Artists

Open call for a stained glass artist – deadline 19 July 2021

Hackney Council are providing a once in a lifetime opportunity to create four stained glass roses (2m wide) for Abney Park Chapel. 

The council is carefully restoring the Cemetery, now a 'green lung', to make it more welcoming and community focussed. This work includes creating a café at the front entrance, a community room and restoration of the chapel so that it can be used for performances, weddings and events. This work is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Out Of Lockdown: Summer Print Show – until 9 July 2021

Heatherley School of Fine Art’s printmaking tutors Hilary Daltry, Maggie Jennings and Ron Best are proud to present an exciting selection of students' work created in the Summer term. The work uses a wide range of printmaking techniques including etchings, linocuts, woodcuts, lithographs, monoprints and screen-prints. During lockdown, many of Heatherley's students continued to work in isolation - and now are bearing the fruits of these projects. The prints are a result of the natural collaboration that happens in the print room culminating in a very special dynamic.

Commissions for Digital Work promoting Sikh Organ Donation – deadline 30 June 2021

Wolverhampton School of Art is commissioning two artists to undertake an influential faith, arts and health project. The Gift of Giving: Organ Donation as Seva and Kirat Karo project is funded by the NHS Blood and Transplant Community Investment fund

This project aims to raise awareness of Organ Donation and English Law Change in Sikh communities by reflecting lived experiences of donor recipient and donating individuals/ families. Proposals are sought to reflect these experiences through the artist's chosen medium.

Statistics suggest UK theatres save the NHS £102m per year

UK Theatre and the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) have released statistics that suggest that theatres generate an annual cost saving to the NHS of over £102 million by helping benefit the physical and mental health of those in their surrounding communities.

Animated Tales Workshop – 26 June 2021

Animation is a powerful medium to use in a variety of settings allowing participants to tell and reclaim their story. This online workshop will give you a foundation into using animation and story in community and health settings from an experiential, theoretical and practical perspective. 

Art Commission, Sheffield Children's Hospital – deadline 13 June 2021

Artfelt at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is looking for expressions of interest from individuals, studios, companies or collaborations for an exciting opportunity to transform the experience of h

Art & Mental Health with Christopher Bailey from WHO – 30 June 2021

The Arts and Health Lead at the World Health Organization will introduce his newly established program that looks at the research agenda around the health benefits of the arts, in everyday life as well as an instrument in the field.

The program sets the research agenda, working with local communities and global media on promoting good health through and with the performing arts.

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Mental health and the joy of creativity, with Arlo Parks – 3 June 2021

BRIT-award winning singer-songwriter Arlo Parks has curated a panel for The Guardian Live to explore the overwhelmingly positive relationship between creativity and mental health. Cecilia Knapp, Young People's Laureate for London, and JJ Tatten, CEO of The Warren Youth Project in Hull, will join Arlo to discuss how young people can access the benefits of the arts.

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Neurophototherapy: Sonia Boué and Jennifer Gilbert in conversation – 18 June 2021

To mark World Autistic Pride Day, Disability Arts Online are hosting Sonia and Jennifer in conversation about Sonia's Neurophototherapy Project that explores the use of photography and collage to recover from a lifetime of identification with the wrong neurological-type.

The project includes a new online exhibition of photo-collages and text called Origin Story and Sonia’s forthcoming guide to Neurophototherapy practice.

The event will feauture BSL interpretation, captions and integrated audio description, and there will be time for live questions at the end.

Seeing Sound – 24 May to 21 July 2021

Seeing Sound brings together a partnership between The British Library, the

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