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Manc of the Month: Liz West

Manc of the Month: Liz West

We are very excited to introduce our May Manc of the Month, Liz West. Liz creates amazing large-scale installations, utilising light and colour to create immersive, all-encompassing experiences in which you can completely lose yourself.

What’s On: May

What’s On: May

May has finally arrived! With several bank holidays coming up what could be a better way to spend them than exploring what Greater Manchester has in store for you this month!

Manc of the Month: Georgia Noble

Manc of the Month: Georgia Noble

We’d like to introduce our April’s Manc of the Month, Georgia Noble. Georgia’s creates unbelievably stunning abstract landscape work.

What’s On: April

What’s On: April

Spring is here, Easter weekend is coming, the days are longer, so why not spend your extra time at one of the amazing art events coming up this month?

Planning the Art All Dayer

Planning the Art All Dayer

So the Art All Dayer: Spring Edition is less than a week away and we are crazy busy here at the Cotton On MCR headquarters. Here’s a little insight into what we get up in the last week before the event and a bit more of a teaser of what to expect this Saturday!

Manc of the Month: Alex Giles

Manc of the Month: Alex Giles

We are super excited to introduce our March Manc of the Month, Alex Giles. Alex has found himself super busy after lockdown and the opportunities just keep coming for him.

What’s On: March

What’s On: March

Not only is it the Cotton On MCR: Art All Dayer this month, there’s also lots of talks and art exhibitions around the city too, so read on to find out more.

Exhibition Preview: ‘Habitat’

Exhibition Preview: ‘Habitat’

We have written a couple of articles across Cotton On MCR and Cotton On Leeds discussing women artists and lack there of showing their work in galleries. One gallery right in the heart of Manchester City Centre is doing their bit to change the scale and balance out their statistics, with a new, female-led exhibition named ‘Habitat.’

Exhibition Open Calls: Who should pay?

Exhibition Open Calls: Who should pay?

Hosting exhibitions cost money, but there is controversy about asking artists to pay for open calls. So why are we asking artists to pay to be part of our events?

Manc of the Month: Andy Smith

Manc of the Month: Andy Smith

Our February’s Manc of the Month is the one and only Andy Smith. His work is so varied, from cityscapes to life-drawing, more sculptural pieces to abstract work.