Progress, Manchester Histories Festival

images courtesy of Drew Forsyth for MHF2016.

Progress at Rogue Artists’ Studios for Manchester Histories Festival 2016

4-26th June 2016

Progress is a site specific exhibition featuring the works of eleven contemporary artists in the evocative surrounds of the grade two-listed Crusader Works. The exhibition marks Rogue Artists’ Studio’s final year at Crusader Mill following the building’s recent purchase and forthcoming development. New and selected  works by 11 members of Rogue Artists’ Studios consider the building’s transitional state and the industrial heritage of the surrounding landscape.

The exhibition coincides with Manchester Histories Festival will invite Manchester residents to view the works in the context of Crusader Mill, offering an increasingly rare opportunity to visit one of Manchester’s undeveloped mills. The exhibition launches with special performances and film screenings on Saturday 4th June, 1-3pm.

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Exhibiting artists: Nicola Dale + Joe Hancock, Tracey Eastham, Taneesha Ahmed, Sam Meech, Evangelia Spiliopoulou, Hilary Jack, Lucy Harvey, David Gledhill, Mary Stark, Annie Carpenter, Jan Chlebik.

images courtesy of Jan Chlebik

Rogue Open Studios 2015


Opening Party: Friday 23rd October 2015, 6-9pm
Open Weekend: Saturday + Sunday 12-5pm

Rogue Artists’ Studios’ open weekend features more than 95 leading contemporary artists across three floors and two temporary exhibitions within the studios’ project spaces. I will be showing new work in my studio on Floor 4, keep up to date and join our Facebook events page here.

The Grotto Project

6th June – 12th July 2015

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A collaborative project and sculpture inspired by the romanticisation of heritage in Sale Town Centre as part of Sale Arts Trail 2015.  The Grotto Project is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England; and with kind support from Sale Locality Partnership.

Find out more on the blog and catch The Grotto Project as part of Sale Arts Trail 2015, featuring 54 artists  at diverse venues across Sale from 11 -12th July,

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For Posterity

Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, 13th – 22nd February 2015


Castlefield Gallery is delighted to announce its next Launch Pad exhibition will be For Posterity, curated by CG Associate member Lucy Harvey, and including work by Rosanne Robertson, Richard Proffitt, Cherry Tenneson, Fliss Quick, Hannah Leighton-Boyce, and Lucy Harvey.

The exhibition will bring together six artists working across sculpture, installation, film and performance who utilise the chaotic and evidential qualities of material processes within their work. The show examines how artists explore authorship through the production of their work, using improvisation, chance encounter, manipulation and appropriation of materials and processes to record themselves or fictitious others.

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