Artist based in London and part of Programmes development team at a-n. @spalmerama
Just published: To coincide with Trustees’ Week 2018, we’ve published two new a-n Resources guides, written and researched by 2017/18 Clore Visual Artist Fellow Nicola Naismith, looking at why it’s important for artists to be part of the ‘decision making process’ and offering advice and tips on how to become a board member or trustee.
The British Council has announced that the Glasgow-based, Belfast-born artist has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 58th International Art Exhibition, while Tate’s Curator of International Art Dr Zoe Whitley has been appointed to curate the exhibition.
The dispute about privatisation of jobs at the National Gallery continues with PCS union members planning further demonstrations and strike action over the next two weeks following the sacking of union representative Candy Udwin.
Artist Steve Messam’s latest public commission – a large-scale temporary bridge made entirely from bright red paper – has just been unveiled as part of the Lakes Ignite arts programme in the Lake District.
Whilst the three main parties were keen to stress a need to redistribute arts funding more evenly around the UK, there was little in the way of concrete pledges at Wednesday evening’s Artists’ Union England Hustings debate in London, addressing issues that directly concern artists in the lead up to the general election. Stephen Palmer reports.
Artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard have been nominated in the Best Documentary category of the 2015 BAFTA Awards for their film highlighting a fictitious day-in-the-life of musician Nick Cave.
Former Tate Modern and Metropolitan Museum of Art curator Nicholas Cullinan is to take over from Sandy Nairne as director of the National Portrait Gallery, London.
Co-creators of the Tower of London ‘poppy’ installation, artist Paul Cummins and theatre designer Tom Piper, have been recognised in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list, alongside outgoing Arts Council England CEO Alan Davey and Metal founder Jude Kelly.
Inspired by its location on a busy junction along Essex Road, north London, Tintype gallery is hosting eight newly commissioned film works in its window space over the holiday season. Gallery director Teresa Grimes and artists Suki Chan and George Eksts explain.
Stepping out as a new artist? a-n’s new Signpost publication tells you what you need to know, and where to find it.
The a-n Degree Shows Guide 2013 is out! Bigger and better than ever, the 44-page publication features essays, interviews, listings, tips on collecting and the work and thoughts of students and graduates.