It’s a race against time for a Blackpool artist looking to take his work on tour with a big trip to the Big Apple.
Screen painter Robin Ross has the opportunity of a lifetime to put his prints on display in an art cafe in Brooklyn, New York next year.
But there’s a catch.
The artist, whose studio is based at The Old Rock Factory, Deansgate, has just 30 days to raise £1,500 and is relying on crowd-funding to make his dream happen. The pressure isn’t putting him off though.
In fact, he’s looking forward to the challenge. “It has taken me nine years to get where I am now and there are a lot of exciting times ahead,” he said. “I’m having a ball”…