Artist in Residence – deadline 3 September 2015

The Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders of the University of York is seeking an Artist in Residence.

The scheme is intended to support the creation of new artistic work inspired by an aspect of research into biomedicine and/or human health and wellbeing currently being conducted at the University of York. The Scheme is intended to establish a powerful creative collaboration between artist and researcher that will both generate persuasive, innovative and visceral art and inspire further interdisciplinary research and practice to the benefit of artist and researcher alike.

Sheffield hospital public art commission – deadline 10 April 2015

Artists are invited to send expressions of interest for artwork to go into the expanded theatres department currently being built at The Children’s Hospital in Sheffield.

Moving to Longevity – 28 November 2014

This practical and theoretical development day in Movement and Dementia is facilitated by Dr Richard Coaten and takes place in Rotherham.

The course aims to inspire those working with or supporting people with dementia in new ways of working and communicating by developing high-quality non-verbal communication skills. Richard is a UK specialist in dance with older people. He is an experienced psychotherapist, dancer, community dance worker and trainer. His special interest is in movement and dance-based work with those with memory problems.

Love Arts Conversation – 21 October 2014

The Love Arts Conversation, part of Love Arts Festival 2014, is a conference focused on mental health and creativity.

The Conversation will be roaming around Leeds City Centre at a variety of major arts venues, there will be structured conversations alongside creative presentations, performances, workshops, and films.

w: www.loveartsleeds.co.uk/conversation

Love Arts Festival, Leeds - 15-23 October 2014

The fourth Love Arts Festival consists of an eclectic mix of events, exhibitions and performances with the simple aim to get people thinking and talking about mental health and reducing the related stigma that many people experience. The individual events are listed on the Love Arts Leeds website, most events are free to attend w: http://loveartsleeds.co.uk/

International Bibliotherapy Conference, Huddersfield – 29 October 2014

The aim of the conference is; to promote bibliotherapy; help delegates develop an understanding of what bibliotherapy is, it’s effectiveness and its application; to inspire delegates to consider delivering bibliotherapy in their own settings. Bibliotherapy is the use of fiction and poetry to support and increase positive outcomes for people with mental health and wellbeing issues.

Chief Executive Officer Designate, Hoot Creative Arts, North East – deadline 22 August 2014

Hoot Creative Arts is looking to appoint a CEO Designate to work alongside its current founder and CEO to steer the organisation into the future. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will take the reins as CEO from 2016 onwards.

Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and working across the North East, Hoot runs a wide range of creative groups and activities for people with mental health needs, older people, people in prisons or special hospitals, and a range of vulnerable groups and communities.

North at Sheffield Children’s Hospital – until 5 October 2014

NORTH is a new exhibition by Sheffield artist Jonathan Wilkinson and brings together his collection of architectural artworks. Known for his cityscape prints, Jonathan’s art celebrates the places and things that people love about where they live. A painter and printmaker, his scenes of urban landscapes and landmarks mix architectural precision with bittersweet nostalgia.

Artfelt Workshop Coordinator – deadline 11 August 2014

 Artfelt, part of The Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity seeks an experienced Workshop Coordinator to manage its workshop programme and support the Artfelt project.

Marketing & Audience Development Consultancy – deadline 1 August 2014

Huddersfield-based arts and health organisation, HOOT, is seeking an individual or a team who has marketing and audience development experience in an arts context and some knowledge of the health and social care sector to help build partnerships and establish wider strategic networks and identify opportunities for new business and donations.

Interested respondents are asked to outline proposed methodology, budget and timetable, CVs for all team members working on this project with relevant skills and experience, details of two references.


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