Projects in 2016: overview
Projects in 2016 carrying into 2017 were:
- The Artists’ Pavilion 2017: An artists commission at the 2017 Venice Biennale and accompanying talks programme devised by UAL students
- The Horniman Residency: A research residency at the Horniman Museum and Gardens
- AWP Internships: Our annual internship scheme providing funded internships at small scale arts organisations
- Outpost: Monthly studio visits with the Artquest team
- PEER FORUM: Funding for peer mentoring groups at organisations around London
- BNC Mentors: Annual one to one mentoring for New contemporaries exhibitors and accompanying public workshops on peer mentoring
- Lifeboat: Studio residency award for UAL Postgraduates post university
- The Workweek Prize: Annual prize awarded during the Art Licks weekend for innovative grass roots projects
- Artquest Rates: Cut price access to facilities for artists at selected Artquest partner organisations
- The Artists Fund: New small scale grants scheme for artists
- PRIMER: Online publication to prepare students for working life as an artist after university
One off projects in 2016 were:
- Artquest website redesign: In 2016 we undertook a ground-up redesign of the Artquest website with Post Creative.
- Artists’ Livelihoods: A major national study in partnership with a range of organisations to learn more about how artists earn money.
- How can you make money without selling out? : A talk as part of Creative Enterprise Week 2016 at University of the Arts London that looked at the similarities and differences in what motivate. artists and more conventional entrepreneurs.
- Resources for artists post University: A talk with Artquest Rates organisations for Graduate Futures Week at University of the Arts London that looked at the support available for artists after study.
- Making the most out internships: A talk and panel discussion for Graduate Futures Week at University of the Arts London that looked at how to make the most out of internships
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