Ilsa Brittain

Artist deadlines – January

Happy New Year peeps! And to my first blog post of 2018! I'm making a rule this year of not setting unrealistic goals and feeling, more than disappointed, when I don't achieve them by December. So instead, I'm just going to aim to do more of what I love: drawing and this blog! On that…

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Artist deadlines – November/December

The end is nigh!...The end of the year that is! And your last chance to enter some fantastic prizes and competitions. One to set your reminder for, if you're living and working in London, is the Whitechapel London Open: The Whitechapel Gallery’s open submission exhibition was launched in 1932 as the East End Academy for…

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Rolling Deadlines – October

Plenty of opportunities to be had this month that you don't want to miss! With Frieze Art Fair just around the corner, October will be a creative hub of activity. My highlight for the month is the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize, for one simple reason - you get the chance to showcase your work in…

Rolling Deadlines – September

By now you're probably thinking, where the hell did August go? I know I am! But don't panic just yet. There are still tons of creative opportunities coming up for you to get involved in the next few months. I don't usually share residency opportunities, as there are so many out there, but I geeked…

Rolling Summer Deadlines – July/August

Is it just me or is the Summer going way too quick? Already we're coming up to July, so this will be the best opportunity you'll have to get your art work in a summer show. The stand out, must-apply exhibition is the Griffin Art Prize, as there is an opportunity to exhibit and win…

Rolling deadlines – June

June is a busy and exciting month on the artistic sphere when it comes to open calls and exhibition opportunities. The highlight exhibition to enter, if you're into your drawing, is of course the Jerwood Drawing Prize. The largest and longest running annual exhibition for drawing in the UK, the Jerwood welcomes works that re-invent…

Rolling Deadlines – May

Are you keeping up with all the creative opportunities so far? Because there's been a few gems recently and they just keep coming! As well as some exciting magazine open calls, the Bath Society of Arts invites visual and sculptural artists to submit work for their annual group show. With opportunities like this, I say...Bring…