is an artist's collective based in Brighton
England. Founded as a non-profit making company in 1984 the group was set up to provide affordable Studio
space for artists with the common stated aim of increasing public awareness of the visual arts
, both locally, nationally and further afield. In keeping with its aims the group has always sought to achieve a balance of varied practises across the arts
, and a balance of gender.
Since its inception Red Herring has supported the professional practise of hundreds of artists and produced numerous artistic collaborations and projects. Individual Red Herring artists have produced work both nationally and throughout Europe and as far afield as the former Soviet Union and the Americas.
Red Herring Studios
As part of its stated aims Red Herring Studios has provided affordable studio space for professional artists throughout its existence. This has been achieved by renting low cost redundant industrial premises due for redevelopment and dividing the space provided into working areas. In order to encourage cross discipline discussion and collaboration the separate artists spaces have always been kept open and interconnected.
The studio group subsequently became an Industrial and provident society
with charitable status.The studio group is funded entirely by its members, in the form of rent.
Each of its premises has housed an average of 24 artists, over the years several hundred artists have been members.Paul... Read More