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Are you working in research or the media and looking for information about artists and the art world? Knowledge bank holds a wealth of information and resources. Here we've pulled together a selection of content to whet your appetite.
Jane Watt Knowledge bank commissions coordinator
Where do artists work? How do they develop their practice? What strategies do they employ to make work and survive as a professional artist?
Winning competitions, commissions and residencies not only increases the profile of an artist but can offer a stimulating environment for the development of artistic practice. Here are a few examples of how artists develop specific projects and practices.
Richard William Wheater is a recipient of the Crafts Council Development Award. He talks to Jane Watt about his installation/performance work, his experience of applying for funding and the importance of being focused, but not pigeon-holed. Subscribers read on…
Profile: artist, a-n.co.uk February 2009
An insight into the workings of the art world and how artists make money from sales and art services they can offer.
In 2004, a-n commissioned a team of experts from University of Newcastle to undertake a research study into current context, attitudes and approaches to paying artists for their skills and services. Through interviews with employers and… Read on…
Guide, a-n.co.uk August 2004