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

Laura Porter

I'm an artist predominantly living in Devon, working with large-scale, site-specific, mixed media sculpture and installation.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #4: Carly Seller

Published: 31/07/2019  

The second of our two bursary recipients is Carly Seller, a multi-disciplinary artist whose work spans photography, moving-image, textiles and performance. Playing with control and interruption through process-led practices, she studies the intertwining relationships between the body, breath and landscape, drawing on her own yoga practice.

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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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ARTbound's 'Return to Nature' exhibition @ Legacy Art Gallery

Deadline: 22/08/2019   Location: Todmorden, West Yorkshire  

Join us, this September, when we return to normality after a busy summer for our 'Return to Nature' exhibition at Legacy Arts Gallery in Todmorden Village! The theme for this exhibition is Earth, Sea, Sky!

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #4: Joe Cotgrave

Published: 29/07/2019  

The first of our two bursary winners for CuratorSpace Bursary #4 is Liverpool-based artist Joe Cotgrave, whose practice explores personal narratives as a young gay man living with HIV. His work engages with audiences to create meaningful conversation surrounding issues relating to the virus.

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Artist profile

Caroline Kelley

My practice is research-based and multidisciplinary. It spans a range of media including drawing, print, photography, performance, video and sound, found objects as well as life-writing, literary and historical texts. These come together in projects, series and installations that experiment with...

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Dewsbury Better Spaces: Wall Panels Installation

Deadline: 22/08/2019   Location: Dewsbury  

Kirklees council is seeking to introduce an artistic intervention within Dewsbury town centre. A site has been identified as the wall between the Dewsbury Ring Road and Dewsbury Bus station. This work will tie in with Kirklees’ wider ambitions to improve Dewsbury town centre through a series of ongoing projects. The artwork will act as a welcoming gateway feature into Dewsbury town centre.

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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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News article

Featured organisation: Fronteer

Published: 20/06/2019  

Sheffield-based Fronteer is husband and wife team, artists Michael Borkowsky and Sharon Mossbeck who began organising open calls and group shows in 2014 as a way of exhibiting their own art work. Since that time their project has grown and they now provide opportunities for lots of other artists.

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Joya: AiR autumn call 19

Deadline: 24/08/2019   Location: Velez Blanco  

Joya: AiR is a not for profit arts residency developed by artists for artists of every conceivable discipline. Consider Joya: AiR not only a unique, stimulating and contemplative environment for international artists and writers, but as a meeting point for divergent and creative thinking. This is a multi-disciplinary residency, self determined, critical and profoundly engaging.

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Artist profile

Kate Pettitt

I am an artist and designer living and working in York, UK. I work primarily in oil, graphite, watercolour and ink and am inspired by the natural environment, the elements and the beauty of the human form. I like to paint at a scale that allows me to be gestural, using light and shade, colour...

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VOCALESK MAGAZINE - VOL 1: Street Architecture ( Toronto)

Deadline: 24/08/2019   Location: Toronto, Canada  

VOCALESK is an independent magazine that celebrates the fringes of art and design. The initial issue explores a phenomenon coined "street architecture". Have you ever noticed a piece of urban artwork that seems to create its own space within the city. From grassroots galleries to wheat paste wallpaper, we invite you to bring this fringe phenomenon to the surface through participation in the first issue of VOCALESK, Street Architecture. The magazine, based in Toronto, will give artists around the world an opportunity to have their work featured on an international level. For this initial issue we are inviting writers, photographers, poets, artists and sculptors to share how this phenomenon has shaped your work.

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

Theresa Easton

Theresa Easton is a printmaker and activist working with artist’s books, based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.   Printmaking and artist’s books provide a platform for Easton’s interpretation of social history and cultural...

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Stream - Visual Media Art Event and Exhibition

Deadline: 25/08/2019   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Stream is a small exhibition in Leeds city centre featuring video and performance based art.

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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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Call for artists for residency in Ukraine: Diffusion

Deadline: 25/08/2019   Location: Mariupol , Kramatorsk  

International Artist Open Call. 3 weeks residence. Country: Ukraine (Mariupol and Kramatorsk). Dates: from 7 to 30 September . 2019Deadline: 25th August 2019

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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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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

Kim Conway

Kim Conway is an artist and curator based in the S.E of England and is the founder and director of The Darkroom Project at Resort Studios in Margate. She is currently studying for a master’s degree in Fine Art at the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury, where she is a recipient of...

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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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Artist profile

Anne-Laure Cano

I am an artist working primarily with ceramics. I was born in France and now live and work in London where I graduated from City Lit College. My work examines how we respond to emotional experiences such as memories, loss and sense of belonging. I make abstract sculptures that look like they...

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