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

Our research into the region’s visual arts ecology and economy has now been published.

Our regional events, where we have been sharing the research, have been cancelled due to situation with COVID-19. The presentation of the findings and recommendations, that we were giving to attendees, is available here.

It Takes A Region to Raise An Artist

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Featured Events and Exhibitions view and add events

Exhibition
Exhibition by John McDonald, the Butterfly Cry Artist
31st October 2019 – 30th April 2020
John McDonald the Butterfly Cry Artist & The Worm Has Turned, Derbyshire
Exhibition
Response
30th January 2020 – 1st May 2020
Blue Owl Art, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Body & Mind: Seen & Unseen
1st February 2020 – 19th April 2020
NCCD, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Ellie Turner: Props for Play
1st February 2020 – 19th April 2020
NCCD, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Annabelle McCourt: Electric Fence
8th February 2020 – 10th May 2020
The Collection & Usher Gallery, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Dissent and Displacement – a modern story
8th February 2020 – 19th April 2020
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Process and Progress: The Creative Journeys of Ronald Pope and the Artists of the Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award
14th February 2020 – 10th May 2020
Derby Museums, Derbyshire
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Exhibition Opening / The Good Life
21st February 2020 – 4th April 2020
Modern Painters, New Decorators, Leicestershire

Meet the Artist: Jackie Berridge

Meet the Artist: Jackie Berridge

Jackie Berridge studied at Nottingham Trent University 1992-95 and the Anglian Ruskin University 2004-07. She has been awarded a number of prizes including the Dragon Prize at the Anglian Ruskin University 2007 and was winner of SKETCH2013 at The Rabley Drawing Centre, Marlborough in 2013 with a prize of a solo ‘Lost’ (2017). Selected solo… Read more

Curating the East Midlands: Hugo Worthy

Curating the East Midlands: Hugo Worthy

Hugo Worthy is Arts Curator at the Leicester Gallery, De Montfort University. He has been Exhibitions Officer for Contemporary Art at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery and worked at City Gallery until its closure in 2010. He has curated a series of major exhibitions of contemporary art in exploring themes around pedagogy, play and… Read more