Artist profile

Joshua Armitage

Josh Armitage, from West Yorkshire. Studied at Batley School of Art, Manchester School of Art and the Royal College of Art graduating in 2012. He makes drawings, paintings and the occasional hand made animation. His work is held in collections internationally.

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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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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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Upcoming opportunity

50 under 50

Deadline: 19/09/2018   Location: Richmond, North Yorkshire, North Yorkshire  

Unit 6 studio and Gallery are looking for new artwork to exhibit.

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Artist profile

Emma Brown

Emma Brown is a freelance illustrator and artist based in Manchester. Her work explores history, tradition, collection and place through a focus on narrative and an interpretation of this in visual form.

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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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'Portray'

Deadline: 20/09/2018   Location: London  

Art Number 23 is a London-based organisation, mainly responsible for curating art exhibitions inside the U.K. and overseas. The aim is to create opportunities in order to encourage and support artists from all over the world to exhibit and promote their work. 

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Curator profile

Bank Street Arts

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Light and Colour Exhibition

Deadline: 21/09/2018   Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear  

Are you an artist experimenting with explosions of colour on canvas, exploring the science of light as an installation, making spaces with lasers or playing with pigment? As we approach the winter equinox and the darkest months of the year we want to explore the magic of colour and the power of light. Thought Foundation will inject intensity, pigment, refraction and reflection into winter time with our immersive, multi-sensory exhibition in response to the topic of light and colour.

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Artist profile

GL Williams

I'm largely a figurative painter working in acrylic, pastels, charcoal, really anything that I can get my hands. I experiment painting on all sorts of textures , from canvas and cardboard to slate and steel.

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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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Penny Thoughts Issue #5

Deadline: 22/09/2018   Location: Manchester  

Penny Thoughts is a free newsletter publication that is distributed around Manchester. We have published 4 issues and are looking for artists/writers/thinkers/procrastinators to submit to our new issue.

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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.

Our Artistic Programme brings together residencies, projects, commissions and events, to foster...

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Artist profile

Lisa Risbec

After completing a BA in photography and animation in 2005 and working for several years as an animator and photographer, I joined Islington Mill Art Acacdemy in 2013 as a way to develop my practice. Since then I’ve been working as a freelance artist on various art for wellbeing, community and...

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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

Screening Event

Deadline: 23/09/2018   Location: Bristol  

Open call for short films (10 minutes and under) from artist/filmmakers based in the South West. We are looking for short films for a screening event during our inaugural exhibition Watching Limbo (21st September – 21st October) in our project space in Bedminster, Bristol.

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Call for BAME artists working in film/video to be shown in Black History Month

Deadline: 23/09/2018   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

CuratorSpace is working with Leeds Big Screen to showcase artists who work in film and video as part of Black History Month.

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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

Frank Barnes

I am a painter based in Southport, Merseyside. I have exhibited across the U.K. and most recently in a solo retrospective exhibition at The Atkinson Art Gallery in Southport called ‘Colourfields’ February 2017. I am an associate member of Cross Street Arts in Standish, Wigan. I also work as ...

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Culturefuck(ed).

Deadline: 23/09/2018   Location: , North Yorkshire  

A counter-cultural zine across media, literature, arts and gender politics. Culturefuck(ed). Bi-monthly virtual zine in 600 word & visual segments

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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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Artist profile

Dan Broughton

Working from my home studio I make mainly abstract paintings inspired by architecture, light, spatial perception. I also do ink drawings mainly landscapes.

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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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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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CuratorSpace Salon #1

Published: 30/01/2018  

Come and join us for our first ever professional development event for artists and curators. 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 relax with a drink and meet other people working in the creative industries.

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Artist profile

Jessica Palmer

My work centres on exploring endangered species, patterns in nature and conservation; experimenting with paper as a medium. I cut, collage and construct pieces of 2 and 3 dimensions from unusual, found or hand painted papers.

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