Interesting current opportunities

Link + Shift Artists Walk: Call Out for Artists 

14 Jan 2020 — 9 Feb 2020 

Eastside Projects 


Artists Fee: £2,000 
Production Budget up to £1,750 

Artists, poets and writers based in the West Midlands are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to develop an Artists Walk which takes people on a journey from Marston Green train station into Chelmsley Wood, uncovering new and unexpected stories, animating the area and encouraging residents and visitors to look at where they are from a different perspective. More details here

(In)security Artist Researchers 

14 Jan 2020 — 25 Feb 2020 

Eastside Projects 


Application Deadline: Tuesday 25 February 2020, 8pm 

£1,750 artists fee + £500 material costs to develop artworks as research. 

We are delighted to invite applications from artists to work alongside academics from Humanities, Engineering and Social Sciences to develop projects that critically examine counter-terrorism security measures in Birmingham and experiment with alternative notions of safety. More details here 

John Moores Painting Prize 

17 Feb 2020 — 24 Mar 2020 

The prize is an open competition for artists working with paint. The exhibition is open to all artists aged 18 years or over, living or professionally based in the UK. It showcases the best new painting produced in Britain today and attracts a broad spectrum of artists. 

The call for entries period starts on 17 February 2020. More details here.

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