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Deptford’s Core Gallery creates artists’ support network with DIY Educate

After the safety of school, facing the real world can make artists feel a bit lost - this is why the working artists at the Core Gallery started ‘DIY Educate’. Starting from Saturday 26th February, there will be workshops, critiques and lectures to help with the practical aspects of art life.

Written by Jessica Furseth


Rosalind Davis

‘I came out of five years of education with a BA and an MA, but I still didn’t know where to begin when it came to knowing how the art world works,’ says Rosalind Davis, co-director of the Core Gallery. A lot of people who graduated university with an arts or humanities degree are likely to identify with this sentiment; while art school is good for finding your voice, it’s not so good when it comes to teaching you about running a business. This is where Rosalind, and her fellow Core Gallery artists, hope to be able to help.


Enver Gursev

The Core Gallery was set up in April 2010, and puts on exhibitions by emerging curators. ‘We want to be a dynamic, exploratory space,’ says Rosalind. Their DIY Educate programme kicks off this spring, focusing firmly on ‘what they don’t teach you in school’: how to apply for an exhibition, how to sell your work, how to approach a… read more

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