Phil Wilkinson

Phil Wilkinson is a Birmingham based printmaker and painter. I work in a variety of media from woodcut prints and drypoint etchings, through collographs, monoprints and photoetchings, to pen and wash and acrylic. In the near future I hope to add wood engraving to this range. With a contemporary eye, I tackle landscape and local … [Read more…]

Fierce: The Long and Winding Road

Just a quick post (more later). This event jumped out at me from the Fierce programme as being pretty intriguing. And free. Fierce Youth Panel commission: The Long and Winding Road A large part of Fierce’s ethos is to hand power over to the audience and open up access to challenging contemporary art. Nowhere is … [Read more…]

Mae and Rowe

Tamsin Mae and Sue Rowe are Birmingham based artists who sell their work through the website Here are a couple of their pieces. Tamsin Mae Sue Rowe


Another queer-centric art exhibition in Birmingham cleverly timed around the Pride celebrations is aRTpRIDE07 which has work on show at three venues, the Fox Bar on Lower Essex St and Prowler on Stephenson St from now until June 26th with the Custard Factory from June 4th – 11th. No indication of what’s on where but … [Read more…]

Out of the Shadows

Tying in with Pride weekend is Out of the Shadows, a “queer arts event” that has its official launch today and runs until mid June. It also introduces me to a new venue in ABplus on Lower Essex Street where the private view takes place tonight from 6pm for drinks and chats with the artists. … [Read more…]

Solihull Fine Art Degree Show

The Solihull College Fine Art Degree show for 2007 runs from June 9th to 21st from 10am – 4pm (noon on Saturdays) with a Private View on the 8th at 6-8pm. The Fine Art degree at Solihull has something of a reputation apparently with many graduates going on to professional arts careers so this should … [Read more…]