The Fine Art of Hanging On, Birmingham

Launch of New Art West Midlands, 2015

Launch of New Art West Midlands, BMAG, 2015

The Fine Art of Hanging On, a professional development event as part of New Art West Midlands 2016 in partnership with The New Art Gallery Walsall, took place on Saturday 27 February 2016.  

The event explored the opportunities and challenges that artists face. Audio recordings from the event are now available via the links below:

Introduction – Wendy Law, Director, Turning Point West Midlands and Lessons in Supply and Demand – Rachel Bradley, Head of New Art WM

How a-n supports the practice and livelihoods of visual artists – Lucy Day, Advisor to a-n and Independent curator.

Working with a museum/gallery: Expectations – Deborah Robinson, Head of Exhibitions, The New Art Gallery Walsall.

Integrating studios, development and networks– Jane Morrow, Independent Curator.

Working with a commercial gallery: Expectations – Simon Morrissey, Director, WORKS/PROJECTS Ltd.

Networking internationally and working as an artist/curator – Aly Grimes, artist/Independent curator.

Resourcing your practice – Juneau Projects, artists.