Advice, opportunities, and insight for visual artists

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Meet other artists through our online and offline projects


Find opportunities and learn how to make great applications


Advice and information for artists about your career and beyond

Artquest Exchange

Artquest Exchange is our free, professional, peer to peer online community for visual artists. Use it to find artists around the corner or around the world to:

  • find artists to work with, get feedback on your work, and advice on your career,
  • get to know artists in new places when you plan to travel,
  • find relevant content on our site more easily,
  • extend your professional network,
  • arrange temporary studio and apartment exchange.

Artquest Exchange is open to any professional artist to join for free.

Research & Insight.

We work with hundreds of artists each year, and survey thousands more. Through our projects we directly benefit artists in their careers and find out more about how they live and work. We use this research to build insight into artists’ working conditions and the barriers they face.

Latest updates

The Future of Work

An online panel discussion, taking place on Zoom, that interrogates what working in the creative sector might look like in the next 3 to 5 years. Tuesday 8th February 6.30 7.45pm6.30 7.45pm Book tickets Remote audience on live stream will…

North Devon: opening an artist-led gallery space
Art Worlds

Opening an artist led contemporary gallery space during a global pandemic in rural Devon doesn’t sound like a good idea on paper, but one year in it feels like one of the best decisions I have ever made. In March…

Alice Billings House art commission

Creative Land Trust is looking for applicants to put forward proposals for a project, e.g. a temporary artwork, an installation, or intervention on the streets in proximity to Alice Billings House that speaks to Stratford and Newham’s diversity and creativity,…