Don't Give Up the Day Job

Don't Give Up the Day Job

Have you got a job or paid employment that supports your creative practice? Does it get in the way of you making work? Could it nourish it instead? In partnership with Castlefield Gallery and Manchester Craft & Design Centre, Redeye present a day of talks, discussions and workshops encouraging photographers, artists and makers to draw inspiration for their personal practice from other paid and commercial work.

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Crafts Council Career Start Up: How do I start and structure my creative business?

Crafts Council Career Start Up: How do I start and structure my creative business?

On 17 January 2018 Crafts Council are holding a career start up event at Grizedale Forest, which aims to provide information and skills development for amateurs and early career professionals looking to set up and structure a creative business from their artworks and designs.

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FAIR CITIES : Collectors, Collections and Collecting

FAIR CITIES : Collectors, Collections and Collecting

Organised by The International 3 on behalf of Contemporary Visual Art Network North West (CVAN NW), Fair Cities takes place once again at The Manchester Contemporary. Join them for 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.

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On Being Curious: New Critical Writing on Contemporary Art From the North-West of England Edited by Laura Robertson

On Being Curious:  New Critical Writing on Contemporary Art From the North-West of England Edited by Laura Robertson

10 new articles on contemporary art from 10 emerging writers: On Being Curious is a book telling the story of the North-West’s contemporary visual art scene, yet contributes to national and international debates around what it means to make powerful, arresting and effective arts practice.

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Greater Manchester Contemporary Emerging Artist Prize 2016

Greater Manchester Contemporary Emerging Artist Prize 2016

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is launching a new annual arts prize thanks to a public grant from the Arts Council England and sponsorship from the business community. The prize is open to practising semi-professional and professional artists working or living in one of the 10 local authorities across Greater Manchester.

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Launch Pad opportunity for new and current CG Associates

Launch Pad opportunity for new and current CG Associates

Launch Pads are short exhibitions/performances/events that punctuate Castlefield Gallery’s main exhibition programme providing artists and curators with the opportunity to use the gallery as a test bed for the production, display and consumption of contemporary art. Launch Pads will feature emerging talent selected from CG Associate members’ submissions (two or three times a year) and the BA and MA contemporary art courses (Interactive Arts and Fine Art) at Manchester School of Art (once a year).
 

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NETWORK SPOTLIGHT: CVAN NW | Modern History Vols. II & III

NETWORK SPOTLIGHT: CVAN NW | Modern History Vols. II & III

Modern History Vols. II and III are distinct group exhibitions, guest curated by internationally respected curator Lynda Morris, who has selected new commissions and existing works by national and international contemporary artists based in the North West. nitiated by Contemporary Visual Arts Network North West (CVAN NW), the Modern History exhibition series promotes the talent of contemporary artists living and working in the North West.
 

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