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

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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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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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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Upcoming opportunity

Two week residency for Cornish artists/artists based in Cornwall this August

Deadline: 20/07/2019   Location: Penryn, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly  

The Fish Factory Art Space CIC is offering 2 week residencies for Cornish artists/artists based in Cornwall at it's venue in Penryn, Cornwall. Opened in 2011 the Fish Factory has provided a forum for both Cornish emerging artists and international collaborators working in challenging and diverse mediums from interactive installations, to murals, to photomontage, printmaking, music and film. We are looking for artists that want to engage with our lively and varied programme of contemporary, alternative and innovative visual arts, performance and events.

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Artist profile

Gabrielle Harris

i am a figurative artist, my work is generally based on the drawings i make of things that take my interest. Colour is very important to me and i like to vary the prints so each is different.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Discussion Panel / Artist Talks

Deadline: 20/07/2019   Location: Leeds  

Kaur and Baleem Creatives are looking for people who work within the creative industries to hold discussions about their practice with like-minded individuals from similar areas of practice, or to hold a talk about their practice to a live audience/stream throughout August 2019.

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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

eighthwonder 2019: (a)muse

Deadline: 21/07/2019   Location: Bath, Somerset  

The theme for this year's 'eighthwonder' exhibition is Muse. “The muses are ghosts, and sometimes they come uninvited.” Who or what sparks artists today? What is your inspiration? How do you start your creative process? What is your muse? All artwork mediums are accepted including performance, film and sound installation, but MUST be A2 format.

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Artist profile

Adele Jackson

I’m currently exploring the connection between the sun, Antarctica, and human activity over the austral summer season. I describe myself as an environmental artist. I’m interested in the interrelationships between people, places, culture and nature. In 2017, I moved from the UK to New...

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News article

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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Upcoming opportunity

Creative Writer/Resident Writers

Deadline: 21/07/2019   Location: Leeds  

Kaur and Baleem Creatives are looking for poets/spoken word writers to perform at a live and limited event called Friday Night Open Mic. We require a selected amount of resident poets, pre signed up poets and there will be last minute sign ups on the nights.

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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

Morticia

Morticia is an artist and researcher whose work is inspired by Victorian mourning culture, Hammer Horror and Elizabeth Gaskell. She is partway through a practice based PhD at Huddersfield University. All her work starts with a camera and a library card and she uses site specific material...

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News article

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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Upcoming opportunity

All Of The World Is A Stage - Summer Edition

Deadline: 21/07/2019   Location: Leeds  

Following the success of their first event, Kaur and Baleem Creatives are looking for artists, musicians (preferably acoustic) and writers/spoken word poets to take part in All Of the World is a Stage - Summer Edition. It is a one night showcase of mostly northern based Creatives.

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Upcoming opportunity

Workshop Opportunity- Sponsored by LCC University Centre

Deadline: 21/07/2019   Location: Leeds  

Kaur and Baleem Creatives are looking for people to run creative workshops throughout August 2019 (Dates are flexible).

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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

Donna Richardson

I am a photographer, working with the concept of life, death and memory depicted by images of water and childhood exploration. Having survived a major stroke I am fascinated by the workings of the brain and the meditative effects of water in it's many forms. I hope to provoke feelings of wonder...

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News article

Featured artist: Norma Foulds

Published: 02/05/2019  

Norma Foulds works in a variety of media, including drawing, printmaking, and collage. She has just secured a residency at Fish Factory in Cornwall to continue her work and hopes to gain more support in return for rewards produced during the residency.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #3: Adele Jackson

Published: 29/04/2019  

We are delighted to announce the winner of CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #3, UK artist Adele Jackson, who is currently based in New Zealand. Adele describes herself as a environmental artist. Her current work uses solargraphy to explore the connection between the sun, Antarctica, and human activity over the austral summer season.

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Artist profile

Nigel Willoughby

I am a Cinematographer now pursuing my passion for Stills Photography. This is a new departure for me, going solo as it were, as I have previously been engaged full time in the Film and TV industry. During my career, I have worked with many creatively inspired Directors, including Nic Roeg,...

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