‘Painted Perceptions’ – Peter Lewis, Danny Markey, Liam Spencer, Robert Welch & Thomas Watt


The rooftops of Ardwick are not everyone’s idea of an inspiring subject for a work of art. However, with the help of a little sunshine and a painter’s touch, this unpromising material is transformed into vivid celebration of colour and light in Liam Spencer’s painterly interpretations of 90’s Manchester.

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Bridget Riley


Paintings from the 1980’s to 1994 by one of the UK’s foremost international artists explore the primary sensations of colour and light in an ever changing natural world in this, Bridget Riley’s first solo exhibition in the North West for twenty years.

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‘Paintings, Drawings & Prints’ – Tim Hyman


As a painter, writer, lecturer and exhibition organiser, Timothy Hyman has done much over the last decade to revive interest in narrative painting.

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‘Paintings’ – Sharon Hall


Sharon Hall’s paintings set the viewer a visual challenge. They combine abstraction with meticulously drawn images, which often layered over one another are set against fields of shimmering colour.

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‘Print Out: An Exhibition By Printmakers Using Information Technology’ – Max Davison, Eric Greatrex, Carole Key, Simon Lewandowski & Jim Nobel


Although there have been some uses of the computer in the field of art for a good three decades now, it is only within the last few years that a more widespread curiosity has led to a growing exploitation of creative potential.

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‘Four Contemporary Watercolour Artists’ (in collaboration with The Whitworth Art Gallery) – Norman Adams, Elizabeth Blackadder, William Crozier, Barbara Rae


The forthcoming exhibition at the Castlefield Gallery offers an opportunity to compare the old with the new.

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‘Sculpture & Drawings’ – Peter Randall-Page


Sensuously carved stone sculptures have established Peter Randall-Page’s reputation as one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists.

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‘Paintings’ – Basil Beattie


The exhibition shows recent paintings by Basil Beattie, a British abstract painter who was influenced by American Abstract Expressionism early in his career, and has gone on to paint his own personal vision of abstraction.

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‘Official Visa Olympic Artist For Britain’ – David Hiscock


An exhibition of works produced for the Olympic games Barcelona 1992
Presented by the Castlefield Gallery.

During the Barcelona Olympics, David Hiscock represented Great Britain as official Visa Olympic Artist. At Eastgate, the Castlefield Gallery presents a series of 12 Cibachrome prints produced for this year’s games.

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‘Paintings 1990-1992’ – Estelle Thompson


Estelle Thompson is emerging as one of Britain’s most interesting young artists. Since leaving the Royal College in 1986 she has continued to develop and refine her paintings and has built up a substantial body of very good work.

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