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Continuing to Promote You!

Are you a tenant and have you seen previous posts such as:

The first ‘Lockdown’ featured resident artist is Simon Rivett

OR

Self Isolation Sketchbook Diary: Resident Artist Evie Jamieson

Do you fancy having a piece published in the newsletter, on our website and on social media about you, your work and/or business? Please do get in touch with Carly if this is the case. She would love to hear from you!!

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Staying connected during the Coronavirus outbreak

People Know How have partnered up with Venture Scotland, Change Recruitment Group, Edinburgh Palette, the University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Remakery to get computers and internet to those who need them during the coronavirus outbreak.

As coronavirus changes lives across the globe, charity People Know How have adapted their services to online and telephone support, continuing their support of children, young people and adults in Edinburgh and East Lothian. Alongside this comes the increased importance of computers to help many experiencing social isolation.

The organisations have teamed up to address this. The project began when People Know How received a donation of 12 computers from the University of Edinburgh, which were then refurbished by Edinburgh Remakery. Soon afterwards Change Recruitment Group, part of the Taranata Group, became the second organisation to gift devices, donating 79 computers. Venture Scotland transported these from George Street to People Know How’s offices at 525 Ferry Road, where Edinburgh Palette has offered the use of the building and its spacious areas as a computer refurbishing base.

They are now refurbishing the computers and accepting further donations. With Venture Scotland ready to deliver them to doorsteps, People Know How are identifying members of the community who will most benefit from a device.

Read the full article: www.peopleknowhow.org/staying-connected-coronavirus

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Handmade Chelsea – Open Call for Makers & Artists

We feel it’s important for you to have events to look forward to later in the year, just as we are looking forward to Handmade Chelsea – The Contemporary Craft and Design Fair (13 – 15 November). As a direct selling event taking place just six weeks before Christmas, Handmade Chelsea continues to celebrate the best in high-end design and craftsmanship. Overcoming this challenge together we are seeking over 100 highly-skilled, international and UK-based makers.

Working at the moment is not easy so from selection in May we will start to work with you over the coming spring and summer months. As spaces are highly sought-after in each discipline, we would strongly encourage applying early before the deadline of Thursday 30 April.

Apply – Visit handmadeinbritain.co.uk/chelsea for full details on how to apply and to complete the online application form.

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LINK: https://handmadeinbritain.co.uk/chelsea

CONTACT:

Alis Clement
Events Manager
M:+44 (0)7593654006
T:+44 (0)20 3490 6556
E:alis.clement@handmadeinbritain.co.uk

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Artisanry Co.

A MARKET PLACE AND COMMUNITY FOR ARTISANS, CRAFTERS AND ARTISTS.

Artisanry Co. is a start-up social enterprise based in Edinburgh. We are calling out for makers to join our network and our platform. We need your support to make this venture a success.

Please get in touch with us and we will be happy to discuss your individual needs and also how we can help each one of you.

Artisanry Co. is building a community of local makers, marketing and selling their produce through an e commerce platform, whilst also providing training, mentoring and coaching support for their business and professional development.

Website: https://artisanryco.co.uk

 

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The Women We Know. Summerhall Artist Panel Drink & Food

Summerhall Saturday 7th of March 6pm drinks. Artist Discussion 6.30-7.30pm drinks and food.
Join us for this social gathering and discussion event held to mark the exhibition Mount Strange and the Temple of Fame, and to celebrate International Women’s Day.

This is an opportunity to meet others in an informal setting and to hear from the four exhibiting artists: Victoria Clare Bernie, Maria Gimeno, Mina Heydari-Waite, Alix Villanueva and special guest speakers Kate Signorini from The Open University in Scotland, Rachel Bisset representing the Scottish Women’s Institutes, and Sarah Bell Jones from LOVEROSE.

The discussion, facilitated by Wendy Law (Curator), will focus on the experiences and work of the four women artists and how women in the past, such as Jennie Lee, and women today, are making a positive difference.

Exhibition 23 Jan – 15 March 2020 1st floor galleries: Meadows Suite and Corner + ground floor galleries: Sciennes

This project is supported by National Lottery through Creative Scotland
https://www.summerhall.co.uk/event/the-women-we-know-discussion/

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EP Graphics and Illustration Fair 2020 Call-Out

Edinburgh Printmakers are delighted to announce the first-ever EP Graphics and Illustration Fair, housed in Castle Mills, the largest centre for print in Europe and a beautifully restored heritage building.

They are looking for inspiring and creative practitioners, collectives and creative start-ups to champion during a weekend-long celebration of all things illustration, hoping to welcome a large engaged audience with even an even larger appetite for visual art to experience your work.

Applications from illustrators, graphic designers, and creative people of all sorts looking to present their work to fresh audiences are welcome.

Interested?
For more information and to submit your application, visit: http://bit.ly/37n4HKZ

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Visual Art Open

OPEN CALL artists opportunity for the annual Visual Arts Open Prize 2020, submissions closing soon.

Now in its 4th year, VAO art competition is a not for profit event open emerging artists based in the UK and internationally. The aim is to give artists the ultimate platform to develop their passion and career in the arts sector. Winners will benefit from exhibiting, selling and showcasing their work to art critics and art buyers alike. Artists can apply at www.visualartopen.com

Art Prize Fund value of £5,000
6 categories:

  • Painting/Mixed Media/Printmaking
  • Illustration/Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Photography/Digital Art
  • Young Artist (16-24 years old)
  • Children’s Award (15 years and under)

All finalists invited to exhibit at the UKs largest artist art fair in November 2020 plus receive a annual membership to the Visual Artists Association www.visual-artists.org

Overall winner of the VAO will be awarded: Annual Mentorship Package, Cash prize of £1,000.00 to support the production of new works, plus solo show at Chester Art Fair 2021
£250.00 will be awarded for category winners

ALL SUBMISSIONS will receive promotion on social media and email coverage to 50,000, plus an invitation to the annual show

No age restrictions – all welcome to apply!

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