Art Space - News


Art Space Portsmouth has been providing affordable studios and support for visual artists and delivering exhibition and education programmes since 1980. To find out more about our history please click here.


Commission for Socially Engaged Project
Art Space Portsmouth is seeking project proposals from artists to work on a socially engaged project exploring issues relating to the natural environment and the Art Space Portsmouth Garden with people from the local community.

Total project budget: £1700 (to include materials, travel and fees). Please click here for a full project brief and further information. Deadline for applications: Monday 21st April 2014.


4-week Studio Residency for a Young Artist
Visual artists aged between 18 and 25 are invited to apply for an exciting opportunity for a 4-week mini studio residency at Art Space Portsmouth from Monday 5th May to Friday 30th May 2014. The resident artist will be offered a free sponsored studio for a 4-week period.

Deadline for application: Sunday 27th April 2014. Please click here for further details.



Current exhibition in GASP:


Patricia Sharman
Explores and investigates the blurred boundaries between Dress, Skin and Desire

Preview: Friday 11th April 2014, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Exhibition runs from 12th - 19th April 2014
For further details and opening times please click



Forthcoming exhibition in GASP:

Resided: All We Could Salvage

Ginny Topp
The Art Space Portsmouth Graduate Residency Award Exhibition

Preview: Friday 25th April, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Also open: 28th April - 3rd May, 12 noon - 3.00pm
Artist Talk: Saturday 3rd May at 2.00pm

For further details please click here.


Annual Open Studios Weekend:
Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th June 2014, 1.30pm - 4.30pm. Click here for further details.


Applications invited for new external Trustees:
Art Space Portsmouth is looking to strengthen and diversify its voluntary board with skilled and dedicated people to help further develop the organisation for the future. We are particularly looking for expertise in the following: Finance, Property Development & Procurement, Business Management, Fundraising, Law, Marketing and Education.

You can find out more here.

ASP New Chair:
We are pleased to annouce that the new Chair of Art Space Portsmouth is Jeannie Driver. You can view all of our current Trustees here.

ASP Graduate Residency Award 2013
We are pleased to annouce that the ASP Graduate Residency Award 2013 has been awarded to Ginny Topp. You can also read her Residency blog here.


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