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

We’re Hiring!

CVAN East Midlands is seeking a new Regional Director to lead the organisation. We’re looking for a passionate, proactive, motivated and resourceful visual arts professional with a strong commitment to the East Midlands to lead the Network in its next phase of delivery.
Find out more here.

Our Plans for 2021

This year we will embark on work that develops and broadens the Network and ensures our processes and activities are free of unconscious bias and not discriminatory. Read our Diversity and Anti-Racism Statement.

Check out our latest Meet the Artist and Curating the East Midlands interviews, and follow our contributors’ Instagram Takeovers.

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

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Featured Events and Exhibitions view and add events

Exhibition
Jo Fairfax: Play
23rd January 2021 – 16th May 2021
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Share Photography Online Exhibition
8th March 2021 – 18th April 2021
, Northants
Conference
No Jobs in the Arts Fringe Festival
17th March 2021 – 14th April 2021
No Jobs in the Arts, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Environment and Sustainability Artists in Residence Online
20th March 2021 – 30th June 2021
The Collection, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Event
No Jobs in the Arts #5
29th March 2021 – 29th April 2021
, Leicestershire
Screening
Tea Break Art: NEW Visual Arts Podcast
9th April 2021 – 9th May 2021
, Nottinghamshire
Talk
Open Sauce: An Online Talk Night
15th April 2021 – 15th April 2021
, Leicestershire
Talk
Discussion: Race, Policing & Human Rights
22nd April 2021 – 22nd April 2021
Quad, Derbyshire

Meet the Artist: Jonathan Alibone

Meet the Artist: Jonathan Alibone

“We find ourselves on increasingly shaky ground – trapped as we are in an unstable present, with an uncertain past behind us, and a precarious future ahead”. Jonathan Alibone is a UK born artist based in Northampton, England, and is currently a resident at The Sanctuary studios.  His practice articulates contemporary social, cultural, and environmental… Read more

Curating the East Midlands: Ryan Kearney

Curating the East Midlands: Ryan Kearney

Ryan Kearney is a curator and writer based in Nottingham. His on-going research centres on queer night-time space, with a focus on gentrification, memory and cross-generational exchange. As part of Public Programmes and Research at Nottingham Contemporary, he assists the research and production of discursive events including talks, screenings and performances. He was co-curator at Recent… Read more