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Draw the Line: Call for Submissions

One exhibitor will be awarded a show in Surface Gallery’s main exhibition space. This will be an opportunity for the selected artist to showcase new work in a contemporary art gallery. A selection panel will choose the winner of the prize.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Chris Boote

Contact Email

chris@surfacegallery.org

Closing Date

24th March 2017

Decorative Arts Assistant Curator

As part of the team delivering the Nottingham Castle re-development project, we are looking for an Assistant Curator to join us and become an expert on the collections of ceramics held at Nottingham Castle and to use that expertise for exhibitions, public programmes and events, online and traditional publishing.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Claire Bartle

Contact Email

cbartle@nottinghamcastletrust.org

Closing Date

24th March 2017

Art on The Model: Site-responsive Commission at Model Village

An opportunity has arisen for a creative, or team of creatives, who have the ability to develop a site-responsive engaging and accessible project that can produce large scale public realm artworks with the local community of ‘The Model’ during an exciting, albeit challenging, time within New Bolsover’s history.

Opportunity Type

Commission

Contact Name

Cora Glasser

Contact Email

cora@junctionarts.org

Closing Date

26th March 2017

Senior Exhibitions Officer

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum has an exciting opportunity to welcome a person with curatorial experience to our small and friendly team. Your role would include continuing to develop the exhibition programme and working with the team to create complementing interpretation programmes.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Nikki Grange

Contact Email

ragm@rugby.gov.uk

Closing Date

26th March 2017

Young People’s Programme Producer

We have created an exciting new post of Young People’s Programme Producer to work directly with our Society of Explorers and local community groups to greatly expand the gallery’s engagement with young people. Operating from a design-commissioned converted van, the Producer will deliver activity for and with young people, generating new and diverse audiences for contemporary art as well as building new partnerships for Site Gallery.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Kirsty Young

Contact Email

jobs@sitegallery.org

Closing Date

27th March 2017

Curator

Assemble Fest is a one day arts festival taking place in independent businesses and public spaces across Newland Avenue, Hull. We commission 5-7 Hull based theatre companies to create pieces 30 minutes in length to be performed multiple times throughout the day.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

HR

Contact Email

info@assemblefest.co.uk

Closing Date

27th March 2017

Creative workshop leader

The Wollaton Arts Festival Steering Group are seeking Nottingham based artists and crafts-people to deliver 1.5 hour creative workshops, structured as taster sessions for different art forms, in community settings for both young people and adults.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Karmen Ong

Contact Email

Karmen.Ong@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Closing Date

29th March 2017

Leicester Print Workshop Trustees

We are specifically looking for trustees who bring key skills: finance, marketing, legal or HR would all be useful, as would retail, however anyone with a good range of skills and experience and the time and availability to serve on the board would be very welcome to apply.

Opportunity Type

Volunteering

Contact Name

Lucy Phillips

Contact Email

lucy@leicesterprintworkshop.com

Closing Date

31st March 2017

Freelance Artist – Creative Court UK Project

The National Justice Museum is seeking an innovative visual artist to join our ACE funded ‘Creative Court UK’ project. The artist will design and create a ‘pop up courtroom’ concept that will be easily transportable and will be used to create an engaging participatory learning space in schools across Nottingham, Manchester and London.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Dr. Rebekah Wood

Contact Email

Rebekah.Wood@nccl.org.uk

Closing Date

31st March 2017

The Woon Foundation Painting & Sculpture Art Prize (Final Year Students)

The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize offers an exceptional opportunity for students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study within the United Kingdom.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Woon Prize

Contact Email

info@balticmill.com

Closing Date

3rd April 2017

Emerge Call for Artists

The Mighty Creatives (TMC) working in partnership with Arts Connect and UK Young Artists are offering a unique opportunity to artists aged 18 – 30. ‘Emerge’ is a regional programme of one-day festivals led by young people in the heart of local communities. The festivals are directed by a commissioned young artist (you), in partnership with schools and community organisations. Over the next two years Emerge will deliver 24 children and young people-led arts festivals in 12 Midlands locations. These festivals will celebrate the life and work of William Shakespeare, with an emphasis on language and storytelling using a range of different disciplines from performance to visual art.

Opportunity Type

Commission

Contact Name

Aja

Contact Email

aja@ukyoungartists.co.uk

Closing Date

3rd April 2017

Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize 2017

The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize offers an exceptional opportunity for students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study within the United Kingdom. The first prize is a year-long £20,000 Fellowship based in the Woon Tai Jee studio located at BALTIC 39 in Newcastle’s city centre. It includes mentoring from staff from both institutions and a one person exhibition with catalogue at the end of the Fellowship. There are two runner-up prizes of £9,000 and £6,000.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

HR

Contact Email

info@balticmill.com

Closing Date

3rd April 2017

Lecturer – BA (Hons) Textile Design

The College seeks to appoint highly creative and committed individuals to join the Textile Design course team. The BA (Hons) degree explores a broad understanding of textiles through materials and processes, guiding our students toward exciting and diverse roles within the industry.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Charlotte Godsall

Contact Email

jobs@hca.ac.uk

Closing Date

3rd April 2017

Artist In Residence (SEND)

We are seeking proposals from dynamic and experienced visual artists and musicians with experience and specialism of working with SEN schools and children with complex needs and disabilities to be part of our exciting Sensory Atelier project with 2 SEN Schools in Leicester/shire.

Opportunity Type

Residency

Contact Name

Manya Benenson

Contact Email

mlb42@leicester.ac.uk

Closing Date

7th April 2017

Textile artist for film project

The film project will be a bookend to, and form a legacy for, our Made in Mansfield gallery project. The film will connect local young people studying art and design with former employees of Mansfield’s textile industries who will, as a group, learn a range of textile techniques from an artist. Their meetings and workshops will be documented, with some sessions being filmed. The installation of the final exhibition piece will also be filmed.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Sally Evans

Contact Email

sevans@mansfield.gov.uk

Closing Date

7th April 2017

Film Maker

The film project will be a bookend to, and form a legacy for, our Made in Mansfield gallery project. The film will connect local young people studying art and design with former employees of Mansfield’s textile industries who will as a group learn a range of textile techniques from an artist. Their meetings and workshops will be documented with some sessions being filmed. The installation of the final exhibition piece will also be filmed.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Sally Evans

Contact Email

sevans@mansfield.gov.uk

Closing Date

7th April 2017

Marketing, Administration and Finance Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is keen on the arts to handle the marketing and administration for Surtal and the individual projects that we manage. This also involves processing transactions for Surtal and the projects on a Sage Accounts System.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Mark Hall

Contact Email

info@surtalarts.com

Closing Date

7th April 2017

The Annex Collection Acquisition Award

The Award is open to submissions from artists working across all mediums. As well as painting, printmaking, sculpture & traditional visual arts, we welcome submissions from artists whose work presents a challenge in regards to monetisation. It is the aim of the collection to support the breadth of contemporary art practices & we are aware this often goes beyond the canvas. Submissions in the form of moving image & video, performative works & documentation of participatory happenings will all be considered.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

The Annex Collection UK

Contact Email

info@tacuk.org

Closing Date

9th April 2017

Project Impact Evaluator

The University of Leicester is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to conduct a) an impact evaluation and b) a future development plan for Leicestershire Victoria County History Trust’s Charnwood Roots project. The resulting reports will form part of Leicestershire Victoria County History Trust’s final project evaluation report which will be submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Dr Julie Attard 

Contact Email

jad17@le.ac.uk

Closing Date

10th April 2017

Artcore Volunteer- Young People

Role Description: Our vision is to initiate a dialogue with the community through the medium of art along with engaging, impacting and ensuring that everyone has access to the transformative power of the arts. Volunteers will support an artist in deliv …

Opportunity Type

Volunteering

Contact Name

Elena Petre

Contact Email

coordinator@artcoreuk.com

Closing Date

15th April 2017

Marketing Officer

We are looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial marketing officer to join our small marketing team consisting of a part time Audience Development Officer and Marketing Assistant. You will lead on the promotion of our paid events, supervise our print and press campaigns and build up our relationships with local and national media.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Michaela Butter, MBE

Contact Email

mgkb1@le.ac.uk

Closing Date

19th April 2017

SYLLABUS III

Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire, invite applications from artists for Syllabus III; a peer-led alternative learning programme in its third year that will support ten artists across ten months.

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

Chelsea Pettitt

Contact Email

chelsea.pettitt@wysingartscentre.org

Closing Date

23rd April 2017

The John Ruskin Prize 2017

This year’s theme: Hand & Eye: Master of All Trades in The Age of Jack refers to the Artist as Polymath. Open to a range of interpretations and approaches, the theme is intended to lend itself to responses from artists and makers whose work celebrates the opportunity to marry diverse materials and disciplines.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

The John Ruskin Prize

Contact Email

ruskin@thebigdraw.org

Closing Date

24th April 2017

Call for entries – The John Ruskin Prize 2017

The Big Draw with the Guild of St. George is pleased to announce the call for artists and makers open for The 4th John Ruskin Prize. This year’s theme: Hand & Eye: Master of All Trades in The Age of Jack refers to the Artist as Polymath. Open to a range of interpretations and approaches, the theme is intended to lend itself

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Rachel Price

Contact Email

ruskin@thebigdraw.org

Closing Date

24th April 2017

The Summer Lodge

We are now accepting applications for individual artists to join the Summer Lodge 2017. The Summer Lodge is an annual event where for ten days each July, the Fine Art studios of Nottingham Trent University (NTU) are transformed and play host to a gathering of thirty diverse artists.

Opportunity Type

Residency

Contact Name

Louisa Chambers

Contact Email

louisa.chambers@ntu.ac.uk

Closing Date

24th April 2017

The Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017

Artists from across the UK who have a love of painting are invited to submit a selection of 5 images (these should be j-pegs, ideally 1MB each in size) of your more recent work

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Contemporary British Painting

Contact Email

paintingprize@contemporarybritishpainting.com

Closing Date

30th April 2017

Call for artists for 2017 Wirksworth Festival Art & Architecture Trail

Applications are now open for artists to apply to be part of the 2017 Art & Architecture Trail, the opening weekend event of the Wirksworth Festival which last year attracted over 4,000 people. Exceptional, engaging and high quality artists are sel …

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Rosie Phillips

Contact Email

admin@wirksworthfestival.co.uk

Closing Date

12th May 2017

The Luxembourg Art Prize

The Luxembourg Art Prize aims to reveal and promote talented artists who have yet to establish a profile on the contemporary international scene.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

The Luxembourg Art Prize

Contact Email

support@luxembourgartprize.com

Closing Date

31st May 2017

Call for Submissions (Matador Review)

The Matador Review is an online literature and art quarterly. We publish four issues annually: the Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter issues. We invite all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as well as many forms of visual art.

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

JT Lachausse (Editor-in-Chief) | Shayne Bailey (Art Director)

Contact Email

editors@matadorreview.com

Closing Date

31st May 2017

Focus on Identity

Are you an artist who addresses issues of identity, selfhood, religious affiliations, family history or nationhood in your visual or written work? Or have you or your family experienced displacement as a result of political events? If so I would like t …

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

George Sfougaras

Contact Email

help@curatorspace.com

Closing Date

31st May 2017

Studio and co-working spaces available in Haarlem Artspace (Wirksworth)

Haarlem Artspace will be opening in May 2017 and we are looking for contemporary artists and creative practitioners to be part of our exciting venture! There are both studios and co-working desk spaces available.

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

Geoff Diego Litherland

Contact Email

studios@haarlemartspace.co.uk

Closing Date

31st May 2017

Unlimited Imprint 4

Unlimited Imprint 4 – Open for Submissions

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

Daniel Rapley

Contact Email

info@unlimitedimprint.net

Closing Date

1st June 2017

Exhibition in Lincolnshire

Artists are invited to apply for a show and applications will be considered by the gallery trustees at one of their two annual meetings. If selected there is no charge to the artist for exhibiting and no commission on sales. Artists must be Lincolnshire based or based within 30 miles of Corby Glen or have a Lincolnshire connection.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Graham Underhill, Exhibition Secretary

Contact Email

grahamunderhill@hotmail.co.uk

Closing Date

30th June 2017

Artcore Volunteer- Supporting Older People

Closing date: Ongoing, the event will last until the end of the year Time Commitent: Tuesday 10 am-4 pm (Residential Care Homes)/ Thursday 10am-12pm Role Description: Our vision is to initiate a dialogue with the community through the medium of art alo …

Opportunity Type

Volunteering

Contact Name

Elena Petre

Contact Email

coordinator@artcoreuk.com

Closing Date

1st December 2017