My article ‘Artists are their own agents of change’ has been published on Guardian Culture Professionals. In it I address the themes of two of the key events on the visual arts calendar – Arts Council England’s State of the Arts at the Lowry, Salford, aimed at senior arts professionals, and OpenAIR at Firstsite, Colchester, […]Read more "Article featured on Guardian Culture Professionals"
I will be exhibiting new drawings in the ZAP launch exhibition Collectible in April. The show features “both established and emerging artists who are some of the Zeitgeist artists of our time”. The list includes: Rachel Wilberforce, Rich White, Elizabeth Murton, Michaela Nettell, Charlotte Norwood, Alex Pearl, Rosalind Davis, Annabel Tilley and Virginia Verran. It will […]Read more "ZAP launch exhibition"
Today I attended the most eagerly anticipated exhibition of the year: Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan at the National Gallery, London. Exploring da Vinci’s time in Milan from 1482 to 1499 when he became court painter to the city’s ruler, Ludovico Sforza, the exhibition brings together nine of the twenty or so […]Read more "Leonardo at the National Gallery"
My report on all the latest arts policy, funding and activist news for AIR: Artists Interaction and Representation. AIR Podcast DecemberRead more "AIR Podcast December"
My audio report on all the latest arts funding and policy news. Free on iTunes! AIR Podcast NovemberRead more "AIR Podcast November"
My report on the comprehensive spending review, as presented by Chancellor George Osborne to the Commons on 20 October. AIR Podcast OctoberRead more "AIR Podcast October"
Why cut the arts? Based on previous research, it can be estimated that the average artist achieves 15,000 direct visitors to their projects and exhibitions annually. If the reported 25% cuts are implemented, 16% of arts organisations believe they are facing closure in the next 12 months, with a further 29% anticipating the need to […]Read more "AIR Podcast September"