Contemporary
Visual Arts Network
East Midlands

Celebrating and Supporting Visual Arts in the East Midlands

Contemporary
Visual Arts Network
East Midlands

Celebrating and Supporting Visual Arts in the East Midlands

Announcements

Digital Dialogues are conversations convened by CVAN EM with artists, curators, producers and others with a connection to our programme. They continue on 6th July, 3.30am-4.30pm with Andrea Hadley-Johnson, Artistic Programme Manager at the National Justice Museum, in conversation with Northampton-based artist Sally Sheinman. Register to join us.

Our It Takes A Region to Raise An Artist events which were cut short due to COVID-19 are going online! To hear about the research into the East Midlands’ visual arts sector and the recommendations made to support its development, register to join us.

Browse our regularly updated COVID-19-related resources, guidance and commentary.

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Featured Events and Exhibitions view and add events

Workshop
Isolated Moments
20th March 2020 – 30th September 2020
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants
Exhibition
Take Part – The Mass Isolation Project
25th March 2020 – 25th March 2021
@massisolation/FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derbyshire
Workshop
Isolation Art Mail
19th April 2020 – 31st August 2020
Tracey Meek, Derbyshire
Screening
No Jobs in the Arts #3
30th April 2020 – 1st September 2020
No Jobs in the Arts, Nottinghamshire
Exhibition
The Indifferent Wonder of an Edible Place
30th April 2020 – 31st December 2020
Phoenix Leicester, Leicestershire
Exhibition
The Idle Index
30th April 2020 – 31st December 2020
Phoenix Leicester, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Downtime
30th April 2020 – 31st December 2020
Phoenix Leicester, Leicestershire
Screening
WORK Online Screening
1st May 2020 – 31st December 2020
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants

Meet the Artist: David Ainley

Meet the Artist: David Ainley

David Ainley studied fine art and ceramics at Derby College of Art and art education at Manchester College of Art/University of Manchester. He was a member and secretary of the Derby Group of Artists 1962-1969 and was invited to become a member of The Midland Group of Artists in Nottingham in 1969, where he was… Read more

Curating the East Midlands: Andrea Hadley-Johnson

Curating the East Midlands: Andrea Hadley-Johnson

Andrea Hadley-Johnson is a creative producer and curator who currently works as the Artistic Programme Manager for the National Justice Museum, developing exhibitions and creative interventions that explore ideas of crime, justice and creativity. Andrea works closely with artists and communities of people to coproduce exhibitions that bring people together to discover and share perspectives.… Read more