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Creative Practice as a means of Problem Solving

I was recently asked to give a talk about starting out an art practice in Dumfries and Galloway, to a group of young artists – blueprint100 at the Stove. I’ve learned to avoid these experiences as I am usually far […]

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Blogger Q&A: Jeremy Hastings, peripatetic artist

From community projects to land work, Jeremy Hastings has used his many travels and itinerant lifestyle to share skills and learn from landscapes to create painting and photography. Richard Taylor finds out more.

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Don’t Frack… the Commonweal

Don’t Frack… the Commonweal When the frackers retreated from the Forest of Dean and the local campaign was suspended, I had to halt my anti fracking murals (see previous blog). But I was reluctant to halt protest art production until […]

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A guide to DBS checks

As an artist or freelancer working (on a paid or voluntary basis) in certain environments – such as running workshops in schools or with vulnerable adults – requires you to undertake a check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Educator Sarah Blaszczok explains why a DBS check is needed, how to get one, and the costs involved.

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No Clash please, Silchester Calling

Community artist based at a housing redevelopment in North Kensington interviews residents, councillor, architect and Turner Prize nominated artist.

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Community art in the material world

Definitely settled in as Community Artist: collaborating with local art projects, connecting with the V&A collections and mapping out my own artistic concerns. First off, spray painting at the Henry Dickens Court Community Centre. Local children working with TMO, Steph Perkins and lead artist, Claire […]

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Detail of glass panels in Healthy Living Centre fitness suite
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Heart of Bewbush artist commissions

Glass, textiles and paving blocks by artists Susan Kinley and Steven Follen, commissioned by Crawley Borough Council and funded through a Section 106 agreement, were recently installed in the Bewbush area of Crawley, West Sussex as part of the Heart of Bewbush Neighbourhood Improvement Masterplan.

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Can & a Dram
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Changes in CRB

Report by Lucy Day setting out ways in which changes to CRB Disclosures application procedures may affect artists.

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The Revolutionary Arts Group?s Empty Shops project
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Conference season

Engage/Enquire’s ‘The Art of Influencing Change, Economies and Ecologies’ at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne and NALGAO’s annual conference in Brighton.

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Cultural jobs promised

Government plans to create between five and ten thousand new jobs for young people who will be paid the minimum wage were announced in May by the then Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell and outgoing Culture Secretary Andy Burnham.

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