Event

MINI TEXTILE HANGINGS WORKSHOP

The Quaker tapestry Museum, The Quaker Tapestry Museum, KENDAL, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Workshop
25/05/2024

Do you have a collection of natural treasures that you’d like to use in your work but are not sure how? This workshop will explore ways of combining fabrics, found objects, natural treasures such as feathers and shells and hand embroidery to create beautiful mini hangings.

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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

Adam Rogerson

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #22: Rebecca Korn

Rebecca Korn's interdisciplinary practice stems from a fascination with the intersections between art and science. Her recent interests explore the posthuman body, investigating ideas around symbiosis, sympoiesis and speculative futures, re/imagining how bodies may adapt/evolve through learning from and with non-human counterparts.

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Event

Reimagining the Landscape

Bulkeley, Cheshire
Workshop
26/04/2024

Two-day weekend art workshops with creativity and mindfulness/well-being at its core. Suitable for all abilities from complete beginners who think they might enjoy being out in a landscape playing with a variety of mixed art media to those with experience who are looking to loosen up their work and get new ideas about artistic process.

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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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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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Event

Calligraphy Workshop

The Quaker tapestry Museum, The Quaker Tapestry Museum, KENDAL, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Workshop
05/07/2024

Learn how to write gorgeously swirly modern calligraphy with your tutor Claire Gould, of ‘By Moon & Tide’. You’ll have fun getting to grips with a dip pen and copperplate nib in this friendly and relaxed calligraphy workshop. From initial scratches and swirls you’ll soon be learning how to write beautiful letters, all in the space of a couple of hours!

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Upcoming opportunity

Little Show Of Horrors Online Exhibition

25/04/2024   Leicestershire  

We are asking for a wide range of artworks that explore horror and the monstrous, for an ONLINE exhibition.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #22: Natalia Janula

Natalia Janula is a Polish-born artist of Roma heritage, currently based in London. Their artistic practice spans sculpture, moving image, installation and performance. They are interested in urban and natural environments and the slippage between the two. Repeated themes within their work include domestic and fictional landscapes, object oriented ontologies, queer interspecies bodies and the natural world.

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Artist profile

Kinect by CGGT

We are Gary and Christina, Kinect by CGGT is a small family run business specialising in chain maille inspired jewellery. Everything we make is handcrafted in Sheffield using a variety of materials; primarily silver, aluminium and rubber and some of our pieces also feature precious and...

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Event

Pebble Mosaic Workshop with David James of Olicana Mosaics in Ilkley

Workshop
27/04/2024

Learn how to create a stunning pebble mosaic that will provide a talking point for your garden from David James of Olicana Mosaics.

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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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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

april flowers : open call for short films/videos

26/04/2024   London  

'Keep It Under Your Hat' - a monthly night of music and poetry in East London is seeking short films!

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Event

Collective Creativity

The Atrium Gallery, Bexley Wing, St. James’s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
10/02/2024 to 26/04/2024

Highlighting Leeds Artists!

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Resource

Shape Arts

Shape Arts is a disability-led arts organisation which works to improve access to culture for disabled people by providing opportunities for disabled artists, training cultural institutions to be more open to disabled people, and through running participatory arts and development programmes.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #22: Gabrielle Hoad

Gabrielle Hoad makes work that includes live, ephemeral elements as well as more lasting documentary traces such as photographs, films, publications and objects. She has a long-standing interest in the crossover of art and science.

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Event

4th Community Art Exhibition

Circular ArtSpace, 780 Fishponds Road, behind The Crafty Egg Café, Bristol, Somerset, United Kingdom
Exhibition
05/04/2024 to 28/04/2024

New Col­lec­tive Art Exhi­bi­tion in Fishponds.

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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

Tess Recordon

Professional artist. Contemporary landscape oil paintings.

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Upcoming opportunity

Identity, International Photography Exhibition

26/04/2024   Glasgow  

Call for entries for an International Photography Exhibition. This month-long exhibition will be a photography exhibition with the theme of Identity. Free to submit, open to everyone.

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Event

Edgelands

The Art Pavilion, Mile End Park, Clinton Road, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
19/04/2024 to 29/04/2024

An exhibition of textile art by Prism Textiles, an international group of exhibiting artists working with or inspired by textiles.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Texture, International Photography Exhibition

26/04/2024   Glasgow  

Call for entries for an International Photography Exhibition. This month-long exhibition will be a photography exhibition with the theme of Texture. Free to submit, open to everyone.

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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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Event

Flatland

The FG Gallery, Knutsford, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
19/04/2024 to 05/05/2024

Flatland is an exhibition of contemporary painting from the Northwest.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #22: Melanie King

Melanie King is an artist and curator with a specific focus on astronomy. She is co-Director of super/collider, Lumen Studios, and the London Alternative Photography Collective. Melanie is a practice-based PhD Candidate in Fine Art at the Royal College of Art.

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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

Artizan Women's Open Exhibition 2024

26/04/2024   Torquay, Devon  

Artizan Women's Open Exhibition 2024

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Event

Beginners Hand Embroidery Workshop

The Station, Station Yard, Richmond, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Workshop
05/05/2024

An enlightening, creative day designed for those who would love to learn more about hand embroidery – even if you have never threaded a needle before. You’ll learn a range of stitches and how they can be altered, placed together and apart and worked using a variety of threads to create different effects.

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Artist profile

Julia Keenan

This practice was selected for the 'Platform' Graduate Award by C.V.A.N. south east. An associate at ASPEX Portsmouth and CAS Arts Andover. Collaborator with Museum and Gallery spaces. Recipient of the U.C.A. Grad award 2015 Recipient of the Aspex Associate Bursary 2021

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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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Event

This Is The Seventh Wave

The Regency Town House, 13 Brunswick Square, Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom
Exhibition
03/05/2024 to 12/05/2024

Group exhibition curated by Dee Ferris and Judy Stevens. Featuring Polly Arnett, Nicholas Carrick, Emma Critchley, Alej ez, Dee Ferris, John Haywood, Solange Leon Iriarte, Andre Lichtenberg, Catalina Mejia Moreno, Judy Stevens, Francisca Vidal Vergara+Pulso Austral, Arantza Vilas, Carole Villain and Jonathan Wright.

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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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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #22: Naomi Aderonke

Naomi is a burgeoning multidisciplinary research and narrative led artist who has developed their illustrative and narrative skills past digital art and traditional print into 3D work. Exploring ceramics and textile through tufting, Naomi looks at the form, colours and materials used, not just the image, to create the stories they want to tell. Naomi is a storyteller who thrives on folk, history and culture; looking into ways of exploring that through artistic objects.

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Upcoming opportunity

Open Calls Not Cat Calls! Submit work for 'Feline-Thropic' at Redcar Palace

27/04/2024   Redcar  

Submit your Cat Art to our upcoming show!

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Event

16th Community Art Exhibition in Virtual Reality

Exhibition
15/04/2024 to 16/05/2024

A new art exhibition in Virtual Reality.

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Resource

Platforma Arts and Refugee Network

Platforma arts and refugee network supports and develops arts and culture by, about and with refugees and migrants. Platforma is managed by Counterpoints Arts in partnership with organisations across the country. Every two years they run the Platforma Festival in a different part of England. They also provide one-to-one information to artists and organisations on subjects including, access to opportunities, contacts, project development and fundraising.

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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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Artist profile

Morven Mulgrew

I am an interdisciplinary artist-designer-maker working across ceramics, sculpture, costume and performance. I am interested in the home-made, the hand-made and handicraft, and developing work with a DIY process-led approach.

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Event

Snippets of Time

The Station, Richmond, Station Yard, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4LD, Richmond , North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
09/05/2024 to 22/05/2024

Snippets of Time is a collaboration between 3 artists; Isobel Rooke, Christine Hughes and Hannah Turlington, whose identities as artists coexist with that of being an artist.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #22: Sam Metz

Sam Metz is an artist based in Hull who creates work that engages with the concept of ‘neuroqueering’. They create sculptural installations that incorporate both film and animation while exploring body-based responses to ecology. As a neurodivergent artist and curator with sensory processing differences, Sam creates work in non-verbal ways that begin and end in movement and embodied interactions without recourse to traditionally privileged verbal and written forms of communication.

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Artist profile

Sophie Hannah Walker

Sophie Hannah Walker is a mixed media contemporary artist who has been practicing and exhibiting for over 30 years. Currently her work is about 'The Art of Feeling Better' which is a combination of the therapeutic effects on the artist when creating work and making canvases designed to have a...

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Event

Contemporary British Printmakers @ Delamore Arts

The Wagon Shed Gallery,, Delamore Estate, Cornwood, Ivybridge, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
01/05/2024 to 31/05/2024

Three Galleries and Magnificent Sculpture Gardens Open for the Whole Month of May

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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

Artists Around Wetherby - Open Studios

8 Oakwood Road, Wetherby, Leeds
Exhibition
01/06/2024 to 09/06/2024

Open Studios is in a 6 mile radius of Wetherby. 25-30 artists will be taking part, one of which is myself. Originals, prints, ceramics, cards, glass, felt art at a number of different locations in Wetherby and the surrounding villages. Most artists taking part are open both weekends (just call in) and some during the week by appointment only.

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