Artists

Call for entries for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2022 – deadline 20 July 2020

The Jerwood/FVU Awards 2022 present an opportunity for UK-based moving-image artists in the first five years of developing their professional practice. Jerwood Arts and Film and Video Umbrella invite early-career artists to make proposals for ambitious new works in any form of the moving-image.

Artist opportunity – deadline 3 August 2020

DLWP, UCL and Say Aphasia are seeking an inspiring artist to help them deliver an innovative pilot project –  Art & Aphasia: Enjoying Better Conversations (A&A) – a six week course for people with aphasia and their chosen conversation partners, which aims to develop helpful communication strategies and creative skills.

The artist should have proven experience in developing participatory and socially engaged art projects, working collaboratively and enabling the ideas and learning of others.

Art Therapy New Practitioner & Early Career Researcher Prizes 2020-2022 – deadline 31 January 2021

The International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape (IJAT) has announced the addition of an Early Career Researcher Prize to run alongside the New Practitioner Prize. These biennial Prizes are awarded by the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) and Routledge Publishers. The aim of the competitions is to celebrate valuable and innovative work produced by trainees, newly qualified practitioners and early career researchers and to encourage future authors of original art therapy literature.

London gallery launches anti-racism exhibition

The Arts Project, an established gallery space at St Pancras Hospital, has launched A MOMENT OF SILENCE, an online exhibition for all artists to come together and take a stand against racism. The gallery are inviting submissions until 12pm on 10 July 2020. The following guidelines apply:

Report tracking health of arts and culture in England ‘makes for shocking reading’

The National Campaign for the Arts (NCA) has launched its new Arts Index, a snapshot report of the health of England’s arts and culture. The latest edition covers ten years of austerity and reveals how the arts sector’s entrepreneurial response to a decade of decline in public funding, philanthropy and business support is now the very thing that threatens its future.

The report’s key findings include:

Call for chapter proposals for Art Psychotherapy book – deadline 23 June 2020

Jessica Kingsley Publishers is seeking 2,000-word chapter proposals for Art Psychotherapy: Innovative practice and new perspectives (working title). The book will capture the range of current activity in the vanguard of Art Psychotherapy practice and research. It will be co-edited by Helen Jury and Ali Coles, editors of Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries: Reframing Practice.

Strengthening BAME inclusion in arts & wellbeing services roundtable – 17 June 2020

Flourishing Lives is hosting a free online roundtable discussion sharing best practice in community engagement and strengthening inclusion in arts and wellbeing services for people from a Black, Asian, and minority ethnic background (BAME). The event is being held in collaboration with the Race Equality Foundation and HEAR Network and is designed to find consensus in best practice in diversity and inclusion across the arts and health sectors. 
 

Arts for All: Virtual Connections, CW+ – till July 2020

CW+, the official charity of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, (CWFT) has launched a new digital arts programme designed to support the health and wellbeing of patients at Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex University Hospitals, in addition to staff and those isolating in the wider community.  

Creativity and Wellbeing Week reimagined

We are happy to share that, alongside our partners the Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance (CHWA), we have re-imagined Creativity & Wellbeing Week 2020.

We may not be able to come together in the same way, but we do want to provide a space where people can celebrate the incredible individuals and organisations that work in this sector. 

Submit your artwork for Grayson’s Art Club

Channel 4 is broadcasting six episodes of a new show featuring Grayson Perry on a mission to unleash our collective creativity and unite the nation through art. Every week Perry will host the show from his studio, create new artworks and will feature other works. Each week will feature a certain theme. Further information and submission details can be found here

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