Event

CULTIVATE presents SELF - A show of self portraits

Organ magazine, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
23/02/2021 to 23/02/2022

Cultivate presents Self - a carefully curated show of self portraits - an online show and 33 invited artists, mostly painters, one or two who paint with cameras or pencils or... A show curated by artists and Cultivate founders Sean Worrall and Emma Harvey.

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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

Monica-Shanta

Monica-Shanta’s practice encompasses digital film, interactive performance, installation and image. An aspect of her subject matter is visual language itself, its inherent cultural values, and the contexts upon which it depends. Using lived, sensory and physical experiences as the starting...

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News article

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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

Spring Show 2022

26/01/2022   Leeds, West Yorkshire  

The English Art Co. hosts Art Roundhay Park and is now permanently based at The Mansion Conservatory within the beautiful surroundings of Roundhay Park, Leeds. We showcase new works by artists David Lyon Art, Samantha Ward Art, Ryoko Minamitani and other local and regional artists and producers.

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Event

Cultivate presents Alright?

Cultivate, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
16/03/2021 to 16/03/2022

Alright? Another carefully cultivated thoughtfully curated maximalist artist-led on-line group show featuring 200 pieces of art from 39 invited artists from all over the land and indeed the globe.

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Artist profile

Lynne Wixon

I am a professional Artist living in South Yorkshire and I work full time from my studio in Sheffield. I graduated from Psalter Lane Art College in 1982 and have been painting ever since. I have exhibited widely in the UK. I have been selected for the Threadneedle prize in the past and I am...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #13: Daura Campos

Daura Campos is a Latinx, self-taught, lens-based artist based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Her photographic practice challenges traditional image-making processes, revealing itself as more than a meta-commentary with a subtext that prompts broader conversations on the implications of existing in a dissident body.

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Upcoming opportunity

THE NEW ARTIST | OPEN CALL

28/01/2022   London  

In the last hundred years humankind has seen unprecedented innovations and changes - from skyscrapers and the moon landing through to social media and human rights.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Non fiction writing for The Abandoned Dreams Collective

30/01/2022   N/A  

The Abandoned Dreams Collective is a newsletter about lives unlived, dreams only dreamt, realities unrealized.

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Artist profile

Leigh Ann Willar McDonagh (Gila Girl Art)

I am a multi-media artist, illustrator and writer. My work is populated with a host of creatures, visions, beings and undiscovered landscapes that enter this dimension through my hands. I am influenced by human connection with the natural, the imaginal, the spiritual and the supernatural...

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Event

Cultivate presents Saturation - a maximalist group show

On-line, hosted by Organ magazine, London
Exhibition
23/06/2021 to 22/06/2022

The latest in terms of the carefully curated series of on-line art exhibitions from the London-based artist-led thing that is Cultivate, a group show called Saturation, featuring around 200 pieces of work from 37 artists.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #13: Cameron Naylor

Cameron Naylor is a UK-based artist specialising in sound design, and audio-visual installation pieces. Their pieces have been installed in galleries and venues around the UK. They are interested in the intersection of audio and visuals, and how they can be used artistically in installation settings. Their artistic influences are John Cage, Brian Eno, Daito Manabe, Agnes Varda, and Tarik Barri.

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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

Ones To Watch 2022

30/01/2022   Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Ones to Watch; our annual exhibition for creative students and 2021 graduates currently studying in or from Yorkshire is back!

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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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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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Event

Matter of Identity: I, you, we & other

y Gaer, Glamorgan Street, Brecon, Breconshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
11/12/2021 to 13/02/2022

Matter of Identity: I, you, we & other. The exhibition contains installations developed through a period of intense drawing and making, informed by conversations with people living with dementia, scientists and activists involved with dementia friendly communities. At the heart of the work is a belief in the enduring power of mark making to hold the essence of identity.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #13: Liz O Connell

Liz O Connell is an emerging artist with Irish and Yorkshire heritage. Through her research into her family's links with textiles, she creates visual sketchbooks and film and photographs. She explores domestic narratives by making glass textiles and using them performatively, exploring complex ideas about gender and 'invisible' work . Alongside her sculptural pieces, she reappropriates domestic detergents and materials, using glass cloths and subverting domestic chores by filming the process and creating film stills and canvases.

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Upcoming opportunity

Winter Issue/ Publication open call for artist working in a different media

30/01/2022   Tbilisi  

Collect Art is an independent ad-free online art gallery, dedicated to discovering and promoting art and a common space for artists, photographers, designers, and other artists.

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Upcoming opportunity

Open Call Exhibition ‘Mind - be here, present / be here now’ Co-curated with Athene Greig

30/01/2022   Dursley,, Gloucestershire  

Open Call Exhibition ‘Mind - be here, present / be here now’ Co-curated with Athene Greig. Kingshill House, located in Dursley, Gloucestershire, is seeking submissions for our first exhibition of 2022, entitled ‘Mind - be here, present / be here now’, opening 26th February. For this exhibition we are interested in exploring the importance of the Mind in a creative practice and the challenges of being present.

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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

Heather Steele

I am an practising public artist working with galleries, schools and community groups. I am highly experienced in Art workshops for Young Children, Primary, Secondary, Post 16, SEN, including Adults of all ages and capabilities. I've been a PGCE Secondary Art and Design Teacher, a Higher Level...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #13: Damaris Athene

Damaris Athene's interdisciplinary practice explores how digital technology is altering the world around us and affecting how we interact with and perceive our own bodies. Athene works with different mediums such as painting, sculpture, performance, photography, digital collage, printmaking, and the boundaries between these mediums, to examine the flattening and perfecting of the digital world.

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Event

Waterways at WWT London Wetland Centre

WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
16/12/2021 to 28/02/2022

BobCat Gallery will be hosting a group exhibition in the gallery space at the WWT London Wetland Centre, Barnes, from 2nd December 2021 - 28th February 2022. ‘Waterways’ will celebrate the diversity of wetland habitats and wildlife through contemporary art, and includes the work of 11 artists who have been inspired by wetlands near and far.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #13: Jenny Mc Namara

Jenny Mc Namara is a visual artist from Dublin and based in Newcastle. She holds a degree in a degree in Glass and Ceramics and an MFA in Fine Art. Her practice focuses on visual perception, pattern and how we see and understand imagery. The sculptures she makes are pattern machines – experimentation between surface, space and colour.

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Artist profile

Claire Cansick

I make landscape paintings of poignant memories, weather and natural phenomenon while concentrating on recessive colours created with a limited palette. I exhibit all over the UK and I am an active member of the artist groups The Arborealists and ArtCan. I paint from my studio in my garden in...

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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

Cultivate presents Deflect - a maximalist group show

On line via Organ magazine, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
12/01/2022 to 31/01/2023

The 18th in an ongoing series of maximalist on-line group shows from London's Cultivate Gallery, Deflect features the carefully selected work of 43 participating artists from all over the land and indeed the globe

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