Opportunities

The Elephant Trust

Deadline: 10th October 2021

The Trustees’ main objective is to support new work

Given The Elephant Trust’s modest resources, grants have usually been limited to £2,000, but with the addition of the Shelagh Wakely Bequest some larger grants of up to £5,000 may be awarded.

Priority is given to artists in the fine arts and small organisations and galleries who should Read More

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Carbon Border Voices

Deadline: 15th October 2021

Carbon-Borders-Voices is a project connected to The Critical Fish. They are inviting responses – written, visual, creative, critical and scientific to the theme from different discipline perspectives.

Hull has been characterised as being ‘at the end of the line’ and many artists and writers explore experience and circumstances ‘on the edge’ where water meets land, coastlines Read More

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1:1 FUND

Deadline: 4th October 2021

This new fund offers awards of £2,000 for two early-career practitioners (artists, curators and producers) to connect, experiment, learn from each other and share ideas.

The 1:1 FUND is designed to offer an injection of support for two practitioners who want to work together. You can apply to strengthen an existing collaboration, or to explore a Read More

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JOB at Autograph: Public Engagement & Learning Manager

Deadline: 18th October 2021

Apply by 18 October 2021.

Autograph is looking for an exceptional and imaginative person to join our Public Engagement, Learning and Participation team. Help us to engage with thousands of people to explore the themes we address through our artistic programme: identity, race, representation and rights. You will have a key role in proposing ideas for Read More

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JOB: The Parasol Foundation Curator of Women in Photography

Deadline: 8th October 2021

We are seeking a Curator of Women in Photography to join our Collections Division.

The V&A’s Collections Division comprises six curatorial, research, conservation and collections care and access teams. The curatorial departments are arranged as Decorative Arts and Sculpture; Performance, Furniture, Textiles and Fashion; Art, Architecture, Photography and Digital (AAPD); and Asia.  The staff in these Read More

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Format Festival: Future Focus Open Call

Deadline: 2nd October 2021

FORMAT in partnership with Derby’s art centre QUAD is delighted to announce this year’s Future Focus Open Call.

This is a wonderful opportunity for national and international BA Degree students who have graduated from a UK University in 2020 and 2021 – during the Covid-19 pandemic – and were unable to exhibit their final work, or Read More

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femLENS: Women at Work Campaign

Deadline: 1st December 2021

It has been a long time since we’ve seen undistorted portraits of working women in print media. Since the start of the era of consumerism and social media, what we are exposed to is either airbrushed celebrities or the poverty on the other side of the social ladder.

We should move back to showing respect for Read More

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Black Artists Grant by Creative Debuts

Deadline: 31st October 2021

The Black Artists Grant is £1,500 given out monthly to black artists in the UK, with each artist selected receiving £500 each. The BAG is no-strings attached financial support to help the selected artists in whatever they want – be that make new work, buy equipment or materials, travel, research, visit exhibitions or conferences, or Read More

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AiR351 Artist Residency

AiR 351 welcomes spontaneous application submissions throughout the year.
Besides providing private studios, offices and shared spaces to work and gather, AiR 351´s professional development program comprises:
— regular studio visits and meetings arranged according to each resident´s practice or research topic;
— engaging with the local art scene, especially with artists, curators, gallerists and collectors, through diverse Read More

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An Artist Residency in Motherhood (no deadline)

A self-directed, open-source artist residency to empower and inspire artists who are also mothers.

You don’t have to apply. It doesn’t cost anything, it’s fully customisable, and you can be in residence for as long as you choose. You don’t even have to travel, the residency takes place entirely inside your own home and everyday life. An Artist Residency in Motherhood is Read More

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