Artist Kelly Atkins, of carpet recycling company Carpet Burns, has been awarded the Sherrards Excellence in Arts Award. Sponsored by Barclays Bank, these £250 cash awards now in their third year are aimed at small businesses. Currently artist-in-residence at University […]
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Falmouth-based ceramic artist Jessie Higginson has won a £9,000 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship to enable her to study on the two year Royal College of Art Ceramics and Glass Masters course. A graduate from Brighton University’s course in wood, metal, plastics […]
A new scheme, with awards of up to £50,000 to fund innovative research, was launched by the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB) in June. The Innovation Awards Scheme will support research on developing significant breakthroughs in knowledge and understanding, […]
In June, Black, Asian and Chinese arts were given a significant boost from lottery funds as the Arts Council of England (ACE) announced that £29 million of the £90 million allocated to the Arts Capital Programme will go to Black, […]
The Ovation 2002 Awards for Yorkshire and Humberside were launched in May. Developed by the Creative Industries Development Agency (CIDA) they celebrate the outstanding creative achievements of individuals or creative businesses working with CIDA, each of whom has achieved significant […]
At the end of 99 I was awarded the Friends of the Royal Scottish Academy Artist’s Bursary that enabled me to undertake a month-long research visit to Japan. Japanese art has always fascinated me, and it has influenced my painting […]
David Jeffreys looks at the issue of arts funding and considers whether there’s a catch to the expansion of public spending.
The £15,000 first prize in the Singer and Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour competition has gone to Paul Emsley for his painting Rhinoceros. The Young Artist Award, worth £5,000 to the most impressive watercolour by an artist under twenty-five, went to Nicholas […]
The master of Hollywood remakes and literary allusion, Douglas Gordon, talks through his career development with Morgan Falconer.
Simon Keenleyside is the winner of this year’s BOC Emerging Artist Award. The panel of judges including Peter Blake and Matthew Collings, selected a short list of six from over 200 applications. The £20,000 award offers support for twelve months, […]
Richard Slee, acclaimed ceramicist and winner of last year’s Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, talks to Emma Maiden about his career development.
Dream Time, a new award that offers high achievers in arts, science and technology the chance to take time out to explore new creative areas and refresh their thinking, was launched in May by NESTA (the National Endowment for Science, […]