Rolling Deadlines – August/September

Halfway through the year and the opportunities keep on coming! As the busy season approaches for gallery exhibitions and events from September onwards, now is the time to take advantage of what's out there and get your work seen. The highlight competition to enter is the open call for a socially engaged commission at Tate…

Tate switches

Tate's brand spanking new building, the Switch House, will pave the way for more variety, more international exposure and give the public what they want - more art!   Since Tate opened in 2000 to the public it has attracted more than 5 million visitors each year, and has become a shining symbol of London's…

Artist of the month – Louise Zhang

Paintings and sculptures that fascinate and repulse, but when you get close, these bizarre organic works are anything but a delight.   At first glance, Louise Zhang's work is drippingly sweet and seductive. Her use of neon-tastic, artificial colours are exciting and alluring to the eye, but as you begin to study the blob-like forms,…

Artist of the month – David Schnell

Burst into summer with an explosion of fantastic colour from a unique visionary German painter I first encountered David Schnell's work during my uni days, whilst totally obsessed with colour, shapes and the landscape. The boldness of colour, use of line and how he frames his compositions really drew me in. Similar to Renaissance landscape paintings…

ART16: Where have all the drawings gone?

I have to admit (very ashamedly) that this was my first ART16 fair and it didn't disappoint! Presenting over a 1000 outstanding artworks from galleries across the globe, there was a real emphasis on showcasing established but also emerging talent. Little brother to the Frieze Art Fair, it had everything from an oversized stuffed camel, elegant Lowery-esque…

The Recyclable intern culture

So you've left Uni and you want to find that perfectly constructed, soul inspiring internship made just for you? Think again. This isn't going to be a tirade of how bad internships can be, but rather a warning to those who are thinking of embarking on this laborious journey after Uni. One of the most…

Rolling Deadlines – May

Summer is just around the corner, and so are the exhibition opportunities for all you awesome artists! As always I will regularly update this post throughout the month to give you every opportunity to get your work out there on the contemporary art scene. Good Luck!! The Great North Art Show - 6 May Neo:…