SAVE THE DATE: Friday 24 September 2021 – Fair Pay for Artists, a Symposium co-hosted by a-n, IAA Europe and the Artists’ Association of Finland
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34 UK disabled artists and companies have received over £715K in funding from Unlimited to develop their work. We take a look at the work of five a-n members who have received awards as part of the 2021 programme.
Five bursaries have been awarded to a-n members who will undertake a period of research in response to the 11th edition of Liverpool Biennial.
Glasgow based artist becomes 12th recipient of the £15,000 Margaret Tait Award, Scotland’s most prestigious moving image prize for artists.
Curator Polly Brannan part of cohort to receive bespoke professional development opportunity that works to develop leaders from across a wide range of cultural disciplines and sectors.
Following the launch of the John Moores Painting Prize virtual exhibition last week, we look at the work of a-n members included in the online show.
Influential Director of Wysing Arts Centre, who was made an MBE in 2020, has died after living with lung cancer for the last two years.
Following the announcement of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 Awards winners last week, we take a look at the works of a-n members included in the online show.
a-n has partnered with Liverpool Biennial to offer five bursaries for a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members.
Support and advice for artists and arts organisers in the light of a trade deal with the EU and the end of the Brexit transition period.
Devon based artist and printmaker, whose work is currently on show at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer/Winter Exhibition, discusses what she has achieved over the last 12 months, the impact of Artist Support Pledge, and her plans for 2021.
Royal College of Art graduate discusses campaigning during the final year of his MA, and going from RCA painting student rep to supporting with Pause or Pay UK – from the backroom of a café in Cyprus, where he has spent two months tracing his family and find his grandfather’s birth certificate.
Canadian-born Ian Kirkpatrick is best-known for his image-encrusted sculptures, but in a year that included commissions and a funding award, his highlight was a creative re-centring on two-dimensional art.
Production Director of Alchemy Film & Arts explains how the organisation responded to the Covid-19 crisis by moving its festival online to make the best of a challenging situation.
The Glasgow-born curator, who was appointed the new Artistic Director and CEO of ATLAS Arts last year, discusses her experience of the past 12 months, including finding new ways to reach out to communities over the lockdown period and how working together with her colleagues to adapt to the unpredictable scenario of the COVID pandemic has taught her the value of collaboration, resilience and taking things slow.
Glasgow based artist and singer, highlighted by Frieze as one of ‘four to watch in 2020’, reflects on growth and change in ‘the most traditionally successful year’ of their life.
Russian-Ghanaian photographer based in London reflects on lockdown in the darkroom, finding new narratives in her city’s streets, and continuing conversations long overdue in 2021.
We speak to Maria Hatling about what inspired her a-n at 40 logo design, her painting practice and what she’s been up during a tumultuous 2020.
Glasgow based artist known for working in film, sculpture, print, performance and installation will represent Scotland at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in 2022.
Want to support artists and visual arts organisations this Christmas? We select our pick of original artworks and handcrafted gifts by independent artists and makers to get you started.
Ying Kwok (Festival Director and independent curator, HK), Lindsay Taylor, (University of Salford Art Collection), and Sarah Fisher (Director of Open Eye Gallery) discuss how the Peer to Peer: UK/HK programme developed, the themes addressed by the artists involved, and the importance of digital platforms in the current climate.
67 paintings have been included on the John Moores Painting Prize 2020 longlist and will feature in an exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery from 12 February to 27 June 2021.
a-n is seeking a new member of Artists Council, an advisory group to the Board and Executive that plays a key role in advocacy, lobbying and developing a-n programmes. APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS NOW PASSED.
Online festival, featuring work by Artists Council members Antonio Roberts and Hetain Patel, has announced its programme, which includes a panel event on international exchange between artists, chaired by a-n’s Programmes and Partnerships Manager Wing-Sie Chan.
Current and forthcoming selection of exhibitions, talks and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms, plus newly reopened physical spaces, including: a-n member Helena Hunter’s new solo show at the Horniman Museum, plus Holly Davey’s exhibition at Danielle Arnaud Gallery and the Mother Art Prize at Cromwell Place.