Case study

Case Study: ARTbound

Published: 19/03/2019  

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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Artist profile

Henrietta MacPhee

HENRIETTA MACPHEE‘s practice is centred in ceramics. Her pieces are sculptural, figurative and colourful. Each playfully tells a story representing an innocent yet thought provoking relationship with its material form.

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News article

Adele Jackson: Bursary #3 update

Published: 17/09/2019  

Adele Jackson has created her first solargraph lightbox and has been in touch to tell us about her exhibition plans at Christchurch city art gallery / Te Puna o Waiwhetū in October 2019 and Hobart, Tasmania, Australia in July 2020.

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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

The Next Thing - Moving Image Award

Deadline: 21/10/2019   Location: Bury  

The Next Thing - Moving Image Award is now open for submissions. Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre is inviting recent graduates of UK fine art courses and alternative art school students whose practice has a focus towards moving image to enter this exciting opportunity.

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News article

New payment portal for opportunities

Published: 16/09/2019  

CuratorSpace have just launched their new payment portal making it easier for curators to manage submission fees for their opportunities.

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Artist profile

Dabrowska Ola

I am a creative individual, always seeking to acquire new skills and take on new challenges. Distinguished by hard work, ingenuity, and a keen eye for visual aesthetics, my artistic practice lean on my endless desire to learn and use my creativity.

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Upcoming opportunity

'Winter Showcase' exhibition 2019

Deadline: 24/10/2019   Location: St Georges Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY, West Yorkshire  

We invite artists, photographers, illustrators and more, to exhibit with us as part of our ‘Winter Showcase Exhibition’ which will accompanying our 2 day Christmas ARTfair in Hebden Bridge!

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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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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #4: Carly Seller

Published: 31/07/2019  

The second of our two bursary recipients is Carly Seller, a multi-disciplinary artist whose work spans photography, moving-image, textiles and performance. Playing with control and interruption through process-led practices, she studies the intertwining relationships between the body, breath and landscape, drawing on her own yoga practice.

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Upcoming opportunity

Commission for socially engaged artist/collective

Deadline: 25/10/2019   Location:   

#makingourspace is the campaign capturing the development of our resident-led space in Flaxley Road, Selby. It is also our community engagement strategy. Our story. We are looking for creatives to develop new, exciting and engaging work with our community and help tell this story.

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Artist profile

Rachel Jeffery

I'm a full time artist having graduated at Falmouth School of Art in 1998 . I live in Cornwall . My work is Contemporary Modern , accessibley abstract in style . I use mixed media and innovative techniques. Mostly Inspired by landscape or the figure often moving towards abstraction .

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Upcoming opportunity

FILLER Zine 03 - EARTH ISSUE

Deadline: 25/10/2019   Location: , Greater Manchester  

FILLER is a trend-focused food and mental health zine, each issue encouraging discourse around lifestyle and consumer behaviours. Issue 03: the EARTH issue is asking you for your work related to all things worldly, earthly, plant-based, green or otherwise, in response to the climate emergency.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #4: Joe Cotgrave

Published: 29/07/2019  

The first of our two bursary winners for CuratorSpace Bursary #4 is Liverpool-based artist Joe Cotgrave, whose practice explores personal narratives as a young gay man living with HIV. His work engages with audiences to create meaningful conversation surrounding issues relating to the virus.

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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

Wild Biyoo Artist Residency

Deadline: 27/10/2019   Location: Goa  

20 ARTISTS FOR 20 DAYS, BROUGHT TOGETHER IN AN OFFGRID JUNGLE LABORATORY UNDER THE GOAN SUN, IN RESPONSE TO THE CLIMATE CRISIS. OPEN CONVERSATIONS, RADICAL COLLABORATIONS AND A RECONCILIATION OF HUMANKIND AND THE NATURAL WORLD. WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US IN SOWING THE SEEDS OF CHANGE. WILDBIYOO.

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Artist profile

Becky Nuttall Artist Poet

Becky comes from an artistic and literary background based in Brixham Devon. She studied art in the early seventies but got diverted by literature and, latterly, the social development of adolescents. The research undertaken as part of her MA reconnected her to her own adolescence and it’s...

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Upcoming opportunity

Spring Art Fair 2020 - Landmark Arts Centre

Deadline: 27/10/2019   Location: Teddington, London  

Spring Art Fair 2020. Twice a year – Spring and Autumn – the Landmark Art Fairs provide a unique setting for individual artists that make high quality fine & applied art to exhibit and sell their work direct to the public. No galleries, no dealers, just the artists themselves with a stunning array of painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, printmaking, ceramics and more.

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News article

Featured organisation: Fronteer

Published: 20/06/2019  

Sheffield-based Fronteer is husband and wife team, artists Michael Borkowsky and Sharon Mossbeck who began organising open calls and group shows in 2014 as a way of exhibiting their own art work. Since that time their project has grown and they now provide opportunities for lots of other artists.

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Curator profile

Theresa Easton

Theresa Easton is a printmaker and activist working with artist’s books, based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.   Printmaking and artist’s books provide a platform for Easton’s interpretation of social history and cultural...

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Artist profile

gizella k warburton

‘trace and echo...mark and resonance...materiality and meaning...' Abstract mixed media wall works, sculptural pieces and installations include works on slate and weathered wood grounds

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News article

Does working in the arts affect your wellbeing?

Published: 17/06/2019  

Halifax based artist, curator and writer, Alice Bradshaw is undertaking research reflecting on mental wellbeing as part of her ongoing work with Dwell Time arts publication. She is inviting arts practitioners to respond to questions around working in the arts and mental wellbeing, with the option to publish responses on the Dwell Time blog and the option to remain anonymous.

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Artist profile

Michael Walls

My practice concerns the public's engagement of colour and consumerism. Colour being a fundamental aspect of daily existence, as the overlook RGB composition on our television sets. Learning from the laws of scientific research to place within a context of contemporary art. Then the aspect of...

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