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15,500 signatories of petitions against closure of Falmouth University...

05/23/2017Jack Hutchinson
Two petitions challenging the closure of two of Falmouth University's long-standing arts courses have been handed in at the university's Penryn Campus.
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Models for mother artists: how to maintain your practice as a...

05/23/2017Frances Bossom
Being a mother of young children and continuing your art practice is incredibly difficult. Inspired by a recent symposium exploring the challenges of being a 'mother artist', Frances Bossom – who presents a 'Proposal for a Guide for Art Parents' at June's a-n Assembly event in Bristol – calls for an approach that values the complex reality of motherhood.
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NOW SHOWING #197: The week’s top exhibitions

05/23/2017Jack Hutchinson
A selection of recommended exhibitions for the week ahead, including drawing in London, painting and print in Glasgow, and video in Edinburgh.
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Degree shows 2017: announcing this year’s a-n Instagram takeovers

05/23/2017Stephen Palmer
Over the coming month, a team of a-n members will taking over a-n’s Instagram to post images and commentary from degree shows around the country. We meet the artists and find out which shows they will be posting from.
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Events: a weekender, an open, and a printfest by the sea

05/23/2017Pippa Koszerek
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section. This week we're in Dover, Exeter, London and Middlesbrough.
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15,500 signatories of petitions against closure of...

Two petitions which together have garnered over 15,500 signatures have been presented to Falmouth University by a delegation of students, alumni, staff, and members of the Liberal Democrats and Labour party. The petitions call on the university to reconsider its decision to close two of its long-...

Models for mother artists: how to maintain your pr...

The simple question of ‘How can I maintain my creative practice as a mother’ becomes deeply politically loaded the more you delve into art history and feminist practice. I was thinking about this following the recent one-day symposium, It Takes A Village - Models for Mother Artists, which explore...

#Thread and Word

[gallery ids="52491450,52479989"] #ThreadandWord An artist led walk by Elspeth Penfold FRIDAY 7 JULY 2017 2 - 4 PM Meet: Dundas St. Gallery, Edinburgh Finish: Inverleith House, Royal Botanical Gardens A collaboration with artists from the Threads exhibition and invited artists. ...

CAVA Diploma Students' Art & Design Exhibition

Eight Diploma students exhibit their final major project piece and work from a year studying art and design at City College, Plymouth. Work exhibited includes paintings, sculptures and small installations. The exhibition is free and open to the general public. It will  be located in the Royal ...

Head of Business Development

The Head of Business Development will lead on and develop a-n’s business development strategy and support the Executive Director in line with the company’s mission and business plan. a-n has an ambitious forward business plan, a growing membership and the success of influential and impactful camp...

Royal Institute of Oil Painters

Please see - http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/call-for-entries/open-exhibitions/royal-institute-oil-painters