Event

Free 1:1 support for visual artists and photographers in Leeds

Armley Community Hub and Library, 2 Stocks Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Workshop
30/05/2022 to 22/08/2022

The Highrise Project are providing free creative 1:1 support sessions at Armley Community Hub and Library in Leeds on Tuesdays between 10.30am - 3.30pm.

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Case study

Case Study: The Kent Downs AONB

The Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a nationally protected landscape stretching from the white cliffs of Dover to the Surrey and London border. With ancient bluebell woodlands, rugged chalk coastline, internationally rare chalk grassland, and ragstone villages, there is beauty to explore all year round. The North Downs Way National Trail, one of 15 national trails in England and Wales, is home to the arts trail, and much of it follows the legendary Pilgrims Way from Canterbury to Winchester.

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Artist profile

James Paddock

Video and installation artist.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Tina Ramos Ekongo

Tina Ramos Ekongo is an Equatorial Guinean painter and illustrator, based in the UK. She obtained her bachelor degree in 2010 from Escuela Superior de Disenyo (School of Design) in Valencia, Spain. Her work explores diasporic identity and heritage.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Via Francigena Sculpture Commission - Dover

18/08/2022   Dover  

Kent Downs AONB, North Downs Way and Dover District Council would like to commission an artist/architect to design, create and install a sculpture for Dover seafront, marking the end of the Via Francigena. The site-specific artwork will promote the special characteristics of the VF/ North Downs Way and its pilgrimage heritage as a route for reflection, renewal, and inspiration.

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Event

August Exhibitions @ Artizan

Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius Street, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
06/08/2022 to 27/08/2022

Join us for three fantastic exhibitions that will run throughout August across our three gallery spaces, exploring works in abstraction.

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Artist profile

Sheree Angela Matthews

Sheree Angela Matthews is Creatrix: she who makes from Bradford. Her personal working definition of creativity is that it’s a changing practice depending on this journey of life to becoming whole. At the moment, Sheree states,” Right now creativity is a feeling, a flow of energy which I...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Narbi Price

Narbi Price is a painter and winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017. His work involves journeys to specific places that have witnessed a range of events – variously historical, famous, personal or forgotten. Working from photographs taken at the site, he makes paintings in the studio focussing on abstract, formal and painterly qualities to simultaneously acknowledge and disrupt the representational image.

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Upcoming opportunity

Autumn Issue

19/08/2022   Tbilisi  

Collect art is looking for writers and artists, working in different media, such as painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, contemporary jewellery, textile, installation, illustration, mixed media, photography, and digital art.

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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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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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Upcoming opportunity

Lullabies in Lockdown

21/08/2022   Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Are you an illustration-based artist with a story you'd like to share in relation to approaching or becoming a parent/carer during the pandemic? Have you made drawings, sketchbook work, visual diaries or other narrative-based illustrations in response to your experience? If so, please read on…

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Event

Another World or Not with live music performances

willesden gallery, 95 High Road, Willesden Green London,, london, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
15/08/2022 to 03/09/2022

'Another World or Not' is a celebration of the lungs of our planet, and all the creatures who inhabit it, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of ocean conservation and sustainable actions.

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Artist profile

Tomas Demisevicius

Manchester Scool of Art Graduate 2022 Solo Shows: Perspectives: Drawing the line 2022 Group Shows: Limp 2022

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Ding Ruyi

Ding Ruyi is an artist working in installation, moving image, performance and painting. Inspired by her nuanced observation and experience of the surroundings, most of her practice focus on a series of social issues, including surveillance, power relations and consumerism. Through her work, she allows the spectators to experience, question and criticize the ideologies that we take for granted.

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Upcoming opportunity

CALL FOR ARTISTS; Supporting the Arts Annual Online Show

21/08/2022     

Supporting the Arts was created in 2020 by artist, Bobby Forsythe. She curated an online Instagram exhibition to help support other UK artists during a difficult time in the midst of a pandemic. Forsythe wanted to create an online community that came together and supported each others creativity. It proved a success and she welcomes Supporting the Arts third annual exhibition!

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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

Sabine Kussmaul

My current practice is in the field of expanded Drawing. I am exploring the relationships between self and environment through a drawing practice on different environments. This is part of practice-based PhD studies at the University of Chester.

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Event

The 21 Group of Artists @ Artizan

Artizan Collective, Unit 5 74 Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
14/08/2022 to 04/09/2022

Artizan Collective Gallery is excited to welcome the esteemed 21 Group of Artists to Torbay for a second year.

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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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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Angela Fox

Angela Fox's work is mostly autobiographical, a cathartic process of deep reflection, of how to process living with a diagnosis of stage 3 metastatic breast cancer. Her work incorporates a range of media, including watercolour, machine embroidery and printmaking, and aims to communicate what it is like to live with a long-term illness.

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Upcoming opportunity

Call for Submissions - Celebrating our Strength in our Diversity Art exhibition 2022

25/08/2022     

Building on the worldwide success of our online exhibition in 2020, we are very pleased to invite all artists to submit their entry for this most wonderful online exhibition which celebrates the diversity that makes us who we are.

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Upcoming opportunity

By the Dead Tree

25/08/2022   Abbey Wood, London, London  

By The Dead Tree is an experimental exhibition set in Abbey Wood, London. This exhibition will bring artists together to explore our relationship with nature. The exhibition will take place for one evening only on the 30th August. All artworks will be considered, but bear in mind the practicalities of the work you are submitting as it will be displayed in the woods.

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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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Artist profile

Steve Cussons

Steve Cussons is a London-based artist who explores process and materiality through printmaking, drawing and digital media. Finding inspiration from her background in mathematics and physics, she seeks to convey the excitement of the enquiry into the nature of matter and energy.

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Event

Together We Rise

Chichester Cathedral, The Royal Chantry, Cathedral Cloisters, Chichester, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Exhibition
31/07/2022 to 06/09/2022

Major exhibition of artworks by Royal Society of Sculptors members in Chichester Cathedral, curated by Jacquiline Creswell. The work responds to the artists’ experience of the pandemic, their resilience, sense of community and collective hope.

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News article

Can Two Artists Kickstart A Multi Billion Pound Energy Revolution?

Hilary Powell & Dan Edelstyn are artist / filmmakers based in London. Fresh from their socially-engaged action of creating an artist bank to buy up and blow up £1 million in high street debt, they are now embarking on a new mission: To bring power back to the people.

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Contract of Self Care: Luminara Florescu

Luminara Florescu is an artist, curator and creative wellbeing practitioner. She works with a range of media and processes embracing a playful, humorous, and often subversive attitude to art making. Her inspiration comes from many sources including the Fluxus Art Movement. She enjoys research projects while embracing working more spontaneously and initiating collective experiences in collaboration with artists from across artforms and the public.

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Artist profile

Deirdre Kashdan

Connection, alienation and separation are common threads throughout, themes that have run consistently through her 30 years as an artist. My approach is intuitive, experimental and without predetermined ideas. I allow spontaneous marks and textures to start the direction of the work, with...

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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

The Artist & The Other

Aire Place Studios, Aire Place Mills, Kirkstall Rd, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
26/08/2022 to 29/09/2022

No Labels, just Art!... Aire Place Studios presents The Artist & The Other. This exhibition showcases the artworks of 4 Leeds-based artists all from differing backgrounds.

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