4 ways to get discovered as a Creative

By guest writer Naomi Johnson If you’re an artist wanting to make a living from your passion, you need to get as many eyes onyour creations as you can so you can start generating revenue. Luckily, there are plenty ofopportunities both online and in real life to showcase your talent. So let's look at four…

Artist deadlines – May

Take a look at this fresh batch of art opportunities in May! Tsivikros Shake Emerging Artist Award - 1 May Malt Air: Artist in Residence - 1 May Call for submission: Disco Journal Issue 1 - 3 May Jerwood Curatorial Accelerator - 3 May The New Artist II Open Call - 5 May ODAC Open…

Artist deadlines – March and April

Hop, skip and jump into spring with these art opportunities up for grabs, including The Drawing Year - "A a no-fees postgraduate-level course offering up to thirty students the opportunity to focus on drawing from observation for an academic year. The course provides an opportunity for intensive practice and sees drawing both as an end…

Artist deadlines – December and January

Whether you want to end the year on a high or start the new year with an up-beat, positive attitude towards your practice, these art opportunities will get you there! I know too well that the end of the year can feel like the time to wind down and have some time off, but I…

Artist deadlines – May/June

We're well into 2021 now, and although it's been just as tumulturous and just as anxiety enducing as last year, there is definitely a light at the end of this crazy life tunnel! And having a creative project to work towards can be a positive motivator and will help take your mind off the situation…

Artist deadlines – February/March

2021 hasn't had the most positive of starts to a year. But instead of getting lockdown blues, the arts can provide the perfect escape, especially for your mental health and well being. Highlights in the next couple of months include the World Illustration Awards 2021 (deadline 15th February) and the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2021 (deadline…

Artist deadlines – December

What a crazy year it's been! The arts and hospitality industry has suffered the most, and with comments like "musicians and others in [the] arts should retrain and find other jobs" from Sunak, it hasn't been the most hopefull place to work in. But us creative folk don't listen to this kind of bs political…

Artist deadlines – March

From an amazing installation opportunity at the V&A Museum of Childhood, to bursaries for your practice and a fully funded year at the Drawing School, this month is bound to whet your creative appetite!     apexart International Open Call 2020-21 - 1 March Artist/Designer Call-out for Installation at the V&A Museum of Childhood -…

Artist deadlines – February

January was a long, drawn out, zero money = no fun kind of month. But let's look to the future and be optimistic in February, which will hopefully make up for the last 31 days we've endured! Highlight this month is the Derwent Art Prize. With prizes totalling over £12,500, the Derwent Art Prize showcases…

Artist deadlines – December

It's almost Christmas, and as a treat I've listed the few remaining opportunities of 2019. Goodluck! The highlight this month is the Visual Art Open Prize, due 10 December: The Visual Art Open competition is a not-for-profit event open to both amateur and professional artists based in the UK and internationally. The aim is to give artists the…