Autumn: find your Flow – seek new horizons, plot, plan, fundraise – 4 mentoring slots available

As the evenings draw in it’s a good time to start pondering the next steps for your practice. G4A grant applications submitted soon will bear fruit (if successful) in the New Year and motivate you during the short winter days and the long cold nights. Maybe it’s because the evening light is still hanging onContinue reading “Autumn: find your Flow – seek new horizons, plot, plan, fundraise – 4 mentoring slots available”

the flush of delight when someone I mentor is awarded a grant warms the cockles!

I have to share this news, but confidentiality won’t allow me to say who it is – but well done you! It’s an absolute privilege to mentor the people I do – they are committed and serious about their practice and work really hard to survive, despite all odds these days….. I know how itContinue reading “the flush of delight when someone I mentor is awarded a grant warms the cockles!”

at risk of being a groupie for Thinking Practice, great paper on ‘being plural’

There is little I can say about Mark Robinson’s latest blog, “We have come here today to be plural” other than you must read it if you wish to read a balanced and considered reflection upon the impact austerity is having on the arts. He uses some wonderful images as illustrations of how people canContinue reading “at risk of being a groupie for Thinking Practice, great paper on ‘being plural’”

‘Intercourse’ event (love that title!) – “I’m not sitting at the front” last weekend. It was in the Elbow Room in Cardiff.

I really enjoyed the ‘Intercourse’ event (love that title!) – “I’m not sitting at the front” last weekend. It made me think – a lot. The focus was participatory visual arts practice and involved great talks by Gill Nicol and Sophie Hope, interspersed with actions created by artists, which, as a member of the audience,Continue reading “‘Intercourse’ event (love that title!) – “I’m not sitting at the front” last weekend. It was in the Elbow Room in Cardiff.”

Flow likes a challenge, but what does Flow do? who do we work with? where do we do it?

I realised that whilst I’ve been busy having meetings, making plans and thinking forward, I haven’t really shared on my website what I actually DO. Typical, one gets busy doing and forgets to spread the word. And what is my ‘normal’ may not be yours! So here goes, in a nutshell, this is what I/Flow does: Flow specialisesContinue reading “Flow likes a challenge, but what does Flow do? who do we work with? where do we do it?”

last month Free for Feb, this month it’s #internationalwomensday 2 free artist mentor sessions

NOTE, THIS WAS WRITTEN IN 2013, BUT THAT ISN’T EVIDENT ON THE POST. Last month on Friday 1st February I launched Flow Advice by offering a huge TWELVE half-hour mentoring session to artists. All slots were taken and feedback tells me well received. So thanks to everyone for participating and I hope we talk againContinue reading “last month Free for Feb, this month it’s #internationalwomensday 2 free artist mentor sessions”