Glasgow City Arts 2015

Glasgow City Arts 2015

The resolutions are being rhymed off, Jackie Bird is poised ready with a glass of pink fizz and the usual Hogmanay celebrations will see us carried over the New Year with a sore head to boot. 2015 has been a fantastic year for Glasgow City Arts, take a look at some of our favourite moments!

ALLENOMIS

Earlier this year Annalisa Simonella told us all about Allenomis, her womenswear brand combining sustainability with enhanced functionality, read more...


DAVID GALLETLY

David Gallantly is a Glasgow based illustrator, he gave us a fantastic insight into his background and the processes behind his wonderful work, read more...


GLASGOW OPEN HOUSE

In April we enjoyed the 2nd year of Glasgow Open House, a 100% artist-led non-profit festival founded by Amalie Silvani-Jones which showcased emerging and established artists across various locations in Glasgow, read more...


SAINT WEREWOLF

One of our favourite Artist Features this year included the work of Saint Werewolf aka Francis J Smith a Glasgow based with a great sense of style, read more...


MADS HOLM

Mads Holm, born and raised in Copenhagen, his photographs from his book Civil War really caught our eye this year, read more...


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WHERE THE LAND RISES

Peter Holliday was our favourite Glasgow based graduate this year with his fantastic photography project 'Where the Land Rises', read more... 


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HENRY COOMBES

Rachel Boyd interviewed Glasgow-based artist and filmmaker Henry Coombes, read more...


IANTHE HOPE

Illustration graduate Ianthe Hope's collography portraits and sculptures made up one of our most popular features this year, read more... 


INTEGRITY PAINTING PRIZE

One of our favourite events was the weird and wonderful Integrity Painting Prize, read more...


VENEER GALLERY

Another stand out Interview was with the founder of Veneer Gallery, based in the West End of Glasgow, Alex Campbell. He gave us a fantastic insight into his background and how he came to own his own gallery, read more...


GENEVIEVE RYAN

Another popular feature was Rachael Smith's interview with Genevieve Ryan, a Glasgow based freelance illustrator, designer and printmaker, read more...


RABBIE DENIM GLASGOW

September saw another stand out interview with Glasgow's very own Rabbie Denim, read more...


TURNER PRIZE 2015

This year saw a first for Glasgow as the Turner Prize came to the Tramway and didn't fail to impress as winners Assemble broke tradition by embracing this years theme 'try something different', read more...


STARTING AGAIN

Our last interview of the year was with photographer Conor Ashleigh during his exhibition  'Starting Again', commissioned by the British Red Cross, read more...


We’d like to take the opportunity to thank all of our contributors, the artists and artisans that have been featured and the new collaborators we’ve made along the way. From the curious to the creative, we’ve continued to be inspired by Glasgow’s abundance of talented citizens and are looking forward to sharing more discoveries in 2016! All the best, from Glasgow City Arts.

Top 5: January/February

Top 5: January/February

Interview with Recoat

Interview with Recoat