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Explore and discover the activities of contemporary artists working in and around the UK.
Search the Axis Directory hosting over 3,000 selected Artists, Makers and Art Professionals. Search by Name, Location, Area of Practice, Skills and Experience.
Axisweb Opportunities is a one-stop show to reach Artists, Makers and Art Professionals. Tell us what you're looking for and we will share it with the right people.
As a Member you become part of a network of like-minded individuals who share a passion for the arts and work with us to enhance, promote and champion good arts practice.
As a Directory Member you’ll be supported and promoted. You’ll become part of a selected network of artists who share a passion for good artistic practice. Recognised as a symbol of excellence, the Axis Directory helps build connections and enables people to find and discover artists.
By providing the most comprehensive vetted list of opportunities, we save you the hassle of having to trawl long lists on websites, emails and social media.
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Public liability insurance could be the most important cover an Artist, Maker, Art Professional and Creative Freelancers has. Our simple guide looks at the main features and pitfalls.
Judith Alder - “it is a go-to resource used and recommended by many curators” DISCOVER ARTISTS >
We take a festive-flavoured look at artworks from our Directory and reveal one a day in the run up to Christmas
Plymouth-based artist Keith Harrison as been awarded the 2016 Jerwood Open Forest commission
We talk to Claire Hope, our Artist of the Month for December, about the production of images, power and constructing relationships.
This week we take a look at some excellent paintings on the site, featuring Iain Andrews, Elysia Byrd, Stuart Dodman, Caroline Hall and Denise Hickey
A selection of current and forthcoming events by Axisweb Members
We’re delighted to announce that Axisweb  has been successful in securing almost £100,000 from Innovate UK to support a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
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Each year the Henry Moore Institute offers a number of Fellowships to enable researchers of different backgrounds and disciplines to develop their work. Deadline: 6 March 2017
10 bursaries providing an opportunity for artists to define and determine their own development needs. Deadline: 9 January 2017
Contemporary Artists are invited to apply to exhibit in the gallery during February 2017. Deadline: 2 January 2017
The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize is a BBC, Crafts Council and V&A initiative. It will be awarded to a craft practitioner or designer-maker resident in the UK. Deadline: 6 February 2017
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