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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.
Object Book Festival Artist's Books & Zine fair 27-28th August, London
Deadline: 26/08/2016 Location: Merton, London, London
Join us for the inaugural Object Book Festival - a weekend of artist's books, zines and bookish art at the unique riverside village of Merton Abbey Mills in South West London, this bank holiday weekend 27th-28th August
From the Studio Floor, Cambridge - call for artists
Deadline: 28/08/2016 Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The fourth edition of From the Studio Floor takes place at the prestigious Guildhall in the centre of Cambridge this autumn, and we are looking for new and established artists to share their work with us at this exciting exhibition.
Bank Street Arts
**OPEN CALL** Seeking multi-disciplinary submissions for group exhibition TRANSCRIBE/TRANSLATE
Deadline: 29/08/2016 Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
TRANSCRIBE/TRANSLATE is a multi-disciplinary open-call exhibition, to be held at SYSTEM art gallery in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in November 2016. This collaborative show, co-ordinated by VAULT COLLECTIVE, will bring together the work of both established and emerging artists who are creating work in response to the theme of transcription.
OPEN CALL: "GZ-NEWYORK 2017" 23 - 25 March - international event of contemporary art
Deadline: 30/08/2016 Location: New York
GZ-NEW YORK 2017 INTERNATIONAL EVENT OF CONTEMPORARY ART 23 - 25 MARCH 2017
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...
'Custom Paradise' Exhibition - October 2016 - Berlin
Deadline: 31/08/2016 Location: Berlin
Organized in conjunction with the Porn FilmFestival Berlin, now in its 11th year, SomoS Art House presents 'Custom Paradise', a collection of performative projects and ephemeral installations as critical responses to the notions of fantasy, consumption of images, and the spectatorship and voyeurism of sexuality in mediated society.
"ART TO SEE"
Deadline: 31/08/2016 Location: Barcelona
"Art to See" is a collective exhibition of well selected art. Painting, photography, video, sculpture, performance
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...
'877' Exhibition @ Falmouth CALLING ALL ART: OUTER SPACE AND THE SURREAL
Deadline: 31/08/2016 Location: Falmouth
We are looking for work that will be displayed along the coast for a temporary, open air exhibition. Opening night hosted by BEHAVE. Collective
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.
Light Night 2016 - Call for Volunteers
Deadline: 01/09/2016 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.
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...
Chair of Trustees
Deadline: 02/09/2016 Location:
Pavilion is currently looking to recruit a new Chair to help the team realise its ambitious programme and fundraising plans over the next three years.
isthisit? - Open Call
Deadline: 03/09/2016 Location: , London
Open call for submissions for an online gallery space - with a new micro-exhibition every week
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...
Holocaust Memorial Day, Young Person's Performance Commission
Deadline: 04/09/2016 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
We are looking to commission a Leeds arts organisation to work with young people to produce a 15 minute performance for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). HMD offers an opportunity to reflect as we share the memory of the millions who have lost their lives in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur in order to challenge hatred and persecution in the UK today. The theme for HMD 2017 has been released by The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, and is How can life go on? The Leeds event will be held on Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 2pm at Leeds Town Hall.
September Craft Fair Stallholders
Deadline: 04/09/2016 Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Are you a crafter looking to sell your hand made wares? Apply for a stall at Nostell's Craft Fair, 24th and 25th September 2016.
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...
WALKING IN OTHER PEOPLE'S FOOTSTEPS
Deadline: 05/09/2016 Location: Lancaster, Barrow and Preston, Lancashire
Creating an outstanding artistic and heritage programme celebrating the remarkable Elizabeth Roberts Archive . The programme aims to deliver a series of original artistic, performance, participative and heritage events to illustrate and highlight this notable archive in 2017/18.
A City Less Grey: Citywide Commission
Deadline: 12/09/2016 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
In partnership with LeedsBID and Leeds City Council, East Street Arts are thrilled to be offering a range of paid, street art opportunities based in Leeds, UK. These commissions invite local, national and international artists to propose works that reflect the city and its people in an exciting and visual way, adding to the public art Leeds has to offer.
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...
A City Less Grey: Kirkgate Commission
Deadline: 12/09/2016 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
In partnership with LeedsBID and Leeds City Council, East Street Arts are thrilled to be offering a range of paid, street art opportunities based in Leeds, UK. Since becoming residents of Kirkgate with the opening of Art Hostel in 2016, East Street Arts has further questioned how artists can proactively and positively be involved in the reinvention and preservation of public space. This commission is for local artists who want to create a bespoke piece for the oldest street in Leeds.
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.
MAKE STUFF Event Volunteers
Deadline: 16/09/2016 Location: Manchester
MadLab, the UK’s most active Makerspace, presents MAKE STUFF: A series of free coding, making and tech events for both adults and young people this summer. Over the next few months we'll be heading to Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan - join us! MAKE STUFF is hitting Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan. And we'd love you to be a part of it! You can get involved in two ways: as a Volunteer – and as a Maker. Read on for more info!
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.
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.
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...
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.
Deadline: 30/09/2016 Location: Zattere - Venice
LA BIENNALE 2017 INTERNATIONAL EVENT OF CONTEMPORARY ART 8 - 12 MAY 2017
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...
LEAVE//REMAIN - Bank Street Arts
Deadline: 30/09/2016 Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
LEAVE//REMAIN Bank Street Arts
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
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...
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.
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.
"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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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'.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Header images for CuratorSpace
Deadline: Ongoing Location:
CuratorSpace are looking for exciting images of artworks to feature on our social media and web platforms.
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...
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.
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...
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
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,...
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.
Little Shambles BIG ART
Deadline: Ongoing Location: York
Artists ,designers makers selling directly to the public. Art in the Market bringing art into the heart of York city on the last Sunday of every month. Live music, street food stalls, demonstrations, workshops.
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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