Calling all creatives: events, opportunities & career support for the summer and beyond…

South Coast - Spring is here

Careers in the Arts Fair – 14 June, London (FREE)
Easel’s annual Careers in the Arts Fair takes place on 14 June at The Courtauld Institute of Art‘s interim home in Kings Cross. The day is designed to celebrate the broad and diverse range of jobs and opportunities in the art industry. Panel Discussions will explore the fundamentals of the art world, how to start an art business and what the future of the art industry looks like. Over 40 industry leaders will be representing auction houses, art publishing, charities, commercial galleries, digital technologies, finance, higher education, law, museums and more.
To book your place go visit the Easel website



Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival
Submissions are invited for the 36th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival. Current films and installations from 2018 and 2019 are eligible to enter with no limit of the running time of the submitted work. Full terms and conditions are included on the Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival website
Closing Date: 1 July 2019

Socially Engaged Art Salon (SEAS) Poster Design Competition for the Stonewall uprising 50th Anniversary
SEAS (based in Brighton) have launched an international competition for a poster design that celebrates the Stonewall uprising 50th anniversary. The competition is open to visual artists, photographers, illustrators, graphic designers and any creatives aged 18+. The best 12 works will be printed by SEAS and exhibited as part of Riot! Celebrating Stonewell’s Anniversary exhibition.
Interested? Visit the SEAS website for full details.
Closing Date: 2 July 2019

Careers in the Art World: a one day course at Sotheby’s Institute of Art on 15 July. Discounted places available.
Sotheby’s Institute of Art is hosting a day’s course ‘Careers in the Art World’. A limited number of discounted places are available to University of Brighton Art History students.
Further details about the course are included here
To book a place please email Louisa Brenton at Sotheby’s Institute of Art to receive your discount:

The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition
The ING Discerning Eye is an educational charity established in 1990, to encourage a wider understanding of the visual arts and to stimulate debate about the place and purpose of art in society. The exhibition offers the opportunity for work by lesser-known artists to be showcased alongside contributions from internationally recognised names.
Submissions are open to all artists born or resident in the UK  – prints, photographs and sculptures are accepted.  Many prizes available.
For full details visit the exhibition website
Closing Date: 27 August 2019

Paid internships for University of Brighton students and graduates
We have a number of brilliant paid internship opportunities in small businesses, part-funded by Santander Universities for University of Brighton students and graduates. Whether you want experience in marketing, design, e-commerce, or in cutting edge tech and data, we’ve got an opportunity for you.
Find out more and apply for these exciting paid opportunities here:
For a wider range of graduate and part-time opportunities, please take a few minutes to check out our Vacancy Service.

Looking for help with researching and applying for opportunities?
– Download our guide to Looking for Opportunities in Art and Design which summarises sources of jobs and other artist opportunities.  Also includes advice on becoming a self-employed artist and networking. Paper copies available at Student Centre, ground floor Grand Parade building, St Peter’s House library and the Careers Service, G5 Cockcroft building, Moulsecoomb campus.
– Explore your career options in creative arts and design via the Careers Service website
– Get advice on making your CV stand out on our CVs, applications and interviews page
Book an appointment with the Career Development Adviser at City campus. Tel: 01273 643187 *Graduates have indefinite access to this service*
– Register with Active Student to find a volunteering placement in your local community.

Sarah Watson • 04/06/2019

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