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Winner Announced for the Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2017

Winner Announced for the Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2017

December 14, 2017 2:52 pm / General / No comments

To have one reason to celebrate is normally enough to savour but Fine Art graduate Emily Hartness and her family have enjoyed marking three! As well as graduating from the University of Cumbria and collecting the first Institute of the Arts award for creativity and innovation, the 22 year-old from Carlisle has also been named Young Cumbria Artist of the Year. “To be named young artist was a major shock – I was looking forward to graduating and going out into the world but since hearing this I’ve never stopped smiling!” Emily said. The £500 cash prize is already earmarked […]

 
C-Art unveils shortlisted artists for C-Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year

C-Art unveils shortlisted artists for C-Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year

August 29, 2017 3:59 pm / General / No comments

The final shortlist of seven artists for the C-Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year Award have been selected. C-Art’s team of Young Curators worked with experts from the prestigious CCA in Glasgow and Open Eye in Liverpool to select 36 artists for the exhibition from the 82 submitted.  In recent years the exhibition, that champions the diverse brilliance of Cumbria’s contemporary artists has proved to be hugely popular, last year’s exhibition seeing 22,000 visitors.  This year the exhibition runs from 9th September to 5th November at Rheged alongside a number of exciting new elements to form the C-Art Festival. Adrian […]

 
C-Art Festival 2017 – Programme release

C-Art Festival 2017 – Programme release

August 17, 2017 11:56 am / General / No comments

Cumbria’s biggest and most successful county-wide Festival of contemporary art returns in September with a new Festival format.   From 8-17 Sept, C-Art Festival 17’s programme sees Cumbrian artists alongside national and international work. 152 artists in 60 places feature in a programme that includes the big C-Art exhibition at Rheged, the widest reaching Art in Extraordinary Places yet (across Cumbria from Walney to Carlisle) the new Art Fair and the Open Studios, and this year even more… In addition to all this Cumbrian talent on display, the new approach for the 2017’s Festival includes both international and nationally renowned […]

 
My Week at Eden Arts

My Week at Eden Arts

March 10, 2017 2:19 pm / General / No comments

This week Eden Arts have been hosting a work experience student from Appleby Grammar, Isla has been working across a range of our projects – here is what she has to say about week in the office. Work Experience – I was very excited to start my work experience at Eden Arts and get away from school which comes hand in hand with looming exams and revision. I was greeted warmly by the staff (plus Reggie the dog) and was immediately thrown into action as I started my first assignment; making Faeries for the new project ‘The Unseen’. I had […]

 
Eden Arts: Project Manager/Producer

Eden Arts: Project Manager/Producer

February 13, 2017 4:52 pm / General / No comments

Project Manager/Producer (Fixed Term contract) opportunity Eden Arts work with great people to do great things. We need someone who can dive straight in and head up the event management and production of  Eden Arts’ diverse and high profile festival and events programme including The Winter Droving, C-Art Festival, Picnic Cinema, and potentially a Chinese New Year Festival in Carlisle (subject to funding). You will be passionate about ensuring that arts and culture are seen as central and essential to civic, social and economic life. You will have experience of project managing outdoor (and indoor) events. Click here to get an insight […]

 
Eden Arts is looking for CARNY acts…

Eden Arts is looking for CARNY acts…

February 1, 2017 3:32 pm / General / No comments

We are interested in CARNY… We like CARNY shows, sideshows, barkers… What would a 21st century carny made by and/or populated by artists look like? We are seeking new collaborators and collaborations for sideshows at our Winter Droving festival and other events.  This may be from artists and groups who are already working around CARNY themes or those who wish to develop new work. We book shows, and we can support funding bids for new ones, we can help with rehearsal space and technical support as well as promoting your work to other festival/arts contacts within our networks. “The Winter […]

 
C-Art ‘Open Studios’:  More than 80 venues open their doors

C-Art ‘Open Studios’: More than 80 venues open their doors

September 1, 2016 1:32 pm / General / No comments

C-Art ‘Open Studios’: More than 80 venues open their doors for Cumbria’s biggest visual arts event A diverse arts trail featuring more than 110 artists and designers will bring Cumbria to life with an array of exhibitions, open studios, workshops and special events for two weeks from Saturday 10 September 2016. Co-ordinated by Eden Arts, ‘Open Studios’ is all part of C-Art 2016, which is now one of the biggest visual rural arts projects in the North of England. The Open Studios events will span a record-breaking 81 locations from Morecambe Bay and Cumbria’s west coast to the historic border […]

 
MARK THOMAS- THE RED SHED

MARK THOMAS- THE RED SHED

July 28, 2016 4:05 pm / General / No comments

Tues 22nd Nov | 8pm | £16 Lakin McCarthy and Mark Thomas In association with West Yorkshire Playhouse Mark Thomas: The Red Shed Directed by Joe Douglas The Red Shed is the third part in a trilogy of multi award winning shows (Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed) A story of strikes, dinner ladies and commies. Crap beer, great beer, burgers and burger slingers. Pickets, placards, friendship, love, history, dreams and above all remembering. Mark returns to where he first performed, a red wooden shed in Wakefield, the labour club, to celebrate its 50th birthday. Part theatre, stand up, journalism, activism, it’s […]

 
The Summer Pudding needs you…

The Summer Pudding needs you…

June 10, 2016 12:41 pm / General / No comments

We need crew members to work on Eden Arts’ brand new festival The Summer Pudding. A fruity, gooey, indulgent one day festival for all the family on Saturday 20th August in the grounds of the splendid Appleby Castle. Click here to find out more about the festival. We are looking for Bar Manager Bar Persons Technicians Stage Managers Artist Liaison Stewards We have both paid and volunteer roles. You would need to be able to get to Appleby, Cumbria and work on Sat 20th August and potenitially Fri 19th August. There will be an option to camp overnight on Friday […]

 
Exhibit your work alongside internationally renowned artists

Exhibit your work alongside internationally renowned artists

June 8, 2016 10:18 am / General / No comments

The search is on to find the Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2016, including the chance to exhibit alongside four other homegrown artists who have already made their mark across the globe. The Cumbrian Artist of the Year competition aims to bring together the best of the county’s creative talent and is returning for a second year as part of the award winning C-Art, Cumbria’s largest visual arts event. From painting, sculpture and photography to ceramics, textiles and furniture design, artists from a wide range of arts and crafts disciplines are being urged to put their work forward. The finalists […]