Event

Outdated Love

The Wrong Gallery Birmingham, 53 Prospect Road, Birmingham , United Kingdom
Exhibition
29/06/2024 to 28/07/2024

Opening: 29 Jun 2024, 14:00 - 18:00 29 Jun 2024 – 28 Jul 2024 - all welcome!

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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

Marsh & Moor

Textile artist and environmentalist, exploring ways in which art can contribute to healing for both humans and the planet. Fascinated by the soil, working with plants to extract colour and aiming to create a connection between growers, the potential of British soil for both fibre and pigment and...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Luminara Florescu

Luminara Florescu is an artist, curator and creative director living in Somerset, UK. Within her practice, she considers themes of wellbeing and self care, including how disabled artists and those with caring responsibilities can sustain a thriving and exciting art practice. Public engagement, collaboration and playfulness are integral to the activity of co-creation within her work.

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Event

Contemporary British Printmakers On The English Riviera

Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius Street, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
20/06/2024 to 03/08/2024

Bringing A Piece of Delamore Arts to the English Riviera!

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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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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

Freelance Artists Call Out

23/07/2024   Slough, Berkshire  

We are excited to announce an opportunity for freelance visual artists to collaborate on our upcoming projects. We are seeking talented artists who can bring their unique creative vision to our project.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Joanna Penso

Joanna Penso is a multi-disciplinary artist based between London and York, UK working with sound-led experiments in film, performance, radio programmes and sound installations. She has exhibited nationally, including at St Ives September Festival, Aesthetica, Southwark Park Galleries, The Lakeside Centre, and Nunnery Gallery.

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Event

7th Community Art Exhibition

Circular ArtSpace Gallery, 780 Fishponds Road, yard behind, Bristol, Somerset, United Kingdom
Exhibition
13/07/2024 to 04/08/2024

A new collective art exhibition.

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Artist profile

Mouthful

Mouthful is an artists’ collective who use the power and potential of the human voice to create transformational and inspirational experiences. As an a cappella vocal group Bex Mather, Dave Camlin, Katherine Zeserson and Sharon Durant create and perform a diverse range of innovative, exciting...

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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

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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Upcoming opportunity

Skulls and Bones exhibition - Open Call

23/07/2024   Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

Sculls & Bones will be an exhibition at Fronteer Gallery in August.

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Event

SCAF Emerging Artist Award Exhibition 2024

The School of Creative Arts, Quarry Hill Campus, Leeds City College , Playhouse Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
02/07/2024 to 15/08/2024

Scott Creative Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award Exhibition 2024 date has been extended will be showing at The Hatstand Gallery, School of Creative Arts, Leeds City College. Nine talented emerging artists from the Yorkshire region have responded to this years award theme PERCEPTION. The award winning pieces can been seen from Tuesday 2nd July until Thursday 15th August

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Artist Rates of Pay

Artist Union England

A guide to help artists and their employers in England to determine fair pay for artists' labour.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Sarah Wishart

Sarah Wishart is a film maker, writer, and artist based in Glasgow’s Southside. They have a PhD in how the documentation of live art includes the memories of audiences. Collaborative practice is a key component in much of their work.

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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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Event

Awakening

The Music House Gallery, Ruysdaellaan 3a, Huis ter Heide, Netherlands
Exhibition
10/08/2024 to 17/08/2024

Alexander Mackenzie - solo art exhibition of still life paintings and a performance of the live beginning of a new painting accompanied by piano music and song.

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Artist profile

David Barton

Born Bury Lancashire 1943. Goldsmiths College and ATC Course. On the ATC Course I became a student of Anton Ehrenzweig, whose emphasis on the process of searching for and testing out ideas with words, drawings and paintings in what he called “Tease & Worry Books” in order to find,...

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Upcoming opportunity

The Salty Crisp Newspaper

25/07/2024   Bath  

OPEN CALL 📰🗞️ Hello! I would like to create a newspaper to be in my ‘Salty Crisp’ Pub installation, which will be exhibited in February 2025 at 44AD artspace, Bath, UK.

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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

Spiralling: Online Gallery Open Call

25/07/2024   Leicestershire  

We want your MAD art for an online gallery exhibition!

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Event

The Lie of The Land

The Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery,, Haslingden Road,, Rossendale, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
30/05/2024 to 18/08/2024

An exhibition of works by Carolyn Curtis Magri and Deirdre Kelly, wandering pathways, tracing trajectories point to point, exploring isotherms, unfolding narratives with global threads.

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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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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Emily Joy

Emily Joy (UK, 1982) is a socially and environmentally engaged artist making sculpture, installation, and performative work. Emily is also a ceramic sculpture tutor and facilitates public creative projects as half of creative partnership ‘Periscope’. Currently exploring Swiss glacial melt and associated ecological and social impacts, her practice centres around communication, empathy and ecology.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

“Balance and Harmony” A joint exhibition by the SGS and the Contemporary Glass Society

26/07/2024   Glasgow, Lanarkshire  

“Balance and Harmony” is a joint exhibition by the Scottish Glass Society and the Contemporary Glass Society celebrating contemporary glass art created by members of both societies. The exhibition runs from 18th to 25th September 2024 at the Trades Hall, Glasgow, coinciding with the Glasgow ‘Doors Open’ week. Private View/Opening on Tuesday, 17th September at 6 pm. Closing date for Submissions is Friday, 26th July 2024.

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Event

Chapel Allerton Arts Trail

Venues across Chapel Allerton, Leeds
Art walk
17/08/2024 to 18/08/2024

Chapel Allerton Artists invite you into their homes and studio spaces for the 2024 Chapel Allerton Arts Trail, on the 17 and 18 August from 11-5pm.

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Artist profile

Madeline Andrew

I am an emerging textile artist working with experimental eco-printing and cyanotype. A scientist by previous trade, I am currently studying for FdA degree in Textiles Practice at Bradford Art School. I am drawn to the overlap of science and nature with creativity, with production of...

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Curator profile

Animate Projects

Animate Projects is an arts agency working at the intersection of film, animation and art, established in 2007 by curator/producers Abigail Addison and Gary Thomas. We're based in Derby and Folkestone. Since 2007 we've worked with over 120 artists, filmmakers and animators to make ambitious...

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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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Event

Neurotype Narratives Exhibition

Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Innovation Park, Jubilee Campus, Triumph Road , Nottingham , United Kingdom
Exhibition
02/07/2024 to 23/08/2024

Christine Thomas, a neurodivergent artist, was the recipient of an artist studio residency at BACKLIT, as part of a collaborative project between QUAD, BACKLIT and CANDAL to support a neurodivergent artist to develop her artistic practice.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #23: Jacqui Barrowcliffe

Jacqui Barrowcliffe lives and works in North Yorkshire where her practice focuses on exploring human connections to nature and evolving environmental threats. She works across disciplines but is particularly drawn to photography and installation, often responding to a specific space or context through temporary interventions.

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Upcoming opportunity

Emotions

28/07/2024   Tbilisi  

Collect art is looking for artists, working in different media, such as painting, drawing, textile, illustration, mixed media, photography, collage, and digital art.

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Resource

YVAN

YVAN is made up of Visual arts professionals, individual artists and makers, studios, collectives, Higher and Further Education departments and professionals, visual arts organisations and artist networks in Yorkshire. Alongside region-specific advice, opportunities, events and support, they have also gathered regional and general resources to support artists in developing their practice.

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Curator profile

Fruitmarket

Fruitmarket is a free, public space for culture in the heart of Edinburgh, the Fruitmarket provides inspiration and opportunity for artists and audiences.

We programme, develop and present world-class exhibitions, commissions, publications, performances, events and engagement...

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Event

The Court of Neptune

The Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, Govan, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Exhibition
14/08/2024 to 24/08/2024

The exhibition, The Court of Neptune, provides a platform for artists Logue and Taylor to explore their family histories and their links to Govan, Glasgow.

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Artist profile

Clare Morgan

Clare Morgan (aka Curiousinkyme) is a Fine Artist, specialising in linocut printmaking. Clare creates beautiful, original artworks, infused with colours that represent growth and healing. Created for strong, independent individuals to uplift the spirit, helping you to create a meaningful and...

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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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Artist profile

John Sproul

John Sproul works with the figure to explore human identity and experience. It is the way he explores and gains understanding of the world and himself.

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Event

English Riviera Summer Open Exhibition

Artizan Collective, 74 Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
Exhibition
07/07/2024 to 01/09/2024

Celebrating 10 Years of Art on the English Riviera - Planning for the Next!

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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

PLY-SPLIT BRAIDING - THE BASICS - WORKSHOP

The Quaker tapestry Museum, The Quaker Tapestry Museum, KENDAL, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Workshop
13/09/2024 to 14/09/2024

This two-day workshop is an introduction to ply-splitting, and gives a good grounding in the key ‘stitches’ or ‘weaves’ that are used. We start simply and build gradually, making braids, small mats and projects – these are things to refer back to in the future should you wish to take things further.

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