Richard Taylor in conversation with Northumbria University Fine Art student Nathalie Bouleau Chabot.
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Cynthia Cousens explores the practice of weave-designer Eleanor Pritchard, discussing exhibitions, commissions and Crafts Council support.
In 2017, New Contemporaries, an annual exhibition of emerging artists from UK art schools, opened up its application to include artists from alternative learning programmes. Director Kirsty Ogg discusses this decision, the changing climate for emerging artists in the UK, and what artists really need to develop and challenge their practice. Interview by Michaela Nettell.
After his first solo show in London this June, Richard Taylor talks to Chris Agnew about MA study, moving his studio practice to Romania, individualising professional practice, plus much more.
Jennifer Picken has been working with a-n since her MFA studies at Newcastle University, and continues her role in the Communications and Partnerships team working remotely from Amsterdam – where she has a studio. Here she maps her alternative working routes through undergraduate study, from volunteering to mentoring and beyond.
Becky Hunter is a freelance art writer whose blogs demistify, with honesty and intelligence, the processes of making art, writing about art, and finding a place in the wider world of art. Here she talks to Andrew Bryant about criticality and affect, the prickly subject of money, and why we need idealists.
Pippa Koszerek, a Campaigns Researcher at a-n, lets us in to her early career developments with Hull Time Based Arts.
Richard Taylor, online editor of a-n’s Students community and Degrees unedited, maps his journey over four years and shares insights from one invigilator’s chair to the next.
2010 Fine Art Photography graduate Joanna Waclawski talks about studying at Glasgow School of Art (GSA), and reflects on how re-sitting a year amplified her perspective on photography as a medium.
Ryan Riddington reflects on doing an MFA at The Slade, eight years on from his first degree, his reasons for doing the course, the challenges of working in a communal studio space and where he is now.
Richard Taylor talks to Charlotte A Morgan about writing as a research process and striking the balance in adapting opportunities to her interdisciplinary practice.
Linda Ball is project leader of Creative Graduates Creative Futures the largest research study to date about the career paths of art and design graduates. She talks to Jane Watt about the research, her own experience of a portfolio career and the importance of having creativity at the core of professional practice.
Andrew Maclean (born 1980, Kirkcaldy) graduated in 2007 with MSc Electronic Imaging from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, and in 2003 with BA (Hons) Fine Art from the same institution. In 2004 he became a committee member […]
Frances Lord explores Michael Marriott’s career and practice which involves exhibition design, curating, writing, product and furniture design and installation.
Frances Lord profiles Linda Florence, who creates wallpapers, flooring surfaces and interior textiles for domestic and commercial interiors, as well as temporary installations in transient materials.
Paul Stone on east London based organisation Cell Project Space that across three sites encompasses gallery, studios and internship programme.
Rodney Court is a proposed conversion of a Manchester tower block into live/work space for artists.
More than just a studios building, Stroud Valleys Artspace (SVA) represents a hub for artists in the area.
Fairly fresh out of college I received a bursary through the Crafts Council’s Next Move scheme.
Carey Young provides a guide to engaging with businesses and in business contexts.
Jane Watt profiles Grizedale Arts, its residency programme and focus on research and process-based work that encourages interaction with the physical and social environment.