WHO WE ARE

LOOSEgroupartists are an independent London-based artist collective, made up of artists of all creative disciplines. LOOSEgroup organise a programme of regular exhibitions in the capital, with an open-entry format. Our exhibitions are thematic and if your work fits, then artists are welcome to join us for one or many of our exhibitions. Submission are subject to curatorial choice and gallery space but we welcome artists at all stages of their career.

As well as being the home of the collective, LOOSEgroup’s website is a hub of useful advice, practical guides and high quality reviews, features and discussion for contemporary artists. We have a passion to make art accessible to all and to help artists of all walks of life and stages in their careers, gain a foothold in an often financially prescriptive art world.

LOOSEgroup artists also run occasional workshops and informal crits and discussion in the capital and further afield, with a new programme to be announced shortly.

If you would like to join us as either an artist or a review/feature contributor, then please get in touch.
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Kat Hayes: Director

Kat Hayes is a London-based artist, writer, editor and also a co-founder and Director of LOOSEgroup. Kat handles most of the day to day running of the website and is the first point of the contact for LOOSEgroup artists.

Contact Kat for questions on our content, possible collaborations, editorial queries, artists wanting to join LOOSEgroup, or gallery enquiries.

hello@loosegroupartists.co.uk

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Laura Ansell: Director

Laura Ansell is a London-based outsider artist, photographer and graphic designer. Laura is also a Director and co-founder of LOOSEgroup artists.

Laura handles the design aspects of LOOSEgroup artists’ marketing output, press material and exhibition literature. Laura also oversees the design briefs for our group exhibitions and puts together our LOOSEgroup branding.

hello@loosegroupartists.co.uk

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Emily Watkins: Collaborator

Emily Watkins is an artist, sculptor, technical writer, educator and long-term collaborator with LOOSEgroupartists.

Emily is multi-skilled and runs LOOSEgroup technical workshops and education programmes.

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Wayne Keown: collaborator

Wayne Keown is a Northampton-based artist, writer and collaborator with LOOSEgroup artists.

Wayne is also our key exhibition facilitator and our regional contact for exhibitions outside of London.

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For general enquiries please use the form below or email hello [at}loosegroupartists.co.uk :