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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Featured Events and Exhibitions view and add events

Exhibition
Potpourri
29th March 2019 – 1st February 2020
LCB Depot, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Toggler
9th May 2019 – 1st January 2020
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants
Exhibition
Barrie Tullett: The Typographic Dante
6th July 2019 – 13th October 2019
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Kind Girls, Evil Sisters & Wicked Witches: Women in Fairy Tales
20th July 2019 – 3rd November 2019
National Justice Museum, Nottinghamshire
Event
Hatch 19 Artist Residencies.
20th July 2019 – 22nd September 2019
artsNK, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Memory Of Land
1st August 2019 – 31st December 2019
New Art Exchange, Nottinghamshire
Exhibition
Out of the Woods
10th August 2019 – 2nd November 2019
Leicester Print Workshop, Leicestershire
Exhibition
A Mountain is a Mountain
17th August 2019 – 21st September 2019
Modern Painters, New Decorators, Leicestershire

Meet the Artist: Graham Keddie

Meet the Artist: Graham Keddie

Graham Keddie is an artist/curator who describes himself as a Fine Art ‘Archaeologist’ or ‘Enquirer’ and his practice as ‘Examining the Philosophy of Ordinary Language, love and the consumption of milk’, adding ‘not everything I say is necessarily true but, I never tell a lie’. His practice ranges though painting, sculpture, print, installation performance, film,… Read more

Curating the East Midlands: Emer Grant

Curating the East Midlands: Emer Grant

Emer Grant is a Curator, Producer, and Researcher who completed her Masters in Curatorial Studies at CCS Bard College (USA), MA History of Art at the University of York (UK), and her BFA in Critical Fine Art Practice at the University of Brighton. Over the course of more than fifteen years working across the museum… Read more