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

Kerry Curl

Kerry Curl is an based award winning photographic artist based in Norfolk and London. Working with photography, moving image and Kerry is also currently exploring the possibilities of installation within her work.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #5: Woman Up!

Published: 11/11/2019  

Woman Up! is a series of podcasts devised by artist and curator Amy Dignam from Desperate Artwives in collaboration with Artist Susan Merrick and in association with the Women’s Art Library. The series invites self-identifying women artists, academics, campaigners and initiators to come and speak with them, not only to record and celebrate the achievements and practice of these women, but also to raise awareness on issues that affect women.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Living Photography Exhibition

Deadline: 13/11/2019   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Living Exhibition is looking for photography submissions from people of all levels of ability.

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Artist profile

Helen Brook

My background in art & design has lead to an experimental and creative practice that I am continuously developing and exploring further. Working as a freelance photographer and artist, I provide artist studio shooting services and commissionable works.

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News article

Art and Design as Research seminar

Published: 08/11/2019  

What does it mean to produce research using art and design both inside and outside academia? And how can artists collaborate with researchers across academic disciplines to create new hybrid forms of research?

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Upcoming opportunity

OPEN CALL: Penny Thoughts (Arts Publication)

Deadline: 14/11/2019   Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester  

Penny Thoughts is a free newsletter publication that is distributed around Manchester and now further afield including an online presence. We print a new issue fortnightly and have published 26 issues so far and are looking for artists / writers / thinkers / procrastinators to submit to our upcoming issue!

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Curator profile

Theresa Easton

Theresa Easton is a printmaker and activist working with artist’s books, based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.   Printmaking and artist’s books provide a platform for Easton’s interpretation of social history and cultural...

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Upcoming opportunity

OPEN CALL - Ceremonial

Deadline: 15/11/2019   Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian  

'Ceremonial' is a call for artworks responding to the concept of 'tradition' whether that be through definition or process. It will take place in January 2020 and is open to Edinburgh-based artists.

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Artist profile

Jake Mullins

Based in Wakefield, Jake Mullins is a painter concerned with space and how we construct, observe and interact with the places we inhabit. Mullins documents interior spaces on the boundary of the public and the private realms to showcase those things that are often overlooked in todays fast...

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News article

Featured artist: Kate Walters

Published: 07/11/2019  

Kate Walters is a visual artist with nineteen years combined training and practice in classical shamanism. During that time she has used her art to work with groups and individuals to bring healing and vision to hidden or problematic areas of people’s lives.

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Upcoming opportunity

Joya: AiR / winter sun residencies for artists and writers / Andalucía

Deadline: 17/11/2019   Location: Vélez Blanco  

“Joya: AiR is a not for profit arts residency developed by artists for artists of every conceivable discipline. Consider Joya: AiR not only a unique, stimulating and contemplative environment for international artists and writers, but as a meeting point for divergent and creative thinking. This is a multi-disciplinary residency, self determined, critical and profoundly engaging.”

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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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Artist profile

Donna Richardson

I am a photographer, working with the concept of life, death and memory depicted by images of water and childhood exploration. Having survived a major stroke I am fascinated by the workings of the brain and the meditative effects of water in it's many forms. I hope to provoke feelings of wonder...

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News article

Rose Butler: Investigatory Power to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall

Published: 05/11/2019  

Investigatory Power brings together photographic work captured in the UK Houses of Parliament with video footage and imagery selected from the Stasi Records Agency film and video archive. The exhibition runs in Berlin until 4 January 2020 and coincides with 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on the 9th November 2019.

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Upcoming opportunity

35 Chapel Walk Christmas exhibition : “Brought to Birth”

Deadline: 17/11/2019   Location: SHEFFIELD  

35 Chapel Walk Christmas exhibition call for submissions: “Brought to Birth”.

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Upcoming opportunity

Re-visible - A call for artists

Deadline: 18/11/2019   Location: Halifax  

‘Re-visibe’ is open for submissions. Artists with a strong body of work that explores the theme of ‘the human condition’ are invited to exhibit in a new a group show.

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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

JULIE WIGG

Having started my career in Graphic design, I returned to study Fine Art and painting. Currently I am also completing a research based MA in the History of Art as I felt to need to gain a greater understanding and knowledge of art, contemporary and historically to aid my work. I work from my...

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Communicating the Unsayable: Learning at the Intersection of Language and the Arts

Published: 23/10/2019  

The AHRC network Learning at the Intersection of Language and the Arts (LILA) are organising a series of events in 2020 to bring together a variety of participants to consider the relationship between language and the creative arts – visual arts, drama and performance, dance, music, poetry, film, and more - for learning. They are looking for contributions to their network events.

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Adele Jackson: Bursary #3 update

Published: 17/09/2019  

Adele Jackson has created her first solargraph lightbox and has been in touch to tell us about her exhibition plans at Christchurch city art gallery / Te Puna o Waiwhetū in October 2019 and Hobart, Tasmania, Australia in July 2020.

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Artist profile

Jan Harrington

I am a Visual Artist, working in Site Specific tape installations investigating the nature of the line within a space. Selected for the CVAN Platform Graduate Award 2019, my next installation is in MK Gallery Project Space in November. I have also been awarded a Print Fellowship at UON for...

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