Paris-based artist France Bizot receives £6,000 first prize in competition showcasing 2D and 3D artworks created in pencil, coloured pencil, pastel, graphite and charcoal.
Flow Observatorium, a project from artist Jon Adams and dance practitioner Donna Bish, has gained charitable status and is celebrating its launch as a charity with an event in Portsmouth.
Rebecca Huggan takes on her new role during a period of change, with the Newcastle-based arts organisation seeking to secure a new permanent base for its artists’ studios and exhibition programme.
Creative Scotland has announced that Janet Archer has stepped down as its Chief Executive after five years in the role.
In her a-n blog, artist and activist Sonia Boué has called out the disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts over its publication of an article on how to get on an exhibition, which she says is ‘ableist’ and incompatible with the experiences and needs of many neurodiverse artists. Pippa Koszerek reports.
The new director of Centre for Contemporary Art Derry~Londonderry will join the gallery from Northampton’s NN Contemporary.
The fourth round of the Art Fund’s New Collecting Award sees £300,000 distributed in order to enable each selected curator to develop a new collection for a museum.
a-n is partnering with three Manchester-based art and design organisations to pilot a new programme of professional development sessions for artists that will take place in the city between July 2018 and March 2019.
The Arts Council of Wales has announced that Sean Edwards will be representing Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice at next year’s Venice Biennale with new work that considers social class and the everyday.
Chosen from a shortlist of eight, London-based artist Anna Reading has won the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2018-19.
Announcing the recipients of this year’s a-n Biennial Bursaries which will enable 10 a-n members to attend the opening days of the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art in June, while a further 10 will travel to Palermo in Sicily for the preview of Manifesta 12.
The We Are Not Surprised network is hosting an open meeting in London to collectively establish a code of conduct following numerous reports of sexual harassment within the visual arts.