Last week, the new visual arts project group had their first meeting. The group will contribute knowledge and experience about the visual arts field's audience, market, value chains and economic cycles into the Cultural Council's cultural economy project.
Artists need the opportunity to produce art and to be able to exhibit where they live. That is why both the collective workshops and the arts and crafts groups are important for the visual and artistic arts. The Arts Council now allocates SEK 17.4 million to the art area.
Eleven Scottish visual arts organisations have banded together to improve opportunities for artists and show their worth to policymakers and the public. Shân Edwards shares the story of Scotland’s Workshops.
Throughout the Landscape Sketch the Flemish arts landscape appears as the sum of a series of highly developed and professionalised subsectors. Layered ecosystems have emerged in recent decades, with room for bottom-up artistic initiative and for a variety of players and perspectives.
The Ottawa Hospital and the Ottawa Art Gallery have signed a unique memorandum of understanding that will see the two institutions work together to inject art into the hospital environment and hopefully make it healthier for all concerned.
In 2016, the first Countess Report was released, with the financial support of The SHEILA Foundation. It revealed in detail what the Countess blogspot first started reporting in 2008 - that an imbalance of power existed in the Australian art world. Men held more positions at senior levels and male artists were significantly better represented across the sector, despite 75% of art school graduates being female.