Event

Beginners Experimental Screen printing course

The Boo, 679 Bacup Road, Rawtenstall BB4 7HB, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Workshop
27/05/2022

Open to everyone but especially for beginners. All ages welcome.

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Case study

Case Study: Fronteer

Fronteer is run by Michael and Sharon Borkowsky and began as a freelance arts initiative to provide exhibition spaces and host open calls for artists. In October 2020 they opened a gallery of their own; Fronteer Gallery in Sheffield and have established the annual art prize 'The Fronteer Open'.

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Artist profile

Teresa Williams

Since completing my Photography MA (Falmouth) in autumn 2019, I have been working hard to establish myself as a visual artist in the digital field. Alongside this I have been a support to my elderly parents and cared for children of key workers in my family during the pandemic . I ...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Dyana Gravina

Dyana Gravina (She/They) is an independent curator, birth doula, activist and community builder, mover, and performance artist. They are currently studying for an MA in Gender Sexuality and Culture at Birkbeck University. Originally from Italy and now based in London, she is founder and creative director of Procreate Project, a pioneering arts organisation dedicated to womxn and non-binary artists who are (m)others. They have collaborated and curated projects with partners and venues including RCA, King’s College London, LADA Live Art Development Agency, Ugly Duck, Mimosa House, Women's Art Library, RichMix, Richard Saltoun Gallery, and 198 contemporary Art.

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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

East Leeds Observatory

27/05/2022   Leeds, West Yorkshire  

The East Leeds Project, in partnership with LEEDS 2023, is seeking expressions of interest from artists and/or creative teams to help us imagine and realise a mobile observatory to tour East Leeds and beyond in 2023-24. We want to commission a mobile structure to operate simultaneously as a functional observatory, a creative lab for art and science, and as a visually dynamic work of kinetic/sculptural design.

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Event

Il.luminar

Artcore Gallery, 8 Albert Street , Derby , Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
27/05/2022

A new exhibition from Matt Woodham and Benjamin Shirley-Quirk

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Artist profile

Jenny Drinkwater Catherall

Jenny Catherall (Drinkwater) is a multi-disciplinary visual artist encompassing painting, photography, sculpture and landscape interventions. The landscape lies all around us offering her a plethora of material to delve into as it continual transforms.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Rosalind Lowry

Rosalind Lowry is a sculptor and installation artist who works with the land and environment in a range of materials. In 2021 she was elected to the Royal Society of Sculptors. She studied Fine Art at Chelsea and St. Martin's Schools of Art and has won several awards including a Social Art Award in 2021 from The Institute for Art and Innovation in Berlin.

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Upcoming opportunity

Summer - Open Call

28/05/2022   Halifax  

The Open Gallery is looking for artworks on the theme of 'Summer' for an exhibition in June/July 2022. The 'Summer' art exhibition provides artists with a great opportunity to get greater exposure by exhibiting their work at the Open Gallery in front of a new audience. There will be a £50 prize for the winner from each category.

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Curator profile

Karen Sherwood

Cupola Contemporary Art was established in 1991 and has grown to become on eof the largest most highly respected privately run contemporary art galleries in the North of England.  With a reputation for quality shows and innovation, the gallery regualrly hosts approximately 10 themed or solo...

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Upcoming opportunity

Call for Art and Writing Submissions - Forget-Me-Not Press Issue #3 "Nothing Gold Can Stay"

30/05/2022   Online  

As we begin to move through spring and toward summer, we want to hear about those golden days that are ahead, or behind, that once gone, can never come back. Those precious moments that linger in our memories. That can bring smiles, or tears. Moments that capture the first glimpse of a sunrise, or the last of a sunset. Moments that remind us that nothing gold can stay. We draw our inspiration for this theme from Robert Frost’s famous poem of the same name.

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Artist profile

Lou Whittingham

I'm a self-taught disabled artist from Shrewsbury Shropshire. I'm driven to paint by the act of painting itself and the environment around me. My work is abstract/semi-abstract it comes from the feelings that I get from places I visit, mainly my love of the countryside and the coast is the...

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Event

Portrait Painting Course (3 weeks sessions)

Blooming Art Academy, 4 Academy Street, Warrington , Cheshire, United Kingdom
Workshop
13/05/2022 to 27/05/2022

Portrait painting three weeks course with portrait artist Tina Ramos Ekongo. Tina Ramos Ekongo will guide participants, of any level of experience (preferably beginners and intermediate) through the process of painting a portrait in three weeks sessions. From the sketching of the facial features to the painting of a portrait on cardboard, using her signature technique of acrylic on cardboard.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Katherine James

Katherine James is a contemporary artist and jewellery maker in Leeds. Graduating in 2020 from University of Leeds' School of Design, she crafts chainmail into lace-like patterns to create wearable works and sculpture which explore ideas around gender. She has exhibited with the Crafts Council and is an alumni of their 2021 Crafting Business Programme supported by Crafting Europe.

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Case study

Case Study: Benji Appleby-Tyler

Benji Appleby-Tyler is an emerging artist turned curator, who is currently studying Fine Art at University. He create an open call on CuratorSpace to work with other artists on his participatory project 'IDEA Portable Protest Kit'. Artists followed instructions to construct a 'soap box' and create an individual performance which was collated into a showreel.

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Upcoming opportunity

Call for Text/Graphic Scores and Improvisational Prompts for Audiovisual Recording

31/05/2022     

Calling all Composers/Artists/Graphic-Score producers! I am an improviser seeking a selection of graphic scores and improvisational prompts to record (audiovisually and purely in audio) across the course of Summer 2022 on a variety of instruments and with body.

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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 45 artists' studios and three makerspaces - a print studio, ceramics...

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Artist profile

Jeweller and enameller

I work in enamel, copper and silver to produce ranges of enamelled silver jewellery; enamelled copper bowls and panels. Work is inspired by colours and patterns found in the landscape

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Event

Trees and the Sacred : The Arborealists

The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Exhibition
28/04/2022 to 28/05/2022

The Arborealists and invited artists mount an exhibition about trees and their sacred aspects throughout the culture from ancient to modern time.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Pamela Schilderman

Pamela Schilderman's mixed-media practice is influenced by science and often draws inspiration from her Dutch/Brazilian heritage. Through her work, she aims to encourage the viewer to question knowledge and value systems. Since graduating from Goldsmiths in 2004 she has exhibited in galleries, museums and alternative venues across the UK and completed residencies in France, Holland and Finland.

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Upcoming opportunity

FLUX Exhibition - Group Summer Virtual Exhibition

31/05/2022     

We love visiting physical exhibitions and arranging events in collaboration with www.fluxexhibition.com. However, we understand the need for artists to share their work and art lovers to discover, enjoy and collect work differently – especially during times where restrictions make arrangements more difficult.

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Upcoming opportunity

An Open Call To All Women - Shifting Terrain

31/05/2022   Derby, UK  

An Open Call To All Women Creatives Across The East Midlands.

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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

Katie Dickinson

I am a recent University of Leeds Fine Art graduate, currently studying Bellas Artes in Bilbao, Spain. My practice is primarily photograhic, and seeks to capture the surreal and fluid movements of mundane materials, such as plastic.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Louise Ward Morris

Louise Ward Morris is a visual artist who works with experimental videos, sculpture, digital animations, installations, and computer networks to question the ever intensifying connection between people and technology.

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Event

Derbyshire Open Arts

Art walk
28/05/2022 to 29/05/2022

Artists and crafts people open their studios to the public or exhibit with others in a combined venue such as a village hall or art gallery. It gives visitors an opportunity to see the breadth of art that is created in Derbyshire, to meet the creators and to purchase or commission works direct from the maker.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Leon Clowes

Leon Clowes is an older queer working class transdisciplinary artist in recovery. Their practice research examines the application of autoethnographic techniques in creative practice. As an artist that explores their own lived trauma, they are keen to self-compassionately mediate the sharing of their lived experience with participants, audiences, listeners and viewers.

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Artist profile

Ally Clark

A mixed media artist with a strong background in photography. My practice concentrates on experimenting with ways of combining and presenting photography and digital images with other mediums and focuses around the concept of viewing things with a fresh eye in a world where our boundaries of...

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Case study

Case Study: ARTbound

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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Event

Fragile Earth

Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius St, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
14/05/2022 to 04/06/2022

Artizan Gallery welcomes artist Sally Baldwin to show her ongoing body of work, Fragile Earth, in their Basement Gallery as they enter their Summer season of exhibitions.

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