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 new programme will highlight the region’s strengths and identify its weaknesses, and explore what is needed to accelerate the growth of a vibrant, flourishing visual arts sector and support practitioners to meet their artistic, cultural and economic potential.

It Takes A Region to Raise An Artist

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Workshop
Self-Funded Artist Residencies
5th February 2019 – 30th June 2019
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants
Exhibition
Potpourri
29th March 2019 – 1st February 2020
LCB Depot, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Quentin Blake & John Yeoman: 50 Years of Children’s Books Sat 4 May – Sun 7 July
4th May 2019 – 7th July 2019
Quentin Blake & John Yeoman: 50 Years of Children’s Books, touring from House of Illustration, is the first exhibition to celebrate the artist and author’s 50-year creative partnership. The National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Quentin Blake & John Yeoman
4th May 2019 – 7th July 2019
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Toggler
9th May 2019 – 1st January 2020
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants
Exhibition
Print Fold Stitch:Artist Books from bound:unbound
25th May 2019 – 30th June 2019
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Ed Boxall:Moonstruck
25th May 2019 – 30th June 2019
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Laura McCafferty, Drapes
1st June 2019 – 25th August 2019
Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Nottinghamshire

Meet the Artist: Sally Sheinman

Meet the Artist: Sally Sheinman

Sally Sheinman is a prolific painter with an interest in contemporary technology and its potential uses in art production. She is a conscientious artist with a deep concern for communities (past, present and mythical), people, science and the role of the individual as a contextual starting point for creating accessible but thought provoking work. She… Read more

Curating the East Midlands: Sally Plowman

Curating the East Midlands: Sally Plowman

Sally Plowman is an artist and curator from Lincolnshire, currently studying BA Fine Art at the Slade School of Fine Art. She describes herself as trying to have fun, always loitering and plotting and scheming and working collectively to create spaces and conversation. She also makes performances, drawings and comics about clowns, infatuation, adolescence, chemistry… Read more