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 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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News article

Kate Walters: Island Bodies exhibition opening

Published: 04/02/2020  

Reflections on islands, human and non-human bodies: their fluids, and where they overlap.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

OPEN CALL: Penny Thoughts (Arts Publication)

Deadline: 19/02/2020   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 32 issues so far and are looking for artists / writers / thinkers / procrastinators to submit to our upcoming issue!

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Artist profile

Owen Oppenheimer

Owen Oppenheimer (b.USA 1969) studied fine art at Cheltenham School of Art, l'Institut des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques in Paris and the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. His work has been shown in exhibitions internationally, screened at film festivals in Europe, Asia and Africa, and broadcast on...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #6: Cassy Oliphant

Published: 03/02/2020  

Cassy Oliphant is a painter, illustrator and community artist. Folk tales, nature, her love of travel and bringing people together are her main influences. Community and sharing stories has roots in much of her work.

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ArtWaves Festival Environmental Project Open Call

Deadline: 21/02/2020   Location: Bridlington, East Yorkshire  

We are looking for installation type pieces that are static or interactive for members of the public to explore or activities that can be staged over the festival weekend. These need to be inspired by environmental issues.

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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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Stand Up! Call for Submissions

Deadline: 21/02/2020   Location: Derby, Derbyshire  

At Artcore Gallery our spring open show, STAND UP!, invites artists from across the world to explore and celebrate International Women’s Day.

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Artist profile

Sofia Fox Barton

Anglo-Indian fusion of bright whimsical designs inspired by nature and folklore.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #6: India Boxall and Shona Robin MacPherson

Published: 03/02/2020  

India Boxall and Shona Robin MacPherson’s creative research aims to excavate hidden / unheard / unseen narratives regarding invasive and non-invasive plant species and their relationship to the built environment within urban Glasgow. Together, they co-edit MUCK (Must Use Critical Knowledge), a fledgling online library that promotes text dedicated to untangling hegemonic claims to knowledge.

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Poet in Residence Wanted

Deadline: 23/02/2020   Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire  

St Albans Cathedral is inviting applications for a year-long residency for a poet with experience in community engagement. This is a unique opportunity for a poet to run poetry/creative writing workshops for target audiences to diversify our current visitors at the Cathedral and create a commission inspired by this magnificent building with the opportunity of readings for the public.

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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

Leah Crossley

My daughter constantly inspires me to create, play and relish the joy, the curiosity, the happy accident and the mess. I aspire to curate curious worlds of colour, whimsy and joy; crossing seamlessly between mediums (i.e. photography, textiles, print) and blending the vintage, the nostalgic, the...

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News article

Carly Seller: Bursary #4 update

Published: 23/01/2020  

Carly Seller has completed her project at KARST, Plymouth. Here she shares the processes involved in combining metalwork and performance.

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Upcoming opportunity

New Emergence Art Prize

Deadline: 23/02/2020   Location:   

The New Emergence Art Prize offers a £400 cash prize, a permanent website feature in our online gallery, as well as exposure in our inaugural online publication. We simply want to help under represented artists to gain exposure and provide support.

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ORBIT: Open Call for March Instagram Residencies for Emerging Artists

Deadline: 25/02/2020   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

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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Artist profile

Henny Burnett

Henny Burnett is a mixed media installation artist who lives and works in Bristol. She attended Byam Shaw School of Art in London, Fiberworks in Berkeley, California and Edinburgh College of Art. Central to Burnett’s practice is research and public engagement; she has worked on many projects...

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News article

Piano Microstories: The Eighth Note publication

Published: 23/01/2020  

Internationally celebrated pianist Fabrizio Paterlini launched a short project producing one-minute piano scores, creating them within the present moment over a 51-day period beginning in May 2019. The project, entitled Microstories, is based on Paterlini’s question to his audience, "How many emotions can you feel in one minute?"

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The Fronteer Open 2019

Published: 23/01/2020  

December 2019 saw the closing of the second Fronteer Open exhibition and art prize at 35 Chapel Walk Gallery, Sheffield. The exhibition is organised by husband and wife duo Michael Borkowsky and Sharon Mossbeck, working together as arts initiative Fronteer.

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Artist profile

Teresa Wells MRSS

Teresa Wells MRSS creates emotive figurative sculptures in bronze, that celebrate man’s physical and emotional survival over adversity.

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