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Sarah Manton

Artist for hire to create joy through paper and textiles. Director of Curious Nottingham Ltd - passionate purveyors of arts and crafts.

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Smallkid Design (Kid30)

Kid30 (smallkid) Midlands based graffiti / street artist known for his cleanly painted bold characters. Recent works based around cartoon mash ups

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GBM Music

GBM Music creates music infused with science and psychology to help you live a better life.

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Vooght-Cathrew: handmade furniture & clocks

Vooght-Cathrew is run by Adrian Williams, who retrained from scientist to furniture-maker. With a keen interest in the environment and heritage, these element are combined to produced delightful handmade pieces in British or European timbers.

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Susana de Dios

Documentary photographer based in the East Midlands. Working on projects on immigration and the NHS. Also interested in socially engaged practice and working collaboratively with communities and groups. Using photography to explore mental health.

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One Thoresby Street

Fine art and applied art studio provision, exhibition and event venue, workshops, bespoke creative fabrication services

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Pam Miller, Fine Artist

I am a mid-career fine artist (painter, printmaker and mixed media artist) of thirty eight years’ experience. I graduated with an M.A. Fine Art in 1996 and have had numerous local (Nottingham), national and international solo and group exhibitions.

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Steve Edwards Photography

I'm a freelance photographer based in Carlton, Nottingham, I charge by the hour, don't operate an image limit and want to give value to clients

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Nottingham Contemporary

We've been described as “the most inspiring gallery in the UK” (Guardian). We’re a place for art, experimentation and meaningful encounters.Our exhibitions, events, learning programmes and research offer extraordinary perspectives on society,

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Pablo Rubio

I am a new media artist exploring the relationship between popular entertainment and politics through Adobe Creative Suite. Currently, I am based in Nottingham's Backlit Gallery as their Funded Studio Resident.

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Isabelle Amante Artist

Mixed media artist specialising in large landscape and abstract paintings

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Julie Vernon Mosaics

Award winning mosaic artist creating interior wall art, public art sculptures and bespoke commissions. Mosaic workshops, schools and community arts projects.

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Janet Wootton

After a career in the creative industries: as a journalist; government information officer and television and radio regulator and non-exec director Janet now uses her skills to advise and mentor others in the sector.She is a self-employed artist.

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CurrentlyKimmy

I am a local artist who practices in creating beautiful oddities from ethically sourced materials.

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Surface Gallery

Surface Gallery is the local, volunteer-led, Contemporary Art gallery of Nottingham.

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Lucy E. Wakefield

Actor, Illustrator and Writer

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Lakeside Arts

Based on University Park campus next to Highfields Park, Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham’s public arts and heritage programme. Lakeside offers theatre and dance, chamber and world music and an expertly curated exhibitions programme.

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Meanmagenta Photography

Textile designer, photographer, member of the Royal Photographic Society and the Association of Photographers, recently awarded the Honorable Mention at the 14th Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

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Isaac Powell

I’m Isaac, a freelance designer from Nottingham. I design websites and brand identities for brands that like to do good.

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Adam Shaw Photography

An experienced studio & location photographer specialising in lifestyle storytelling for brands and businesses.

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V21 Artspace

Claire Cutts is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of V21 Artspace, with 20 years experience in publishing, advertising and media production with regional media groups, Northcliffe Media, Nottingham Post Media Group, Local World & Johnston Press.

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Clare Morgan

Clare Morgan is a Fine artist blurring the boundaries between drawing, painting and print through figurative art that is often described as colourful, emotive and full of movement.

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Bus and Bird Arts

Hello, my name is Clare Taylor, otherwise known as Curious Clare. I am an Artist Educator based in the East Midlands. In 2016, I set up Bus and Bird Arts as a vehicle to work creatively with people of all ages.

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TTK Confectionery

TTK Confectionery are an innovative food gifting business specialising in product design and development. Their talented in house design team work with retailers to create eye-catching products based on trending prints, colours and silhouettes.

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Emily Catherine

Emily Catherine Illustration. Emily is a freelance illustrator and artist who specialises in hand drawn and painted artworks.

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Piero Golfieri

Hey everyone, Piero here! I have a degree in graphic design but I love everything related to art: Photography, drawing, music, singing, movies. I like to learn and everything that catches my eyes everyday inspires me.

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John McLean Photography

I run a commercial photography studio producing award winning images for clients in the advertising, marketing, fashion, lifestyle and architectural industries.

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Bruce Asbestos

Bruce Asbestos is an artist, working in video, fashion, video games and social media.

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Amy Lee Creative

Amy lee Young - Designer and Illustrator. Logos, branding and commissioned artwork with bold designs, playful palettes, slightly Northern accent

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Yvonne Clark Design

Originally trained as a knitwear designer I have updated my skills and work as a textile designer and artist

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ChalleNGe

ChalleNGe brings together Nottingham's cultural and education sectors to improve the city's cultural learning offer for children and young people.

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Deshaun Hancock

Bloom and Flow is an empowerment platform, helping women to live their most authentic lives through creativity, community, wellness and self care.

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CVAN East Midlands

CVAN EM is the Contemporary Visual Arts Network for the East Midlands. Our mission is to strengthen and develop the contemporary visual arts sector in the region, working to safeguard the future of artists and our sector as a whole.

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Jess Bright Design and Illustration

30 something year old specialising in illustration, graphic design and branding.

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Sophie Robins Mosaics

Sophie Robins is an established mosaic artist. She welcomes mosaic commissions both large and small, and enjoys running workshops and classes.

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Emma Metcalfe Illustration

Emma is an illustrator, writer and designer who specialises in working with museums and cultural organisations.

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Skate Nottingham

Skate Nottingham are dedicated to unlocking the potential of our city's skateboard heritage & community, facilitating active urban spaces and connecting young people to education & employment opportunities linked to their interests and skills.

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Scraggy Moo LightHeARTed Fun

A fun, bubbly ball of creative energy! As a mixed media artist I love sharing my skills and experiences with others. Using the process of creative expressive arts to find, rediscover and release your inner world and imagination!


Life

Modern urban living in and amongst refurbished lace factories and warehouses. On-trend independent retailers and many bars, restaurants, cafés, galleries, arts cinema and theatres. A buzz in the daytime and a rhythm at night.

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Learn

Nottingham Trent University, the UK’s University of the Year, has a Creative Quarter campus. Nottingham College is investing £58m in a new skills hub. Confetti is expanding fast. Metronome is open for business and learning.

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Work

Easy-access offices and workshops. Co-working and incubator spaces. Top-notch commercial premises. CQ supports entrepreneurs and creative businesses before they start trading, to start trading, and to grow.

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Invest

Investment and business location in Nottingham support the growth of our creative economy. The Creative Quarter offers the right skills, the right location and the best opportunities in the East Midlands’ fastest growing city.

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