Chronicles

Art of the Everyday

Looking at the world through the eyes of the everyday, MAFA artists explore things at we take for granted. The everyday tasks that we do and the things that we see every day which often go unnoticed.

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2017 MAFA members exhibition

17th February 2017 – Members Work Prepared for 2017 Spring Exhibition

Manchester Academy Of Fine Art 2017 Spring Exhibition Opening At Stockport Memorial Art Gallery From 25th February To 11th April and the members of MAFA are looking forward to another successful exhibition at Stockport Memorial Art Gallery.

February 17th, 2017

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2016 Selection meeting for new MAFA members

How To Apply To Become A Member Of MAFA

The next  MAFA membership selection process will take place at Manchester School Of Art on Saturday 21st April 2018. Manchester Academy of Fine Arts is currently inviting applications for membership from experienced practising artists.

February 17th, 2017

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2017 Council Meeting For MAFA Membership Applications

Apply to become a member of MAFA. This years MAFA membership elections take place at Manchester School Of Art on 25th March. These are extracts from the Application Form which you can download using the button

February 17th, 2017

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John McCombs – MAFA President 2008 to 2015

John McCombs was MAFA President between 2008 and 2015 John’s gallery at 12 King St, Delph, Saddleworth is open every day except Monday and full details can be found on his website 

February 06th, 2017

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Awards

John Sprakes – Winner Of The MAFA Travel Bursary 2015

News From MAFA Member John Sprakes – Winner of the MAFA Travel Bursary 2015 MAFA Member John Sprakes. ” Hadrians Wall stretches approx. 35 miles from Wallsend in Newcastle to Bowness on the west. It snakes

November 01st, 2016

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Awards

MMU Student Awards with MAFA President, Gerry Halpin MBE

MAFA President Gerry Halpin MBE talks about the MMU Graduate Awards Gerry Halpin MBE with Verity Howard Visiting MMU on behalf of MAFA last week and viewing a superb and richly varied range of final year student

December 14th, 2015

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Awards

2015 MAFA Graduate Awards Winner – Vicky Olivera

Vicky Olivera MAFA MMU Graduate Award Winner 2015 Vicky Olivera I am a Textile artist and the overarching topic of my work is how life experiences and thoughts leave visible and invisible marks that influence our

December 14th, 2015

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Awards

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

December 14th, 2015

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Awards

MAFA Graduate Awards Winner – Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones MAFA MMU Graduate Award Winner 2015 Patrick Jones My practice at present uses charcoal on paper and mono-printing. Sometimes I have installed the works so that time becomes an extra element in the works

December 14th, 2015

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Awards

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

November 14th, 2015

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Awards

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

October 27th, 2015

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New MAFA President, Gerry Halpin MBE, Launches His Presidency

MAFA President Gerry Halpin MBE launches his Presidency The recently elected President of MAFA, Gerry Halpin MBE, hosted a very successful ‘T’ Party for Members, Friends and Trustees as a new initiative whose purpose was to

June 07th, 2015

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150th Anniversary – A Retrospective Summary

150th Anniversary News & Events In 2009 and 2010 M.A.F.A. celebrated its 150th Anniversary. In this section of our website you can see an archive of the celebratory events that marked this historic time. Website news

December 15th, 2010

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Book Launch

‘The Story So Far’ by Sheila Dewsbury ( A History Of MAFA)

History of Mafa: Publication The Story So Far The Story So Far: Manchester Academy of Fine Arts 1859 – 2003 By Sheila Dewsbury Published by Manchester Academy of Fine Arts The story of art and artists

December 08th, 2010

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