Call for Artist Proposals: Young Artists Programme

21st September 2020

About the Programme ACAVA’s Young Artists Programme is a weekly term-time programme for 7 to 11 years old delivered over the course of the school year. Each term, a small cohort of young people co-create with a visiting professional artist and explore what art is and can be, by experimenting with...

Exhibition by Andrew Rickett at BAKIIBAK gallery

9th September 2020

Andrew Rickett, an artist and ACAVA's Property Manager, is presenting a new body of work in an exhibition titled 'Lyfe' at BAKIIBAK gallery in East Sussex.  The show departs from a contained biosphere of yeast and sludge to a mythological universe imagined by the artist.  Spokesman Ben Lees has...

My Life in Art art competition for 5–16 years old

14th August 2020

The competition ACAVA's alumni Frederick Phillips and Pat Phillips are organising an art competition for children aged between 5 and 16 years old called ‘My Life in Art’. Children are invited to enter an artwork which shares their feelings about life in Staffordshire during the past four months....

Young Photographers Alumni

10th August 2020

As we launch the callout for a new Young Photographer we look back at the work developed by the programme's alumni who, after completing their menteeship, have been commissioned by local organisations for other professional work. You can visit Jason Garcia's Instagram profile here and website for...

Could you be our next Young Photographer?

10th August 2020

Image by Jason Garcia, former Young Photographer   We are looking for young people living in North Kensington for a paid part time work placement with ACAVA to learn photography alongside professional photographer Zute Lightfoot.  You will come away from the project with a full body of work for...