool and is excited to get involved in the local art scene...

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...

FEATURE: Capstan’s Bazaar

Last Sunday was the third Capstan's Bazaar at the new Baltic Market. Independent Liverpool have naturally been behind everything and help get the whole...

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...