Friday, 12 November 2010

BlankWeekend... One-off Performances, Manchester

Saturday 13 - Sunday 14 November | Manchester | Free

All around central Manchester, live artists and performers will be engaging the unwitting general public with their unexpected, incidental interventions. Who will you encounter?

More info at

Liz West's intervention will be in Tesco Metro on Saturday 13th November

M1 1PW

BlankMarket Open All Hours...

Friday 12 - Thursday 18 November | Manchester | Free

A one-of-a-kind Art trail for buyers and audiences alike. Take an innovative urban art trail through the city, accessible 24 hours a day, experiencing work by emerging artists in prominent window displays. For the first time BlankMarket online store physically showcases some its fantastic work.

BlankMarket Open All Hours is an exciting opportunity to purchase works on display in prominent window spaces throughout Manchester city centre. Follow the map night or day to find your favourite from a selection of over one hundred and fifty works, then simply visit BlankMarket online shop, click, pay and receive. Purchasing a unique contemporary work from an emerging artist has never been easier or more fun!

Each work is available for purchase from:

Liz West's work will be exhibited at Piccadilly Place, Manchester, M1 3BN.

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Finalist for International Celeste Art Prize

Liz West has been selected as a finalist for the International Celeste Art Prize.

Please visit for more information.

Is an international contemporary arts prize, in which artists decide who wins the 40,000 € prize money (all finalists will have a share in the awards)! 23 international art critics will select the 50 finalist works which will be exhibited in New York in December 2010.nThe 50 finalist works have now been selected by a unique, innovative and totally ‘open’ process, in which each of the 23 international selectors have published online their choices.

All finalist artists vote and share in 40,000 € art awards
Final exhibition 11-13 December,
Awards night 11 December,
The Invisible Dog
51 Bergen street, Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Friday, 5 November 2010

Salon 2010 Exhibition @ South Square Gallery

South Square Salon Show | 06 November - 22 December 2010

"South Square has always been at the forefront of the emerging art scene in Yorkshire and has kept a fresh perspective on progress. This show creates a level playing field where artists at all stages of their artistic career rub shoulders with each other in this inclusive and diverse exhibition."

Deborah Britton Curatorial Intern.

Liz West's work features in this years Salon exhibition. South Square Salon Show 2010 has provided the opportunity for an abundance of diverse artists to exhibit their work together in Thornton during this festive period. South Square Gallery is a grassroots exhibition space committed to providing a professional and supportive resource for artists and emerging curators. Now celebrating our 25th year we have built a strong reputation as an integral and ambitious contemporary art venue, hosting an ever evolving dialogue between artists and their audiences.

Every available surface of the gallery has been covered with exciting and engaging contemporary art, hanging work from floor to ceiling in a traditional salon style. The Salon showcases the best in visual art today, expect artworks covering a broad range of themes in a variety of mediums reflecting the breadth of grassroots art practice from the Yorkshire region and beyond.

South Square Bonfire Night Party
Friday 5th November, 7-9PM

South Square will be hosting a festive opening night for the Salon Show on November the 5th, from 7-9pm. There will be pie and peas and warm drinks available, art for sale, and a burning phoenix display.

People attending the gallery opening night will be invited to attach wishes and hopes to the wings of a phoenix. The mythical bird will catch fire at 8.00 p.m. and we will find out if those dreams and desires are reborn and renewed in the ashes. Bring your ideas and thoughts to a very special opening night of the Salon Show.

South Square,
BD13 3LD

Email: | Telephone: +44 (0)1274 834 747

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Second place in the Art Interview 22nd International Online Artist Competition

Liz West is pleased to announced she came in second place in the Art Interview 22nd International Online Artist Competition.

The competition ran from 1 July to 30 September 2010 and attracted artists from Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Virgin Islands and Viet Nam.

456 original works were submitted from 152 different artists.

Please follow this LINK for more information.