Applications open for Woon Foundation Prize 2019

Applications open for Woon Foundation Prize 2019

Applications are now open for the Woon Foundation Prize 2019! Entry is free for the UK’s most generous painting and sculpture prize for graduating artists. 1st prize includes a £20k Fellowship inc. studio, with two generous runner-up prizes of £9,000 and £6,000. Presented by BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art & Northumbria University. Deadline: 1 April.

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New Socially Engaged Photography Network forms

New Socially Engaged Photography Network forms

Working with organisations, photographers, community groups, academics and curators from across the country, the Open Eye Gallery are building a new network to discuss and accelerate the practice of socially engaged photography. In the spirit of social practice, the network will be shaped collaboratively by its users, beginning with a quick survey to gauge how the network can be as useful as it can be. We would appreciate it if anyone interested in joining could take some time to fill it in. The network is open — join below by signing up to the mailing list.

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Call for Proposals: The Arthole Artists's Award 2019/20 - deadline 4/3/19

Call for Proposals: The Arthole Artists's Award 2019/20 - deadline 4/3/19

The Live Art Development Agency's "Arthole Artist's Award" supports a ground-breaking and inspirational UK-based artist working in Live Art to undertake a self-determined year-long research and artistic development programme that will have a significant and lasting impact on their practice, and on wider contemporary culture in the UK.

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Job opportunity: THG Gallery & Arts Development Manager - 10/2/19

Job opportunity: THG Gallery & Arts Development Manager - 10/2/19

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to spearhead the strategic direction and artistic programme of a small but important art gallery, bringing together arts, cultural regeneration, social engagement, environment and health and wellbeing whilst also identifying new directions, partnerships and opportunities for THG’s ongoing and future success.

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Job opportunity: Aspex Curator/Programme Manager - deadline 11-2-19

Job opportunity: Aspex Curator/Programme Manager - deadline 11-2-19

Aspex is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic individual with a passion for contemporary visual art, experience of working with artists and a ‘can do’ attitude to join its committed team.  This is a crucial role with key responsibility for the development, organisation and delivery of all aspects of the exhibition and residency programmes, together with the provision of support for Aspex’s Artists Associates.

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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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