Event

ART FULLNESS - Making, Sharing, Healing

BOWERY, 54 Otley Road , Headingley, Leeds, United Kingdom
Workshop
08/10/2022

ART RETREAT | Saturday 8th October 10-3pm @ The Bowery Visual Arts , Headingley, Leeds

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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

Sally Sheinman

I started involving people in my work over many years by asking simple but BIG QUESTIONS such as: to name a painting; to tell me their wish; or to tell me what they worry about. I had incredible responses to all these questions but there was always something missing - I never really connected...

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News article

John Walmsley: Photographer acknowledged as © owner of drawings of his photos

John Walmsley has worked as a freelance documentary photographer since leaving Art School in 1968. His final year project on A.S. Neill and his democratic school, Summerhill, was published as a Penguin Education Special in 1969. His work is shown at the National Portrait Gallery, Tate Britain Library, the National Art Library at the V&A, the V&A Museum of Childhood and la Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

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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

Artists // OPEN CALL // on the topic of Boundaries //

07/10/2022     

Art and creative responses on the topic of boundaries for inclusion in the on-line art zine and social media space haus-a-rest.com

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Event

OUTSIDE IN - Somerset Art Weeks 2022

Shepton Mallet Prison, Frithfield Land, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, United Kingdom
Exhibition
01/10/2022 to 09/10/2022

Following on from the well-received Artist Prison Residencies in 2021, curator and artist Luminara Florescu will be returning to Shepton Mallet Prison with a new exhibition for Somerset Art Weeks 2022. From 1st – 9th October, six artists will be taking over C-Wing in Shepton Mallet Prison in Somerset to create an exhibition of site responsive, immersive artworks. Curator and contributing artist,

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Artist profile

Kiki Klimt

Painting is not only the application of colour surfaces but the research of a deeper understanding of life itself. I am painting in the opposite direction to most painters. Instead of applying lighter or darker shades generated by an external source of light, I use colours in their internal...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Geraint Edwards

Geraint Edwards' practice is an exploration of the art-object in an age of the non-object. Through various media such as painting, video, sculptural installation and web-based art, he explores the relationship between our physical and virtual worlds and interrogates our experience and behaviour within and between them.

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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 written pieces - Haus a rest - issue 30 - theme "Boundaries"

07/10/2022     

We are looking for a creative response on the topic of "boundaries" for inclusion in the on-line art zine and social media space www.haus-a-rest.com

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Sculpture/ Special Edition

09/10/2022   Tbilisi  

Collect Art is looking for 3D artists, interested in publishing in our upcoming Special Edition.

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Event

Music Connected Us

Unit 3 Project, Unit 3, 3 Empson Street, London , London, United Kingdom
Art fair
07/10/2022 to 09/10/2022

‘Music Connected Us’ focuses on women supporting women and embodies the best of what women in the art world have to offer today. The show strives to show how we — as female creatives — can shape the future of female artists, the work that we create, as well as, the support that we can provide as colleagues, rather than as competition, i.e. our own re-interpretation of #girlpower !

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Artist profile

Carrieanne Cara Vivianette

I am a performance practitioner, presenting scripted and improvised performance pieces solo. I am a fine artist, working with oil paints.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: kane stonestreet

kane stonestreet (b. 1992, Lancs) is a multidisciplinary performance artist. Their practice is informed by visual art histories, from their time at Glasgow School of Art (2012-2015) where they specialised in Sculpture & Environmental Art. Their art school punk band Pennycress led them to DIY subcultures. They toured North America with Joanna Gruesome, screamed on Shetland with Damn Teeth and sang about roast dinners with Cat Apostrophe.

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Upcoming opportunity

Network Coordinator for Devon Artist Network

09/10/2022   Devon, Devon  

Devon Artist Network is seeking a Network Coordinator, its first year-round staffing role, to support the board and facilitate the continued success of the network. The appointed coordinator, as well as being responsible for the annual headline Devon Open Studios event, will work to maintain and increase membership, explore new funding strategies and develop proposals for new opportunities for the network.

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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

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

The Gleaning

St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Church Lane, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, United Kingdom
Exhibition
22/09/2022 to 09/10/2022

A collaborative community arts project leading to an exhibition with full programme of events, as part of Somerset Art Weeks’ Festival. Co-curated by Gill Sakakini and Fiona Campbell, large-scale translucent textile artworks will be suspended in front of clear glass windows in Shepton Mallet’s beautiful 12th century church. 

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Artist profile

Katie Bailey

I am an emerging visual artist. I previously had a profession in nursing. Health issues let me to develop my longstanding interest in creative arts. I obtained a BA Visual Arts Practice in 2015.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Tina Ramos Ekongo

Tina Ramos Ekongo is an Equatorial Guinean painter and illustrator, based in the UK. She obtained her bachelor degree in 2010 from Escuela Superior de Disenyo (School of Design) in Valencia, Spain. Her work explores diasporic identity and heritage.

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Upcoming opportunity

Nelson Reimagined: Artist Research Micro-commissions

10/10/2022   Nelson, Pendle, East Lancashire, Lancashire  

Pendle based arts organisation In-Situ, is seeking to commission four artists, academics, or artist collectives*, to undertake creative participatory action research, for the first year R+D phase of the This is Nelson, the arts and cultural strand of Nelson Town Deal regeneration. * we also welcome proposals from interdisciplinary collectives.

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Upcoming opportunity

The Next Thing - Moving Image Award

10/10/2022   Bury, Greater Manchester  

The Next Thing Moving Image Award is now open for submissions. Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre is inviting recent graduates of UK fine art courses and alternative art school students whose practice has a focus towards moving image to enter this exciting opportunity.

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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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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

Would You Like Some Meat With That?

Aire Place Studios, Aire Place Mills, Kirkstall Rd, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
05/10/2022 to 13/10/2022

An exhibition filled with colour and bananas!

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Artist profile

Lisa Pettibone

Originally from California, I have a background in graphic design and was drawn to sculpture through an interest in glass-making. With a BA in 3D Design in Glass from UCA Farnham in 2005, I graduated with an MA in Art and Science from UAL: Central Saint Martins London in 2018. I have an interest...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Narbi Price

Narbi Price is a painter and winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017. His work involves journeys to specific places that have witnessed a range of events – variously historical, famous, personal or forgotten. Working from photographs taken at the site, he makes paintings in the studio focussing on abstract, formal and painterly qualities to simultaneously acknowledge and disrupt the representational image.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Ding Ruyi

Ding Ruyi is an artist working in installation, moving image, performance and painting. Inspired by her nuanced observation and experience of the surroundings, most of her practice focus on a series of social issues, including surveillance, power relations and consumerism. Through her work, she allows the spectators to experience, question and criticize the ideologies that we take for granted.

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Artist profile

Neil T Wittmann

Always working from his own photography, Neil creates images 'about' rather than 'of'. Projects include ; Science, observations of a trombone player. ; It's all about me. ; Struggle , equality, ownership. ; Dereliction. ; The crucible of life ...

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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

Taking Space

Coles Gallery, The Corn Exchange. The Balcony, Call Ln, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
01/10/2022 to 16/10/2022

Taking Space is taking place at Coles Gallery this October!

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