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ING Discerning Eye 2020

The ING Discerning Eye is calling for entries for a brand-new edition in 2020. The show gives artists the opportunity to showcase their work in a unique virtual exhibition and win a range of prizes, i… Continue Reading ING Discerning Eye 2020

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SET

SET is a multifaceted arts and community initiative based in numerous centres across London. SET curates an eclectic and experimental arts programme alongside affordable artist workspace. SET projects… Continue Reading SET

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  • Shipment artist-led, installation, interdisciplinary

    Shipment is a moving, artist-led gallery that occupies a trail of liminal locations to present site-specific, creative projects. The gallery’s main go… Continue Reading Shipment

  • KitMapper digital, discount, moving image, photography

    For artists who own or want to rent audio visual kit, a digital SLR, a PA system, or maybe even a 16mm projector. List your kit on KitMapper and you g… Continue Reading KitMapper

  • 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… Continue Reading Art Licks

  • New Contemporaries graduate show, visual arts

    New Contemporaries is the leading UK organisation supporting emergent art practice from British art schools. Since 1949 New Contemporaries has consist… Continue Reading New Contemporaries

  • 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… Continue Reading Art Monthly

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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… Continue Reading What is an internship?

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Artquest activity during the covid-19 pandemic

Resources and artist-led projects responding to the coronavirus / Covid-19 pandemic This page is no longer being updated: for the latest links, advice and information, see our temporary new home page.… Continue Reading Artquest and covid-19 / coronavirus

Black Lives Matter

Resources, education, donations and links for Black Lives Matter and associated projects Artquest stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement (including Black Lives Matter UK) in calling… Continue Reading Black Lives Matter statement and resources

Peer Mentoring workshop at the ICA

Z-Crits is a new project that seeks to support artists during lock down by providing an online space for them to connect, share work and reflect on the challenges of working at the current time. The n… Continue Reading Z-Crits

The WFH Residency was a £1000 award to support artists during the covid-19 / coronavirus pandemic. The deadline for the final round of the residency closed at 10am on 1 July 2020. This slideshow requi… Continue Reading WFH Residency

Conway Hall Library fireplace, photo Andrew Shaylor

A new annual research residency from Artquest in partnership with Conway Hall Humanist Library and Archives. The artist selected for the 2019 Conway Hall Residency is Sophia Kosmaoglou This slideshow… Continue Reading Conway Hall Residency

Annual internship programme for recent graduates from University of the Arts London in high-quality internships at some of London’s most respected small scale arts organisations. AWP internships are a… Continue Reading AWP Internships

With live studio visits temporarily not possible, Artquest’s one to one advice programme Outpost is going online. Artquest staff and freelance artist career specialists conduct one to one advice sessi… Continue Reading Outpost Online