Check out the latest opportunities for artists and designers….competitions, jobs and funding
National Open Art Competition 2016
NOA 2016 is open for entries from artists who live or work in the UK or The Republic of Ireland. Accepted media include paintings, drawings, original prints, photography, digitally produced artworks, wall hung installations, miniatures and moving image.
Find out more and enter at the NOA website
Closing Date: 10 July 2016
Youth Music Theatre Creative Trainee Scheme
The scheme supports university students/graduates to build their work experience by working on professionally staged productions at residential courses throughout the UK. Roles include Assistant Musical Directors, Associate/Assistant Designers and Deputy Stage Managers. Productions involve working with young people to create music theatre in a range of genres. Residential courses run for two or three weeks during July and August. Trainees recruited onto the scheme receive accommodation, food and travel as well as a weekly allowance of £75.
Interested? Apply at the Youth Music Theatre website
Closing Date: 20 April 2016 (Assistant Musical Directors, Deputy Stage Managers) and 11 May 2016 (Associate/Assistant Designers)
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants
Available to support the development of emerging artists worldwide who work in a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpting or printmaking and who can demonstrate a commitment to making art a lifetime career.
Full details available at The Foundation’s website
Applications accepted all year round
Need help researching and applying for opportunities?
Download our guide to Looking for Opportunities in Art and Design which lists the main sources of jobs and other opportunities including commissions, residencies, competitions, exhibitions and funding and more. Paper copies available at Student Centre, ground floor Grand Parade Main Building and Manor House, Moulsecoomb campus.
See the Creative Industries in Sussex page of the Careers Service website for a full set of links to creative occupational profiles.
Get advice on making your CVs/portfolios/showreels stand out on our Portfolios and Creative Applications page
Book an appointment with the Career Development Advisor at City Campus, tel: 01273 643187