Art Map London; art community, gallery reviews, and creative opportunities in London
This month CuratorSpace speaks with Jenny Judova from Art Map London. We find out how and why she set it up, what services the organisation offers artists to artists and curators, what their plans are for the future, and how you can get involved.
I'm a London based artist working in moving image, installation, sculpture and other digital mediums. Surveillance, the internet and the consumer capitalist culture within today’s society are the main issues surrounding his work alongside an intense fascination in the various cultures...
Stalls available at West Studios Christmas Market
Deadline: 27/10/2016 Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Join West studios as we kick off the festive season with our Christmas Market! We're looking for local artists and creative businesses to have a stall (costing £10 each) at the market and sell their high quality items to be sold during the market. There will also be an exhibition running in our reception area with refreshments available to purchase.
Patriothall Gallery and Project Space - Open call for entries
Deadline: 28/10/2016 Location: Edinburgh
Patriothall is an artist-led initiative in the heart of Edinburgh, which provides professional exhibition and project space for artists.
East Street Arts
East Street Arts is a contemporary arts organisation in Leeds. Our mission is to focus on the development of artists through our events programme, membership activities, professional development and studio/facility provision.
Patrick Studios is a bespoke venue for artists and provides...
LittlesMarket, 29–30 October 2016
Deadline: 29/10/2016 Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Fruitmarket Gallery introduces a new fair for children and families to its successful annual markets programme.
Open Call: isthisit? AFK
Deadline: 31/10/2016 Location: London, London
Open Call for a micro exhibition based within a house in London, with the general theme of the show being centered around 'The Internet'.
The Exchange @ Brunswick East
The Exchange is an independent bookstore formed from an (ever growing) collection of independently produced artists books, zines and comics from over 50 artists and arts collectives. All items within the collection are available for sale with all proceeds going directly to the artists (it’s...
Buxton Museum, Derbyshire - Opportunity for a textile Artist
Deadline: 31/10/2016 Location: Buxton, Derbyshire
Buxton Museum is looking for a textile artist or someone who works with natural fibres or dyes to take part in 'Collection of the Artists' with 5 other artists, including Buxton Museum's artists in residence Amanda and Richard Johsnon.
AiR opportunity at The Auxiliary, North Yorkshire
Deadline: 01/11/2016 Location: Stockton on Tees, North Yorkshire
The Auxiliary is now accepting submissions for their 2017 AiR programme. We are seeking artists whose practices are bold, experimental and challenging.
Saltaire Inspired is an ambitious arts charity, creating quality contemporary arts events in unique settings.
We have a vision to establish Saltaire as an internationally recognised centre for the visual arts, inspiring people of all ages and...
Craft Fair Stallholders Wanted for Christmas Fair
Deadline: 04/11/2016 Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Are you a crafter looking to sell your hand made wares? Apply for a stall at Nostell's Christmas Craft Fair, 26th and 27th November.
Free curator programme and networking events at the Manchester Contemporary 2015
This year the Manchester Contemporary will be running a curator programme giving art professionals a chance to network with their peers and get an inside look at the event.
Call out to curators for FAB17
Deadline: 04/11/2016 Location: bath
Fringe Arts Bath Festival is calling out to aspiring curators, offering the opportunity to devise and organise a show as part of FaB Festival, 26 May - 11 June 2017.
The Artists' Pool
The Artists' Pool....exploring all aspects of the arts, where artists collaborate and cultivate their creative ideas individually and as a group.
We organise and curate exhibitions and creative events for group and solo shows.
We also work with chairities and community projects...
PAGES: 20th International Contemporary Artists' Book Fair
Deadline: 04/11/2016 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
We are now inviting submissions for participation in the twentieth International Contemporary Artists' Book Fair at The Tetley centre for contemporary art in Leeds, UK on Saturday 4th (11am-6pm) and Sunday 5th March (11am-4pm) 2017.
isthisit? - Open Call
Deadline: 05/11/2016 Location: , London
Open call for submissions for an online gallery space - with a new micro-exhibition every week
Mirador celebrates and is inspired by people discovering how magical it is when arts, culture and heritage merge. We originate, research, develop and deliver unique and enthralling heritage projects that matter to communities and help them create a legacy. Based in...
WATER:OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO SUBMISSIONS
Deadline: 05/11/2016 Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut
WATER:OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO SUBMISSIONS Open call for short (under 10 minutes), single-channel video works
100 under 100
Deadline: 05/11/2016 Location: JAMESTOWN, NY
This is the gallery's annual gift giving show. Works entered must be available for sale, and must retail for no more than $100 (US).This show focuses on works suitable for gift giving. 2D works should be framed. Limited edition, signed prints (including photography) are welcome, but we encourage artists to consider smaller original works. 3D works like ceramics, small sculpture, toys, jewelry and other wearables are also welcome.
The Tetley is a centre for contemporary art and learning in a landmark heritage building.
Centred around creativity, innovation and experimentation, The Tetley is a place for the development of artistic talent. Working with a spectrum of early career and established artists based in...
2x £3500 Public Art Commissions for the Ted Hughes Project
Deadline: 10/11/2016 Location: Mexborough, South Yorkshire
The Ted Hughes Project is looking for artists to commission in the first stage of developing a permanent Ted Hughes Trail around Mexborough, South Yorkshire. We have two £3500 commissions to offer artists for the creation of some lasting artwork to become part of a Ted Hughes Trail that aims to engage members of the public.
Volunteer Performers for Dora Garcia Exhibition at The Tetley
Deadline: 11/11/2016 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Gain experience of public performance and work alongside one of today's most exciting contemporary artists.
Independent Art Curator working with artists to explore museum collections and unusual places & spaces. I create new arts projects through participatory practice. I am a Lead Artist of Sea Swim www.seaswim.co.uk and Curator of Sea Swim's touring exhibition Head Above...
Iwati Parana | Artist-in-Residence Program Open Call
Deadline: 14/11/2016 Location: Amazon - Iquitos
"Iwata Parana" is a residency program for visual artists, architects, photographers, and other disciplines in the Peruvian amazon.
CuratorSpace and Axisweb team up
We’re always looking for ways to improve our service and to deliver more to our members. To this end, Curatorspace and Axisweb have teamed up in what they hope will be the first of many ventures. The current arrangement allows open calls listed on CuratorSpace to be automatically sent to Axisweb, where they can be reviewed and included in Axisweb listings.
The Annex Collection Acquisition Award
Deadline: 20/11/2016 Location:
Open Call for Artist Submissions. £1000 Prize Fund: £750 cash + £250 materials from GreatArt. The Annex Collection Acquisition Award is open to artists all over the world and we welcome submissions across all mediums. The Collection asks that the artist who is granted the Acquisition Award, exchange their selected work for inclusion in our collection.
Nostell, National Trust
Nostell : Work'd by hand.
In our archives, in a box, bundled with faded invoices, receipts and drawings is 11 year-long daybook of accounts. It was presented by Joseph Rose, master plasterer, as a bill for his work at Nostell from 1766 to 1777 and includes an instruction...
Threads - Women's History Month 2017
Deadline: 30/11/2016 Location: London
Artists are invited to submit work that explore the diverse strands we spin in our lives. The threads that connects us through our experiences, humanity, gender, friendship and relationship; across the division of country, culture, language, religion and much more. To explore the rich tapestry woven from the myriad experiences of our individual lives.
She will need her sisterhood
Deadline: 01/12/2016 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
“Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke . . . She will need her sisterhood.” ― Gloria Steinem
Bank Street Arts
Spare Room Residency
Deadline: 01/12/2016 Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Spare Room Residency is an artist residency programme run in a family home in Liverpool.
Transgender, Gender and Psychoanalysis - an exhibition
Deadline: 11/12/2016 Location: London SE1, London
The Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis is holding a conference on the 11th and 12th of March 2017 on the theme of Transgender, Gender and Psychoanalysis. A series of fringe events will accompany the conference during the preceding week - including an exhibition in London SE1 to run from 5th - 12th March 2017. There will be a PV and it will be open to the public at various times during the Fringe Week. We expect a large turnout from the art, psychoanalytic and transgender communities.
Creative Arts Hub / Batley Art Gallery
Mark Milnes is a practising Artist and Curator/Arts Development Worker. He worked as Development Officer for Mirfield’s West Yorkshire Print Workshop from 2007 to 2011, and has managed the exhibitions programme at Batley Art Gallery since 2005. Mark is Artistic Director of Creative Arts...
Open Call for the New York Art Week
Deadline: 24/12/2016 Location: New York City
NewYorkArtWeek.org Open Call for Artists of all disciplines to participate in the New York Art Week Show 2017
In Pursuit of Error
Deadline: 29/12/2016 Location: Online, Cheshire
In Pursuit of Error is a curatorial research project which investigates the photographic 'mis-take'.
The Art House
The Art House provide Time, Space and Support for artists to develop their work and connect with audiences.
We do this through:
- Residencies and artist commissions
- Artist Mentoring, focused on artist development
- Artist-led sharing of best...
Artists' Union England celebrate their first birthday
Launched on 1st May 2014, Artist Union England started with 12 founding members. It now has over 500, and represents and provides support to visual and applied artists and artists with socially engaged practices. Their aim is to present artists at a strategic decision-making level, and to positively influence the role artists play within society.
Ones to Watch 2017
Deadline: 01/01/2017 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
We are looking for Yorkshire based emerging talent in any creative discipline for our fourth annual emerging artists and makers exhibition.
Re-imagining the Laws of England
Deadline: 01/01/2017 Location:
An exhibition of artists' books seeking touring venues. Twenty-seven redundant volumes of "Halsbury's Statutes" transformed into works of art by artists who responded to a call from the Sidney Nolan Trust (www.sidneynolantrust.org). Available from July 2015 to end 2017. Exhibition designed to be relevant to the Magna Carta 800 celebrations in 2015 & 2017.
WE ARE a Wakefield based social enterprise providing a platform for emerging creatives through collaborative projects.
WE ARE focused on encouraging and growing Wakefield’s creative scene. We do this through curating events and exhibitions that engage people with the Arts and by...
Artists' BookMarket, 25–26 February 2017
Deadline: 10/01/2017 Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian
Described as 'the major Scottish artists' books fair' Artists’ BookMarket is held at The Fruitmarket Gallery across two busy weekend days. Forty stalls are spread across two floors of gallery, with a busy events and workshops programme. Our more than two thousand visitors come from across Scotland and the north of England to make this date with artists' books and artist-led publishing.
Artists' Book Market BALTIC 2017 - call for Exhibitors
Deadline: 31/01/2017 Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead plays host to an annual & national two day Artists’ Book Market. Submissions for tables are welcome from artists, bookmakers, small press publishers, artist’s groups, zine artists, bookbinders, trade and suppliers.
As Chesterfields newest Arts Centre, West Studios aims to provide a creative space for the creative community offering an inspiring and contemporary atmosphere within Chesterfields old boys Grammar School on Sheffield Road.
Through regular workshops, creative groups, exhibitions and...
Expressions of interest for exhibitions in York Hospital
Deadline: 01/03/2017 Location: York, Scarborough, Bridlington, Malton, Eastingwold and Selby, North Yorkshire
If you're interested in exhibiting within one of York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's hospitals we'd love to hear from you!
DesignMarket 2017, 9–11 June 2017
Deadline: 14/03/2017 Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Fruitmarket Gallery throws its annual design fair, in cahoots with our event partner Creative Edinburgh, filling the galleries with all manner of print, jewellery, fashion and homeware, and platforming design talent in talks and workshops you can try your hand in.
Studio Spaces with Assembly House & Lady Beck
Deadline: Ongoing Location: LEEDS, West Yorkshire
Assembly House is an artist-led Studio provider based in Leeds that currently has studios available across both it's main site and the recently launched Lady Beck. Assembly House focuses on developing and sustaining engaged artistic communities. If your interested in getting involved please get in touch.
Callback Open Call
Deadline: Ongoing Location: London, London
G George invites you to submit to Callback, a series of contemporary art events beginning in the Winter of 2016.
New art agency ARTbound Community aims to help artists sell more work
ARTbound Community is an organisation that aims to nurture and enhance the creative career paths of artists, and other creative practitioners, by offering advice, support, and creating participatory opportunities and events.
Keyhole Gallery: call for expressions of interest
Deadline: Ongoing Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Our Keyhole Gallery is, by quite a distance, the smallest of the various exhibition spaces that make up Bank Street Arts. We’re interested in hearing about what artists, makers or curators think that they could do with the space, with a view to us turning it over to several people during the next couple of years.
Header images for CuratorSpace
Deadline: Ongoing Location:
CuratorSpace are looking for exciting images of artworks to feature on our social media and web platforms.
Berwick Visual Arts
Berwick Visual Arts is an initiative managed by The Maltings (Berwick) Trust, which also manages The Maltings Theatre & Cinema.
We are committed to developing a welcoming and engaging environment of exceptional, ambitious visual art to inspire, challenge and encourage learning and...
The Stalls Makers Market - Open Call For Artists & Makers
Deadline: Ongoing Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Stalls are looking for talented artists and makers to take part in our Makers Market in the heart of Leeds city centre.
Brighton Film Club
Deadline: Ongoing Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Brighton Film Club is a monthly short film night. We are looking for short films and animations.
Left Bank Leeds
Left Bank Leeds is a multidisciplinary arts venue set an amazing Grade II* listed former church building. Our mission is to preserve our amazing venue in order to inspire and empower our community via a sustainable programme of arts and events that promotes creativity, connection and...
Artist run bookshop seeking independently published artist books
Deadline: Ongoing Location: London, London
The Exchange @ Brunswick East is an artist led project in an artist led space. The Exchange is a space which facilitates artists connecting with the general public though book or 'bound' form. We are seeking independently published works whether that be in the form of a book, comic, zine, essentially any works (written, visual or both!) that are bound, to feature within our coffee shop bookstore based in Dalston, London.
isthisit? - Open Call - Rolling Deadline
Deadline: Ongoing Location: , London
Open call for submissions for an online gallery space - with a new micro-exhibition every week
Glug is a series of events for the design and creative community. Our showcase event is held in London but there are now many other events around the world.
Based around a series of talks and informal networking, Glug has become one of the most exciting, credible and well attended...
Deadline: Ongoing Location: York, North Yorkshire
York Art Gallery opened its Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) in August 2015, following a major £8 million development project. CoCA aims to encourage the understanding and enjoyment of British studio ceramics. A new retail space on the first floor offers the opportunity to sell high quality ceramics to visitors.
The Biscuit Factory Gallery
The Biscuit Factory is the UK’s largest art, craft & design gallery set in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural quarter. Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, our beautiful gallery spaces set over two floors display a range of exciting contemporary art, sculpture, original prints and...
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