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

Megan Visser

I am a multi-disciplinary artist specialising in short video and sculpture. My colourful and surreal work combines references from advertising aesthetics, pop-culture, and feminist art history to reveal the underlying humour, absurdity, and complexity of the images and sense of self in...

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News article

Ariella Green: A Covid Diary

Published: 06/07/2020  

Ariella Green was born and educated in Israel. In the mid-seventies she came to the UK to further her art training; initially with a Foundation course at St. Martins School of Art and then a BA at Goldsmith’s College. This was followed by an MA and PGCE at Manchester Metropolitan University. She works as a textile artist and has been exhibited widely in the UK, USA and Japan; both independently and with the British Crafts Council, the 62 Group and New Fibre Arts.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

CALL FOR ARTISTS | public notice : an exhibition

Deadline: 06/07/2020   Location: London, London  

We are looking for artists for an upcoming exhibition which will permeate the streets of East London for a duration of 10 days in August. Artworks will occupy the windows of shops, cafes, galleries and other local businesses. By punctuating our daily routine with art we are reminded to slow down and observe. To stop and notice.

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Artist profile

Symoné

I'm a circus artist, dancer and performance artist. Currently based in the U.K. but work internationally. Skills: Voguing, Multiple Hula Hooping (up to 50), Rollerskate (dance and artistic fusion), Rollerskate and Hooping Fusion, Dancehall, Pole Dance.

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News article

Lynn Setterington: An online retrospective

Published: 03/07/2020  

Lynn Setterington has created hand stitched textiles for over 40 years since undertaking a textiles degree at Goldsmiths College in London in the early 1980s. Over time her work has seen many shifts and changes, but celebrating the overlooked and everyday remain constant.

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Upcoming opportunity

ANHARMONIC Online Film Festival 2020

Deadline: 06/07/2020   Location:   

Submissions are now open for the first ever ANHARMONIC Online Film Festival 2020

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Event

Haus-a-rest online zine: The Creative Materiality Issue

Locaton:online
Type:Exhibition
Date:17/06/2020 to 17/07/2020

Issue 2 of the Zine is now live at: https://haus-a-rest-creative.weebly.com

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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

Street Art Commission

Deadline: 08/07/2020   Location: Winsford  

FESTIVAL OF HOPE - COMMISSION OPPORTUNITY: A large piece of street art for Winsford Town Centre. We are looking to commission an experienced street artist to create a piece of street artwork for a subway in Winsford Town Centre.

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Artist profile

Alison A Raimes

Socially engaged artist working with refugees in Calais and Dunkirk and asylum seekers in UK

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News article

Kay Aplin: The Ceramic House

Published: 02/07/2020  

Kay Aplin is an architectural ceramist and creates site-specific commissions for the public realm and large-scale tiled installations. In 2011, Kay initiated the award-winning project The Ceramic House, a project space and living showcase of her work, where she curates exhibitions and runs residencies.

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Upcoming opportunity

Short Film Commission

Deadline: 09/07/2020   Location: Winsford, Cheshire  

We would like to commission an artist to make a short film that documents people’s experiences of Covid-19 and lockdown in Winsford, Cheshire.

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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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Artist profile

Ruth Hawe

From science, now studying BA (Hons) Fine Art. Incorporating recycled materials, my motivation and intention is using art as activism. My major themes are ecocide and rewilding; animal, human, children's and disability rights; and social justice. Expressing my passion for the natural world, and...

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News article

Anna Bean: House of Fun

Published: 01/07/2020  

Anna Bean is a multi-disciplinary artist who also works under the pseudonym Bluebeany. Within her work she is interested in exploring the possibilities of the transformation of the everyday. She works on commissioned pieces with performers and also collaborates with friends and family who appear as subjects within her photographic work.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Visual Design Commission

Deadline: 09/07/2020   Location: Winsford, but the work will be completed online  

We are looking for a visual artist to help design marketing and visual language for the Festival of Hope in Winsford.

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Upcoming opportunity

Cartoon Commission

Deadline: 09/07/2020   Location:   

We are looking for an artist to create a piece of artwork that can be used in our online festival, as well as in a future exhibition, that explores different peoples’ views and experiences throughout this period of lockdown. We are particularly interested in cartoon styles.

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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

Alexandra Macupova

Hey! My name is Alexandra and I am an artist who is based in Liverpool. However, I originally come from Presov, Slovakia. My practice dates all the way to early 2000s when I first joined an after school club and never looked back. I mostly focus on abstract paintings although, have experience...

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News article

Minal Pervez: Moods in Quarantine

Published: 30/06/2020  

Minal Pervez is a recent graduate in Textile Design from the Department of Visual Studies, University of Karachi, Pakistan. She completed her dissertation on 'Fusion of Ornamental and Textile Jewelry'. Here she discusses her approach to documenting her moods during lockdown.

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News article

Anne Waggot Knott: Furnishing

Published: 29/06/2020  

Anne Waggot Knott is a geographer and emerging artist living and working on the fringes of the Lake District. Inspired by a childhood growing up in Scotland and several years of post-university work with scientists, innovators, problem solvers and creatives all over the world, she has just completed a foundation course and is opening a studio in Cockermouth, Cumbria.

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Artist profile

Hannah Merrill

I am an American Artist living in Leeds with my British husband and yellow lab. I have a BFA from Manhanttanville College in New York and I am trained in painting Watercolour. My current Artistic Journey is taking me down the path of Zero waste. I am currently exploring the well being of our...

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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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