AboutCG Associates, a membership scheme for artists, writers and independent curators working in contemporary art, launches at Castlefield Gallery on Tuesday 4 Dec. It has been developed by Castlefield Gallery to support members in developing their work and careers by providing information, training, opportunities, promotion and critical dialogue.
Benefits of the scheme include:
Opportunities to apply for three Launch Pad exhibitions a year at Castlefield Gallery.
Access to temporary spaces via Castlefield Gallery's New Art Spaces scheme, which offers 'Pop-up' project spaces for artists and creative practitioners.
An hour's one-to-one advisory session with a key member of Castlefield Gallery staff.
Access to expert professional development training and workshops, for example on pricing, copyright, selling work and web presence.
Members' names and a link to their website/blog listed on Castlefield Gallery website.
Monthly CG Associates sessions, e.g. crit sessions with other CG Associates and invited artists.
CG Associates will launch on 4 Dec, 6-8 pm, at a special festive event hosted by artist/curator Mike Chavez Dawson. To attend the launch, please register at http://cgassociateslaunch.eventbrite.com/.
Membership costs £60 per year and there is a special Early Bird offer: anyone who joins on 4 Dec will receive one month's free membership.
You'll also be able to join online on 4 Dec at www.castlefieldgallery.co.uk/associates and still take advantage of the Early Bird offer.