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Saying Goodbye to Cotton On Leeds

Saying Goodbye to Cotton On Leeds

We write this post with a heavy heart. We are sadly having to close down Cotton On Leeds. This decision has not been taken lightly, and we wanted to write this post as an explanation and as a goodbye.

Cotton On Creative: Frances Ross

Cotton On Creative: Frances Ross

September has arrived and with that, we have a new Cotton On Creative of the month to share with you all! Say hello to contemporary painter Frances Ross. We chatted with Frances to find out more about her, and her amazing work.

What’s On September: Leeds

What’s On September: Leeds

Exciting things are taking place in the region this September, read on for some creative events to explore in the city!

Raw Edge: Exhibition Review

Raw Edge: Exhibition Review

I love a good sculpture exhibition. I feel like sculpturing is one of those art forms I would love to be able to do, but never really had the chance to do it since leaving University. Going to exhibitions like ‘Raw Edge’ at Sunny Bank Mills, really makes you want to pick up your tools and get making.

Cotton On Creative: Kirsty Whyatt

Cotton On Creative: Kirsty Whyatt

August is here, which means we have a new Cotton On Creative of the month. Say hello to painter Kirsty Whyatt. Kirsty paints beautifully, a mix of night scenes, still life and more,all without any formal training. We chat to Kirsty to find out more about her, and her work.

What’s On: August

What’s On: August

The Summer holiday’s are here! There are plenty of arty things to get involved with so let’s see what’s on:

Cotton On Creative of the Month: Joshua Beresford

Cotton On Creative of the Month: Joshua Beresford

July's Cotton On Creative of the month is Joshua Beresford! He is an experienced painter and mixed-media collage artist creating fantastic works in Leeds. Read on to hear more about Joshua's practice and work in our interview with him! Cotton On Leeds: Please...

What’s On July: Leeds

What’s On July: Leeds

Exciting things are taking place in Leeds this July, read on for some creative events to explore in the city!

How to Sell at an Art Fair

How to Sell at an Art Fair

People always ask me for advice when it comes to selling their work and setting up tables at our Art Fairs. So I thought I would go through a few of these more frequently asked questions to help give some advice and guidance based of previous event’s we’ve hosted.

Cotton On Creative of the month: Julia Pomeroy

Cotton On Creative of the month: Julia Pomeroy

We are so excited to introduce you to Julia Pomeroy, a very talented painter based in Leeds. Julia creates works representing a range of different people and scenes through vibrant and bold colour. Read on to find out more about Julia and the inspirations and thoughts behind their work!

What’s On: Leeds

What’s On: Leeds

Enjoy the beautiful summer weather by exploring Leeds and the art it has to offer. We have listed a whole bunch of art events for you to attend this June – take a peek!

A State of Matter: Exhibition Review

A State of Matter: Exhibition Review

As I stepped into the ‘A State of Matter’ exhibition, I was a little shocked that the first piece of art I come across was simply a huge pane of glass.

Cotton On Creative: James Bywood

Cotton On Creative: James Bywood

We are loving the artwork of Jame Bywood, so we were super excited when he agreed to be our May Cotton On Creative artist! His prints are unlike any others we have seen, they are incredible detailed, beautiful and have amazing colours too. We chatted to James about his work and his processes, find out more below.

What’s On: May

What’s On: May

We have another month with plenty of Bank Holiday’s ahead of us, so why not use that time to do something arty. We have listed a whole bunch of free art events for you to attend in the Leeds City Region that are happening th