Season's Greetings

22nd December 2020

Our team collaborated remotely to create a stop motion animation to wish you all the very best for this festive period and the new year.     Video transcript We know that this is a worrying and unsettling time for many. We need creativity now more than ever to support each other, and to...

ACAVA Festive Gift Guide

15th December 2020

Our team compiled a list of favourite businesses selling limited artworks, editions and other festive gifts online. Support Kensington Aldridge Academy Handcrafted cushions and facemasks by parents at Kensington Aldridge Academy, a school local to ACAVA's office in North Kensington, in London,...

Open Calls Ending Soon

26th November 2020

Every Thursday we issue featured opportunities for creatives ending soon, find below a list of handpicked open calls with deadlines before next Sunday 31 October. Visit our Resources page for a more comprehensive list of work, callouts and funding available to artists.   Open Calls for Creatives...

Young Artists Programme 2020 Artists Selected

16th November 2020

We are thrilled to welcome Anna Reading, Emily Motto and Gal Leshem as this year's Young Artists Programme's artists, selected with help from three families from North Kensington. Read the original callout for artists' proposals here. Anna Reading, who also trained at The Slade School of Art,...

ACAVA celebrates commitment to Real Living Wage

13th November 2020

12 November 2020   This week ACAVA has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at ACAVA receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.30 in the UK or £10.75 in London. Both rates are significantly higher than the government minimum for over 25s,...