Event

Reduce Reuse Recycle – Art and Sustainability

Willesden Gallery, 95 High Road,, Willesden Green, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
18/01/2023 to 24/02/2023

Willesden Gallery is proud to present Reduce Reuse Recycle – Art and Sustainability, a group exhibition featuring London based artists that explore sustainability in their creative process.

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Case study

Case study: The Dispensary Gallery

The Dispensary Gallery is a research-led art gallery in Wrexham. Its dynamic programme of exhibitions and events brings together local, national and international artist-researchers, providing a supportive hub and a space to display their work.

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Artist profile

Charlotte Cullen

Charlotte Cullen is an artist and lecturer based in Leeds. Cullen's practice acts as a ghost story, as forms translate and mutate across surfaces including metal, glass and paper. Cullen teaches Fine Art at York St John University, curates Vessel gallery, York, and has a studio with serf, Leeds....

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Erika Cann

Erika Cann's work investigates place through accounts and narrative, both historical and contemporary, within the guides and maps of an area. She navigates the environment through climbing - pushing, pulling, jamming and squeezing her way up and through time, geologies and accumulated narratives. The work takes the form of photography, film, and printmaking, which is often imbued with language.

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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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Resource

Contract of Self Care

Luminara Florescu

This toolkit supports a best practice model for artists who have a social practice as well as the participating members of the public involved in their projects. It explores ways of working as a social practice artist that are sustainable for artists, including those with physical and mental health disabilities. Funded by a-n Artist Bursary 2021 TIME, SPACE, MONEY.

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Upcoming opportunity

Inspired by Love

02/02/2023   London  

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN! We are searching for visual artists to submit their art to be showcased in an online exhibition. Artists of all mediums and from all countries are welcome to apply, including painters, sculptors, photographers, designers and video artists.

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Event

'Meet the Locals' & 'Fortune Teller' exhibitions

Fronteer Gallery, Unit 4, Orchard Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
08/02/2023 to 25/02/2023

Join us for 2 exhibitions at Fronteer Gallery this February!

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Artist profile

Karen-Rose-Textiles

Stitches from the Cosmos…… I am a decorative textile artist living and working in the West Midlands, UK. My artworks are visual transcriptions from the beauty I see in the wonder of the universe. I believe we are all, in a very real and profound sense, part of the Cosmos. Born from it, our...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Kitty McKay

Kitty McKay is an artist, researcher and social practitioner currently working with groups and other collaborators to produce live and interactive community workshops concerned with mapping, walking, queerness and archiving. She works across media in academic and creative writing, video, DJing, collaging, radio production, and performance.

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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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Case study

Case Study: The Kent Downs AONB

The Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a nationally protected landscape stretching from the white cliffs of Dover to the Surrey and London border. With ancient bluebell woodlands, rugged chalk coastline, internationally rare chalk grassland, and ragstone villages, there is beauty to explore all year round. The North Downs Way National Trail, one of 15 national trails in England and Wales, is home to the arts trail, and much of it follows the legendary Pilgrims Way from Canterbury to Winchester.

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Upcoming opportunity

// Open Call for Artists - Love, Loss and Indifference //

03/02/2023   On-line - Zine // Instagram // Twitter  

Open call for Art submissions to Issue 34 of Haus-a-rest Zine and Social media: Love, Loss and Indifference.

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Resource

Funding library

The White Pube

This library is a resource of successful funding applications that you can learn from to write your own bids. It also includes links to other resources such as application templates and crib sheets.

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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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Event

Drawn To Mind Solo Exhibition

Chappel Galleries, 15 Colchester Road, Chappel, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
Exhibition
04/02/2023 to 26/02/2023

Solo exhibition of 19 experimental and imagined landscape drawings in charcoal, pencil and chalk. The drawings are made in layers in reference to history, imprint and place of the landscape. Private View open to all 4 February 2023 12pm.

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Artist profile

Trevor R A Dingle

Born South Yorkshire, England 1969. I have always drawn and painted, then began photography seriously in the 1980s as a teenager, largely learning the technical aspects including film developing and printing from my father and developing my own eye.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Caroline Jane Harris

Caroline Jane Harris explores an expansive interest in photography, printmaking and the apparatuses and technologies of image formation from mechanical to digital means. Through a critical and process-based engagement, she explores materiality, image-making, digitality and the artist’s hand, to examine contemporary questions around our relationship with natural environments in the information age.

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Upcoming opportunity

Open Call: Fibres

04/02/2023   Altrincham  

Seeking artistic responses to the theme of Fibres; works exploring textiles and/or technology.

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Upcoming opportunity

The JUST ART Award

04/02/2023     

New quarterly award for artists who want to change the world through the way they live or the work they make. Artists working with themes of environmental and social justice from anywhere in the world are eligible to enter this new bursary from Amy Jackson.

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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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Curator profile

Gabriela Boiangiu

Romanian/British artist Gabi Boiangiu studied at the Arts University, Bucharest before moving to the UK to do her Masters at Bradford School of Art and Design. Gabi has been teaching both in FE and HE since 2003 and graduated the PGCE at University of Huddersfield in 2007.

With a...

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Event

Print It! 2023

Aire Place Studios, Aire Place Mills, Kirkstall Rd, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
03/02/2023 to 03/03/2023

The Show without boundaries!

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Artist profile

Caroline Casswell

As an artist and crafts person most of my adult life in a variety of disciplines, in the past 20 years I have been concentrating on working in two different areas.. CERAMICS creating mosaic pictures using my hand painted ceramic tiles, which are fired before breaking to create the design. and...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Vicki Bennett

Under the name 'People Like Us', artist Vicki Bennett has been making work available via CD, DVD and vinyl releases, radio broadcasts, concert appearances, gallery exhibits and online streaming and distribution since 1992. She sees sampling and collage as folk art sourced from the palette of contemporary media and technology, with all of the sharing and cross-referencing incumbent to a populist form.

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Resource

Leeds Arts Health and Wellbeing Network

A network to champion, support and connect people interested in how arts and culture can have benefits for health, care and wellbeing in the Leeds City Region. Focus on Place-Based Arts and Health, Creative Ageing, Creativity Wellbeing, Creativity Workforce Wellbeing. Regional and general resources available.

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Upcoming opportunity

'CURTAIN TWITCHERS' - Open call for group exhibition

05/02/2023   Walthamstow  

Uncovered Collective is an arts organisation whose objective is to showcase artists and offer a snapshot of current art practice, especially that which falls outside the commercial gallery and museum system. We achieve this by holding group exhibitions that transform unusual spaces into rich artistic environments. We are pleased to announce the details for our next show 'CURTAIN TWITCHERS'.

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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

#Loveofmylife (Special Edition)

05/02/2023   Tbilisi  

Collect art is looking for writers and artists, working in different media, such as painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, contemporary jewellery, textile, installation, illustration, mixed media, photography, collage, digital art, poems & short stories.

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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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Event

INKERWOVEN Print and Textile Project: Final Exhibition

The Dyehouse Gallery, Bradford College, Lister Building, Carlton Street, Bradford, United Kingdom
Exhibition
03/10/2022 to 31/03/2023

A creative collaboration between Inkers Printmakers and the Bradford College Textile Archive.

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Artist profile

Shirley Hunter

I'm visual artist working with textiles, print, stitch and photography. Instilled with a passion and desire to make, shape and craft from an early age, I've worked as a dressmaker and an interior architectural designer, both of which inform my current work.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Monika Dutta

Monika Dutta's practice derives from a cross-disciplinary approach to methods and materials and embraces the disciplines of moving image; photography; drawing; sculpture; constructed textiles; performance and activism, producing works that collectively map relationships between the tangible natural environment and the constructed realities of a culture driven by technology.

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Resource

Case studies for reducing your carbon footprint

Sustainable Arts in Leeds

SAIL are a group of organisations, individuals and networks, working together to promote a zero carbon / zero waste future for the cultural and creative industries of Leeds and beyond. Their website features case studies of how SAIL members on how they’ve managed to reduce their carbon footprints.

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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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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Lou Blakeway

Lou Blakeway focuses predominantly on figurative work, incorporating drawing, painting and printmaking. My work, whilst figurative, is also concerned with facture, colour, space and form. I am currently making work that questions conceived ideas of Motherhood and Femininity. These works will be exhibited at the Fitzrovia Gallery, London in November with my fellow cohorts from last year’s Turps Banana Correspondence Course.

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Artist profile

Amelia Frances Wood

Amelia Frances Wood is a British artist living and working in the Leeds. A Studio holder at Assembly House, Wood's practice is an exploration through different materials she haptically engage with using the hand of the maker and symbolic objects to create anthropomorphic sculptures. These are...

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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

Cultivate presents Deflect - a maximalist group show

On line via Organ magazine, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
12/01/2022 to 31/03/2023

The 18th in an ongoing series of maximalist on-line group shows from London's Cultivate Gallery, Deflect features the carefully selected work of 43 participating artists from all over the land and indeed the globe

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