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IN OUR OWN WORDS: Four artists reflect on the label ‘Outsider Art’


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Steve Murison, Cats of the Roman Empire   What does it mean to be an Outsider Artist? In the final installment of three features on Outsider Art, Frame and Reference asked a group of artists from the Outside In project at Pallant House in Chichester to reflect on the terms used to label them and  Continue Reading »


Platform Graduate Award winner 2012 Joella Wheatley’s first solo show opens at Aspex Gallery


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Joella Wheatley, Between Two Modes, 35cm diameter, Oil, acrylic and pen on canvas on board, 2014   Joella Wheatley was the first winner of the Platform Graduate Award in 2012. Her solo show will open at Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth tonight (6 June) entitled Forgotten Lines and marks a return to the venue where she first showed  Continue Reading »


Louisa Martin is Stour Valley Arts first Associate Artist and has work in Whitstable Biennale


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Stour Valley Arts’s (SVA) first Associate Artist, Louisa Martin receives film funding for two upcoming film projects and is one of the artists taking part in this year’s Whitstable Biennale for new visual arts, film and performance opening tomorrow (May 31-15 June).   Stour Valley Arts supported and advised on Louisa’s funding bid as part  Continue Reading »


Turner Contemporary seeks four arts practitioners for Summer of Colour


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Clod Ensemble – Red Ladies Paparazzi. Photo by Jessica Jordan Wrench   Turner Contemporary Margate is seeking to recruit four inspiring artists from a wide range of creative practitioners who have experience of working with young people, erectile aged from 13 to 19.   Artists from across all art forms are invited to apply to  Continue Reading »


Artist-led project LIMBO puts on its first Associate Members’ Show in Margate


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Exhibition shot LIMBO Associate Members’ Open, sick photo courtesy of LIMBO   It was a real pleasure to take part in the selection of the first LIMBO Associate Members’ Open. You never know quite what to expect when selecting from open call, viagra 60mg but in this case the work submitted by LIMBO’s members was  Continue Reading »


Stour Valley Arts pops up for a series of spring Microshows


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Stour Valley Arts has selected the artists showing work over the next six months as part of its new series of Microshows curated within Stour Valley Arts’ Cornershop, Unit 3, Park Mall, Ashford, Kent. Of the six Microshows, one is currently on show with three more to come.   We Are Oak Wood Passage 9-29  Continue Reading »


Stringing the Pearls: Visual Arts, Culture, Collaboration and Cash


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Pablo Bronstein, “Four Alternate Designs for a Lighthouse in the Style of Nicholas Hawksmoor,” 2014. Ink and watercolour on paper. Courtesy Herald St   Mark Sheerin looks at the manifold ways in which the South East region funded a daring network of new-build hubs for art and at the ways in which they are planning  Continue Reading »


Lighthouse appoints Juha Van’t Zelfde as new Artistic Director


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Juha Van ‘t Zelfde at the installation of Dread – Fear in the age of technological acceleration, De Hallan Haarlem 2013   Following the appointment of Honor Harger as executive director of the Art Science Museum, Singapore, Lighthouse has a new Artistic Director, Juha Van ‘t Zelfde.   Zelfde is one of Europe’s most innovative  Continue Reading »


Aspex gallery competition Anne-Marie Creamer wins EMERGENCY6 People’s Choice award


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Anne Marie’s Creamer, Meeting The Pied Piper in Brasov: A Paper Prologue   The winner of aspex contemporary art gallery’s EMERGENCY6 People’s Choice award is Anne-Marie Creamer who wins a £200 prize. The runner up is Cargo Collective’s Oliver Braid with Kit Poulson in third place.   Creamer currently resides in London and was educated  Continue Reading »


Inside the Outsiders’ Art World: Sue Steward traces its development


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  Writer, critic and curator Sue Steward first came to Outsider Art through an exhibition of Haitian art where she met John Maizels, the publisher/editor of a magazine called Raw Vision. He explained how this art form stood outside the walls of the mainstream and that works were by self-taught people without art education, often  Continue Reading »