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Talk About Art | David McLeavy

Tue 30th January 2018


The NewBridge Project, Carliol House, Newcastle

David McLeavy of Bloc Projects, Sheffield held a talk about his varied practice.


David McLeavy is a curator and writer based in Sheffield, UK. He is currently the Director of Bloc Projects, Sheffield and Founder and Editor of YAC | Young Artists in Conversation. Previous positions have included being the Co-Director of the international residency and exhibition programme Picnic Picnic, Sheffield, Co-Founder of art and design focused clothing brand Curbar Cycling Apparel along with working on numerous independent curatorial projects. He was previously the chair of the board of trustees for Turf Projects, Croydon and currently sits on the Steering Group for Making Ways, a development project for artists and makers initiated by Sheffield Culture Consortium.

Image: Tuff Crowd, Picnic Picnic, Sheffield, 2015

This event is programmed as part of Practice Makes Practice, an artist development programme run by artists for artists. Practice makes Practice focuses on developing artistic talent and equipping artists with the necessary skills to manage their practice, bridging the gap between art school, studio practice, the gallery and beyond. 

Accessibility: NewBridge Studios has limited accessibility, this event will take place in the Co-Work space on the first floor of NewBridge Studios. We regret, due to the age of our building and its change of use we do not have a functioning lift. Please contact us prior to visiting if you require additional information regarding access and facilities.

Events Practice makes Practice