John is a contemporary artist based in the city of Liverpool, growing up in Kirkby, he was extremely proficient in art and loved it during his time at school, he did not consider making it a career until his road to recovery lead him back to his childhood passion......
Garth Gratrix, a Blackpool based Contemporary queer artist, curator & director who successfully established the only contemporary studio within Lancashire coastline and whose work represents how his choices are influenced by his own queer identity.
Picasso owned an impressive 175 sketchbooks filled with ideas at the time of his death. Pencils are a great way to sketch ideas quickly or make beautiful, detailed drawings. Using a good range of graphite pencils allows you to explore a broad tonal value and achieve varying results.
Ellie Jakeman is an artist deeply connected to her home town of Blackpool. After studying at Blackpool School of Arts and Manchester Metropolitan University, Ellie became a teacher, developing curriculum across Textiles through to Fine Art.
About a year before I set out to America my Father was on a train back to Blackpool from London and ended up sat next to a young American (song by Bowie) who was travelling alone on his first trip outside of the USA.