January 2016 until further notice. Domby Gallery is a new Fine Art Gallery in the North, based in Southport. There are new paintings from Dominic Burkhalter himself and there will be more from local artists to the region.
Tuesday 2 – Sunday 28 February 2016. An exhibition of textile crafts and artefacts inspired by the First World War.
Tuesday 2 February - Tuesday 16 February 2016 Love Exhibition Collective of styles & mediums from our cooperative artists on the theme Valentines Day.
Monday 1 February - Sunday 13 March 2016. Tom Donohue is a Liverpool based artist and illustrator. Best known for his series of Beatles and Liverpool related work. He is currently working on a series of four books by the children's author Marie Darwin.
Monday 1 February - Sunday 3 April 2016. The theme of the exhibition is about comparing the roles between Artists and Curators, does being a curator use the same creative skills it takes to be an Artist. Is an exhibition an Art piece?
Monday 1 February - Saturday 12 March 2016. Planted & Picked explores the riotous tangle of colour that the garden flower brings each season through the medium of applique and stitch.
Saturday 30 January - Tuesday 23 February 2016. The exhibition explores the theme of love and as this is an open exhibition, the theme will be represented in a variety of ways.
Saturday 30 January - Wednesday 23 March 2016. This exhibition is the first of its kind, a real insight into the development and making of an animation film.
Friday 29 January - Saturday 27 February 2016. Clare's subject matter changes from portraiture to landscape to the city and buildings that are full of history. However, her preoccupations as a painter remain constant and are to do with light and colour, texture and surface marks.
Saturday 23 January - Sunday 7 February 2016. ‘Far Out At Sea’ exhibition continues the themes from a previous exhibition, ‘Earth’s Human Shores’, which explored and illustrated themes arising from the upheavals and storms caused by a sudden uprooting from the familiar.
Sunday 24 January - Sunday 7 February 2016. The piercing gaze of homeless people forms the basis for a thought-provoking exhibition throughout various venues in St Helens town centre to coincide with Homeless Sunday (24th January) and Poverty Action Week (25th - 31st January).
Saturday 23 January - Saturday 5 March 2016. This exhibition, co-curated by Claire Norcross, features leading contemporary lighting designers working in a range of media to include ceramic, concrete & leather, woven wicker, paper and glass.
Monday 25 January – Saturday 14 May 2016. Huyton Gallery presents this exciting solo exhibition of work by local artist, Leslie Briggs. Les is a self-taught artist who has lived in Kirkby all his life. As a local artist, this exhibition of work shows a wide range of paintings exploring places and faces that feature in Les’s life.
Saturday 23 January 2016 – Monday 28 March 2016. Artists: Becky Beasley, Rowena Harris, Mary Hurrell, Natalie Finnemore, Hannah James, Mitra Saboury, Marianna Simnett, Marie Toseland. A group exhibition of physical and assertive work that sets out to affect the audience through sensation and emotion.
Saturday 23 January 2016 – Sunday 13 March 2016. Gordon is interested in addressing the exhibition as a ‘theatre in the round’: highlighting shifting perspectives when staging her work. Here she presents the first solo exhibition in Bluecoat’s Performance Space, accompanied by a longer running exhibition in the Vide.
Friday 22 January - Sunday 28 February 2016 (View by appointment). 'Slower Volumes', a solo exhibition by James Parkinson.
Until Friday 26 February 2016. Three artists: David Dipre, Jemma Egan and Choterina Freer regularly originate work using lo tech and found materials or take inspiration from the everyday and commonplace. Highly technical digital processes are also employed as a means of representation.
Friday 22 January - Sunday 7 February 2016. Yeah no I know will be curated by MUESLI, exhibiting works from SEIZE members, aiming to highlight their desire to exist as an organisation that is led by individual artists.
Until Saturday 20 February 2016. Exhibition by 4 artists from Road Studios: Lee Booth, Matt Kilp, Nuever and Ilan Sheady.
Wednesday 20 January 2016 - Sunday 13 March 2016. William Gawin Herdman (1805-1882) was a vigorous opponent of the Pre-Raphaelite tendency in Liverpool’s Academy. He took very seriously his mission to document Liverpool as it changed into a bustling Victorian town.
Friday 15 January - Friday 5 February 2016. New paintings by Martin Greenland and Huw Lewis Jones as well as works by Adrian Henri, Josie Jenkins, Martin Jones, Pete Clarke, Angie Clarke, Daniel John, George Drought, Paul Bennett and Lisa Cole Kronenburg.
Monday 18 - Saturday 23 January 2016. Metal Liverpool in partnership with 67projects are curating Liverpool Provocations, a series of four new public realm art works based in and around the city centre
Saturday 16 January 2016 - Saturday 13 February 2016. A subjective view of contemporary Japan looking at the world as a ‘gaijin’ or ‘outsider’ and how this beautiful country can change from the serene islands of Miyake-jima to the neon inner city of Tokyo.
Saturday 16 January – Friday 18 March 2016. When the pit closed… by photographer and writer Alan Smith is a series of black & white photographic portraits taken with a vintage camera, each with a story charting the lives of the ex-pitmen.
Saturday 16 January - Saturday 20 February 2016. Over the last term four primary schools have been working with artists to explore design and construction, the environment and the local history of Halton. Pupils have created exciting new work in film, sculpture and mosaic.
Friday 15 January - Sunday 3 April 2016. Through photographic projects by Edgar Martins and Jordan Baseman, this exhibition presents two series of work that invite us to reflect on how we deal with death, as a society and individually.
Friday 14 January - Sunday 21 February 2016. "Inspired by observations of the relationship between object, line, and light within a structural context, my work examines representation and reformation, and the concept of framing as a transformation tool."
Wednesday 13 January - Saturday 13 February 2016. An exhibition by 7 artists who live or work in Liverpool. The artists have used poetry as a starting point for their work, interpreting it in many different ways. Some taking the theme literally, others playing with titles and prose .
Saturday 9 January 2016 - Sunday 14 February 2016. Features the incredible work of three artists – Akiko Hatsu, Keiko Takemiya and Yukiko Kai but also includes the work of 17 other artists who have all helped shape the world of Shojo Manga.
Friday 8 January - Saturday 6 February 2016. Inspired by Picasso, Dali, Jasper Johns, and Jackson Pollock, Annette describes her paintings as eclectic. Often events such as the weather will inspire a piece of work, or a major event or happening.
Thursday 7 January - Sunday 28 February 2016. Vibrant, wild Yorkshire landscapes & abstract cityscapes filled with sunshine are borne from a deep spiritual awareness in this collection of paintings by Samie Cain.
Until 3 January 2016. See the city centre transformed by sparkling winterscapes, with familiar streets becoming swirling snowstorms of sound and light, 12 snowflakes designed and painted by artists from across the UK and Britain's biggest snowflake.
Saturday 19 December 2015 until New Year 2016. A public exhibition exploring the Christmas concept of god becoming human. Artists examine the Christmas narrative.
Wednesday 16 December 2015, 17.00 – Wednesday 23 December 2015. Artists: mia cathcart | joe cotgrave | gillian donley | alison hutchinson | lesley james | james lockhart | christian nerf | amy russell | stephen sheehan. Current works by the master’s students of ljmu
Wednesday 16 December 2015 - Sunday 31 January 2016. A special exhibition by local award-winning photographer Stephen King, following a collaboration with trans military veterans and Liverpool John Moores University.
Wednesday 16 - Sunday 20 December 2015. A festive celebration of creation, replication and deviation! A market of independent book publishers bringing the years finest photobooks, limited editions and artists prints.
Until Sunday 20 December 2015. Following the success of gallery launch event “Open Road”, the artists of Road Studios are extending the first ever Roadworks exhibition until Sunday 20th December
Monday 14 – Sunday 20 December 2015. A photography exhibition by Michael Barooah, exploring the theme of texture and communication.
Saturday 12 December 2015 - Tuesday 5 January 2016. Multimedia exhibition from Edinburgh based graffiti artist, photographer and illustrator: PURSHONE.
Until end January 2016. New works by Simon Venus, one of the country's top automata creators and Tristan Brady-Jacobs.