About the Artists

 My Utopia Artists - Richard Kelly and Emma Evans

Richard Kelly (L) and Emma Evans (R) outside the Carlton Club, Manchester.


Emma Evans Artist

Emma Evans is an abstract artist, her style is bold, colourful and playful. She began her professional art journey in 2018 after a successful career in fashion. Emma recently brought her local high street alive with her unique window doodles, her story of hope was captured by local press. Emma is proud to be an Art Battle finalist, of her motivational art for a Nike campaign, her work with Parkylife, a Parkinson’s initiative, and more recently, the well-being art workshops she runs for MancSpirit mental health charity. Emma has created work for Highpoint music festival and is currently showcasing on Comme Ca Art.


Richard Kelly Photographer


Richard Kelly is an acclaimed photographer, specialising in fashion, portrait and music photography.  His work is published in Rolling Stone Magazine, Dazed & Confused, Vice, Elle and The Guardian. He has exhibited at the Fashion & Textile Museum, Robin Hurt Gallery London and numerous fashion and music collectives. Most recently he has held a retrospective of 20 years music photography at Colony in Manchester.