Heartside Studio and Gallery

The Heartside Ministry was founded in 1983 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as an outreach to the homeless and disenfranchised people of the streets in a neighbourhood abandoned by businesses and avoided by many. In 1993, in response to the needs of the community, the Ministry developed a programme of one-on-one adult literacy classes, further expanding … Continue reading Heartside Studio and Gallery


Andrew Beswick

Artist's Statement: Andrew Beswick is a Manchester-based artist who's work includes poetry, drawing, performance and sculpture. His approach to art is intuitive and self-taught and his inspiration to begin making art originated from a love of expressionist painting, primitive/ outsider art and the work of groups such as COBRA and the Situationist International. His interest … Continue reading Andrew Beswick

Joe Cook

(Featured Image: Joe Cook, UV)I am always keen to hear from artists who would be interested in a blog post focusing on their work. Usually, I ask for an artist's statement and a few images which they would like to showcase, but these guidelines are very flexible and I am open to suggestions. If you would … Continue reading Joe Cook