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28 Dec
2017

Art Auction – Friday 2nd March 2018

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To celebrate our charity’s 30th year and contribute to our 2018 fundraising appeal, we invite you to attend Peak’s Art Auction in the Ballroom of the Angel Hotel, Abergavenny on Friday 2nd March.

The event will be an opportunity to buy original artwork by professional artists that deliver Peak’s creative programme, as well as a great evening out.

The auction ticket price of £40 (discounted to £35 per person for groups of four or more) covers the running costs of the event including a drinks reception and tapas supper. All proceeds will be invested in Peak’s work with children and young people, including a project for young homeless people in Abergavenny and creative writing and film-making to improve the well-being of children across Powys, Monmouthshire and Blaenau Gwent.

Previous auctions have been sell-out events, so email info@peak.cymru or telephone 01873 811579 to reserve seats for yourself or a group of friends.

20 Nov
2017

Pottery – Spring Term

rsz_potteryConcentrating on the making process this practical course introduces the fundamental techniques used in hand-built ceramics. Martin Craddock, our trained potter and tutor will guide you through coiling, slabbing and press-moulded dish making in our welcoming and relaxed studio. Throughout the course, there will also be opportunities to throw on the wheel.

Participants will be able to work on their own personal projects under the expert guidance of Martin making items for your home, garden etc.

Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience.

Includes firing and access to specialist equipment.

FRIDAYS, 2-5pm
12 Jan -9 Feb & 23 Feb – 23 Mar
£140 for 5 weeks / £255 for 10 weeks.
Includes materials, firing and access to specialist equipment.

Scroll down to book ONLINE or call 01873 811579 / email info@artsalivewales.org.uk

14 Sep
2017

Air Lab – Stories from Above

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Monday 6th + Saturday 11th November

10am-4pm

A professional development course for emerging artists to gain valuable training from experienced practitioners to design creative projects with young people.

We are delighted to welcome guest artist Mariele Neudecker to the first day of training.

Artists will have the opportunity to work with Mariele, alongside Emma Posey, Air Lab Associate Producer and Rachel Dunlop, AAW Participation Manager to collaboratively explore and develop workshop ideas. In the second session artists will be supported to facilitate their workshops with young participants from Arts Alive Wales’ projects and gain critical feedback.

‘German-born, Mariele Neudecker (b1965) lives and works in Bristol. She is known internationally for her glass vitrines containing landscapes of forests, lakes or mountains together with simulated weather effects. These often evoke other pictures or artists. Also using sculpture, film and photography, Neudecker creates a playful frisson between historical representations of the Sublime landscape and our perception, imagination and memory of experience.’ – Tate.

Mariele is a Professor at Bath Spa University. www.marieleneudecker.co.uk

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Training Places
Free training places are available for up to 6 x emerging Wales based artists, at a pivotal stage in their early career.

Aimed at emerging artists, applications must be made by artists who have achieved a professional level of practice but can demonstrate the benefit of attending further training. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. We are not seeking ‘digital artists’ per se but are also interested in those artists who are keen to explore the potential of digital within their practice.

Deadline for applications: 5pm Monday 9th October. 

For more information and application processAir Lab Stories from Above application

Or contact Rebecca Spooner 

e: rebecca@artsalivewales.org.uk / t: 01873 811579

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Air Lab – creating new perspectives

Air Lab is a new digital project focused on the potential of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), exploring the terrain of the Black Mountains from the sky, through a programme of training events and workshops. Artists, creative technologists and environmental organisations will work together to increase skills and knowledge, experiment and network in a spirit of peer-to-peer learning and collaboration.

Click here for the full programme

 

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30 Aug
2017

OPPORTUNITY: Project Co-ordinator – Young people aged 16-25

 

ARTS ALIVE WALES

Old School, Brecon Road, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1DG

Closing date 26th September at 5pm.

 We are seeking to employ a part-time Project Co-Ordinator for two arts projects for young people in Abergavenny and Brecon aged 16 to 25 years. The post is offered for an initial term of 12 months.

 

The Project Coordinator will work to engage young people and ensure that they participate in decision-making about the project and its content.  They will liaise with project partner organisations and support professional artists to deliver activity that develops the skills and nurtures the creative ideas of young people taking part. The role may include delivery of sessional workshops in Abergavenny.

The successful applicant will be a creative and dynamic person, and a brilliant communicator. 

 

21 hours per week or 0.6 part-time – £10,842 pa / £903.50 per month (Based on FTE 35 hours / week / NJC SPC18 £18,070)

Download an application pack hereAAW Project Co-Ordinator Pack – English

or email info@artsalivewales.org.uk

Only electronic applications will be accepted.

For more information or to discuss the post, contact Rachel Dunlop, Participation Manager rachel@artsalivewales.org.uk or 01873 811579.

Once you’ve completed your application, please send it FAO Justine Wheatley, Chief Executive by email to info@artsalivewales.org.uk

The deadline for applications is 5pm Tuesday 26th September. 

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 3rd October at Arts Alive Wales Studio venue based in Crickhowell.

 

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Yr Hen Ysgol, Ffordd Aberhonddu, Crucywel, Powys, NP8 1DG

Dyddiad cau 26 Medi, 5pm.

Rydym yn chwilio am Gydlynydd Prosiect Rhan-amser ar gyfer dau brosiect wedi’u hanelu at bobl ifanc rhwng 15 a 25 blwydd oed yn y Fenni ac yn Aberhonddu. Cynigir y swydd ar gyfer term cychwynnol o 12 mis.

 

Bydd y Cydlynydd Prosiect yn gweithio i gysylltu â phobl ifanc, ac yn sicrhau y byddant yn cymryd rhan yn y penderfyniadau am y prosiect a’i gynnwys. Bydd hefyd yn cyfathrebu gyda sefydliadau mewn partneriaeth yn y prosiect, ac yn cefnogi artistiaid proffesiynol i arwain gweithgareddau sydd yn datblygu sgiliau, ac yn maethu’r syniadau creadigol o’r bobl ifanc sydd yn cymryd rhan. Efallai bydd y rôl yn cynnwys arwain sesiynau gweithdy yn y Fenni.

Bydd yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus yn berson creadigol a dynamig, ac yn gyfathrebwr rhagorol. 

 

21 awr yr wythnos neu 0.6 rhan amser – £10,842 pa / £903.50 per month (Based on FTE 35 hours / week / NJC SPC18 £18,070)

Lawrlwythwch becyn ymgeisio: AAW Project Co-Ordinator Pack- Welsh

Neu e-bostiwch: info@artsalivewales.org.uk

Derbynnir ceisiadau electronig yn unig.

Am ragor o wybodaeth neu i drafod y swydd, cysylltwch â Rachel Dunlop, Rheolwr Cyfranogi rachel@artsalivewales.org.uk neu 01873 811579.

Dychwelwch y ffurflen wedi ei chwblhau at sylw Justine Wheatley, Prif Weithredwr drwy e-bost i info@artsalivewales.org.uk

Y dyddiad cau ar gyfer ymgeisio yw 5pm Dydd Mawrth 26 Medi. 

Bydd cyfweliadau yn digwydd ar Ddydd Mawrth 3 Hydref yn y Stiwdio Arts Alive yng Nghrucywel.

4 Jul
2017

ARTIST OPPORTUNITY Horsebox Studio Commission – Peak/Copa & Abergavenny Food Festival

Horsebox Studio Commission.
Peak/Copa & Abergavenny Food Festival

August – September
Festival Weekend 16th & 17th September 2017

 

 

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The Horsebox Studio Commission is a partnership project between Peak/Copa and the Abergavenny Food Festival. We are seeking a professional, Wales-based visual or applied artist of any discipline, to respond to the distinctive region of the Black Mountains and to the themes of the festival to produce new work in collaboration with the public, which will be created and presented in Peak’s Horsebox Studio on site during the festival weekend (16th and 17th September 2017).

 
Themes: growing, cooking, agriculture, sustainability, food culture, the politics and economics of food production, individual and collective memories of food, markets, small holdings
- The artist must be available during the preparation and delivery of the festival weekend (16th and 17th September).
- The artist is expected to spend a minimum of 8 days working on the research, preparation, delivery and evaluation of the commission (at least 4 days to be located in Abergavenny).
- The Artist Commission is supported through Arts Council of Wales funding.
• £2,500 artist fee inclusive of materials and production costs
• Up to £150 travel expenses
• Up to 4 x nights’ accommodation in Abergavenny (if required)

 

 

For full details of the commission please visit https://peakart.org.uk/

Or contact Rebecca Spooner, Creative Director rebecca@artsalivewales.org.uk / 01873 811579
The deadline for applications is 10am, Wednesday 19th July 2017.

 

 

Peak/Copa is an initiative devised and delivered by Arts Alive Wales, an arts education charity based in Crickhowell, Powys. Peak creates opportunities for contemporary art in the Black Mountains and Welsh Borders for the benefit of the region’s artists, communities and visitors.

 

 

 

 

 

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8 Dec
2016

OPPORTUNITY: PARTICIPATION MANAGER & DIGITAL MANAGER

 

PARTICIPATION MANAGER

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

Closing date Tuesday 3 January 2017 at 5pm

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our staff team as Participation Manager.  The post is a strategic appointment to ensure that we extend creative opportunity to those who face the greatest barriers to arts participation within our rural region.   Our high-quality participation programme is central to the delivery of the organisation’s mission, objectives and artistic policy.  The successful applicant will be a creative and dynamic person, and a brilliant communicator. The post is supported by 3 years of funding from The Henry Smith Charity

28 hours per week – or 0.8
NJC scale 5.22 to 6.28 (£20,456 to £24,717 pro-rata 0.8)

Download an application pack:  participation-manager-pack

or email info@artsalivewales.org.uk

Only electronic applications will be accepted.

For more information or to discuss the post, contact Chief Executive, Justine Wheatley on 01873 811579.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 3 January 2017.  Applicants must be available for interview on Monday 9 January 2017, which will take place at Arts Alive Wales’ Crickhowell venue.

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DIGITAL MANAGER

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

Closing date Tuesday 3 January 2017 at 5pm

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our staff team as Digital Manager.  The post is a strategic appointment responsible for the development, funding, delivery and evaluation of the Arts Alive Wales Digital Strategy.  The successful applicant will be a creative, enthusiastic and dynamic person, and a brilliant communicator with a wide knowledge of digital technology and its potential for artists, individuals and communities. The post is offered for a fixed term of 2 years

21 hours per week – or 0.6
NJC scale 5.29 to 6.33 (£25,694 to £29,033 pro-rata 0.6)

Download an application pack: digital-manager-pack

or email info@artsalivewales.org.uk

Only electronic applications will be accepted.

For more information or to discuss the post, contact Chief Executive, Justine Wheatley on 01873 811579.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 3 January 2017.  Applicants must be available for interview on Wednesday 11th January 2017, which will take place at Arts Alive Wales’ Crickhowell venue.

 

 

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