In response to falling levels of participation in craft-related subjects at GCSE and in higher education, the Crafts Council has launched Our Future is in the Making: An Education Manifesto for Craft and Making, as a means to safeguarding craft education in the UK.
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100 artists who were affected by the fire at Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building earlier this year have been awarded bursaries to enable them to continue their creative studies at art schools in the UK and beyond.
This year’s Platform Graduate Award, for recent art graduates in South East England, has been awarded to Sophie Dixon.
Features and resources that discuss the scope, value and role of the artist-led within cultural and arts development. Image from Impact of Networking publication included in this collection.
a-n’s Granted professional development programme of workshops and seminars for artists and visual arts freelancers launches a new strand this autumn, working in partnership with Medway Council’s Recreate project, and offering one-to-one advice for the first time.
Alongside the usual lively mix of keynote presentations, breakouts, study tours and knowledge exchanges, this year’s AD:UK Conference will include a new open forum strand – plus a-n will be providing crowd funding expertise through its Granted professional development programme.
What are artists’ associate programmes and what do they offer within the broad landscape of artists’ professional development? What should artists consider before applying? Based on extensive research into sixty arts organisations across England, Scotland and Wales, this guide by Dany Louise offers artists help in thinking through the various options available to them.
This week I enrolled on the MA Curating course at Sunderland University. I thought it time to get something academic and art related. I struggled with the decision – do I go for an MFA, practice based – but then […]
MODEL is a new artist-run gallery in Liverpool that aims to provide a flexible and experimental platform for artist-led activity in the city. Laura Robertson pays a visit and speaks to its three founders.
My residency at The Tetley, Leeds, is over. The work is made and currently displayed. Some of the work will remain in situ as permanent pieces whilst others will return to my studio until they can be given another breath […]
The Platform Award is an annual initiative involving five galleries that provides professional exhibiting opportunities for graduates in the South East of England. As the first of three shows at Modern Art Oxford opens, Richard Taylor finds out more.
A challenging first mentoring session with Dave Beech. I was able to ask for clarification on some of the concepts we encountered in the Art & Politics reading group around the notions of counter-hegemony and the Philistine. The philistine is […]
My first mentoring session with Emma Cocker has been really productive. We had some important conversations and in the coming months I’m going to be reassessing my practice. One of things that came to the fore was that I use […]
Very pleased to be the recipient of a Re:view Bursary from a-n. I’m at a crossroads in my practice and hope that a series of dialogues will challenge my thinking and provide direction. I will have mentoring from the artist, […]
Report on coaching and mentoring in the cultural sector.
Overview of engage’s “en-quire” programme, still in process at the time of publication.
Interesting and informative discussion of the Teacher Artist Partnership in the context of Continuing Professional Development and pedagogy.