From May 18th to June 29th join Neo: artists as they take over the Project Space at Rogue. Based in Bolton but with members from across the North West, Neo: is a thriving community of artists from all walks of life who come together to share their own unique and exciting practice with one another, and now with you. 

Opening: Saturday May 18th at 12pm – 4pm 

Open every Friday and Saturday from 1pm to 6pm until June 28th. Please message neo@neoartist.co.uk to make an appointment at least 3 days before your visit. Thank you.

WILLIAMS AND SON

Frank Williams and Alun Williams: paintings and drawings

March 23 – April 27 2024

Private View: Saturday March 23, 12-4pm

Open Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4pm and by appointment (contact alunw@pm.me)

This exhibition presents the respective work of a father and son who came to their mutual passion for painting via different routes and whose subjects and techniques are apparently unrelated. One of the premises of the exhibition has been to see if the shared (artistic) DNA of the two artists rises to the surface in any perceptible way. As the first member of the family to attend university, Frank Williams had a career as an architect, and while draughtsmanship was a constant, he was only able to focus fully on painting and drawing much later in life. In consequence, his work has only rarely been presented in public, and this is in contrast to the work of his son, Alun, who was fortunate to study painting (with the clear support of his parents!) and who has exhibited regularly ever since in the UK and overseas.

Alun Williams has been committed to an exploration of the human presence in his paintings, frequently through a desire to represent specific characters, often historical ones, but rarely with any concern for “resemblance”, as such. This comes from the notion that paint has far more potential and potency for expression than merely by acting as a vehicle for observation. In this quest to give paint as rich a voice as possible, Williams also regularly resorts to referencing Art History. When Frank Williams began immersing himself more intensively in the challenges and pleasures of painting and drawing, about twenty years ago now, his reflex in terms of choice of subject was perhaps a conventional one: portraits, landscapes and the repetitive practice of life-drawing. However, behind this, it’s interesting that when contemplating some of his architectural studies, the viewer might discern a small element or device that would seem to be not strictly necessary – and therefore somehow of great interest! In a similar way, his portraits and landscapes, and other unrelated works, often include a more or less unexpected detail, element or protocol, which serves to activate the work in a more dynamic way than it perhaps might seem at first sight.

Frank Williams studied architecture at Manchester University, and ended his career by returning to teach in the new MMU School of Architecture, Faculty of Art and Design. In between, he worked first as architect and later as town planner for the City of Manchester, then for private architectural practices, and for an architects’ cooperative. He also later studied architectural conservation and has campaigned, often successfully, to save buildings of historical interest in Manchester.  

Alun Williams was born in Manchester, studied painting at the University of Wales and Goldsmith’s College in London, as well as at the National Art School in Bourges, France. He has exhibited regularly, mostly in the UK, France and the USA, in galleries, non-profit venues and museums, and his work is represented in numerous private and public collections. He has also been active within organisations offering opportunities to artists. For example, he was one of the founders of the Triangle-Asterides contemporary art center in Marseille, France, is currently co-chair of the Triangle Arts Association in New York, and was founder and director of Parker’s Box, an experimental, artist-run gallery in Brooklyn (2000-2013).

The Paths We Cross

Briony Jenkins, Stephen Milner, Mike Thorpe

“In this journey of life, even though we may begin at different times and places, our paths cross with others so that we may share our love, compassion, observations and hope.” (Steve Maraboli).

It is so of these three artists, living in Aberdeen, Sale & Macclesfield, brought together via Newlyn in Cornwall, their paths joined by a casual conversation. A path that had crossed forty years before, unknowingly for Briony & Steve as students of Manchester School of Art, but all three universally connected by one birthplace – Manchester. Now joined in passion for their art, this a first opportunity to engage with their home city.

Their work encompasses painting, collage and film, and embodies each individual’s search for a greater connection through their materials and experiences of landscape and the human form.

SPARK: Artist Interventions in a Time of Crisis

An exhibition of a network of North-West artists concerned with intervention in the climate crisis

Rogue Project Space

2-6 Barrass St, Manchester, M11 1WP

PV: 8th December, 2023, 6-8 pm

9th December – January 13th

Opening Times: Saturday, Sunday 12-4 pm

Or by appointment

Curated by Sophy King and John-Paul Brown.

Featuring: Artist A & Artist B, Chris Alton, John-Paul Brown, Eleanor Capstick, Nerissa Cargill Thompson, Maya Chowdhry, Helen Clare, Louise Ann Clarke, Sara Kristina Davies, Sarah Feinmann, Sarah Grant, Anthony Hall, Jackie Haynes, Tracy Hill, David Jacques, Adele Jordan, Nick Jordan, Lizzie King, Sophy King, Jane Lawson, Helena Lee, Ruth Moilliet, Rob Mullender-Ross, Mike Perry, Sam Pickett, Gwen Riley Jones, Lucy Roberts, Heather Ross, Rae Story, Steve Sutton, TEA, Debbie Yare

SPARK is the first exhibition by members of the SPARK Artists Network, who have been meeting since June 2022. Their monthly events have included guerilla gardening, moss walks, exploring urban and rural ecologies, tours of political sites and exhibition visits.

The exhibition aims to engender conversation and collaboration and foster the cross-pollination of ideas. The artists examine how their interventions can affect change, questioning whether art can be productive with or without overt activism. The exhibition, programme and conversations deriving from them will shape the future direction and plans of the Spark Artists Network.

There will be a programme of events alongside the exhibition:

8th December, 6-8pm, Private View with Performances from Artist A & Artist B, and Maya Chowdhry

9th December, 11-4pm SPARK #18: Talks and panel Q&A by invited speakers Rebecca Chesney, Liz Postlethwaite and Debbie Yare

16th December, 4-6pm Observed Ecologies: A programme of short films exploring the interconnections between human activity and the natural environment, selected from Braziers International Film Festival by Nick Jordan

7th January 2-4pm What is the Role of the Artist at the End of Time?: Workshop led by Rae Story

13th January 10am SPARK #19: Forest Bathing Walk with Niki Colclough. Part of the project ‘Rituals for Tomorrow’ by Jenny Steele. Followed by a Spark meeting – Where Do We Go From Here?

13th January, 2pm, Photography Talks and Networking – Climate Aware Photography Projects with Helena Lee

The SPARK Artists Network is open to all. Their meetings are usually on the first Saturday of the month. You can follow them @sparkartistsnetwork on Instagram or Facebook or email sparknetworkmcr@gmail.com for more information.

shifting ground

paintings by Margaret Cahill

Rogue Project Space

4 Barrass Street

Manchester

M11 1PU

November 4 – November 25

Open Saturdays & Sundays 12 – 4pm

P.V. Saturday November 4, 2-5pm

Shifting Ground is a retrospective exhibition of work resulting from projects undertaken in Europe in the last two decades alongside recent new paintings.

The work draws on the artists experiences of places containing resonances of social, political or historic changes. From an abandoned Russian airbase in Estonia after the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 90s through post conflict Kosovo to the 1936 Olympic village outside Berlin.

The images from these sites become the starting point for paintings of spaces balanced between the real and imaginary that look beyond the landscape to distil the essence of a place capturing the sensations it evokes.

The paintings are rooted in the experience of these places but at the same time are mediated notions of landscape refracted through memory.

The exhibition explores themes of memory, history and place and reflects on our relationship with landscape in a shifting and unstable world.

For more information or to arrange an appointment outside opening times please contact Margaret Cahill at

margaretcahillartist@yahoo.co.uk

ROGUE OPEN STUDIOS 2023 

Rogue Artists’ Studios & Project Space
4 Barrass Street
M11 1WP


Opening Party 2-5pm
Saturday 30 September 2023

Open Studios
12-5pm
Saturday 30 September & Sunday 1 October 2023


The ‘Rogue Open Studios’ is an opportunity to visit the workspaces of more than 85 leading contemporary artists. Rogue artists work across media including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, collage, glass, textiles, film, photography, sound art, performance and assemblage, and will be on hand over the weekend to welcome visitors to our magnificent Grade 2 listed buildings. In addition to the Open Studios, Rogue’s Project Space, acclaimed by Time Out Manchester as one of the best art galleries in the city, will host ‘TEES’, an exhibition exploring the T-Shirt as art form. In our brand new Platform Space on the first floor Rogue artist Joe Hancock will present ‘Working in Progress’. All are welcome to the opening party on Saturday 30 September from 2-5pm.

Free entry and parking.
Coffee stall
Wheelchair accessible (ground floor only). 

Enquiries: rogueartistsstudios@yahoo.co.uk

Rogue Project Space 
Ground Floor Gallery Space
2-6 Barrass St
Manchester, M11 1WP


TEES 
An exhibition exploring the t-shirt as art form

Preview: 30 September 2023, 2-5pm
Show runs until 31 October 2023
Opening Times: 12-4pm
Or by appointment

Curated by Mike Chavez-Dawson & Co. Assisted by; Jamie Kirk, Grecia Balassone, Vincent Patterson, Maggie Stick and John Paul Brown.

Featuring Sir Peter Blake, Jeremy Deller, David Shrigley, Bob and Roberta Smith and artists from Rogue Artists’ Studios, Paradise Works, Suite, Bankley Studios, AWOL Studios, Islington Mill and beyond..

Ten Obstructions are a porous group of ten artists that came together in late 2019 through bOlder, a Castlefield Gallery artist development programme. This is their sixth group exhibition and they continue to offer each other support critique encouragement and friendship. The exhibiting artists are:

Maya Chowdhry, Jane Fairhurst, Sarah Feinmann, Sabrina Fuller, Claire Hignett, Christopher Rainham and Ian Vines.

In Gladly Beyond Ten Obstructions embrace the opportunity for experimentation that Rogue Project Space offers. The title comes from ee cummings, himself  a radical experimenter with form: ‘somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond any experience’.

Gladly Beyond journeys literally, visually and imaginatively through time and through space. It explores the possibilities of visual representation: through light, through simplification of form, or by playing with scale. It delves into the nature of perception, the process of looking, the connections and dialogue between visual representation and the natural world – capturing a feeling, a pulsing life essence. 

Journeys of the imagination take us from fabled and mythic magical gardens to speculative fictions. We leave behind the constructs and fictions that justify existing hierarchies and inequalities – all responding to the inexorable march of man-made climate change. 

Rogue Women Returns.  

An exhibition bringing together and celebrating the work of women artists from Roque Studios plus invited artists from around the UK.

Please join us for our PV on Friday 5th May 6-9pm

Exhibition runs from Sat 6th May to Sun 28th May

Open Saturday & Sunday 11am – 4pm

Weekdays by appointment only

Ground Floor Gallery Space

Rogue Artists’ Studios CIC

2-6 Barrass Street,

Openshaw,

Manchester

M11 1PU

In November 2019 in response to the gender imbalance in the arts we organised and co-curated a hugely successful exhibition of all female artists entitled ROGUE WOMEN. This was shown in the large ground floor Rogue Studios Gallery Space with most female members taking part. 

As the dialogue surrounding the inequality of women in the arts continues, we have decided to create ROGUE WOMEN 2. 

We have a 50% representation of female artists practicing both nationally and internationally here at Rogue and the exhibition will showcase the talent of up to 40 of the women members alongside a small number of selected guest artists from around the UK.

Throughout art history women have been largely invisible, ignored and excluded. Our aim is to place women in the spotlight, show solidarity and to continue the discourse around these issues. 

Our guest curator will be Natasha Howes, Senior Curator at Manchester Art Gallery

Spring as a Rebel, Act I & Act II
John-Paul Brown

Act I   01.04.23 – 16.04.23
Act II  22.04.23 – 29.04.23
Open Saturdays and Sundays 12-6pm*
*excludes Easter Sunday

Evening Performance with artist Kelly Jayne Jones 
18.04.23 6-8pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/spring-as-a-rebel-evening-performance-with-kelly-jayne-jones-tickets-572864341667

John-Paul Brown explores what it is to communicate in an age plagued with disinformation and polar opinion; how the present day written word and verbal languages are failing to connect, unify, inform and address the climate emergency. A rise in climate-related anxiety is effectively shutting down social capacity to sustain a collective demand for change, and feel optimistic for our futures. 

Embracing a no blame, no shame approach to discussing carbon footprints, he aims to create a safe space for open dialogue and shared learning, juxtaposing global issues such as deforestation, mass migration, permafrost, new energy etc, with notions of self care, resilience, and future affirmations. 

Taking inspiration from the ancient visual languages of cave art, and the Rosetta Stone in the age of short-hand emoji chat, he has produced a series of symbols and signifiers to encourage climate curiosity, self education and continued conversation. He explores alternative ways of low-carbon art-making through material choices, utilising non-recyclable materials, and post-art recycling considerations. 

The show is presented in two acts. Act I offers research and development through a series of installations, climate equations, AI sound, and painting. Act II explores performance and ritual meditation with artists Kelly Jayne Jones, transformation of Act I materials, and regeneration of self.

About John-Paul Brown 

John-Paul Brown (b.1981) graduated with a BA (Hons) in Photography from Blackpool & Fylde College in 2004. His practice ranges from documentary photography and drawing, to large scale installation and social engagement. His work addresses concerns relating to the climate and ecological emergency, non-recyclable materials, urban environments, and low-carbon art-making. 

He combines research with personal experience to create layered narratives of social present, exploring the material choices and positive roles artists can play in tackling the climate crisis.

www.johnpaulbrown.com

About Kelly Jayne Jones

Kelly Jayne Jones is a Manchester-based artist making work that combines performance, installation and sound. She is self-taught and began working in DIY experimental noise music. Her practice has expanded to include sound installation, dance, gesture, sonic drawings, stone sculpture and film scores.
She is interested in creating multi-sensory experiences that create possible conditions for communication and exchange. She is currently exploring animist ideas around the breath and spirit of mountains and rivers and how we can reconnect with our planet by means of ancient and modern rituals.

www.kellyjaynejones.org

Noses
Rogue Platform Space

1st Floor
2-6 Barrass Street
Openshaw
Manchester
M11 1PU

Ongoing from 13th February – 17th March.
The space is open to the public on Friday 17th March from 4pm – 7pm.

Following the success of their duo show at Manchester’s Holden gallery in August 2022 (curated by Julia Makojnik), Steve Oliver and Jon Whitter will spend 21 days in Rogue’s first floor project space, exploring making and installation strategies in real time. Expect actors, plasterers, 3D scanners and screens.

Free

Access is via two flights of stairs to the first floor

Holding Time

Ruth Murray and Linda Hemmersbach

18 February – 12 March

Open Saturdays 12-4pm and by appointment

Holding Time is an exhibition by Ruth Murray and Linda Hemmersbach. It explores their mutual fascination with the materiality of paint and its ability to evoke places and sensations through colour, surface and touch. Focusing on the relationship between ourselves and the environments we inhabit and through which we move, the exhibition aims to show the many shared avenues that their studio practices have taken. Themes such as landscape, geological matter, deep time, the body and birth, are presented as constellations of memory, consciousness and hope.


STANDARD Collective
 
Established in 2016 following their time at the University of Bolton, STANDARD Collective is a group of multi-disciplinary artists based in the North West of England.
How To Get Here is their sixth group exhibition, having previously exhibited in Greater Manchester and Germany.
The collective purposely have no mission statement. Artists are free to explore subjects and themes without prompts.
To view the exhibition contact Andy Smith: 07788 626668 

Homage Peter Lewis

China, an enigma

Peter Lewis

4 – 27 November 2022

Private View: 3 November 6-9pm

Rogue Project Space

China, an enigma is a new body of work, which began at Red Gate Gallery in Beijing’s 798 Artzone. The catalyst for its development was an International Art Residency in 2019, which included the opportunity of living amongst the local community and experiencing the intensity of China’s capital city.

Photography was used as a method to record personal observations of China, from the banal to the peculiar. The work is an exhibition of ceramics, paintings, collage and mixed media, in response to the residency period in Beijing, but also includes experiences prompted by visits to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Huangshan, Jingdezhen and Xi’an City.  

Source material to further develop ideas, comes from a mixture of collected ephemera from China and the UK, with items being acquired from second hand shops, in both countries. The work uses imagery alluding to aspects of Chinese history, culture and contemporary life, but also incorporates British history in an attempt to set up a dialogue, which teases out comparisons as well as differences between the two countries.

An additional layer of meaning communicated is the legacy of the Cultural Revolution, manifestations of this ten-year period still exist in China today. Upheaval and turmoil are common features in our turbulent world…

So many years ago heroes ruled the world
(some died for love in a cruel world)
They were the only ones in a cruel world

Lyrics by Level 42 – The Chinese Way © Peermusic Publishing

The residency in Beijing was supported by Wales Arts International (WAI), and the subsequent artworks endorsed by Palis Advisory GmbH, Berlin.

peter_lou8@hotmail.com

http://www.peterlewisartist.co.uk


Rogue Winter Fayre
3-4 December 2022
12-5PM
PRIVATE VIEW: 2 DECEMBER 6-9PM
FREE ENTRY AND PARKING

The ‘Rogue Winter Fayre’ is an opportunity to visit the work spaces of more than 85 leading contemporary artists. Rogue artists work across media including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, collage, glass, textiles, film, photography, sound art, performance and assemblage, and will be on hand over the weekend to welcome visitors to our magnificent Grade 2 listed buildings. In addition to the Open Studios, Rogue’s brand new Project Space, acclaimed by Time Out Manchester as one of the best art galleries in the city, will host an exhibition of work by studio artists. All are welcome to the opening night party on Friday 2 December from 6-9pm.

Short Supply are delighted to invite you to the preview of MADE IT 2022 at Rogue Artists’ Studios – an annual North West graduate art prize celebrating regional graduates curated by Short Supply, awards supported by Castlefield Gallery, CASS ART Manchester and The White Pube

Event: https://fb.me/e/26TLgpFDS

FURTHER INFORMATION

Admission: Free

Open Wednesday – Saturday 12-5pm (until October 23)

Access: Wheelchair accessible ground floor exhibition space

How to get there: 2-6 Barrass Street, Openshaw, Manchester M11 1PU. Rogue is easily accessible by rail. Take the Rose Hill Marple train from Platform 2 at Manchester Piccadilly and alight at Gorton station. Leave the station and turn left. Walk 50 yards and turn left again into Beeth Street. Rogue is straight ahead of you. By car, turn off the Ashton Old Road onto Lees Street towards Gorton Railway Station. After approximately 300 yards take a right turn into Beeth Street. Rogue is straight ahead of you.

Social Media:


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shortsupplymcr

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shortsupplymcr/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/shortsupplymcr

All are welcome to Rogue’s first Open Studios event since 2019. We are open from 12-5pm on both Saturday May 14th and Sunday May 15th and refreshments will be available. Come and have a look round our lovely Grade II listed building and visit the studios of up to 85 contemporary artists working in a wide range of media.

In addition to the Open Studios, we will be presenting ‘DRAWING-IN-BREATHING-OUT’ an exhibition of drawing by Manchester based artists as part of A Modest Show, the official satellite programme of the British Art Show 9

Entry is free and limited free parking is available in our car park. Please note that only the ground floor is wheelchair accessible.

Proximity in residence from 11th April – 5th May
Open Day 5th May 1-7pm

Or by appointment email info@antonyhall.net

Free or ticketed? FREE


 

Proximity is a collective of 6 artists interested in the spatial and social elements of practice-as-research (established May 2019). Through a series on in-person residencies across the north of England and regular virtual meet-ups, we have developed our approach of “convivial aesthetics” and provide one another with professional, creative, and emotional support.


 

During our residency at Rogue Project Space we will continue to explore different ways in which our proximity to each other can create new ideas, ways of thinking, and strategies for making and thinking art.



For further information email: tony@owlproject.com

Insta: @Proximity_collective

PRESS RELEASE

‘Mastered It!’ Present their postgraduate showcase, a diverse selection of creative arts. Join us!

Openshaw, Manchester – Danielle Eccles, Gemma Burnell & Steven White will present Mastered It!, taking place at Rogue Studios on Thursday 13th January (industry guests) and Saturday 15th January (open event). The showcase will feature an inspirational mix of Fine Art, Illustration, Textiles and Surface Design, Fashion, Creative Writing and Theatre.

The University of Bolton graduates from MA Creative Practice, MA Creative Industries and MA Applied and Community Arts programmes, are proud to bring Mastered It! to Rogue Studios for the first time.

The times for both events are as follows:

Thursday 13th January- 18.00-20.00

Saturday 15th January- 12.00-15.00

For more details about the event, or to book, please contact mastered_it@outlook.com. Please be aware that this is a booked event only. Strict covid regulations will be followed.

‘The arts have the power to enlighten, to teach, to motivate and encourage. We would be delighted for you to come along and share our work’, Gemma Burnell at Mastered It!

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Gemma Burnell (Event Liaison)

07988972618

GB1ADL@BOLTON.AC.UK

Sponsored by Castlefield Gallery and Cass Art Manchester

Preview 2-5pm Sunday 29th August 2021 (Artists only) 
Rogue Project Space
4 Barrass St
Manchester
M11 1WP

Exhibition continues Sunday 5th and Sunday 12th September 12-5pm 2021

MADE IT is a selected showcase of graduate artists from the 2020/21 cohort, judged by artists Emily Speed and Hetain Patel, in collaboration with Short Supply

This years cohort are: Hafsa Aziz, Alice Vincent-Barwood, Polly Bates, Beth Cooper, Alicia Corbett, Chloe Rose Daniels, Jessica Dartnall, Emma Dolan, Jasmine Gardner, Sumayyah El Gindy, Eve Gittens, Sarah Godfrey, Nadire Gokmen, Penny Haskall, Scott Hesketh, Gabriel Kidd, Monica Marshall, Nicole Mullan, Phoebe Price, Rowan Pritchard, Saffron Stott, Saffron Summerfield, Emilia Trafalgar, Baba Lou Webb, Amelia Welbourne, Rhianwen Williams, Helena Worthington and Leyao Xia. 

Awards announced at the Preview will be Curator’s Choice, CASS ART Prize and Castlefield Associate’s Award. The People’s Choice Award which is an online vote will be awarded on 12th September 2021. 

Further information here 



hi! i’m beznitz.
selected works 2017 – 2020 by Mateusz Beznitz
 
7 – 29 March 2020
preview: Friday 6 March 6 – 9 pm
 
“Creativity brings me a sense of life, sense of what makes me a human and why I am here on this Earth”  – Beznitz
 
“hi! i’m beznitz.” is an exhibition of Mateusz Beznitz’s paintings created from the time of his arrival in the UK in September 2016 up to the present day.
 
This exhibition showcases his large scale paintings as well as a series of over 30 small abstract portraits. Marking a new period of time in his life, all of these works have been created in the UK – most in his current studio at Rogue, and others back in 2017 in his flat.

Beznitz invites you to explore, contemplate, interpret, enjoy or dislike his work. His abstract expressive paintings are rather detached from conscious decision making and reveal intuitive aspects of his humanity, some would say they almost feel like visual poems.
 
Beznitz is a European visual artist, painter and sculptor. He studied Fine Art at University of Technology and Humanities in Radom, Poland. Born in 1975 in Starachowice, Poland, Beznitz is currently based in Manchester, United Kingdom.

He is a member and resident of Rogue Artists’ Studios & Project Space CIC, co-founding member of Europia Art Collective, and member of Artists Union England.
 
The exhibition has been curated by Karol Kochanowski, co-founding member of Europia Art Collective.
 
Rogue Artists’ Studios CIC
2-6 Barrass Street,
Openshaw,
Manchester.
M11 1PU

the experience of history

new and recent work by david gledhill

extended until February 24th

open every Monday, Thursday and Friday 12-5pm.

(Closed December 21 – January 6)

Private View: Friday January 10 6-9pm

the experience of history is an exhibition of paintings, films and objects based on and incorporating amateur snapshots acquired from flea markets in Europe during the past 10 years.

Most of the photographs were taken between 1930 and 1945 and provide a glimpse of a momentous period in modern history, as recorded by citizen photographers.

The exhibition features four linked projects. ‘Poland 1940-1941’ is based on an album of photographs probably taken by a German civil administrator posted to Sosnowiec in southern Poland in June 1940. ‘The Berlin Olympic Village Project’ features paintings based on amateur snapshots of the Olympic Village during the Games in 1936, together with paintings and films that depict the Village as it appeared in 2016. ‘Karel/Karl’ includes paintings based on photographs from a box of personal effects that belonged to an ethnic German carpenter from Czechoslovakia, together with assemblages that combine furniture and suitcases with documents from the box. ‘Ruth Finger’ is based on a small wallet of personal photographs taken in Germany during the 1940s.

Timed to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and at a turning point in British history, the exhibition shows how previously tolerant populations can be persuaded to identify with extremist ideologies through a process of indoctrination, scapegoating and pageantry.

For further information or to arrange to visit contact:

David Gledhill

Email: rogueartistsstudios@yahoo.co.uk

 

Rogue Women

16 November – 1 December 2019

Private View: Friday 15 November 6 – 9pm

Rogue: Behaving in ways that are not expected or not normal.

Subversive: seeking or intended to subvert an established system or institution.

Solidarity: unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group.

Why are so many female artists airbrushed from history?

Why is there gender inequality in the art world?

What does it mean to be a woman in Art?

Throughout art history women have been largely invisible, ignored and excluded from the dialogue.

We have decided to respond to the discourse around the gender imbalance in the arts by having an all female artists exhibition entitled ‘ROGUE WOMEN’

This brings together and celebrates the work of 40 women artists from Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield and London and includes young emerging artists alongside established international artists working in varied disciplines.

The aim is to put women in the spotlight and show solidarity with women artists everywhere. Our guest curator is Ann Bukantas, Curator and Head of Fine Art at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool.

Including work by: Rachael Addis  Heather Alderson  Roseanna Baylis  Janet Bezzant  Andrea Booker  Brass Art  Lindsey Bull  Margaret Cahill  Annie Carpenter  Jane Chavez-Dawson Josephine Clinton  Rebecca Davy  Claire Dorsett  Jenny Ruth Eden  Sarah Feinmann  Alice Fox  Susan Gunn  Hannah Leighton-Boyce  Michelle Leigh  Liz Lyons  Susie MacMurray  Azzymah Mayor  Sarah Jane Moon  Mandy Payne  Nadia Peters  Jen Orpin  Sue Reddish  Lucy Ridges  Lauren Sagar  Lynn Setterington  Nicola Smith and Jessica Longmore  Jennifer Steele  Katy Suggitt  Judith Tucker  Liz West  Joanna Whittle

 

Manifestation

New and recent work by Rogue Studios artists

July 12th – August 24th

 

Rogue is delighted to be part of the Manifest Arts Festival 2019

Manifestation, an exhibition of work by studio artists follows on from the acclaimed inaugural exhibition Manifesto which featured work by 55 Rogue Artists, Manifestation showcases new work by recent additions to the studio membership.

 

WHY BE EXOTIC IN PRIVATE? JENNY STEELE 

Rogue Project Space
4 Barrass Street
Openshaw
Manchester
M11 1PU

Opening event: Saturday 8th June, 2-5pm, all welcome
Open 9th- 29th June, Thursdays and Saturdays 12- 5pm and available to view by appointment (contact: jennysteelestudio@gmail.com)
Closing event: Saturday 29th June 12-5pm

‘Why Be Exotic In Private? is a solo installation by artist Jenny Steele, which is the result of her research into South Beach Miami’s 1930’s ‘Seaside Moderne’ architecture which was inspired by the long sweeping streamlined curves and details of ocean liners and the International Modernist style. In addition to recording the formal and decorative elements of the buildings, Steele explored the social history of the largest area of coastal art deco architecture built internationally. The installation was Steele’s first solo exhibition in London at The Foundry Gallery, Chelsea from December 2018 – March 2019, and is at Rogue Project Space, Manchester until June 29th.

This exhibition is supported by Arts Council England Project Grants, The Graphical Tree, The Little Greene Paint Company, Fred Aldous and The Foundry Gallery.