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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

Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

Arnolfini

Wednesday 27 September 2017 – Sunday 24 December 2017

Engineered Equanimity: The Machines of Steven Pippin

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

Friday 17 November 2017 – Saturday 03 February 2018

POP : Before I Die : Connect & Create Festival

Connect & Create Festival, Barnstaple Pannier Market, Butchers Row, Barnstaple, EX31 1SY,

Sunday 03 December 2017

Hilles Studio Collective, Christmas Open Studio

Hilles Studio, Sevenleaze Lane, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 6NN

Saturday 02 December 2017 – Sunday 03 December 2017

Beaumont Gallery Christmas Event

Woodlands Road Mere BA12 6BT

Saturday 18 November 2017 – Sunday 03 December 2017

Howard Hodgkin: India on Paper

Victoria Art Gallery, Bridge Street, Bath, BA2 4AT

Saturday 14 October 2017 – Sunday 07 January 2018

Late: Thorny with Lone Taxidermist

Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 $QA

Friday 01 December 2017 – Saturday 02 December 2017

Iman Issa Solo exhibition

Spike Island

Friday 23 February 2018 – Sunday 15 April 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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