Latest Edition

Latest Edition is a Navigator North project building upon the success of previous professional development programmes and opportunities offered to visual artists. The focus of this project is around sustainable practice for artists who are interested in making work for exhibition and commission as well as sales of original and limited edition works and artist merchandise – exploring a range of income streams as part of creative practice.

The Latest Edition bursary for emerging artists will offer experience and knowledge in developing a sustainable career working with Navigator North, Festival of Thrift and established artists; Nick KennedyTheresa Easton and Alex Sickling – creating new work for Festival of Thrift 2017 and then toured to three regional exhibition venues in 2018 including Palace Arts in Redcar, The Witham in Barnard Castle and Hartlepool Art Gallery.

We’ll be bringing further news on the project soon, so please call back for further updates

Studios

We work in partnership with East Street Arts and Hammond & Associates as part of the InSitu programme, to support artists and the furtherance of the arts with the use of temporary spaces. We use these spaces whilst they are still up for commercial let and although temporary in nature (a two week notice period on most), many of these spaces have been unused for some time and are often in a variety of conditions when we acquire them. This can vary from ‘Grade A’ office space to long term empty properties in need of renovation before being commercially viable.
Space for Artists_image 6Each space can be used for a variety of uses to support the arts, and as part of our application process we aim to ensure that there is a good match between the nature of the space alongside the needs of the artist and their activity. These spaces are offered to support the development of the arts and artistic practice and are not available through us for activity of a more commercial nature.
Ongoing studio spaces are allocated via an application process and require successful applicants to become members of East Street Arts (annual membership is £50), supply a suitable reference, provide a bond for the space and set up a monthly standing order to pay for studio fees. Studio fees vary depending on each space from £50 to £120 per month. One month’s notice is required on all studio spaces.
Current spaces in use through us include –

  • Dundas House, Middlesbrough –office type spaces
  • Eggleston Court, Riverside Park, Middlesbrough – office type spaces
  • Teesview, Stockton Riverside – office type spaces
  • Keld House, Thornaby – office type spaces

One off or time limited use of spaces is also possible by arrangement.

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For more detailed information about any of our spaces and an application form please email info@navigatornorth.com.

*Please note individual viewings of spaces can only be offered once a suitable application has been submitted.