Event

Free 1:1 support for visual artists and photographers in Leeds

Armley Community Hub and Library, 2 Stocks Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Workshop
30/05/2022 to 22/08/2022

The Highrise Project are providing free creative 1:1 support sessions at Armley Community Hub and Library in Leeds on Tuesdays between 10.30am - 3.30pm.

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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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Artist profile

Jessica Palmer

My work centres on exploring endangered species, patterns in nature and conservation; experimenting with paper as a medium. I cut, collage and construct pieces of 2 and 3 dimensions from unusual, found or hand painted papers.

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News article

Can Two Artists Kickstart A Multi Billion Pound Energy Revolution?

Hilary Powell & Dan Edelstyn are artist / filmmakers based in London. Fresh from their socially-engaged action of creating an artist bank to buy up and blow up £1 million in high street debt, they are now embarking on a new mission: To bring power back to the people.

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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

PAINT!

14/08/2022   Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

PAINT! Will be a group exhibition at Fronteer Gallery, Sheffield. We are looking for all things paint.

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Event

August Exhibitions @ Artizan

Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius Street, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
06/08/2022 to 27/08/2022

Join us for three fantastic exhibitions that will run throughout August across our three gallery spaces, exploring works in abstraction.

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Artist profile

Oly Bliss

Queer Craftivist exploring social and political issues with an interest in sexuality and gender

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News article

Contract of Self Care: Luminara Florescu

Luminara Florescu is an artist, curator and creative wellbeing practitioner. She works with a range of media and processes embracing a playful, humorous, and often subversive attitude to art making. Her inspiration comes from many sources including the Fluxus Art Movement. She enjoys research projects while embracing working more spontaneously and initiating collective experiences in collaboration with artists from across artforms and the public.

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Upcoming opportunity

Leeds Holocaust Memorial Day - young people's performance brief

15/08/2022   Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Leeds City Council’s events team are looking to commission a Leeds arts organisation to work with young people to produce a 15-minute performance in any art form for Holocaust Memorial Day. The Leeds event will be held on Sunday 22nd January 2023 at 2pm at City Varieties Music Hall.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

ARTISTS RESPONDING TO... QUARTERLY MAGAZINE - Contemporary art, culture and activism.

15/08/2022   London  

ARTISTS RESPONDING TO ...'s magazine is a digital and printed publication which uses creative depictions or literature to highlight current world issues, news and movements that aren't getting the attention that they deserve. A political and environmental platform to help ignite conversations and spread awareness through visual and written poetic responses.

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Artist profile

Chris Wilmott

I make paintings of frolicking fish. Based on visions captured in my word sketches of rising sea levels affecting heritage and personal lives; nature impacting humanity. My vertical diptychs rise up the walls of stairwells, board and dining rooms. I collaborate; in the field of art / science. ...

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Event

The 21 Group of Artists @ Artizan

Artizan Collective, Unit 5 74 Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
14/08/2022 to 04/09/2022

Artizan Collective Gallery is excited to welcome the esteemed 21 Group of Artists to Torbay for a second year.

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News article

University of Huddersfield: Cultures of Place

Cultures of Place is a celebratory showcase of exhibitions, installations, performances, workshops, podcasts, talks and discussions about place. The School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Huddersfield, in collaboration with Temporary Contemporary and Kirklees Council, invites you to take part in a range of projects drawing on research taking place now by academic staff and postgraduate research students.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Carlo Mierendorff Preis 2022

15/08/2022   Darmstadt  

Zum zweiten Mal vergibt die Darmstädter Sezession den Carlo Mierendorff Preis für herausragende sprachliche Vermittlung von Kunst. _______________ For the second time, the Darmsädter Sezession is awarding the Carlo Mierendorff Prize for outstanding language mediation of art.

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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

Antony Welch

I'm a multidisciplinary artist working in Glass, Mixed Media Mosaic, Collage & Sculpture, which of these I chose to work on with any given piece is driven by how I feel the subject matter will be best expressed.

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Event

Together We Rise

Chichester Cathedral, The Royal Chantry, Cathedral Cloisters, Chichester, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Exhibition
31/07/2022 to 06/09/2022

Major exhibition of artworks by Royal Society of Sculptors members in Chichester Cathedral, curated by Jacquiline Creswell. The work responds to the artists’ experience of the pandemic, their resilience, sense of community and collective hope.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Dyana Gravina

Dyana Gravina (She/They) is an independent curator, birth doula, activist and community builder, mover, and performance artist. They are currently studying for an MA in Gender Sexuality and Culture at Birkbeck University. Originally from Italy and now based in London, she is founder and creative director of Procreate Project, a pioneering arts organisation dedicated to womxn and non-binary artists who are (m)others. They have collaborated and curated projects with partners and venues including RCA, King’s College London, LADA Live Art Development Agency, Ugly Duck, Mimosa House, Women's Art Library, RichMix, Richard Saltoun Gallery, and 198 contemporary Art.

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Upcoming opportunity

Autumn Beauty - Open Call

17/08/2022   Halifax, West Yorkshire  

The Open Gallery is looking for artworks on the theme of 'Autumn Beauty' for an exhibition in September 2022. The 'Autumn Beauty' art exhibition provides artists with a great opportunity to get greater exposure by exhibiting their work at the Open Gallery in front of a new audience. There will be a £50 prize for the People's favorite artist.

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Upcoming opportunity

Via Francigena Sculpture Commission - Dover

18/08/2022   Dover  

Kent Downs AONB, North Downs Way and Dover District Council would like to commission an artist/architect to design, create and install a sculpture for Dover seafront, marking the end of the Via Francigena. The site-specific artwork will promote the special characteristics of the VF/ North Downs Way and its pilgrimage heritage as a route for reflection, renewal, and inspiration.

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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

Ethan Moss

I am a Manchester based multi-disciplinary performance artist. My work explores the theme of identity and queerness. I examine queer experiences, uncensored and unapologetically. My practice challenges stereotypes of gender, politics and identity.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Rosalind Lowry

Rosalind Lowry is a sculptor and installation artist who works with the land and environment in a range of materials. In 2021 she was elected to the Royal Society of Sculptors. She studied Fine Art at Chelsea and St. Martin's Schools of Art and has won several awards including a Social Art Award in 2021 from The Institute for Art and Innovation in Berlin.

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Event

The Artist & The Other

Aire Place Studios, Aire Place Mills, Kirkstall Rd, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
26/08/2022 to 29/09/2022

No Labels, just Art!... Aire Place Studios presents The Artist & The Other. This exhibition showcases the artworks of 4 Leeds-based artists all from differing backgrounds.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Katherine James

Katherine James is a contemporary artist and jewellery maker in Leeds. Graduating in 2020 from University of Leeds' School of Design, she crafts chainmail into lace-like patterns to create wearable works and sculpture which explore ideas around gender. She has exhibited with the Crafts Council and is an alumni of their 2021 Crafting Business Programme supported by Crafting Europe.

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Artist profile

Dawn Campion

I am a textile artist. I use upcycled materials to machine embroider and to make rugs. I am a teddy bear artist making bears using preloved items and mohair. I enjoy teaching arts and crafts in the community and online. Art is a lifeline for me and helps me to focus, managing pain and time.

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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

Avant Gardeners

Houghton Hall Stables, Bircham Road, Houghton, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Exhibition
01/05/2022 to 30/09/2022

Contemporary and Country's forthcoming exhibition Avant Gardeners, will celebrate the cultivated and the designed landscape behind and beyond the garden wall. It will open at the Stables at Houghton Hall, 1 May to 25 September.

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