Workplace Foundation at Manchester Contemporary 2017
Workplace was founded by Miles Thurlow and Paul
Moss in 2002 in the Northeast of England as an artist-led group. In 2005
we opened Workplace Gallery in Gateshead Town Centre to commercially
represent a group of artists based in one of the most economically
deprived areas of the UK and help them access the international
In 2017, after over a decade of successfully developing
international careers for our artists, Workplace set up Workplace
Foundation to support and exhibit emerging and under-represented artists
- with a commitment to cutting through the excluding barriers of race,
sexuality, gender, class and privilege, and with a focus upon countering
a poverty of opportunity that exists outside of the Capital.
Foundation is a registered charity based in Gateshead in the Northeast
of England, and is part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio of
Organisations. Workplace Gallery continues to grow as a separate
commercial gallery and is based in London and Gateshead.
stand at Manchester Contemporary 2017 reflects the recent and forthcoming
prpgramme at Workplace Foundation in Gateshead and our commitment to supporting
talent from across the UK and abroad.
Works by: Agnes
Daniel Davies, Susie
Peter, and Milk Collective (Matt Antoniak, James Hindle, Max Lee, Joe Shaw). Biographies below.