First Plinth: Public Art Award 2019 (deadline 1/2/19)

First Plinth: Public Art Award 2019 (deadline 1/2/19)

First Plinth: Public Art Award 2019 is designed to offer sculptors an opportunity to extend their practice into competing for public art commissions. The winning sculptor is awarded £10,000 to produce a large-scale sculpture for the sculpture terrace at Dora House before moving to a second site at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The award theme is Progress.

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QEST FUNDING to further your education and training in a craft skill – deadline 18/2/19

QEST FUNDING to further your education and training in a craft skill – deadline 18/2/19

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) is the charity of the Royal Warrant Holders Association, set up in 1990 to help sustain Britain's cultural heritage, by supporting the education and training of talented and aspiring craftspeople. This can be through the funding of traditional college courses, vocational training programmes, apprenticeships or one-on-one training with masters. 

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School Artist Commission - Deadline 7/1/19

School Artist Commission - Deadline 7/1/19

The children of Belmont Junior School, North London, have created simple drawings illustrating the school's four values– Learning, Generosity of Spirit, Collaboration and Perseverance. We would like to commission an artist(s) to use some of the children's ideas as the basis and/ or inspiration for a piece of artwork to cover a wall c. 12m x 4.5m.

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The Library of Performing Rights, Call for Proposals 2019 (deadline 21/1/19)

The Library of Performing Rights, Call for Proposals 2019 (deadline 21/1/19)

LADA, artist Lois Weaver, artist and researcher Elena Marchevska of South Bank University, and the Study Room In Exile in Liverpool are inviting proposals for a new performative or performance-based work that will respond to The Library of Performing Rights, and generate new resources for the benefit of artists, activists and academics working in the fields of human rights, social and environmental justice.

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The Bath Open Art Prize 2019 (deadline 26/4/19)

The Bath Open Art Prize 2019 (deadline 26/4/19)

Open to visual artists working in any medium, the prize welcomes works in all genres including painting, print, photography, 3D and video, small site specific installations can also be considered. Developed as part of Fringe Arts Bath (FaB), the Bath Open Art Prize is now in its 9th year. Alongside the established traditions the prize welcomes more idiosyncratic and whimsical works that reflect FaB's open approach.

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