I love photography & poetry – hence my name Camera Poetry! We are very pleased to present on display in the window a selection of drawings, collage, prints and cards by Mixed media Artist Penelope Nyau. She shares a bit more about her practice, interests and inspiration below. I discovered my interest in photography when … Continue reading Camera Poetry – Penelope Nyau
OT Creative Space has come together with Kala Clothing and Manchester Fashion Movement for Fashion Revolution Week to bring you a park and window exhibition of mini clothing made by individuals in Greater Manchester to show their support for the #payup campaign. As part of their ‘Craftivism’* (craft activism) campaign, they are creating miniature garments … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week 2021
‘Lest We Forget’ Acrylic on watercolour paper, 2021 Stephen has chosen words that will help him remember the way PM Johnson and his cabinet have dealt with the pandemic. Stephen was concerned that the vaccine rollout would make people forget what he sees as the human cost of the inept and bungling response from No. … Continue reading Lest We Forget – Stephen Raw
We are pleased to present two of our Studio Artists work in our Window ; -Donna Michelle Griffith and Mona Malek. Both Artists work with a focus on colour in an Abstract style but in completely different mediums; Inks and Resin.
There’s lots of reasons to celebrate coming up and our current window display by Craft n Creations has all that you need to decorate, gift and treat someone else or just yourself! Craft n Creations is a new business set up by a local maker and offers a whole range of paper cut bunting and … Continue reading Craft n Creations in #thewindow
See your Artwork in our Window Keep your designs and ideas for the #OTarttrail coming in! We will be displaying them all in #thewindow over the next two weeks either by projection if you send them to us digitally or physically if you post them through our door!! Everyone who sends something in before Feb … Continue reading #OTarttrail in #TheWindow
Currently on Display in The Window are items and Artwork created by The Gift Shop Project framed by window drawings by Sam Owen Hull. The Gift Shop Project, based at 42nd street, has been working with 13 – 25yr olds across Trafford to produce handmade products to be exhibited and sold across Greater Manchester. So … Continue reading The Gift Shop Project
We are incredibly pleased to be displaying work by TWO Artists in our Window exhibition space with a musical theme. In the centre are the handcrafted twowood guitars framed by two portraits by Rose de la Font of Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone. Twowood Guitars Daniel Kierczuk , one of our resident Artists, of twowood … Continue reading TWO
Nativity- So this is Christmas- Installation by Lynda Sterling. A contemporary depiction of the classical Nativity Scene using found objects from the local area.
Why not #shoplocal this Christmas ( or anytime) and #supportartists. Artists and Makers on display: Rebecca Bell – Willow maker on instagram @willowbeemine AGNI ceramic candles – 07308140449, email@example.com, http://www.agni.org.uk instagram @agni.org.uk Danielle Porter – Audio project Manager and Artist Instagram @porterreports The Gift Shop Project– Instagram @42ndstreet Clare Pritchard– Macrame on Instagram @cpmancrame or … Continue reading OT Creatives Window Takeover
The work in this Exhibition, on display in The Window, has been produced by prisoners serving sentences for various offences. I spent many fulfilling years teaching art in prisons and could appreciate first hand the transforming and beneficial influence of Art within this setting. My hope and intention in exhibiting this work is not only … Continue reading Means of Escape
On Monday 22nd June Illustrator Oliver East took over our Window space as part of our #staycreativeOT project to create a series of illustrations drawn directly onto the windows. The portraits are all of local people that Oliver has drawn whilst walking around Old Trafford and Moss Side, the middle one at the top is … Continue reading Oliver East – Live Drawing in #theWindow
In response to the killing of George Floyd and to show solidarity with the Black Lives movement, OT creative SPACE created some posters to display in #thewindow. We are looking forward to opening our doors soon to Old Trafford – known as a place of welcome for people of all backgrounds. #BlackLivesMatter The posters were … Continue reading Black Lives Matter
To accompany the Every Cloud Installation along Ayres road as part of #staycreativeOT project The Window displays more clouds with three words written on them suggested by members of the OT Community to encourage each other during this time. “Good Job You!” …..”There is hope”…..” Bring me sunshine” ….”Black Lives Matter”….. “Don’t give up”…. “How … Continue reading Every Cloud
As shops and restaurants are forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic we have chosen to keep our Window display open to encourage and uplift those who may be passing on their daily exercise walk or to get essential food. Even though things may not be good in the world, there are lots of … Continue reading Love your neighbour OT
Currently showing in THE WINDOW is “Postcard City” created by members of THE BACK gALLErY art club at the last workshop in January. Participants used postcards made as part of the #answersonapostcardplease project by many different community members and groups across Old Trafford to build their own postcard city. The city includes highrise towerbocks , … Continue reading Postcard City
Gloria Brooks – Pull up a chair Installation 2017 firstname.lastname@example.org This installation work is concerned with ‘Identity’. It talks of the importance of the family and how we are shaped by our environment. The Artist found growing up in a large family was challenging and finding her place within that family even more so. Within … Continue reading Pull up a chair – Gloria Brooks
We are very excited to host Clay Studio Mcr’s Christmas Show and Members Sale in our SPACE. You can view a fabulous selection of ceramics and pottery both in The Window and inside over the weekend 13th-15th December. Items are for sale so you might just pick up some lovely local handmade gifts too. Come … Continue reading Clay studio Christmas Show 13th-15th December
Snippits of conversations that took place at The coffee and Story sharing Afternoon, September 2019. “Snippits” is a visual documentation of the conversations, stories and images that were shared at our Coffee and story sharing afternoon held in September 2019. It captures small sections of stories shared, that some may think are insignificant, but brought … Continue reading “Snippets”
Our current display in THE WINDOW is a selection of printed flags created at our family printing workshop on Saturday 7th September. Using the world flag bunting hung across the street as inspiration, participants were asked to design their own flag to represent Old Trafford using pre-cut lino shapes and other printing objects. They also … Continue reading OT Flags
Currently on display in THE WINDOW is Lynda Sterling’s installation “The Drawer“ Documenting all the items found left behind in a Drawer by the retired Butcher who used to inhabit OT creative SPACE, this piece highlights the beauty in the abandoned items. Items that once served a purpose, but now lie dormant, it is a … Continue reading The drawer- Lynda Sterling
To celebrate Open Gardens Old Trafford happening on Sunday 7th July we have embraced all things nature and are very proud to present our first open call exhibition in The Window.
Darron Brady b.1977, Dgbrady77@gmail.com, Instagram @bradosart Darron Brady is a self taught local Artist who has been painting for over 19 years. His paintings tell a story on many different levels. The artist invites you to look deeper and join in with that story. “Painting for me has felt more of a companion than a … Continue reading Darron Brady
“Danger of Suffocation- keep away from children” by Lynda Sterling. 2018. A plastic Tapestry and installation. Using plastic bags Lynda Sterling has created a plastic Tapestry resembling a child’s quilt, with the words “Danger of Suffocation, Drowning in Plastic” on it, the first half taken from the common warning seen on plastic bags and the … Continue reading Danger of Suffocation