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Reflection, development and future plans

This year has been wonderful for personal development, business progress with BloomInArt, funding applications, collaborations and involvement within the local community. I struggle to blog but I have attached a few images to visually tell the story of my development […]

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Goodbye Takahuhti Hello Suomenlinna

  On our way back home we stayed one more night in Helsinki that gave me a chance to catch up with my artist mother friend Anna Puhakka and a research visit to HIAP Helsinki International Arts Programme located on […]

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We “heart” Arts Council England

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here ….in another world….   I’ve been working on an Arts Council application supporting a friend in her quest to fund an amazing music project for young people with visual impairments. It is a stonker, […]

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Facts and Figures

There’s a section in the ACE funding application form in which they ask what our project audience figures will be. Of course its hard to be 100% sure, you can only guess. Yesterday though, I had an email off the […]

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Budget and Planning

When I first got the email in July 2015, from Artemis Potamianou (the exhibition organiser) inviting us to participate in the Platforms project at Art Athina in Athens,  I didn’t really pay too much attention to it. It was a nice […]

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Funding for Residency

I have been offered a residency in Iceland, but I don’t think I can accept it, because I don’t know how to get funding to go. Does anybody have any advice?

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On not waiting

My Lost Library project started off as a wee idea – I wanted text to become movement.  I have tried figuring out where my project could fit into art council wales funding and persevered longer than I ever had before […]

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Funding Cash Dollar

<post by Joseph> A short supplementary post to say that we exceeded our funding target last week on indiegogo, so a BIG THANK YOU to all of you who have contributed. If you’re thinking, damn I missed the deadline, you […]

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Carrying on

Thank you a-n for focusing on my work over on the your Instagram account this week .  Its really given me a high :-) I feel like I should be writing a really interesting post just now as I’m getting so much […]

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It all went a bit quiet then…

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here And so it becomes obvious why my blog has been a little quiet. There wasn’t much going on that didn’t have something to do with the search for a studio, or the application for the […]

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Professional, Transparent and Evangelical

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 […]

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Funding & Grants for Artists

Is anyone aware of grants/funding available for individual artists? There are a wide range of funding opportunities on offer, from numerous private and publicly financed organisations, with amounts varying from a few hundred pounds to over £100k, providing you are […]

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The Emperor’s New Clothes

Before I start this blog I would like to ask everyone to give a silent thought to all those innocent children, women and men in Syria being killed and maimed by British bombs; to those who have recently been flooded […]

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1 Day Research Residency

To learn more about artist residencies I went to London for a research trip and visited Gasworks and Shape Arts. I had tried to make an appointment with Gasworks although with the building only just re-opening this month after a […]

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Don’t say the ‘r’ word

This week I have been firming up dates and plans for my artist parent residency research event at Manchester Art Gallery in November. I wanted to use a space that can accommodate everyone with activities for the children and adults […]

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The Golden Age has gone

This past week has been about listening and taking snapshots of residencies popping up on social media. A good listen was Susan Jones lecture about artists pay since the 90s up until today and it seems that back then it […]

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2-Day Conversation – New Bridge Project – Art?

Last Friday I attended the second day of the ‘2-Day Conversation’ organised by the New Bridge Project in Newcastle for their 5th anniversary. (For those who do not know about this organisation it is an artist hub created by two […]

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The Studio residencies and the community

We had our studio meeting last night so that Brigitte (who owns the space) could update us with the outcome of the Arts Council funding application. Of course, we already knew the outcome (we were successful) but we needed to […]

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