Current projects

Current project, Featured, 2019

Up to £3,700 to help artists from under-represented backgrounds find work assisting more established artists. Assist is a pilot project to connect artist-assistants from backgrounds under-represented… Continue Reading Assist

Conway Hall Library fireplace, photo Andrew Shaylor
Current project, Featured, 2019

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

Sink in an art studio
Current project, 2019

A partnership to build insight about artists careers and working conditions In 2017 Artquest initiated Applied, a mechanism for selected organisations to gather co-ordinated information from artists t… Continue Reading Applied

Past Project, 2019

A panel discussion, hosted by new nomadic artist-led space Shipment on sustainable business models for artist-led spaces Shipment Date: Thursday 11th April at Shipment Artist-led spaces provide vital… Continue Reading Adaptation strategies of artist-led spaces

The Foundling Museum - photo courtesy and copyright GG Archard
Past Project, 2019

A one-day series of panel discussions that looked at building and managing relationships between contemporary visual artists and museums in the UK. Aimed particularly at smaller museums looking to bro… Continue Reading The Artist Researcher: artists and museums working together

Anu Suhonen, Process Accelerator 2.0 (detail), 2019, part of ART/WORK residency at Block 336 with Finnish Institute in London
Past Project, 2019

A conversation about capital, labour, the working practices of artists, and the future of work https://soundcloud.com/artquest/artwork-a-conversation/ The ART/WORK residency at Block 336, supported by… Continue Reading ART/WORK: a conversation

Interior of The Silver Building, Silvertown, development by Nick Hartwright / Soda Studio 2018
Current project, Featured, 2019

An annual online journal drawing together the art world with wider social, economic and cultural issues. Interior of The Silver Building, Silvertown, development by Nick Hartwright / Soda Studio 2018… Continue Reading Almanack

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

The seventh annual Workweek Prize awarded £1,000 to a critical, risk-taking project taking part in Art Licks Weekend (17–20 October 2019), open to independent artist-led spaces and independent curator… Continue Reading Workweek Prize

Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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. Applications for 2019… Continue Reading AWP Internships

Current project, Featured, Past Project, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Peer Forum is an annual seed-funding programme to help artists establish their own peer mentoring groups. Groups are hosted by galleries in London.   This slideshow requires JavaScript. Peer grou… Continue Reading Peer Forum

Peer Mentoring (Nottingham Session) at BackLit
Current project, 2016, 2017, 2018

Artquest works with New Contemporaries to run a public programme of events to support artists in establishing their own peer mentoring groups, with an accompanying programme providing one to one advic… Continue Reading BNC Mentors

Current project, Featured, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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 staff and artists spend one day a month working in s… Continue Reading Outpost

Primer on Kindle
Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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… Continue Reading Primer

2018 Projects

Spaced Out conference logo
2018

A one-day conference looking at the ways artists can, and do, use space in a wider urban and economic context Spaced Out (Tuesday 24 April 2018, CSM) explored the varieties and uses of space as used a… Continue Reading Spaced Out

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

The seventh annual Workweek Prize awarded £1,000 to a critical, risk-taking project taking part in Art Licks Weekend (17–20 October 2019), open to independent artist-led spaces and independent curator… Continue Reading Workweek Prize

Helena Hunter - Cabinets of Consequence, UCL Octagon Gallery, 2017, Installation Detail. Photo: Matt Clayton
Past Project, 2016, 2017, 2018

Annual research residency from Artquest in partnership with the Horniman Museum and Gardens. The artist selected for the 2018 Horniman Residency is Helena Hunter who will be working with the Natural H… Continue Reading The Horniman Residency

Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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. Applications for 2019… Continue Reading AWP Internships

Current project, Featured, Past Project, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Peer Forum is an annual seed-funding programme to help artists establish their own peer mentoring groups. Groups are hosted by galleries in London.   This slideshow requires JavaScript. Peer grou… Continue Reading Peer Forum

Peer Mentoring (Nottingham Session) at BackLit
Current project, 2016, 2017, 2018

Artquest works with New Contemporaries to run a public programme of events to support artists in establishing their own peer mentoring groups, with an accompanying programme providing one to one advic… Continue Reading BNC Mentors

2016, 2017, 2018

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… Continue Reading Artquest Rates

Limehouse studios
Past Project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Lifeboat is a year-long studio residency and peer mentoring and career development award for MA postgraduates from University of the Arts London.  The artists selected for the 2018 award are Sabrina F… Continue Reading Lifeboat

Primer on Kindle
Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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… Continue Reading Primer

2017 Projects

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

The seventh annual Workweek Prize awarded £1,000 to a critical, risk-taking project taking part in Art Licks Weekend (17–20 October 2019), open to independent artist-led spaces and independent curator… Continue Reading Workweek Prize

Helena Hunter - Cabinets of Consequence, UCL Octagon Gallery, 2017, Installation Detail. Photo: Matt Clayton
Past Project, 2016, 2017, 2018

Annual research residency from Artquest in partnership with the Horniman Museum and Gardens. The artist selected for the 2018 Horniman Residency is Helena Hunter who will be working with the Natural H… Continue Reading The Horniman Residency

Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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. Applications for 2019… Continue Reading AWP Internships

Apiary Studios
Past Project, 2017

On Thursday 16 March 2017 Artquest held a joint anniversary party with KitMapper: for our fifteenth and their first year. This slideshow requires JavaScript. To celebrate our history and talk about ou… Continue Reading Artquest 15th Anniversary Party

Current project, Featured, Past Project, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Peer Forum is an annual seed-funding programme to help artists establish their own peer mentoring groups. Groups are hosted by galleries in London.   This slideshow requires JavaScript. Peer grou… Continue Reading Peer Forum

Speak Robert window vinyl (detail) Image courtesy the artist
2017

Commission by a mid-career artist for new work at the 2017 Venice Biennale   This slideshow requires JavaScript. The Artists Pavilion (10-13 May 2017) showed the newly commissioned work, Speak Ro… Continue Reading The Artists Pavilion: 2017

Peer Mentoring (Nottingham Session) at BackLit
Current project, 2016, 2017, 2018

Artquest works with New Contemporaries to run a public programme of events to support artists in establishing their own peer mentoring groups, with an accompanying programme providing one to one advic… Continue Reading BNC Mentors

Image: Eric Allix Rogers, artist studio, East Garfield Park, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons license
Past Project, 2015, 2017

These pages bring together a collection of open source resources for art school tutors to teach professional development to undergraduate students. Resources here have been made and tested by artist-t… Continue Reading The Source

2016, 2017, 2018

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… Continue Reading Artquest Rates

Limehouse studios
Past Project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Lifeboat is a year-long studio residency and peer mentoring and career development award for MA postgraduates from University of the Arts London.  The artists selected for the 2018 award are Sabrina F… Continue Reading Lifeboat

Current project, Featured, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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 staff and artists spend one day a month working in s… Continue Reading Outpost

Primer on Kindle
Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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… Continue Reading Primer

2016 Projects

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

The seventh annual Workweek Prize awarded £1,000 to a critical, risk-taking project taking part in Art Licks Weekend (17–20 October 2019), open to independent artist-led spaces and independent curator… Continue Reading Workweek Prize

Helena Hunter - Cabinets of Consequence, UCL Octagon Gallery, 2017, Installation Detail. Photo: Matt Clayton
Past Project, 2016, 2017, 2018

Annual research residency from Artquest in partnership with the Horniman Museum and Gardens. The artist selected for the 2018 Horniman Residency is Helena Hunter who will be working with the Natural H… Continue Reading The Horniman Residency

Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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. Applications for 2019… Continue Reading AWP Internships

Current project, Featured, Past Project, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Peer Forum is an annual seed-funding programme to help artists establish their own peer mentoring groups. Groups are hosted by galleries in London.   This slideshow requires JavaScript. Peer grou… Continue Reading Peer Forum

Past Project, 2016

      The Horniman Residency The Workweek Prize PEER FORUM Peer Mentoring workshop at the ICA Funded internships at some of London’s most respected small arts organisations An ima… Continue Reading Projects in 2016: overview

Past Project, 2016

One-to-one conversations with artists in their studios, talking about the economic and professional reality of their day-to-day lives. There are many myths about the realities of the working life of a… Continue Reading The Work of Art

Past Project, 2016

How do artists earn money, how much do they earn, and what do they do to earn it? What are the motivations and inspiration behind being an artist? a-n, Arts Council England, Artquest and our partners… Continue Reading Artists’ Livelihoods

2016

Paint pots in artist Anthony Frost’s studio. Photo © Brian Benson, 2016. Image courtesy DACS. The Artists Fund was a community interest company led by Artquest, DACS and a-n the Artists Information Co… Continue Reading The Artists Fund

Peer Mentoring (Nottingham Session) at BackLit
Current project, 2016, 2017, 2018

Artquest works with New Contemporaries to run a public programme of events to support artists in establishing their own peer mentoring groups, with an accompanying programme providing one to one advic… Continue Reading BNC Mentors

2016, 2017, 2018

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… Continue Reading Artquest Rates

Limehouse studios
Past Project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Lifeboat is a year-long studio residency and peer mentoring and career development award for MA postgraduates from University of the Arts London.  The artists selected for the 2018 award are Sabrina F… Continue Reading Lifeboat

Current project, Featured, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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 staff and artists spend one day a month working in s… Continue Reading Outpost

Primer on Kindle
Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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… Continue Reading Primer

2015 Projects

Foundling Museum closing event
Past Project, 2015

Artists Union England The New Economy of Art debates The Foundling Residency Projects ending in 2015 were: The Foundling Residency: Research residency award for artist to engage with the work and coll… Continue Reading Projects in 2015: overview

Past Project, 2015

Six conversations about the art world’s responsibilities and relationships between artists, galleries, funders, regeneration, education, and families. http://soundcloud.com/artquest/sets/system-failur… Continue Reading System Failure

Image: Eric Allix Rogers, artist studio, East Garfield Park, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons license
Past Project, 2015, 2017

These pages bring together a collection of open source resources for art school tutors to teach professional development to undergraduate students. Resources here have been made and tested by artist-t… Continue Reading The Source

AUE hustings
Past Project, 2015

In the run-up to the 2015 general election, Artists’ Union England organised a hustings event with representatives of the major UK parties to discuss their plans for artists and the arts. Artquest wer… Continue Reading Artists’ Union England Hustings

Practice 360 session with FLAG
Past Project, 2015

A collaborative talks programme run in partnership with Camden Arts Centre, Practice 360 encouraged artists to consider the borders around what defines contemporary artistic practice. How do work, fam… Continue Reading Practice 360

The Courtroom ceiling at the Foundling Museum
Past Project, 2015

The Foundling Residency was an annual research residency which ran from 2013-2015, in partnership with the Foundling Museum The Foundling Residency Image courtesy Pavilion The Foundling Residency Resp… Continue Reading The Foundling Residency

2014 Projects

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

The seventh annual Workweek Prize awarded £1,000 to a critical, risk-taking project taking part in Art Licks Weekend (17–20 October 2019), open to independent artist-led spaces and independent curator… Continue Reading Workweek Prize

Past Project, 2014

Projects ending in 2014 were: The Real World: ongoing talks programme at Whitechapel Gallery focusing on issues relevant to how artists are working today. Channel Q: replacing our Self Assembly semina… Continue Reading Projects in 2014: overview

Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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. Applications for 2019… Continue Reading AWP Internships

Open School East
Past Project, 2014

A series of workshops and events to create a ‘reader’ for alternative MA / art school programmes run by artists Open School East Launch of OSE Reader at PEER A partnership with Open School East and AN… Continue Reading OSE Reader

Fruits of Labour
Past Project, 2014

Three month studio residency in Amsterdam for a visual artist, including a bursary and travel costs. Organised in partnership with M4Gastatelier, Going Dutch allowed a visual arts or crafts artist liv… Continue Reading Going Dutch

The New Economy of Art publication cover by Jeremy Deller
Past Project, 2014

A book on value, patronage and emerging business models in contemporary visual art, co-published by Artquest and DACS The New Economy of Art, edited by Gilane Tawadros of DACS and Russell Martin of Ar… Continue Reading The New Economy of Art: book and conversations

Limehouse studios
Past Project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Lifeboat is a year-long studio residency and peer mentoring and career development award for MA postgraduates from University of the Arts London.  The artists selected for the 2018 award are Sabrina F… Continue Reading Lifeboat

Current project, Featured, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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 staff and artists spend one day a month working in s… Continue Reading Outpost

Gallery Films
Past Project, 2014

Gallery Films is a series of interviews with five galleries from around England that give insight into the different ways in which exhibition spaces can operate. Gallery Films Galleries can play a key… Continue Reading Gallery Films

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Past Project, 2014

Initiating research on artists livelihoods and value systems around money. Professional visual artists operate in a complex and little-understood economic context, often considered similar to that of… Continue Reading The Value of Money

artslab
Past Project, 2014

Squaring the Circle, funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), aimed to address the cultural value and legacy of experimental and transitory arts practices. Focusing much of its prelimina… Continue Reading Squaring the Circle

Pamphlets
Past Project, 2014

A collection of essays in which artists express their views on the art world with complete freedom. In 2014, Artquest published Pamphlets, a collection of anonymous essays penned by artists, curators,… Continue Reading Pamphlets

Degree show
Past Project, 2014

Artquest coordinated the talks programme for Future Map in 2014: an annual exhibition of emerging talent from University of the Arts London. Artquest ran some talks and events programmes for Future Ma… Continue Reading Futuremap 14

Image of radio
Past Project, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

A series of interviews with, and talks by, artists around the breadth their diverse careers.                               Au… Continue Reading Channel Q

artists-practice-day
Past Project, 2014

A partnership with Camden Arts Centre on Artists Practice Day, a peer mentoring session inviting artists and arts professionals to discuss their practice with artists. Whenever artists needs help or a… Continue Reading Artists’ Practice Day

Real World Panel
Past Project, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

A series of talks held over four years that looked at the practical, political and philosophical considerations of an artists career, and how responsibilities and a career can be balanced Whitechapel… Continue Reading The Real World

Primer on Kindle
Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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… Continue Reading Primer

Project archive

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

The seventh annual Workweek Prize awarded £1,000 to a critical, risk-taking project taking part in Art Licks Weekend (17–20 October 2019), open to independent artist-led spaces and independent curator… Continue Reading Workweek Prize

Past Project, 2013

Funded internships at some of London’s most respected small arts organisations In 2013 we programmed a major conference and commissioned a new piece of work at the Venice Biennale as well as our… Continue Reading Projects in 2013: overview

Past Project, 2011

Artquest projects that took place in 2011 Image courtesy: Paul Greenleaf Multi-year projects Selling Out – ongoing project started May 2011 The Real World – ongoing project started May 2009 Self Assem… Continue Reading Projects in 2011: overview

Past Project, 2012

Artquest was busy as usual in 2012, with a raft of new projects, residencies, talks, event, films, interviews and resources to support artistic practice. British Library Sarah Warsop: neckpiece Ongoin… Continue Reading Projects in 2012: overview

Craft Rally
Past Project, 2010

Artquest projects undertaken in 2010. <<3 Months in Berlin>> Residency 2010 Going Dutch Residency 2010 Jumble Sale – 17 July 2010 Future Thinking – 5 July 2010 Futurising – 29 and 30 June… Continue Reading Projects in 2010: overview

Ex Machina Tour of Met Works
Past Project, 2009

Artquest projects in 2009 First Timer’s Club – 30 November – 14 December 2009 India Art Summit – 19-22 August 2009 4th Annual Artquest Jumble Sale – 19 July 2009 University of the Arts London Alumni W… Continue Reading Projects in 2009: overview

Parramatta Artists Studios
Past Project, 2008

Artquest projects which took place in 2008 Anna Harding introduces the Value Added conference Jaye Ho, Chullora C-type print The Artquest Jumble Sale 3rd Annual Artquest Jumble Sale – 28 June 2008 Tot… Continue Reading Projects in 2008: overview

3 Months in Berlin
Past Project, 2007

Artquest projects in 2007 Forum – October 2006-March 2007 Art Practice Dialogue – 7 December 2007 <<3 months in Berlin>> – September – December 2007 Further 3 – September – December 2007 G… Continue Reading Projects in 2007: overview

Intersection conference
Past Project, 2006

Projects run by Artquest in 2006 included Forum – October 2005-March 2006 Future Forecast 2006 – March 2006 Electric Greenhouse 2 – February-April 2006 Intersection – February 2006 5: Artquest / Ratio… Continue Reading Projects in 2006: overview

Jumble Sale
Past Project, 2005

Artquest projects in 2005 Further 2 – October-January 2005 Dispelling the Myth – September 2005 Arts Unwrapped – September 2005 Digital Shift 2 – July 2005 2nd Annual Artquest Jumble Sale – June 2005… Continue Reading Projects in 2005: overview

Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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. Applications for 2019… Continue Reading AWP Internships

Artists' Forum
Past Project, 2004

Projects that took place in 2004 included HELP!: Practical Basics for Recent Graduates Forum Flicker Photographic Professional Development 2: Developing Markets & Audiences for photography project… Continue Reading Projects in 2004: overview

Art Fair
Past Project, 2003

Artquest projects that took place in 2003 Sale of Artists Skills and Services 29-30 September 2003 Artquest was commissioned by Arts Council England in 2003 to manage the organisation and delivery of… Continue Reading Projects in 2003 : overview

Artquest advises
Past Project, 2002

Artquest projects in 2002 art>>Artists 28 June 2002 This Artquest / engage joint seminar event was primarily for artists, gallery educators, teachers and training providers. It focussed on artis… Continue Reading Projects in 2002 : overview

Past Project, 2011

Soundings – 1-3 June 2011 Venue: La Chiesa Anglicana di Venezia, Campo S. Vio, Venice, Italy Soundings was a three-day exhibition and series of events that took place during the opening week of the 20… Continue Reading Venice Agendas: Soundings

Past Project, 2010, 2011

Emerge seminars – October 2010-April 2011 A series of hands-on seminars and workshops to help artists sustain their practice. To accompany this season of events, five artists’ commissions took place i… Continue Reading Emerge

Limehouse studios
Past Project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Lifeboat is a year-long studio residency and peer mentoring and career development award for MA postgraduates from University of the Arts London.  The artists selected for the 2018 award are Sabrina F… Continue Reading Lifeboat

Image of radio
Past Project, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

A series of interviews with, and talks by, artists around the breadth their diverse careers.                               Au… Continue Reading Channel Q

Art Party Conference poster
Past Project, 2013

Debates and discussions between artists from across the country during The Art Party in Scarborough. Fringe: Art Party invited seven artists and makers from around the country to live together at the… Continue Reading Fringe: Art Party

Anthony Bennet interviewed for an Arts Foundation
Past Project, 2013

A series of interviews considering the impact of an art school education on careers in other sectors. Episode 1 – Anthony Bennett, Director of Development, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Episode 2 –… Continue Reading An Arts Foundation

For the love of it conference
Past Project, 2013

A one-day conference on 15 May 2013 that explored the assumptions, expectations and myths of working as an artist today. This conference untangled how issues such as education, money, collectivity, st… Continue Reading For the love of it

The Artists' Pavillion with commissioned work by Erica Donovan
Past Project, 2013

  The Artists’ Pavilion Erica Donovan and her work Erica Donovan’s work at the Artists’ Pavilion The Artists Pavilion was a place for visual artists to meet each other, plan the… Continue Reading The Artists Pavilion: 2013

Museum for Skills panel
Past Project, 2012

A one-day conference in May 2012 examining the role and value of skills in the crafts, and how we go about acquiring the skills we need. As humans we identify the need, invent and then develop the ski… Continue Reading Museum for Skills

Past Project, 2012

As part of the University of The Arts London Enterprise Week Artquest presented The Art of Selling with Rosalind Davis and All Cats Are Grey. Run by UAL’s Careers and Employability service, Enterprise… Continue Reading Enterprise Week

Make Art Pay
Past Project, 2012

Interviews with three makers about the funding and finance options open to them at different stages in their practice. Artist Katharine Morling, designer silversmith Shona Marsh and potter Billy Lloyd… Continue Reading Make Art Pay

Report image
Past Project, 2012

Intern Culture is our work around unpaid internships in the arts – a literature review launched in May 2012, and a debate in October 2012. Literature review In May 2012, Artquest published Intern Cult… Continue Reading Intern Culture

Mixing it up, Richard Layzell in conversation with Hunt & Darton
Past Project, 2012

Artquest and New Work Network (NWN) have partnered to develop a series of short films, documenting dialogues between artists / artist groups from different generations exploring how they have sustaine… Continue Reading Mixing It Up

IP for curators
Past Project, 2012

Artquest and Own-it talks about the key issues for artists, curators and exhibition organisers when coordinating a show, hosted by Chelsea College of Art and Design. Part 1: Organising an exhibition w… Continue Reading IP for Curators

Artist David Murphy interviewed for our Trade Secrets series
Past Project, 2012

Trade Secrets is a series of informal interviews with practitioners commissioned by Artquest to mark its 10th anniversary. Each episode sees an artist that Artquest has worked with or supported reflec… Continue Reading Trade Secrets

Own-it TV
Past Project, 2012

Own-it TV was a collaboration between Own-it, The Intellectual property advice service for the creative sector and Artquest. This series of craft focused films, explored many of the legal issues that… Continue Reading Own-it TV

New Economy of Art Debates
Past Project, 2011, 2012

A series of open discussions throughout 2011-12 focussing on economic developments and opportunities in the cultural sector. A series of open discussions throughout 2011-12 that focus on the economic… Continue Reading The New Economy of Art: debates

Real World Panel
Past Project, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

A series of talks held over four years that looked at the practical, political and philosophical considerations of an artists career, and how responsibilities and a career can be balanced Whitechapel… Continue Reading The Real World

Primer on Kindle
Current project, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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… Continue Reading Primer

Artist Lucienne Cole's closing presentation after her 3 Months in Berlin
Past Project, 2011

was an opportunity for a London-based visual arts or crafts practitioner at any stage of their career to live and make new work in one of Europe’s most dynamic and exciting cities, providing a free li… Continue Reading 3 Months in Berlin

Sources of income for artists development costs
Past Project, 2012

Artists are always thought to be ‘not in it for the money’, but we all have bills to pay, holidays to go on and sometimes children to raise. How do you balance work, life and practice without selling… Continue Reading Money Talks

Waltham Forest Town Hall
Past Project, 2011

In Autumn 2011 Artquest supported E17 Art Trail: Walthamstow’s artist-led art festival across Waltham Forest. Image via Flickr courtesy Everyman Films The Trail in 2011 had 258 events and venues – art… Continue Reading E17 Art Trail

R.275 MODERN HOUSE 10275.02.01
Past Project, 2011, 2012

A series of talks and a bursary to encourage the practical and critical skills you need to make money out of your practice About the programme Artists and makers in London are under increasing financi… Continue Reading Selling Out