19 Apr
2017

Winner of the Creative Network mini fund

Curator and Producer, Ruth Holdsworth has been awarded £300 through the March Creative Network mini-fund.

 

Ruth is based near Usk and works in contemporary performance and live art. She has started programming high quality dance, theatre and performance in Monmouthshire for a variety of small town and rural audiences.

Ruth will be using the mini fund to build on her programming in Monmouthshire and to develop links with local audiences, whilst establishing her new not-for-profit company, Break and Bell

14 Apr
2017

SUMMER / HAF 2017

You can now download our bilingual Summer 2017 programme, with details of all our projects, classes and events….

 

AAW Summer Programme 2017 (click to download)

 

 

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10 Apr
2017

cARTrefu ARTIST – Invitation to tender

Age Cymru is seeking twelve artists for the next phase of cARTrefu (2017-19) which will improve the quality and provision of art in care settings across Wales.

 

cARTrefu Artist – Invitation to tender

We’re looking for innovative artists in any art form who have a desire to create bold and original work with older people in residential care. This project is not about maintaining the norm; we want fresh, new thinkers who will really challenge and develop this area …

6 Apr
2017

Creative Network newsletter – APRIL

This month’s newsletter is about collections, competitions and congratulations for one of our Creative Network members.

 

Let us know if you have an event or opportunity that you would like us to publicise, either via the Creative Network blog or on our social media channels. 

Email the Creative Network Co-ordinator Rhoda Lane at creative@artsalivewales.org.uk 

 

SHORTLIST – Saboteur Award 2017

Congratulations to Creative Network member Emma Van Woerkom, whose latest poetry collection, Found Me…, has been shortlisted

6 Apr
2017

EXHIBITION: Gigi Jones, Andrew Lamont Gallery

Landscape painter Gigi Jones will hold her next exhibition “Being There” at the Andrew Lamont Gallery in Theatr Brycheiniog in Brecon. The opening event being held tomorrow on Friday 7th April from 6pm to 8pm, to which you are cordially invited.

 

Gigi trained at the University of Aberystwyth and has exhibited widely throughout Wales, in solo and group shows, and has received commendations and awards for her work over the years, including the Sir Ben Bowen Thomas Prize, for

31 Mar
2017

CARAD – Project Manager Job Vacancy

CARAD (Community Arts Rhayader & District) are looking for a Project Manager. The post will be a fixed term contract to manage their project, ‘Town and Country Shows’, Pont yr Elan, June 3rd ,Pant y Dwr, 19th August (TBC), Elan Valley Show on the 28th August and Nantmel 24th September, which seeks to record and celebrate four local agricultural shows and Rhayader’s summer Carnival 15th – 22nd July.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication and organisational skills and ideally …

14 Mar
2017

GARTH Mural Artist Commission – Deadline extended until 24th March

Gwent Arts in Health (Garth) are seeking an experienced mural artist to design and make directly applied artwork to enhance the relatives waiting areas in the Critical Care  Unit of the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, South Wales.

 

The deadline is now March 24th

 

If you are interested in applying, you can see further details in the brief included below:

20170309_RGH_ICU_Brief

 

Please contact Sarah Goodey directly if you have further questions about this application.

 

Sarah Goodey

14 Mar
2017

SPRINGFIELD Art & Singing Summer Courses


Springfield is returning for a second summer of art and singing courses for this year led by Nicki Heenan and Lizzie Godden, alongside 3 new artists.

 

 

 

June 11th – An introduction to Mapuche weaving with Liz Beasley

(http://www.handmadeinchile.co.uk/)

Liz will be using natural fibers of sheep wool and alpaca wool from Chile, on a homemade loom.

 

June 17th- 18th – An introduction to Cold Wax with Nicki Heenan

(http://nickiheenan.com/

6 Mar
2017

Creative Network newsletter – MARCH 2017

March is here and the arts and culture calendar is most definitely filling up, with opportunities for residencies, calls for artists and conferences aplenty.

 

Let us know if you have an event or opportunity that you would like us to publicise, either via the Creative Network blog or on our social media channels. 

Email the Creative Network Co-ordinator Rhoda Lane at creative@artsalivewales.org.uk 

 

 

EXHIBITION – Sue Hiley Harris, Tower Gallery Crickhowell

Sculptor and weaver Sue Hiley Harris invites

15 Feb
2017

VACANCIES AT CELF O GWMPAS – Development Officer & Trustee

Celf o Gwmpas is looking for two new people to fill exciting roles and join the busy team at its base in Llandrindod Wells.

 

 

 

 

Development Officer
21 hours per week

The post will be a part-time fixed term contract for a period of 24 months, starting early in 2017.  Celf o Gwmpas wishes to engage an individual with knowledge and experience of Arts, Health and Wellbeing to manage our ‘Reaching Out, Drawing In’ programme and focus …

15 Feb
2017

SMALL & SUNDRY – Works by Antonia Spowers

Creative Network member Antonia Spowers invites you to her exhibition Small & Sundry, which runs from Thursday 2nd March until Saturday 1st April at The Hours Cafe & Bookshop in Brecon.

 

A member of the Royal Society of British Sculptors, Spowers works with a wide range of materials to explore concepts and structures, from the fluidity of water to the notion of disconnection and displacement.  She has exhibited widely, and taken on commissions and residencies both in the UK, …

8 Feb
2017

LITMUS – Part 1 – Artist Commission Opportunity

Oriel Davies Gallery is calling for artists to apply for the Litmus programme. This opportunity is open to emerging artists based in Wales and the Border counties.

Litmus is a 12-month programme of new artists’ commissions at Oriel Davies between May 2017 and April 2018. Litmus – Part 1 is the first call for commission proposals for the period 20 May – 19 July 2017.

Litmus offers commissioning opportunities alongside professional development and networking while widening the Gallery’s …

7 Feb
2017

Creative Network newsletter – FEBRUARY 2017

We have made it through the dark days of January and looking ahead to a busy February! This month’s newsletter features opportunities for crafts practitioners to exhibit and develop their work and highlights special events at the Arts Alive Wales studio for Creative Network members.

 

Please email the Creative Network Co-ordinator Rhoda Lane at creative@artsalivewales.org.uk to promote your news and activities

 

GRANTS ADVICE SESSION – Oriel Davies…
Arts Council Wales Officers will be at Oriel Davies Gallery in

16 Jan
2017

CALL FOR EXHIBITORS: Rural Crafts Festival 2017

The Big Skill is organising the next Crafts Festival to be held at The Globe in Hay-on-Wye on 7th – 9th July 2017.
The Festival organisers are inviting craft artists to submit their applications to book their stalls to exhibit and sell work, and do demonstrations. If you wish to run workshops during the weekend you will be paid a fee. http://www.thebigskill.com/2017/01/rural-crafts-and-arts-festival-the-globe-hay-on-wye/

Stallholders and members of the public attending the Festival and booking camping pitches will be entitled …

7 Jan
2017

OPPORTUNITY: Criw Celf Project Manager

 

CRIW CELF PROJECT MANAGER

ARTS ALIVE WALES
Old School, Brecon Road, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1DG

Closing date Monday 23 January 2017 at 5pm

Arts Alive Wales wish to appoint a freelance Project Manager for Criw Celf South Powys to manage and evaluate 2017 provision.  The appointment is key to successful project delivery, and will ensure that we meet the project’s objectives to extend opportunity to Powys students aged 11 to 19 years with talent and interest in the visual …

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