Means of Escape

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

Black Lives Matter

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

Every Cloud

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

Love your neighbour OT

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

Postcard City

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

“Snippets”

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”

OT Flags

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

The drawer- Lynda Sterling

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

Open Gardens window exhibition

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

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

“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