Info for Artists

Artists Access to Art Colleges

Closing dates for applications: September 2010

Helping artists realise their dreams and students imagine their future:
http://www.AA2A.org
http://twitter.com/AA2Aproject

The AA2A project offers artists & designer makers the opportunity to undertake a period of research or realise a project using art college facilities eg. workshops, IT facilities, lending library, & lecture programme.  AA2A schemes aim to benefit students and Colleges through their interaction with practising artists.

FOR FULL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND DETAILS OF HOW TO APPLY
visit http://www.aa2a.org/apply

Access is free, for at least 100 hours, between Oct 2010 and April 2011 and a materials/travel grant of £220 is usually available. Applicants must have at least one year’s professional practice and should be able to work with minimal technical support. Artists on AA2A schemes run from 2007 to 2008 or before can now reapply.  To read previous artists’ stories visit http://aa2a.org/publication - AA2A particularly welcomes applications from applicants with disabilities, from culturally diverse backgrounds and non-graduates

APPLICATION PACKS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE DIRECTLY FROM THE COLLEGES TAKING PART:

University of Cumbria      01228 888745     karen.graham@cumbria.ac.uk
printmaking, wood, metal, ceramics, textiles

Northumbria University  (Newcastle)     0191 243 7059       barry.nicholson@northumbria.ac.uk
printmaking, wood, metal, ceramics, digital media, photography, video, drawing, painting

University of Sunderland       0191 515 3606      ellen.dorans@sunderland.ac.uk
glass, ceramics

Teesside University  (Middlesbrough)      01642 384 045     K.Geldart@tees.ac.uk
printmaking, wood, metal, plastic, digital media, painting

Hull School of Art & Design        01482 480 970       LHoughton@hull-college.ac.uk
printmaking, wood, metal, glass, ceramics, textiles, fashion, costume, film, video, sound, digital media, photography, illustration, graphic design, painting

University of Central Lancashire  (Preston)     01772 893 959     jpcrane@uclan.ac.uk  printmaking, fashion

Bradford School of Arts & Media      01274 438 965    h.farrar@bradfordcollege.ac.uk  printmaking, ceramics, jewellery, textiles, photography, digital media, graphic design, painting

University of Huddersfield        01484 471 145        k.cowans@hud.ac.uk printmaking, 3D scanning, rapid prototyping, lazer cutting, textiles, video, photography, digital media, installation, project space, drawing, painting

Manchester Metropolitan University      0161 247 1122    c.coyle@mmu.ac.uk  printmaking, wood, metal, glass, ceramics, textiles, fashion, graphic design, photography

University of Salford       0161 295 5223       artsunit-amss@salford.ac.uk  constructed fibre, phonic art/sound, installation, drawing, painting

Liverpool Community College      0151 252 4319       john.keith@liv-coll.ac.uk  printmaking (screen), ceramics, fashion, printed textiles, digital imaging, multi media, photography, painting, drawing, liferooms

University Centre Doncaster      0130 255 3578       laura.zenbergs@don.ac.uk   printmaking, wood, metal, ceramics, textiles, fashion, film, video, digital media, photography, graphic design, painting

University of Lincoln        01522 895 239       peastwood@lincoln.ac.uk  printmaking, fashion, time-based media, digital media, video, animation, photography, installation, painting, drawing

Nottingham Trent University       0115 848 8652       susan.rhodes@ntu.ac.uk  printmaking, wood, metal, glass, resin, ceramics, interior textiles, puppetry, digital media, audio/sonics, video, photography, installation, painting, drawing

University of Derby       01332 593 113      j.falconer@derby.ac.uk   printmaking, wood, metal, casting, carving, glass, ceramics, textiles, digital media, photography

Loughborough University      01509 228 903      R.Dewing@lboro.ac.uk  printmaking, wood, fine metal, foundry, stonecarving, ceramics, textiles, digital media, animation, video, photography, installation, illustration, painting, drawing

University of Wolverhampton       01902 323 399       S.Hind@wlv.ac.uk   printmaking, wood, metal, foundry, wood / stonecarving, hot glass, ceramics, interior textiles, digital media, video, photography, illustration, painting

Birmingham City University          0121 331 5950         sue.rice@bcu.ac.uk       printmaking, plaster resin casting, video, photography, digital media

Coventry University        02476 88 7794 or 0247 688 8248      a.rogers@coventry.ac.uk  printmaking, metal, foundry casting, ceramics, textiles, lazer cutting, digital media, installation, painting, drawing

Hereford College of Arts       01432 845 366        w.tolley@hca.ac.uk   printmaking, wood, jewellery, ceramics, textiles, artists books, multi media, photography, animation, painting

Anglia Ruskin University    (Cambridge)      0845 196 2317       Cassie.Lynch@anglia.ac.uk  printmaking, digital media, photography, illustration, painting

University Campus Suffolk   (Ipswich)      01473 343 486         r.catto@ucs.ac.uk    printmaking, wood, metal, plaster, lens based and digital media, drawing - NB: U.C.S. is a pilot scheme and full artists grants may not be available

University of Hertfordshire   (Hatfield)       01707 285 327       ad-shortcourse@herts.ac.uk   printmaking, wood, metal, glass, ceramics, textiles, fashion, costume, digital media, film, video, sound, photography, graphics, illustration, painting

London Metropolitan University       0207 320 2800       v.pratt@londonmet.ac.uk   printmaking, mixed media, silversmithing, jewellery, textiles (furnishings), furniture, time-based media, photography

Chelsea College of Art and Design    (London)       0207 514 7914       l.paylor@camberwell.arts.ac.uk  digital printed textiles, digital woven textiles, ceramics (3D visualisation in clay - raw to fired), digital media (video and editing)

Camberwell College of Arts    (South London)    0207 514 7914       l.paylor@camberwell.arts.ac.uk  (NB: admin shared with Chelsea) printmaking, wood, metal, foundry, ceramics, photography, digital media, illustration

Kingston University    (South London)    0208 417 4238      S.Mulhall@kingston.ac.uk print, wood, metal, jewellery, stone, glass, ceramics, mouldmaking, textiles, extensive filmmaking & digital media, photography, painting

University for the Creative Arts  (Canterbury & Maidstone)     01622 620 113         jpainter@ucreative.ac.uk   printmaking, wood, metal, casting, digital media, film, video, sound, photography, painting, drawing

University of Portsmouth        02392 843 801         Claire.Bates@port.ac.uk    printmaking, fine metals, wood, glass, ceramics, fashion, textiles, digital media, photography

Plymouth College of Art and Design        01752 203 434       exhibitions@plymouthart.ac.uk  printmaking, metals (incl.fine), glass, ceramics, fashion/textiles, moving image, animation, digital media, games design, photography, graphics, painting

University College Falmouth   0132 637 0483      aa2a@falmouth.ac.uk    wood, metal, glass (hot and cold), ceramics, plastics, textile print, weave and stitch, digital production

If you cannot contact a college repeatedly, please let us know by email at  AA2A@wendymason.biz

Artists Access to Art Colleges is funded by the Lottery through ACE


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