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Two Manchester Exhibitions for Susan Liggett


Glyndŵr University Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Susan Liggett is exhibiting her paintings at two venues in Manchester over the next few weeks. 


Suite Open Studios Fri 26 Sept 6-9pm, Casket Works, Cow Lane, Salford, M54NB


Susan is a member of Suite Studio Group that comprises of professional artists that have a broad range of practices. Members meet on a regular basis for critical debates with invited key curators, artists and critics from across the UK. They are opening the doors to their studios on Fri 26th Sept to encourage the public to see their work in progress.


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Congou Projects have selected one of Susan’s paintings for an exhibition titled Resilience. The exhibition is curated byHannah Brown & Ilona Kiss and is at Card Room, Chapeltown Street, Manchester, OL5 OHS. 20th & 21st Sep, 12pm - 5pm or by appointment until 11th Oct.

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Past News

Mildred ‘Elsi’ Eldridge Exhibition

26 July – 20 September 2014

Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery, Bangor


Born in Wimbledon in 1909, Elsi Eldridge spent the early part of her life living in London and France before turning her back on city life and moving to Wales – where she met poet, R.S. Thomas.  A star student at the Wimbledon College of Art, and later the Royal College of Art, she studied under William Rothenstein, Eric Ravilious and Edward Bawden. 


With works loaned from public and private collections, this exhibition focuses on the breadth and quality of Elsi’s artistic work.


The University has provided assistance with this exhibition supplying images and a link to the virtual tour of the Dance of Life mural which is on display here in the Centre for Creative Industries.

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2 August – 24 August 2014

Model Liverpool


The ARKA Group / Sam Belinfante / Hannah Brown / Adam Clarke / Joe Graham / Patrick Goddard / Mark Riddington

Axolotl is a group exhibition featuring artists whose work explores a sense of things dissolving.


Sam Belifante had work in the Fair play by Foul Meansexhibition in the Oriel Sycharth Gallery from 28 February – 28 May 2009

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Mark Riddington, Bleached Violet, Watercolour, plaster, stretcher, 2014


The Fifth Runway Radio Tour

16 August 2014


Modern Art Oxford


Demolition Tape No.8 is the latest episode in Paul Carr’s The Fifth Runway UK Radio Tour and will be performed LIVE at midday, Saturday 16th August in collaboration with Jenna Collins, as part of The Independent Voice – Performance and Publishing, Modern Art Oxford. Featuring the voice of Chris Scobie and other guests. 


Paul Carr showed work in the The Art of Functionexhibition at Oriel Sycharth Gallery from 28 April – 9 September 2010

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28 May – 5 July 2014

Galeri 3B, Priory St, Wrexham


The Llif/Flow/Virta exhibition moved from the Oriel Sycharth Gallery to Galeri 3B in Wrexham - a pop-up art space in a former retail space on Priory Street ran by the Wrexham based THIS Project.


Featuring the work of Finnish artists:
Maija Helasvuo
Mika Karhu
Nora Tapper
Anne Tompuri

And Wales based artists:
Marja Bonada
Katie Cyfenw
Angela Davies
Tom Gilhespy
James Harper
Ant Dickinson and Andrew Gale

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From me flows what you call time

8 — 16 May 2014


New Academic Building, Goldsmiths College, London


Vicki Kerr, Emily Rosamond, Damian Taylor, Eleanor Wright, Orly Orbach, Wayne Binitie, Suzanne Caines, Barbara Pfenningstorff, Andy Weir


Conceived as a touring exhibition, From me flows what you call time is the first of a series of events by graduates and current researchers from Goldsmiths, Slade and the RCA.


As the modern exhibition experience moves us across the space of the gallery, museum, landscape, computer screen and the printed text, what is lost and what is found in each site?


Artist Eleanor Wright exhibited her work here as part of the Mister Mercer exhibition 31 March - 31 August 2011.


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