It is a particularly uncertain time as we continue to understand the long-term effects of the pandemic on our lives, and the impact of Brexit on how we live and work. The #ArtIsEssential campaign has been set up to unite us as one voice. As a sector, we need to come together to be visible throughout 2021 and the run-up to the Government Comprehensive Spending Review.
Whether you are an artist, arts freelancer, arts educator, arts professional, venue, organisation, network or anyone in between – you can make a difference by being part of this campaign. Let us unite to influence policy and decision-makers to do the right thing by our sector.
Art X-UK Acquisitions
Over the past year, the Government Art Collection has collaborated with contemporary art networks (including New Art West Midlands) to collect new works by 45 visual artists from across the UK, celebrating and supporting the diversity of creativity across the Union.
New CVAN Director Announced
The Contemporary Visual Arts Network is delighted to announce the appointment of Paula Graham-Gazzard as its new Director.