Contemporary Arts Programme Manager at the National Trust Grace Davies explores the benefits to non-arts organisations of commissioning artists outside of traditional gallery spaces, and offers some top tips for artists to consider when making an application.
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Venue:Black Swan Arts
From:July 20, 2019
To:September 01, 2019
Location:South West England
Unlimited Commissions offer four different types of award that will help support the development of new artistic work by disabled artists.
With a practice that conducts ‘non-expert’ skilling-up to streamline execution, Nicola Ellis is able to engage with the problems and solutions of sculpture in relation to material choice and the subversion of industrial processes. Richard Taylor finds out more.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions and publication launches in Cardiff, West Yorkshire, London and Newbury, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions, film screenings and workshops in Dover, Blackpool, Trowbridge and London, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
The new partnership has an emphasis on collaboration and will commission 20 new works from three call-outs over one year, with works to be shown on a variety of BBC platforms on air and online.
This week’s selection of must-see shows includes the first UK show by Mexican artist Pia Camil at Nottingham Contemporary, Jo Lathwood’s sculptural installation at Fabrica, Brighton, and the artist-led project ‘Women Artists of the North East Library’ at Workplace in Gateshead.
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The largest supporter of disabled artists worldwide announces its latest round of awards with 13 artists receiving a total of £120,000 to develop new work and ideas.
The latest in a series of papers commissioned by a-n, providing detailed data on the amount, context and nature of employment for visual artists.
The commissioning and awards programme that aims to embed work by disabled artists within the UK and international cultural sectors has announced the recipients of its 2017 awards.
The arts commissioning programme for disabled artists has announced 60 projects shortlisted for its latest round of commissions and awards.
New festival artistic director John McGrath announces a snapshot of the 2017 programme, which includes new commissions by prominent visual artists.
The programme for the 2016 edition of Bristol Biennial offers expanded notions of audience participation under the theme In Other Worlds.
A new exhibition featuring proposals for a permanent artwork in the city has just opened, featuring scale models from Brian Griffiths, Roger Hiorns, Heather and Ivan Morison, Susan Philipsz and Keith Wilson
The Artists Fund pilot programme – a partnership between a-n, Artquest and DACS – has chosen the recipients of five £1,000 grants and three commissions worth £2,000 each.
Edinburgh Art Festival has announced the four artists and collectives from across Scotland selected to participate in its programme dedicated to supporting artists at the beginning of their careers.
After seven months of development by East Street Arts, Art Hostel in Leeds is open for business. Lara Eggleton tests out the sleeping facilities and reviews the specially commissioned artworks, decor and furnishings.
New work by leading international and Scottish artists, alongside a focus on the work of ‘The Next Generation of Artists’, will be among the highlights of the 13th edition of the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art.
Yinka Shonibare, Rebecca Warren and Imran Qureshi amongst artists creating new work this year as part of the 14-18 NOW programme.
Commemorations include eight new commissions installed at galleries across the UK plus two new touring exhibitions.
A brand new ‘art hostel’ is being developed in Leeds with artists involved in all aspects of the design and making. East Street Arts, the organisation behind the project, is asking for support to help pay artists to turn the building into a work of art.
After an £8million redevelopment project designed to open up new dialogues between its collections of decorative and fine art, York Art Gallery is preparing to reopen. Amelia Crouch speaks to the curator of the gallery’s core collection of ceramic art Helen Walsh, and to fine art curator Laura Turner, about how this dialogue is continuing with a series of new commissions by contemporary artists.
Lancaster’s StoreyG2 has commissioned artist Layla Curtis to explore the issue of land ownership and its social effects as part of a series of projects centred on a plot of land at the edge of the city known as Freeman’s Wood. Jack Hutchinson finds out more.