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.
- INTERLUDE: Bursary and Mentoring Programme mentors announcementAs part of Interlude, the selected artists as well as some Interlude applicants received tailored mentoring. As the programme comes to an end, VAGW is excited to share the programme’s brilliant, insightful mentors: Amak Mahmoodian Born in Shiraz, Iran. Lives in Bristol, UK. Amak’s work questions notions of identity and home, bridging a space between … Read more
- INTERLUDE: Bursary and Mentoring Programme artists announcementVisual Arts Group Wales (VAGW) is thrilled to announce the recipients of the Interlude Bursary and Mentoring Programme, supported by the Cultural Recovery Fund from the Arts Council of Wales. After a sustained series of 68 conversations and online studio visits that took place between March and May 2021, the five mentees that will undertake … Read more
- 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
- Developing a visual arts network for WalesIn 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
VAGW Co-Chairs: Alfredo Cramerotti, MOSTYN; Chris Mooney-Brown, g39