Creative Opportunities of the week

Image by Evan Steenson.

There’s no better way to settle in to a new season than with fresh, new creative opportunities. This week brought a goody basket of exciting upcoming residencies, exhibitions, jobs, competitions and projects—selfishly, we’re excited because we can’t wait to see Zealous artists take them all by storm.


Prestigious Art Platform Seeks Visual Artists

Be the September Featured Artist on Canada’s largest art platforms. Booooooom (that’s seven o’s) is Canada’s leading creative platform (and gets over 2 million pageviews a month)! Plus, the application is free. What do you have to looooooose?

Paint, Sculpt, and Print for the Royal Society of British Artists

The Royal Society of British Artists is looking for visual artists! Awards between £100 and £1,500 for over 19 artists ranging from oil painting, sculpture, and original prints. You’re bound to find something here.

Lynn Painters-Stainers Prize for Paint and Drawing

In an effort to encourage the very best creative representational painting, the Lynn-Painter-Stainers Prize offers creative opportunities with prizes between £2,000 and £15,000 to 2d visual artists. Considered one of the most prestigious exhibitions of its kind in the UK.

The Rome Scholarship 2017

Apply now for a four-week residency at Sala Uno, a prestigious gallery and international arts centre at the heart of Rome. Enjoy your own apartment and walled garden, studio space, half-board, and reimbursed return flights. Open to printmakers, sculptors and painters!

Seeking 50 of the World’s Best Emerging Photographers

Are you one of the photography world’s upcoming talents? Lens Culture is looking for you! Apply for their 4th Annual Emerging Talent Award and share your unique perspective with other global applicants: all cultures, all points of view, no age limit. Judges will select eight winners for a $2,500 grant and 50 outstanding emerging artists. Top work will be exhibited at the NYC International Centre of Photography Museum, published in LensCulture Today, projected at international photo festivals, and made visible to industry insiders and a 2 million-strong global audience. Do not miss this opportunity!

Lead Writer / Poet in Community Programme

Curate a Surrey-based project on written material from over 100 years ago (gathered by the historians and volunteers of Surrey in the Great War project). Run community-based writing and poetry workshops across the country and produce a collection of writings that reflect Surrey living a century ago.

Drawing: David Gluck Memorial Bursary

Only a couple days left on this one! The David Gluck Memorial Bursary was established via Discerning Eye. It supports artists in expanding their practice by offering financial support and a broader access to the organisation’s activities. Winner earns £1,500 (and £150 to each runner-up). Hurry over, submissions close this Friday!

The Old Vic — Job Opportunity

Passionate about the arts and education, experienced devising and delivering innovative participatory arts projects — sound like you? The Old Vic is hiring an Education Manager and the deadline’s coming up quick!

Jobhack with Random House

Spare a Friday? Spend a day in Glasgow learning more about creative and strategic storytelling on the page and beyond. All are welcome, even (and especially!) those who haven’t considered a career in publishing. 30 spaces available! Secure yours now.

50 Residencies in Austria

Yep, you heard us—the Austrian Federal Chancellery is offering 50 residencies in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2017! Spend 1 – 3 months (depending on your craft) exploring the Austrian arts scene, connecting with artists, and attending workshops, art and book fairs, performances at the Tanzquartier Wien, the international ImPulsTanz dance festival, and more! These creative opportunities open to a wide range of disciplines.

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