Artist and founder of the contemporary arts programme Hogchester Arts discusses her involvement with Isolation Art School, selling and buying work through Artist Support Pledge, plus the impact of her recent a-n Artist Bursary.
The emergency response, led by disabled people for disabled people working across the UK’s creative industries, will promote a sustainable future for disability and inclusive arts in the UK through and after the Covid-19 pandemic.
a-n Artists Council has initiated a 12-month research and development project that will explore the role of the artist in society and advocate for how artists and art organisers can effectively work for change. Lead artists Rachel Dobbs and Glen Stoker speak to Jack Hutchinson about the project and how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted their plans.
The just-published 32-page guide includes an expanded ‘Class of 2020’ section featuring images and insight from both graduating students and lecturers, plus there’s an extensive interview with collaborative duo Jane and Louise Wilson, and collectives from around the UK discuss why ‘putting heads together to collaborate is an artistic no brainer’
Five artists will receive a support package including a cash award of £4,000, mentoring and advice, space and time to develop ideas and new work, and the opportunity to showcase it.
a-n The Artists Information Company is offering bursaries of £500 – £1,500 to help support those whose livelihoods have been impacted by Coronavirus Covid-19. We’ve brought the application process forward for the next round of a-n Bursaries, and are also working with Arts Council England to distribute £300,000 of financial support as part of the programme. DEADLINE HAS NOW PASSED.
Emergence Bursary recipient Lauren Saunders, who is known for primarily working with drawing and collage, discusses the impact the award has had on her practice and her plans for the future.
For the first time, John Moores Painting Prize is offering a new Emerging Artist Prize with the winner receiving £2,500 in prize money plus money for art materials and a residency at Elephant West. John Moores Painting Prize Project Manager Katherine Lloyd explains more about the award.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in Kyle of Lochalsh, East Sussex and London – all taken from our busy Events section featuring events and shows posted by a-n members.
Our regular selection of shows to see around the UK, including multimedia artist and filmmaker Cao Fei at Serpentine Gallery, London, Joana Vasconcelos’ monumental sculpture at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, and Judy Watson’s new paintings, video and sculptural pieces at Ikon, Birmingham.
Our regular selection of shows to see around the UK, including Turner-Prize-winning artist Helen Cammock at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, Charlotte Hodes’ ceramic installations at The National Centre For Craft & Design, Sleaford, plus the first of Studio Voltaire’s series of offsite exhibitions.
Our regular selection of shows to see around the UK, including Denzil Forrester’s depictions of East London dub-reggae clubs in Nottingham, Haley Morris-Cafiero playing cyber bullies at their own game at TJ Boulting, London, and Garth Gratrix’s exploration of the inherent machismo in DIY materials at Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool.