The CVAN network for the West Midlands hosts its annual open entry exhibition for recent graduates from six art schools in the region with a number of prizes and awards announced in partnership with Trust New Art and Cass Art.
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What does 2019 have in store in terms of exhibitions, art fairs, festivals, conferences and other events? We take a month-by-month look at what the year ahead has to offer.
For his exhibition ‘Fellowship of Citizens’ London-based Icelandic artist Saemundur Thor Helgason is promoting a lottery set up to help fund a campaign to bring about the idea of a basic income for each person in Iceland. Laura Davidson visits the show at arebyte Gallery and talks to Helgason about his plans.
This week’s featured artist blogger on a-n’s Instagram is Michael Borkowsky. Over recent years the Sheffield-based artist has adopted the craft of perfumery in his visual art practice leading him to, amongst other things, work directly with other artists in portraiture. Richard Taylor finds out more.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Southbank Centre to stop advertising with Daily Mail following ‘homophobic’ column, and Education Secretary suggests arts and social science tuition fees could be cut.
Market Gallery’s recent Free Market symposium – supported by an a-n Artist Led Bursary – brought together thinkers and doers to discuss issues around ‘cultural resources in crisis’ and was in part informed by the Glasgow gallery’s own precarious situation. Chris Sharratt reports on three days of thinking beyond the usual.
The 2016 Artes Mundi prize exhibition at National Museum Cardiff and Chapter features the work of six shortlisted international artists including John Akomfrah and Bedwyr Williams, all vying for the £40,000 award. Fisun Güner reports.
The Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture has announced the winners of its annual art prizes for artists working in lens-based media and water-based media, plus its annual travel award for graduates and current postgraduate students.
Showcase exhibition to feature works by 72 graduates selected from 2014 degree shows across Scotland, including works by graduates affected by last year’s fire at Glasgow School of Art.
The 56th Venice Biennale, British Art Show 8, Manchester International Festival – we take a month-by-month look at the year ahead to provide a selection of key events for your diary.
Open exhibitions are becoming an increasingly common aspect of the visual arts landscape, with high-profile big hitters such as the BP Portrait Award and Royal Academy Summer Show joined by a growing number of smaller-scale shows. But with most charging an entry fee and with no guarantee of being included, are artists simply being asked to subsidise the sector with their own money? Jack Hutchinson investigates.
The third edition of the International Print Biennale has announced a shortlist of 37 artists for its two Print Awards exhibitions taking place in Newcastle upon Tyne this summer.
Five recipients of the £50,000 visual arts awards announced.
Exhibition showcases works by Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursary Awards winners 2012.
Newtown-based gallery Oriel Davies announced the winners of its Open 2012 Awards at a ceremony on 28 April.
London-based painter Cathy Lomax wins the first edition of this new, artist-led prize, selected from a shortlist of 15 artists.
The Argentinian artist best known for his large-scale concrete and clay sculptures has won the international art prize sponsored by fine art paper manufacturer Canson.
Film London has invited nominations for the annual £10,000 award for UK artist filmmakers.
Three painters and an art historian named as the jury of the UK’s most coveted painting prize as its call for entries goes live.
The UK’s newest photography festival, Diffusion, has just opened to the public in Cardiff. We speak to its director, David Drake, about opportunities, challenges and what sets it apart from the rest.
Just two artists, down from the usual four, shortlisted for £30,000 award – and both for works that reflect on family life.
Entries for the Lumen Prize, the world’s first prize and tour for fine art created in digital form, open today.
Second edition of open exhibition invites work in any media from contemporary visual artists of all ages and nationalities.
The winners of the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2013 have been announced with awards totalling £25,000.
The Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon & Prize is ‘an exclusive club that will bring together the UK’s foremost creative influencers with a philanthropic goal at its heart’. Chair Rosy Greenlees and inaugural members Claire Coles and Claire Brewster discuss the project.