In May, the Open Studios in Brighton celebrates twenty-five years as the longest standing artists’ studio in the city. Located in the historical fisherman’s arch directly between the piers, it has long been the workplace of artists and craftspeople of […]
a-n Magazine 2004 April - a-n The Artists Information Company
Calling universities a-n has been inviting proactive universities across the UK to sign up and participate in a new competition aimed at 2004 art and design graduates. Along with some star prizes, the competition will provide hundreds of emerging artists […]
This month a-n will be out and about at Glasgow Art Fair. A Code of Practice seminar hosted by Susan Jones will take place Friday 16 April. The event is free to artists. See display advert on back page or […]
Welcome back to Grainne Sweeney who returned from her maternity leave at the beginning of March. Welcome also to John Kent who joins the team as our Financial consultant bringing with him a wealth of arts and business financial experience, […]
Area 10 Artist Collective originally took on Eagle Wharf with a ten day license through Camberwell Arts Week and Southwark Council. This then led to two license agreements over the next 12 months, each of them peppercorn agreements, meaning no […]
At the recent a-n event at Cove Park, artists came together to discuss issues around practice in rural locations. Presentations from Alison Bell, Marcus Coates and Su Grierson artists with diverse contemporary practices provided stimulus for thought and […]
Fabrication started in February on the first of ten major artists’ commissions for the new Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. The commissions are part of Leading the Way, a three-year arts programme to enhance the new Gloucestershire Royal Hospital through integrated public […]
Lesley Millar, Project Director of ‘Through the Surface’, profiles the process and outcomes of this major collaboration between artists from the UK and Japan.
My practice as an artist is about escape, about losing myself in the process of making art, escaping the world.
Commissions East has launched a regional-wide professional development programme for visual artists. Funded by Arts Council England, East and European Social Fund (ESF), the three-year programme will impact on some 500 professional artists living or working in the east of […]
Paul Glinkowski profiles the work of Paul Bonaventura, co-founder of The Laboratory, the research wing of the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art at the University of Oxford, in the fifth article of the ‘Crossing over’ series.
Crafts Council Gallery, London
5 February 4 April
Giles Sutherland looks at the relationship between glass artist Keiko Mukaide and Edinburgh College of Art.
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea 22 January 28 March
A crafts commissions programme is underway at the Crafts Study Centre at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design. Seven makers in south east and west England were selected from a wider trawl. Their brief was to design and produce […]
South Hall Gallery, Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham
14 January 14 March
Artist-led Leeds Sculpture Workshop has rented property in Leeds for over ten years. Now the studio has moved into a permanent home that will enable artists to rent studio facilities at affordable prices in a professional atmosphere. This is a […]
16 January 14 March
Digital and sound artist Jony Easterby is making a nine-metre high lighthouse-style work on a cycle path in Kent as part of Sustrans’ Art and the Travelling Landscape scheme. Aimed at providing a resting and viewing place for users of […]
Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
13 February 28 March
CBAT, The Arts and Regeneration Agency is to hold a two day conference, Urban Legacies, in Cardiff on 6-7 May 2004. This coincides with ‘Aint no love in the heart of the City’, a series of temporary art projects in […]
Not all diseases are preventable but a healthy response to illness fostered by a positive relationship in the treatment setting can help combat the secondary problems of depression and isolation. Over four months Gina Glover documented the life of the […]
Helen Maurer and Bernd Behr share their response to this exhibition of historical work and its relation to their practice. Introduction, research and interviews by Rosemary Shirley.
The 2004 Sonning Prize is to be awarded this month to the British-Palestinian sculptor, performance and installation artist Mona Hatoum. Awarded every other year by the University of Copenhagen, it is offered to a man or woman “who has significantly […]
Since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 1997 with an MA in ceramics, I have been practising as a ceramic designer and producer.