Artist profile

Kate Findlay

Kate is a professional artist working mainly in textiles. Her work references local landscape and wildlife in applique techniques. She also does commissions and corporate work, particularly making large art quilts and digital artwork incorporating fibre optic lighting.

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Featured Artist: Alex Dodsworth

Published: 24/09/2018  

As part of our subscription package, we are launching a new featured artist section which showcases artists and the specific projects they are working on. The first of these is Alex Dodsworth, whose creative photography practice has developed into the production of collaborative zines, addressing issues of the representation and visibility of LGBT people.

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Curator profile

b-side

b-side is an arts organisation - we work with artists, residents and other organisations to make artworks in response to place: often drawing upon the history, architecture and geography of a particular site or working with communities as source of inspiration and research.

We offer a...

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Upcoming opportunity

The Auckland Project - celebrate the opening of Auckland Castle

Deadline: 28/09/2018   Location: Bishop Auckland  

Working in partnership, The Auckland Project and Northern Heartlands are seeking an artist or arts organisation to create a spectacular event to mark the opening of the redeveloped AUCKLAND CASTLE in the summer of 2019. The event will involve representatives from all sectors of the local community and have a strong element of community engagement, particularly for those who are disadvantaged.

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Artist profile

Hilary Powell

From coal dust mining portraits to demolition stories my practice is a salvage operation looking for hope in the overlooked. Art transforming things, values, people and places. Working with diverse media and participants to ‘disenchant through enchantment’ - questioning the status quo...

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News article

CuratorSpace Salon #5: Exploring People and Place

Published: 05/09/2018  

The fifth of our professional development events for artists and curators will take place on Thursday 27th September at Cafe Ollo, The Media Centre, Huddersfield. These events give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance to have a drink and meet other people working in the creative industries.

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Upcoming opportunity

Soundstripes 2

Deadline: 29/09/2018   Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire  

Soundstripes is an eclectic evening of short silent films, all live scored by a unique band of local improvising musicians. We are looking for artists' short films to screen for the second edition of Soundstripes.

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Curator profile

ARTbound Community

ARTbound Community is a membership based art agency. Creating participatory arts events and annual opportunities for visual artists and fine art photographers.

We provide established artists with events to present their work to wider audiences, whilst also giving up-and-coming amateur...

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Interchange

Deadline: 29/09/2018   Location: Huddersfield - Sheffield, West Yorkshire  

Interchange: Participative Poetry on the Penistone Line for National Poetry Day.

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Artist profile

Darrell Evanes

A successful work of art is not one which resolves contradictions in spurious harmony, but one which expresses the idea of harmony negatively by embodying the contradictions, pure and uncompromising in its innermost structure. We are enabled to apprehend at all what is sublime and noble only by...

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CuratorSpace Salon #4: Artist Union England Meetup and Social

Published: 13/08/2018  

CuratorSpace host their fourth professional development event for artists and curators in collaboration with Artists' Union England at 34 Boar Lane on Thursday 13th September. CuratorSpace Salons give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance to have a drink and meet other people working in the arts. Feel free to bring flyers for your upcoming exhibitions and events to share.

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Upcoming opportunity

Call for Proposals

Deadline: 30/09/2018   Location: London, London  

Artists are invited to submit proposals for the creation of work which will be presented at a high profile arts venue in London in 2019.

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Curator profile

Bank Street Arts

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Artist profile

Stacey Guthrie

I'm a recently menopausal artist living and working in Cornwall. I use many different types of media in my art, from painting to sculpture to kinetic installation and live performance. My work is about the ridiculous expectations placed on women in our society, how our worth is measured and how...

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CuratorSpace Salon #3 at The Art House: Beyond the Studio

Published: 22/06/2018  

The third of our professional development events for artists and curators will take place on Thursday 12th July at The Art House, Wakefield. These events give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance meet other people working in the creative industries.

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Upcoming opportunity

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary

Deadline: 30/09/2018   Location:   

CuratorSpace have launched a new bursary for artists to develop new artworks, projects, or products. We encourage applications that are imaginative and contribute to artist development. One bursary of £500 will be awarded every 3 months.

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Upcoming opportunity

The Dark Arts II

Deadline: 30/09/2018   Location: Antioch, California  

Help us shed light on the darkest places and explore mental and emotional health, human nature, desire, mortality, tragedy, addiction, grief and more

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Curator profile

The Fruitmarket Gallery

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Artist profile

Amy Sterly

Amy Sterly is originally from Chicago and received a B.F.A. in drawing and sculpture from Rockford College, Illinois in 1986. She moved to the U.K. in 1989 and has since exhibited throughout the UK, Europe and the USA. Her style is drawn from graphic and comic influences and there is frequently...

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CuratorSpace Salon #2: Art and Education

Published: 22/05/2018  

The second of our professional development events for artists and curators will take place on Thursday 7th June. These events give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance meet other people working in the creative industries.

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Upcoming opportunity

Peer Support Group for Creative Mothers, Leeds

Deadline: 30/09/2018   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

New! Peer Support Group – Creative Mothers Project, Leeds

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Upcoming opportunity

A Place For Friends - Open call for group exhibition in London

Deadline: 30/09/2018   Location: London, London  

Open call to be a part of a group exhibition in London

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Artist profile

Krystyna Spink

Over the years I have studied many arts and crafts.I now focus on painting fine art using acrylic, recently experimenting with watercolour and mixed media.My crafts back ground has inspired and fuel'd my chosen path of painting. Art brings to life my experiences, memories and dreams, propelling...

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GDPR for artists and arts organisations

Published: 06/05/2018  

This article is about the new General Data Protection Regulation and it is important that anyone using CuratorSpace (or any other method) to collect personal details (such as names, email addresses, or website addresses) are aware of the effect that new UK and EU legislation will have on how you manage this information.

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Curator profile

Saltaire Inspired

Saltaire Inspired is an ambitious arts charity, creating quality contemporary arts events in unique settings.

We have a vision to establish Saltaire as an internationally recognised centre for the visual arts, inspiring people of all ages and...

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CuratorSpace exhibition at Leeds Digital Festival

Published: 13/04/2018  

CuratorSpace are excited to present their first curated exhibition of film/video art in conjunction with Leeds Digital Festival 2018.

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Artist profile

Amy Goldring

Based in Swansea’s Elysium Studios, I am a painter. I’m currently exhibiting a solo show as part of BEEP painting Biennial, working on a residency with the National Botanical Gardens of Wales, exhibiting with Taith Contemporary Painters and creating a large mural in response to the Frank...

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