In 2017, Wysing Arts Centre restructured its residency programme to be more responsive to artists’ situations and to support a more diverse pool of practices. Drawing on a conversation that took place between Wysing’s director Donna Lynas and resident artist Tessa Norton at the ‘Pivotal Moments’ conference, Lydia Ashman explores how and why the programme has changed.
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The Mothership is an independent residency programme run by artist Anna Best from a purpose built studio nestled in Dorset woodland. Lydia Ashman speaks to Best and former resident artist Dominque Golden about how the flexibility of The Mothership is particularly supportive of artists with families.
I’ve been following the fantastic residencies, workshops and programmes of Women’s Studio Workshop online for several years, and seem many artists I admire, including Emily Speed, undertake residencies with exciting results, so I really wanted to visit there while in […]
Cambridgeshire-based Gudrun Filipska uses Instagram in her own practice and as a tool to connect artists working in remote locations. Laura Davidson reports.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Portrait of Nigel Farage fails to attract a single bid at Royal Academy summer exhibition; British Council wins funding for youth-led heritage project; giant Sadiq Khan balloon to fly over London.
Four projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions and events in the Outer Hebrides, Bristol, Stoke-on-Trent and London.
London’s Griffin Gallery is to close after six years to make way for a new White City based interdisciplinary project space, Elephant West, which is due to open autumn 2018.
A year after it launched in the Devonshire Ward of the East Sussex town, the Devonshire Collective is hosting its second Digital Weekender as it continues to work with artists to develop and strengthen the local scene. Eastbourne-based artist Judith Alder reports.
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Hannah Pierce, who has held curatorial and programming roles with organisations including The National Trust and Jerwood Visual Arts, offers advice and explores the key issues to consider when applying for a residency with non-arts organisations.
The three-year fellowship programme will support emerging artists working with clay by offering three six-month part-time residencies at Camden Arts Centre, with the first fellowship going to London-based artist Jonathan Baldock.
Artists Jenny Brook and Kate Gilman Brundrett are using their new workspace in a former village school house in Cumbria as a space for exhibitions, residencies and community art activity. Pippa Koszerek reports.
Being a mother of young children and continuing your art practice is incredibly difficult. Inspired by a recent symposium exploring the challenges of being a ‘mother artist’, Frances Bossom – who presents a ‘Proposal for a Guide for Art Parents’ at June’s a-n Assembly event in Bristol – calls for an approach that values the complex reality of motherhood.
As part of the Artists at Risk network, the Cambridge-based organisation has launched a three-month residency for visual artists who are the target of politically motivated threats in their home country.
This week’s column – featuring exhibitions and projects posted by a-n members on our busy Events section – takes us to Lancaster, Plymouth, Powys, New Forest National Park and Swansea.
Nowadays there are more than twice as many female students than males on fine art courses, according to data obtained from the HE Statistics Agency. However, many contemporary galleries and exhibitions still need to realise the value of women’s art. […]
AUDIOBLOG – Please click here No one told me that being a freelance self-employed artist would be a profession akin to circus plate-spinner! I have previously spoken of that in-limbo feeling… this is a little like that, but active rather […]
Selected from a-n’s busy Events section: reflected neo-gothic architecture in Scunthorpe, paintings in London and Salford, digital residencies, and Hindu alpono works in Bolton.
As I took down my 2015 wall planner this morning, ready to replace it with the new one, I stopped for a minute to look at some of the highlights of last year …. April: Exhibition in Sweden followed by […]
MILK up to 1 month Fee – None Travel – None Accommodation – None Expectations- North East based artist. Make work in gallery space http://www.mmmilk.co.uk/about Resartist, Open Roads, 3 weeks Fee – None Travel – None Accommodation – $750 Expectations […]
Artist and poet Nancy Campbell explores the disappearing languages and environments of the Arctic in her latest limited edition work, which launches later this week at a book fair in London. Sarah Bodman tells the story behind Proviso.
For the past two weeks I have been letting myself indulge in online searching clicking on anything that relates to my interests in residencies, diversity, sharing, and research. I often have a sprawling approach to looking online although I am […]
Selected resources and blogs from the a-n website that collectively suggest good practices and provide practical insight to artists seeking to work through residencies, and organisers and hosts offering residencies.
engage is seeking proposals for its journal reflecting on the shifting nature of artists’ residencies and the challenges faced when artists and organisations work together.