Project archive – 2015 and older

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

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

Past Project, 2014

Programmes ending or continuing through 2014 included: AWP Internships (2012-current): Paid high-quality internships at small London arts organisations Artquest Rates (2014-current): a discount scheme… Continue Reading Projects in 2014

Past Project, 2011

Image courtesy: Paul Greenleaf Programmes ending or continuing through 2011 included: Channel Q (2010-2014): a series of practical talks about diverse artists careers The Real World (2009-2014): philo… Continue Reading Projects in 2011

Past Project, 2012

British Library Sarah Warsop: neckpiece Ongoing projects starting and/or running through 2012 included AWP Internships (2012-current): Paid high-quality internships at small London arts organisations… Continue Reading Projects in 2012

Craft Rally
Past Project, 2010

Ongoing projects in 2010 were: <<3 Months in Berlin>> (2007-11, 2014): three month accommodation and studio residency with stipend, travel and materials budget Going Dutch (2010-2014): a t… Continue Reading Projects in 2010

Ex Machina Tour of Met Works
Past Project, 2009

<<3 Months in Berlin>> (2007-11, 2014): three month accommodation and studio residency with stipend, travel and materials budget Annual Artquest Jumble Sale (2004-2005 and 2008-2010): annu… Continue Reading Projects in 2009

Parramatta Artists Studios
Past Project, 2008

Anna Harding introduces the Value Added conference Jaye Ho, Chullora C-type print The Artquest Jumble Sale <<3 Months in Berlin>> (2007-11, 2014): three month accommodation and studio resi… Continue Reading Projects in 2008

3 Months in Berlin
Past Project, 2007

<<3 Months in Berlin>> (2007-11, 2014): three month accommodation and studio residency with stipend, travel and materials budget Forum (2006-2008): peer mentoring group funding for artists… Continue Reading Projects in 2007

Intersection conference
Past Project, 2006

Forum (2006-2008): peer mentoring group funding for artists Future Forecast Future Forecast created a think-tank around new evidence, ideas and issues. It follows successful events in 2003 and 2004 an… Continue Reading Projects in 2006

Jumble Sale
Past Project, 2005

Ongoing projects in 2005 were: Annual Artquest Jumble Sale (2004-2005 and 2008-2010): annual networking event that turns unwanted studio junk into cash Electric Greenhouse (2005-2006): a new media res… Continue Reading Projects in 2005

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

Artists' Forum
Past Project, 2004

Ongoing projects in 2004 were: Annual Artquest Jumble Sale (2004-2005 and 2008-2010): annual networking event that turns unwanted studio junk into cash Digital Shift (2004-2005): new media workshops t… Continue Reading Projects in 2004

Art Fair
Past Project, 2003

Sale of Artists Skills and Services Artquest was commissioned by Arts Council England in 2003 to manage the organisation and delivery of events designed to solicit intelligence on artists’ (and agenci… Continue Reading Projects in 2003

Artquest advises
Past Project, 2002

art>>Artists This Artquest / engage joint seminar event was primarily for artists, gallery educators, teachers and training providers. It focussed on artists’ work with audiences, and explored a… Continue Reading Projects in 2002

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

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
Current project, 2015

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

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

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

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