About

Visual Arts Group Wales (VAGW) is an independent, voluntary network that exists to strengthen the contemporary visual arts sector in Wales through partnership, advocacy and training.

The members meet three times a year to make progress on VAGW’s mission, to further the conditions in which a dynamic and successful visual arts sector can thrive in Wales.

Latest News

  • UPCOMING CPD workshop: Representation in the Visual Arts 
    Date & Time  Friday 30th April 2021, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm These sessions take place on Zoom. Hosted by Gail Howard, Jonny Cotsen & Jane Simpson. This workshop will have a live palantypist and BSL interpreters (Claire Anderson & Catherine McShane) Events  Visual Arts Group Wales (VAGW) is holding one Continuing Professional Development (CPD) … Read more
  • PAST EVENT CPD Workshop: Curiosity; introduction to a career in visual arts 
    Hosted by: Chris Mooney-Brown & Sadia Pineda Hameed Date & Time  Sunday 18th April 2021, 10:30 am – 12:15 pm These sessions take place on Zoom. Event Visual Arts Group Wales (VAGW) is holding one Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshop that aims to allow space and time for curiosity. This event is a direct response … Read more
  • PAST EVENT CPD Workshop: Diversifying income; The value of Art and Artists 
    Hosted by: Laura H Drane  Date & Time Wednesday 21st April 2021, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm These sessions take place on Zoom. Event  Visual Arts Group Wales (VAGW) is holding one Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshop that aims to help artists and individuals who work in the arts diversify their income. This event is … Read more
  • NEW DATES ANNOUNCED Regional Conversations: An opportunity to discuss the visual arts landscape with Visual Arts Group Wales  
    Hosted by: Helga Henry Date & Times  North Wales Tuesday 11th May, 2:00 pm – 4:15pm Mid/ West Wales Wednesday 12th May, 11:00 am – 1:15 pm  South Wales Thursday 13th May, 10:00 am – 12:45pm  These sessions take place on Zoom. Event What do we need for a vibrant visual arts sector and how … Read more
  • INTERLUDE: Bursary and Mentoring Programme
    INTERLUDE: Bursary and Mentoring Programme – bursary application now closed. Audio Described INTERLUDE, organised by Visual Arts Group Wales (VAGW) offers a mentoring programme consisting of four collective and peer-mentoring based workshops, an assigned mentor for one-to-one mentoring, and a bursary of £3000 – for five artists living or working in Wales, or with connection … Read more

  • Developing a visual arts network for Wales
    In 2019 VAGW (Visual Arts Group Wales) undertook sector research and consultation with support from Arts Council of Wales’ Business Development fund. The aims of the project were to: Understand the needs and priorities of the visual arts sector in Wales Determine the sector’s expectations of what a visual arts network for Wales should be … Read more

Contact


VAGW Co-Chairs: Alfredo Cramerotti, MOSTYN; Chris Mooney-Brown, g39