Artist Rachel Dobbs’ recently published ‘cheatsheet’ for Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts application has been widely applauded and shared by artists and arts organisers. Pippa Koszerek reports on the social media conversation.
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As many of the city’s artists bemoan their exclusion from next year’s UK City of Culture celebrations, Hull-based painter Paul Collinson looks beyond the 2017 spectacle and asks what the legacy will be for those living and working there.
The Salford-based artist Maurice Carlin hopes to use his time as the first-ever Clore Visual Artist Fellow to, among other things, “change perceptions… of what it means to be an artist”. He shares his thoughts on the fellowship, its personal and wider significance, and why artists – and the artist-led sector in particular – need to recognise the importance of good leadership.
Group of artists based in east London launch campaign to stop demolition of studios at Vittoria Wharf site in Hackney Wick.
Kwong Lee, director of Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery, is to leave the role in November after nearly 11 years in charge.
‘Confined Spaces’ is a group exhibition in the cells of the Old Gaol and Police Station at Campbeltown on the west coast of Scotland. Chris Sharratt speaks to artist and curator Rhona Taylor about the challenges of turning the 19th century building into a temporary gallery space for work by 11 artists.
With a long and close relationship between the UK and Poland stretching back over generations, and an estimated 800,000 people born in Poland currently resident in the UK, what is the Polish view on Brexit and its implications for the visual arts? Emma Sumner talks to Polish artists, curators and visual arts professionals to find out.
Pippa Koszerek talks to artist Beth Collar about how a 2014 residency at Glasgow Women’s Library has influenced the sculptures that she is currently showing in the Tall Tales national touring exhibition.
The winner of the inaugural award named after the Acme Studios co-founder will receive a rent-free shared studio and bursary as well as mentoring and studio visits.