Projects in 2016: overview

Past Project 2016




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