Althea McNish: Colour is Mine

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Image of artist and designer Althea McNish in front of her textile designs
Image credit: Althea McNish (1933-2020)
Althea McNish: Colour is Mine
The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Exhibition poster design
Photo: Hodder/ANL/Shutterstock
Design: Mark El-khatib

The Whitworth is pleased to host a brilliant and colourful collection of Althea McNish’s work.

Althea McNish was the first Caribbean designer to achieve international recognition. She was also one of the most inspiring textile designers in the UK.

This collection of NcNish’s work includes some of her most celebrated textiles and wallpapers, as well as some items from her most prized personal archive.


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The University of Manchester, Oxford Road
Greater Manchester,
M15 6ER
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