CCANW News and Updates

GNAPUK 2018 callout

The Ephemeral River (dancing, speaking, singing, laughing) A Global Nomadic Art Project June 9-19 2018   Read more information about GNAP-UK   Call for participation   Since 2001 CCANW  has been exploring new understandings of our place within the natural...

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Nick Reeves Award 2017

from this year's winner, GroundWork Gallery Help us to celebrate our prestigious Nick Reeves Award this week  - and let's also send many congratulations to Hanna Tuulikki and Tony Foster, who were specially commended. Two great events are also announced here. The Art...

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GNAP UK 2018 info

The Ephemeral River (dancing, speaking, singing, laughing) A Global Nomadic Art Project  |  #gnapuk  |  @ccanw The Ephemeral River takes place at Dartington Hall in the UK from June 9 to June 18, 2018   PARTICIPANT CALLOUT We are currently seeking...

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Nature Art Biennale 2018

Nature – Private Space – Shelter The Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, an international festival for nature artists and a wonderful stage for their communication, has announced its 8th exhibition. The 2018 Nature Art Biennale has chosen as its theme ‘NATURE – PRIVATE...

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Ecovention Europe

'Ecovention Europe: Art to Transform Ecologies, 1957-2017' is a major exhibition at the Museum De Domijnen, Sittard in the Netherlands which continues until 7 January 2018. Curated by Sue Spaid, it shows works by over 40 artists from 13 countries - including several...

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GroundWork Gallery wins Reeves Award

The new GroundWork Gallery in King's Lynn has won this year's Nick Reeves Award, awarded annually by CCANW and CIWEM's Arts and Environment Network. Special Commendations were also given to artists Hanna Tuulikki and Tony Foster. Overlooking the River Purfleet,...

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News from Rebecca Ballestra, one of CCANW's Associate Curators. 48 YEARS: THE UNIMEDIAMODERN GALLERY RENEWED ITSELF WITH A NEW CO-CURATORIAL FIGURE     Artists who become curators. Genoa is now following this tendency as well.     Genoa- - UnimediaModern is welcoming...

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Nick Reeves Award

We were delighted to have received 33 nominations for this year's Nick Reeves Award-more than in any previous year and a strong indication of the increasing engagement of artists with environmental issues. An announcement of the winner will be made in September. The...

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Exhibitions in Exeter

Exhibitions at the Innovation Centre, University of Exeter  Following three years of CCANW successfully curating exhibitions at the Innovation Centre, no further funding is available. However, work by Exeter based artist Richard Rochester, previously shown by...

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Our new website

Our new website has launched. Not yet complete, but quite close. We're very happy if you contact us to let us know if things aren't working or if you can't find something or if you'd like to make a suggestion. Image: Oliver Raymond-Barker's camera obscura under...

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Are you an artist or creative thinker? Join us for ‘The Ephemeral River (dancing, speaking, singing, laughing). Apply now for a free place on this 9-day residency @Dartington. A rare opportunity @artdotearth…

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Open until February 14 a fantastic exhibition of work by artists painting with earth pigments, ranging from abstract geometric patterns to landscapes and images from the #refugee camp at Calais. Full info at…

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First Friday, February 2

February 2, 2018, 1:00pm - February 2, 2018, 3:30pm

Join us on February 2 for the first First Friday of 2018. As always, we gather at 1pm for a shared lunch – bring something to share. Around 2, we re-convene for our guest artist talk, this month by...

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