Event

Rise of the Divine Feminine Online Exhibition

Locaton:Online, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Type:Exhibition
Date:05/04/2020 to 05/09/2020

Rise of the Divine Feminine - is an online exhibition of the recent portraits within this theme by Kirsten Todd. Brought online due to COViD-19 it is a great opportunity to have a peruse around the work whilst from the comfort of your own home. All artworks are for sale and available to buy from Kirsten's online shop.

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Case study

Case Study: ARTbound

Published: 19/03/2019  

ARTbound is an arts organisation, developed and managed by photographer and curator, Meg Oxford. It began in 2014 and primarily creates events and exhibitions, by building partnerships with other art organisations, galleries and creative venues, to support artists in showing and selling their work.

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Artist profile

David Dunne

David Dunne’s work manifests in the interconnection between art, nature, science and technology. Dunne’s practice embraces Video, Audio, Installation, Sculpture and Photography.

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News article

Dr Rebekka Kill: Social Media, Lockdown and Heteroglossic Stew

Published: 25/05/2020  

Dr Rebekka Kill is a senior academic, writer and artist. Her research focuses on academic identities, practice based research, higher education pedagogy, festivals and the music industry. She both writes and makes work. She is a consultant, academic and coach and is currently working for several HEIs on REF, research development and also as a postgraduate supervisor.

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Curator profile

The Art House

The Art House provides studios and programmes offering time, space and support for artists and associates to develop their creative practice and progress their professional careers.

The Art House building is home to 50 artists' studios. We also have a three-bedroom accessible flat for...

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Upcoming opportunity

ORBIT: Open Call for June Instagram Residencies for Emerging Artists

Deadline: 25/05/2020   Location: Liverpool, Merseyside  

ORBIT is (for the timebeing) an online initiative, aiming to support and showcase the work of emerging artists and writers throughout the UK, with the initial aim of publishing reviews/articles and hosting residencies on a weekly basis. ORBIT hopes to act as a platform for discussion and collaboration between artists at all different stages of their career from all across the country.

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Artist profile

Stevie Davies

I have been working for over 10 years as an artist and tutor, specialising in fused glass, but with a focus on mixed media techniques. Exhibition throughout the Uk, in London and India along with being invited to run workshops in various locations throughout the midlands.

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News article

Kate Sully: The Art of Disconnection

Published: 22/05/2020  

Kate Sully is a mixed media artist, often working in large scale with a range of materials and techniques, She is currently exploring ideas around the Art of Disconnection in response to a recent art and science residency in Australia.

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Upcoming opportunity

Corridor8 writing commissions: call for expressions of interest

Deadline: 25/05/2020   Location:   

As part of our ongoing commitment to challenging the relative exclusivity of the sector, through championing and nurturing diverse creative voices, Corridor8 is supporting four new writing commissions. These commissions are for individuals who have faced cultural, social, physical or economic barriers to pursuing a career in the arts and/or arts writing.

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Event

super/science episode 3: exploring marine wonders // Alice Morley / Exploring The Marine Wonders Aro

Locaton:online
Type:Talk
Date:09/06/2020

Join us for the third episode in our new online event series, super/science.

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Curator profile

Alice Bradshaw

Alice Bradshaw is an artist, curator and writer. She is interested in discarded, everyday materials and words. Recycling and repetition are important strategies in her work, which sets up a dialogue around the value of rubbish through objects, publications, exhibitions and events. Alice's...

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Upcoming opportunity

Celf Cartref / Arts at Home: The Really Wild Lockdown

Deadline: 25/05/2020   Location:   

Gan fod ein horielau ar gau dros dro, byddwn yn cyflwyno rhaglen amgen dros y cyfnod hwn - ‘Celf Cartref Tŷ Pawb’. Byddwn yn sicrhau bod agweddau o’n rhaglen arddangosfeydd ar gael ar-lein, ac yn gweithio gydag artistiaid i greu prosiectau i chi gymryd rhan ynddynt yn eich cartref. Rydym yn dymuno helpu ein cynulleidfaoedd i deimlo'n gysylltiedig â ni ac â'i gilydd, mewn ffyrdd celfyddydol. Rydym yn edrych ymlaen at arddangos eich cynnyrch creadigol fel rhan o arddangosfa agored yn Tŷ Pawb, yn ddiweddarach eleni. /// As our galleries are temporarily closed, we will be delivering an alternative programme for the time being - ‘Tŷ Pawb Arts at Home’. We will be making aspects of our exhibition programme available online, and working with artists to create projects for you to take part in at home. We want to help our audiences feel connected to us and to one another, in artful ways. We are looking forward to showcasing your creative outputs as part of an open exhibition at Tŷ Pawb, later this year.

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Artist profile

Beata Wrobel

North West based visual artist, working at The Birley studios/gallery

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News article

Robert Lawrence: Covid Clouds

Published: 19/05/2020  

Robert Lawrence is a wood carver & artificer, specialising in contemporary life-like sculpture for private gardens and public spaces. His work responds to issues including climate change and conservation art and aims to induce natural human responses and interactions. During COVID, he has been producing new works which art historian, Griffin Coe, reflects on here.

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Upcoming opportunity

Group Exhibition Opportunity - Before Greed Became Form

Deadline: 25/05/2020   Location: Global  

Before Greed Became Form is a Group Exhibition, taking place virtually with artists from around the world. It seeks to imagine a world we hope to see ACV (after coronavirus). After decades of greed, from society and in the art world in general, we would like to invite under-represented artists to exhibit in a Group Exhibition and have the opportunity to sell their work. This exhibition will be curated by artist Amy Jackson (@thisisamyjackson) and is open only to artists who are not represented by galleries.

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Curator profile

Alex Hetherington

I sustain a visual art practice (with an emphasis on the moving image, performance, text and sculpture) through various positions as artist, curator, programmer and writer, and often work under a title or pseudonym, for example Modern Edinburgh Film School, Neon John and ‘The Men and...

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Artist profile

Lisa Thompson

North East Emerging Fine Artist. I specialise in sculpture, print and illustration.

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News article

Megan Jowett: Make The Paint Dance

Published: 13/05/2020  

Make The Paint Dance is a social enterprise which was set up by Megan Jowett to increase accessibility to music and art through providing workshops which combine the two art forms. They work mostly with children and their families and key to their projects is the idea of bringing music and art which is often perceived as too complex for children and exploring what they make of it. Much of their ethos is based around what people can learn as a group in the workshop environment and they aim to foster and develop the creativity of everyone involved in their sessions.

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Event

Interbeing :Plants and Animals. A shamanic approach to art and creativity.

Locaton:School of Art and Wellbeing, Honiton, Devon, United Kingdom
Type:Workshop
Date:24/07/2020 to 27/07/2020

On this course we will work outside and in the studios in this beautiful haven in Devon. We will spend time listening to the plants, trees, and all the creatures who make this place their home. We'll consider 'interbeing' and tune in with words, song, drawing, paint and possibly print. The way you respond will be open and flexible. Full introduction to shamanic journeying will be given.

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Upcoming opportunity

Submit to the MASS! - New Online collection of discursive art, articles, thought, opinion

Deadline: 26/05/2020   Location:   

the MASS is a monthly online collection of discursive art, articles, opinions, prompts, thoughts, and questions, gathered in response to global issues. Released on the last day of each month, the MASS aims to provide a space for reflection, criticism, and a platform for art as activism the Mass is a non-monetised publication (we are not down with the capitalist agenda), and is free to access by all. Everyone is welcome to submit to the MASS: artists, thinkers, writers, worriers – people with opinions prepared to be critical. All we ask that submissions are offered in a spirit of openness.

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Upcoming opportunity

Creative Commissions in Lockdown

Deadline: 27/05/2020   Location: Sydenham, London, London  

Sydenham Arts are commissioning 2 innovative creative projects as part of our digital online programme, Sydenham Arts @ Home.

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Curator profile

b-side

b-side is an arts organisation based in Dorset, UK. We work with and commission artists to make new site-responsive work revealing the marginal, often forgotten and less commercial aspects of our coastal towns and communities. We invite professional artists to make artworks in response to...

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Artist profile

Lee Simmons

Artist/designer creating artworks using natural colour in the form of dried botanicals.

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News article

Featured Artist: Mussarat Rahman

Published: 12/05/2020  

Mussarat Rahman is a community artist and poet. For the last few years she has been experimenting with 3D art and installations with a variety of community groups and festivals. She runs social action projects, and delivers community programmes with different communities, and in particular with refugees and asylum seekers.

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News article

Lynne Chapman: Learning a new creative language

Published: 11/05/2020  

Lynne Chapman is a Sheffield based artist. Her 35-year career has, at different stages, incorporated working as both a picture book illustrator and a reportage artist, but these days Lynne principally works in fine-art textiles, creating hand-stitched embroideries and multi-media constructions. During the lockdown period though, she has been exploring the possibilities of abstract painting.

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Artist profile

Shuya Cheng

Born and brought up in Taiwan, I now live in Bath, UK. A self-taught artist having begun my journey working in the fashion industry, I spent time as a graphic designer before experimenting with abstract form in a variety of mediums. I am an abstract painter however my main focus now is...

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Event

Drawing Exploration

Locaton:The School of Art and Wellbeing in Devon, United Kingdom
Type:Workshop
Date:01/09/2020 to 03/09/2020

An experimental drawing workshop working from various sources and stimuli, including music and poetry. 1st - 3rd September 2020.

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