A two-month residency by Polish artist Gosia Zylka concludes with an exhibition at artist-run Saltburn Artists’ Studios. Concerned with the ‘inner side’ of things as well as their outward appearance, the artist’s residency created an opportunity to make new work […]
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From over sixty proposals, eight artists have been shortlisted for the prestigious £20,000 Jerwood Sculpture Prize. Ekkehard Altenburger, Benedict Carpenter, Katy Dexter, Ana Genoves, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Marion Kalmus, Richard Trupp and Tom Woolford have now been commissioned to produce small-scale […]
The UK’s seen a noticeable increase in professional development schemes for artists, encompassing training, mentoring, networking and information services. There is an obvious cross-reference to the government’s endorsement of ‘lifelong learning’ as a principle, encouraged through the offer of individual learning accounts for all. These moves increase opportunities for the kinds of artistic development that incorporates developing and honing skills, accessing facilities and ultimately furthering career strategies. The results are more than just CV embellishment. By providing points of crossover between artists, such schemes contribute to peer support systems and help to address the potential isolation of artists. Here, three individuals involved in artists’ professional development matters describe some of the resources around, and discuss how artists are making the most of them.
In the second of a series of articles focusing on the career development of well-established artists, Lucy Wilson meets Yinka Shonibare.
Clark Dawson met the Glasgow-based creators of this artists’ book to find out the intentions behind it.
The trust’s coordinator Leila Dawney explains the organisation’s artist-led ethos and its work to support the arts in Birmingham.
Louise Coysh visited ‘Fresh Art’ at the Business Design Centre, London to find out how the fair met with the exhibiting artists’ expectations.
There is a long history of placing contemporary art in remote and rural locations as a method of encouraging tourism. The sculpture trail is now an established form of presentation. Here, Victoria Bernie – an artist based in Edinburgh – describes her participation in a small-scale project in Sweden and Public Art Officer Piers Masterson gives his view on the history and public reception of a much larger project spread across northern Norway.
A regular visitor to Italy since 1981, when Alan Rogers moved there on a more permanent basis his “youthful, romantic love affair” with its warm Mediterranean light was soon replaced by the realisation that day-to-day conditions for contemporary artists were far from ideal.
Julia Dogra-Brazell reports how showing in Israel gave her a new perspective on her own work.
As a jeweller, I started to become more interested in the final image of a particular person wearing my work rather than the actual jewellery-making process. The images I make are very subtly manipulated by computer: the viewer initially perceives […]
This year has been a good one for me. In January I was awarded the Centre of Attention Painting Prize 2001, my work was selected for the BP Portrait Award 2001, and was commended in the Royal West of England […]
‘Adorn, Equip’ is an exhibition at the City Gallery, Leicester, that examines issues around the design of equipment and accessories for disabled people. As a knitted textile artist, I was commissioned to produce garments and gloves for, and in consultation […]
Inspired by both family and the bonds we feel towards certain personal possessions, my work is delicate, ghost-like and ephemeral and alludes to the fragile and transient nature of memory. My first collection of one-off jewellery and body pieces is […]
I approached the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridgeshire to see if they would host me as their artist-in-residence as part of Year of the Artist. I knew that their collection of aircraft would give new stimulus for my work […]
I graduated from Liverpool Hope University College with a degree in Design and I am now a self-employed designer/silversmith, specialising in silver tableware. Currently I job share as jewellery instructor at Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. […]
My art practice is focused on the process of making, and with my involvement in that process.
Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent
16 June – 2 September
The New Art Gallery, Walsall
2 June – 9 September
An unusual work of art was seen over the Cardiff Bay in June when artists Hana Sakuma and Adrian Holme created ‘Sky Map’ to coincide with the official opening of Cardiff Bay barrage. The work was commissioned by PLACE, which […]
A substantial study by Metier, the national training organisation for arts and entertainment, reveals the sector to be a large and complex one that encompasses some of the most profitable parts of the economy in the recording industry and commercial […]
In July 2001 the European Parliament and Council of Ministers did something for artists. But before you rush out to open a few bottles of something to celebrate the new EU Art Resales Directive, hold it, as it isn’t all […]
A groundbreaking new partnership between Meteor, Axis, Foundation for Community Dance, NAWE, Sound Sense and Writernet has secured £360,000 from the New Opportunities Fund to create ‘Arts Explorer’. Funding and collaboration between partners will enable some 10,000 pages of text, […]
Installation artist Caitlin Heffernan and mixed-media artist Sandra Beccarelli have joined forces to create ‘Collective Pulse’, an “unsettling and inspiring environment of pictures to dance to, in an installation to dream in”. Both artists are excited by light and works […]
The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) recently announced over forty new awards worth over £3.5 million, as part of its mission to spot and invest in UK innovation and creative talent. This brings the total awards […]