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Open Call for Artists: Blue

This August we are hosting a themed exhibition of the colour Blue and will be our first themed open exhibition and we encourage artists to experiment and explore this evocative colour.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Dinah Kazakoff

Contact Email

rooftopartscentre@gmail.com

Closing Date

20th July 2019

Education Development Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work with our Senior Learning and Outreach Officer to deliver our Policy for Learning. You will work with the team to initiate imaginative participation and engagement activities and deliver the ‘outside school’ programme.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Sally Godden 

Contact Email

ragm@rugby.gov.uk

Closing Date

21st July 2019

Curator, Contemporary Art Space Project

Iniva and RSA Academies are working together on a two-year programme of art-making and community engagement arising from RSA Academies’ Commitment to Arts, Culture and Creativity. This project is designed to develop young people’s sense of identity and explore what it means to be human through co-commissioning new artworks in response to social issues they identify as important. The Contemporary Art Space Project will see the creation of an outdoor contemporary art space in three RSA schools in the West Midlands.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Susan Ibreck

Contact Email

sibreck@iniva.org

Closing Date

22nd July 2019

Visitor Experience Supervisor

The Hepworth Wakefield is looking for an experienced Visitor Experience Supervisor to join us.  You will be part of a team responsible for the day-to-day operation of the gallery, improving visitor experience and promoting our work. 

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Recruitment

Contact Email

recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org

Closing Date

23rd July 2019

Communications Assistant (Visual Arts)

We are seeking a full time Communications Assistant to provide administrative assistance to the Senior Communications Manager for Visual Arts. You will have proven experience of working in a busy office, preferably within an arts environment. You will have excellent copy writing and verbal communication skills as well as good computer and database skills.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Recruitment

Contact Email

careers@barbican.org.uk

Closing Date

24th July 2019

Business Analyst

We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our IS and Project Management department. The Gallery is dependent upon relevant and reliable information systems to support its operations. This role will bridge the gap between the systems and the users, ensuring that those systems are providing the support that its business units require. Equally, it will ensure that the working processes of the business units are optimised to meet new demands and are able to capitalise on the automated systems available to them.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Recruitment

Contact Email

information@ng-london.org.uk

Closing Date

25th July 2019

User Experience Researcher

The National Gallery is looking for a User Experience Researcher as part of its Data & Insight team within the Digital department. The National Gallery houses a collection of the world’s greatest paintings, expertly cared for and displayed in the heart of London.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Recruitment

Contact Email

information@ng-london.org.uk

Closing Date

25th July 2019

Callout for Disabled Curator

MIMA are looking to appoint a curator who identifies as disabled to join us for a year-long funded project. Candidates should think of themselves as a curator who identifies as a disabled person. This project is part of a collaboration between MIMA, DASH, a disability-led visual arts organisation, and Midlands Art Centre (MAC) and supported by Arts Council England.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Helen Wickens

Contact Email

helen.wickens@tees.ac.uk

Closing Date

26th July 2019

Director of Fundraising & Development

Compton Verney is now seeking a talented Director of Fundraising & Development who will be instrumental in shaping and delivering a robust funding strategy.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Lucy Jones

Contact Email

lucy.jones@comptonverney.org.uk

Closing Date

29th July 2019

Development Officer

We are a young organisation with a big ambition to develop and grow. We are about to embark on developing a physical city centre space for both the organisation and our members, we’re at an exciting stage in our evolution and we’re looking for an energetic, organised and driven person to join the team and, with support, work to see the Guild continues to grow and flourish.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Jane Shields

Contact Email

jane@sheffieldcreativeguild.com

Closing Date

29th July 2019

Open Call: 100p

100p is an experimental art fund open to all UK artists, practising in any medium. To apply for a £1 grant to create original work(s) see the link below.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Ryan Lee Boultbee

Contact Email

100p@boltandbee.co.uk

Closing Date

30th July 2019

Derby Arboretum Artists’ Residencies 2019 – 21

We are seeking initial expressions of interest from artists who would value a period of time in the Orangery to create and/or exhibit work. The artists would also be able to offer a Friday workshop.

Opportunity Type

Residency

Contact Name

Diana Shepherd 

Contact Email

dianashepherd@me.com

Closing Date

31st July 2019

Public Land Artist commission

The artist’s brief is to design, create and install a temporary piece of land art to celebrate The UCI Road World Championships Men’s Elite Race taking place on Sunday 29 September 2019. The piece is to be sited near to Buttertubs Pass, Hawes, North Yorkshire.

Opportunity Type

Commission

Contact Name

Jo-Anne Simpson

Contact Email

jo-anne.simpson@richmondshire.gov.uk

Closing Date

31st July 2019

East Midlands Graduate Project: EM19: Call for Submissions

Surface Gallery is now accepting submissions for our eleventh East Midlands Graduate Project: EM19: Nottingham’s only graduate residency. This opportunity supports Fine Art graduates from across the region by offering a free residency and exhibition in an independent contemporary art space to kick-start the transition from university to professional art world.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Jez Kirby

Contact Email

jez@surfacegallery.org

Closing Date

5th August 2019

Curator in Residence

In partnership with the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum and International Curators Forum, New Art West Midlands are welcoming applications from curators (based in or affiliated with the West Midlands), in particular those from underrepresented backgrounds, to develop a New Art West Midlands exhibition for Autumn 2020.

Opportunity Type

Residency

Contact Name

Information

Contact Email

info@newartwestmidlands.co.uk

Closing Date

5th August 2019

East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction

Artists (including applied arts) living and working in the East Midlands region (Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire) are invited to submit up to four works for selection for the East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Neil Walker

Contact Email

neil.walker@nottingham.ac.uk

Closing Date

9th August 2019

Film maker

We’re looking for a film maker to produce short documentary films about graduate makers activities during In:Site festival. In:Site is an annual festival showing contemporary craft made by graduate makers. The festival takes place over the first week of September in Birmingham Cathedral Square and is produced by Craftspace, a charitable organisation creating opportunities to see, make and be curious about contemporary craft.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Amy Kirkham 

Contact Email

info@craftspace.co.uk

Closing Date

11th August 2019

General Manager

The role, based in our main office in Leicester, will provide administrative and financial management support for the organisation, with a particular focus on the Creative Europe LIBERTY project.  The role also includes – the management and delivery coordination of all company policies, systems and procedures; data collation and collection leading to funding partner reporting; archive and inventory management; board liaison, minutes and acting as Company Secretary; and maintaining an effective and efficient ArtReach office base (including IT and communications systems).  

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Beth Piggott

Contact Email

admin@artreach.biz

Closing Date

12th August 2019

Customer Services Manager

We are searching for an experienced, motivated individual who is committed to delivering the highest standards of customer care to join the team in the role of Customer Services Manager. If you are looking for a varied, exciting and challenging customer facing role within a creative environment– then this is the job for you!

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Warwick District Council HR 

Contact Email

vacancies@warwickdc.gov.uk

Closing Date

12th August 2019

Producer

We are looking for a full-time producer to join our team. The role will focus on the delivery of ArtReach’s Night of Festivals (www.nightoffestivals.com) with additional responsibilities across a range of other ArtReach and client projects.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Beth Piggott

Contact Email

admin@artreach.biz

Closing Date

13th August 2019

Chief Curator, Wedgwood Museum

We are seeking to appoint a Chief Curator of the Wedgwood Museum in Barlaston, reporting to the Keeper of the Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics and Glass, V&A Museum.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

HR

Contact Email

contacthr@vam.ac.uk

Closing Date

26th August 2019

Marketing Officer

We are in need of a creative, self motivated individual with experience of running successful marketing campaigns to join our small team based at the Level Centre in Rowsley, Derbyshire. The post will have overall responsibility for LEVEL’s marketing & communications and represent the organisation at events, conferences and activities in the community. You’ll be a quick learner and happy to get things done. LEVEL is committed to professional & creative development and encourages all staff to collaborate as an artistic team.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Andrew Williams 

Contact Email

andrew@levelcentre.com

Closing Date

30th August 2019

Aesthetica Art Prize 2020

Supporting practitioners since 2006, the Art Prize is hosted by the international art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international art world.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Cassandra

Contact Email

artprize@aestheticamagazine.com

Closing Date

31st August 2019

Studio Members Wanted

Phoenix is currently welcoming applications for new studio members for our Interact Labs space. This space is particularly suited to artists working with art and technology or projects which explore our connection with digital culture.

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

Mateus Domingos

Contact Email

mateus.domingos@phoenix.org.uk

Closing Date

31st August 2019

Studio/gallery space to rent

I have recently graduated from DMU in Leicester and I’m starting my practise as an artist and sculptor in Tur Langton Leicestershire. I have a large studio space in my garden which could easily house 4 artists, there is enough room for teaching space a …

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Lis naylor

Contact Email

lis@liswelsh.com

Closing Date

30th September 2019

VIA Arts Prize 2019 Call for entries

The Embassy of Brazil to the UK, in partnership with ACALASP (the Association of Cultural Attachés of Latin America, Spain and Portugal), People’s Palace Projects (Queen Mary University of London), Itaú and Instituto Cervantes is currently inviting entries for the fifth edition of the VIA Arts Prize.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Phoebe Ruffels

Contact Email

london@damsonpr.com

Closing Date

30th September 2019

NOW you see me – shadow/mentoring and exhibition opportunities

Carol Parker is collaborating on an Arts Council England funding application which will provide the opportunity for 4 artists living/working in Fenland, Forest Heath or Peterborough to receive a paid shadowing and mentoring package working with older adult in residential care; plus exhibition opportunity during June 2018-Oct 2019.

Opportunity Type

Training

Contact Name

Carol Parker

Contact Email

carolparker1@live.co.uk

Closing Date

1st October 2019

Chaiya Art Awards

The biggest biennial art awards in the UK exploring spirituality through art is now open for submissions. The Chaiya Art Awards is open to any artist and covers all mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, glass, textiles, mixed media, …

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Helen Farquharson

Contact Email

helen@chaiyaartawards.co.uk

Closing Date

18th October 2019

INDIALOGUE 2019

InDialogue is back, and this time it is inviting artists and researchers to participate in the interrogation of dialogue across 3 cities in the Midlands, UK. Over the course of 3 days, InDialogue-ers will activate the cities of Derby, Lincoln and Nottingham through papers, workshops, performances, happenings, artist-led labs, live music, eat together, dance, debate, create installations and interventions.

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

InDialogue

Contact Email

in.dialogue.event@gmail.com

Closing Date

21st November 2019

Visual artists wanted for collaboration with composer.

Composer looking for visual artists interested in using music as an integral part of an exhibition.

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

Peter Cousins

Contact Email

talk@petercousins.com

Closing Date

12th February 2020