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DBS (last conversation was in 2015)

It’s clear that enhanced DBS is very difficult to get as an individual, self-employed person. It’s been hindering for me, where I’ve required people to be present. I’ve previously had years’ of enhanced with an ’employer’ but now it’s a […]

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Responsibility for artwork exhibited within colleges

Hi all, I’m interested to know whether there is any information out there regarding what the responsibilities of colleges are in regard to exhibiting students artwork within their premises? Is there a general policy or expectation that if students are […]

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Insurance

I can see that my insurance runs until the 31st of March (although my membership runs Sept to Sept) ? When will the new insurance documents become available? Does your insurance run from April 1st – asking this in case […]

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Ageism: can we just stop it please?

Looking around a.n, I found this rather fine post from about 5 years ago about ageism. I was surprised at how little it was commented on, and how little seems to have changed. Any thoughts on this? Has it got […]

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Fancy writing a manifesto for our times?

Who fancies developing a manifesto for these strange times we are living in? I’ve always adored manifestos as works of art in themselves that capture the essence of a particular epoch, but I wotuld dearly love to create work within […]

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Still being ridiculous in the 21st century

Still being ridiculous in the 21st century   Early politics (1988) Dorothea Tanning The Irish nuns in our convent favoured  the term of abuse ‘ridiculous’ or ‘ridiccaless’ in their vernacular. ‘Don’t be ridiculous Rebecca’ when I questioned anything outside their […]

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DTP in London – Day of Performative Drawing Workshops

Day of Performative Drawing Workshops, by Draw to Perform Sat 16 March 2019, 12:00-20:00. Lewisham Arthouse, London The upcoming workshop day by Draw to Perform will include three bookable workshops about drawing, provided by acclaimed artists and performers. The workshops […]

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Scanning artwork A3 +. Need advice please!

After spending far too much time scanning the internet looking for an A3 flatbed scanner for my artwork in order to catalogue and produce prints of my work, I am none the wiser in which equipment to go for! I […]

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Open submission shows

There is a plethora of Open Submission shows these days and I’d be glad to hear of other people’s experiences, both positive and negative. There’s a certain amount of posts on various sites complaining that they are exploitative and expensive….the […]

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Help with funding

Hello lovelies I’m wondering if you can help me,    I am looking for people to donate money to help me fund travel and accommodation, for an Internship I have over the summer and hoped you could contribute with a […]

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Contract woes!

Back in 2013 I did a series of illustrations for a local author who was wanting to self publish her children’s book.  I drew up a contract for her license to use the images which was valid for five years.  […]

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Exhibition Risk Assessment

Has anyone got any examples/advice on a simple risk assessment format for an invigilated exhibition space which the public will visit? Thanks?              

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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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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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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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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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