MAFA 2015 Graduate Awards Winner – Verity Howard

Verity Howard MAFA MMU Graduate Award Winner 2015 Verity Howard My practice explores using surface decoration techniques, such as monoprinting, and constructing form through slab building. I aim to create forms which are contemplative rather than functional. I am fascinated by glimpses of everyday lives and activities. I am interested in capturing snapshots that convey…

Glenys Latham Comments On The 2015 MAFA MMU Graduate Awards

Comments From Award giver Glenys Latham upon the MAFA Graduate Awards Included in 2015 MMU Graduate Awards are four additional awards which are personal donations. Three from MAFA’s Trustees who are eager to give encouragement to new graduates and stimulate interest in the Academy from emerging new talent, and MAFAs President Award. Each award has been…

About MAFA Graduate Awards For MMU School Of Art Graduates

MAFA MMU Graduate Awards  MAFA MMU Student Award Winners Tony Ratcliffe and John Hewitt agreed to instigate a mechanism for MAFA to make awards to final year students in Manchester school of Art. The intention of this was to promote new, young artists as potential members. This involved looking at all the final year exhibitions in…

Tour of Anthony Ratcliffe Exhibition

Tour of Anthony Ratcliffe Exhibition MAFA Member Anthony Ratcliffe gave a tour of his exhibition ‘Shoreline and Watershed’ at the ‘MMU Special Collections Gallery’ to members of MAFA nd the Friends Society. The tour included an introduction to the ‘Artist Book Archive Library’ by MMU’s Education Officer, Louise Clennell. Anthony Ratcliffe has exhibited widely in…