British Art Show 9 artists are named

Forty-five artists have been selected to take part in the UK’s biggest contemporary art show which visits Plymouth in autumn next year.

KARST is one of four city venues to host the British Art Show 9 for a three-month run beginning in October 2021. The other galleries are the Arts Institute’s Levinsky Gallery at the University of Plymouth, the Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, and The Box.

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KARST gallery awarded funding for refurbishment

KARST—Plymouth’s largest independent artist-led gallery—has been awarded £270,000 to transform its space into a premier venue for the British Art Show 9.

The grant, from Arts Council England’s Small Grant Capital Funding programme, will enable the refurbishment of KARST’s creative space, the installation of an eco-efficient heating system and full disability access. When completed, the improvements will result in an increase in operational time and programming capacity, attracting more artists and major exhibitions.

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