News and Events

 

Link here to join Urban Sketchers Manchester on Facebook

Link here to my online Guardian feature 'Sketch in the City' (March 2018)

Planned events (2019)

Drawing workshop, Bengal Architecture Institute, University of Bangladesh, April 2019

Urban Sketching Workshops summer 2019 programme TBC

Previous workshops, lectures + exhibitions include:

Urban Sketching Workshop, Brussels, Sept 2018

Manchester Art Fair (previously Buy Art Fair), October 2016 / 2017 / 2018

USK Faculty Instructor: Urban Sketchers Symposium, Porto (2018) and Chicago (2017)

Urban Sketchers Manchester USK 10x10 workshop coordinator, 2017 / 2018

Salford Museum and Art Gallery: Urban Sketchers Manchester exhibition: Dec - June 2018

Urban Sketching Workshop, Canterbury, June 2017

Artist-in-residence for Bruntwood Limited at RHS Tatton, July 2016

Local organiser 7th Annual International Urban Sketching Symposium, Manchester, July 2016

Speaker at Landscapes of Identity Symposium, Manchester, May 2016

Urban Sketching Workshop, Amsterdam, August 2015

Didsbury Arts Festival commissioned exhibition 'In Between Places' in collaboration with Phil Griffin, June 2015

Pushing Your Sketching Boundaries Urban Sketching Workshop, Coventry, April 2015

Chair at Women in Architecture event for MMU Special Collections (part of Wonder Women Festival), March 2015

Live video on Sky News, painting 10 Downing Street at Labour Party Conference, October 2014

Tate Liverpool Annual Summer School 'Drawing the City' 3 day workshop, July 2014

Interview BBC Radio 4 'Saturday Live' with James Hobbs, January 2014

Published work includes:

Manchester Sketchbook 2, Mancunian Books (Sept 2018); contributing artist

Manchester Sketchbook, Mancunian Books (July 2016); contributing artist

Archisketcher, published July 2015 in US by North Light Books and Apple Books in UK

MCR Magazine, 'MCR Voices' feature article Spring 2016 link here

urban sketches of Manchester, drawn on location 2017-2018

© Simone Ridyard 2018

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