Welcome to the Goldfactory archive. Goldfactory was an Arts Council funded art research space run by Paul Matosic and Shaun Belcher and located on the top floor of Oldknows Factory in Nottingham. Between   July 2007 and October 2009 Goldfactory showed an adventurous and eclectic group of artists in monthly shows which allowed artists to […]

First Past the Post! Goldfactory at The Post Office 2009

First Past the Post is a carefully chosen selection of works from GF artists and some who are new to GF. Following the closure of the project space several artists who were scheduled to develop new projects with us had to be informed that this was no longer possible. GF has now been able to […]

Research Space 12: Julian Woodcock

    I have made friends with this space this month. I have driven  through the low winter sun excited. I clutched chewing jaws of cold  key-metal. A black door – cleaning in progress – an old factory. I  always had difficulty unlocking the red door. I sometimes looked  through the keyhole at my work […]

Research Space 11: Elly Valentine

  Elly Valentine Since gaining my degree in contemporary arts from the Nottingham Trent University I have been concentrating mainly on ceramic pieces ( I have been making castles) with the odd foray into the world of performance poetry…… Dirtbags is an installation that has been waiting for space to happen for a very long […]

Research Space 09: Pauline Woolley

‘The Goldfactory needs funding and it needs to stay and this is why… As a studio-less artist in desperate need of room to reacquaint myself with paint, physician The Goldfactory Research Space was a golden (excuse the pun) opportunity to be handed.  I had four weeks to focus and create anything I desired in a […]

Research Space 04: Joe Kelly

  Research Space 04: January 2008  Is Joe Kelly from Thingland Studio Goldfactory project space is back in action with Joe Kelly in residence constructing a new large scale installation. He will be working throughout January on this piece using industrial waste materials. You will be able to come to see this work on January 31st 6 p.m.. […]