2016 Bankley Open Call Award Winner

I am absolutely over the moon to have won this years Bankley Open Call 2016 with my piece ‘Begin Well, End Better’.  Looking forward to planning and creating my solo show in the wonderful Bankley Gallery space in 2017.

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Photo credit: John Lynch

Bankley Open Call 2016

I am delighted to have been selected to be part of this years Bankly Open Call exhibition.

Exhibition Private View and Awards Ceremony: 7th October 2016, 6-9pm

The annual open exhibition invites contemporary artists living within the UK, working in any 2D media, video, or sculpture, to be in with a chance of both participating in the Open Call group exhibition and winning Bankley’s prize.

This year the selection panel included:

Poppy Bowers – Exhibition Curator at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Ann Bukantas – Head of Fine Art at Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Katie Rutherford – Director & Curator at Object / A, Manchester
Charlie Booth – Programme Co-ordinator at Redeye Photography Network
Matt Davies – Artist, Winner of Bankley Open Call 2015

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Begin Well, End Better

Exhibition continues Saturdays and Sundays 12 – 4pm until 22nd October 2016

 

 

The Manchester Contemporary: 22-25 September 2016

I am delighted to be showing along side photographer Lucy Ridges at the Manchester Contemporary this year with Manifest Arts.

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To download the full press release (including websites and contact details) please CLICK HERE.

Running along side the Manchester Buy Art Fair 2016, you can buy tickets for the Manchester Contemporary by CLICKING HERE.

Solo Exhibition: Build a Wor(l)d with ‘ing’

This exhibition encompasses sculptures, drawings, photograms and paintings created and chosen in response to the 200 year old Portico Library and its wonderful diverse historic collection.

It is taking place from 2nd October until 31st October 2015

@ The Portico Library & Gallery in Manchester City Centre. 57 Moseley St, M2 3HY. Entrance is on Charlotte street.

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Build a Wor(l)d with ‘ing’ Solo Exhibition

I delighted to announce that I will be having a solo exhibition of my work at the Portico Library in Manchester from 2nd October – 31st October 2015.  The exhibition is titled Build a Wor(l)d with ‘ing’.

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Left: ‘Agile Froot’, Helen Wheeler              Right: Taken from the Portico Collection, J. Nasmyth

The preview event is taking place on Friday 2nd October between 5 – 8pm.

The gallery is open weekly Mondays to Saturday:
Monday 9.30-16.30
Tuesday 9.30-17.30
Wednesday 9.30-17.30
Thursday 9.30-17.30
Friday 9.30-16.30
Saturday 11.00-15.00
Sunday Closed

Helen Wheeler Portico Exhibition Press Release