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WHAT: Proposals for exhibitions are invited from artists interested in exhibiting at the Ruskin Gallery in Cambridge during the academic year 2014-15. Proposals for digital exhibitions for the Ruskin Digital Gallery are particularly welcomed.
WHEN: The deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday 10th January 2014.
APPLY: Enquiries to Richard Purkiss, Mumford Theatre and Ruskin Gallery Manager, tel: 0845 196 2848, email: email@example.com Information and proposal forms are available online.
Deadline: 10 January 2014
Organiser/employer: Anglia Ruskin University
[ Added on 12 December 2013 ]
23 days to deadline
WHO: Artists, designers and makers.
WHAT: MK Arts for Health are inviting submissions for the Shoosmiths Art Prize 2014. We are looking for artists interested in showing their work in a healthcare setting and joining us in our mission to improve health through art. Submitted work must be wall-based, suitable for display using a track and rod system.
The panel will shortlist 10 artists to be given an exhibition in Milton Keynes Hospital. All shortlisted artists will also participate in a group exhibition at Shoosmiths Office in Milton Keynes. One of the shortlisted artists will be awarded £500 prize money.
WHEN: Deadline for submissions 3 Feb 2014. Work must be available for exhibition April 2014. The winner will be announced in September 2014.
PAYMENTS: £500 award.
CHARGES: £15 entry.
DETAILS: The panel for the 2014 prize are: Gary Assim, Partner Shoosmiths LLPl; Fionnuala Boyd, Artist; Ceri Hand, Director at Ceri Hand Gallery, London; Rosemary Harris, Art Consultant and Curator, Imperial College Healthcare Charity Art Collection; Joe Harrison, Chief Executive at Milton Keynes Hospital NHSFT; Anthony Spira, Director at MK Gallery.
APPLY: For information email us or call 01908 243284. To enter visit the website.
Deadline: 3 February 2014
Organiser/employer: MK Arts for Health
[ Added on 11 December 2013 ]
47 days to deadline
WHO: For final-year students and emerging artists interested in postgraduate fine art programmes.
WHAT: Participants will have the opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with faculty from a variety of art colleges throughout the UK and Ireland, including the Royal College of Art, Glasgow School of Art, Edinburgh College of Art, National College of Art & Design (Dublin), Lincoln School of Art & Design, Crawford College of Art, Moray School of Art and many more. Prospective postgrad students can bring a sample portfolio of their work for review and learn more about the distinguishing features of the various fine art graduate programmes on offer.
WHEN: Dublin, Jan 28th and London, Jan 30th 2014.
APPLY: Register at http://www.eventbrite.ie/e/postgraduate-portfolio-day-london-tickets-9280019789?ref=ebtn
Deadline: 30 January 2014
Organiser/employer: Burren College of Art
[ Added on 9 December 2013 ]
43 days to deadline
WHAT: The RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition is an annual competition open to non-Members. It aims to encourage innovation and experimentation in water-based painting including watercolour, acrylic, gouache, pen and ink and watercolour mixed media.
This prestigious competition provides professional artists with an established and internationally recognised platform on which they can exhibit their work. Prizes are awarded during the Competition with prestigious winners including James Faure Walker ARWS and Bridget Moore ARWS.
For further information please visit: http://www.royalwatercoloursociety.co.uk/competitions.aspx
WHEN: Extended Deadline: 14th January 2014.
PAYMENTS: Prestigious prizes including the RWS exhibition award, cash prizes totalling £1500 and art materials.
CHARGES: Artists can submit a maximum of three paintings at £14 per work. FREE to arts students.
APPLY: Submission online with digital images via the RWS website or visit www.banksidegallery.com
Deadline: 14 January 2014
Organiser/employer: Bankside Gallery
[ Added on 28 November 2013 ]
27 days to deadline
WHO: The Highland Council, Inverness City Arts.
WHAT: The Highland Council are now inviting tenders for Inverness City Arts Artist – Lot 1 Gathering Place Project, Lot 2 Rest Spaces and Lot 3 Sculptural Destination. The advert has been published on the Public Contracts Scotland website (www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk) and we are now accepting registrations of interest through the PCS Tender System.
WHEN: During 2014. Deadline:12 noon on 20/12/2013. Late responses will not be accepted.
APPLY: To access please visit the the link below and search for project Code project_1675 within the ITT area. You will then be able to complete your Tender submission online and submit via the PCS Tender system. If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel. If you have any queries please contact the Corporate Team by email or on 01463 785154
Deadline: 20 December 2013
Organiser/employer: Highland Council
[ Added on 27 November 2013 ]
2 days to deadline
WHO: a-n The Artists Information Company is seeking an exceptional individual to lead the organisation with passion and empathy for artists and the visual arts, and build on the organisation’s unique national and international role.
WHAT: a-n The Artists Information Company stimulates and supports contemporary visual arts practice and affirms artists value in society. Our over 18,500 members encompasses artists, art students, arts professionals, producers and researchers.
Leading an experienced dispersed team delivering business and artistic objectives in a fast changing, complex and unpredictable operating environment, the Executive Director will be entrepreneurial and innovative in developing new products and relationships within visual arts, higher education and culture, ensuring knowledge and finance are manipulated to evolve mission and membership.
WHEN: Closing date: 13 January 2014.
DETAILS: Full time, UK-wide.
APPLY: For full job description and details of how to apply please visit the link below.
Deadline: 13 January 2014
Organiser/employer: a-n The Artists Information Company
[ Added on 26 November 2013 ]
26 days to deadline
WHO: Artists, designers. architects.
WHAT: PONTIO is an exciting new development at the heart of the University of Bangor. The new building designed by Grimshaw Architects, will house a mid-scale theatre, a studio theatre, a cinema, design and innovation centre, Students Union, administrative base, spacious lecture theatres, and social learning spaces.
WHEN: Deadline: Tuesday 7th January 2014
PAYMENTS: Budget for Y Caban is up to £100,000
Budgets are exclusive of VAT and include all fees, materials, fabrication, transport and installation.
DETAILS: We would like to appoint an artist/designer/architect (or collaborative team) to design and build ‘Y Caban’.The slate quarrymen's 'caban' was a place where they met during lunch – to sing, debate, play games etc. We would like to encourage lateral thinking in the interpretation of this brief.'Y Caban' may be a structure or series of structures, but could also be a virtual space or interactive installation, situated adjacent to PONTIO, within the landscape setting.
APPLY: For details of how to apply and full brief, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 7 January 2014
[ Added on 22 November 2013 ]
20 days to deadline
WHO: All Creative Practitioners.
WHAT: The Future of Money Award 2014: ‘Money is the new identity.’ We invite creative practitioners to imagine a future world where identity has become the new money. We are looking for either hopeful or woeful visions of this monetary future, which explore the social impact of this technological trend.
WHEN: Deadline for submissions: 10th of Feb. 2014.
PAYMENTS: The top three entrants will have the opportunity to present their concepts at the 17th annual Consult Hyperion Forum to an audience of financial experts and industry leaders. Shortlisted projects: £500 each for project development. Winners: 1st prize, £750.
DETAILS: The Future of Money Award has been running since 2009 and was created to develop links between the financial industry and creative practitioners from around the world. For the full brief andmore information please visit - http://futuremoneyaward.com/
APPLY: Please submit an overview of your initial ‘identity’ concept. Preferred format: PDF. Maximum 3 pages communicating the concept and examples of previous work (website or PDF). Send entries to email@example.com
Deadline: 10 February 2014
Organiser/employer: Austin Houldsworth
[ Added on 21 November 2013 ]
54 days to deadline
WHAT: Gallery seeks submission for 3 new open exhibitions in 2014: Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham: 1. The New Georgians (3 May - 27 July 2014), contemporary art, craft and design inspired by 18th century styles. Deadline March.
Riverside Gallery, Richmond: 2. Lacemakers (30 October 2014 - end January 2015). Deadline August, contemporary lace and artwork made from and inspired by lace. 3. Artist Books (19 November 2014 - end January 2015). Deadline September., contemporary unique or limited edition artists’ books.
WHEN: Until September 2014.
CHARGES: £10 per Submission, £7.50 Concessions.
APPLY: Submission forms will be available from Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 3DJ from the New Year and downloadable from the gallery website www.richmond.gov.uk/arts Tel: 020 8831 6000. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For regular updates, like Orleans House Gallery on Facebook and @Orleanshg on Twitter.
Organiser/employer: Orleans House Gallery
[ Added on 20 November 2013 ]
WHO: Artists born in Wales or of Welsh parents or who have resided or worked in Wales for the three years prior to 2 August 2014.
WHAT: A large multi media exhibition of fine and applied art, including the moving image and performance, to be held at Llanelli, 2 – 9 August 2014.
WHEN: Closing date: 1 March 2014.
PAYMENTS: Gold Medal for Fine Art + £5,000, Gold Medal for Craft & Design + £5,000 and Young Artist Scholarship of £1,500 and other awards.
CHARGES: Entry fee is £20.00 (£10.00 Young Artist Scholarship).
DETAILS: Selectors: Lowri Davies (Applied artist), Eddie Ladd (Performance artist), Nicholas Thornton (Curator of Art, National Museum Wales).
APPLY: See website for further details and application form.
Deadline: 1 March 2014
Organiser/employer: National Eisteddfod of Wales
[ Added on 19 November 2013 ]
73 days to deadline
WHO: Submissions invited from artists/students (17+) in any medium.
WHAT: Oriel Davies is seeking submissions from artists working in any medium. This includes: performance, sound, digital, installation, painting, sculpture, print, photography, moving image, applied art and craft. The exhibition will show at Oriel Davies from 26 April - 18 June 2014. There is no geographical restriction and entry is open both to professional artists and to students (17+) currently training in visual art.
WHEN: Submission Deadline 13 January 2014. Exhibition 26 April to 18 June 2014. All entries must arrive at the Gallery by Monday 13 January 2014. No entries will be accepted after this date.
PAYMENTS: 1st Prize: £1,000 plus solo show. Student Prize: £500. People’s Choice Prize £250.
CHARGES: There is a non-refundable entry fee of £15 for 1 entry, £20 for 2 entries and £25 for 3 entries. (£10, £15 and £20 concessions for students and unemployed).
DETAILS: Selectors: Anthony Shapland, Artist and Co-director of g39, Cardiff www.anthonyshapland.com / www.g39.org
Deidre Figueiredo MBE, Director of Craftspace, Birmingham www.craftspace.co.uk
Helen Legg, Director of Spike Island, Bristol www.spikeisland.org.uk
Alex Boyd Jones, Curator, Oriel Davies Gallery www.orieldavies.org
The selectors are looking for the very best in a wide range of media and approaches across national and international contemporary art and craft practice today.
APPLY: Checklist: Up to three Entries; Up to three images/max 3m films, per Entry; A signed Entry Form; An Artist’s Statement; SAE (if you entered by post and wish and require your disc to be returned); Entry Fee payment. Full application details and downloadable form available on the website.
Deadline: 13 January 2014
Organiser/employer: Oriel Davies Gallery
[ Added on 4 November 2013 ]
26 days to deadline
WHO: Waterside Open 2014 will showcase a wide range of high quality and contemporary art, craft and design from established and emerging artists, designers and makers from the North West and across the UK.
WHAT: Work can be submitted in the following mediums - 2D & 3D visual arts, craft, design, photography, print making, textiles, furniture, sculpture, installation, ceramics, glass, jewellery and digital media. (Sorry no live/performance art).
WHEN: Saturday 8 February – Saturday 24 May 2014. Entry forms will be available to download from 12 November 2013. Submission Dates: Thursday 16, 3-7pm, Saturday 18, 10am-5pm & Sunday 19 January 1-4pm.
PAYMENTS: A variety of prizes will be awarded and prize-winners will be announced at a special preview event on Friday 7 February 2014. Visitors to the exhibition also have a chance to vote for their favourite piece of artwork in the Visitors Choice Award.
APPLY: Visit the website for details.
Deadline: 19 January 2014
Organiser/employer: Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
[ Added on 1 November 2013 ]
32 days to deadline
WHO: Visual artists.
WHAT: Twelve-month Residency in rural Northumberland.
WHEN: Starting October 2014 and October 2015. Deadline: 6th January 2014.
PAYMENTS: Fee, materials budget, studio, flat, utilities including broadband, final exhibition and catalogue.
DETAILS: Artist to produce work for final exhibition and undertake community projects.
APPLY: For further information see link below.
Deadline: 6 January 2014
Organiser/employer: Visual Arts in Rural Communities (VARC)
[ Added on 25 October 2013 ]
19 days to deadline
WHO: Do you like working with materials? Do you love to make beautiful and valuable things? At the University of Hertfordshire, guided by our staff team of prominent craftspeople and technical experts you can explore your creativity; learn amazing techniques to a very high level of skill and experience the joy of becoming an expert creator of unique and beautiful things.
WHAT: BA(Hons)Contemporary Design Crafts: Textiles
BA(Hons)Contemporary Design Crafts: Jewellery
BA(Hons)Contemporary Design Crafts: Ceramics and Glass
You will learn cutting-edge contemporary and traditional approaches to designing and making textiles, jewellery and metalwork, as well as ceramics and glass. You will design and make a range of things from experimental clothing to jewellery, decorative household objects and surfaces; site-specific pieces to conceptual works for exhibition or commission. During the course most students choose to work in one medium, such as textiles, jewellery or ceramics and glass. This focus allows you to develop a high level of skill and techniques that are demanded in the professional marketplace. We teach you a balance of specialist study in your chosen subject and experimental mixed-media approaches. Delivered through focused practical workshops, you will gain a real understanding of materials’ properties, cultural resonances and the ways they can be manipulated to express your vision.
WHEN: September 2014 entry.
This three year course is designed to open up a wide range of career opportunities, through live projects with external partners, which included in the past: Habitat, KMPG, St Albans City Council and Letchworth Heritage Foundation. You will be taught how to set up your own small business, how to design for manufacture and how to produce and market unique artifacts for clients, exhibition and commission. This course will also equip you to teach, run workshops or curate, or move into journalism, retail or styling. You could also progress to postgraduate study.
CHARGES: Student fees.
DETAILS: Our Alumni have gone on become: Textile- Illustrator Artist Harriet Riddell: hattersriddle.com, Textile Artist Caren Garfen: carengarfen.com, Glass Artist Karen Murphy: Karen-murphy.co.uk, Laura Mcgrath Jewellery Designer and Artist.
The University of Hertfordshire is an expansive green field campus with world-class cultural social and sporting facilities in Hatfield, 25 minutes by train from London Kings Cross.
APPLY: Follow the link below for full details.
Deadline: 15 January 2014
Organiser/employer: University of Hertfordshire
[ Added on 3 October 2013 ]
28 days to deadline
WHO: Established artists, sculptors and new graduates.
WHAT: If you are an established artist, sculptor or new graduate and would like to showcase and sell your work at the beautiful 180 acre Sir Harold Hillier Gardens we would love to hear from you. Applications are currently being invited for the 2014 Art in the Garden exhibition. This is one of the largest outdoor selling exhibitions of contemporary craft and sculpture in the UK. Applications are welcomed by all artists working in any medium suitable for an outdoor exhibition.
WHEN: 17th May until 19th October 2014 at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0QA. Deadline for submissions: Friday 31 January 2014.
APPLY: Please send your CV, artist’s statement and images of the work you are proposing to exhibit to: Jo Field, AITG 2014, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Jermyns Lane, Ampfield SO51 0QA or by email. Images either on cd or via email and on hard copy please. Please include media, dimensions and artist’s price. All work must be suitable for exhibiting outdoors and will need to pass a strict risk assessment.
Deadline: 31 January 2014
Organiser/employer: Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
[ Added on 23 September 2013 ]
44 days to deadline
WHO: Painters. The 9-month Scholarship is awarded to an early-career painter while the 3-month Fellowships are for mid-career painters. UK and US nationals are eligible to apply, as are nationals of other countries provided they have been resident for at least 5 years in the UK or the US.
WHAT: Abbey Awards offer painters residencies during the academic year 2014/2015 in excellent modern atelier studios at the British School at Rome, an historic building close to the Borghese Gardens which houses researchers in the fields of archaeology, art history and ancient history as well as fine artists.
WHEN: The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 18:00 on Monday 13th January 2014. Applications are accepted from October 1, 2013.
PAYMENTS: All expenses are paid plus a monthly stipend of £700 for the Scholar and £800 for the Fellows.
DETAILS: The Administrator also manages the Abbey Harris Mural Fund which makes grants for the creation of murals in public places in the UK. For details, see web site.
APPLY: More information on the website.
Deadline: 13 January 2014
Organiser/employer: Abbey Awards
[ Added on 5 September 2013 ]
26 days to deadline
WHAT: At Bucks New University, School of Design, Craft & Visual Arts, we have strong links with industry employers and opportunities for work experience and live projects help enrich your studies. You will join a creative, vibrant environment, with tutors who are research active and have published and exhibited nationally. Our impressive graduates leave with the ability to innovate within the creative industries.
WHEN: Commencing January 2014.
PAYMENTS: See bucks.ac.uk/postgraduate
CHARGES: See bucks.ac.uk/postgraduate
DETAILS: Unrivalled workshops, excellent industry contacts and a diverse range of exciting courses makes Bucks New University one of the premier locations to study a range of creative disciplines in design, craft and visual arts.
Success in national and international competitions and our record of student employment demonstrates our ability to deliver education to the highest level.
We have a strong reputation in the fields of furniture, fine art, spatial design and 3D, and our textiles, graphic arts, and advertising courses are acknowledged as some of the best in the country.
With small class sizes and supportive staff, we are able to respond to your individual needs.
Our postgraduate programmes include:
At Bucks, you will join a creative, talented and vibrant community, benefiting from an approach to teaching that priorities the importance of hands-on experience.
Our programmes are overseen by staff with a high level of expertise gained through their research activity, connections with industry or professional experience. We also have a range of specialist centres and partnerships, providing a stimulating forum for research.
Our workshops feature industry-standard equipment, with an excellent range of traditional and state-of-the-art resources. You can explore craft-based skills in areas such as printmaking, wood, metal, fine metals, ceramics, mould-making and restoration.
Technologies range from traditional to digital with dedicated computer suites and laser cutter, rapid prototyping and 3D scanning facilities. We also have workshops with dedicated study spaces and areas for public exhibition of student work.
At Bucks New University, we are committed to developing your employability and your creativity, helping you to achieve your goals.
APPLY: To apply follow the link below.
Organiser/employer: Buckinghamshire New University
[ Added on 3 July 2013 ]
In these uncertain economic times when national and local government face unprecedented financial pressures, how can we work together to ensure that the value of the arts in Wales doesn’t get lost?
We know that the arts matter. But how do we get the message across? What are the arguments that we need to use? And where’s our evidence? How do we defend the arts in the face of competing funding pressures?
WHEN: Monday 27 January 2014 - Mold
Wednesday 29 January 2014 - Newport
Monday 03 Feburary 2014 - Porthcawl
Monday 10 Feburary 2014 - Cardigan
Times - 10.30-16.00
APPLY: For further details, programme and to book a place go to the Arts Council of Wales website below.
Deadline: 10 February 2014
Organiser/employer: a-n The Artists Information Company
[ Added on 18 December 2013 ]
54 days to deadline
WHO: West Berkshire Council’s Cultural Services seeks to commission an inspiring digital artist to lead a short digital artist residency at Theale Gateway Library, Church St, Theale, Reading, West Berkshire RG7 5BZ.
WHAT: “Wish you were here?” arts & libraries project - Young People and Adults’ project commission, a mixture of live performance events, visual arts, craft activities, installations and book-related opportunities.
WHEN: The project is part of LibraryFest2014, which runs in Hungerford, Newbury and Theale libraries from 6th March to 23 April 2014. Closes 5pm Friday 17th January 2014.
PAYMENTS: Fee: £1500 all inclusive for 5 days of workshops (20/21 March and 16/17/18 April).
APPLY: For more information and for the full brief, please contact JGray@westberks.gov.uk or visit the website.
Deadline: 17 January 2014
Organiser/employer: West Berkshire council
[ Added on 18 December 2013 ]
30 days to deadline
WHO: Open to anyone.
WHAT: This one day session will teach you how to construct and make your own plinth out of wood. By the end of the day each attendee will be able to take their plinth home, filled and painted with a base coat of white paint.
WHEN: Tuesday 1st April 2014 10:00 - 17:30
CHARGES: Course cost: £75 To book a place please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/plinth-making-april-2014-tickets-9811202571
DETAILS: Plinths to be no larger than 120cm x 30cm x 30cm or equivalent. Number of place available: 10 Tutors: Melis van den Berg MFA (Slade) and Steve Hodgson (Lecturer)
Deadline: 30 March 2014
Organiser/employer: London Sculpture Workshop
[ Added on 17 December 2013 ]
102 days to deadline