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WHO: visual artists and makers within commuting distance of Fife, who have experience of working with the public.
WHAT: 4 month part-time and 2 month full-time residencies accompanying MAC, Fife's mobile museum, to complement exhibition on where and how artists and makers work touring throughout Fife to schools and other community venues. Project organised by Fife Contemporary Art and Craft in partnership with Fife Council Museums (subject to confirmed funding).
WHEN: 2 x part-time residencies March-June 08; 2 x part-time residencies Sept-Dec 08; 1 full-time residency July-Aug 08.
Deadline: 2 November 2007 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Fife Contemporary Art & Craft
[ Added on 4 September 2007 ]
Making Spaces, an exhibition touring Fife in MAC, Fife Councils mobile museum, was on the road by March 2008. The exhibition explored examples of different working spaces used by artists and makers past and present. Making Spaces includes Read on…
Organiser/employer: Fife Contemporary Art & Craft »
WHO: artists living or working in the London region working in all forms of moving image practice. Awards are available to artists working in the context of contemporary fine art moving image practice and producing single or multi screen work and installations intended for exhibition in galleries, cinemas, festivals, specialist venues and as installations.
WHAT: London Artists' Film and Video Awards (LAFVA) is an open submission awards scheme offering funds up to a maximum of £20,000. Awards can cover full production costs or costs to complete existing projects.
Deadline: 22 November 2007 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Film London
[ Added on 3 September 2007 ]
WHO: artist/craftsman designing and etching glass.
WHAT: Bringing the outside in – window design and waiting area commissions for St Nicholas Hopsital, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne.
WHEN: ideally artist to start asap and complete by approx December 07.
DETAILS: produce the designs for two large glass panels (approx 1.5 x1.9m) incorporated into two corridor windows. The designs will take inspiration from images already produced by some of the service users – incorporating natural plant forms.
Deadline: 15 October 2007 ** Deadline expired**
[ Added on 11 September 2007 ]
WHO: Experimental filmmakers
WHAT: international experimental film and video festival in Iceland, 29 Mar – 5 Apr 08.
PAYMENTS: Cash prizes and a trip to Iceland for the selected artist.
DETAILS: special interest this year for performance on camera but all experimental films considered. Also looking for performance place for the opening itself.
Deadline: 15 November 2007 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: 700IS Reindeerland
[ Added on 10 September 2007 ]
WHO: deaf and disabled artists.
WHAT: invigorate your creative career with your own dedicated Artist Advisor. Dada-South the disability arts development agency for the South East, is inviting a select number of deaf and disabled artists to join Dada-Exchange, a brand new creative network offering a dynamic team of Artist Advisors.
DETAILS: Dada-Exchange offers artists tailored 1-1 advice sessions with dedicated local artist advisors, to explore their creative practice, share ideas and inspiration, gain advice, support and mentoring and invest in their professional development.
Deadline: 30 November 2007 ** Deadline expired**
[ Added on 16 October 2007 ]
WHO: Sculptors. Graduates and emerging artists.
WHAT: Now in its ninth year, Art in the Garden is curated by Underground Art & Design and presents outdoor contemporary sculpture and design led craft. Situated in the stunning grounds and setting of the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, a 180 acre garden paradise in Romsey, Hampshire.
WHEN: Work on display for the duration Sat 24 May – Sun 26 October 2008. All work must be suitable for exhibition outdoors and will need to pass a strict risk assessment. One Artist In Residence post is available for an artist who will work on an outdoor piece for one week from Mon 18 – Sun 24 August 2008, to include visitor participation on one day.
DETAILS: Work is displayed in a series of 'garden galleries' located throughout the Gardens and we are now accepting new ideas and proposals for 2008's exhibition including a gallery of using new technologies, recycling and sustainable materials.
Deadline: 1 January 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
[ Added on 16 October 2007 ]
Art in the Garden is an established exhibition of contemporary art and design. By advertising in A-N magazine we are targeting exciting, innovative artists. We have numerous artists approaching us with submissions of work for inclusion in our annual Read on…
Organiser/employer: Sir Harold Hillier Gardens »
WHO: craft curators and professionals in the UK wanting to develop ambitious and innovative exhibitions that engage with contemporary craft.
WHAT: the Spark Plug Award is a new annual award scheme that supports a minimum of four curators each year. Proposals must relate to an aspect of craft with craft practice at the core of the making process.
WHEN: £5,000 awards cover a fixed period of one year of research activity, during which time the awardees are required to research and develop an original exhibition project.
Deadline: 26 September 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Crafts Council
[ Added on 20 March 2008 ]
WHO: open to makers of the highest standards, resident in Britain and Ireland, in ceramics, glass, textiles, jewellery, metal, wood, plastics, mix media, leather, recycled materials and paper. No paintings, photography or musical instruments.
WHAT: call for entries to contemporary craft fair at Mill Marsh Park, Bovey Tracey, Devon, in association with the Devon Guild of Craftsmen. The Contemporary Craft Fair represents 160 of the UKs finest designer makers. All set in a marquee village in idyllic parkland on the edge of Dartmoor in South Devon with excellent transport links via road, train and air.
WHEN: 5-7 June 09.
Deadline: 30 November 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Devon Guild of Craftsmen
[ Added on 20 October 2008 ]
WHO: artist to produce work for final exhibition and undertake community projects (21 days contact time).
WHAT: twelve month community residency.
WHEN: start dates Oct 08 and Oct 09.
PAYMENTS: package worth £20,000 (incl studio, flat, heating, lighting, computer, line rental, exhibition costs, catalogue & promotional material produced). £7,900 fee and materials paid to artist.
Deadline: 12 January 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Visual Arts in Rural Communities (VARC)
[ Added on 16 November 2007 ]
Imi Maufe is the ninth artist to hold the residency at Highgreen. Her quirky interventions to the social calendar of this remote rural valley in Northumberland and reciprocal contributions from local people have shaped the work in her end of Read on…
Organiser/employer: Visual Arts in Rural Communities (VARC) »
WHO: visual/multi-media artist specialising in lens-based media (photography and film).
WHAT: opportunity to lead 12 months of arts activity with homeless people and those affected by homelessness in Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. The programme will tackle mental health issues and associated problems with drug and alcohol misuse. Funded by NESTA, the programme requires an artist with exceptional vision, experience and ability to lead the creative delivery. The programme is managed by Helix Arts working in partnership with Tyneside Cyrenians.
WHEN: 12 months, Jan 08 – Jan 09.
PAYMENTS: £10,760 – £12,920 (based on 50-60 days). Materials and production budget £7,500.
Deadline: 10 December 2007 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Helix Arts
[ Added on 16 November 2007 ]
WHO: artists and designers.
WHAT: expressions of interest invited to transform the facade of the Ramada in Inverness, at the end of a key vista located at the heart of the city's vibrant old town.
PAYMENTS: project budget £70,000.
Deadline: 30 May 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Inverness Old Town Art (IOTA)
[ Added on 21 April 2008 ]
The Beauty Lines commission attracted 75 applications with practitioners from USA, Germany, Norway, Bulgaria, Italy, Scotland and the Highlands competing for the project. Shortlisting interviews were in July and three artist teams have been selected Read on…
Organiser/employer: Inverness Old Town Art (IOTA) »
WHO: artists living or working in London. Black and minority ethnic artists are currently under-represented in our studios and we welcome applications from artists from these communities.
WHAT: Acme Studios is offering a free studio for two years plus a grant of £10,000 a year. This new residency (starting in September 2008) will be based at our new-build studios at Atelier Court, a ground-breaking partnership development with affordable housing provider Swan Housing Association, in Leven Road, Poplar, London E14. The development consists of 66 affordable housing units and 21 affordable studios. The residency is an opportunity for an artist involved with socially engaged practice to develop significant relationships, through their work, with local residents and the wider community. It also offers a significant financial and practical breathing space, allowing an artist to focus on the development of their practice.
WHEN: interviews on Friday 4 July.
Deadline: 13 June 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Acme Studios
[ Added on 7 April 2008 ]
WHAT: final call to enter.
WHEN: exhibition runs 20 Sept 08 – 4 Jan 09.
PAYMENTS: first prize £25,000.
DETAILS: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
Deadline: 15 February 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: National Museums Liverpool
[ Added on 9 January 2008 ]
WHO: makers of contemporary craft.
WHAT: Origin : The London Craft Fair. Opportunity for selected makers to sell their work directly to the public.
WHEN: 7-12 October and 14-19 October.
CHARGES: £20 application fee.
DETAILS: opportunity to meet up to 22,000 potential buyers, collectors and commissioners, website and catalogue entries and full marketing campaign.
Deadline: 3 March 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Crafts Council
[ Added on 12 February 2008 ]
WHO: new media artists.
WHAT: Europe based Media Artists in the fields of digital media including internet and computer based art, filmmakers, sound and video artists are invited to apply for a two months residence based stipend at IMPAKT or at Werkleitz Gesellschaft's Centre for Media Arts.
WHEN: Autumn 2007 to Spring 2008.
PAYMENTS: 2,000 Euro grant, 250 Euro travel expenses.
DETAILS: Utrecht, The Netherlands and Halle, Germany. accommodation, technical facilities / media labs.
Deadline: 12 June 2007 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Vivid - Centre for Media Arts
[ Added on 15 May 2007 ]
This programme offers a two-month residency in one of four centres: VIVID (UK), Werkerlitz (Germany), InterSpace (Bulgaria) and Impakt (Netherlands). EMARE residencies allow media artists to experiment and develop their practice within a new Read on…
Organiser/employer: Vivid - Centre for Media Arts »
WHO: exceptional emerging sculptors based in the Greater London area.
WHAT: call for entries for yearly award with a total value of £10,000. £6,000 goes direct to the artist for the production of new work, £4,000 towards the resulting solo exhibition in September 2009 at Standpoint Gallery. Selection is by panel. This year's guest selector will be Rachel Whiteread.
Deadline: 31 May 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Standpoint Studios and Gallery
[ Added on 20 March 2008 ]
Now the largest sculpture prize of its kind in the UK, the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award offers £10,000 towards the production of new work and a solo exhibition at Standpoint Gallery to an exceptional emerging sculptor based in Greater London. Read on…
Organiser/employer: Standpoint Studios and Gallery »
WHO: visual artists, photographers, writers, poets, musicians, filmmakers and any other creatives.
WHAT: Factory Nights are a series of inspiring working sessions. They are free and simply provide an opportunity for creative people to come together in an interesting venue and supportive environment to make work or initiate ideas. Artists can come to the sessions with something they have been working on or could start something brand new, inspired by the space.
DETAILS: interesting venues and spaces in North Tyneside and Sunderland.
Deadline: 30 June 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Rednile Projects Ltd
[ Added on 8 April 2008 ]
Factory Nights is a series of free, informal working sessions for visual artists and other creatives, held in venues of historical or architectural interest. During these sessions, artists have come together to make new work inspired by these spaces Read on…
Organiser/employer: Rednile Projects Ltd »
WHO: porcelain artists.
WHAT: 5th Zelli Award for porcelain sculpture, with the theme ‘Dreams and Visions’. Judged by art historian and writer Sister Wendy Beckett, BBC Antiques Roadshow modern ceramic expert Paul Atterbury and ceramic artist Tony Laverick
PAYMENTS: £3,000 will be awarded to the winner.
CHARGES: £3 entry fee.
Deadline: 28 February 2008 ** Deadline expired**
[ Added on 25 October 2007 ]
WHO: poets and artists living in and around the Peak.
WHAT: to work collaboratively on designing companion stones to the Derbyshire guide stoops.
PAYMENTS: there will be a fee of £550 each for artist and poet for each stone designed.
Deadline: 16 May 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Arts in the Peak
[ Added on 20 March 2008 ]
WHAT: call for entries to open exhibition organised by The Royal Watercolour Society.
WHEN: hand-in dates 9 and 10 Feb 08.
PAYMENTS: include cash awards, purchase prizes and art materials.
CHARGES: artists are invited to submit three waterbased paintings on paper. £10 per work. Free for students.
DETAILS: INFORMATION: send A5, SSAE to Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 9JH or visit www.banksidegallery.com
Deadline: 31 December 2007 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Bankside Gallery
[ Added on 9 November 2007 ]