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Studio Spaces available

Studio Spaces available at an exciting hub in Stroud. Easily accessible from Bristol, Cheltenham and London. + low cost studio space + an associate membership scheme + a network of support + promotion + subsidised rates for graduates + in […]

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Spaces available in London Ceramics Studio

Beautiful light and warm studio with plenty of space. Ideal for independent artists/makers who work in clay. 24 hr access. Electric kiln. Ample storage. £240 per month. An exciting opportunity to be part of a vibrant new studio. Email us […]

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Insurance needed for group show?

Hi, Can anyone advise??? I’m part of a group of 17 artists that is aiming to put on a group show.  The venue requires proof of Public Liability Insurance..will my individual cover via my A N membership be sufficient to […]

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New Older Artists

I am interested in hearing from artists who started or restarted their practice in later life. It is a reasonable implication that ‘new’ older artists have often had to negotiate some complex situations as they piece together their efforts to […]

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Arts Magazines?

Hey all, As part of the research behind my new ACE supported project The Critical Fish (we have paid open calls in the Jobs and Opps section – have a look!) we’re looking to go and visit other arts publications in […]

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Exhibition of large paintings

Any advice on the best galleries/exhibitions where large paintings of an abstract nature would be accommadated i.e. 2.4 X 1.2 metre would be appreciated.

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Studio fees – back payment

Hi could anyone please offer any guidance. I am one of 30+ artists in shared studio in London. Previously owned by Carillion who kept our deposits and then by the council who have failed to offer contracts for the past […]

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Insurance covers running workshop?

Hi, I was wondering if anyone knew if the A-N joint membership would cover a workshop I am running. The insurance is under my name. The workshop is running in two parts myself printing and stencil making and with another […]

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GAA Foundation

I have had contact through my website from the GAA Foundation and ECC Italy about exhibiting in the Venice Biennial 2019. Doe anyone know if this genuine or scam? They have mention I would have to fund it myself which […]

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I want my work back!

Can anyone help me with this problem!? I took part in an exhibition in South Africa which finished in May 2018. Now I cannot get them to post the work back to me. First I was told that it was […]

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location permission

Hi Please can you tell me if you need location permission/agreement/release forms for generation of artwork on private property if they have invited you? Also how about for photography, perhaps used in the research or incorporated as layer in multimedia […]

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Artist Studio in Queens Park, London NW6

Six desk spaces are available for artists working specifically with photography, moving image, computational arts and sound. Access to large exhibition and performance space for project development and output. Shared access to kitchen facilities and garden, parking spaces available. Good […]

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Online Documentation

Hi there, I recently ran a workshop which resulted in a participatory installation. It involved people sharing written contributions and I want to document these somehow, online. Has anyone seen examples of this other than the standard blog? I really […]

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Artist Studio Share in Clapton London

Hi there, We have a space up for grabs in our studio in Cell Studios Clapton, London. You will be sharing with 4 others, all photographers. There is a work/shooting space downstairs, , mezzanine with our desks upstairs. We all […]

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Safe guarding policcies

Hi – anyone out there got a good set of safeguarding policies i could adapt ? or direct me to a good site – its for my arts organisation – old ones need updating and i want to be sure […]

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Anyone know best way to ship sculpture to Switzerland?

Hi there, Someone is interested in buying one of my sculptures (through Artfinder) and has asked if I can ship it to Switzerland. Does anyone know of a reliable courier/art transport company that can handle the shipment? And does anyone […]

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Scottish and English Workshop Fee Guides…

Hello, I am compiling financial plans and research for a creative workshop that I have successfully given in previous employment. I remember joining A.N. a few years ago and I’m sure there is a guide as to how much creative […]

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artists hub

HI I a thinking of renting out a studio space and establishing a hub or a group of likeminded artists to work together in the space. I was also thinking of some kind of gallery and exhibition space as the […]

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Printing booklets

I publish a poetry and art magazine called Foxtrot Uniform. We used to use my university print shop to print the magazine but since leaving uni we have to find a new print shop. Prices have almost doubled for what […]

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HELP! Can anyone advise? Is this the norm?

I keep getting contacted by organisations who say they love my work and want to represent me in their gallery/art fairs. Then they send through the contract and they want £500/1000. Is this the norm now? If I want to […]

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Shipping artwork – advice please

I have to ship two framed paintings with glass to the USA – can anyone advise as to what route to take ie packers, insurance etc. and what is involved.  I’m beginning to think it might be easier to jump […]

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An evolving identity crisis after a PhD

Hi I’ve just completed a practice based PhD and have no sense of who I am now…going forwards. I’m also in my mid sixties with a long creative practice and feel that I should be able to ‘get over this’ […]

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