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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.
Photography Residency in Viseu - Potugal
Deadline: 24/02/2017 Location: Viseu
Open call to all photographers regardless of their nationality, for a one-month residency to take place between April and May 2017 in Viseu – Portugal.
OPEN CALL ~ Emerging Video Artists
Deadline: 24/02/2017 Location: London, London
Academy AiR is a residency for emerging video artists based at Academy Costumes, one of the UK's leading costumiers for screen and performing arts. We are seeking videos for a screening by emerging artists working with relevant themes.
Joya: AiR / residency CALL OUT for international artists and writers
Deadline: 25/02/2017 Location: Vélez Blanco
Joya: AiR (artist in residence), is located in a place of extreme natural beauty in the parque natural Sierra María - Los Vélez in the province of Almería, Andalucía, Spain. The Joya: residency is 'off-grid' making all of it's own power from the sun and the wind, established as it is in the sunniest and driest place in Europe. Positioned in the mountains, surrounded by Mediterranean conifer forests, the environment that encircles us is of dramatically elevated sedimentary limestone and aromatic garrigue or matorral.
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,...
The isthisit? Residency - March Resident
Deadline: 25/02/2017 Location: London, London
Open call for submissions for an online, month long, residency - to be featured on the isthisit? website
OPEN CALL FOR BALKAN ART RESIDENCY PROGRAM "WORLD OF CO" STARTING APRIL 2017
Deadline: 25/02/2017 Location: Sofia
OPEN CALL FOR UNUSUAL ART RESIDENCY PROGRAM STARTING APRIL 2017! WORLD OF CO is a warm and friendly Art Residency program located in Sofia, Bulgaria, and is meant for artists from all over the world.
Artistic Commission - ReRooted and Nourish 2017
Deadline: 26/02/2017 Location: Hull, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire & Humber Visual Arts Network (YVAN) wishes to commission an artist to create a work in response to the live and media arts festival ReROOTed taking place at the Humber Street Gallery, Hull, from 24-26 March, then present the work at YVAN’s Nourish 2017 regional conversation in Autumn this year.
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...
Open call for writers and artists for creative-critical work
Deadline: 26/02/2017 Location:
Seam Editions are looking for pieces of creative-critical work for online and print publication.
Exhibition Open Call: Queering Minimalism
Deadline: 28/02/2017 Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
A new Newcastle-based art exhibition opportunity for 2017, looking for submissions around queering minimalism.
Bridlington Contemporary Gallery Open Call
Deadline: 28/02/2017 Location: Bridlington
Bridlington Contemporary Gallery is inviting proposals for exhibitions by artists in any discipline.
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...
Call For Writing Contributions - Sculptorvox Vol1
Deadline: 28/02/2017 Location:
We are seeking essays, creative writing, short reviews, interviews or photographic work that explores and responds to the title and theme ‘Geometry of Nothing'.
Seeking Artists for Sculpt at Kew
Deadline: 28/02/2017 Location: London, London
Handmade in Britain are thrilled to announce that they're collaborating with Kew Gardens to curate a five week sculpture exhibition, Sculpt at Kew. They are currently seeking artists - who create beautiful sculptures suitable for the outdoors - to exhibit in this contemporary outdoor exhibition.
Camarades Art Competition
Deadline: 28/02/2017 Location: London
CAMARADAS - UK - Mexico Art Competition
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.
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...
Call for environmental artists
Deadline: 01/03/2017 Location: Norwich / Norfolk
I am looking for artists to submit or create new work (from any medium) which is environmentally aware.
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!
A217 Gallery - Open Call - Rolling Deadline
Deadline: 02/03/2017 Location: London, London
Open call for submissions to a new London gallery, holding exhibitions on a monthly basis.
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...
Open Call for INLAND #2, Neither. Portable exhibition and zine.
Deadline: 03/03/2017 Location: London
INLAND #2 is now open for visual and written submissions. INLAND is a portable exhibition in zine form. Launched in 2016 as a response to the lack of affordable space in London, INLAND explores the ideas of them and us, of clearly delineated thresholds and of arbitrary lines drawn in the sand. Whether it be gender, Nationality or class this zine intends to reflect upon the ways in which these lines are transgressed and transcended through the work of contemporary artists and writers.
Open call for interactive/participatory artworks to be exhibited in Norwich
Deadline: 03/03/2017 Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Looking for artists to submit interactive/participatory artworks to be exhibited in Norwich, outside of a gallery context. This would be held around April.
Double Yolk 'print out exhibition' - Open Call
Deadline: 03/03/2017 Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
OPEN CALL for work to be included in a 'print out' exhibition. Work of all forms will be shown in the format of JPEG, MP4 and MP3 at the discretion of the curators.
Site specific artists in any medium needed for responses to Rory Macbeth's 'Utopia (No place)'
Deadline: 04/03/2017 Location: Norwich, Norfolk
I am looking for site specific artists/works, working in any medium to respond to Rory Macbeth's 'Utopia' sculptural/public work based in Norwich (4 Duke Street). This would be a pop up exhibition lasting for one day only, due to the work being situated outside of the building(near the end of April). However I'm planning that this would then become an online exhibition so that everyone can access it and see how the works responded to the text written and physical attributes of the site specific work by Rory Macbeth.
Dollspace - Open Call - Small Artworks for Dolls House Project Space
Deadline: 04/03/2017 Location: London
Dollspace is a project space situated in a Doll’s House in North London. Throughout 2017 we are running a series of experimental projects that investigate the position of microcosms in an oversubscribed culture.
CREATIVES NEEDED FOR A PROJECT/EXHIBITION
Deadline: 05/03/2017 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
We are advertising an open call out for creatives in all aspects of art and design, including and not limited to; photography, film, spoken word, 2D and 3D disciplinarians, graphics, sound and journalism. We aim to create an exhibition of five different forms of documentation, that have become works in themselves by using our performance as a catalyst. Within this project we are looking specifically how and why artists choose to document and archive their work, with particular interest in performance as it often requires a documentative format to run alongside the live work as a form of preservation.
VAULT COLLECTIVE : Uniting artistic practice & platforms in the North East of England.
We are a self-funded curatorial collective, working to promote the arts sector that we love and believe in.
Call for Entries - International Summer Exhibition 2017 (deadline 5th March)
Deadline: 05/03/2017 Location: Crayke, North Yorkshire
Kunsthuis Gallery are set to showcase an exciting Summer Exhibition 2017 displaying works in a variety of mediums and genres by emerging and established contemporary artists. Kunsthuis Gallery's curatorial aims are to engage in innovative research and initiatives that foster new perspectives on modern and contemporary art.
The SketchUp Residency and Projects - Open Call
Deadline: 10/03/2017 Location:
The SketchUp Residency is a project created and curated by artists Sid and Jim. Participating artists are asked to use 3D modelling software 'SketchUp' for the duration of their term. Artists might want to consider the location, medium, the SketchUp marketplace and of course, their own practice when forming concepts for their work; they are allowed to use any of the features that SketchUp offers. The SketchUp Projects exist within the same domain as the residency and operates alongside it and is where artists can submit proposals for anything SketchUp related and produce one off works or series for the site. Anything that can be featured on the website will be considered; anything from still images, to films, to 3D models.
isthisit? - open call
Deadline: 10/03/2017 Location: London, London
Open call for submissions for an online gallery space - with a new exhibition every week
Bank Street Arts
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.
Audio Work Required - Artists and Friends Podcast - Open Call
Deadline: 12/03/2017 Location: , London
Artists and Friends is a Podcast that reviews current digital and physical exhibitions. The show is also focused around discussing ideas surrounding art, as well as talking about curation and interviewing emerging artists and curators. Podcasts can be found on iTunes, Soundcloud and YouTube
Inside Out Commissions
Deadline: 12/03/2017 Location: Saltaire, Bradford, West Yorkshire
A programme of light-based and digital art commissions for Saltaire Arts Trail 2017
Public Art Commission. The Calls, Leeds.
Deadline: 13/03/2017 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
The commission forms part of the city’s ambition to improve The Calls area. This small art commission invites artists to submit designs for 7 bollards and two internet exchange cabinets.
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...
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.
LIVERPOOL ARTISTS BOOK FAIR 2017
Deadline: 19/03/2017 Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Call for Participants: Liverpool Book Art is excited to announce that the fourth Liverpool Artists' Book Fair will be held in the spectacular Liverpool Central Library on Saturday 8th July and Sunday 9th July 2017. There will be around 30 tables of artists' work for sale. Entry to the public will be free. Applications are invited from individual book artists; artist collectives & groups; small press publishers; bookbinders; colleges/universities; and specialist trade suppliers.
The Stalls Mother's Day Makers Market
Deadline: 20/03/2017 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Stalls seek talented artists and makers to partake in our Mother's Day Makers Market at Leeds Corn Exchange on March 25th 2017.
ARTbound Community is a membership based art agency. Creating participatory arts events and annual opportunities for visual artists and fine art photographers.
We provide established artists with events to present their work to wider audiences, whilst also giving up-and-coming amateur...
Open Call Long term residency program in Marrakesh // Morocco 2017-2018
Deadline: 20/03/2017 Location: Marrakech
The QUEENS COLLECTIVE is a place and artistic collective where creation can blossom through the collective mind. It is a space for movement and stillness, for body and mind. A nourishing environment for artistic energy where exhibitions, encounters, performances, collaborations, workshops, social projects and artists come together. A meeting ground and incubator into the Moroccan and Arabic art world, culture and traditions. Artists who are interested in living and working within a communal setting whilst fully engaging in the Moroccan culture and lifestyle are welcome to apply to become a member of the QUEENS COLLECTIVE.
Artists Call out for York River Art Market - Summer 2017
Deadline: 24/03/2017 Location: York
York River Art Market is a summer time, city centre, riverside art and design event, situated alongside the York River Ouse on Dame Judy Dench Walk behind the historic Museum Gardens and visible from Lendal Bridge. Artists from all round Yorkshire and beyond exhibit and sell their unique artworks for eight Saturdays between 15th July and 2nd September 2017.
Chelsea Fringe Festival 2017 Call for Artists
Deadline: 24/03/2017 Location: London, London
Chelsea Fringe Festival 2017 Call for 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...
We need to talk about clothes - Open call
Deadline: 24/03/2017 Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Open call to students, artists and makers to respond to the following statement: ‘Each year in the UK we send around 350,000 tonnes of used clothing to landfill......' Your critical analysis and creative responses to this personal investigation could be demonstrated through the experimentation and exploration within a range of specialisms including photography, fine art, textiles, film, sculpture and fashion.
Deadline: 27/03/2017 Location: Bath, Somerset
Sightlines Projects invites artists of all disciplines to consider our relationship with an ever-changing world, in a multi-disciplinary exhibition entitled Flux, which will take place as part of Fringe Arts Bath 2017.
Deadline: 27/03/2017 Location: Newburgh
This group exhibition will focus on mythology and how myths help us transcend and navigate the overlaps our collective worlds. We are looking for works that explore how myths inform our understanding of constructed belief systems and help us navigate them while serving as a vehicle of primal human expression.
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...
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.
Call Out - Derby based Artist in Residence programme: Bridge the Gap III
Deadline: 27/03/2017 Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Artcore is providing two regional artists the opportunity of a two-month artist in residence programme at the Artcore Gallery in Derby.
WORD IN TRANSIT
Deadline: 29/03/2017 Location: london, London
WORD IN TRANSIT is a underground spoken word event that will be held on the last carriage of a tube train located on the Piccadilly line. The event will consist of a performance that will occur in between each tube stop starting from Finsbury park all the way to Cockfosters.
Selling opportunities for craft makers & designers
Deadline: 31/03/2017 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
We are looking for bright and talented designers / craft makers to showcase in our exciting venue. If you are a craft/maker/designer looking for a new exciting opportunity then submit your portfolio to Summerhouse.
Kirkstall Art Trail 2017
Deadline: 31/03/2017 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kirkstall Art Trail is an annual celebration of art in the community, featuring local artists and creative organisations. For two days, venues throughout Kirkstall will host a variety of exhibitions, free workshops and activities suitable for all ages and abilities.
HOARDER ZINE OPEN CALL - ILLUSTRATORS
Deadline: 31/03/2017 Location: London, London
OPEN CALL - ILLUSTRATORS Hoarder Zine, a biannual publication which aims to bring attention to art and design with a sustainable mission, changing the visuals and linguistics of doing so. We are looking for illustrators to work with throughout the zine and share ideas with.
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.
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...
Lumen Residency Atina, Italy 2017
Deadline: 31/03/2017 Location: Atina, Italy
Join Lumen for a two week residency in rural Italy focusing on the themes of astronomy and light. We aim to inspire a dialogue about how humanity understands existence. 3 - 17 August 2017
The Experimental Studio - residency and exhibition
Deadline: 31/03/2017 Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Experimental Studio residencies, established in 2014, offer contemporary artists working in any discipline to benefit from the opportunity of working for a concentrated period of time , supported by a communal environment, including the ongoing exhibition and events programme in the gallery and the opportunity to interact on both a formal and informal basis with other artists elsewhere in the studio and gallery centre, Bamburgh House.
The Biscuit Factory Foundation presents - OPEN CONTEMPORARY YOUNG ARTIST AWARD - 18 May - 20 Aug '17
Deadline: 02/04/2017 Location: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The Biscuit Factory Foundation is delighted to present a national open call for young artists working across various mediums.
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...
FRESH Exhibition 2017
Deadline: 07/04/2017 Location: Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Are you interested in featuring in FRESH, an exhibition of cross-disciplinary artwork for FINAL year BA (Hons) art students at Rural Arts The Courthouse Gallery, Gallery, Thirsk, North Yorkshire...?
**OPEN CALL** Seeking multi-disciplinary submissions for group exhibition FRAMING THE CRISIS
Deadline: 14/04/2017 Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
FRAMING THE CRISIS is a multi-disciplinary open-call exhibition, to be held at System Art Gallery in Newcastle-upon-Tyne from 19/05/17 to 16/06/17. This collaborative show, coordinated by VAULT COLLECTIVE, will bring together the work of both established and emerging artists.
Expanded Visions 2017 sponsored by the Lancaster Summer Arts Festival
Deadline: 05/05/2017 Location: Lancaster
EXPANDED VISIONS is a juried exhibition that embraces all forms of photography from the traditional darkroom to the digital image. Any form of photography is eligible for submission (film, digital, alternative processes, collage, montage, mixed media, etc.)
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...
'Engage in Colour' - abstract art exhibition
Deadline: 30/05/2017 Location: Mirfield, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
‘Engage in Colour’ is an abstract collaborative exhibition, in which we invite emerging artists to showcase alongside our members at Creative Arts Hub in Mirfield, West Yorkshire.
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.
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.
Artizan 2017 Solo Series
Deadline: 16/07/2017 Location: Torquay, Devon
We're excited to now be taking bookings for 2017 and announce that we will be running a solo series across four spaces in two venues. We're looking for artists of all abilities to participate and welcome speculative booking forms.
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...
The Stalls Makers Market 2017 - 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.
Vault Collective ** OPEN CALL** Rolling Deadline
Deadline: Ongoing Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
**OPEN CALL** VAULT COLLECTIVE ** ROLLING DEADLINE**
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.
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...
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.
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 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...
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.
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.
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.
As an independent curator I pride myself in collaborating with artists working in a variety disciplines - including music, performance and film. I work freelance for galleries but also choose to exhibit artworks in unconventional spaces to challenge audience perception to how we value art...
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