Rosemary Cronin: Postgraduate experiences

The LIFE BOAT residency is funded by Arts Temps and the Postgraduate Community at UAL and supported by ACAVA Q: Can you talk to us a little bit about your practice and the ideas and themes that motiva… Continue Reading Rosemary Cronin: Postgraduate experiences

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Studios: a luxury or a necessity?

When is a studio a necessity for an artist and when it is luxury? Studios may be important to artists for a range of reasons. As well as the obvious role of providing a space to work and think, they c… Continue Reading Studios: a luxury or a necessity?

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How galleries work: public galleries and studios – Gasworks

Many public-funded exhibition spaces run different strands of activities to sustain themselves.   Gasworks is an exhibition space with attached artists’ studios. It is also the hub of an international… Continue Reading How galleries work: public galleries and studios – Gasworks

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Ben Eastop and Mark Nader: setting up artist studios

Is it important to have a studio after graduating and how can you go about getting one? What might you need from a studio and how can you ensure you get this? We looked at the options from large studi… Continue Reading Ben Eastop and Mark Nader: setting up artist studios

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Business expenses and working from home

In general, nearly all the expenses incurred wholly for business purposes will be allowable for tax purposes, with the exception of entertaining expenses, fines and penalties. One of the most common t… Continue Reading Business expenses and working from home

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Affordable housing

Housing and accommodation costs – especially in London – can prove a significant drain on an artist’s resources, but a number of housing options exist that are more affordable than renting from privat… Continue Reading Affordable housing

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An introduction to running artist-led spaces

Running your own Artist-led space could be useful in Raising your profile in the art world Building your networks Developing useful skills Providing a space to show for you and your friends Listen to… Continue Reading An introduction to running artist-led spaces

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Insurance

Having adequate insurance means that your work, studio, equipment or materials can be replaced if they are stolen or damaged, and that you are protected if an accident occurs while you are working wit… Continue Reading Insurance

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Accessing empty spaces

There is a well-established history of artists taking over empty shops and other spaces for temporary exhibitions or community projects, and in the current economic downturn such activity is being act… Continue Reading Accessing empty spaces

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