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.
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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.
Newcastle-based artist Kathryn Hodgkinson believes that the city council’s planning decisions are having a detrimental effect on the area’s creative community. In the wake of the recent decision to demolish the creative space Uptin House to make way for ‘yet another block of student flats’, she argues that local authorities need to embrace the true value of artists.
London-based arts organisation V22 hope to open artists’ studios in the old library building during the summer of 2017.
Serf, the latest addition to Leeds’ expanding workspace scene, offers much more than studio space for artists – it provides a support structure for early career artists at a crucial time in their development. Lara Eggleton reports.
Mother House is a month-long collective studio for female artists and their children, with 36 artists working alongside each other in this temporary London base.
The latest project in Castlefield Gallery’s New Art Spaces programme sees a former 1960s office block in the centre of Bolton turned into a temporary work/gallery/studio space for artists. Sara Jaspan takes a look.
A new development in south London that will provide between 80 and 100 workspaces for emerging artists and creative entrepreneurs is in the final stages of construction, with a hot desk space, gallery and café already open. Artist and Hotel Elephant co-director Emily Woodhouse speaks to Jack Hutchinson about how the project, established in 2009, found its new home.
The winner of the inaugural award named after the Acme Studios co-founder will receive a rent-free shared studio and bursary as well as mentoring and studio visits.
Liverpool’s largest artist-led gallery and studios The Royal Standard is celebrating ten years in the city with a major exhibition featuring 23 artists. Artist, curator and former TRS director Kevin Hunt explains the important role the organisation has for artists in Liverpool and its context in the wider artist-led scene.
The new Mayor of London says he wants to embed culture in the planning system of the capital with the results including subsidised artists’ studios.
As the search continues for a new home to house Rogue Artists’ Studios, Bob Dickinson visits a show of work by 11 of the building’s 100-plus artists and asks where next for artists in Manchester’s fast-changing city centre.
Studiomakers, a new initiative from Outset and the Mayor of London’s cultural team, aims to create more affordable creative workspaces in the capital.
Crusader Mill in Manchester, the city-centre home of Rogue Studios for the last 15 years, has been sold to property developers.
The second in Artquest’s System Failure series of conversations took place earlier this week, with a discussion looking at how artists can benefit from urban regeneration. We report from the event at Block 336, an artist-led space in Brixton, London.
Council rejects collaboration between Bold Tendencies and Second Home in favour of rival proposal from Pop Community Ltd.
Southwark Council in London has been presented with plans to convert a multi-storey car park into ultra-affordable studios for artists and creative entrepreneurs.
With forewords by David Lammy MP, then Minister for Culture, and Sarah Weir, then Chief Executive Arts Council England, London, this report provides in-depth information about the public benefit of affordable studio providers in London.
Published by long established studio providers ACME in 2006, offers information on affordable studio providers in London, and their contribution to cultural and economic life.