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

Deirdre Southey

Deirdre Southey is based in Kilkenny, Ireland and is currently a practicing Artist and Curator. Presently her work focuses on the interplay between art and science, the visible and invisible, conscious and unconscious. Through a multidisciplinary practice including installation, sound, video...

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News article

Clare Thornton Memorial Residency

Published: 18/04/2019  

The Clare Thornton Memorial Residency is an residency opportunity at KARST Projects, Plymouth, UK. The initial funds for the opportunity were set aside by the late artist and KARST studio member, Clare Thornton. Clare also wanted to offer a way for others to contribute to supporting this residency by matching and adding to her own donations through a crowdfunding campaign. To assist with this, she has left a range of specially selected artworks which are offered as rewards to supporters.

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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

ORBIT: Open Call for May Instagram Residencies for emerging artists

Deadline: 22/04/2019   Location: Liverpool, Merseyside  

ORBIT is (for the timebeing) an online initiative, aiming to support and showcase the work of emerging artists and writers throughout the UK, with the initial aim of publishing reviews/articles and hosting residencies on a weekly basis. ORBIT hopes to act as a platform for discussion and collaboration between artists at all different stages of their career from all across the country.

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Artist profile

Nick Claiden

I am an artist painting on glass and paper to create 2d and 3d works. My work is strongly narrative and explores the interaction of people and landscape aided by birds. My starting point was as a painter using watercolours and mixed media, around 2000 I began to study stained glass and I have...

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News article

Video artists on Leeds Big Screen: April 2019

Published: 08/04/2019  

CuratorSpace is working with Leeds Big Screen to showcase artists with a connection to Yorkshire who work in film and video. Films will be screened in Millennium Square at 1pm and 6pm daily throughout April. Here are the artists who will be showcased this month.

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Upcoming opportunity

Penny Thoughts Issue #18

Deadline: 23/04/2019   Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester  

Penny Thoughts is a free newsletter publication that is distributed around Manchester and now further afield including an online presence. We print a new issue fortnightly and have published 17 issues so far and are looking for artists / writers / thinkers / procrastinators to submit to our upcoming issue!

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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 50 artists' studios. We also have a three-bedroom accessible flat for...

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Upcoming opportunity

Outdoor Arts Creative Placements (paid & unpaid)

Deadline: 23/04/2019   Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester  

Walk the Plank and Manchester City Council are offering paid and unpaid placements to new artists looking to gain a better understanding and experience of working in outdoor arts. Placements will work with artists on Manchester Day between May and June 2019 in Manchester. This is an ELEVATE’19 artist development opportunity supported by Arts Council England.

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Artist profile

jim macmorran

abstract wood carvings which are mounted in a black frame on a black plywood background. the frame is open at the front so that the viewer can appreciate the tactile nature of the carving. some of the carvings can be rotated in so that the carving can give a different interpretation.

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News article

Artists blow up £1.2m of high interest debt in Walthamstow

Published: 26/03/2019  

On Wednesday 13th March 2019, 411 people each with an average of £2959 outstanding high interest debt to their names, were sent yet another letter about their long overdue accounts. But this time it didn't ask them to repay the money. Instead it invited them to come and watch those debts being blown up in the shadow of Canary Wharf.

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Upcoming opportunity

Our Place in the Seven Heavens

Deadline: 23/04/2019   Location: Torquay, Devon  

Curated and Produced with Becky Nuttall to support the 2019 English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Festival.

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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

June Parsons

I am a Leeds based multidisciplinary Artist creating paintings inspired by people and the environment.

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News article

Featured artist: Amelia Baron

Published: 18/03/2019  

Amelia Baron is a recent graduate from Leeds Arts University, graduating with a BA(Hons) in Fine Art in 2018. Her latest project, Take 10, continues her work into art and mental health and debuts at Penistone Art Week from 20th - 22nd March 2019.

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Upcoming opportunity

Open call for art on theme of 'Let's talk about the Anthropocene'

Deadline: 25/04/2019   Location: Brighton, East Sussex  

Open Call for visual artists to submit work based on the theme of ‘Let’s talk about the Anthropocene'. Although not limited to 2D work, all works should be easy to install and take down.

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Upcoming opportunity

Artcore: Office Studio Administrator

Deadline: 26/04/2019   Location: Derby  

Artcore is presenting this excellent opportunity for a talented and experienced Administrator looking to play an important role in supporting our organisation.

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Curator profile

Alice Bradshaw

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Artist profile

Sonia Ben Achoura

An artist and psychologist, I explore the human experience from my academic activities. I illustrate psychological phenomena, theories and concept in light of the current social context and of our future. As a result, my visual language presents itself in iconic, timeless and geometric forms....

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News article

Romily Alice Walden: Bursary #2 update

Published: 11/03/2019  

Romily Alice Walden, recipient of the second CuratorSpace bursary, is back from her exhibition at SOHO20 in New York, and has been in touch to tell us about the project and her upcoming exhibitions.

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News article

Video artists on Leeds Big Screen: March 2019

Published: 07/03/2019  

CuratorSpace is working with Leeds Big Screen to showcase artists with a connection to Yorkshire who work in film and video. Films will be screened in Millennium Square at 1pm and 6pm daily throughout March. Here are the artists who will be showcased this month.

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Artist profile

Camilla Fanning MFA

I approach Sound like sculpture. I am interested in making digital immersive large scale interventions outside as well as inside the gallery space. I am interested in the collective delusions which keep the world running, my research interests extending to political and economic frameworks.

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