Saturday, 10 June 2017

Poster Ghouls!

Just 2 of the diabolical portraits featuring in Little Monsters... coming scarily soon...
Left; Doll Box by Shelley Hughes. Right Nutella #2 by Emily Sparkes

Little Monsters (More than a nip, they bite!)

A visual art exhibition from the darkest corridors of the imagination!
Opening event On Friday 7th July from 5 pm –  8 pm
The Showcase Gallery. Ground Floor. The Jubilee Trade Centre. 130 Pershore St, Birmingham.
B5 6ND
Also open every frightening Friday during the month of July, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th  from 1-5pm. Other days and times by appointment – if you dare!
A gallery of rouge artists including: Alex Robertson, Anita Roye, Ian Andrews, David Miller, Emily Sparkes, Harjit Dogra, Jamie Fowkes, Kevin Ryan, Paul Newman, Prabhat Basu, Rebecca Walker, Sarah Fortes Mayer, Shelley Hughes

All presenting not so pretty pictures, ‘orrible objects, petrifying painting and monstrous more!

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Monday, 25 January 2016


New character 'Frank' appears in various guises in Stage by Paul Newman at mac birmingham
September 21 to Nov 22nd 2015


Sunday, 12 April 2015


Grace Williams artist/curator of Gothic with her work for the exhibition Escamotage 2014
More information about Grace in The Monster Makers section

Tuesday, 7 April 2015



7th April - 2nd May Library of Birmingham

Exhibition Launch | April 8 | 6pm – 8pm | Highlight Space, Level 3

Please join us for the exhibition launch event, kick starting a three week takeover of the Library of Birmingham, culminating in a day of Gothic related talks on May 2, 2015 from across BCU’s Art, Design, Media and English faculties. The event promises to be a fascinating and contemporary look at all things macabre and is a great opportunity to meet some of the artists and speakers.
Exhibiting artists include:

Jivan Astfalck, Sally Bailey, Rachel Colley, Alessandro Columbano, Gregory Dunn, Jodie Drinkwater, Joanna Fursman, Anneka French, Bruno Grilo, Ole Hagen, Hannah Honeywill, Shelley Hughes, Sevven Kucuk, Jo Longhurst, Amy Lunn, Paul Newman, Wendi Ann Titmus, Cathy Wade, Grace A Williams and Rafal Zar.

Event lead: Dr Serena Trowbridge, School of English

Curator: Grace A Williams, School of Art

With thanks to Bex Price, School of English

Sunday, 23 November 2014


The Art Club installation at Monster Club. Art Club are young artists aged 8-16.

Comprehensive images of the Monster Club exhibition are on the Monsters Lair page