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Opp: Winter Open - Call for Submissions

North Lands Creative Annual Open Exhibition of fine and applied arts. Submissions may be in any discipline: painting, sculpture, new media, printmaking, ceramics, glass, photography and jewellery.

Posted one month ago
By North Lands Creative

Opp: Opportunity for Artist: Buckley Memorial Public Art

The commission is open internationally to both professional artists or groups of artists that have sufficient proven experience to manage the process of design, fabrication and installation of a work of public art. When: Deadline for initial proposal - 22 September 2017 Fee: An inclusive fee of £500 is available to each short-listed artist as payment for a fully worked-up proposal. A further inclusive fee of £35,000 is available to the selected artist.

Posted 22 days ago
By Datrys

Opp: The Greenhouse Gas Exchange - Apply now!

This October ASCUS is delighted to be partnering with the Greenhouse gAs Uk and Global Emissions (GAUGE) project to bring you ASCUS Lab’s very first Greenhouse Gas Exchange event for creative practitioners. a day long interactive event for creative practitioners interested in meeting current researchers involved in the GAUGE project. This is an opportunity for those working in creative fields to get unique access to specialist knowledge of current understanding of greenhouse gas (GHG) cycles and to exchange and discuss the consequences of increasing GHG levels and their impact on and resonance within society today and in the future.

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By ASCUS

Opp: The Greenhouse Gas Exchange - Apply now!

This October ASCUS is delighted to be partnering with the Greenhouse gAs Uk and Global Emissions (GAUGE) project to bring you ASCUS Lab’s very first Greenhouse Gas Exchange event for creative practitioners. A day long interactive event for creative practitioners interested in meeting current researchers involved in the GAUGE project. This is an opportunity for those working in creative fields to get unique access to specialist knowledge of current understanding of greenhouse gas (GHG) cycles and to exchange and discuss the consequences of increasing GHG levels and their impact on and resonance within society today and in the future.

Posted yesterday
By ASCUS

Opp: Poetry project celebrates creative moments

'My Time' is a new project run by Voluntary Arts Scotland and the Scottish Poetry Library. Voluntary Arts Scotland are inviting everyone to write a poem about the precious time you spend being creative.

Posted 2 months ago
By Voluntary Arts Scotland

Opp: New Writing Scotland 36

New Writing Scotland publishes works by writers resident in Scotland or Scots by birth, upbringing or inclination. All forms of writing are invited: autobiography and memoirs; creative responses to events and experiences; drama; graphic artwork (monochrome only); poetry; political and cultural commentary and satire; screenplays; short fiction; travel writing or any other creative prose may be submitted. We have a maximum recommended length of 3,500 words in total. Please do not send complete novels or other long works, although self-contained extracts are acceptable. The work must be neither previously published nor accepted for publication and may be in any of the languages of Scotland.

Posted 3 months ago
By ASLS

Opp: Call for Artists 2018-19

Spartanburg Art Museum is seeking proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2018 and 2019! We're interested in all types of work that address contemporary issues and concerns, use traditional materials in unusual ways, and elevate our visitors' experiences to new levels of participation and engagement. Any individual, collective, or group of artists located regionally, nationally, or internationally (ages 18+) may apply. All mediums and themes will be considered for exhibition. APPLICATION FEE: $35 USD APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30 2017 http://spartanburgartmuseum.org/callforart For more information, contact our Exhibitions Coordinator + Designer, Ashleigh Shuler at 864.582.7616 x 254 or email apayne@spartanarts.org.

Posted 22 days ago
By Spartanburg Art Museum

Opp: The Noisy Girls Club

We're hosting our very VERY first Noisy Girls Event this September at the home of the incredibly creative Whitespacers. This is the first of our flagship events which will go a way to underpinning each of our print runs for She is Fierce magazine. We've got the best independent brands with us on the day so you can grab some treasure and have a blether with the blimmin' amazin' humans behind the products. We've got drop in workshops that you can pull up a pew and have a go at making something special to take home yourself as well as artist-led workshops where you'll be introduced to a new skill by a super talented artist. We've also got music, spoken word artists, poets and talks from some of the UKs leading creative babes. Be sure to bring along your business cards/portfolios/cvs as there are a LOT of people here who are looking for collaborations, interns, and fresh ideas. So you'll have fun for sure, but you'll also be doing your part to support our collective, independent artists, workshop hosts, and the wider creative community. So feeling like a total badass will be a completely valid state of existence.

Posted 9 days ago
By She is Fierce Magazine/The Noisy Girls Club

Opp: Call for Contributors

'Zest' zine is looking for artists, writers, graphic designers and illustrators for its first issue. Zest aims to be a fresh take on culture and politics and we have already secured interviews with Beccy Hill, the editor of the zine Sister, as well as the curator of online art platform isthisit.

Posted one month ago
By Zest

Deadline 01 October 2017

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Opp: The Virginia Prize for Fiction

Biennial writing prize to find new women (age 18+) fiction writers writing in English from around the world. Now accepting submissions for 5th Virginia Prize for Fiction.

Posted one month ago
By Aurora Metro

Opp: Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards: Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with Creative Scotland announces the latest round of Edinburgh Visual Artists and Craft Makers Awards which aims to support Edinburgh-based visual artists and craft practitioners through grants towards the development of their practice through new work and research. The grants are open to craft makers/visual artists of all ages and at any stage of their career, but must be outwith full time education. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a level of commitment to their practice and have achieved a body of work outwith formal education. Applicants must be Edinburgh based. Awards of between £500 and £1500 are available.

Posted 22 days ago
By City of Edinburgh Council

Opp: Emerging Artists Bursary Scheme: Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh Council in partnership with Creative Scotland announces the latest round of the Emerging Artists Bursary Scheme. The Bursary programme will support up to 2 successful applicants to develop and progress their creative practice over 12 months. The programme will be tailored to the individual visual artist/craft maker and will include mentoring which may lead to the development of skills/training, creation of new work, presenting and marketing work. The successful applicant will be awarded £1,500 as a bursary.

Posted 22 days ago
By City of Edinburgh Council

Opp: Fife Visual Arts and Craft Makers Awards

Fife Contemporary is pleased to announce another round of Project Grants as part of the Visual Arts and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA) Fife scheme. Creative Scotland has established small grants schemes with a range of local authorities across Scotland to support visual artists and craft practitioners in their creative and professional development. The award schemes are intended to support practitioners who have demonstrated a commitment to their work and in developing their practice.

Posted 22 days ago
By Fife Contemporary

Opp: Call For Entries

Health for Life arts is pleased to announce a call for entries for their exhibition which will take place at Health for Life, 56 Montrose Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5DP from Wednesday 19th October 2016, 5:00-7:00pm until Thursday 1st November 2016 with option for purchase. The evening event will coincide with the 12th Birthday Celebration of Health for Life Spinal Wellness Centre, and will also feature live music accompaniment and sparkling drinks.

Posted one year ago
By Health For Life Arts

Opp: Critical & Professional Development Course

>> 7th September 2017 - 24th January 2018 << The Critical and Professional Development (CPD) Course enables students to develop a strategy for succeeding as an artist today whilst also developing a consistent and rigorous studio practice. The course combines teaching professional practice with practical workshops on drawing and painting. CPD offers highly practical advice on pursuing professional opportunities in visual art as a sustainable career and enables students to build a tool-kit of resources to allow them to promote their work.

Posted 5 months ago
By Leith School of Art

Opp: Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund

The fund aims to support young people aged 14-20 to develop their skills in drama, dance, music, film, visual arts, literature, digital arts. There are 3 deadlines for 2017, the first is 3 July. Creative Scotland’s 'Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund' aims to support young people aged 14-20 who are interested in developing their skills in one of the following areas: Drama / Dance /Music / Film / Visual Arts / Literature / Digital Arts Whatever your creative passion, look no further than the Young Scot and Creative Scotland’s Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund.

Posted 3 months ago
By Creative Scotland & Young Scot

Opp: A&E Collective Publication

Seeking submissions for the first publication of A&E, a collective focussing on art and ecology. A&E is a new collective focussing on critical art and ecology matters founded by Glasgow School of Art graduates. We are launching with a publication under the theme ‘Disconnection’. This could be explored through various sub-themes such as anthropocentrism and a disconnection to the non-human, the effects of capitalism, escapism, utopia, denial, etc. This is an open call for all kinds of submissions coming from any creative practice or background. Submissions may include but are not limited to critical writing, poetry, sound, image, photography, drawing, documentary work... We are ideally looking for new work made for the publication, however we may accept previous work if it relates to the theme and has not been previously exhibited or published. Applicants should not limit themselves to print mediums. There will be an event to launch the publication that may include performances of all kinds as well as an accompanying exhibition. If you wish to submit or discuss a proposal for the publication or launch event please feel free to contact us.

Posted one month ago
By A&E Collective

Deadline 15 October 2017

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Opp: Novel Fair 2018 - Submissions Open

Described by The Irish Times as a 'Dragon's Den for writers', the Novel Fair is an Irish Writers Centre initiative which aims to introduce up-and-coming writers to top publishers and literary agents, giving novelists the opportunity to bypass the slush pile, pitch their ideas and place their synopsis and sample chapters directly into the hands of publishers and agents.

Posted 4 months ago
By Irish Writers Centre

Opp: Proofreading course 8 November 2017

A practical introduction to basic proofreading skills. Through practical exercises using a variety of accessible texts, the course aims to teach students the basic proofreading skills and to help them feel comfortable with the methods of ensuring that a document is correct in both content and layout.

Posted 2 months ago
By Publishing Scotland

Opp: OPEN 2018

Society of Scottish Artists and Visual Arts Scotland invite artists to apply to be part of the biggest show of contemporary art in Scotland: Open 2018. Working together for the first time, the two leading arts organisations are joining forces to present an ambitious, one-off, collaborative, jointly selected and curated exhibition celebrating the best in contemporary and applied art. All artists and makers are now invited to submit work for consideration.

Posted 22 days ago
By Scottish National Galleries

Opp: Media Training - Edinburgh 7/11/2017

A truly inspiring day of practical media training to give you the tools to successfully promote your work and your organisation. Participants will understand how to prepare and package media stories and examine any issues that might arise. You will learn how to communicate your story in a way that sets the media agenda, positively promotes your organisation and improves public relations.

Posted 3 months ago
By Talk Action

Opp: YMI - Access to Music Making

The Youth Music Initiative's Access to Music Making fund aims to create high quality music making opportunities for young people aged 0 – 25 yrs outwith school time. In 2017/18 at least £1.4 million is available for Access to Music Making through both open and targeted application routes. Open funding applications can apply for between £1k - £40k. Targeted funding applications will be invited by Creative Scotland for between £1k - £90k for interventions that strategically address the aims of the programme. Deadlines There are two deadlines for the Access to Music Making fund in 2017/18 17 July 2017 13 November 2017

Posted one month ago
By Creative Scotland

Opp: YMI - Strengthening Youth Music

The Youth Music Initiative's Strengthening Youth Music fund aims to support individuals, organisations and networks to undertake strategic action or training that will strengthen the youth music sector in Scotland for the benefit of young people. In 2017/18 at least £108k is available for Strengthening Youth Music with support being made available through both open and targeted application routes. Both open and targeted funding applications can apply for between £1k - £20k. Targeted applications will be invited by Creative Scotland for interventions that strategically address the aims of the programme . Deadlines There are two deadlines for the Strengthening Youth Music fund in 2017/18: 17 July 2017 13 November 2017

Posted 4 months ago
By Creative Scotland

Opp: Call for Submissions

"Laldy!" A new literary journal is now open for submissions. Clochoderick Press, in partnership with Paisley 2021 culture bid, is a brand new, non-profit, literary organization based in Paisley itself. We are a small press who will publish individual collections of poetry and prose, along with a bi-annual literary journal, as well hosting an annual poetry competition. We also organize spoken word open mic events and we are about to undergo a series of workshops to introduce beginner writers of all ages to the world of publishing.

Posted 3 months ago
By Clochoderick Press

Opp: Christmas Fair at Juniper Artland - Book your stall now!

After a brilliant inaugural edition of our Christmas Fair at Jupiter last year, we are bringing the festive spirit back to the artland for an entire weekend. Expect a wintery spectacle with wonderful crafts stalls, delicious seasonal food and drink, fun learning activities, a visit to Santa’s Grotto, carol singing and enjoy the occasional snow flurries. If you are interested in booking a stall at the Christmas Fair, please fill in our application form!

Posted yesterday
By Juniper Artland

Opp: Freelancer Sustainability Survey

The aim of the survey is to gather the thoughts, experiences, and opinions of freelance/self-employed people as to the ways in which they approach issues of the environment and reducing carbon emissions in their day to day work. Importantly, it's to find out how we can support freelancers/self-employed individuals to reduce their carbon footprint.

Posted 22 days ago
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Opp: ‘Shared Vision – Your Decision’? Funding Opportunity

Over the past few months Police in Edinburgh and the City of Edinburgh Council have been working in partnership with representatives from the City's Muslim, Sikh and Hindu communities to deliver this funding opportunity. We are inviting you to apply for funding to deliver projects which will help create a city free from Islamophobia. Individuals and groups, supported by a charity or organisation, as well as charities and organisations themselves, can submit an application to receive up to £5,000 worth of funding per project.

Posted 10 months ago
By Edinburgh Council

Deadline 31 December 2017

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Opp: Scottish Enterprise Research Service

Scottish Enterprise Service provides free desk-based research for any company in the Digital & Technology and Engineering & Manufacturing sectors working with Scottish Enterprise. Offering free and up-to date business intelligence help you grow your business domestically and internationally. Scottish Development International is a joint venture between Scottish Government and its economic development agencies, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

Posted 5 months ago
By Scottish Development International

Opp: Call to participate in 'Postcards from home'

POSTCARDS from HOME is an art community project that brings together local communities, refugees, immigrants and artists to reflect, create and send a postcard on the idea of HOME. Each postcard has on one side the picture taken from the participant and on the back side of the postcard the story of the photo, along with the details of the participant, if he/she want to share them. You send us •the image/drawing and the story, •some thoughts on what is home for you, •the location and •a link to your website/instangram or fb account and we make the postcard.

Posted 3 months ago
By Postcards from Home

Opp : Open Project Funding

This fund supports the arts, screen and creative industries, with projects that help them explore, realise and develop their creative potential, widen access to their work, and enrich Scotland’s reputation as a distinctive creative nation connected to the world. We want to encourage applicants to generate great ideas and projects that we can then help them to make happen. [ continuous programme ]

Posted 2 months ago
By Creative Scotland

Opp: unDependence Film Festival 2018 Submissions Open

unDependence Film Festival are a Scottish film festival looking for shorts and features from all of the world that deal with the broad topic of (in)dependence and what it means to be an individual in a dynamic society. They are now open for submissions so apply while you can! Find them on FilmFreeway https://filmfreeway.com/festival/UNDEPENDENCEFilmFestival to submit your film!

Posted 22 days ago
By unDependence Film Festival

Opp: Line Producer Training for HETV

This funding scheme is seeking training providers able to deliver industry-standard training to support the development of Line Producers for High End TV Creative Skillset’s high-end TV levy (HETV) Fund is fully funded by industry investment from levy contributions paid on high-end TV drama productions since April 2013. The HETV Levy Fund addresses the skills and training needs of the HETV industry to create jobs and training opportunities, and to strengthen and build skills to ensure the robust growth of the sector is secured with a fully skilled and growing workforce.

Posted one month ago
By Creative Skillset

Opp: Lighting in Edinburgh

The 'Scottish Lighting Network', are forming a network in Scotland for anyone interested in light and lighting to collaborate, discuss, request services and generally geek out on lighting. Architects, design & build companies, product designers, lighting designers, theatre/set designers, artists and anyone else interested in light, lighting and space in are all welcome. Promotion of events involving light / lighting are encouraged. Networking of members to help each other is encouraged.

Posted one month ago
By Scottish Lighting Network

Opp: Join the "Scottish Lighting Network" in Edinburgh

The "Scottish Lighting Network", are forming a network in Scotland for anyone interested in light and lighting to collaborate, discuss, request services and generally geek out on lighting. Architects, design & build companies, product designers, lighting designers, theatre/set designers, artists and anyone else interested in light, lighting and space in are all welcome. Promotion of events involving light / lighting are encouraged. Networking of members to help each other is encouraged.

Posted one month ago
By Scottish Lighting Network