Event

Rise of the Divine Feminine Online Exhibition

Locaton:Online, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Type:Exhibition
Date:05/04/2020 to 05/09/2020

Rise of the Divine Feminine - is an online exhibition of the recent portraits within this theme by Kirsten Todd. Brought online due to COViD-19 it is a great opportunity to have a peruse around the work whilst from the comfort of your own home. All artworks are for sale and available to buy from Kirsten's online shop.

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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

Tara Lewis

I'm a realist oil painter with a strong interest in classicism and women's issues. I take regular masterclasses in ateliers and am passionate about portraiture and emotional responses to paintings.

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News article

Claire Morris-Wright: The Path Project

Published: 29/05/2020  

The work of Claire Morris-Wright is based on reflections and responses to the environment that surrounds her. To create this work, she uses a wide range of different media including ceramics, painting, textiles and printmaking. In this article, she expresses the conflicting feelings and difficulties of being an artist during isolation.

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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

Call for Proposals: ‘Thinking Through Extinction’ Writing Residency

Deadline: 29/05/2020   Location:   

Corridor8, in partnership with the University of Leeds and Manchester Museum, invites proposals for an online writing residency for the AHRC-funded project ‘Thinking Through Extinction’. The successful applicant will work closely with commissioned artist Laurence Payot to develop a piece of writing that responds critically and/or creatively to the project’s concepts and themes. The final work will be refined in conversation with editors and academic leads and showcased in a print publication alongside other commissioned writing and artwork. The publication will be distributed nationally and promoted through partners’ networks and platforms.

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Artist profile

Olga Suchanova

Olga is a Slovakian visual artist living and working in London. Her background is in photography, art and science. Her main research is based on the evolution of the image since discovery of the camera obscura to virtual reality.

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Event

Sheroes In Quarantine

Locaton:Online Exhibition
Type:Exhibition
Date:27/05/2020 to 27/06/2020

SHEROES IN QUARANTINE is Lon-art first online exhibition that aims to highlight women’s issues and roles during the COVID-19 crisis.

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News article

Matthew Warburton: Ashby artist driven to drink

Published: 27/05/2020  

Lockdown has presented artists with many problems, not least for Ashby de la Zouch artist Matthew Warburton from Aluminiumart. He is unable to show his work at craft and art events across the country until at least October 2020. This means customers are unable to see and buy his usual aluminium sculpture work.

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Upcoming opportunity

Artist in the Attic: Ilkley

Deadline: 30/05/2020   Location: Ilkley  

Artist in the Attic: A working studio space in Ilkley available for creative residencies, making and sharing. This is a new initiative, opening up an artist’s studio in central Ilkley, providing an affordable space for creatives. If you need a place where you can start, develop or finish a creative project, please get in touch.

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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

SOLO artist showcase magazine Issue2

Deadline: 30/05/2020   Location: London, London  

SOLO are creating a second showcase magazine in print & digital and inviting artists to submit their work for entry. This magazine format is targeted directly at galleries, the design of which, places each artist foremost, in its presentation. This second edition will be distributed to 130 London based galleries and 20 regional galleries in key metropolitan areas.

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Artist profile

Caroline Brogden - Contemporary Jewellery

Caroline Brogden is a jeweller working in precious metals; her work combines a number of elements with an emphasis on natural forms. Using traditional silversmithing skills, her main body of work looks at ways to mimic shapes and forms found in nature, creating pieces of wearable art and...

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News article

Helen Thomas: Hidden Nature

Published: 26/05/2020  

Helen Thomas is a visual artist based in Wakefield, UK, where she has a studio at The Art House. She explores themes of plants and place through drawing and painting. She works primarily from nature; exploring the tension between observing, documenting or recording moments of seeing/study and the idea of a spontaneous interpretation of the subject, this complements the practice of studio work from memory and reference material. Recent work focuses on self-seeded plants in the urban environment.

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Event

super/science episode 3: exploring marine wonders // Alice Morley / Exploring The Marine Wonders Aro

Locaton:online
Type:Talk
Date:09/06/2020

Join us for the third episode in our new online event series, super/science.

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Upcoming opportunity

BORDERLESS LOCKDOWN - one minute video art

Deadline: 30/05/2020   Location: Worldwide  

Borderless Lockdown - One Minute Video Art 2020. Artpro online exhibition by the Artpro Initiative. Curated by Sophia Moffa & Ashim Halder Sagor

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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

Materials and Actions

Deadline: 30/05/2020   Location:   

This is an open call that centres around physical actions and material qualities.

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Artist profile

Matthew Vaughan

Artist and musician based in Leeds interested in sound and listening to materials and space. My work is a balance of sculpture and composition using microphones, materials and loudspeakers as sound-generating instruments.

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News article

Dr Rebekka Kill: Social Media, Lockdown and Heteroglossic Stew

Published: 25/05/2020  

Dr Rebekka Kill is a senior academic, writer and artist. Her research focuses on academic identities, practice based research, higher education pedagogy, festivals and the music industry. She both writes and makes work. She is a consultant, academic and coach and is currently working for several HEIs on REF, research development and also as a postgraduate supervisor.

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Upcoming opportunity

LUVA Gallery Publication: Creative Writing, Reviews and Images OPEN CALL

Deadline: 30/05/2020   Location: London  

We are seeking submissions for a new quarterly publication, created by the members of LUVA . The publication will review our recent exhibitions, interview our exhibiting artists and highlight exhibitions, events and happenings around London. In our first LUVA publication, we are seeking submissions in the form of creative writing, reviews and images on the theme of 'online'.

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Event

Interbeing :Plants and Animals. A shamanic approach to art and creativity.

Locaton:School of Art and Wellbeing, Honiton, Devon, United Kingdom
Type:Workshop
Date:24/07/2020 to 27/07/2020

On this course we will work outside and in the studios in this beautiful haven in Devon. We will spend time listening to the plants, trees, and all the creatures who make this place their home. We'll consider 'interbeing' and tune in with words, song, drawing, paint and possibly print. The way you respond will be open and flexible. Full introduction to shamanic journeying will be given.

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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

Leanne Cunningham

My work aims to project a representation and rejection of the absolute reality that visual representation can sometimes assume. Through a Sound Arts Practice I am addressing and searching for both the imaginary self and the transparent other, through an expanded field of narrative.

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News article

Kate Sully: The Art of Disconnection

Published: 22/05/2020  

Kate Sully is a mixed media artist, often working in large scale with a range of materials and techniques, She is currently exploring ideas around the Art of Disconnection in response to a recent art and science residency in Australia.

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Artist profile

Paul Calcutt

I have been working as a freelance ceramics and glass restorer since being professionally trained in the early 1990's. As such, I have carried out projects for The British Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC, Glasgow Museums, The Conservation Centre, Salisbury and The National Palace...

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Event

Drawing Exploration

Locaton:The School of Art and Wellbeing in Devon, United Kingdom
Type:Workshop
Date:01/09/2020 to 03/09/2020

An experimental drawing workshop working from various sources and stimuli, including music and poetry. 1st - 3rd September 2020.

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