Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Unleashed: The Best in the North at Mr Thomas' Chop House Manchester

29 June 2012 - 31 August 2012

Now open at Mr Thomas' Chop House in Manchester - the third Unleashed: The Best in the North 2012 Exhibition 
Unleashed: The Best in the North is a competition and exhibition of final year illustration students from all over the North(ish) of England shown at Mr Thomas’s Chop House in Manchester City Centre on Cross Street. They hold a competition where they ask art students from around the north to submit their final year illustration work. The exhibition is judged by industry professionals and 25 pieces are shortlisted for a final gala charity auction held on the evening of Thursday 19th July.

This year Preston Illustration students have had four pieces selected two each from 2012 graduates Tim Hall for the movies Super Eight and Tinker Tailor, and two by Rik Das of comedians Benny Hill and Tommy Cooper.

The exhibition runs until August and customers can buy the non-shortlisted pieces of artwork. There is a gala dinner for an invited audience where the 25 shortlisted pieces of artwork are auctioned off; the money raised through the sale of work and the gala dinner is split between the students and the North West Air Ambulance.
So if you're in Manchester pop in and have look?
You can also see more about the show on the facebook page:


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