(Originally posted April 2017)
Funding - a-n The Artists Information Company
The new £750,000 funding and training programme from the Garfield Weston Foundation and Art Fund will help regional and smaller local authority museums to exhibit works from the UK’s national museums and galleries.
Hen Norton explores the use of fundraising platforms online and offers her top ten tips to help you build a sustainable creative business or project, and reach a wider and more engaged network of supporters through crowdfunding.
Do you think art galleries who receive funding form ACE should support everyone? When galleries talk about DIVERSITY and ticking that box when supporting artists what do they actually mean? Do they really support British Indian Artists, living and working in the UK ? […]
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 […]
Following the success of a campaign against cuts to the city’s arts budget, the biennial Cardiff festival returns with a 31-day programme of exhibitions and events.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
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 […]
<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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Recently I went to a Dodge the Shredder workshop run by Emilia Telese for a-n.co.uk. I can say without a shadow of a doubt this is the best and most effective professional development training I have ever received. At the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Consultancy research based on a sector survey with questions covering fundraising, partnership development and earned income.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]