It feels as though I am caught in a bit of a vicious circle (or is that ’cycle’ – no matter). It is the start the of the funding application season here in Sweden: artists’ grants and awards as well […]
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Image credit: Kat Hall, a Plymouth College of Art observer intern A very early start to day three of Jamboree – up and dressed for a 430am walk and talk session led by Bram Arnold: ‘From Civil Twilight To […]
Image credit: Jamboree observer and PCA student Kat Hall My second day of Jamboree began with an early morning yoga session with artist and yoga teacher Carly Sellers. Great to stretch after the inevitable slow deflation of the camp […]
Image credit: Andy Ford Over a year in planning and development, Jamboree is finally here – and we are so excited to welcome 150 artists and curators to sunny Dartington! I’ll be reporting on site each day, and full reports […]
Image credit: Model For The Disney Matterhorn Model Experience, Jamboree participant Bridgette Ashton Artist duo LOW PROFILE are pleased to announce the participant-led programme for Jamboree 2018. Jamboree 2018 will take place from the 28th June – 1st July at […]
Thanks to Plymouth College of Art, PAC Home at Plymouth Arts Centre, Extra Special People at Eastside Projects, CG Associates at Castlefield Gallery, WARP at g39, Spike Associates at Spike Island, Visual Art South West, Somerset Art Works, and CVAN […]
Do the pressures of being an artist, with the precariousness of funding, the demands of unrealistic deadlines and the need to be seen to succeed and deliver consistently, make talking about depression and mental health tantamount to career suicide? Artist and writer Alistair Gentry, who has suffered with depression since a teenager, thinks the answer is ‘Yes’ – but that the issue is too important to keep quiet about.
Artist duo LOW PROFILE discuss the impetus for and ideas behind Jamboree As artists with quite a few years of experience behind us, who have chosen to base our lives and arts practice outside of an established visual art “hub”, […]
A blog giving a behind the scenes look at Jamboree 2018, an artist-led gathering of 150 artists and curators
Thinking about a new work for a group show, May 2018 … The show celebrates a significant anniversary of an independent gallery that I showed with in 2009. I like the idea of making something that references the piece that […]
At the end of the 3 months, I presented the work I had completed to my mentor. My current body of work is based upon still lives of Ball-Jointed-Dolls. These are fully articulated Asian dolls that can be painted and […]
Having been a professional artist for around 20 years, I have a huge catalogue of work. This catalogue amounted to around 320 works, all of which were presented on my website. I used my website as an archive of my […]
As a recipient of the Professional Development Bursary, I asked for support to investigate the potential of identify potential galleries with whom I could develop a relationship and possibly gain gallery representation. My mentor worked with me over 9 months to realise this.