Advice, information and opportunities for visual artists

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National Disability Arts Collection and Archive Grants

Applications are now open for the National Disability Arts Collection and Archive (NDACA)’s new Research and Development mentoring grants for emerging disabled artists. NDACA, the Disability Arts Move …

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The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum tells the story of the Foundling Hospital, London’s first home for abandoned children, and of three major figures in British history: its campaigning founder the philanthropist Th …

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  • Art Licks artist-led, press

    Art Licks launched in 2010 and has since grown to provide an essential platform and voice for the lesser-known and under-represented activities that f …

  • Art Monthly press

    Since 1976, Art Monthly has been a leading magazine for contemporary visual art. Published ten times a year, it provides in-depth features, interviews …

  • Visual Artists Ireland earn, legal advice, network, short course, visual arts

    Visual Artists Ireland is the representative body for visual artists in Ireland – both the Republic and in Northern Ireland. VAI provides practical su …

  • Tom’s Etching Studio discount, printmaking, workshop

    Tom’s Etching Studio is an open-access intaglio printmaking facility. The studio includes a handmade 1x2m press and various printmaking equipment.

  • London Sculpture Workshop discount, sculpture, tools and equipment, workshop

    The first London based not-for-profit facility for artists and those interested in making work in 3D. LSW offers metal and wood workshops with additio …

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Featured How to Articles

What is an internship?

Until the 1970s the term ‘internship’ was used rarely outside of the field of medicine and, even in this context, rarely outside of the US. Today, the scale of internships in the UK has been called en …

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  • Pensions for self-employed people employment, pension, self employment

    Kay Linnell and Nick Wilson of Accounts Action Ltd shed some light on the different pension options …

  • Approaching gallery curators curator, getting an exhibition, network

    How do curators operate within and outside of the gallery? Here we cover some points for artists to …

  • Own Art: How and why do collectors collect? collector

    This series of films, commissioned by Own Art as a way to introduce their programme, also gives an i …

  • Rhian Solomon: on residencies interview, residency

    Artist Rhian Solomon talks about some of her residency experiences, looking at ways to find and fund …

  • Affordable housing London, housing

    Housing and accommodation costs – especially in London – can prove a significant drain on an artist’ …

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Getting an Exhibition

Featured Projects

AWP Internships is an annual internship scheme that places recent graduates from University of the Arts London in high-quality internships at some of London’s most respected small scale arts organisat …

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Peer Mentoring session

Artquest will fund a peer mentoring group at four organisations over a 6 month period. Artquest and its partners are seeking applications from individual artists to take the lead in coordinating these …

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Speak Robert window vinyl (detail) Image courtesy the artist

The Artists’ Pavilion was a project by Artquest that provided an awarded artist with a platform to realise new work at the Venice Biennale 2017.   This slideshow requires JavaScript. Speak Robert …

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A discount scheme in support of artist-run workshops and the artists that use them. London Sculpture Workshop, Hackney Wick Kitmapper, across London and the country Thames Barrier Print Studio, Woolwi …

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Outpost mugs

Artquest staff work a day a month at artist studios to give advice, receive feedback and keep in touch with what artists need. Artquest’s programme managers and artists Nick Kaplony and Russell Martin …

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Primer on Kindle

Everything that new graduates need to know about being an artist. Primer is an ebook for new fine art graduates and emerging artists covering the things you need to consider in your first couple of ye …

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