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 […]

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cc: Doodle Around

“The arts industry will come back” – The Worsley Artist’s business that is still going strong through pandemic

Doodle Around an artist business created by Meryl Lydiate, from Worsley, is still managing to survive and keep going during […]