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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

Follow the Stars to Brunswick: Members' show

Brunswick Club

Friday 08 December 2017 – Sunday 10 December 2017

The Makers' Market 2017

The Exchange, Princes Street, Penzance

Saturday 25 November 2017

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton, EX9

Friday 01 December 2017

Mmm...Culture

The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

Monday 20 November 2017 – Friday 24 November 2017

Late: Thorny with Lone Taxidermist

Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 $QA

Friday 01 December 2017 – Saturday 02 December 2017

Aerograph Airbrushing with Andrew Mason

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

Tuesday 07 November 2017 – Tuesday 05 December 2017

Developing drawing techniques with Tara Harland Viney

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

Tuesday 31 October 2017 – Tuesday 05 December 2017

MAKE 2017 - Contemporary Crafts for Christmas

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

Saturday 18 November 2017 – Sunday 07 January 2018

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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