New Art West Midlands opens February 2018, celebrating and showcasing extraordinary works from some of the West Midlands' most exciting emerging artists. 28 artists, all of whom have graduated in the past three years, have been selected to have their work on display at prestigious local venues as part of New Art West Midlands 2018.
Hosted by originalprojects; on behalf of East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (ECVAN), the summit will explore the role of creatives (individuals and organisations) in creating great places and how creative workspaces can make the most of a town's potential.
Being an artist can take you to places you never thought were possible, but the paths are unclear and the maps complicated. Come on a trip that treads the routes that artists take, goes back to places we have all been before, and shares the picnics along the way to help us plan the next excursions.
This conference forms part of Making Ways, delivered through a partnership with Sheffield Hallam University and Yorkshire and Humber Visual Arts Network (YVAN) with additional support from Bloc Projects and Yorkshire Artspace.
Document is a project by CVAN East Midlands that seeks to tell the story of the artist, at this time, in the region, in their voice. Filmmaker Bill Newsinger has been working with six selected artists to gather footage of them making, talking about their work and their experiences. The Life and Times of a Visual Artist will launch the films to an audience at New Art Exchange in Nottingham.
A special artists’ talk and guided tour of two exhibitions by artists Holly Rowan Hesson and Ellen Sampson in association with CVAN North West and Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival.
Organised by The International 3 on behalf of Contemporary Visual Art Network North West (CVAN NW), a presentation from Paul Hobson, Director of Modern Art Oxford and a Q&A chaired by Paulette Terry Brien, Co-Director of The Interational 3, Salford, that will explore and examine the motivations for and impact of public, private and corporate collecting.
Platform is an annual award (devised in 2012 in a collaboration with the Contemporary Visual Arts Network South East) designed to nurture new artistic talent by selecting and exhibiting work from art school graduates from the South East of England, providing support through the critical period between graduation and life as a professional artist.
At this free event, attendees will be able to hear from groups whose conversations have received support from CVAN East Midlands’ (CVAN EM) collaborative conversation project, The Start of Something, as they reflect on their progress so far and their future plans.
CVAN East Midland's 2017 Annual Event will consider how we make art and maintain an art practice, where we turn for help in the process and practice of making art, if we are looking in the right places and whether we need look at all.
31 artists have been selected to take part in the four New Art West Midlands 2017 exhibitions, which take place at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, mac birmingham, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and Wolverhampton Art Gallery from February to May 2017.
Visual Arts South West's annual event will take place at City Art Gallery, Southampton this year.
New Art West Midlands: An opportunity to get together to see Peter Kennard’s exhibition Off Message at mac birmingham in the company of the artist and curators Craig Ashley and Jessica Litherland. After, a chance to get together over light refreshments to look at the role and development of the Curators’ Network.
CVAN EM, the contemporary visual arts network for the East Midlands, hosts a discussion and networking event as part of its project The Start of Something, which seeks to spark new relationships, collaborations and networks, to make things happen.
Join New Art West Midlands at Eaton House to celebrate their re-launch. An opportunity to find out more about the new team, the programme and upcoming plans, and to find out more about the 2017 New Art West Midlands graduate exhibitions.
As part of their new season of Artist and Curator Development activity, New Art West Midlands are programming a series of Away Days for those within the West Midlands to visit galleries, studios and other visual arts venues both in the region and beyond. The first of their visits is to The New Art Gallery Walsall.
An afternoon of discussion that seeks to unravel how and why certain cities have become recognised as centres for the Art Market as well as exploring what kind of Art Market centre Manchester, and the North West, currently is / can become.
This one day symposium is hosted by De Montfort University Fine Art Department and Leicester Print Workshop with support from DMU Local and the Fine Art Practices Research Group. Through interviews and panel discussions this symposium explores different approaches to making and creating new art work.
Uncertain States bring together artists, collectors, curators and archivists in a day of discussion around the role and artistic importance of the collector and collections within the context of fine art photography.
Social Making: Socially Engaged Practice Now and Next is a symposium which will bring
examples of international socially‐engaged practices to the South West of the UK, giving the region exposure to a wider network of projects and organisations, and an opportunity to consider a range of methods and their impact.
Sluice__ tours the finalists of the inaugural Sluice_screens ɔc 2015 Prize to Islington Mill in partnership with Caustic Coastal. The evening screening will also mark the launch of the Spring 2016 edition of the biannual Sluice_magazine.
SPUR is hosting a Show + Tell alongside the Martin Parr The Rhubarb Triangle & Other Stories exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield, local students and emerging artists are invited to take part.
Art Is… a day devoted to dialogue, discussions and ideas. This event is focused on thinking about the relationship between art and education and the social function of art.