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Artist Commission opportunity at Cothele

Monday 20 November 2017

We are looking to commission an artist or crafts person to create a new work to be integrated within or displayed in conjunction with the Cotehele garland for 2018.

Statement on the closure of alias - the Artist-Led Initiative Advisory Service

Tuesday 24 October 2017

The Artist-Led Initiative Advisory Service (alias) has announced that it has ceased all activities effective from October 2017.

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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

Abigail Bowen: New Paintings

Lane House Arts, 5 Nelson Place East, Bath BA1 5DA

Friday 29 September 2017 – Thursday 30 November 2017

Sound Design

The Tunnels, Bristol & Exeter House, Lower Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QS

Thursday 30 November 2017

Made in Bristol: HOME

The Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay BS1 4QA

Saturday 28 October 2017 – Friday 22 December 2017

Wire sculpture with Jane Macey

Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts Middle Farm way, Poundbury, Dorset DT1 3AR

Tuesday 14 November 2017 – Tuesday 12 December 2017

Materiality with Eckersley O'Callaghan

Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA

Wednesday 06 December 2017

Clare Thornton: Materials of Resistance

Plymouth Arts Centre, 38 Looe Street, Plymouth, PL4 0EB

Friday 01 December 2017 – Saturday 20 January 2018

Christmas holiday 2017 DIY Make & Do

Newlyn Art Gallery, New Road, Newlyn, TR18 5PZ & The Exchange, Princes Street, Penzance, TR18 2NL

Thursday 21 December 2017 – Saturday 06 January 2018

Afternoon Life drawing with James Meiklejohn

Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts Middle Farm way, Poundbury, Dorset DT1 3AR

Tuesday 19 September 2017 – Tuesday 28 November 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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