Visual Art South West (VASW) orking towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.
Visual Arts South West works in partnership with organisations, funders, groups and artists to deliver a programme that supports the development and sustainability of the visual arts in the South West. Since its inception in 2010, VASW has created programmes that respond to the needs of artists, professionals and organisations, developed through extensive consultation with the sector.
We are currently delivering a 15-month (October 2015-December 2016) Arts Council grant funded programme which includes the strands: ‘Going Places’, ‘Writing Partnerships’, ‘Critical Dialogue’, ‘Website Development’ and ‘Artist Mentoring Programme’ and you can find our more information about the programme in the ‘Current’ link of this section. We also continue to broker connections, offer advice, connect the sector through our newsletters, website and face-to-face.
We are working towards a strategyframework for 2015-18.