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All Outputs (23)

Nice to meet you (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. (2005). Nice to meet you. [Photograph / Press release]. 15 October 2023 - 12 November 2005. (Unpublished)

Beep Biennial (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. Beep Biennial. [Painting]. Exhibited at Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales. 29 July 2022 - 10 September 2022. (Unpublished)

BEEP (biennial exhibition of painting) is a contemporary international painting prize based in Swansea, Wales. BEEP supports contemporary painting. BEEP presented an exhibition of new work in 2022 where the main Beep Painting Prize exhibition... Read More about Beep Biennial.

Colour Flex (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. Colour Flex. [Painting]. Exhibited at The Terrace Gallery, London. 30 June 2022 - 24 July 2022. (Unpublished)

Colour Flex was an exhibition of contemporary painting curated by Dr Matthew Macauley (Coventry University) at the Terrace Gallery, London. The Terrace gallery is an independent art space established by Karl Bielik. The exhibition featured work by... Read More about Colour Flex.

Salford Open 03 (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. Salford Open 03. [Painting]. Exhibited at Salford. 18 June 2022 - 18 September 2022. (Unpublished)

An open exhibition at Salford Museum and Art Gallery held every two years.

Enough is Definitely Enough (2022)
Bracey, A. (2022). Enough is Definitely Enough. Nottingham: Beam Editions

Painted in 1656 by Diego Velázquez, Las Meninas is one of the most revered and innovative artworks in history. Widely discussed, debated and critiqued, it has inspired artists, writers and filmmakers for centuries. Artist, curator and lecturer And... Read More about Enough is Definitely Enough.

Sixty Artists + Ten (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. Sixty Artists + Ten. [Painting]. Exhibited at Whitaker Museum. 16 June 2022 - 11 August 2022. (Unpublished)

60 artists, from a variety of different disciplines who exhibited in an exhibition in 2012 in Manchester, were invited once more to submit a drawing alongside 10 new artists invited to exhibit alongside the original 60 at The Whitaker. The exhibit... Read More about Sixty Artists + Ten.

30 Years of Artist-Led (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. 30 Years of Artist-Led. [Painting]. Exhibited at Bankley Studios, Levenshulme, Manchester. 20 May 2022 - 5 June 2022. (Unpublished)

An exhibition celebrating 30 years of artist-led activity focusing on the work of Bankley Studios + Gallery and looking back at the history of Bankley, as well as acknowledging and highlighting the importance that artist-led activity, studios and ga... Read More about 30 Years of Artist-Led.

Homer's Ghost (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. Homer's Ghost. [Painting]. Exhibited at PAPER Gallery, Manchester. 28 September 2019 - 2 November 2023. (Unpublished)

Homer's Ghost was a solo exhibition held at PAPER Gallery, Manchester in September 2019. Homer’s Ghost, presented a new suite of paintings derived from a poem by the Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh Epic (1959). Kavanagh reflects upon the age; ‘I have li... Read More about Homer's Ghost.

Fully Awake 5.6 (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. Fully Awake 5.6. [Painting]. Exhibited at Freelands Foundation, London. 6 September 2019 - 3 November 2019. (Unpublished)

Fully Awake 5.6 is an exhibition curated by Fully Awake is curated by Sean Kaye (British Higher School of Art and Design, Moscow) and Ian Hartshorne (Head of Painting at Manchester School of Art) with support from independent artist curator Harry Me... Read More about Fully Awake 5.6.

Inner Landscapes (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. Inner Landscapes. [Painting]. Exhibited at Berlin. 9 August 2019 - 18 August 2019. (Unpublished)

Inner Landscapes was an exhibition of works on paper curated by artist Lisa Denyer, in collaboration with PAPER Gallery, Manchester and presented/hosted by Hilbertraum Gallery, Berlin. It featured artists from the North West of England and artists w... Read More about Inner Landscapes.

Inter-Section (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. Inter-Section. [Paper]. Exhibited at Huddersfield. 26 July 2019 - 3 August 2019. (Unpublished)

An exhibition of work on paper curated by Dr Simon Woolham (University of Huddersfield) in collaboration with PAPER Gallery, Manchester. INTER-SECTION brings together a group of artists and artist-run initiatives to explore and examine shared and... Read More about Inter-Section.

Painting, art school & class struggle (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Fletcher, B. (2019, June). Painting, art school & class struggle. Presented at Teaching Painting Conference, Royal Academy of Arts, London

Postcard from Rochdale (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. (2019). Postcard from Rochdale. 19 January 2019 - 18 May 2019. (Unpublished)

An exhibition of works (restricted to postcard size) that respond to the permanent collection of the Touchstones Art Gallery, Rochdale: 'Detail': acrylic on gesso, poplar panel, 'After'/in response to (and exhibited alongside) '... Read More about Postcard from Rochdale.

The Surface of Things (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. (2017). The Surface of Things. 1 July 2017 - 12 August 2017. (Unpublished)

The Surface of Things, Manifest Festival, Manchester and Salford, 1st July - 12th August 2017, New Adelphi Gallery, University of Salford and PAPER Gallery, Manchester. An exhibition/collaboration between PAPER, Manchester and Durden & Ray... Read More about The Surface of Things.

Professional practice : 20 questions (2016)
Book Chapter
Fletcher, B. (2016). Professional practice : 20 questions. In J. Allen, & S. Rowles (Eds.), Q ART Presents : Professional Practice: 20 Questions - Interviews with UK Undergraduate Fine Art Staff Exploring How Students are Prepared for Life after Art School. London: Q-Art

An interview with Brendan Fletcher conducted by Jo Allen and Sarah Rowles exploring the support for professional practice on the BA (Hons) Visual Arts programme at the University of Salford.

Neither/nor (2010)
Exhibition / Performance
Ayliffe, M., Cleary, C., Fletcher, B., Harris, S., & Payne, A. Neither/nor. 15 September 2010 - 30 September 2010. (Unpublished)

The artists featured in Neither/Nor explore painting as an experimental site in which the traditional criteria by which painting has come to be defined have all but been expunged. Painting that is neither/nor. The artists re-examine the philosophic... Read More about Neither/nor.

It knows not what it is (2009)
Exhibition / Performance
Fletcher, B. It knows not what it is. 12 June 2009 - 16 June 2009. (Unpublished)

My recent work is both an exploration of devotional imagery and the nature of abstraction. The plastic paintings draw upon the icon and the logo. Icon derives from Greek, it means picture, and has become associated with the image of Christ. Logo, a... Read More about It knows not what it is.

Conversations in painting (2009)
Exhibition / Performance
Ayliffe, M., Fletcher, B., Hall, S., & Payne, A. Conversations in painting. 22 April 2009 - 10 May 2009. (Unpublished)

Conversations in Painting is an exhibition by four artists working with, and against the boundaries of an abstract painting practice. The artists explore four very different approaches to materials, format and surface and renegotiate a painting para... Read More about Conversations in painting.