IRIS supports creative talent via a range of innovative showcase events organised through Etalage Exhibitions - part of IRIS Artistic Platform.

ÉTALAGE I: Friday 25th April 2014 – Friday 4th May 2014

AWOL Studios. Manchester

Curator: Elizabeth Ball founder and creator of IRIS Artistic Platform


ÉTALAGE exhibited an exciting and diverse collection of photographic practice from a range of talented artists. The exhibition was well attended welcoming over 200 guests on the opening night, generating publicity and interest, raising the profile and promoting the work of the artist.

The exhibition provided networking opportunities for practitioners within the artistic community to meet, sharing knowledge and experience, building creative relationships, collaborative partnerships and mutually beneficial links within the photographic industry at every level.


“So much brill artistic talent & enterprising spirit @IRISArtPlatform @awol_studios” - Julie Ward

“Great @IRISArtPlatform Etalage exhibition at @awol_studios last night. Definitely worth a visit.” - Sharon Baddeley

“ÉTALAGE exhibition at @awol_studios went great everyone with @IRISArtPlatform should give themselves a pat on the back” - Isaac Mellalieu

“Good work everyone involved with @IRISArtPlatform exhibition. Great to see the work and great turn out” – TENT

“Went to see @IRISArtPlatform Etalage exhibition @awol_studios last night. Great work! @ajphoto27 @mikestephens999 @marcprovins” - Louise Astbury

“Well done all @IrisArtPlatform go and see all the brilliant work including @kevincrooks” – Manny Crooks


Reo Bartosz, Charlotte Cousins, Kevin Crooks, Wayne Daniel, Alastair Eccles, Jennifer Haley, Jenna Hollis, 

Joshua Jackson, Daniel Llobera, Isaac Mellalieu, Joshua Payne, 

Marc Provins, Mike Stevens, Will Sharp, Colin Tomas,
Gary Woods, AJ Wilkinson, Thomas Whitehead.


Opening Night Friday 7th November. AWOL Studios, 6.30pm. 

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