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A nostalgia for a time that never really existed in the first place.
Approaching perfumery from a fine art context, this weekly blog describes how scent is a viable means of communication. New post every Monday.
This blog is to record recollections of my experience and research in Brazil.
I want to challenge myself. I need to stop sticking to the same frame of work and throw myself in the deep end. People just expect a certain style of art from me; They know what I’m going to produce, […]
An experiment in making and thinking about new work. A connection with the sea. A physical immersion.
Threads between words, music and a bundle of old clothes. (Occasionally, images posted here do not display correctly depending on your browser or devices, if this is the case, please try my website where these problems don’t seem […]
Project Me: charting the progress of my practice since 2007
My bursary will fund work on filming & professional editing software to make a short film about British artist Felicia Brown’s 1932 gift to her sister “Gypsy” – a tea set from Berlin.
I will visit Iran for the first time as an adult and artist following an AN- travel grant.
community arts and developing practice
As a creative industries graduate I struggle with the notion that crafting is somehow not worthy to be called art…..
from the hi hat and snare i start to build in practice development by extending into the tom toms.
Contemporary Art Cross-stitch practice by Sharon Mossbeck
In reassessing my practice I find I’m doing live-art, now I’d like to look back at how I got here.
Work, practicalities, techniques, thoughts and feelings about my art and sometimes other things….My work is engaged with histories and contemporary relationships with trade, commodities, memory and memory loss, people and place.
The Autonomous Artist is a dedicated blog detailing activities, thoughts and reflections about my time as 2017/18 Visual Artist Fellow on the Clore Leadership Programme. I will exploring the role of the artist in arts leaderships and reflecting on independent, self […]
A year of public talks and collective research and practice themed around ‘The Future’. AltMFA is a free, open alternative art school run by its peers.
Artist Joanna Kirk interviews sculptor Victoria Rance ahead of a ten-year retrospective of her work, ‘Victoria Rance | The Night Horse and The Holy Baboon’ to be held at The Cello Factory, Waterloo 23-30 October 2017.
Notes on work, working, making work, and all the stuff that goes into being an artist
This blog will be documenting my time during the Graduate Residency within AirSpace Gallery.
I am a sculptor, printer, painter and an installation artist, and this is my critical review blog.
Reflections the RD1st Coaching Course 2017 and beyond. Course fees funded and attendance supported by a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company
My monsters now have actual closet space for their stuff – and get presents. From other people. This seems normal now….
Looking into connections between autobiographical memory and clothing, linking art and science through research and material investigation.
Image: Untitled (STB), 2011, plaster, 30 x 12.5 x 9.5 cm (cast of inside of clothing)
A blog documenting the work and learning I do through my Professional Development Bursary
Kaori Homma, artists and coordinator of Art Action UK discusses about her experience of art after Fukushima
Selection of creative discoveries at the Venice Biennale 2017 with a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company
This blog is a record of a research and development project funded by the Arts Council and Leverhulme Trust, uniting artistic practice with scientists, academics, architects and health professionals. The projects focus is the influence of light on human experience and wellbeing.
In February I received the A-N Travel Bursary to enable me to return to Mexico where I began the first stage of a new major body of work.
Researching the potential of digital technology to develop my practice.
..I want to make a website but am really not tech savy & need it to be low cost. I want to advertise Jewellery Making Workshops to get my name out there..any info gratefully received..
I am delighted to have been awarded an A-N Professional Development Bursary to help me explore how the use of a mobile phone app might benefit my practice. I currently create collaborative drawings by asking volunteers to undertake walks whilst […]
What I’m doing now, reflections on previous work and the ideas this process germinates.
How things map out is so often purely coincidental. Here I am, sitting at a farmhouse table an hour’s travel outside Saskatoon, a place I had never even heard of. The sun is hot, a gentle breeze and the ticks […]
I have been working with a wardrobe I aquired several years ago. It has developed my interest in objects and things we hang on to, attachments with loved ones. The wardrobe had been my grandmother’s. It has been the starting […]
Tracking the development of new work for the Wealden Literary Festival 2017
‘Porthole’ is a practical (and literal) exploration between the human and the non-human world, in direct response to the places I moor my narrowboat.
After a wonderful five month long summer, it is finally time to crack down and concentrate on my third/final year of University! During the majority of my summer break I have been thinking long and hard about ideas for what […]
I am a fine art level 6 student operating in Ipswich, Suffolk. I have experimented with many different practices, techniques and materials over the past few years of fine art education. My current work is based around sculpture and landscapes.
A Project for the Fifth Sized Book Adventure
I am a final year fine art student working across multiple disciplines to explore the concept of destruction within art.
A New Dictionary of Art – One Word: 3000 Definitions
A blog to document my 6 month graduate residency at Airspace Gallery in Stoke-on-Trent
Using contemporary art and an archaeological approach to investigate Bradley Old Iron Works and the Riverside House estate Grid Ref: SO 894 389
my blog of my on going non linear film commission, part of the arts and heritage pilot programme at the derby silk mill : museum of making.
Updates on the research, development and testing of a new sound work which sonifies climate change data
An art and economics philosophy blog by Emilia Telese
English artist Hannah Rose Thomas organised an art project in Kurdistan for Yezidi women who have escaped ISIS captivity.
A forum that sought to address our increasingly fragile ecology of arts, culture & media from a range of perspectives.
a-n Artist Information Company | Professional Development Bursary | 2017
A series of blogs documenting my research and experimentation of the screen printing process and ceramic surface decoration.
28-29 October 2017
Private View: 27 October 2017. 6.30pm
Thirtyfive Gamble, Nottingham
Artist-in-Residence at Danny house.
Paper garments embroidered with thread, and memory, and words, and ephemeral imagery.
Stage 1: research
Stage 2: design
Stage 3: creation
Stage 4: exhibition
Made in Korea is a cultural conversation between the UK and Korea in ceramics and sound. Taking place throughout 2017 at The Ceramic House, Sladmore Contemporary, British Ceramics Biennial and Mullae Arts Factory, Seoul. Funded by Arts Council England.
Professional Development Bursary 2017
ACE funded project exploring air movement and making 2d work into 3d forms outdoors.
Highlights from a visit to Aarhus, Denmark in July 2017 to research site-specific art. Aarhus is currently European City of Culture.
A studio blog for Sculptor currently studying Ceramics and Glass
Added Bright to my name as homage to my Dad who inspired my love of art.This blog is about my journey through the BA and now the MA. Looking back it’s interesting to see how I keep returning to swimming as a theme. But hopefully with greater depth of understanding each time.
A second season as Artist in Residency at the Ness of Brodgar excavations in Orkney.
Mark David Lloyd is a British contemporary artist who exhibits internationally. He works predominantly in painting but also in other disciplines. His work has been described as; meta-modernist, post post-modernist, and nascent.
A new Collaboration between Sharon Campbell and Rachel Ramchurn
Funded by the A-N travel bursary 2017, I was able to return to Mexico to strengthen and develop connections with galleries, museums and individuals, widen my understanding of working internationally, and develop my ongoing body of work Conceal with the aim of publishing it.
Descriptions of what happens in studio activity and thought processes that influence the work in progress
Embarking on a trans-Atlantic collaboration. Research and development trip supported by a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company.
The Canterbury Journey is Canterbury Cathedral’s 5 year conservation project. This blog records the experience, research and work of Dawn Cole during her year long term as Artist in Residence in the Cathedral Archives for the Canterbury Jouney
For six months every two years, Venice’s Giardini, Arsenale and many splendoured palazzos play host to the Art Biennale. This year, titled Arte Viva Arte and curated by Christine Macel, promised ‘an extrovert movement from the self to the other, […]
Bringing together ideas about life, death, growth and evolution, developing new printmaking skills, and putting on a show. Supported by a-n’s invaluable Professional Development bursary and a partnership with the Fine Art Printmaking department at the University of Brighton.
re emerging from a long period of illness.
re evaluating my art practice.
A project focused on understand the mechanics of large scale public sculpture commissioning, the artist/fabricator dynamic and how the artist’s hand can be present in elements of sculpture fabricated by others.
A blog about my research into using TLCs to make responsive glass installations
I have a long-established interest in non–places & transitional zones which include motorway services, airports & business parks. My local research point is Europarc & its surrounding environs. The site is a short drive from my rural village home in Northern Lincolnshire.
A relationship with the sea through painting and drawing
A practice-based research project investigating methods of combining analogue printmaking with digital manufacturing technologies
the ups & downs of my first artist-in-residence project
Notes from a month long residency about the challenge to rediscover figuration after a year of non objective painting
Portal is a new collaborative installation project initiated by Ceramic Artist Emma Summers in partnership with Loudwater Studios. It is inspired by traditional folk and fairy tales and the the historical medieval market town of Ludlow and the community of South Shropshire.
I am fortunate to be one of the twelve participating artists for StudioBook2017 mentoring programme and grateful to a-n.co.uk for the support. My reflection on my experience during the programme will be shared on this blog.
I need to start at the beginning…
Sevenoaks Visual Arts Forum (SVAF) have submitted a successful bid to run the Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope Gallery as an artist-led space. This blog will chart the progress of its first year.
All the latest from the studio of experimental painter Mark Edmonds
Analyzing myself through my own sexual attraction to others. Attempting to ascertain the difference between human, social and animal attraction…hopefully identified the absurdity of ‘hardwired’ but no longer relevant attractions.
Gene Expression: A Wellcome Trust funded project exploring the role of the thymus in autoimmune diseases, interpreted through video-art and prints.
A blog that documents my artistic progress in producing an experimental animation that deals with the understanding, expectations and experience of some Glaswegians on the subject of romantic love. The project is funded by A-N as part of its professional development funding.
A new clay – a new set of ideas – a new process
Tales of the pretty much expected….and sometimes not
Portrait of a Parent is the title to my MA proposal and I aim to create a body of work that supports new understandings of parenthood and creates a platform for dialogue between parents both with and without children.
I sent members of flickr that live & use film near the 23postal locations on the processing envelope, a roll of kodachrome. they are taking photographs of the address on the packet. They then post to Switzerland & kodak send […]
As a woman over 50 I want to share my thoughts with you on being a creative person and finally trying to pin down what it is, exactly, that I do.
Are they uncool and outdated, or a guiding force? Here’s mine.
A blog for a-n Professional Development Bursary 2016 activity which reflects on 2015’s Arts Council England Grants for the arts funded research and development award
Having moved to the very tip of Cornwall I have come to understand the power exerted by the sea. West Penwith is surrounded by a vast timeless substance that is so much more than just a liquid pushed by tides. […]
My practice has been challenging epistemological questions, investigating how perception and experience can be rendered through drawing; my investigations thus far, which have focused on the layered language of line, serve as my starting point for the coming months. This […]
The Heritage Gallery, situated at the heart of Greenwich’s Old Royal Naval College overlooking the Thames, seems a very appropriate location to be contemplating the constantly shifting dynamic of the shore and its material, at my solo exhibition ‘Liminal Matter’. […]
This blog is a development from my blog Walking with the Waste Land. I have a number of new walking projects developing over the next year which will now feature in this blog.
The ‘Diary of a Constipated Artist’ is an attempt to share the trials and tribulations of a practising artist who is going through an identity crisis. Am I a painter, sculptor, illustrator, designer, video artist, writer, researcher or could I become a performance artist?
The friction of truth, personal experience, culture, gender and binary boundaries. Material and form within a narrative and subject of gender, binary, object and body.
Having being offered a place on the MA Art Psychotherapy course at Roehampton University in 2012 I decided that I wanted to document how my involvement on this study programme might inform new ways of thinking about myself and thus lead […]
Artist Adinda van ‘t Klooster talks about the Still Born art project
A little post about my experience of exhibiting for the first time since completing my MA Fine Art two years ago.
I am interested in stone tools: how they were made in the past; and making them in the present.
Observations and reflections on 4 weeks as artist in residence at the Château de Sacy.
Artist in Residence in the attic studio at Stiwdio Maelor. This blog will support my residency research, documentation and process of making.
Blog charting progress with a photobook project, generously supported by a 2017 Professional Development Bursary
NEW STUDIO/OLD IDEAS After a year of working out of my front room I have taken a new studio. It’s attached to a night club. Kind of an annex to the back room. It needs work; needs some walls building […]
I was delighted to hear I had been awarded an a-n Professional Development Bursary as I had already started on my project “Sound Scape” a collaboration between myself and Julia Harding, musician and composer for this work and this will provide the wherewithal to […]
With only 19 days to go before the opening of my new show, I wanted to share my recent trip around Colombia. Friendly people, majestic landscape and fabulous coffee.
Notes on art and life from a Londoner living in Copenhagen.
Life on the Kentish Riviera
Supported by an A-N Professional Development Bursary. Learning new skills with textiles incorporating photography and found natural objects
I have returned to the fine art department where I took my degree to start a year long fellowship. This blog will be about life as a fellow!
As this is my first blog I should probably introduce myself before launching into my latest adventure. So Hello folks, how are you all doing? My name is Tara Coggans. I live in Argyll, Scotland and I make Willow […]
this is a blog run by the keep it complex collective to document our a-n bursary funded DIGESTING POLITICS series
A blog in response to attending the opening of documenta14 in Kassel via the a-n travel bursary
diary entries documenting my encounters at the opening days of documenta14.
Chewed things over. A bits-and pieces overview, tastes. Thoughts in note form. Things that have stuck there since seen.
Much of what I saw and experienced in Kassel felt like stunted conversations: vital and resonating but confined to an arena of controlled experience – whether through overcrowded gallery spaces, the rigorous time planning that was needed to catch the […]
I am encouraged by the award of a 2017 a-n Professional Development Bursary to continue work around the concept of displacement, which has been of particular interest in my practice for some years. I will be able to look for […]
My first blog ‘Keeping It Together’ came to a natural end when I moved in to my studio. ‘Keeping It Going’ picks up where that left off. Will I be able to maintain a blog at the same time as […]
This blog will document my activity as I learn to better document my work.
I’ve called this blog ‘I draw’ because my art-work is centred around Drawing. You can also find my wordpress blog at: https://royeastland.wordpress.com/ and my facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Roy-Eastland/1495390357351370?ref=hl and on twitter @royeastlanddraw (https://twitter.com/royeastlanddraw) and on Instagram. I am an artist from Margate.
I am one of twelve artists selected for Mark Devereux Projects’ StudioBook 2017 and one of five artists selected to receive an a-n bursary to support the costs of StudioBook.
This blog contains my reflections on the lead up to, during and after the Studiobook 2017 programme.
What does it mean to have all the colours available to you as an artist? We just can click and order, browse wondrous shops full of pigments or go onto our devices and swipe, touch and tap our way […]
This is a community based walking group which is using walking as a research tool for locating TS Eliot’s the Waste Land and selected other poems in Margate. Please feel free to join us for our next walk in Margate.
Arisu Creative Arts showcases the artwork of emerging and established artists, including Ali Gracie. All work copyright of the artist. As an artist, Ali Gracie’s main inspiration comes from nature; exploring wildlife, environment / conservation awareness and astronomy. Abstract landscapes […]
Multimedia Artist, Curator and Internet Gallery Director
My main inspiration comes from nature and wildlife
An artists response to the interesting and scary times we are all living through
A forum for artists working with objects and a repository for ideas to inform our practice. All submissions welcome!
Somewhere to talk about being an autistic person, a professional artist and project lead.
A place where I reach out from my project to the contemporary. A place where as an artist I can engage.
An exploration of the second generation post memory experience of exile following the Spanish Civil War through object art, performance and installations. I blog about my research, the process and the finished pieces as they emerge.
#Professional Development Bursary
During the opening week of her Scotland + Venice film, ‘Spite Your Face’, artist Rachel Maclean spoke to Emily Sparkes about politics, inappropriate nose-touching and pasta pomodoro.
a-n bursary award to attend the Venice Biennale 2017 experienced through performance work, drawing the pavilions with feet. It was amazing.
Reporting from Documenta 14 preview supported by a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company
Progress from fledgling artist this is me moving forward and onward with a better focus on what and where I want and deserve to be, I believe in me, I believe in you, I believe art can make a difference….
StudioBook is an 8-month artist mentoring programme by Mark Devereux Projects. I have been selected as one of the twelve participating artists and will be documenting the experience via this a-n blog.
James Clerk Maxwell and Prokudin-Gorskii in the Twenty-First Century
Exhibition at Winterbourne House, University of Birmingham
An Arts Council England funded collaborative project about Felicia Browne, a British artist who volunteered and died in the Spanish Civil War. Through poetry and visual art we will respond to her life and her archive of drawings and letters held at Tate Britain.
Notes on my experience completing the RD1st Coaching Accreditation course funded by A-N.
After posting an image online of a local scene i have painted, the owner of the house involved is potentially not happy about me making prints and producing a calendar including the image. Were do I stand legally? Do I need permission from the house owner to proceed?
After posting an image online of a local scene i have painted, the owner of the house involved is potentially not happy about me making prints and producing a calendar including the image. Were do I stand legally? Do I need permission from the house owner to proceed?
As a recipient of the Professional Development Bursary, I asked for support to investigate the potential of identify potential galleries with whom I could develop a relationship and possibly gain gallery representation. My mentor worked with me over 9 months to realise this.
a-n Travel Bursary ~ artistic collaborations in the West Bank May 2016
a masterclass on pottery making
A blog charting research/activities undertaken during the period of my a-n Professional Development Bursary.
Not quite a collage a day
A selection of One Minutes compiled from 9 previous volumes are currently screening online http://www.visualcontainer.net/ until September 1st 2017. The One Minute programmes have been compiled over the last 9 years by artist Kerry Baldry and include an eclectic range of […]
An ocasional diary of writing, making, painting and processing.
Earlier this year I was awarded the a-n Professional Development Bursary for a Rhino CAD 3D drawing course at British Academy of Jewellery delivered by head of department Jack Meyer. It was an intensive 4-day training course for beginners, which […]
I am an artist seeking new directions and guidance, luckily I have been selected for StudioBook 2017…in hope of a new road to follow.
A record of 12 days spent at Stour Valley Arts Forest Studio
In this blog i will be sharing some sound files i created, inspired by the coaching course tought by RD1st.
The most precious find that inspired a range of new and challenging work
This Blog charts the progress of a sound project developed by Lee Berwick and Veronica Calarco, generously supported by a 2017 Professional Development Bursary
Repeator focuses the practices of Cathy Wade and Laurence Price. Office for Art, Design and Technology is an initiative led by Ryan Hughes. Together they intend to develop and share each other’s working methodologies, realising the potential for new collaborative work.
This is a blog to process my journey making a new work and fostering new connections within the field of experimental performance.
About persistence, learning, earning, reflections on being an artist, reflections on being a man, the artists space
Earlier this year I became one of the recipients of an A-N Travel Bursary to research and document Finland’s rich history of couple dancing in rural dance pavilions. I will use this blog to show my process of research and documentation as I travel around the Savo region this Aug.
Opinion, only very slightly informed.
This blog will document my experiments with using colonial commodities to make new work (making inks from cacao, coffee, charcoal, mica, tea; paper from sugar cane, cotton and rice fibres)
A blog of my Professional Development Bursary, learning new skills in metal work and After Effects
My constant challenges with my literary failings…
Exploring the different ways I can “break” an image.
I find myself in Poland!
Visual and performance artist Caitlin Griffiths blogs about her experience on the a-n funded coaching course with RD1st
As a Director of The Generator Loughborough CIC I’m taking part in an exchange programme with another hub in Rotterdam called City in the Making (Stad in de Maak). This is my blog about my week long immersion in this amazing undertaking to create a different kind of city.
Artists Dawn Giles and Arabel Rosillo de Blas are undertaking a 10 day residency to test the realities of working together. The collective space of Summer Lodge is an opportunity to make work in the same space without the pressure of an outcome.
Exploring the relationship between painting movements and the direction of travel.
This blog will chart my artists residency in motherhood. I will attempt to write once a week for the next 52 weeks and to describe the frustrations, joys and discoveries of practicing at being an artist and a mother.
Making a little van into a shiny aluminium ‘spaceship’ in three weeks for the annual parade.
Mural on Sordicth Art wall
to celebrate the National Paralympic Day & Liberty Festival This festival is held every ye
I got a place on the a-n/RD1st coaching course and a bursary to support it, thank you very much A-N…. This is where I take you on the journey with me and attempt to become an artist coach without trying to fix or break anyone….
A visit to Munster Skulptur Projekte
Recording a foray into experiments with alternative plant-based materials for screen printing and DIY studio set-ups, whilst seeking inspiration from ancient civilisations and our contemporary Mexican printmaking counterparts.
Invites sent out for Leila Houston’s Collaborative Sculpture as part of ACE funded project ‘Vulnerability in Austerity’ in Leicester
This project looks at three people who have, through the vagaries of circumstance, found their ‘selves’ captured by the notion we call ‘ART’ and then traveled alongside their portrait in tandem.
Polysemous, polymorphous, polygamous, polyester…. a lament to poly. Poly, poly, poly. www.prefixpoly.com
How on earth to continue a practice with no income??? Dealing with financial abuse and neglect.
Developing sustainable creative practice with Navigator North.
In 2017 I applied to a-n for a travel bursary. In 2017 a-n awarded me a travel bursary. This is the report.
This blog has been set up to document my creative journey and to give some background about my practice 30 June 2017 – The Hive at Kew Gardens 26 June 2017 – Is a sketchbook essential? I always thought not… […]
A daily-ish blog of spontaneous, graphic effusions of unrestrained mark-making, plus one descriptive word. This will be accompanied by an occasional technique log.
Advancing ideas around the simulacrum, and other questions concerning the copy, the original, and representation, through work produced in my artist’s residency in the printmaking room at the University of Suffolk.
Finally I got to actually work for the collective as camera operator for their Nordic Film Festival this year 2017
I have been photographing and filming the inner workings, remains and archives of the old Pilkingtons Glass HQ (currently Alexandra Business Park) in St Helens, Merseyside. The site is a vast complex structure filled with historical rooms, objects and […]
A charity postcard auction will raise funds for work in deprived Margate community.
my first blog how mccallionwelding started
a-n New Collaborations Bursary
Exhibiting @ Customs House, South Shields,
For Helfa Gelf 2017, I am delighted to be Writer in Residence at Plas Tan y Bwlch, and look forward to continuing my exploration of the rich heritage of this great house and the land that surrounds it, building on research and experiences gathered during my 2016 Residency.
My artistic endeavors and humble opinions.
My practice is multidisciplinary with a strong sense of narrative. Most recently my work attempts to expose and retell ‘her-story’ over-ruling the past and present cultural guidelines of what was important and upheld.
Working with Tewkesbury Medieval Festival and local schools/community groups to build structures and props to use in the community parade. Great to empower people to get involved.
CULTURAL QUARTER, LEICESTER, LE1 1RE
This series of six posts explores my adventures through the light filled summer days of Iceland, close to the Arctic circle.
A month as Artist in Residence at Sumburgh Head Lighthouse & Visitor Centre – and afterwards…?
Inhabiting, dwelling with objects, exploring how these objects can bridge the perceived gap between ourselves and the world around us.
Reaching the buying public with original and unique work
Wired’s Italian office commissioned UK-based artist Heath Kane to create a series of images for its latest special edition, guest-edited by Russian art/music/activist collective Pussy Riot.
Jenny Steele’s research project ‘Miami Moderne’ is supported by an Artists International Development Grant from Arts Council England and The British Council. She will be researching into 1930s-1940s modernist seafront architecture within Miami Beach.
An a-n Professional Development Bursary supported me to go to Newcastle’s ‘Moving Parts’ festival. This blog is a repository for my findings.
Following our first rural, interactive, community- and time-based public installation…exploring the process, history, community, surroundings, landscape…
Back to the future….. Since starting my research I have always relied on the effect of the sun as the major activator for the colour change in my TLCs. Of course, the amount of change depends on the weather conditions, time of […]
….to document and archive a ten year project…to win the Turner prize….10, 000hrs of art….1,000 hrs per annum
Personally, I find an aesthetic appeal on the C-Prints (Fujiflex or Kodak Endura Metallic photographic paper). They are very similar to the Cibachrome that I enjoyed when I started printing years ago from the film…
Republishes extracts from my substantial report entitled Measuring the experience: the scope and value of artist-led organisations, the 1993-96 research study that explored and articulated value of the artist-led as a vital research-based ingredient in the visual arts ecology.
A description of a short course I attended with the potter Tanya Gomez at West Dean College with the support of a Professional Development Bursary from a-n, The Artist Information Company
(Originally posted April 2017)
An Arts Council England project called The Melodramatic Elephant in the Haunted Castle exploring the history of the Coronet theatre, 1872-2017.
Notes from a DIY residency in Paris.
To achieve more art and creativity in my life this year
A new work, R&D for a larger project From Wasteland To Wasteland exploring the Somme and TS Eliot’s the Waste Land
Write up on Collaborative Practice from a 20 minute seminar.
Hack & Host will host weekly conversations in the lead up to the 2017 General Election. Each conversation will feature three Hack & Host members and will focus on set themes. These conversations will feed into a “Thrash Out” debate titled “Artists as Political Activists”.
Officials everywhere these days, and of course “Subbuteo” were clever enough to include them in their table top football game of the 60’s and 70’s. Originally hand painted, figures were later, controversially, machine painted leading to the nickname “zombie” figures.
I’m a Fine Art student at the University of Suffolk and I’m now in my third year. This blog is going to explore and document each of my projects that I’m developing for my studio practice, to help me critique and understand my focus studies.
Everyday artist concerns
The concept of painting is one that has always eluded me, I’ve tried to make it work without much success over the years. Ask me to paint something and my mind goes blank. I don’t draw things! I’m now starting on a journey to tackle this ‘demon’
Fine Art Degree Student at University of Suffolk
The blog provides an insight into my initial exploration of Stoke-on-Trent, my responses to the environment and sense of place. The following Chapter of the blog sees the work that was initiated within the two weeks residency, come to some form of resolution.
Final year blog for the BA (Hons) Fine Art at University of Suffolk.
Where Do We Go From Here?
I am a 3rd year mature student at the University of Suffolk and I am interested in the process of creativity as a way to explore the self (whatever the self is!). I like Outsider / Strange / Bizarre Art and particularly like to use found and natural materials.
Documenting my research, through my visual practice, into the relationship between bodies and capital.
In early 2005 I was visiting the National Gallery in London and found myself looking at The Mond Crucifixion by Raphael. I was transfixed by the beautiful handling of paint, the delicate portrayal of skin and fabric, and the sensitive […]
Tribute to the Late Howard Hodgkin by Lucy Elizabeth Jones
BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Suffolk
This blog tracks my reflections and investigations into coaching from attending the RD1st Coaching Course 2016. Course fees funded and attendance supported by a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company.
Narrative from the RD1st coaching accreditation programme 2017, course fees funded and attendance gratefully supported by a bursary from a-n, The Artists Information Company…
Charting a glazing and firing development process with ceramics mentor supported by a-n professional development artist’s bursary.
This blog will follow my study for the final year of my fine art degree course. Right up till my final show. Web Page found at https://robinlkwoodward.wixsite.com/robin-woodward
Spending time in Coventry to help develop Ludic Rooms latest project
Blogging on the results of my actions.
Beginning an abstract painting is easy. Find a space and surround yourself with a variety of exciting materials and tools, prepare the ground and make a start. What then follows is a bewildering sequence of challenges which come at you from every conceivable angle.
I’m a third year student studying at University of Suffolk. My art this year is all about human interaction and bringing the fun and joy into my work.
Launching my project to bring the very best British and Croatian naive artists working today, in a range of media, to a gallery or museum near you, with an outreach programme to encourage art making in the community – including a Call for Partners.
BA (Hons) Fine Art University of Suffolk
My art grows around me. My flat is filled with objects I have made over the last few years. There is always something going on, something new developing. But this creativity in the living-room, due to M.E. my only possibility, […]
A journal detailing the struggles, efforts and results of post graduate life for a would be artist.
My art practice explores the personal, emotional, physical, and psychological states of being a woman today. I confess my own personal experiences through my art, the good the bad and the ugly states of being that connect with bigger feminist issues.
I am pleased to announce my participation as an Artist in Residence with the ground breaking ‘Art In Manufacturing’ project. As part of the first ever National Festival of Making, supported by arts commissioners Super Slow Way and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
This blog entry reflects on the relationships between walking, thinking and looking in the early stages of my artist residency at Tower Bridge and the resulting impact upon my drawing practice.
Reflecting on the beginning of my public programme as Artist in Residence at Tower Bridge, this entry shares the experience of leading a participatory art walk along the Thames…
Arts Council England funded project about the melodramatic history of the Coronet Theatre in the Elephant and Castle, London. It is closing after 145 years of theatre, film, music and clubbing events.
October 2016 onwards I’ll be responding to the changes going on at Clydach with the A465 roadworks.
I am part of a group of creatives responding to the site and we have a website http://clydach.weebly.com/
A collaborative project exploring commonality between sampling practices in digital music and blackwork embroidery – supported by a Professional Development Bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company
This blog is dedicated to sharing insights and experience from the coach training process and sharing from my current journey integrating and putting into practice my new skills as a trained coach for artists.
A new international project I’m trying to initiate with Catrine Gangsto for Peace Painting http://www.peacepainting.org/om/
Various works and projects kicking off with an exhibition in London, 2016. More details can be found on my website:
In 2016 i was awarded travel bursary to network with like minded people in the same field as me. Even through it didn’t necessarily need to document my trip, I couldn’t help myself. So click on the vimeo link below to see what I got up to.
Forty page case-bound book showing all 26 mixed media landscape pieces being shown at Alan Kluckow Fine Art April 16th to May 10th 2016
A research & Development project exploring relationships between gender, sexuality, mental health and abject art- considering the communication of complex themes to a wide audience resulting in a new performance work by artist Rosanne Robertson.
Me muttering about creative processes, life and inspirations. My work rarely stands still, a bit like me. It evolves and meanders in subject and style, like a winding stream. I just go with the flow.
‘I am not an object, I am not White’. The current project aims to investigate notions of object white and its removal, in it’s aims to contest and re-establish on a personal level and Universal status of white, starting with traditional paintings i.e the implementation of God.
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EMOTIONS THROUGH COLOUR Last year in level 5, my theme was my emotion’s through color, I produced a mind map to link up the various emotions. I researched the color’s associated with the various emotion’s and symbolism that was […]
I’m busy developing the work for my next exhibition, which is themed on the Arctic Convoys that supplied the USSR and the Eastern Front during 1941-45. Using paintings and sculpture I hope to give viewers a sense of what it […]
This exhibition in Hull, showing as part of Artlink’s Square Peg programme from 8th April to 13th May 2017, features work by artists shortlisted for the Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary. The bursary is an annual award made by Shape Arts in memory […]
Professional development bursary progress
Research & Development – Reading & Dialogue – Reaction & Direction – Courtesy of an AN Professional Development Bursary 2016
Details of the inspiration, process and progress of my current project.
Musings and painterly scribbles of expression.
A blog documenting my thought process and work throughout my last year at University of Suffolk, studying for my BA Fine Art. The focus of my work being on culture, identity and printing.
I am a third year student studying Fine Art at the University of Suffolk. I am beginning a blog to document my work through my final year and to help to critique my study.
This is a brief description on my artwork and how it has changed over the years.
In the day to day world of being obsessed with different processes, one of the questions that is often asked is simply, why? What is it that drives me to keep working with the materials I do? What excites me […]
I like the way artist use Museums to produce art and the way museums can inspire art. The way i paint has been called naive, so ive been looking into naive art and artists as well
Drawing made after a recent visit to the Robert Rauschenberg exhibition at Tate Modern and linking this to the UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU.
This is a mind map of my work and my influences. Hopefully over this blog i aim to share my processes as well as gaining better personal insight in to my own work.
artmaking / placemaking
The trials and tribulations of a Level 6 fine art student.
Art Making Art Thinking – intermittent conversations visual and written
Fine Arts blog, continued from previous [Cover her head part 1] that is “full up”
I don’t know if it’s just the time of year but I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the direction of my practice and how my concerns have both evolved and clarified into some conceptual ideas that will impact on my ways of working.
BSE Art Society now without an exhibition space in the town
This is Laura’s Blog and inside are all my feelings and ideas about my work leading up to the Degree Show next year. Last year I started moving my drawings in to the field of animation. So started making my […]
Expanded Intimacy is a new collaborative research project by artist Nuala Clooney and Kaye Winwood, Creative Producer and Honorary Research Associate at the University of Birmingham.
We aim to produce prototype, glass vessels designed to sensualise the food and drink experience
I’m at University Campus Suffolk, in my long final year (ends 2016), but I’m looking forward to it. My work to date has been about stories and perspectives of storytelling. It has involved explorations in painting and installation.
Exploring colour, form and painting techniques in figurative and abstract art.
BA (Hons) Fine Art – University of Suffolk
This is a series of interviews conducted as part of the Critical Perspectives series at Teesside University Fine Art
Words count too. This blog might help me see myself in reflection.
For a few weeks now: a drawing of part of the studio, every morning, to start the working day. Collection of aspects of a small space.
This blog will document some of my experiences as one of the 38 designer/makers selected for the Crafts Council’s Hothouse programme.
If one year equals 7 dog years; Me and Cosmo embark on our middle age together, and I’m looking to him for inspiration for a new body of work!
I have been working by my window for over a year now…looking at the DLR platform like one looks at a mountain or the seascape for inspiration when one wants the mind to wonder somewhere else. One day, out of […]
about when illness drives creativity in all its eccentric forms
Donald Trump in a Mexican wrestling mask, Kim Jong-un in Mickey Mouse ears and Vladimir Putin in a Pussy Riot-esque balaclava; not a standard Saturday night in with our favourite world leaders, but rather the screenprints from my ‘Masks of […]
Projects unedited blog by Nick Turvey
Postures of Making is a research and development project which is centered on working collaboratively with ergonomics scientist Dr Valerie Woods. Together we will explore the workings of the creative practitioner’s body when engaged in art making. Val and I […]
My artwork is made for exhibition, and usually carries a message about the human condition, our strengths and weakness. I know that making work is interesting for me, and for those who frequent the galleries which have exhibited my fibre […]
to encourage artists to “keep going”
During May I’m taking part in Brighton Festival’s artist development residency which enables a group of mid-career artists to intensively engage with the Festival, attending nearly 40 festival events. I’ll try to record some thoughts about this extraordinary experience here.
Based in the North West, I create both art and practical pieces in my small tailor made studio. I have always had a great interest in our historical past and I take the inspiration of the old Celtic designs of our ancestors and add them to my work. www.celticearthpottery.co.uk
Throughout 2017 I will be making new artworks and creating engagement opportunities responding to this unique architectural relic. This blog reflects on the ideas in my application and my initial responses to this unique residency opportunity within this iconic London landmark.
I have been selected through an application process to exhibit at Collect Open, Saatchi Gallery 3rd – 6th February 2017. To make this large installation work I have received an Arts Council ‘Grants for the Arts’ Award. Follow my works progress in this blog.
My account of the transition between academic years as an art student and dealing with the uncertainty that comes with that transition. The process of managing not knowing.
Observing and recording the everyday, the landscape changing constantly, my journeys through each day present new experiences for me to note and capture: moving images; macro images; moments in time. All inspiring me to reiterate through my work, using video, […]
Tracing progress through final year of BA (Hons) Fine Art at York St John University.
A catalogue of my journey of discovery through BA Fine Art degree studies.
With so much going on in the world at the moment its important to remember the causes that really matter… and there’s a lot of them so I was really pleased to donate a piece of artwork for my friend […]
The Lubomirov Angus-Hughes Centre for Contemporary Curation is proud to announce a solo show by Mark Woods curated by Vanya Balogh following his participation at the 56th Venice Biennale and the Gerwerbemuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland. The centre is located in 26 […]