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Visual Arts South West announces the recipients of Go & See bursaries

Sunday 19 June 2016

Visual Arts South West is very pleased to announce the recipients of two vital bursary schemes. The Go & See bursary scheme will assist 20 artists and arts professionals from the region.

Volunteers needed to create installation with acclaimed artist Imran Qureshi

Saturday 11 June 2016

Through a unique partnership between Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange and Truro Cathedral, later this month we will be presenting a major new installation at the Cathedral by the internationally acclaimed artist Imran Qureshi. We urgently need volunteers to work alongside the artist, between the 24th and 28th June, to create the work.

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Visual Arts South West is a network creating opportunities for artists, organisations and professionals to develop their practice, share ideas, knowledge & resources, and cultivate relationships. We provide platforms to promote and support the work of the region's visual arts ecology. 

We are part of the national Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN) which is dedicated to working together to realise a stronger visual arts for the benefit of artists, arts organisations and audiences, present and future.


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What's on in the South West

Primitive Print in the City III

UWE Bristol Bower Ashton Campus

Tuesday 26 July 2016 – Wednesday 27 July 2016

Family Saturday exploring Martin Creed's exhibition

Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL

Saturday 06 August 2016

Hanna Sunny

Line Gallery, 4 John Street Stroud, GL5 2HA

Sunday 03 July 2016 – Thursday 14 July 2016

Colour Line and Thread 2016

The Malthouse Gallery, Town Mill, Mill Lane, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU

Friday 08 July 2016 – Tuesday 26 July 2016

National Sculpture Prize 2016/17 Summer Exhibition

Broomhill Art Hotel

Wednesday 01 June 2016 – Saturday 01 October 2016

Dominic Bradnum: NEON

Garbos Gallery Wall, 11-13 Albert Rd, Portsmouth PO5 2SE

Tuesday 03 May 2016 – Monday 04 July 2016

Sean Lynch: The Weight of the World

Exeter Phoenix

Saturday 14 May 2016 – Saturday 02 July 2016

Plant Immigration, with Kayle Brandon and Sam Scott

St Pauls Learning Centre, 94 Grosvenor Road, St Pauls, Bristol, BS2 8XJ

Sunday 21 August 2016

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

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