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The UK’s most exciting visual art festivals

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Alongside its many museums, galleries, and commercial art fairs, there are a host of exciting visual art festivals in the UK.

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Figuratively speaking, Maureen could be watching you!

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In this edition of ‘Spotlight’, I’m talking to talented landscape and figurative painter,  Maureen Monteath.  Maureen has been painting for many years and has enjoyed a rewarding and successful career. When did you decide to pursue art as a career?…

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Artists! Design a festival centrepiece & win passes, publicity & online feature! Deadline May 28 2010

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PROVIDE THE CENTREPIECE FOR NOZSTOCK FESTIVAL AND GET IN FREE Nozstock is a fantastic festival taking place in the Summer heat (hopefully!) of July in beautiful Herefordshire.  More intimate than it’s big brothers, Glastonbury and Reading, it is attracting some…

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Basildon & District-based artists needed for Art Trail 2010 – Deadline 18 June 2010

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Calling all artists living and working in Basildon District – Your Art Trail needs you! Plans for the new Basildon Art Trail are gathering pace and now with venues expressing interest, the trail needs local artists to display their work.…

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London Artists Wanted For Exhibition – Deadline 30 April 2010.

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‘How beautiful ugliness is!’ is a collaborative show organised and curated by Red Gate Gallery to be held between the 28th of May and 24th of June 2010. What is the voyeuristic impulse behind our attraction to the gruesome and the…

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Exhibition opportunities for artists! – London exhibitions. Deadlines August 20 & October 23 2010

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Two opportunities have arisen for exhibitions coming up later in the year at Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham and the Riverside Gallery in Richmond.  Both galleries are popular and hold regular successful exhibitions throughout the year.  There is an administration…

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What We Thought Of….The Real Van Gogh, The Royal Academy, London

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The first Van Gogh exhibition in the UK for about 40 years, this one was a must-see.  Not being an artist myself, I was interested to learn about the man I’d only touched on at school and knew only the…

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Auction viewings – see great art for free!

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Here at ArtWeb we don’t half enjoy a spot of exhibition-browsing.  Especially during what has been a cold, wet, is-it-ever-going-to-end Winter.   If you’re rather partial to a stroll around an art gallery every so often (whether for buying or browsing),…

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Through The Good-Looking Glass….You’ll Find Mina’s Behind It!

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In this ‘Spotlight’ interview, I’m talking to Rosalyn Mina, a talent in both paint and stained glass!   Mina’s work is stunning and her passion for her art shines through in this honest, passioned and enthusiastic revelation of her career.  Enjoy!…

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Artist’s Guide To Becoming Self Employed – Part 2

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The second installment in our two-part feature, this time focusing on  the  legal (and slightly dull-but-necessary) steps you need to take to set yourself up as your own boss! Last year we explored the pros and cons of becoming self-employed…

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