One of the many valuable features of the 2018-9 Lifeboat residency – that’s as well as the beautiful studio, the supportive group of talented co-residents, the peer mentoring group and all the help fr… Continue Reading Sabrina Fuller: Mentor – a trusted teacher or adviser
It’s all about me, me, me, me. That’s out of the way, so I’ll turn to the plan to brick my keywords into a structurally sound biography that also mentions the rest of the world. My world used to be my… Continue Reading Mētra Saberova: Art and social activity: Where?
Whenever I feel like giving up, I take a look at a piece of photocopied paper, with a picture of a rhino on it and these words: ‘Go Thee rhino and make you’re dreams come true.’ I do not know which bo… Continue Reading Jojo Taylor: Go Thee Rhino and Make your Dreams Come True
More than halfway through the year of our Artquest-funded peer mentoring group it seems valuable to reflect on what is, up to this point, working well, and of any issues it is worth considering before… Continue Reading Sabrina Fuller: A future network: building a Peer Mentoring Group
Since moving to London, like many who come here to pursue their artistic ambitions, I have tried to balance my art practice and my professional working life. Looking back, I remember emailing tons of… Continue Reading Davide Meneghello: art professional or professional artist?
I try to make sure that I’m polite to the customer service workers at whatever shop I attend, as I am one of them. Five days a week I am there in my uniform and the rest of the time I continue my prac… Continue Reading Mētra Saberova: on being an artist and working in retail
The following recipe is designed for recent graduates or those seeking a new way of working. Give the strict routine of numerous deadlines the chop and toss more exploration, experimentation and play… Continue Reading Jojo Taylor: Avoiding Stuckness (with Emergency Chocolate)
Artists rent studios for different reasons: for the physical space to paint, sculpt or build an installation; for the mental and physical space to make work away from other commitments; maybe even to… Continue Reading Sabrina Fuller: a community of artists
The Artquest & Widening Participation (AWP) Internships programme was launched in 2012 as a pilot project to support recent graduates by providing them with paid experience with some of London’s m… Continue Reading Internships good practice case study: AWP Internships 2012