Collections - a-n The Artists Information Company
Don’t give up the day job was an event hosted by Castlefield Gallery in partnership with Manchester Craft and Design Centre and Redeye, the Photography Network, in January 2018. It aimed to encourage people to keep sight of their artistic […]
Collecting together some materials to help keep on the right track.
Adding events and opportunities to attend or visit, focusing on craft in Scotland. Trying to group together things that are either similar to the work I do or what I aspire to. Dark, macabre, Gothic, rebellious, large body adornment/jewellery/accessories/clothing. https://daughterofmercury.wixsite.com/metal […]
Our Folkestone crits are open for all visual artists who want to discuss their work with other artists. These crits are put in place for artists to take their practice further. Threads crit sessions are for visual artists to discuss […]
Collected blogs and resources on the a-n site on artists’ residencies. See also my commissioned essay Residencies: practices and paradoxes
Various bits on just good painting!
Art in the park 2016 – a lovely weekend; both for the weather and the amazing exhibiting artists. About me? As a craftsman I tend to favour traditional designs, being heavily influenced by Morris and Co and the arts and […]
This year we have had three members blog about their practice during an MFA at Cardiff School of Art & Design. In depth analysis and self-reflection, along with inspiring material exploration and exciting performance work are discussed in blogs by […]
A selection of blogs by artists whose final year at art school happened to be 2015! The collection includes people who studied at University Campus Suffolk, Hereford College of Art, York St. John University and North Wales School of Art […]
Texts on the a-n site which discuss the ethos and activities of socially-engaged practices and projects.
This is a collection of articles talking about possible alternatives to the traditional Art College route in to being a professional artist. Collected from the A.N site. Also about Artist lead initiatives and Education ideas generally.
Saltaire Arts Trail, fabulous idea, walk in and out of villager’s lounges, see art and craft by artists who are local or exhibiting in Saltaire via a local host. Events in Victoria Hall and elsewhere in this Unesco World Heritage […]
Resources on the a-n site that aid artists to negotiate better and achieve good conditions and terms as they pursue their practices and projects. See also my selection from a range of other sites in 20 Great sources on artists […]
All my articles and reviews in one place!
Selected resources and blogs from the a-n website that collectively suggest good practices and provide practical insight to artists seeking to work through residencies, and organisers and hosts offering residencies.
Exhibition space in NShields
Collected texts and interviews on a-n that address notions of artist as leader/leading through their practice. Includes audio interviews conducted by Joshua Sofaer whilst a Clore Leadership Programme Artist Fellow.
Tips for . Opens
A selection of blogs by artists whose final year at art school happened to be 2015! The collection includes people who studied at University Campus Suffolk, Cambridge School of Art (Anglia Ruskin University), Staffordshire University, University of the West of […]
Reports and commentary from the a-n resources, Research papers and editorial features that provide evidence about or discuss issues around artists’ employment and livelihoods. See also my separate bibliography of evidence on artists’ pay 1986-2016.
A selection of useful resources for students at all levels to begin placing their practice within a wider context. To think about networks, audience, funding, promotion and a professional approach to making artwork.
Collection of legal guides and toolkits to support the a-n professional development event: Contracts – uses and abuses with solicitor Nicholas Sharp and artist Joseph Young, enabling participants to gain skills to produce and negotiate contracts, 3 February 2015, Pump […]
I had in mind the same subject with a few year late. Everything is everything.
This is the place for Dex Hannon of the Broken Toy Company.
This is my collection of blogs and blog posts I enjoy reading. N.B. Non-exhaustive list
Selected active or archived blogs I refer to and learn from.
Selected articles, guides and other writing on professional development deliveries and matters.
Collection of my texts, research and other writing on the a-n website.
The a-n Collections series originally produced as printed publications with guest editors and themes including from open call for themes and contexts.
Selected texts, discussions, guides and profiles that address issues around or profile arts taking place in rural contexts.
Profiles, blogs and commentary on artists working beyond the UK or bringing their perspectives to UK working.
Discussions and information on age discrimination issues.
Selected resources on artists, the art market and the arts ecology.
Texts and profiles of artists who’ve made a difference to the life and times of the visual arts and stand out as role models.
Features and resources that discuss the scope, value and role of the artist-led within cultural and arts development. Image from Impact of Networking publication included in this collection.
Selected texts, news reports, arts funding features and commentary since 2001.
This collection of articles shows my interests which reflect my personal practice. My work can be viewed on saatchi art.
My selection of resources on a-n for artists and other tutors developing and running professional practice modules and events for art and design students.
Legally-sound guidance on contracts, copyright and the law. Includes links to The Artists Contracts Toolkit – an interactive resource to build your own contract and gain understanding of clauses and terms.
Collected resources that aid good practice and terms of reference for valuing artists’ contributions to the arts within society.
I am currently on the second year of a MA in Fine Art with OCA and have transferred from Goldsmiths where I was on the MA for art teachers. I am now focusing on my own practice after teaching in […]
Collection of self employment guides.
A collection bringing together relevant content for a-n’s art students, from student and other artists’ blogs, to interesting and timely resources published throughout the a-n site. Another great section of the site to keep tabs on is a-n Blogs, a […]
a collection of articles, blogs and things which I want to read
Key resources and tools from across this site that talk about the principles and practical application of good practice
Guides from the a-n resources that I regularly refer to.
Resources from the a-n archive that I will looking at over the summer as part of some research into residencies and prizes.
Articles & images exploring environmental and sustainability discourses within contemporary practice.
Collection of articles looking at issues and discussions around major contemporary art events.
Articles that touch on housing, living spaces, renting, urban challenges
A collection of interviews with previous student bloggers on the a-n blogs. Fancy being profiled as an art student working on your final year project, dissertation, studio practice? Start a blog, tag it with ‘art students’ and get in touch […]
Profiles and interviews with Fine Art and related course graduates, offering valid information, perspective and insight to life as an artist after graduating from art school. Please note, some of these articles may reference ‘Degrees unedited’ or ‘Artists talking’. Degrees […]
Articles which discuss value of blogging for artists and others.