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

Jane Mobach

I studied ceramics, with life drawing, at Southampton College of Art, (1971-1974. I was a professional potter for 20 years, firstly in Tisbury, Wiltshire, and subsequently at Bull Mill, Crockerton, an artists’ commune, where I used dancers as decorative motifs. My subject matter is dancers...

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News article

Featured organisation: Fronteer

Published: 20/06/2019  

Sheffield-based Fronteer is husband and wife team, artists Michael Borkowsky and Sharon Mossbeck who began organising open calls and group shows in 2014 as a way of exhibiting their own art work. Since that time their project has grown and they now provide opportunities for lots of other artists.

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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

eighthwonder 2019: (a)muse

Deadline: 21/07/2019   Location: Bath, Somerset  

The theme for this year's 'eighthwonder' exhibition is Muse. “The muses are ghosts, and sometimes they come uninvited.” Who or what sparks artists today? What is your inspiration? How do you start your creative process? What is your muse? All artwork mediums are accepted including performance, film and sound installation, but MUST be A2 format.

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Artist profile

Chloe Stead

I am a visual artist based in Leeds, producing sculptures and installations predominantly from found objects and natural materials. In my practice I am interested in exploring human relationships to nonhuman ‘others’, namely animals, machines, and the environment, particularly in a time of...

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News article

Does working in the arts affect your wellbeing?

Published: 17/06/2019  

Halifax based artist, curator and writer, Alice Bradshaw is undertaking research reflecting on mental wellbeing as part of her ongoing work with Dwell Time arts publication. She is inviting arts practitioners to respond to questions around working in the arts and mental wellbeing, with the option to publish responses on the Dwell Time blog and the option to remain anonymous.

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Creative Writer/Resident Writers

Deadline: 21/07/2019   Location: Leeds  

Kaur and Baleem Creatives are looking for poets/spoken word writers to perform at a live and limited event called Friday Night Open Mic. We require a selected amount of resident poets, pre signed up poets and there will be last minute sign ups on the nights.

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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

All Of The World Is A Stage - Summer Edition

Deadline: 21/07/2019   Location: Leeds  

Following the success of their first event, Kaur and Baleem Creatives are looking for artists, musicians (preferably acoustic) and writers/spoken word poets to take part in All Of the World is a Stage - Summer Edition. It is a one night showcase of mostly northern based Creatives.

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Artist profile

Kate Pettitt

I am an artist and designer living and working in York, UK. I work primarily in oil, graphite, watercolour and ink and am inspired by the natural environment, the elements and the beauty of the human form. I like to paint at a scale that allows me to be gestural, using light and shade, colour...

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Featured organisation: My Next Chapter for Creatives

Published: 14/06/2019  

My Next Chapter for Creatives is a space for creative people to think and plan for what’s next. It is a collaboration between coach and facilitator Bev Morton and artist Jean McEwan, both of whom are based in the Bradford area. They empower participants to stay aligned to their own creative growth, challenge the conventional paradigm of what it means to be creative and reshape the way in which we live and work as artists.

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Upcoming opportunity

Workshop Opportunity- Sponsored by LCC University Centre

Deadline: 21/07/2019   Location: Leeds  

Kaur and Baleem Creatives are looking for people to run creative workshops throughout August 2019 (Dates are flexible).

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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

Ben Russell Sculptor

I am a stone sculptor inspired by nature and organic form. I learnt my skills through training and working as a conservator/stone carver throughout London over a ten year period. I have now returned to my home county of Dorset where I focus upon my own work from my rural workshop. I exhibit my...

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Featured Artist: Paul Digby

Published: 09/05/2019  

Paul Digby is a practising artist based in Leeds and has exhibited widely throughout the UK. He has shown work in the Saatchi Gallery, Wellcome museum, and The Tetley, and is currently touring his most recent project, a celebration of the public sector, in venues throughout England.

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ORBIT: Open Call for August Instagram Residencies for Emerging Artists

Deadline: 22/07/2019   Location: Liverpool, Merseyside  

ORBIT is (for the timebeing) an online initiative, aiming to support and showcase the work of emerging artists and writers throughout the UK, with the initial aim of publishing reviews/articles and hosting residencies on a weekly basis. ORBIT hopes to act as a platform for discussion and collaboration between artists at all different stages of their career from all across the country.

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CoCA Shop 2019

Deadline: 23/07/2019   Location: York, North Yorkshire  

York Art Gallery opened its Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) in August 2015, following a major £8 million development project. CoCA aims to encourage the understanding and enjoyment of British studio ceramics. A new retail space on the first floor offers the opportunity to sell high quality ceramics to visitors.

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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

richard paton

I work in London as a 'fine artist' full time and I'm currently studying an MA in Art & Science at St Martins

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Featured artist: Norma Foulds

Published: 02/05/2019  

Norma Foulds works in a variety of media, including drawing, printmaking, and collage. She has just secured a residency at Fish Factory in Cornwall to continue her work and hopes to gain more support in return for rewards produced during the residency.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #3: Adele Jackson

Published: 29/04/2019  

We are delighted to announce the winner of CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #3, UK artist Adele Jackson, who is currently based in New Zealand. Adele describes herself as a environmental artist. Her current work uses solargraphy to explore the connection between the sun, Antarctica, and human activity over the austral summer season.

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Artist profile

Clarke Avery

Clarke studied archaeological sciences and is fascinated with the past, a time when nature would have been awe inspiring and terrifying in equal measure. Viking ships sailing through frozen landscapes, small boats caught in a storm, the Morrigan from celtic mythology and many other visions from...

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