Event

Summer Meadow Wool Painting - Create your own artwork - Learn Wet Felting

Bardsey Arts Studio, 42a Church Lane, Bardsey, , Leeds, West Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Workshop
20/07/2024

10am-3pm: Learn how to create your own unique wool painting artwork using the ancient craft of Wet Felting: Katy, your tutor will teach you the basics of wet felting: Free parking: Materials, equipment & instruction included. Goody bag: Tea, coffee, cake available. Beautiful, bright studio space overlooking Yorkshire countryside: £65.00: katy@feltedyarns.co.uk

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Case study

Case study: The Dispensary Gallery

The Dispensary Gallery is a research-led art gallery in Wrexham. Its dynamic programme of exhibitions and events brings together local, national and international artist-researchers, providing a supportive hub and a space to display their work.

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Artist profile

Lyn Kirkland

Exploring the exciting properties of encaustic beeswax has been my passion for several years. First used by Ancient Egyptians as a painting medium, it saw a resurgence last century and has continued to flourish. Still relatively unknown in Europe, but once discovered, never forgotten. When I...

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Luminara Florescu

Luminara Florescu is an artist, curator and creative director living in Somerset, UK. Within her practice, she considers themes of wellbeing and self care, including how disabled artists and those with caring responsibilities can sustain a thriving and exciting art practice. Public engagement, collaboration and playfulness are integral to the activity of co-creation within her work.

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Event

18th Community Art Exhibition in Virtual Reality

Exhibition
21/06/2024 to 18/07/2024

A new Art Exhibition in Virtual Reality.

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Curator profile

Fruitmarket

Fruitmarket is a free, public space for culture in the heart of Edinburgh, the Fruitmarket provides inspiration and opportunity for artists and audiences.

We programme, develop and present world-class exhibitions, commissions, publications, performances, events and engagement...

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YVAN

YVAN is made up of Visual arts professionals, individual artists and makers, studios, collectives, Higher and Further Education departments and professionals, visual arts organisations and artist networks in Yorkshire. Alongside region-specific advice, opportunities, events and support, they have also gathered regional and general resources to support artists in developing their practice.

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Event

Curious Creatives retreat

Workshop
15/07/2024 to 19/07/2024

An exciting opportunity to immerse oneself for 3 full days, in an inspiring location, and learn a variety of new skills, and join a group making mosaics

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Upcoming opportunity

Freelance Creative Workshop Facilitators Required

17/07/2024   London  

We are seeking expressions of interest from experienced Freelance Creative Workshop Facilitators to lead engaging workshops for adults, exploring the portrayal of women in Nollywood movies and Chinese cinema. Your expertise will complement an exhibition challenging the portrayal of women in Western cinema.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Joanna Penso

Joanna Penso is a multi-disciplinary artist based between London and York, UK working with sound-led experiments in film, performance, radio programmes and sound installations. She has exhibited nationally, including at St Ives September Festival, Aesthetica, Southwark Park Galleries, The Lakeside Centre, and Nunnery Gallery.

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Artist profile

Charlotte Gower

Owner of Homeware and Jewellery brand Pipit. Originally from Holmfirth Charlotte moved to Cardiff where she studied for her degree in Fine Art, after a decade in Wales she moved back to Yorkshire. Charlotte uses an art led design process where she explores a concept through art work which then...

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Event

HEIST

Daintons Self Storage, Paignton , United Kingdom
Exhibition
08/07/2024 to 21/07/2024

HEIST: A two week series of happenings at Daintons Self Storage in Paignton, Devon. Please contact Stuart on 07855783834 for details of site access and scheduled times.

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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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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

Open Call for Interviews: Narratives of Care – Volume II

17/07/2024     

We are excited to announce an open call for interviews on the theme of care, inviting artists to share their insights, experiences, and practices in the second volume of our "Narratives of Care" interview series.

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Event

Outdated Love

The Wrong Gallery Birmingham, 53 Prospect Road, Birmingham , United Kingdom
Exhibition
29/06/2024 to 28/07/2024

Opening: 29 Jun 2024, 14:00 - 18:00 29 Jun 2024 – 28 Jul 2024 - all welcome!

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Platforma Arts and Refugee Network

Platforma arts and refugee network supports and develops arts and culture by, about and with refugees and migrants. Platforma is managed by Counterpoints Arts in partnership with organisations across the country. Every two years they run the Platforma Festival in a different part of England. They also provide one-to-one information to artists and organisations on subjects including, access to opportunities, contacts, project development and fundraising.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Sarah Wishart

Sarah Wishart is a film maker, writer, and artist based in Glasgow’s Southside. They have a PhD in how the documentation of live art includes the memories of audiences. Collaborative practice is a key component in much of their work.

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Event

Contemporary British Printmakers On The English Riviera

Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius Street, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
20/06/2024 to 03/08/2024

Bringing A Piece of Delamore Arts to the English Riviera!

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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

Linda Persson

I am a Swedish London based artist. My work focuses on questions around that which is historically repressed, about to disappear, or maybe already extinct, such as certain languages or technologies. I explore the complexities of our surroundings through a number of different materials and...

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Upcoming opportunity

Chance

19/07/2024   London  

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN! We are in search of visual artists to submit their art to be showcased in an online exhibition. Artists of all mediums and from all countries are welcome to apply, including painters, sculptors, photographers, designers, and video artists.

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Event

7th Community Art Exhibition

Circular ArtSpace Gallery, 780 Fishponds Road, yard behind, Bristol, Somerset, United Kingdom
Exhibition
13/07/2024 to 04/08/2024

A new collective art exhibition.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Artists’ Altered and Handmade Books: Dunoon, The Cowal Peninsula and Bute

20/07/2024   Dunoon, Argyll  

We invite all professional artists (over 18 years of age) practicing in Dunoon, The Cowal Peninsula and Bute to submit artists’ handmade and altered books for this exhibition.

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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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Event

SCAF Emerging Artist Award Exhibition 2024

The School of Creative Arts, Quarry Hill Campus, Leeds City College , Playhouse Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
02/07/2024 to 15/08/2024

Scott Creative Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award Exhibition will be showing at The Hatstand Gallery, School of Creative Arts, Leeds City College. Nine talented emerging artists from the Yorkshire region have responded to this years award theme PERCEPTION. The award winning pieces can been seen from Tuesday 2nd July until Thursday 18th July

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Emily Joy

Emily Joy (UK, 1982) is a socially and environmentally engaged artist making sculpture, installation, and performative work. Emily is also a ceramic sculpture tutor and facilitates public creative projects as half of creative partnership ‘Periscope’. Currently exploring Swiss glacial melt and associated ecological and social impacts, her practice centres around communication, empathy and ecology.

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Artist Rates of Pay

Artist Union England

A guide to help artists and their employers in England to determine fair pay for artists' labour.

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Upcoming opportunity

CHEWIN' THE FAT Issue 5 Submissions

21/07/2024     

Chewboy Productions have opened up submissions for their Second edition of Chewin' The Fat Volume Two!

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Event

Awakening

The Music House Gallery, Ruysdaellaan 3a, Huis ter Heide, Netherlands
Exhibition
10/08/2024 to 17/08/2024

Alexander Mackenzie - solo art exhibition of still life paintings and a performance of the live beginning of a new painting accompanied by piano music and song.

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Artist profile

Anna Gillespie

I am a figurative sculptor working in the UK with gallery representation but now branching out into collaborative and site specific work. I use life casting to play along the spectrum of abstraction and figuration, often working in plaster and seeking ways of representing the human form that...

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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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Event

The Lie of The Land

The Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery,, Haslingden Road,, Rossendale, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
30/05/2024 to 18/08/2024

An exhibition of works by Carolyn Curtis Magri and Deirdre Kelly, wandering pathways, tracing trajectories point to point, exploring isotherms, unfolding narratives with global threads.

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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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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Jacqui Barrowcliffe

Jacqui Barrowcliffe lives and works in North Yorkshire where her practice focuses on exploring human connections to nature and evolving environmental threats. She works across disciplines but is particularly drawn to photography and installation, often responding to a specific space or context through temporary interventions.

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Upcoming opportunity

Saltaire Makers Fair - 26th & 27th October 2024

21/07/2024   Saltaire, Bradford, West Yorkshire  

*DEADLINE EXTENDED to Sunday 21st July 2024* Call for CONTEMPORARY CRAFT designer-makers working in a wide range of HANDMADE disciplines to exhibit work at the SALTAIRE MAKERS FAIR on Saturday 26th to Sunday 27th October 2024.

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Event

Chapel Allerton Arts Trail

Venues across Chapel Allerton, Leeds
Art walk
17/08/2024 to 18/08/2024

Chapel Allerton Artists invite you into their homes and studio spaces for the 2024 Chapel Allerton Arts Trail, on the 17 and 18 August from 11-5pm.

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Resource

Contract of Self Care

Luminara Florescu

This toolkit supports a best practice model for artists who have a social practice as well as the participating members of the public involved in their projects. It explores ways of working as a social practice artist that are sustainable for artists, including those with physical and mental health disabilities. Funded by a-n Artist Bursary 2021 TIME, SPACE, MONEY.

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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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Artist profile

Cheryl Callaghan

I am a special needs teacher by day working within the senior leadership team of a service for assessment of children with complex and additional needs. My form of escapism is my work as an artist, something that I am redeveloping and expanding through partnership with Norfolk Street Arts. I...

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Event

Neurotype Narratives Exhibition

Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Innovation Park, Jubilee Campus, Triumph Road , Nottingham , United Kingdom
Exhibition
02/07/2024 to 23/08/2024

Christine Thomas, a neurodivergent artist, was the recipient of an artist studio residency at BACKLIT, as part of a collaborative project between QUAD, BACKLIT and CANDAL to support a neurodivergent artist to develop her artistic practice.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #22: Rebecca Korn

Rebecca Korn's interdisciplinary practice stems from a fascination with the intersections between art and science. Her recent interests explore the posthuman body, investigating ideas around symbiosis, sympoiesis and speculative futures, re/imagining how bodies may adapt/evolve through learning from and with non-human counterparts.

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Artist profile

Linda Jenkins

I am an artist working with mixed media, including printmaking, drawing, collage and stitch using a variety of surfaces including papers and fabrics. I have my own studio space equipped with a printing press, sewing machine and a huge variety of inks, paints and other things to play with. My...

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Event

The Court of Neptune

The Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, Govan, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Exhibition
14/08/2024 to 24/08/2024

The exhibition, The Court of Neptune, provides a platform for artists Logue and Taylor to explore their family histories and their links to Govan, Glasgow.

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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

English Riviera Summer Open Exhibition

Artizan Collective, 74 Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
07/07/2024 to 01/09/2024

Celebrating 10 Years of Art on the English Riviera - Planning for the Next!

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