Matt Lippiatt’s review of ‘Best in Show’ featured in December’s a-n Magazine raised important matters for recent graduates and the direction they should take upon leaving higher education.
a-n Magazine 2009 February - a-n The Artists Information Company
The ceramics BAC Honours course at University of Wesminster is set to close in 2013.
Liz Forgan has been appointed to succeed Christopher Frayling as Chair of Arts Council Engand; Fotogallery’s Christopher Coppock has taken up the role of Directory of Spike Island; Annie Warburton has left the post ArtsMatrix Director; New Gallery Wallsall Curator […]
London-based Artquest has launched a new free international networking and studio exchange site for visual artists. By joining Artelier, users anywhere can create and update a free profile, providing details about your studios across the Artelier network. The aim is […]
Although visual artists and contemporary art curators seldom feature in the New year’s honours awarded for public service and benefit in the 2008 list Nikki Millican, Artistic director of New Moves International (the organisation behind the National Review […]
Gemma Nelson is a young emerging British artist, based in London.
Selected reports on some of the UK’s prizes and awards for artists including cash prizes, solo exhibitions and professional development support.
Featuring artists’ projects and new ventures in the public realm.
As an arts professional committed to the principles of internationalism and cultural exchange I am both dismayed and disgusted by the new UK Home Office regulations that will further curb our invitations to non-EU artists to collaborate with, experience, or […]
Michael Shaw discusses his recent residency at Davy Markham engineering in Sheffield, and works that have resulted from his use of computer aided design and rapid prototyping within his sculptural practice.
Contents include: Up for Debate, The art of amateurism plus Home office curbs non-eu artists; Lucienne Cole’s socially engaged project at Whitworth Art Gallery in Collaborative Relationships; Michael Shaw is this month’s Big picture – his residency at Davy Markham […]
Artquest and SPACE presented Value Added, a one-day conference for artists and commissioners exploring questions of value in relation to socially-engaged artistic practice in November 2008.
The term amateur, until quite recently, described a person pursuing an activity purely for pleasure rather than remuneration. Derived from the Latin ‘Amator’, meaning ‘lover of’, the Victorian amateur may typically have been a sporting gentleman of independent means, but working class amateurism has a strong and colourful history, from photography to astronomy.
Andrea Hawkins, Head of Public Engagement at Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery and artist Lucienne Cole talk about an innovative approach to publicly-engaged art.
Based in Basingstoke, Hampshire arts education charity The Making was established to promote talent, excellence and innovation in contemporary craft, art and design in Hampshire and the South East.
Although you may not know it, 2009 has been designated European Year of Creativity and Innovation in recognition that Europe needs to boost its capacity for creativity and innovation, both for social and economic reasons.
Group Process is the latest season of work to be staged by Radar, Loughborough University’s contemporary arts programme. Running into February; it involves new and adapted commissions produced by artists Lisa Cheung, Yvonne Droge Wendel, public works / myvillages.org, Parfyme and Yara El-Sherbini.
In the autumn, Boris Johnson London’s Mayor, set out plans to enhance Londoners’ experience of arts and culture in the capital saying that his job is not to back heritage over modernism [but] to encourage all manner of artistic expression.
Chris Fite-Wassilak is winner of the inaugural Curatorial Open a new three-year initiative for emerging curators at post graduate level organised by Hayward Touring.
British artists and their families were dealt a crushing blow in December as Government again decided to delay implementation of the Artist’s Resale Right for artists’ heirs and beneficiaries.
University of Westminster’s BA in ceramics is set to close in 2013, with no further recruitment.
A new policy to support art, architecture and the built environment is to be developed by Arts Council England following a comprehensive review of Architecture Week.