Artist based at the Workers Gallery Wales
After requesting the Football Art Prize make their prize more accessible to artists on a low income – I’ve had a response – but it’s still woefully short of my expectations for a publicly ACE funded exhibition venue.
One glaring great injustice for artists on low income is the ‘Call for Artists’ paid submission ‘scam’, where artists are invited to submit their work for inclusion in an exhibition but by also by offering prize money that exhibition submission becomes a gambling wager.
I’m always going to fail and I’m always going to be an artist and that’s OK
Curator Gayle Rogers reflects on the challenges of selecting work that may shock…
The public and personal dilemmas of curation; curating a show of potentially upsetting or disturbing content, whilst considering the needs and concerns of the artists
Reflecting on the experience of opening a gallery in an area simultaneously denigrated, marred and celebrated for its unique political history,
Reflecting on the ‘Maggie monument’ debate and commemorative arts as an artist working today
The perfect quote that took 4 years to discover
Going to arts development meetings cost me time and money – but can freelance artists afford not to go?
In 2017 I completed my PhD which considered the commemoration of Duncan Edwards England & MU footballer who died as a result of injuries he sustained in the 1958 Munich Air Disaster. Will my academic research influence me as an artist now it’s completed?