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What is Art: A User's Guide (A Crash Course in Brain Surgery)

Thursday 01 December 2016

VASW are pleased to announce the date of our annual event, in association with British Art Show, Southampton.

Transition 2017 - call out for proposals

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Transition is an opportunity for artists, or artist groups, to use the gallery space at Newlyn Art Gallery to consider how a series of works is developing or to try out ideas for an installation or interactive project.

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Visual Arts South West is a network creating opportunities for artists, organisations and professionals to develop their practice, share ideas, knowledge & resources, and cultivate relationships. We provide platforms to promote and support the work of the region's visual arts ecology. 

We are part of the national Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN) which is dedicated to working together to realise a stronger visual arts for the benefit of artists, arts organisations and audiences, present and future.


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What's on in the South West

Present Makers 2016

Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LX

Saturday 12 November 2016 – Saturday 24 December 2016

Meander - Ben Risk and Eva Ullrich

Gallery Twenty Two, 22 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3PR

Friday 18 November 2016 – Thursday 08 December 2016

Christmas Craft Family Workshop at outpost

outpost, 77 Fortuneswell, Portland, DT5 1LY

Sunday 18 December 2016

£100 and Under at Bath Artists' Studios

Bath Artists' Studios, The Old Malthouse, Comfortable Place, Upper Bristol Rd, Bath, BA1 3AJ

Thursday 01 December 2016 – Tuesday 20 December 2016

Life Drawing Session: Creating a Dialogue

Drawing Projects UK, Bridge House, Stallard Street, Trowbridge, BA14 9AE

Wednesday 07 December 2016

Jennifer + Q&A with Director

Exeter Phoenix, Gandy St, Exeter, EX4 3LS

Wednesday 14 December 2016

JDP16 Special Event - Drawing in Competition: A Symposium

The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY

Friday 16 December 2016

Bite Size: Plymouth Society of Artists

The Council House, Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

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