We're proud to be home to a flourishing creative community of artists in residence, studio holders, retailers and other independent creative businesses.
Our Artists & Creative Industries
Andrea KuAndrea Ku is our Gardener in Residence. She's also an artist, beekeeper and gardener based in Liverpool.
Seke ChimutengwendeChoreographer, performer, director, teacher and artist Seke Chimutengwende joins us for a brief residency at Bluecoat.
Gareth KempPainter Gareth Kemp joins us as our latest artist in residence, as part of the New Contemporaries Studio Bursary.
Chester TennesonChester Tenneson uses sculpture, print and performance to explore the absurdity of institutional design and to question its authority.
Veronica WatsonVeronica Watson is a founding member of Blue Room and has been creating work since 2007.
Bridget O'GormanBridget O’Gorman works with video, sculptural installation and live events to explore the instability of bodies and objects.
Salma NoorLiverpool artist Salma Noor’s practice uses digital platforms to interrogate the structures of power that we inhabit and those which inhabit us.
Patt FlynnPat Flynn uses 3D software to create digital photography that deals with consumer culture and belief.
Joshua HendersonJoshua Henderson is a visual artist and musician with a passion for the architecture and heritage of his home city of Liverpool, UK.
Garth GratrixGarth Gratrix’s work uses strategies of queering to reveal ways that materials, language and spaces can be playful, curious and ‘slippery’.
Emily MottoEmily Motto held a year long residency at Bluecoat, as part of New Contemporaries Studio Bursary.
Pete ClarkePete Clarke is an artist who explores concepts of the city, modernity and history utilising painting, printmaking, drawing and poetic text.
Nawal GebreelNawal is an innovative textile designer specialising in fabric manipulation and print.
Annabel LittleAnnabel's work crosses over and questions the boundaries between art, design and architecture.
March for the Arts CollectiveMarch for the Arts is a collective dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of the arts.
Ben EgertonBen Egerton is a Liverpool artist working with painting as installation, street art, poetry and a mix of other mediums.
Leo FitzmauriceLeo Fitzmaurice was born in Shropshire, England, in 1963 and now lives and works in Merseyside.
Liverpool Arab Arts FestivalLiverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) is the UK’s longest running and most successful annual Arab arts and cultural festival, platforming the best UK and international Arab artists.
Please note - Our Print Studio is currently closed. We hope to open the facility again in October 2021.
There has been a printmaking facility at the Bluecoat since the late 1960's, initially concentrating on the process of etching but now encompassing a broader range of techniques. Housed in two studios, our Print Studios offer courses, workshops and studio hire to anyone interested in exploring the creative possibilities of print, from absolute beginners to practised artists.
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