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ELECTRIC AVENUE

Matt Cockayne

ELECTRIC AVENUE

The new art collection by popular Sheffield artist Matt Cockayne due to launch Sunday 6th May at Heist Craft in Clowne and also on his website www.goo-design.co.uk Electric Avenue is a electrifying art show which will involve a number of handmade glass “Neon” artworks which will be switched on at 7pm at the event at Heist where Matt is the resident artist and has drawn a number of wall murals in the bar and brewery since it’s opening just over 12 months ago. Matt said he chose Heist for his show as not only is it a great bar but it...

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SPONSORSHIP FOR BANGER AND CASH

Matt Cockayne

SPONSORSHIP FOR BANGER AND CASH

Hi folks, Many of you may have noticed I have set up my own headline art event this year called Bangers and Cash which is basically a rolling art exhibition with 40 old banger cars worth no more than £650.00 on an epic road trip through Europe to Monte Carlo. Every car will be sponsored by a local business and painted by an artist.   We have the Sheffield City Council backing and all the bonnets will be on display in the Winter Gardens as a public art exhibition for the whole of August. The main aim for Bangers and...

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BANGERS AND CASH

Matt Cockayne bangersandcash

BANGERS AND CASH

In March 2017 I was thinking about devising a way of doing a public display of art that would not only involve myself but other artist and the city of Sheffield as a whole. Personally, I’m not a fan of self-absorbent art exhibitions and would much rather be involved with other artist and creative minds alike. I racked my brain for a couple of weeks and a few ideas sprung to mind but none that would raise much profile or cause a stir until I thought of ‘Bangers and Cash’ a public display of art painted on old cars that...

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Remember your Roots!

Matt Cockayne

Remember your Roots!

A brief history of Goo Design 3 Years ago I made the bold decision to go into the unknown and go self-employed as an independent artist, leaving my run of the mill graphic design job with a guaranteed monthly salary, paid holidays, paid sickness when needed, plus the joys of seeing your co-workers 70% of the week.  Little did I know that working on your own can at times be as lonely as maybe being stuck in the wilderness with no company you can quickly loose focus on your objective and find yourself wasting time on social media to find...

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A Brighter Side to Sheff

Matt Cockayne

A Brighter Side to Sheff

Matt launches Steel works collection! Hi around two years ago I created some hand drawn originals which featured Sheffield's Steel works and the surrounding terraced housing. The collection is called "A Brighter Side to Sheff" I have been sitting on them for quite a while and the proud owner of the originals recently invited me to her home so I could photograph them for reproduction. Personally this is my favourite collection of Goo art, My family are from Attercliffe originally and my grandparents worked in the industry and I have heard many stories about the times living amongst the factories. I love...

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