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Nottingham Light Night 2021

Nottingham Light Night 2021 will be the thirteenth edition of this highly successful event, which brings high quality accessible work to Nottingham city centre after dark and attracts thousands of visitors across a range of demographic backgrounds. We are inviting artists and creatives to present one of 6 planned commissions as a part of the event. The commissions should be presented across the evenings of Friday 5th and Saturday 6th February (17:00 – 22:00 nightly), and be suitable for viewing in dark environments, with any build or rehearsal requirements able to be accommodated 24-hours prior, meaning that access to proposed event locations will be no earlier than 17:00hrs Thursday 4th February.

Opportunity Type

Commission

Contact Name

Richard Buxton

Contact Email

richard.buxton@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Closing Date

4th December 2020

Disability Arts Online Visual Artist Support Commissions

Attenborough Arts Centre and Disability Arts Online are working together to support five visual artists to access the support, materials or resources they need to sustain their practice during the continuing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. At a time when disabled artists are facing additional and ongoing barriers to work, we want to support those who are at risk of being unable to access vital resources and networks. The five commissioned artists may use their award as they see fit to best support their artistic development during this time. This might include time to make new work, materials, support staff, research, or anything else that they need to sustain their practice.

Opportunity Type

Commission

Contact Name

Rachel Graves

Contact Email

visualarts@leicester.ac.uk

Closing Date

6th December 2020

Director

Due to the planned retirement of our current Chief Executive in April 2021, West Yorkshire Print Workshop (WYPW) are looking for their next Director. An Arts Council England NPO and based in Mirfield near Huddersfield, 2019 saw WYPW celebrate 35 years as a visual arts organisation.  Our open access print studio facilities, 11 artists studios and 2 gallery spaces – one in Mirfield and one in Huddersfield (part of the Temporary/Contemporary project with Kirklees Council and Huddersfield University) – provide education and support in printmaking, realising personal and creative potential for all in an inclusive visual arts community.  

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Julie Gaskell-Johnson 

Contact Email

julie@wypw.org

Closing Date

6th December 2020

Marketing Coordinator

The Tetley is seeking an enthusiastic, ambitious and innovative individual to join us as a key member of the team responsible for ensuring the work of The Tetley is effectively promoted across a wide range of marketing channels. 

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Nicole Zepmeisel 

Contact Email

recruitment@thetetley.org

Closing Date

6th December 2020

Head of Finance

Do you have a head for figures and a passion for the arts? The Tetley is seeking an experienced Head of Finance to be the financial controller of The Tetley and join the Senior Management Team.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Nicole Zepmeisel 

Contact Email

recruitment@thetetley.org

Closing Date

6th December 2020

Building and Gallery Facilitator

This is an exciting opportunity to play a crucial role in coordinating BACKLITs building and site facilities. This role will lead on ensuring the building is COVID safe in line with government guidance in preparation for the galleries and public events …

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Suzanne Golden

Contact Email

suzanne.golden@backlit.org.uk

Closing Date

9th December 2020

Art Educator/Artist Call Out

Scarborough Museums Trust (SMT) is looking to commission an Art Educator/Artist to work in collaboration with SMT to devise a new online resource – Arts Award Discover at Home. SMT have a commitment to delivering Arts Award and in response to Covid-19 we would like to move our offer online.  The offer will, in the first instance, be aimed at families (including those home schooling) but needs to be easily adaptable and longer term may be used as a resource for schools.  It is envisaged SMT Arts Award Discover at Home will consist of the following:

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Christine Rostron 

Contact Email

christine.rostron@smtrust.uk.com

Closing Date

11th December 2020

Evaluation Consultant for Landmark Trust Project in Leeds

The Landmark Trust is commissioning an experienced Evaluation Consultant to act as the independent evaluator for Crafting Cultures: Reviving Calverley Old Hall. The Landmark Trust is the UK’s second biggest historic buildings charity. It rescues extraordinary historic buildings from dereliction and gives them a vibrant new life as places everyone can enjoy for short breaks. Each year some 40,000 people stay in our buildings, and another 10,000 visit them on public open days or through our educational programmes.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Kasia Howard 

Contact Email

khoward@landmarktrust.org.uk

Closing Date

13th December 2020

Artistic Director / CEO

BCB co-founder and Artistic Director, Barney Hare Duke has decided to stand down after a successful 12 years in the role. British Ceramics Biennial now seeks to appoint a new Artistic Director, CEO, to join the organisation and lead on the development of its artistic programme and further establish the organisation in Stoke-on-Trent and beyond.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Iain Cartwright

Contact Email

iain@britishceramicsbiennial.com

Closing Date

14th December 2020

Graphics exhibition – callout to Leicestershire designers

Open call to Leicester/shire designers – submit your graphic design | illustration | animation | motion graphics | branding | typography to our online/street gallery GRAPHICS exhibition (8-29 Jan 2021) The programme will run from January 8th – 29th wit …

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Chris Slowe

Contact Email

info@lcbdepot.co.uk

Closing Date

14th December 2020

Visual Art Open Prize 2021

All UK & International artist are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Prize 2021. Presented by the Visual Artists Association, the prestigious VAO 2021 Prize is now celebrating its fifth edition and offers an £8,000 Prize Fund.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Laura O'Hare

Contact Email

info@visualartopen.com

Closing Date

15th December 2020

Digital Marketing Officer

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and proactive digital marketer to join our Marketing and PR team, to tell YSP’s diverse stories, raise brand awareness and build upon our digital presence. With responsibility for creating and managing content for YSP’s social media platforms, website and e-newsletters, you will have a real passion for inspiring audiences through engaging social and digital media campaigns.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Jay Simpson 

Contact Email

HR@ysp.org.uk

Closing Date

21st December 2020

LandEscape Now! Open Call for Artists, 15th Edition, 2021

LandEscape is launching the 2021 edition of “LandEscape Now!”, an open art event that will once again introduce nine artists in various fine arts disciplines, with the goal of discovering talented creatives from around the world and supporting their art activities. LandEscape is a career-enhancing opportunity for established and emerging artists to engage in professional critique and artistic introspection, to open the dialogue between artists and audience, between thoughts and their articulation.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Katherine Williams

Contact Email

landescape@europe.com

Closing Date

30th December 2020

Writers, Artists, Reviewers Sought for Arts and Craft Magazine

Decorating Dissidence is looking for new contributors from all over the UK (& beyond!) – artists, writers, activists – for our magazine, which explores craft and feminist art history. Published every six weeks, this online magazine explores the political, aesthetic and conceptual qualities of craft and the decorative arts, from modernist experimentation in the early twentieth-century to contemporary practices today. We hope to open up a space for dialogue between contemporary and modernist makers, breaking down and expanding temporal, spatial, and disciplinary boundaries to find new ways to critically engage with feminist art history.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Editors

Contact Email

decoratingdissidence@gmail.com

Closing Date

1st January 2021

Residency

We are looking for a resident to creatively explore the health and material elements of Public Green Space using the Spode Rose Garden as their base.

Opportunity Type

Residency

Contact Name

Glen Stoker 

Contact Email

mail@airspacegallery.org

Closing Date

4th January 2021

Marketing & communications Manager

This is an exciting role for a dynamic and creative arts marketing professional who is passionate about working with communities and thrives on a challenge. You will be the marketing lead for BCA across all aspects of marketing and communications. That means that you will be the custodian for our company brand and audience development goals, both developing and driving the strategy for raising the profile and reach of our organisation in line with our business plan. You will work collaboratively with the Director and team to create marketing and audience development objectives and then take responsibility for their timely delivery

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Bex Foskett 

Contact Email

office@bedfordcreativearts.org.uk

Closing Date

6th January 2021

The Culture Challenge Manager

We are looking for someone who is able to work independently and is efficient at developing logical administrative systems and handling digital communications. You will have a positive and approachable interpersonal style, easily building rapport with teachers, artists and creative professionals as well as young people. You’ll have a solid understanding of the educational landscape, able to speak and understand the language or primary & secondary schools.  

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Bex Foskett 

Contact Email

Office@bedfordcreativearts.org.uk

Closing Date

6th January 2021

International Postcard Show 2021: Call for Submissions

All submissions will be included in this vibrant and hugely popular exhibition. The International Postcard Show will feature hundreds of original creations in an array of different media by established and aspiring artists from all over the world. Artists can choose to have their work on sale during the exhibition; postcards will be priced at £15 each. If postcards remain unsold, all participants have the opportunity to exchange their postcard with another artist, who will be randomly selected at the end of the exhibition.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Jez Kirby

Contact Email

jez@surfacegallery.org

Closing Date

8th January 2021

Programme Producer (12 months)

We are looking for a Programme producer with real passion and dedication for supporting artists to deliver their work to their audiences. In particular, we need someone who takes pride in being organised, and has direct experience in project management.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Karen Watson

Contact Email

karen@esamail.org.uk

Closing Date

8th January 2021

No Jobs in the Arts #5: OPEN CALL

No Jobs in the Arts (NJITA) wants to shine a light on some of the amazing visual artists working in Leicestershire today. We are now taking entries for the fifth edition of the zine which will be produced in partnership with Modern Painters, New Decorators. The special edition of the zine will seek to promote work by emerging artists working in, studying in, or linked to the Leicestershire region. The publication will be printed and circulated throughout the region and shared online as an accessible digital edition.

Opportunity Type

Commission

Contact Name

No Jobs in the Arts

Contact Email

nojobsinthearts@hotmail.com

Closing Date

11th January 2021

Open Call for Workshop Participants

Artist Ryan Heath, Ignite! and BACKLIT Gallery are looking for 6 young people to take part in a series of four online workshops exploring creativity, conservation, and tech. These sessions are for those aged 16 – 25 currently based in Nottinghamshire. Together, we’ll be exploring if ‘augmented reality’ (AR) can be used to further conservation efforts. We will be working on some interactive, digital signage – using Attenborough Nature Reserve as inspiration. These virtual signs will aim to encourage best practices and inform visitors to the reserve. These will be prototypes, not finished works.

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

Megan Shore

Contact Email

megan@ignitefutures.org.uk

Closing Date

30th January 2021

Exhibition – In Memoriam

We would now like to invite artists based in Derby and Derbyshire to support the project by making postcard-sized artworks. Our aim is to support both our communities, and artists in Derby and Derbyshire. We will send selected artists an art pack, and you can use any form of expression you want – write a poem or a prose text, paint or draw, paste a collage or a photograph – whatever you think leaves you with a sense of closure, of emotional relief, of expressing what you have been unable to do so as yet.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Ruchita Shaikh

Contact Email

info@artcoreuk.com

Closing Date

13th February 2021