A snapshot of opportunities in art, design & humanities (updated 31/1/17)

Hanging Lamp (2012) - Thierry Gaugain, I RainnLettering Artist for joint project with Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft & Ditchling (St Margaret’s) CE Primary School
The museum is looking for a lettering artist to run a series of workshops with Ditchling (St Margaret’s) CE Primary School. The aim of the project is to create a permanent installation for the school.
Artist fee: £1000 – to cover research, 3 days of practical workshops and the creation and installation of final piece. Materials: up to £250
To request full details of the post please email: lucy@ditchlingmuseumartcraft.org.uk
Closing date: 1 March 2017

RSA Student Design Awards
This global competition for emerging designers was established in 1924, challenging students and recent graduates to address social, environmental and economic issues through design thinking. Winners are awarded cash prizes, paid industry placements, complementary RSA Fellowship and a range of benefits to kick-start their careers.
To apply visit the RSA Student Design Awards website
Closing date: 8 March 2017

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award Scheme
Aimed at artists in an early or developmental stage in their career who work in a representational style of sculpting, painting, drawing or printmaking. First grants awarded are CAD $15,000 each.
Full details available on the The Foundation’s website
No closing date, applications are ongoing

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Read on for help with 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
– Register with Active Student to find a volunteering placement in your local community. Many opportunities are available in the arts and humanities.   Visit their website for more information.


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Sarah Watson • 25/01/2017

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