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

Donna Richardson

I am a photographer, working with the concept of life, death and memory depicted by images of water and childhood exploration. Having survived a major stroke I am fascinated by the workings of the brain and the meditative effects of water in it's many forms. I hope to provoke feelings of wonder...

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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 as part of her ongoing work with Dwell Time arts publication reflecting on mental wellbeing. 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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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

Penny Thoughts #21

Deadline: 19/06/2019   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 20 issues so far and are looking for artists / writers / thinkers / procrastinators to submit to our upcoming issue! This publication is part of an exhibition currently taking place at Manchester Art Gallery, and the next 9 issues will have a feature there. Submit now!

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Artist profile

Louise Montgomery

On leaving school Louise went to Gray’s school of art in Aberdeen passing with a BA HONS degree in sculpture she pursued her career in art. Techniques play a large role in the artist’s work, Montgomery experiments with new ways of drawing with mixed media such as collage, ink, using transfer...

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News article

Featured organisation: My Next Chapter for Creatives

Published: 14/06/2019  

My Next Chapter for Creatives is a space for creative people to think and plan for what’s next. It is a collaboration between coach and facilitator Bev Morton and artist Jean McEwan, both of whom are based in the Bradford area. They empower participants to stay aligned to their own creative growth, challenge the conventional paradigm of what it means to be creative and reshape the way in which we live and work as artists.

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Upcoming opportunity

( DIS ) ABILITY

Deadline: 20/06/2019   Location: , London  

Calling all artists who identify as disabled! As a disabled person I often find that the curation at art shows aren't very accessible to disabled people. So I, along support of a few friends, are planning a show which will be made as accessible as possible, and we want to feature art made by artists with disabilities.

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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

Hospitality Haiku - Poetry Zine

Deadline: 22/06/2019   Location: , Lancashire  

We are collecting Haiku's from artists and writers working in the hospitality industry to be published in a zine.

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Artist profile

Simon Warner

Film artist and photographer specializing in landscape and the environment. I am also interested in the history of visual culture, and work performatively with early photographic processes, shadows and lantern slides.

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News article

Featured Artist: Paul Digby

Published: 09/05/2019  

Paul Digby is a practising artist based in Leeds and has exhibited widely throughout the UK. He has shown work in the Saatchi Gallery, Wellcome museum, and The Tetley, and is currently touring his most recent project, a celebration of the public sector, in venues throughout England.

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Upcoming opportunity

Open call for b-side festival 2020

Deadline: 23/06/2019   Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset  

b-side is offering a number of commission opportunities to create new, temporary, site-responsive work in any media for the next festival, September 2020 on the theme of common lands. Proposals can be for any amount up to £4000 - we expect to commission work across a range of contexts, concepts and costs. An additional allowance of up to £750 per commission is available towards travel and accommodation. Deadline for applications is midnight Sunday 23 June 2019.

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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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Artist profile

Donna Cheshire Textile Artist

Award winning textile artist based in Newcastle upon Tyne Donna uses appliqué and free machine embroidery to create textile art inspired by the Northern landscape. She has exhibited at galleries and shows nationally and offers a range of textile workshops and talks. Donna also works in hospital...

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Featured artist: Norma Foulds

Published: 02/05/2019  

Norma Foulds works in a variety of media, including drawing, printmaking, and collage. She has just secured a residency at Fish Factory in Cornwall to continue her work and hopes to gain more support in return for rewards produced during the residency.

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Upcoming opportunity

Moving Image Open Call - Goingaway.tv - Wrong Biennale Pavilion

Deadline: 24/06/2019   Location: Internet, London  

‘Going Away.tv’ looking for moving image submissions to be part their Wrong Biennale Pavilion and Embassy.

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ORBIT: Open Call for July Instagram Residencies for Emerging Artists

Deadline: 24/06/2019   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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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

Adele Jackson

I’m currently exploring the connection between the sun, Antarctica, and human activity over the austral summer season. I describe myself as an environmental artist. I’m interested in the interrelationships between people, places, culture and nature. In 2017, I moved from the UK to New...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #3: Adele Jackson

Published: 29/04/2019  

We are delighted to announce the winner of CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #3, UK artist Adele Jackson, who is currently based in New Zealand. Adele describes herself as a environmental artist. Her current work uses solargraphy to explore the connection between the sun, Antarctica, and human activity over the austral summer season.

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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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Artist profile

Rachel Barrett

I am a textiles artist and lecturer based in Swansea. I am also part of IF Textiles group who exhibit regularly with events such as Swansea festival of stitch. Until recently I have been a full time lecturer but am now trying to build a business as an artist, running workshops.

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