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 – 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…

Artist deadlines – November

Only 2 months left of 2019! Just enough time to enter some last minute opportunities that could see you an exhibition next year! Highlight of the month is the Annual Open/Summer Marathon 2020. Formerly the Contemporary Visions annual exhibition from Beers London, this open explores current themes and trends in contemporary art and artists from…

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Artist deadlines – May

Summer is creeping ever so closer, which means plenty of opportunities to take advantage of! Highlight exhibition to enter this month is the The Lumen Prize for Art and Technology, celebrating and promoting artists working with technology globally. As well as a $11k Prize fund, all longlisted, shortlisted and winning artists are eligible for commissions,…

Anna Smith, Above and Below

Artist deadlines – April

Step into Spring with these exciting open calls and exhibition opportunities. For those who part time work or want to commit to their drawing hardcore for a year, then The Drawing Year at the Royal Drawing School is one for you. The Drawing Year is a full scholarship MA-level course offering up to thirty students…

Goddess of Crossroads by Ann Mackowski

Artist deadlines – February

So, how are those new years resolutions going? If you are, in anyway, faltering (and no one blames you if you are), then this list of opportunities is bound to inspire you to get motivated and take action! The highlight open call this month is the Ashurst Art Prize. There are up to £9,000 prizes…