UK YOUNG ARTISTS CHAMPIONS THE NEXT GENERATION OF CREATIVITY.
We support collaboration and intercultural dialogue, ensuring a vibrant and diverse creative future for the UK. We develop artists’ practice through cross art form opportunities and celebrate creativity at national & international festivals.
At UKYA we won't tell you who to vote for in the upcoming general election, but we want to help you to be informed on the offers from the political parties. So we have read through the manifestos and tried to extract any information relating to culture, the arts and education - issues that are very close to our hearts and hopefully, yours too!
In March 2017 UKYA's Young Curator, Joe Rowley delivered an all day workshop at Loughborough University exploring site specific art and interventions. Joe is currently studying for his MFA at Valand Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden and was delighted to share his expertise and practice with students and practicing artists from the region
From 24-26 February, UKYA and Abingdon Studios Blackpool are taking 12 artists from across the country to Blackpool for a weekend of creative exploration. Catch up with the goings-on of the Weekender here.
The countdown begins for Blackpool Weekender! This weekend we are working together with Abingdon Studios and Leftcoast to offer 12 young artists the opportunity to connect, collaborate and create during this exciting residency
UK Young Artists is delighted to announce the artists selected to represent the UK at the Biennale of Young Artists of Europe and the Mediterranean (BJCEM). This year's international multidisciplinary event takes place in Tirana and Durrës, Albania from 4-9 May.
UK Young Artists was invited to attend the finals of UniSlam, 31 Jan at Curve Leicester, in which Manchester, Goldsmiths, Birmingham and Exeter Universities were competing for the crown. Here we reflect on the experience and highlight some of the excellent work.
UKYA and Abingdon Studios Blackpool are taking 12 artists to Blackpool for a weekend of creative exploration. This mini residency offers a period of flux and change to artists with little expectation beyond being curious and having time to think and to learn and share with others. Meet the artists here.
UK Young Artists is delighted to announce Sam Baker as the winner of the Mark Devereux Prize 2016. As the recipient of the award, Sam will receive mentoring from Mark Devereux to support the development of his practice.
UK Young Artists is working with The Mighty Creatives and Arts Connect, with investment from Spirit of 2012, to deliver a series of arts festivals inspired by the work of William Shakespeare. The project spans three years, with a different cohort of artists leading each year in regional settings in the areas of Corby, Horncastle, Tamworth and Wolverhampton.