SPACE Advice Bureau

A SPACE Artist Initiatives programme, providing free advice and guidance to all members of the SPACE community. Launched during the pandemic in 2020 in response to your requests and suggestions in the Tenant Survey, this programme includes one-to-one mentoring, webinars, coaching and peer-to-peer sessions to support you in developing your artist practice.

open call
deadline Friday 30 April
Open Call: One Place East X SPACE
We are looking for 5 artists from the SPACE community to run a two-part workshop over Zoom for One Place East
CURRENT
Creative Practitioner Support
Gain valuable peer feedback in these free fortnightly sessions via SPACE Colchester's Facebook Group
mentoring
May – June 2021
SPACE members only
Online event
Peer-to-peer mentoring: video and sound with Teresa Cos
Online group sessions for artists working at the intersection of film, video, sound, experimental music, visual poetry, installation and performance.
coaching
April – July 2021
SPACE members only
Online event
Coaching with Lucy Cullingford
Book a free 1-2-1 online coaching session and explore your personal development in a safe and supportive space
group crit
May – June 2021
SPACE members only
Online event
Group crit sessions with Lydia Smith
A series of online group crit sessions for SPACE studio holders. All disciplines and media welcome
webinar
Tuesday 18 May
11.30am — 1pm
SPACE members only
Online event
Artists and unions: organising in precarious times — with Katriona Beales
A talk exploring the tools the trade union movement offers artists to collectively negotiate the art world
webinar
Thursday 13 May
11am — 12.30pm
SPACE members only
Online event
How to price and sell your work — with Ceri Hand
Learn practical steps you can action to optimise your chance of sales
group crit
Thursday 10 June
2 — 4pm
SPACE members only
Online event
Simon Willems SPACE Advice Bureau painting crit sessions
Painting practice — with Simon Willems
A group crit session for artists to discuss the formal, practical and contextual concerns of their practice
group crit
Thursday 20 May
2 — 4pm
SPACE members only
Online event
Simon Willems SPACE Advice Bureau painting crit sessions
Painting practice — with Simon Willems
A group crit session for artists to discuss the formal, practical and contextual concerns of their practice
group crit
Thursday 6 May
2 — 4pm
SPACE members only
Online Event
Simon Willems painting crit sessions SPACE Advice Bureau
Painting practice — with Simon Willems
A group crit session for artists to discuss the formal, practical and contextual concerns of their practice
mentoring
Various dates
April – June
SPACE members only
Online event
Practice & project advice — with Artquest
Free 1-2-1 mentoring with an Artquest specialist
webinar
Wednesday 28 April
11am — 12.30pm
SPACE members only
Online event
How to work with agents & gallerists — with Ceri Hand
An overview, illustrated by real examples, of how galleries operate and how they build a market for an artist
free to view
Planning in tough times
Patricia van den Akker of The Design Trust helps you set your financial, marketing and creative goals for the year ahead
free to view
Artist finances with Remi Harris
Watch Remi Harris MBE give her top tips on managing your personal and work finances
free to view
The power of the collective
How can artists pool their resources to achieve better outcomes for all
News
CURRENT
Artist studio at SPACE
Covid-19: Resources & Opportunities for Artists
SPACE has collated a list of useful information to help you navigate the current crisis