NPO-H MY GOD!

UK Young Artists is delighted to announce that we have been successful in our application to become a National Portfolio Organisation for Arts Council England. This investment means that our work can continue to develop and our ambitions continue to grow; supporting more artists, connecting with more cultural organisations, and enabling artist mobility across the world. 

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Laura Evans
Nottingham Refugee Week

We are delighted to bring the work of Avo Kaprealian to the UK for Nottingham Refugee Week.

Supported by UK Young Artists in partnership with Nottingham Contemporary there will be a special screening of Houses Without Doors (2016) by artist and filmmaker Avo Kaprealian

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Laura Evans
GE2017 - Culture, Arts and Education in the Party Manifestos

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!

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Laura Evans
Site Specific Art - A Workshop with Joe Rowley

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

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Laura Evans
EMERGE 2017 - EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY

The Emerge 2017 Festivals are fast approaching and Shakespearience Corby needs you! Impulse Collective and Scufflebox Theatre Company have been working with groups of young people in Corby to conceptualise, programme, market and manage a one-day festival inspired by Shakespeare – with a Corby twist.

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Laura Evans
BLACKPOOL WEEKENDER DIARIES

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.

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Laura Evans
MEDITERRANEA 18, ALBANIA - SELECTED ARTISTS

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.

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Laura Evans
REFLECTIONS ON UNISLAM 2017

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.

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Laura Evans
Blackpool Weekender 2017 - Meet The Artists

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.

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Laura Evans
EMERGE 2016/17 - MEET THE Artists

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. 

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Laura Evans
UK Young Artists in South Korea!

UK Young Artists is delighted to announce that we were successful in our application to the Arts Council England Artist International Development Fund. Led by our Director, Michelle Bowen, UKYA will be travelling to South Korea to open up new dialogues and explore potential projects and collaborations. 

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Laura Evans
UKYA's Young Curator - Joe Rowley

UK Young Artists is delighted to welcome Joe Rowley to our team as a young Curator. This new year-long post will see Joe work on some really exciting projects, including the curation of our National Festival in Derby this year.

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Laura Evans