Woolgather are Leeds-based artists John Slemensek Annie Nelson and Chris Woodward. They founded the Woolgather Art Prize in 2011 ‘from a need to explore the artist’s role in society and to celebrate the creative lifestyle’.
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Newtown-based gallery have announced the winners of its Open 2012 competition.
A selection of artists’ projects taking place through the summer.
With potential to replace the need for specialised and time-consuming grant applications or other more formal and traditional fundraising techniques, the phenomenon of crowd-funding has been quickly embraced by an increasing number of artists as a way to generate and distribute funds.
Unravelling the National Trust, devised by artist-run organisation Unravelled, is a three-year project taking place in Nymans House and Gardens; Uppark House and Garden in West Sussex; and The Vyne in Hampshire between 2012-14. It forms part of the Trust New Art programme taking place at selected National Trust properties across England.
Shisha, the Manchester-based agency for contemporary South Asian crafts and visual arts has closed.
An initiative by leading artists’ organisations aims to improve artists’ access to funding for their practice.
Comings and goings amongst arts professionals and curators, designed to aid networking and collaboration.
In July 2010 the Rural Cultural Forum (RCF) produced a report, Creative Rural Communities (CRC), that sets out why a Rural Cultural Strategy (RCS) is needed and the form it might take.
Twelve visual arts organisations in the South West have recently taken part in an audience benchmarking project delivered by Audiences South West in partnership with Turning Point South West.
Thirty-eight artists have been selected from more than 600 hundred applications for the 5th Oriel Davies Open exhibition (Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, until 27 June). “Works presented use diverse materials and visual techniques to push boundaries – such as challenging […]
Two recent reports highlight the need for leading galleries and museums to better support contemporary artists and their practice.
CAVE will take place in Liverpool during the opening weekend of the 7th Liverpool Biennial this autumn.
In March, crowdfunder WeDidThis – a partner in a-n’s Granted professional development programme – merged with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s PeopleFundIt platform.
RSA research highlights artists’ leading role.
Former Waygood Gallery and Studios relaunches as Baltic outpost.
Registration is now closed for the John Moores Painting Prize 2012 and the judging process is underway.
Arts centre in rural Cambridgeshire announces unprecedented interest in its artists’ residency programme.
Arts Development UK (AD:uk) has developed a scheme that enables members to earn credits for annual professional development and training experience, certificated through a Fellowship programme. Credits come from a range of professional development initiatives including services provided by AD:uk and others.
UK survey raises issues of social value and economic survival. Frances Lord reports.
Rosanne Robertson delves into the a-n archive and unearths a rich history of artists’ practice.
Plunge, a new public art work by Michael Pinsky, imagines a time 1,000 years in the future when the effects of climate change have transformed the city of London.
DACS is spearheading research into how artists can make more income from their assets.
The report from the ACE/NESTA Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture has “uncovered a high demand from arts and cultural organisations to explore how digital technologies can expand their audience reach and enable new business models”.
Newcastle’s Side Gallery and Cumbria’s Lanternhouse are amongst organisations whose bids for Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation status were not successful.