Tag: opportunities

Teach an Art Journal Workshop for Young People

We are looking for an artist to run an art journalling workshop this March at Sticks Gallery for young people with mental health issues.

This workshop should last approximately 1.5 hours - 2hours and we will pay £80 for the session.

We have a  £25 materials budget for this workshop and so you should think about what materials you would need to run it and factor this into your proposal.

The workshop will be for young people of senior school age who experience mental health problems.  It will feature as part of a larger group of workshops run by artists and supported by funding from Portsmouth Partnership.

To find out more and to apply please log in to the "Affiliate Artists" Site OPPORTUNITIES section and click on this opportunity; you will then be taken to details of how to apply.  It is FREE to apply for this and all our opportunities for Affiliate Artists.  It is currently FREE to become an affiliate artist for two months when you chose the silver option; and then less than a cup of a coffee a month for opportunities, free exhibition opportunities, other opportunities, workshops, meetups,  and more.  To find out more and join please visit http://affiliateartists.sticksgallery.co.uk/join/

Having an up to date DBS is an advantage but not a necessity

The closing date for this opportunity is 14th February

Artist Opportunity with a Southampton School

Our Director is working with a school based in Woolston this May for a week of art events and she has been tasked with organising other artists to be a part of this event that runs from the 22nd-25th May.

This is a paid opportunity for two artists to work with years 4 and 6  as follows:

-One artist working in any medium to work with year 4  (this is children aged  8 - 9 years) for 4 days;

-One digital artist to work x 4 afternoons only with year 6 (10-11 year olds)

This opportunity is FREE for Sticks Affiliate Artists to enter.  For more information and to find out how to apply please visit the affiliate artists site and log in, and check the opportunities page.  If you are not a member, Silver membership is currently FREE for the next two months and then less than a cup of coffee a month.  To find out more and join visit http://affiliateartists.sticksgallery.co.uk/join/

Deadline: 14th Feb

Aspex Guildhall


Our friends at Aspex Portsmouth have a great new opportunity for artists.  Please see below for details

Artists based in the South of England are invited to propose an ambitious wall drawing for Aspex Guildhall, to be
sited in the basement exhibition area at Portsmouth’s Guildhall for one year.
Aspex Visual Arts Trust and Portsmouth Cultural Trust who run the Guildhall have been working together to
present the work of emerging visual artists for the last two years. Aspex Guildhall’s changing exhibition
programme has recently moved to the café on the ground floor of the building. An exciting opportunity is now open
to artists to propose a wall drawing for a new commission for the basement exhibition space.
Working directly onto the Guildhall basement wall, the commissioned artist will produce a dynamic and original wall
drawing, the progress of which will be open for the public to view both within the space and digitally. The finished
work will remain on display for the duration of one year.
The space available for the drawing is a straight wall approximately 16x2.5m (53x8ft). Proposals are invited from
emerging artists based in the South of England.
A £1000 fee will be awarded to the selected artist and a budget of up to £500 will be available for materials and
Deadline for submissions: Monday 22 August 2016, 10am.
Work to commence early September 2016, dates to be agreed with artist and venue.
Submission procedure:
• Short proposal outlining your concept and how it relates to the development of your practice (500 words
• A sketched design of the proposed work
• An up-to-date CV. (Max 2 pages)
Photograph courtesy the artist, 2016.
• Up to 5 images of previous work
Submission specifications:
• We can accept proposals by email only
• Please ensure that all material is Mac compatible
• Preferred image format is jpeg
• All files must be clearly labelled with your name
Please email proposals marked ‘Guildhall wall drawing’ to: Tony Spencer, Exhibitions & Gallery Manager:

Curator Call Out Hampshire

Deadline:  Midnight March 5th

Notification if successful: March 20th,

please note we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.

Have you got an idea for a show that you would really love to put on but you need a space to do it?  Do you have some favourite emerging artists you think deserve to have their work seen by a wider audience?  Do you need some support to help you do this?  If the answer is "yes" then this curator-artist opportunity, Sticks Gallery is perfect for you!

As part of our program to support emerging talent, Sticks Gallery is welcoming proposals from emerging curators and artists with an interest in curating to put on their own show from May 5th - Saturday June 4th at our main space in Fareham Shopping Centre.

You will have a week to install the show and if your proposal is successful we will send you an information pack with details about the space and it's workable dimensions.

To find out more about this opportunity and how to apply visit http://affiliateartists.sticksgallery.co.uk/join/ and join Sticks Affiliate Artists today and enter all our call outs for FREE plus much, much more