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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.
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...
Berwick Visual Arts and Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival Residency 2017
Deadline: 09/12/2016 Location: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland
Berwick Visual Arts and Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival are pleased to announce applications are now open for our annual artist's residency. The residency is for a six month period beginning in April 2017 and is an opportunity for an artist with a moving image-based practice practice to create a new work. A bursary of £8000 as well as private accommodation and studio space in Berwick-upon-Tweed are available. The outcome of the residency will be premiered at Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival between 20th and 24th September 2017.
Joya: arte + ecología / International Artist and Writers' Residency
Deadline: 09/12/2016 Location: Vélez-Blanco, Almería, Andalucía
Joya: AiR is an international artist and writers' residency in rural Andalucía, Spain / an off-grid residency house in the middle of natural park Sierra María-Los Vélez, near the vibrant Spanish cultural town of Vélez Blanco.
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...
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.
OPEN CALL for Photographic Artists or Projects Based in the North East of England
Deadline: 14/12/2016 Location:
The Photographic Artists Review is a brand new online platform being set up to highlight and promote the wonderful photographic community in the North East of England. We are looking for photographic artists and projects to feature on the site.
Sunny Bank Mills
A Beautiful Art Gallery, Shop & Tea Room in Farsley, Leeds
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery is an art, design and culture space housed in a light and tranquil 3000 sq ft old cloth warehouse.
The Gallery is the creative hub of the Mill and the local community,...
EDMUND FELSON GALLERY - OPEN CALL 2017
Deadline: 15/12/2016 Location: Berlin
The Edmund Felson Gallery is looking for project submissions from artists working across all disciplines in preparation for our 2017 programme. Successful submissions will be selected and shown on Auguststraße in Berlin.
Corridor8 ‘micro’ art writing residency at Leeds College of Art
Deadline: 21/12/2016 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Corridor8, in partnership with Leeds College of Art, invites proposals for an early career writer-in-residence responding to the exhibition 'Felice House: RE-WESTERN'
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...
hope in the dark
Deadline: 23/12/2016 Location: Jamestown
2016 has been a tumultuous year. I would like to begin 2017 on a positive note with an outpouring of hope and love for humanity and the tiny blue dot we call home. Change begins on/in the margins.
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
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...
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.
Open Call - video art screening - an evening with isthisit?
Deadline: 26/12/2016 Location: Suffolk, Suffolk
Open call for a film screening of video art, looking at ideas surrounding the internet, various utopias and science fiction tropes.
Postcards from the Jurassic
Deadline: 30/12/2016 Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Grejczik Gallery’s First Open Exhibition: Postcard exhibition on the theme of the AMMONITE
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...
isthisit? - Open Call
Deadline: 31/12/2016 Location: , London
Open call for submissions for an online gallery space - with a new micro-exhibition every week
Together as One
Deadline: 31/12/2016 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Together as One offers an opportunity for artists, curators and the general public, to submit one photograph accompanied by a text, that states the dreams and hopes about life, of the individual applying.
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...
The X Show
Deadline: 31/12/2016 Location: Charleston, SC
PULP Gallery and Bookstore is pleased to announce our second annual adults only art exhibition, The X Show. For centuries artists have explored the body as a way to understand facets of identity such as gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity. We are seeking artists who explore these areas to make 'art & photographs for grown-ups.’ This X-rated show opens on Valentine’s Day, 2017.
A217 Gallery - Open Call - Rolling Deadline
Deadline: 31/12/2016 Location: London, London
Open call for submissions to a new London gallery, holding exhibitions on a monthly basis.
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...
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.
OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS, WRITERS AND PERFORMERS BY OTHER MEANS
Deadline: 01/01/2017 Location: London, London
By Other Means is a gallery, workshop and event venue. So far we have had an amazing line up of exhibitions, talks, workshops and performances of all kinds. Looking toward to the new year we want to fill this space with an even more varied schedule. Whether you work on canvas, build instruments, design clothes, write stories or get on stage and do something fabulous, send us a proposal!
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...
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.
Culture Cures Artist Commission
Deadline: 02/01/2017 Location: Wakefield and district
This opportunity is a Beam project funded by the Culture Cures Creative Partners grant programme delivered by Beam in association with Wakefield Council and selected creative partners. This artist commission is to develop and deliver a series of creative interventions in the Wakefield district to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing that appeals (but is not exclusive to) 17-25 year olds
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.
Lead artist for Castleford 'Lit Fest in a Day'
Deadline: 06/01/2017 Location:
Beam is seeking to appoint a Lead Artist who is experienced at engaging communities for a new project funded by Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring Fund linked to Wakefield Lit Fest and to be delivered in Castleford in May 2017.
Deadline: 07/01/2017 Location: Piedmont, California
International open-call for artists to participate in what will start out as an “Open- No Theme” Art Exhibition. Submissions will be reviewed and mapped along a thematic thread formulated into a concept. Selected artists will participate in the curatorial process to varying degrees based on experience and desired level of engagement.
Bank Street Arts
VOLUNTEER PERFORMERS REQUIRED: DORA GARCIA EXHIBITION FEBRUARY – APRIL 2017 AT THE TETLEY
Deadline: 09/01/2017 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Gain experience of public performance and work alongside one of today's most exciting contemporary artists.
Doe Lea Public Art Commission
Deadline: 09/01/2017 Location: Doe Lea, Bolsover
To create an ambitious and contemporary permanent artwork at a key location at the entrance to the village of Doe Lea, in Bolsover, Derbyshire. The artwork must both acknowledge the heritage of the village, whilst firmly looking to and celebrating the future for the Doe Lea community. The artwork will help to create a sense of place and will welcome both residents and visitors alike to Doe Lea and the wider Bolsover district.
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...
Community Film Commission, Doe Lea, Bolsover
Deadline: 09/01/2017 Location: Doe Lea, Bolsover, Derbyshire
To deliver an intergenerational film project with the residents of Doe Lea focused on fostering community awareness and understanding, and developing new skills. The project will result in a final short film, which whilst referencing the history of the village, is also forward looking and aspirational and of which residents can be proud.
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.
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...
Saltaire Arts Trail Makers Fair 2017
Deadline: 13/01/2017 Location: Saltaire, Bradford, West Yorkshire
Call for exhibitors to show at the Makers Fair at Saltaire Arts Trail, 27-29 May 2017. We are looking for artists and designer-makers in a wide range of disciplines to exhibit work over the three days of May Bank Holiday in gorgeous Victoria Hall at the heart of The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire. The event is part of an annual festival of contemporary visual art sited in the unique public and private spaces of the village. We are looking to select and showcase high-quality, innovative work in ceramics, textiles, jewellery, glass, metal, artists' books, paper, leather, wood, furniture, plastics, fashion textiles and accessories, printmaking and mixed media.
Saltaire Arts Trail Open Houses 2017
Deadline: 13/01/2017 Location: Saltaire, Bradford, West Yorkshire
Call for proposals from visual artists to exhibit work as part of Saltaire Arts Trail Open Houses 27-29 May 2017. The annual Arts Trail opens up the UNESCO World Heritage Site to visitors by presenting great contemporary art within its public and private spaces, and the Open Houses make use of Grade II listed mill cottages at the invitation of the owners, giving artists a unique exhibiting opportunity.
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...
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.
Caribbean In/securities and Creativity
Deadline: 16/01/2017 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
In collaboration with the CARISCC network, East Street Arts are pleased to be able to offer this commission opportunity to produce work that responds to the research project Caribbean In/securities and Creativity.
Open Call 2017 - Isherwood Gallery at The Old Courts
Deadline: 16/01/2017 Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester
Exhibition proposals for The Old Courts 2017 gallery program are invited from artists & curators.
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...
In Pursuit of Error
Deadline: 31/01/2017 Location: Online, Cheshire
In Pursuit of Error is a curatorial research project which investigates the photographic 'mis-take'.
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.
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...
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.
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...
Call for artists: B#SIDE WAR PROJECT - International Art Festival on war’s legacies
Deadline: 31/03/2017 Location:
This call for artists aims at researching artistic contributions for the international festival B#SIDE WAR on the issue of war. We are looking for artists interested on war themes such as captivity, prisons, multi-vocal and poly-focal vision of history, war memories, memento mori e vanitas, colonial wars, colonialism and re-interpretation of war objects.
Deadline: 01/06/2017 Location:
'Manuscript' is typically defined as; the original text of an author's work, any text not printed, a book or document written before the invention of printing. In the digital age where artists self publishing is increasingly popular the idea of Manuscript takes on much broader meaning. We are looking for written contributions and art works which respond to the theme 'Manuscript' for publication in early 2018. Contributions can be up to three thousand word essays, shorter written provocations and artist pages.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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
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...
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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