Don't Give Up the Day Job

Don't Give Up the Day Job

Have you got a job or paid employment that supports your creative practice? Does it get in the way of you making work? Could it nourish it instead? In partnership with Castlefield Gallery and Manchester Craft & Design Centre, Redeye present a day of talks, discussions and workshops encouraging photographers, artists and makers to draw inspiration for their personal practice from other paid and commercial work.

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Crafts Council Career Start Up: How do I start and structure my creative business?

Crafts Council Career Start Up: How do I start and structure my creative business?

On 17 January 2018 Crafts Council are holding a career start up event at Grizedale Forest, which aims to provide information and skills development for amateurs and early career professionals looking to set up and structure a creative business from their artworks and designs.

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Creative Industries Federation responds to the Budget

Creative Industries Federation responds to the Budget

Yesterday the Chancellor presented his Budget to Parliament. Commitments on innovation, tech, and digital infrastructure were promised, however there is concern that there was no acknowledgement of the importance of the creative industries in growing the country’s economy - despite recent reports.

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Open Call for Artists - New Geographies

Open Call for Artists - New Geographies

New Geographies is an Arts Council England funded project to create a new map of the East of England based on personal thoughts, reflections and stories of unexplored or over-looked places, rather than on historic or economical centres. Ten commissions are available for artists living and working both nationally and internationally, who have experience of working with community engagement and/or in the public realm in response to places or sites.

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Line up confirmed for inaugural For Love And Money Conference

Line up confirmed for inaugural For Love And Money Conference

CVAN, Arts Council England, Artists’ Union England and a-n are among those represented at the Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy backed FLAM 2018, the inaugural South-Coast conference focussing on fundraising and networking. The day aims to enable those who work in the arts to share knowledge and learn how to maximise their opportunities and chances of success.

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Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience

Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience

Newcastle University has launched a £775,000 research project which will lead to the creation of four new pieces of artwork for three historic sites. Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience is a three-year collaborative research project (2017-2019) investigating the value and practice of siting contemporary visual art in heritage sites.

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