Sowing Seeds: April CG Associates session

24/04/2013 / 17:45

For CG Associates Members Only

Our April CG Associates meeting will focus on ‘Making Your Own Opportunities’ as an artist or curator.

We invite you to join Catharine Braithwaite of Lethal Communications who will be giving a presentation on how to get noticed by the press. Catharine will then be one of four table hosts at a World Cafe session, alongside: Jason Simpson, artist and founder member of Neo Artists, who will be sharing his experience of setting up studios, exhibition spaces and local networks; Paulette Terry Brien of International 3, who will be sharing her expertise on art markets; and artist  Hilary Jack, who will be sharing her experience of creating opportunities to exhibit and developing a career as an artist.


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Kevin J Pocock, Brutal Facade, Acrylic on canvas

Launch Pad: Kevin J Pocock


Castlefield Gallery’s next Launch Pad project, a solo exhibition by Kevin J Pocock previews on Thurs 18 Apr, 6-8pm and continues from 19 – 28 Apr 2013.

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Web Presence for Artists

14/04/2013 / 11:30

CG Associates Members Only

Two full day practical sessions, delivered by web developers ohdigital.

The course is aimed at people with and without websites; very beginners will be able to set up a blog and/or a simple website which can be added to from home, while artists who already have a web presence can find out how to improve it and spend dedicated time making improvements under expert guidance.

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Dead Data - promotional image for Orreries exhibition

Rogue Project Space Talk

09/04/2013 / 18:30

CG Associates Members only

Taneesha Ahmed and Annie Carpenter, artist/curators of Rogue Project Space, talk  about their current exhibition Orreries, their curatorial programme as a whole and how CG Associates can get involved with the Project Space. Antony Hall from Godlee Observatory, one of the exhibiting artists, will also be there to talk about his work and experience with the Project Space.

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Build-Up: A Practice

07/04/2013 / 3:30-4:30pm

To coincide with her exhibition at Castlefield Gallery, Emily Speed will direct a group of acrobats to perform a series … Read more

January CG Associates session

Spring is Sprung: March CG Associates event

26/03/2013 / 6:30

CG Associate Members only – The third monthly CG Associates session takes place on Tues 26 March, 6:30 till 8:30 pm, and will be hosted by the Lionel Dobie Project. There’ll be a chance to find out about the Lionel Dobie Project’s activities and programme. We’ll also be finding out about DIY Art School, how it’s gone so far and what’s coming up.

If you’d like to find out more about becoming a CG Associate member visit castlefieldgallery.co.uk/associates

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Panel Discussion: Hayley Newman & Emily Speed chaired by Bridget Crone

23/03/2013 / 3:30-5pm

Castlefield Gallery is pleased to host a panel discussion with Hayley Newman and Emily Speed chaired by independent curator Bridget Crone/ Plenty Projects.

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Web and Social Media Marketing for Artists

20/03/2013 / 18:30-21:00

An overview of Web and Social Media Marketing for Artists, delivered by experts in the field from Axisweb.

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6 Million Ways of Getting into the Arts: Live Art and Acting

20/03/2013 / 6-9pm

Join us on Wed 20 March, 6-9pm at the Digital World Centre 1, (next to the Lowry Art Gallery and Theatre) to hear performance artist Tim Etchells, who since its inception in 1984 has led the acclaimed performance group Forced Entertainment alongside alongside Darren R L Gordon Artistic Director and Actor Trainer of acting school DNA Performance Resource to hear about the different avenues open to people wanting to develop a career in live art and acting.

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6 Million Ways of Getting into the Arts: Moving Image

19/03/2013 / 6-9pm

Join 2013 Northern Art Prize shortlisted artist Rosalind Nashashibi and Karen Shannon, Arts Development Manager: New Media of Let’s Go Global to discuss the different avenues open to anyone wanting to develop a career in moving image.

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