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

It Takes A Region to Raise An Artist

The findings from our recent research with CAMEo into the region’s visual arts ecology and economy have now been published.

We will be holding a series of events around the region in February and March, where attendees will find our more about the research findings and recommendations, as well as CVAN EM’s future plans.

Read the full report online.

It Takes A Region to Raise An Artist

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Featured Events and Exhibitions view and add events

Exhibition
Potpourri
29th March 2019 – 1st February 2020
LCB Depot, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Derby Mean Time
14th September 2019 – 22nd February 2020
Tim Shore, Derbyshire
Exhibition
Angela Verdon
26th October 2019 – 9th February 2020
Lakeside Arts, Nottinghamshire
Exhibition
The Worm Has Turned Art Launch
31st October 2019 – 30th April 2020
John McDonald the Butterfly Cry Artist, Derbyshire
Art Fair
Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour
2nd November 2019 – 23rd February 2020
Lakeside Arts, Nottinghamshire
Exhibition
Sargy Mann; Let if be felt that the painter was there
9th November 2019 – 23rd February 2020
Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Misshapes: The Making of Tatty Devine
14th November 2019 – 20th February 2020
Leicester Gallery, Leicestershire
Exhibition
ReForm
16th November 2019 – 15th February 2020
Leicester Print Workshop, Leicestershire

Meet the Artist: Karen Logan

Meet the Artist: Karen Logan

Karen Logan is an artist and creative practitioner based in Derbyshire, her practice combines a range of media and techniques encompassing drawing, stitch, knit and sculpture. Recent projects include an aa2a placement at The University of Derby and participation in the Summer Lodge 2019 Residency at Nottingham Trent University. Karen gained an MA in Textiles… Read more

Curating the East Midlands: kühle wampe

Curating the East Midlands: kühle wampe

kühle wampe is an amorphous collective whose members – amelia seren roberts, dinosaur kilby, craig david parr, joshua heathcote & james poyser – are based between Nottingham, Birmingham, Leicester. Currently in residence at Nottingham Contemporary as schüle wampe, the group is taking a parasitic research-based approach to permeating the institution. Find out more at www.kuhle-wampe.co.uk… Read more