2016 Fair Programme

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17.00
  1. Studio 8
    4:00 min
    Meet The Artist
    Agora Contemporary - Stand 90
19.00
  1. Studio 10
    2:00 min
    Print Workshops
    Meet the artists as they print. Sitting alongside the Hot Bed Press stand there will be artists in action creating new work in the working print studio and answering questions on how all the prints ar ...
11.00
  1. Studio 8
    7:00 min
    Meet The Artist
    Agora Contemporary - Stand 90
12.00
  1. Stand 61
    60 min
    Meet The Artist
    Eye Kandi Art
13.00
  1. Studio 10
    60 min
    Print Workshops
    Jeni Nuttall will show how to draw and paint directly on a screen with water-based paints, crayons and pencils and pull through with medium, building layer on layer a vibrant and expressive original o ...
15.00
  1. Studio 10
    60 min
    Print Workshops
    Sean Rorke will juxtapose, overprint and print on-the-hoof creating lively contemporary compositions that marry up collage, painterly expression and printmaking creating one-off €˜printed paintings
17.00
  1. 60 min
    Guided Tours
    Meet fellow art lovers in Studio 12 for a glass of wine and free tour of The Manchester Contemporary. Hosted by leading expert curators, the tours will guide you around providing information on select ...
10.00
  1. Studio 8
    45 min
    ArtLive
    ‘We aim to show the world, one drawing at a time’; join artist Simone Ridyard for an informal workshop introducing Urban Sketching www.urbansketchers.org Simone will talk about the principles of on-lo ...
  2. Studio 8
    8:00 min
    Meet The Artist
    Agora Contemporary - Stand 90
11.00
  1. Old Construction Workshop
    60 min
    Talks Theatre
    Renowned as one of the world's top 200 art collectors, Frank will candidly answer questions about the art of collecting.
12.00
  1. Studio 8
    60 min
    ArtLive
    Learn how to shade and tone with pen and pencil through designing your own Zen-doodles.  This relaxing and inspiring taster workshop will teach you step by step how to create stunning designs and use ...
  2. Studio 12
    60 min
    Guided Tours
    Meet fellow art lovers in Studio 12 for a glass of wine and free tour of The Manchester Contemporary. Hosted by leading expert curators, the tours will guide you around providing information on select ...
13.00
  1. Studio 10
    60 min
    Print Workshops
    Andy Magee will demonstrate more advanced methods of stenciling for screenprinters such as rubylith film and Frisk. Using these specialist films artists can create intricate and complex images with a ...
  2. Studio 6
    60 min
    ArtLive
    ‘We aim to show the world, one drawing at a time’; join artist Simone Ridyard for an informal workshop introducing Urban Sketching  www.urbansketchers.orgSimone will talk about the principles of on-lo ...
14.00
  1. Stand 113
    60 min
    Meet The Artist
    GOSH Gallery
  2. Studio 12
    60 min
    Guided Tours
    Meet fellow art lovers in Studio 12 for a glass of wine and free tour of The Manchester Contemporary. Hosted by leading expert curators, the tours will guide you around providing information on select ...
  3. Studio 8
    60 min
    ArtLive
    Learn how to draw with oil pastels using colour blending and layering techniques.  This informative taster workshop will inspire you to pick up the humble oil pastel and discover its exciting possibil ...
  4. Old Construction Workshop
    3:00 min
    Talks Theatre
    Exploring the Ecology of Art Market Centres An afternoon of discussion and debate that seeks to unravel how and why certain cities have become recognised as centres for the Art Market as well as explo ...
14.30
  1. Stand 44
    60 min
    Meet The Artist
    Royal Academy of Arts Artists Cathie Pilkington and Mark Hampson discuss why artists make prints, and explain why the Royal Academy’s print publishing programme is so special.
15.00
  1. Studio 8
    60 min
    ArtLive
    Ludwig The Space Dog with Henning Lohlein
  2. Studio 10
    60 min
    Print Workshops
    Andy Magee will show how to create amazing fully detailed prints layering in 4 screens, (cyan, magenta, yellow and black). Each layer builds up and overlays colours to create the full spectrum of colo ...
16.00
  1. Studio 12
    60 min
    Guided Tours
    Meet fellow art lovers in Studio 12 for a glass of wine and free tour of The Manchester Contemporary. Hosted by leading expert curators, the tours will guide you around providing information on select ...
  2. Studio 8
    60 min
    ArtLive
    Learn a fun and playful technique to help re-vitalise your drawing and painting.  This method of looking at an ordinary still life will add a new layer of intrigue and interest to your work, while giv ...
10.00
  1. Studio 8
    7:00 min
    Meet The Artist
    Agora Contemporary - Stand 90
11.00
  1. Studio 8
    60 min
    ArtLive
    Learn how to shade and tone with pen and pencil through designing your own Zen-doodles.  This relaxing and inspiring taster workshop will teach you step by step how to create stunning designs and use ...
12.00
  1. Studio 12
    60 min
    Guided Tours
    Meet fellow art lovers in Studio 12 for a glass of wine and free tour of The Manchester Contemporary. Hosted by leading expert curators, the tours will guide you around providing information on select ...
  2. Stand 113
    60 min
    Meet The Artist
    GOSH Gallery
13.00
  1. Stand 61
    60 min
    Meet The Artist
    Eye Kandi Art
  2. Studio 10
    60 min
    Print Workshops
    Mandy Tolley will show how to create colourful layered screenprints from simple paper stencils overlapping colours and semi-transparencies to build an image much like a Matisse. 
  3. Studio 8
    60 min
    ArtLive
    Learn how to draw with oil pastels using colour blending and layering techniques.  This informative taster workshop will inspire you to pick up the humble oil pastel and discover its exciting possibil ...
  4. Old Construction Workshop
    60 min
    Talks Theatre
    Pavel will be talking with Jonathan Watkins, director of Ikon gallery in Birmingham and Kwong Lee, director of Castlefield about reinventing the ‘local artist’.
14.00
  1. Studio 12
    60 min
    Guided Tours
    Meet fellow art lovers in Studio 12 for a glass of wine and free tour of The Manchester Contemporary. Hosted by leading expert curators, the tours will guide you around providing information on select ...
  2. Studio 8
    60 min
    ArtLive
    Come and do some printing with Beckett, Helm and Wilson. You’ll be using Styrofoam plates to “cut” your designs and then print them using a roller and some gloopy ink!! You’ll be able to create your o ...
15.00
  1. Studio 10
    60 min
    Print Workshops
    Building on paper stencil techniques Mandy will explain the photo-screen methods of getting an image on screen and overprint onto stenciled colours pulling the final image together with the photo-scre ...
  2. Studio 8
    60 min
    ArtLive
    Learn a fun and playful technique to help re-vitalise your drawing and painting.  This method of looking at an ordinary still life will add a new layer of intrigue and interest to your work, while giv ...

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