In the second of two short provocations inspired by his time as the 2016-17 Clore Visual Artist Fellow, Maurice Carlin reflects on his uneasy relationship with the art world and proposes artists think beyond the opaque and insular system of endorsement and patronage that defines it.
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Nicola Naismith is the recipient of the Clore Visual Artist Fellowship, which for the second year is supported by a-n. She explains how she feels about being the 2017-18 fellow, its relevance to her art practice, and what she hopes to get out of the year.
The second recipient of the annual Clore Visual Artist Fellowship is Norwich-based artist Nicola Naismith.
For the second year running, a-n is supporting the unique Clore Visual Artist Fellowship as part of the Clore Leadership programme. UK-based artists can apply now.
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.
Salford-based artist Maurice Carlin announced Clore Visual Artist Fellow supported by a-n, as the prestigious leadership development programme reveals its fellows for 2016/17.
As applications for this year’s Clore leadership programme open, a-n announces the first ever dedicated Visual Artist Fellowship.