Artist profile

Derek Anderson

A trained silversmith, Derek Anderson has spent the past 30 years developing his affinity with metal and now creates a range of sculptures using aluminium, brass, copper, steel and silver.

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News article

CuratorSpace and Leeds Big Screen to showcase Yorkshire artists

Published: 08/10/2018  

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 October. Here are the first artists to be showcased in this new partnership.

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Curator profile

b-side

b-side is an arts organisation - we work with artists, residents and other organisations to make artworks in response to place: often drawing upon the history, architecture and geography of a particular site or working with communities as source of inspiration and research.

We offer a...

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Upcoming opportunity

Penny Thoughts Issue #7

Deadline: 17/10/2018   Location: Manchester  

Penny Thoughts is a free bi-weekly newsletter publication that is distributed around Manchester. We have published 6 issues and are looking for artists/writers/thinkers/procrastinators to submit to our new issue.

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Artist profile

Jasmine Matthews

I am a multimedia artist who graduated from a BA Fine Art at Newcastle University, 2017. Currently, I am located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. I'm hoping to forge connections with art scenes in the surrounding areas. I have taught art classes, been involved in conducting art therapy with...

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Featured Artist: Alex Dodsworth

Published: 24/09/2018  

As part of our subscription package, we are launching a new featured artist section which showcases artists and the specific projects they are working on. The first of these is Alex Dodsworth, whose creative photography practice has developed into the production of collaborative zines, addressing issues of the representation and visibility of LGBT people.

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Upcoming opportunity

Cupolas Christmas Show 2018 "Human" open call

Deadline: 18/10/2018   Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

At Cupola contemporary art we believe that creativity is an intrinsic part of what makes us human. In this vein we are looking to celebrate the outstanding creative talents of people. From painting to printmaking, sculpture to contemporary craft we are looking to highlight the breadth of creative practitioners working today.

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Bank Street Arts

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Artist profile

Sophie Mahon

Sophie Mahon is a British artist and producer, who combines film, sculpture and digital experimentation to create installations, artworks and events. Her work is often interactive and participatory and shown in the public spaces. Sophie has worked across the UK with various groups and...

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CuratorSpace Salon #5: Exploring People and Place

Published: 05/09/2018  

The fifth of our professional development events for artists and curators will take place on Thursday 27th September at Cafe Ollo, The Media Centre, Huddersfield. These events give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance to have a drink and meet other people working in the creative industries.

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Callout for Expressions of Interest from artists makers for national touring exhibition

Deadline: 18/10/2018   Location: Birmingham UK, West Midlands  

Craft and the Commons (working title). A Craftspace nationally touring exhibition launching at Midlands Arts Centre in Birmingham in September 2020. The purpose of this initial expression of interest is to map the amount and nature of creative practice taking place around the theme of the commons and commons-thinking. There will be a specific call out for proposals in Spring 2019.

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50 under 50

Deadline: 20/10/2018   Location: Richmond, North Yorkshire, North Yorkshire  

Unit 6 studio and Gallery are looking for new artwork to exhibit.

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The Fruitmarket Gallery

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Artist profile

Norma Foulds

I am an artist maker, finder of things. I love to draw and use print. Sharing my knowledge and skills is an adventure, I am always learning from the people I work with and it is always amazing when people find they can achieve great things given the opportunity .

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CuratorSpace Salon #4: Artist Union England Meetup and Social

Published: 13/08/2018  

CuratorSpace host their fourth professional development event for artists and curators in collaboration with Artists' Union England at 34 Boar Lane on Thursday 13th September. CuratorSpace Salons give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance to have a drink and meet other people working in the arts. Feel free to bring flyers for your upcoming exhibitions and events to share.

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Writing Residency at Leeds Arts University

Deadline: 21/10/2018   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Corridor8, in partnership with Leeds Arts University, invites proposals from an early career writer to respond to a forthcoming solo exhibition by Nicola Dale titled 'Figurehead.' This residency is designed for an early career writer to develop their work in a supportive organisational setting, in conversation with artists, curators and editors. In Autumn 2018, Dale will visit Rome to study historical representations of Saint Jerome, patron saint of libraries, as the basis for an exhibition in the newly built, dedicated arts library at Leeds Arts University. A writer is invited to respond critically or creatively (or both) to the project as it unfolds.

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Call for submissions, Xmas Arts, Design, Crafts fair in West London

Deadline: 21/10/2018   Location: London  

THY Art Emergence is an artists led, non profit organisation which organises art exhibitions, art & design, and craft fairs. We are holding a Christmas Arts, Designs, Crafts Fair from (Fri) 30th of November until (Mon) 3rd of December, 2018.

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Artist profile

Georgina Ottaway

I am a Fine Art graduate residing in Suffolk. During university I developed my practice to be heavily based on portraiture with a focus on my family. Using a variety of surfaces as my canvas allows me to create a deeper meaning within my artworks.

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CuratorSpace Salon #3 at The Art House: Beyond the Studio

Published: 22/06/2018  

The third of our professional development events for artists and curators will take place on Thursday 12th July at The Art House, Wakefield. These events give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance meet other people working in the creative industries.

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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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Queer? Collective Residency

Deadline: 24/10/2018   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

We, SamOne SamTwo - an artist-duo based in Leeds, want to bring together artists that identify as queer (LGBTQIA+), who are based in Leeds and surrounding areas, to contemplate and create collectively without any thematic bounds. This is a residency+exhibition (5th Nov - 5th Dec) that is punctuated by social events and an exhibition.

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ARTbound's Christmas ARTfair

Deadline: 25/10/2018   Location: Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire  

Call for stallholders - Christmas 2018! Join us for our annual Christmas ARTfair in Hebden Bridge. A wonderful festive shopping experience for all the family!

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Artist profile

Benjamin Harrison

Ben Harrison as a visual artists working with murals, paintings and print. Currently based in his studio in Artwork Atelier, Salford.

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CuratorSpace Salon #2: Art and Education

Published: 22/05/2018  

The second of our professional development events for artists and curators will take place on Thursday 7th June. These events give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance meet other people working in the creative industries.

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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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Artist profile

Chris Woodvine

Artist and writer based in Stoke-on-Trent, graduate of Sheffield Hallam University in BA(Hons) Fine Art.

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GDPR for artists and arts organisations

Published: 06/05/2018  

This article is about the new General Data Protection Regulation and it is important that anyone using CuratorSpace (or any other method) to collect personal details (such as names, email addresses, or website addresses) are aware of the effect that new UK and EU legislation will have on how you manage this information.

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Artist profile

Bear Print Design

My name is Jo Wright and I'm a self-taught printmaker based in Manchester. My background is in design, illustration and environmental interpretation (I studied at Manchester Polytechnic and the University of Salford). My work is influenced by animals, travel, folklore and the natural world. I ...

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