2017 Projects

Past Project, 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 from 2016-18 The Horniman Residency is part of an ongoing series of research residency partnerships with sma… Continue Reading The Horniman Residency

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. During COVID-19 / cor… 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

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Peer Forum is an annual programme to help artists establish their own peer mentoring groups. Groups are hosted by galleries in London. Peer Forum has been postponed during 2020 in light of social dist… Continue Reading Peer Forum

Speak Robert window vinyl (detail) Image courtesy the artist

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

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, 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

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Outpost is Artquest’s monthly studio visits programme. Artquest staff and freelance artist career specialists conduct monthly studio visits to answer questions and give feedback on your work. Get prac… Continue Reading Outpost

Primer on Kindle
Current project, 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