Manchester Art Fair 2018 / by Beverley Irving

The MA is complete! This week I received a distinction from Manchester School of Art and rewarded myself with a few days in the Welsh mountains… away from everyone, no signal, no internet; might sound miserable, but it was perfect!

Around the time of the degree show, I received an email saying I had been chosen to be represented by Manchester School of Art at Manchester Art Fair. This gave me a focus to keep on running with rather than collapsing in bed for a month. I visited the fair today and I take my hat off to the MSoA tutors who curated our stands perfectly. The spaced flowed despite our work being drastically different in materials and context. I’m hugely grateful for being given this opportunity. The work within the fair was exciting, inspiring and energetic. It was great to be a part of it.