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
Butterflies and Nets PV night and exhibition
7th February 2019 – 31st May 2019
Blue Owl Art, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Homage to the Bauhaus: The Jack Kirkland Collection
2nd March 2019 – 2nd June 2019
Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Nottinghamshire
Exhibition
Charles Poulsen: Gridations
2nd March 2019 – 26th May 2019
Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Nottinghamshire
Exhibition
Kensuke Koike at FORMAT International Photography Festival
15th March 2019 – 9th June 2019
FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derbyshire
Exhibition
Potpourri
29th March 2019 – 1st February 2020
LCB Depot, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Everyday Superstars
6th April 2019 – 23rd June 2019
New Art Exchange, Nottinghamshire
Exhibition
Hassan Hajjaj: The Path
6th April 2019 – 23rd June 2019
New Art Exchange, Nottinghamshire

Meet the Artist: Ivan Smith

Meet the Artist: Ivan Smith

Ivan Smith is a sculptor based in Derbyshire. Born in Mexico City in 1965, he spent seven years developing site-specific nocturnal one-night-only exhibitions in the West Midlands with the artist-led Fine Rats International. Alongside this, he developed his own projects, residencies and exhibitions in the UK and abroad, eventually moving to Derby in 2001 to… Read more

Curating the East Midlands: Lesley Beale and Neil Walker

Curating the East Midlands: Lesley Beale and Neil Walker

Lesley Beale is Craft Coordinator and Neil Walker is Head of Visual Arts Programming at the University of Nottingham’s Lakeside Arts. Their programme spans the Djanogly Gallery – where they present a year-round programme of largely twentieth-century and contemporary art exhibitions by British and international artists, a number of which are related directly to research… Read more