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Passing Through

Curators: ArtCan East Anglia
Anteros Art Foundation
11-15 Fye Bridge Street
Norwich, NR3 1LJ
16 – 28 APRIL 2024

ArtCan is pleased to present Passing Through, an exhibition of eleven ArtCan East Anglia artists.
The artists share the belief that ‘we mark our time here through our experiences and imagination in our work.’ Each artist asks the questions: How do we see? How do we experience the world? How do we interpret our external and internal landscapes?
The exhibition brings artists’ individual responses together to sit side by side from across East Anglia to the Anteros Arts Foundation Gallery in Norwich. The exhibition is located both in the front room and the main gallery for visitors and it is free entry.

Monday – Saturday, 10.00 – 17.00 and Sunday 10.00 – 16.00.
A Meet the Artists takes place on 28th April, 2-4 pm

Participating artists:
Linda Chapman, Jennie Sharman-Cox, Jill Desborough, Liliana Dobbs, Eves Eveson, Rebecca Moss Guyver, Jane Hindmarch, Sarah Milne, Deborah Penfold, Sarah Pooley, Amy Wormald


April 17th, 20:00 – 21:00 (virtual event streamed via Teams)

ArtCan Co-Chair Deborah Henry-Pollard talks to ArtCan Artists Anita Chanda and Jill Meager about coaching, mentoring and presenting oneself as a contemporary Artist, and in particular, how Artists can engage their audiences and refine their delivery techniques. There will be an opportunity for Q&A’s.

About the Speakers

Jill Meager

I work as an artist and communications coach and my background is in theatre, film, TV and stand-up comedy. I have worked extensively both in the corporate and creative sectors on communication, ideas generation and creative leadership. I currently work as speech editor and performance coach in the Labour Shadow Cabinet.

Anita Chanda

I am an artist, a leadership trainer and executive coach. My work has spanned many decades across private and public sectors in twenty countries. Whether with nuclear scientists, accountants, or artists, I enable my clients to communicate with more skill and self-belief. 

My most recent assignment was a programme in Casablanca attended by 15 people from 10 different countries in February 2024.

The Shape of Things To Come

21st – 25th May
Gallery 475, 475 Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HL

“A sculptor is a person obsessed with the form and the shape of things, and it’s not just the shape of any one thing, but the shape of anything and everything.” Henry Moore
A collection of 2D and 3D work concerned with shape and form.

Curated by Miranda Barber, Caroline Wheaton, Kate Enters and Rita Carta-Manias

Private View Tuesday 21st May, 6.30pm – 8pm


More information coming soon, but save the dates for an exciting new exhibition this summer…

Previous Exhibitions and Events

ArtCan: Unravelled

11th – 17th March 2024

RuptureXIBIT and the Landmark Arts Centre

Curated by Catherine Sweet and Melanie Jordan

ArtCan will be popping up in South West London this March for a dual venue group exhibition focused on its artist members working with fibre and textiles. ArtCan: Unravelled aims to highlight how the boundaries of practicality and aesthetics can be blurred with the variety of methods used to create textile art, and to ‘tug on the thread’ of the narratives created within the whole.


5th – 16th March 2024

Stamford Arts Centre

ArtCan is pleased to present ‘ILLUMINATE’ exhibition organised by the ArtCan East Anglia group in the town of Stamford.

Transparent as a Dragonfly

4th – 9th March 2024

Bermondsey Project Space, London

Curators Anna Isopo and Martina Scavone of Arte Borgo, Lesley Bunch and Rita Carta Manias of ArtCan

Following a successful exhibition in the heart of Rome Transparent as a Dragonfly arrives in London. ArtCan is welcoming the wonderful team and artists of Arte Borgo Gallery at the Bermondsey Project Space.

Join us at the Private View to celebrate this amazing creative British-Italian collaboration on 7th March from 6pm – 8pm.

Ensemble 02

February 2023 – February 2024

Kroll Office, Paris (by appointment only)

Curated by Caroline Wheaton, Claire Chandler, Emmanuelle Orr and Kate Enters

“Ensemble 02” is the second exhibition from ArtCan for Kroll in Paris, following a successful one last year, as well as successful annual exhibitions at Kroll’s offices at The Shard and News Buildings in London, and Park Plaza, New York.  “Ensemble 02” contains a carefully curated selection of artist members’ work: demonstrating the scope and variation of styles and approaches of the artists. The works have been selected with these premises specifically in mind, and with a view to providing refreshing and stimulating conversation pieces while enhancing our work environment.

 Ensemble 02 Artworks listing.pdf

 Ensemble 02 Brochure.pdf

ArtCan Talk Series 2024 – January

Conversations on Creative Process, Methods, Research and Practice.

ArtCan Co-Chair, creative coach and author Deborah Henry-Pollard talks to co authors Dr Christina Reading and Dr Jess Moriarty about their most recent publication which addresses a feminist approach to nurturing the creative self. They will also discuss their previous book entitled Walking for Creative Recovery, a handbook for creatives, with insights and ideas for supporting your creative life. There will be an opportunity for Q&A’s.

Speaker Bios:

Dr Christina Reading is an independent artist and researcher working on a range of interdisciplinary, collaborative and creative research projects in the community.

Dr Jess Moriarty is Principal Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Brighton where she is co-director for the Centre of Arts and Wellbeing.

ArtCan Talk series are streamed via TEAMS. Link to join will be issued to registered attendees the morning of the 23 January 2024.

Expand your knowledge, get inspired, and interact with like-minded individuals. Mark your calendar for the ArtCan Talk Series 2024 – January and embark on a journey of artistic discovery!

Then & Now

ArtCan Virtual Gallery

1 Dec 2023 – 1 Feb 2024

Then & Now is an opportunity for artists to reflect on their passage of time as creatives over the past 10 years. To submit work that reminds them, or tells a story, of where they have come from, or where they are confidently now.

Artists are reflections of society – they record the world around them, whether sub-consciously or more determinedly obvious through the visual language they chose to use. 

Then & Now is an exhibition that will celebrate this visual language and in turn acknowledge the passing of time and events that have shaped contemporary artists in today’s society.

Previous years

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