Opportunities for Artists and their Art

Here’s a round up of what’s been happening at Axisweb this month. We’ve got news about what our members have been up to and a new way to find relevant opportunities.
New Opportunities Membership

We’ve recently launched an ‘Opportunity Membership’ for artists and art professionals where you can search our extensive list of exhibitions, prizes, artist calls, commissions, residencies, jobs etc.

Prices for opportunity membership start from just £1.50 per month.

If you are already a subscribing artist member of Axisweb, you receive ‘Axisweb Opportunities’ as part of your artist membership package.

Find out more about Opportunity membership >
Artist of the Month: May 2015, Sue Stone

This month we feature the multi-media textile artist Sue Stone. Read our interview with Sue >

We asked Sue to pick some artists from the directory for a #Five2Watch. See who she selected here >

Image: Sue Stone, study for a nice cup of tea, 2012
#Five2Watch: Residency works

This week for #Five2Watch we have selected five works made on residencies.
Selected artists:
Antony Hall, Roger Bygott, Katie Sollohub, Henny Burnett and Helena Ben-Zenou

Henny Burnett, Rockpools and Seaweed Vignettes, 2015
The Open West 2015

Congratulations to the six Axisweb members who have been selected for The Open West 2015!

Gillian Widden, Deborah Westmancoat, Ian Rayer-Smith, Trevor Kiernander, Steph Goodger and Ben Jack Nash

We asked them to say a few words about being selected, read the article here >

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Image: Ben Jack Nash, [ ]~ No. 8 (v), 2014
Axisweb Selects: Amelia Crouch

In our final selection for creativetourist we look at the work of Amelia Crouch who has work on show at The Hepworth Wakefield, 2 April 2015–31 May 2015

Image: Amelia Crouch, Nor stamp hard on the ground neither, 2015
Promotional Features
Launch Pad: Darren Nixon

The exhibition will be open to the public from the 21-31 May with a special late night on Thursday 28 May from 6-8pm. Find out more >

Image: Darren Nixon, Dancing and Non-dance (work in progress), 2015
Collaborative Research Project: Video Sculpture

Reading Group / Exhibition / Symposium / Artist Talk. 14th – 17th May at Guest Projects London. video-sculpture.tumblr.com

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.
a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015
a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015

a-n’s annual Degree Shows Guide features listings of more than 75 graduate degree shows from across the UK. The digital publication also features interviews with Steven Bode, Karen MacKinnon and Louise Hutchinson who give their views on what the degree show means to the students and visitors.

Read the Degree Shows Guide >

Image: Holly Warrener, BA (Hons) Fine Art, Anglia Ruskin University
Malcom Litson – Two new shows
Manchester/Paris

‘Impunity’ – Video Installation – Waterside Arts Centre
‘Transmisson’ – Paintings and Prints – Lebenson Gallery, Paris
Carole Pearson, Lucinda Burgess and Fiona Haines will be making new work on display at the museum.
Museum of Bath at Work.
16 May – 4 June
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