Lyrics to The Beatles hits Strawberry Fields Forever, She Said She Said and In My Life, handwritten by John Lennon, have been donated to the British Library under the new Cultural Gifts Scheme, administered by Arts Council England. Continue reading
Last year saw Artlab contemporary print studios join the 20:20 project for the first time. 20:20 Print Exchange started in 2009 as a project between Hot Bed Press in Salford and Red Hot Press in Southampton. The format was so successful that it was decided to roll this out to more print workshops. In 2010 there were 120 artists from 10 print workshops involved, in 2011 there were 257 artists from 19 print studios and in 2012 there were 392 artists from 31 workshops producing 9,800 prints! Continue reading
The 2013 University of Chester Fine Art degree show will be at the Kingsway campus from the 20th June. Come and see the varied works of this years fine art graduates. Opening night on the 20th from 6-8pm with works able to view up until the 26th June.
Hope to see some of you there.
Summer workshops June to October at Burscough Wharf with Gallery at the Wharf, held in the arts center. Please book and pay in the gallery. More info can be found at http://tiny.cc/xwetww Continue reading
Conversations is a working residency by emerging artists Jane Bennett, Steph Fletcher, Rob Smith, Nuala Riding, Natalie Morgan and Evelyn Rose, who are in the completion stage of their Fine Art: Site and Archive MA at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. The works on show are exploring the ephemeral nature of time, place and memory using a varying range of media. Continue reading
Call for Papers / Photographic Work
Space, Location and Territory
Fieldwork is dedicated to publishing innovative work in contemporary photographic research. The journal is a forum for practitioners, writers and theorists to explore ideas and debates motivating new photographic work and new photographic thinking. Continue reading
New Lights Art Prize
Painters, artists and printmakers are invited to apply for a £10,000 Prize and Exhibition. This is open to young, emerging artists who were born, are living, or have trained in the North of England.