Artists

Colour in Motion, Addenbrooke’s Hospital – until 1 September 2021

British artist Ian Davenport is exhibiting a collection of prints and paintings at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The exhibition is a collaboration between Paintings in Hospitals, the Jerwood Collection, and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and has been specifically designed for Addenbrooke’s rehabilitation gymnasiums, to enhance the physiotherapy environment with art that evokes movement and energy.

Artists sought to deliver virtual workshops – deadline 30 September 2020

The Arts & Health Hub is working in partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrist’s Arts Special Interest Group (ArtSIG) to commission virtual workshops. The three one-hour long workshops are to be delivered in November 2020, January and February 2021 to psychiatrists that are members of the ArtSIG who have a particular interest in how the arts can play a vital role in our health and wellbeing. The opportunity is open to varied arts forms, including visual arts, sound, and dance.

Decoding the personal – 5 August 2020

Arts & Health Hub founder Daniel Regan hosts artists Chrystal Ding, Jill Mueller and Paloma Tendero for an in-conversation online event exploring the impact of genetics on their deeply personal works and artistic practice.

Find further information here.

 

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. 
 

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