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Art Map London; art community, gallery reviews, and creative opportunities in London

Published: 22/09/2015  

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.

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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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isthisit? - Open Call

Deadline: 29/09/2016   Location: , London  

Open call for submissions for an online gallery space - with a new micro-exhibition every week

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Tiny Library * CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS *

Deadline: 29/09/2016   Location: Multiple (Europe)  

Reusing cassette carry cases for the purpose of housing and distributing small handmade booklets, zines and mix-tapes of varied topics across Europe.

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Bob Bicknell-Knight

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...

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Light Night 2016 - Call for Volunteers

Deadline: 29/09/2016   Location: Leeds  

Light Night Needs You! The Arts Development Team at Leeds City Council are looking for a team of enthusiastic volunteers for the next annual Light Night Leeds festival.

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Art Reveal Magazine Open Call

Deadline: 30/09/2016   Location:   

Art Reveal Magazine is pleased to announce its Call for Artist Proposal for online magazine All International Artists are Welcome to submit their works for next issues. This is your chance to show off your work! Our goal is to support and promote talented artists from around the world. Each selected artist will get 6 pages including a short interview which will be published in the issue.

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West Studios

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...

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Sculptural experience

Deadline: 30/09/2016   Location: Wadebridge, North Cornwall, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly  

The Sculpture Workshop is offering time within its busy studio for individuals to experience working on sculpture commissions and developing their own work in the company of highly experienced international sculptors.

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BIENNALE 2017

Deadline: 30/09/2016   Location: Zattere - Venice  

LA BIENNALE 2017 INTERNATIONAL EVENT OF CONTEMPORARY ART 8 - 12 MAY 2017

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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...

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Dean Clough Festive Art Fair 2016

Deadline: 30/09/2016   Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire  

The Dean Clough Festive Art Fair is a showcase for Artists, Makers and Designers to promote and sell their work in one of the largest contemporary arts spaces in Yorkshire. The event will take place on 3 and 4 December 2016 at the Dean Clough Galleries and will be an opportunity to share in this collaborative marketing opportunity, showcasing emerging and established talent.

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Unwrapped Print Fair - Call for Artists

Deadline: 30/09/2016   Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester  

Unwrapped is a new print fair taking place in Manchester. Our first fair will be held on Saturday 19th November at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester City Centre. Unwrapped will feature talented artists, makers, designers and illustrators based in the North with a focus on hand-printed work. The event will be open 11am - 4pm and will be free to the public.

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News article

Free curator programme and networking events at the Manchester Contemporary 2015

Published: 15/09/2015  

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.

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Glug Leeds

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...

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Exhibit: at Yorkshire Dance, a series of mini exhibitions curated by The Gallery at Munro House

Deadline: 30/09/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Exhibit: is looking for an artist to display 2D artworks in Yorkshire Dance in Leeds to celebrate Juncture Festival.

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LEAVE//REMAIN - Bank Street Arts

Deadline: 30/09/2016   Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

LEAVE//REMAIN Bank Street Arts

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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...

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OPEN CALL – CERAMICS – KUNSTHUIS GALLERY

Deadline: 02/10/2016   Location: Crayke, North Yorkshire  

OPEN CALL – CERAMICS – KUNSTHUIS GALLERY ‘Shades of Clay’ Annual CERAMIC Show 2016 4th NOVEMBER – 23rd DECEMBER 2016

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Open call for artists. "GOING INLAND" travelling exhibition from Barcelona to Tarrega (Lleida)

Deadline: 05/10/2016   Location: Travelling exhibition starting in Barcelona and finishing in Tarrega (Lleida)  

GOING INLAND is a travelling exhibition that starts in a beautifull space in the art district of PobleNou in Barcelona. (Already known as the Brooklyn of the city) and after the exhibition will be transported to our new to open space near Tarrega (Lleida) We are planning the following dates: - GOING INLAND - Barcelona 2 - 15 December 2016 - GOING INLAND - Tarrega (Lleida) 8 - 22 January 2017

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Bank Street Arts

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Mission to Mars

Deadline: 07/10/2016   Location: Rotherham is the host but anywhere is encouraged.  

Mission to Mars We have 3 months to get there.

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Open Call: Maltese Artists for Malta Pavilion 2017

Deadline: 10/10/2016   Location: Venice  

Open Call for Artists to be considered for the exhibition "Homo Melitensis" at Malta Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia

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GaleriaZero

GaleriaZero - contemporary art ( from 1997)  is an organizer of international art events and promotor of artists by means of affiliation and other related resources, During the last years GZ organized exhibitions in New York, Basel, Paris, London, Tokyo,...

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THE TETLEY OPEN: Artists' Film

Deadline: 10/10/2016   Location: Leeds  

The Tetley and Leeds International Film Festival invite artists based in the North of England to submit artists' moving image works and short films

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Lead Visual Artist- Lines of Thought

Deadline: 11/10/2016   Location: Hull  

British museum Touring Exhibition: Lines of Thought Engagement Programme Heritage Learning are working with The British Museum and The University of Hull to seek an experienced artist to develop and deliver a series of Higher Education workshops for the British Museum’s touring exhibition, Lines of Thought.

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The Tetley

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...

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News article

CuratorSpace and Axisweb team up

Published: 12/08/2015  

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.

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Library Interventions: Reading the Gendered Word

Deadline: 21/10/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Library Interventions: Reading Gendered Words. An invitation to propose work as part of Leeds College of Art Library's 2017 Library Intervention programme: Reading Gendered Words. This year's Library Intervention has been substantially shaped by the renowned art writer Maria Fusco.

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Midlands Printmakers Open 2016

Deadline: 22/10/2016   Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire  

Arts & Crafts at Malt Cross invite all Midlands based printmakers to submit work for our new exhibition Midlands Printmakers Open 2016.

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Theresa Easton

Theresa Easton’s art practice has a history connected with printmaking and its associated materials and processes including paper, etched metal, screen printed glass and more recently book making. Zines, posters & chap...

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"To Please a Few" Cupola Gallery Christmas Show

Deadline: 24/10/2016   Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

"To please a few" is the title for Cupola Contemporary Art's upcoming Christmas Show. Although we hate to talk about the 'C' word before the summer is out we want to make sure that for our 25th anniversary exhibition in the festive season we put on a stunning celebration of artist made work.

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Superposition Commission 2016

Deadline: 24/10/2016   Location: Leeds and Sheffield  

The Leeds-based arts, science and maker network Superposition are collaborating with scientists at Leeds and Sheffield universities to launch a new £2000 commission for an artist, craftsperson or cross-disciplinary group to explore scientific research.

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The Annex Collection

The Annex Collection is an independent arts organisation designed to support artists with a small injection of funds to assist with the continuation of practice.  

The Collection asks that the artist who is granted the £500...

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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.

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OPEN CALL: "GZ-NEWYORK 2017" 23 - 25 March - international event of contemporary art

Deadline: 31/10/2016   Location: New York  

GZ-NEW YORK 2017 INTERNATIONAL EVENT OF CONTEMPORARY ART 23 - 25 MARCH 2017

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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...

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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.

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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.

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Cupola Contemporary Art

Cupola Contemporary Art was established in 1991 and has grown to become on eof the largest most highly respected privately run contemporary art galleries in the North of England.  With a reputation for quality shows and innovation, the gallery regualrly hosts approximately 10 themed or solo...

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News article

Artists' Union England celebrate their first birthday

Published: 28/04/2015  

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.

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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.

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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.

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ACA Allenheads Contemporary Arts

 

Since 1995 Allenheads Contemporary Arts has designed and delivered innovative contemporary arts projects that fall across diverse specialist subjects and engage people from wide ranging interests, experiences and cultural backgrounds. It has built up a lively archive of projects...

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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

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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'.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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!

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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.

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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...

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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.

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News article

New art agency ARTbound Community aims to help artists sell more work

Published: 28/04/2015  

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.

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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.

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WE ARE

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...

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Header images for CuratorSpace

Deadline: Ongoing   Location:   

CuratorSpace are looking for exciting images of artworks to feature on our social media and web platforms.

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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.

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Mirador

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...

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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.

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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.

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Leeds City Council

The Arts Development Team runs a funding scheme and a programme of cultural events throughout the year.  

Our aim is to:

  • CREATE opportunities for local people to take part in the cultural life of the city;
  • SUPPORT local artists and arts organisations working in...

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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

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CoCA Shop

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.

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Saltaire Inspired

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...

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News article

Planning an open call for an exhibition, residency, commission, etc?

Published: 14/04/2015  

CuratorSpace is not another listings site, it's a submission management system. We've also added new features to make managing your submissions even easier.

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