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

Anne Haworth

I am a ceramic artist using hand-building techniques of coiling, slabbing and mould-making. I use earthstone clays and parian porcelain. I have a Masters degree in Ceramics and a BA Hons in 3D design and Visual studies. My inspiration comes from the plant world above ground and under water. I...

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News article

Featured artist: Amelia Baron

Published: 18/03/2019  

Amelia Baron is a recent graduate from Leeds Arts University, graduating with a BA(Hons) in Fine Art in 2018. Her latest project, Take 10, continues her work into art and mental health and debuts at Penistone Art Week from 20th - 22nd March 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

Open Call - Nest Artist Residency(Yerevan, Armenia)

Deadline: 21/03/2019   Location: Yerevan  

“Nest” is a a community center and residency cluster of ICA Yerevan for arts and cultural workers with a special emphasis on supporting the combination of artistic and surviving strategies in a shaping community of colleagues with similar lifestyle and political position. It is devoted to establishing close cooperation between artists, thinkers, researchers, and other cultural actors through interdisciplinary programs and residencies. As a part of knowledge-based platform for innovative creative production, Nest integrates with the social and cultural framework of Yerevan while simultaneously supporting a strong international focus.

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Artist profile

Gavin Maughfling

Artist and curator. Works mainly in painting, also in short film. Practice is concerned primarily with identity, gender and the mediation of found internet-sourced imagery. Widely exhibited in the UK and internationally. Co-founder with Suzanne de Emmony of DEMprojects, an artist-led curatorial...

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News article

Artists blow up £1.2m of high interest debt in Walthamstow

Published: 14/03/2019  

On Wednesday 13th March 2019, 411 people each with an average of £2959 outstanding high interest debt to their names, were sent yet another letter about their long overdue accounts. But this time it didn't ask them to repay the money. Instead it invited them to come and watch those debts being blown up in the shadow of Canary Wharf.

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Upcoming opportunity

OPEN CALL: All artists on the topic of gender

Deadline: 22/03/2019   Location: Blackburn, Lancashire  

An opportunity for all artists to submit work on the subject of GENDER for an exhibition in May 2019, all mediums of mediums of work will be accepted. *DEADLINE: 22.03.18*

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Call for Artists: Radar Artist Fair 10-12.05.19

Deadline: 24/03/2019   Location: London, Greater London  

Submissions now OPEN for The Radar Artist Fair 10-12.05.19 / Old Spitalfields Market. New monthly Artist Platform amplifying the next wave of artistic talent over 3 days. Over 50 exciting artists a Month will showcase their work to a global audience of over 50,000 a weekend to inspire and connect the next generation of artists/collector.

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Artist profile

Sara Bantran

An artist who loves colour. Combining science and art. And is fiery as well as bold in brushstrokes and colour application.

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News article

Romily Alice Walden: Bursary #2 update

Published: 11/03/2019  

Romily Alice Walden, recipient of the second CuratorSpace bursary, is back from her exhibition at SOHO20 in New York, and has been in touch to tell us about the project and her upcoming exhibitions.

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Upcoming opportunity

ORBIT: Open Call for April Instagram Residencies for emerging artists

Deadline: 25/03/2019   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

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

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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News article

Video artists on Leeds Big Screen: March 2019

Published: 07/03/2019  

CuratorSpace is working with Leeds Big Screen to showcase artists with a connection to Yorkshire who work in film and video. Films will be screened in Millennium Square at 1pm and 6pm daily throughout March. Here are the artists who will be showcased this month.

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Upcoming opportunity

DUALISM

Deadline: 25/03/2019   Location: Leeds  

Seeking artists from all disciplines to submit work for exhibition on 'Dualism'.

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Upcoming opportunity

Social Media Coordinator Manifest Arts Festival - volunteer position

Deadline: 25/03/2019   Location: Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Wigan and Leigh, Greater Manchester  

We seek social media coordinators to assist in the promotion of the Manifest Arts Festival 12th - 21st July 2019.

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Curator profile

Cupola Contemporary Art

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

Robert Leach

Art-Graphics – I split my time between running my own professional graphic design studio (generationpixel.com) and fulfilling my life long dream to paint. I have been painting canvasses and creating clocks for the last 11 months, I am now raising my profile to art galleries, art...

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Featured artist: Abdullah Adekola

Published: 28/02/2019  

Abdullah Adekola is a creative writer and poet based in Leeds. Here he describes some of his most recent projects and how other artists and writers can get involved.

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Sophie Cundale: Bursary #1 update

Published: 25/02/2019  

Sophie Cundale, recipient of the first CuratorSpace bursary, has now completed her project, and has been back in touch to share some of her research processes and what she’ll be doing next.

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Artist profile

Jo Bull Jewellery

Jo Bull is a jewellery designer and lapidarist. Creating unique silver jewellery incorporating milk sea glass from the North East of England. Taking inspiration from the coast, she creates irregular and one-off pieces of jewellery, working with the erosion and texture of the glass.

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