New Arts Council England chair Nicholas Serota makes his first speech at the No Boundaries conference in Hull, setting out his priorities for the organisation.
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Last month I was invited to give an hour’s talk about the Peace Painting project at the annual Paradigm Arts Art & Design Conference at The Collection Museum and Art gallery, Lincoln. Images and experiences are in this blog Recent […]
This week’s column – featuring exhibitions and projects posted by a-n members on our busy Events section – takes us to Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Glasgow and London.
A collection of reflections on establishing a coaching practice as an artist and educator.
‘This Is An Art School’ project, offering the public free studio workshops, launches the Tate Exchange Associates programme of over 100 events.
After AQA exam board announced it was to cease offering an A level in art history, Pearson has said it is to develop a new A-level in the subject to be taught from September 2017.
Part of the circle of mentoring which I am developing includes being part of a peer network and providing educational experiences. I strongly believe either having a creative education or at least including aspects of creative thinking, making and exploring […]
I did Art Foundation in a former mortuary with outdoor lavatories. The loos were primitive in the extreme with barn style doors that didn’t reach the ground (or the ceiling) and spiders the size of cartwheels along the stone walls. […]
This is a collection of articles talking about possible alternatives to the traditional Art College route in to being a professional artist. Collected from the A.N site. Also about Artist lead initiatives and Education ideas generally.
AUDIOBLOG – Please click here BEWARE… ranting, sweeping statements and controversial opinions lurk in the text below: My involvement in arts education as a (sometimes loosely defined) teacher has taken a sort of scatter gun approach, but has taken in […]
From the beginning…
A look at why we decide to become Artists
investigation into qualifications which support the creative and cultural industries, and recommendations for future development.
London Metropolitan University’s plans to move the Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design from the East End focus of debate as artist Bob and Roberta Smith creates new artwork in protest.
AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I am aware it has been over a week since I posted, and it’s not like me is it? As I sit here, not sleeping, again, I mull over the reason why. It is because […]
The findings of a recent survey into social mobility in the arts reveal that it is becoming increasingly difficult for those without financial support to break into the sector.
A host of well-known faces from the arts, film and TV are featured in the visual campaign for Panic! What Happened to Social Mobility in the Arts?
Art Noise is a dynamic, brand new resource hub. The project, established in 2014, is focused on the visual culture and art education of South East Artist community. It is about promoting and developing opportunities for international students and young artists based in Brighton.
Manchester School of Art’s Visual Resource Centre, containing around 300,000 slides spanning 50 years, is at risk of being lost. As MA and PhD students launch the Adopt a Slide project to highlight the archive’s value, Chris Sharratt calls for the art school to recognise the uniqueness of this collection of analogue artefacts.
Venue:BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Date:May 01, 2015 at 07:00 PM
Location:North East England
AUDIOBLOG – Please click here It was definitely the right thing to do to give up the permanent, albeit part time proper job. But this week I have been reminded why I loved it for ten years. I’ve been […]
Continuing with my experimentations in the studio, I should have been a scientist ha-ha! Actually really enjoying this phase maybe I am just not used to not having an immediate goal. Just been rejected for a job as not enough […]
In a piece originally published by The Conversation, Kate Oakley, professor of Cultural Policy at University of Leeds, argues that without better pay and conditions and subsidised education, the arts and creative industries will increasingly become the preserve of the well-off and privately educated.
Venue:The Brindley Arts Centre
From:January 17, 2015
To:February 21, 2015
Location:North West England
Meanwhile, away from the nine women, life goes on… The funding is going to be great, but I do need to earn money after that. If I removed myself from the possibility of other earning for the duration of the […]
Maintaining Quality of Experience One of the challenges in managing a closing course is to ensure that the remaining students not only get the chance to complete the relevant modules but, of equal importance, is the experience they have whilst […]