3 Hot Artists to Watch at CAF17 – Chester Arts Fair


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3 Hot Artists to Watch at CAF17

As the months go on, the exhibitor list for CAF17 grows more and more incorporating both UK & International established and emerging artists working in a variety of mediums. Below are just 3 artists to keep an eye on and visit at the Fair in November.


Chester Arts Fair Jody Craddock



Jody Craddock


In 2014 Jody turned his full attention to developing his career as an artist after hanging up his football boots as he retired from professional football. Since then, he has exhibited his work widely throughout the UK in exhibitions up and down the country. Next stop Chester Arts Fair.




Chester Arts Fair Kieran Ingram



 Kieran Ingram

Born in Perth, Kieran attended the Angel Academy of Art in Florence at the age of 17 to study classical drawing and painting. Since then he has worked from his London studio producing a variety of works for exhibitions in Australia & the UK and in 2016 Kieran was a contestant on Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year.





Chester Arts Fair Mandy Cleveland



 Mandy Cleveland

Based in Manchester, Mandy won the Best Artist in Show at Simply Cheshire earlier in the year with her collection of intricate, hand drawn work. Using old envelopes of various shapes and sizes, Mandy takes inspiration from the natural world to transform throw away objects into unique pieces of artwork.






Chester Arts Fair VAO

Visual Art Open

The Visual Art Open launched in 2016 to offer both emerging and established artists the opportunity to develop their passion and career in the arts. At Chester Arts Fair this November, the 25 finalists from all over the world will come together in one exhibition.

In the meantime, voting for the People’s Choice Award is open now. Follow the link below to have your say.




Chester Arts Fair Peter A Photo

Photo Burma – Photography Experience

In September, Travel Photographer Peter Aitchison will be embarking on a photography adventure to Burma. Starting in Bangkok photographing local markets and street life, Pete will then depart for Burma staying over in various locations including Mandalay, Bagan and Heho capturing iconic scenes from the monastries, Irrawaddy River, floating villages and of course the beautiful sunsets and sunrises over the plains of temples.

To take part and be part of this incredible experience, contact Pete on info@peteraphoto.com. There are just 3 spaces left so get in touch.




Chester Arts Fair Taton Park Flower Show


Room of Inklings @ RHS Tatton Flower Show, Tatton Park

RAW-i Studios is proudly contributing to the Mid-Cheshire Hospital Charity garden. Wendy Connelly’s (RAW-i) unique art will be a featured aspect called the ‘Room of Inklings’ part of the ‘Remember Me’ garden designed by The Cheshire Garden to highlight how dementia affects us all in one way or another.

RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park is on from 19-23 July.




Thats all from us this month! If there’s anything above you like the look of and would like more information, just get in touch by emailing info@blackmango.co.uk or call 01244 952020.




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