Lauren is a Multimedia Journalism student at the University of Salford. She is completing a placement with a-n. laurenmlomax.wordpress.com Manchester
Want to avoid the high streets this Christmas and support artists and visual arts organisations instead? Here are some gift ideas to get you started.
This Christmas, ditch the high street and discover original artworks and handcrafted gifts by independent artists and makers who will be opening their studios or putting up market stalls at a range of venues. Lauren Lomax makes a selection from across the UK.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Glasgow, Leicester, London, Birmingham and Bristol – all taken from our busy Events section featuring events and shows posted by a-n members.
Winner of annual prize that promotes recent painting has been announced at Huddersfield Art Gallery, where an exhibition of the shortlisted artists’ works will be hosted until January.
Four artists have been nominated for the annual Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, a £30,000 award which celebrates artists and projects that have made a significant contribution to photography over the previous 12 months.
a-n and Castlefield Gallery announce the eight artists who will participate in their partnership project, the Artists’ International Delegation 2019 to Denmark.
a-n is inviting applications for its Writer Development Programme 2019-20, which will run from October 2019 to March 2020.
a-n’s CEO Julie Lomax will be joined by artists including Kevin Hunt and Emily Speed to explore the precarious nature of work in the field of contemporary art at a discussion event hosted by FACT in Liverpool on 30 July 2019.
This week’s recommended shows include a major Cindy Sherman retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery in London, plus Patricia Domínguez’s multi-screen video installation at Gasworks.