Event

Coney St Jam: an art intervention by Navigators Art

StreetLife, 29-31 Coney St, , York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Exhibition
17/10/2022 to 30/11/2022

Inspired by StreetLife's research and findings, this collective of 12 local artists is mounting a celebratory exhibition for the Project. The mixed media show is a creative response to Coney Street past, present and future and includes visual art, photography, 3D pieces, textiles, projections, music and poetry.

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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

Louise Hick

I am an artist working in illustration and ceramics, I create functional and beautiful items. My work is inspired by animals, nature and folk art.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Kitty McKay

Kitty McKay is an artist, researcher and social practitioner currently working with groups and other collaborators to produce live and interactive community workshops concerned with mapping, walking, queerness and archiving. She works across media in academic and creative writing, video, DJing, collaging, radio production, and performance.

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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

Rounded Radio - Going Incognito - Open call for audio works to be broadcast on anonymous radio show

30/11/2022     

Going Incognito is a radio show designed with you and your listening experience in mind! In 2021 we listened to some amazing soundscapes, DJ mixes, vinyl only sets, music and DIY sounds broadcast by anonymous creators! This year we're extending the opportunity to broadcast anonymously on Rounded Radio for our regular Sunday slot on Going Incognito.

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Event

Arnup Studios Christmas Open Weekend

Arnup Studios, Panman Lane, Holtby, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Art fair
03/12/2022 to 04/12/2022

Join the resident artists at Arnup Studios for a relaxed weekend in our countryside studios in Holtby. Avoid the Christmas crowds and rush, and buy original and hand-crafted Christmas gifts direct from the artists.

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Artist profile

Leo Caillard

Leo Caillard was born in Paris, France in 1985. He belongs to this new generation of artists associated with the significant changes that have been taking place since the 2000s with the dawn of the digital age and the new concerns of societies.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Caroline Jane Harris

Caroline Jane Harris explores an expansive interest in photography, printmaking and the apparatuses and technologies of image formation from mechanical to digital means. Through a critical and process-based engagement, she explores materiality, image-making, digitality and the artist’s hand, to examine contemporary questions around our relationship with natural environments in the information age.

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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

NFT WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS (CISGENDER/TRANSGENDER)

30/11/2022   OPENSEA - WEB3  

International Photography Open Call for women (cisgender/transgender) photographers and/or visual artists. This open call aims to generate, show and promote visual artworks in NFT format that represent the work produced by women photographers in the 21st century, as well as the new themes and creative styles associated with contemporary female creation.

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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

Art Studio Spaces, Seaham, UK

30/11/2022   Seaham, Durham  

Here at Lighthouse View Workspace in Seaham, UK, we have artist studios waiting for you! If you are an artist, crafter, fashion designer or work with textiles we have some spacious studios with sea views and amazing facilities.

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Event

Irina Hoble: Surrey Artists Open Studio

Exhibition
26/11/2022 to 04/12/2022

I will be showing a collection of my current artwork, mainly abstract, medium size and mainly acrylics. Abstract expressionist type artwork with lots of mark-making and intriguing depictions of nature inspired pieces, in a variety of sizes, mediums and colours.

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Artist profile

Jane Took Art

Jane Took is a British Artist painting in oils based on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast at Filey. A Farmers daughter the local flora and fauna provide inspiration for much of her work which is highly realistic often mistaken as being photographic.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Vicki Bennett

Under the name 'People Like Us', artist Vicki Bennett has been making work available via CD, DVD and vinyl releases, radio broadcasts, concert appearances, gallery exhibits and online streaming and distribution since 1992. She sees sampling and collage as folk art sourced from the palette of contemporary media and technology, with all of the sharing and cross-referencing incumbent to a populist form.

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Upcoming opportunity

Chapbook Series #1 'tiny love'

30/11/2022   London  

We are in the search for emerging writes to submit their work for publication opportunity ‘Chapbook Series #1 - tiny love’.

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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

F*ck Socks, Buy Art!

Pearl and Coutts Studios, Level 3 and 4, 9B Queens Yard, Hackney Wick, United Kingdom
Exhibition
03/12/2022 to 04/12/2022

F*CK SOCKS, BUY ART! Open Studios at Pearl & Coutts Studios, Hackney Wick

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Artist profile

Stephen Carley

My work is completely concerned with context, process and materials. I make paintings, drawings and collages, often on a very large scale. I use the dark room as an experimental space, making camera less imagery and double exposed 35mm. I use Lo-Fi audio techniques collecting field recordings...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Monika Dutta

Monika Dutta's practice derives from a cross-disciplinary approach to methods and materials and embraces the disciplines of moving image; photography; drawing; sculpture; constructed textiles; performance and activism, producing works that collectively map relationships between the tangible natural environment and the constructed realities of a culture driven by technology.

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Upcoming opportunity

Finding Space

30/11/2022   Ealing Broadway, London, Greater London  

An open call for art works addressing the private and public spaces women inhabit. The exhibition will examine how women occupy and experience those spaces and their complications and contradictions. These spaces may be physical, online, virtual or metaphorical spaces.

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Upcoming opportunity

Paper/Ink/Print Festival 2023

30/11/2022   Teddington, London  

The Landmark Arts Centre is launching a new biennial printmaking festival that will champion the art of hand-printmaking, artists’ books and papermaking. The inaugural fair will be running over the weekend of 17-19 March 2023, and will include a whole programme of talks, workshops and demonstrations alongside special exhibits and over 50 stands of artists selling their work directly to visitors. The local area has a wealth of printmaking history and many print and book artists who have exhibited with us in the past, we want to build on that and bring a vibrant new event to Surrey and the South West of London that will encourage visitors to learn more about the difference between hand-printmaking and digital prints, to discover what book art really is, and dive into the pulp of hand papermaking!

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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

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

Mindful Photography Participatory Project

Online, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Workshop
07/03/2022 to 05/12/2022

A five week online participatory photography project to explore how photography can help you take notice and slow down. The project takes influences from the senses, words and nature to inspire images. No photography experience or special equipment is required. This is not a training course but for clients who wish to take some time out for themselves.

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Artist profile

Lynn Cox

As a blind artist who has lost her sight slowly over 30 years, I’m interested in how much of seeing is through the eyes compared to perceptions, sensations, memories and intuition. I essentially draw lines to investigate this relationship between visual and other ways of appreciating the...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #17: Lou Blakeway

Lou Blakeway focuses predominantly on figurative work, incorporating drawing, painting and printmaking. My work, whilst figurative, is also concerned with facture, colour, space and form. I am currently making work that questions conceived ideas of Motherhood and Femininity. These works will be exhibited at the Fitzrovia Gallery, London in November with my fellow cohorts from last year’s Turps Banana Correspondence Course.

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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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Artist profile

BurntMoon

Photographer based in North East England.

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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

Business training courses for artists

online
Workshop
23/11/2022 to 07/12/2022

Creatives from South Yorkshire can access online and face to face courses in starting and running a business, including social media, with the WEA. Follow the links to see if you are eligible to attend for free. New courses in 2023 planned.

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