Expressive Art on the Mersey

July 7, 2016

Claire McCarthy launches her latest art project on the River Mersey this week as she become the first ever artist in residence on board the Mersey Ferries.Claire, who won a position at The London, Mall Galleries Threadneedle Prize Exhibition, is renowned for her Urban Council House Series, Liverpool Street scenes and Landscapes, will be painting on board the Snowdrop and Royal Iris passenger ferry over the course of 10 weeks, starting from the 13th July 2016. The collection of works she plans to produce will explore views within and outside the round trips of Mersey Ferries. She also desires that her project will give local painters more of a profile in the city, and hopes that it will inspire artists to be more confident about exhibiting their work and engaging in creative projects within and around the city.Exhibition date is proposed for 29th September, venue is yet to be confirmed.

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