So we always try to be an open business here at Cotton On MCR, we try and share as much as we can about the decisions we make. With that in mind, I thought it best to write and explain why we won’t be doing the Art All Dayer events again.
With Christmas coming to an end and we are all have a little less pounds in our bank (and maybe more pounds on our bodies) we have compiled a list of events taking place in Manchester to kick off the New Year and get you back out and off the sofa!
Now I know this is a curveball, a weird one, a bit unusual… but this January’s Manc of the Month is my husband!!
It’s time to look back and evaluate 2022 and what happened. To review the highs, and the lows, see what worked, what we learnt, and what we are taking on to 2023!
It’s our pleasure to introduce our December Manc of the Month, Katie Patel. We met Katie at our Beyond Landscape exhibition in the Summer, and have followed her work ever since. She is a sweet soul and is constantly challenging herself with new work. Read on to find out more about Katie and her art.
o there is obviously one big event happening this December – Christmas 2022! However, before that great day, there are art events for you to attend! Here’s our list of what’s on in Greater Manchester this month.
We have something brand new for this Winter’s Edition of our Art All Dayer (Saturday 19th November at 100 Barbirolli Square)….We are bringing you a CHOIR!!!
We are pleased to introduce you to our Manc of the Month for November, Jude Wainwright aka The Jude.. Jude is a phenomenal self-portrait and landscape painter and has featured on Sky’s Portrait Artist of the Year!
Hi everyone, so this is kind of news, but maybe not really, as to you nothing much will change… Let me explain…
So much is happening this November, so we decided to break it up into exhibitions and fairs. SO let’s start with the exhibitions:
We get to meet a lot of people by running Cotton On MCR, lots of artists, creatives and people with inspiring stories. One of those people is Anna Hill. She has recently taken a leap and launched a new upholstery business with a twist, an art twist, and one we are all for!
We here at Cotton On MCR love it when people celebrate the talent here in the north, and Shot Up North Photography Awards are doing just that. They are providing an amazing opportunity for photographers out there…
One thing we notice here at Cotton On MCR is that textile art doesn’t seem to have much of a platform here in Manchester. One textile artist in particular has noticed this lack of celebration for textile art, and is doing something about it.
We are pleased to introduce you to our Manc of the Month for October, Olga Mun. Olga is a contemporary British painter whose body of works draws heavily upon abstraction and figuration to explore, give name and voice to the conflicted spaces we currently inhabit. Interestingly, her visual vocabulary does not necessarily come from watching art. Rather, it takes a lot from architecture, design, theatre and nature.
Although you might want to stay cosy this October, we have sourced some amazing exhibitions that launch this month to get you back out into the city and exploring what Manchester has to offer: