The London-based artist studios provider is blaming rising overheads and property prices in the capital for the increase, but some artists say the extra costs may force them to give up their studios.
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The artists’ studio and project space in Preston city centre, which currently has a waiting list for studios, is taking over the first floor of the building.
The new trust backed by the Mayor of London, Arts Council England, Outset Contemporary Art Fund and Bloomberg Philanthropies aims to secure 1,000 ‘affordable’ workspaces in the capital in its first five years.
Redevelopment will result in 42% more studio space, plus a new gallery, dedicated learning space, public garden, and café at south London site.
Venue:Vale Artists' Studios
From:October 13, 2018
To:October 28, 2018
Location:North West England
The current programme and facilities manager at Hospitalfield in Arbroath will take up her new position at the Edinburgh-based organisation on 1 October.
The March of the Artists is a joint project by John-Paul Brown, Eve Robertson and Lauren Sagar. On 29 July 2018 they set off walking the 250 miles of river-ways and canals between Manchester and London, a planned 28-day trip avidly documented on Instagram.
Rebecca Huggan takes on her new role during a period of change, with the Newcastle-based arts organisation seeking to secure a new permanent base for its artists’ studios and exhibition programme.
Set up in 2007 by artists’ studio providers to establish links between studios, the membership body had been operated on a voluntary basis since 2012 when it lost its Arts Council England funding.
Taking place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 March, the artist-run Next Term Festival in Manchester brings together local communities, artists, educators and policy makers to celebrate creativity and debate the future of art in schools.
Eleven London boroughs will share £500,000 to develop proposals to become one of three Creative Enterprise Zones, which it is hoped will help address the high cost of spaces for artists and those in the creative industries in the capital.
After a number of short-term pilot schemes, Mother House has partnered with Create London to launch a new studio space for women with children in the London borough of Barking and Dagenham which, if the three-month pilot is successful, will become a permanent fixture. Lydia Ashman reports.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Bristol, Dorset, Lancaster, London and Southport.
The new Initiative will support 6,000sqft of new studios and workspaces for artists, designers and the creative sector, responding to the need for affordable spaces for creative production across London.
London-based Spanish artist Maria Arceo uses installation to explore the human manipulation of the natural world. Her latest work for the Totally Thames festival features a giant footprint constructed from thousands of plastic objects found along the river. Jack Hutchinson visits her studio and discusses the environmental issues her work highlights.
With its longstanding city-centre home about to undergo redevelopment, Rogue studio group has relocated to a former primary school building in the east of the city.
Artists Jenny Brook and Kate Gilman Brundrett are using their new workspace in a former village school house in Cumbria as a space for exhibitions, residencies and community art activity. Pippa Koszerek reports.
19 artists from across London-based charity Bow Arts’ 13 studio sites have been chosen for the annual exhibition which this year is curated by East End-based sculptor Alex Chinneck.
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Plans submitted to Bexley council for partnership between Peabody housing association and Bow Arts will see renovation of the Lakeside Centre to create an artists’ hub, including workspaces, a new day nursery, a gallery and project space.
A new report from the London Assembly is calling for the Mayor of London to manage gentrification and protect the city’s cultural ecosystem from the effects of regeneration.
For the first in a new roving, monthly series of art scene snapshots from across the UK, artist Damian Magee introduces his home city of Belfast and picks five current exhibitions that capture the social, political, and cultural interests of artists in Northern Ireland’s largest city.
The NewBridge Project is bidding farewell to its current home in Newcastle city centre with a month-long exhibition and events programme featuring over 80 artist studio holders.
Devonshire Collective is a new council-backed gallery and workshop space on Eastbourne’s seafront, providing professional development and resources for artists while also delivering socially-engaged projects. Dany Louise reports.
The Shropshire-born artist grew up on a farm, with his childhood experiences influencing everything from the content to the materials of his paintings. Here he discusses the continuing importance of painting and his latest body of work, currently on show at the Saatchi Gallery’s ‘Painters’ Painters’ exhibition.