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Hatitze Achmet

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Hatitze Achmet has been living and working in Manchester since 2018. She was born and raised in Greece. Between 2011-2017 she lived in Istanbul, where she studied painting at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. During and after her studies she took part in a number of group exhibitions and workshops.

In 2016 after her graduation, she was hosted at the “One year in the Passage” project for young artists in Istanbul. In the period of 2017-2018 she worked on her ‘OLYMPOS’, ‘BOTANICAL GARDENS’, ‘REFLECTIONS’ and ‘CONNECTIONS’ series.

Her latest works are the ‘Reflections’ and ‘Connections’ projects. Hatitze aims to reflect what she gets from the world around her. We see a confusing scene in her canvases and chaotic city plans on her paper works. We can see only some parts of the people, things, nature or city which are depicted in her works.

Beside her basic practice on oil painting she is practicing on linocut printing. Her interest is concentrated on the surfaces, the textures and the materials which she uses each time.

Exhibitions and workshops participations :

-2018, GaleryDeniz of DenizBank, ‘One year in the Passage’ (group show), Istanbul

-2017, Bankside Gallery (group show), ‘National Original Print Exhibition’, London

-2017, ARTIST, Art Fair, “AMA/ BUT” (group show), Istanbul

-2017, Tophane-I Amire Culture and Arts Centre, ‘Painting and Drawing Exibition’ (group show), Istanbul

-2017, Zorlu PSM, ‘The Arts for Goodness Association’, Istanbul

-2017, Bazaart, The Sofa Hotel (group show), Istanbul

-2016, Gallery Soyut, ‘New Space’ Project (group show), Ankara

-2015, ARTIST, Art Fair, MSFAU (group show), Istanbul

-2014, ARTIST, Art Fair, MSFAU (group show), Istanbul

Also:

-2016, ‘Olympos Painting Workshop’, MSFAU, Antalia

-2014, ‘Kilyos Painting Workshop’, MSFAU, Istanbul

-2013, ‘Kilyos Painting Workshop’, MSFAU, Istanbul

Sisterhood

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Here at Sisterhood we make effortless clothing full of sass for women who love to rule their own world. Our inspiration comes from empowerment and female magic. 

ECO LOVE

We are proud to love Mother Earth. This means that we do our absolute best day to day to reduce our impact on the environment. Against throw away fashion, we aim to create individual pieces that will never go out of style and will stand the test of time. 

Along side this, everything we use to run our brand from paper to packaging is made from 100% recycled materials and can all be recycled once finished with. We work closely with a small factory we have a very loyal relationship with to produce our designs; they help us to ensure that there is no wastage with our fabrics and that no nasty chemicals are used during the production process. Fair wages are paid to all of our workers and we make regular visits to make sure that their working conditions are safe. It’s truly important to us that the beautiful clothes we sell don’t have an ugly past. 

WWW.JOIN-THE-SISTERHOOD.COM

INSTAGRAM – @SISTERHOODTHE

FACEBOOK – SISTERHOODJOINTHE

CONTACT EMAIL – EVE@JOIN-THE-SISTERHOOD.COM

Dave Draws

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Dave Draws is a freelance artist and illustrator who specialises in doodle maps of cities and large scale wall murals.

   Dave works predominantly in black and white with abstract patterns surrounding detailed illustrations of buildings and other objects. Dave lived in Berlin before he moved to Manchester where he

exhibited some of his more abstract doodle pieces. It was whilst he was out there that someone told him that his work looked like a city from above. This put the idea in Dave’s head of drawing quirky versions of

cities from above. Dave moved to Manchester and did just that, drawing Manchester from above and selling prints on his online shop. These maps have proved to be very popular and Dave has now drawn many cities including Birmingham, Liverpool, Sheffield, London and York.

Dave also specialise in large scale murals where using his trusty posca pens he transfers doodle maps onto wall’s. turning blank white walls into bespoke maps. Dave’s past clients include Channel 4, Unilad, Innside New York, Manchester Arndale, Urban Bubble, CBRE and ITV.

if you are interested in a commission or a doodle map of your own then please get in touch!

www.davedraws.co.uk

dave@davedraws.co.uk

Felicity Meachem

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

FELICITY MEACHEM

Felicity Meachem is a contemporary British artist. Shortly after completing her BA in Fine Art Painting at the University of Brighton in 2018, she has moved to pursue her practice, now based in Manchester. She has since been awarded Runner Up of the Graduate Art prize 2018 for her painting ‘I’m Alright, Hiding Tonight’ and has had selected work in the Manchester Open Exhibition 2020.

Burgeoning with an overload of pattern, Meachem’s work celebrates the use of the decorative within contemporary Fine Art Painting.  While pattern can still signify twee, kitsch, and the feminine, she believes that with the right use of decoration in painting it can be evocative and empowering.  Her paintings depict dreamscapes made of collaged Images. Figures are suspended in an indefinite psychedelic space, reminiscent of the BFG floating and tumbling about in his phiz-whizzing dream country.

I :: @felicitymeachempainting

One6th – Animation Studio

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

One6th

Animation Studio

One6th was founded in 2018 by a team of animation artists, filmmakers and producers. Together they create meticulously crafted, cinematic stop-motion animation, driven by thought provoking narratives and striking handmade aesthetics. 

At their Manchester studio, they make commercials, online content and short films, drawing inspiration from an eclectic mix of cultures and bringing together their respective experiences from across Europe.​

Creatively, they strive to be agile, exploring new genres and fresh perspectives with each project, and combining them with the traditions and imagination of stop-motion animation.

One6th are represented by Partizan for commercials, music videos and online content across Europe and the U.S.

For business enquiries please contact duncan.gaman@partizan.com

W :: www.one6th.co

T :: www.twitter.com/one_6th

F :: www.facebook.com/one6th

I :: www.instagram.com/one_6th

E :: Baz@one6th.co

Sandra Robinson

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Sandra is a graduate of the Manchester School of Art. A contemporary abstract artist, primarily a painter but also working with collage contemporary drawing and mixed media.

Email :: Sandra.m.robinson@ntlworld.com 

Instagram :: sandrarobinsonart

Twitter :: @colourofideas

Wilderness Bride

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

WILDERNESS BRIDE CREATES CLASSIC, SIMPLE AND ELEGANT BRIDAL WEAR DESIGNED AND MADE IN THE UK.

Forever influenced by nature and heritage we aim to create a unique bridal vision that is different in a subtle, quiet way for individuals that seek a timeless bridal look for their wedding day. We focus on flattering shapes and encourage a ‘less is more’ approach to bridal wear. Wilderness Bride designs are extremely versatile allowing each individual bride to add their own personal touch through additional pieces.

Wildernessbride.co.uk

info@wildernessbride.co.ukInstagram/wildernessbride

Ian Morris

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Ian Morris is an Illustrator based in Manchester. His sophisticated use of line, brings charm and life to his work. He is often never without a pen and paper, ready to express his endless imagination of engaging characters who all have stories to tell. Ian also has a great admiration for printing methods working with screen printing and etching techniques. Ian has worked with clients such as the Class of ’92, The Manchester Science Festival and the Lake’s International Comic Arts Festival. Ian has also recently been selected by the Association of Illustrators for the Top 15 Illustration Graduates 2017, which will feature in Varoom Magazine Issue 36.

Website: https://www.ianmorrisillustration.com/

Contact Email: ian@ianmorrisillustration.com

Stefanie Elrick / Fetterman

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Stefanie has her fingers in many pies. She’s a published author, dancer and performer who toured the world in her 20’s with the likes of Hawkwind, The Levellers, Peaches Christ and The Age of Glass and also happens to have an Alternative Wedding planning company. Stefanie has been the in-house wedding planner for Hope Mill’s neighboring theatre and event space Hope Mill Theatre since Christmas 2015.

She is also a fully accredited celebrant through the BHA and can perform humanist wedding ceremonies.

Depending on what day of the week it is you will find her donning a different cap. Here are just some of the websites she’s created and maintains :

www.stefanieelrick.com // www.alternativeweddingsmcr.com // www.ultraviolets.org.uk // www.stefaniefettermanhumanistceremonies.com  // www.rustictrestletablehire.com 

Georgia Noble

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Georgia Noble is an internationally selling Fine Artist living and working in Manchester. She attended The Manchester School of Art and graduated in 2015, specialising in oil painting.

Since graduating, she has shown work in The Curwen Gallery’s ‘Northern Graduates’ exhibition in London and was selected by Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art to appear in their 2016 ‘Invest In Art’ initiative.

In Georgia’s practice she aims to transcend the conventions of traditional landscape painting in order to present the viewer with a sense of space that, through both expressive mark making and the thin layering of oil paint, goes beyond the physical and real to evoke a sense of somewhere ‘other’.

Often through the omission of a clear structure and horizon line, she uses both suggestive and bold marks, combined with a varied palette to allude to the natural environment in attempt to capture and represent the energies and forms it possesses. Familiarities found within the paintings provide the viewer with a sense of stability and recognition with the world they are accustomed to, while the more abstract formations deliver a sense of escapism.

It is her aim that the work provokes questions of the metaphysical and hints at the sublime, challenging preconceptions of our existence within nature and addressing our inferiority and mortality in relation to it.

The paintings themselves are made in response to her own experiences and relationship with the natural environment and, painting impulsively, she lets this be the source that she works from and builds her compositions through methods of abstraction to create a final image that is free from formal structure and is open to interpretation.

www.georgianoble.com

www.saatchiart.com/georgianoble

g.a.noble@hotmail.com

Instagram: ____gee

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