Tag: Artist

My Utopia, Party People

Salford Artist and Manchester Photographer collaborate to put a positive spin on local lockdown

Emma Evans, artist from Salford has teamed up with photographer Richard Kelly from Manchester, to create My Utopia, a free […]

Artist Susan Aggarwal with one of her prints entitled ‘A Rainbow of Flowers Our NHS’, which she sold to help
raise £1,000 for the Critical Care Unit at Salford Royal.

Artist to sell NHS-inspired art to raise money for Salford Royal Critical Care Unit

Professional artist Susan Aggarwal is selling a range of rainbow-coloured floral paintings in aid of Salford Royal Hospital’s critical care […]

Tara Collette - artist at Islington Mill.
Credit: Tara Collette

“Within a few months, I had a whole extra workbench in the studio just for glass making” – ‘lockdown hobby’ becomes full-time job for Islington Mill stained glass artist

Islington Mill stained glass artist, Tara Collette, explains how her ‘lockdown hobby’ became a full-time job and how she honed her craft.

'English Elegance'. Image Credit: Lyndsey Collingridge

“I’m always trying to find the beauty even in the most deprived and poverty stricken of places” – Artist paints famous Salford landscapes

An artist has been inspired to paint Salford landscapes since living in the city as a student. Lyndsey Collingridge, who […]

Image of Salford based artist Mary Gilsenan. (Use of this image was allowed by the copyright holder, Mary Gilsenan).

“It’s one thing that can be completely on my own terms” – Salford artist shares the experience of life after university

Life after university may have proven difficult for some however, Salford-based artist Mary Gilsenan shows how she draws upon their […]

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“Supporting artists is crucial, especially in this time” – a Salford University graduate provides face masks to the local community

The Covid-19 pandemic has had an immense impact on peoples livelihoods, something that those who work in the arts know […]

Islington Mill staff. Image supplied by Islington Mill.

Islington Mill artist collecting donations for school children

Islington Mill freelance artist, Natalie, is collecting long-life food and gifts for an Eccles secondary school. Suggestions for donations include […]

QUBEK's mural, located behind the Islington Mill. Credit: https://www.instagram.com/qubekmanchester/

An interview with Salford’s Banksy – Qubek

Qubek’s mural, located behind the Islington Mill. Credit: https://www.instagram.com/qubekmanchester/ A striking new mural of a crumbling Donald Trump and laughing […]