In February, we were delighted to present our first exhibition in Perth Creative Exchange: 'Fair Exchange'.
'Fair Exchange' is a special exhibition of over 40 unique and limited edition framed art works by a selection of Perth Creative Exchange Tenants:
Alan Borthwick, Sheila Borthwick, Suzanne Grierson, Christine Goodman, Susan Hutchison, Susie Johnston, Liz Myhill, Helen O'Brien, Alison Price, Libby Scott, Ceri White, Evelyn White, Richard White
Each piece has been commissioned by Wasps and is available to purchase. The Own Art scheme is available for selected works. Please contact email@example.com for more information or to make a purchase.
About Own Art
Own Art is a Creative United initiative supported by Arts Council England, Creative Scotland and Arts Council of Northern Ireland. It is designed to make it easy and affordable for everyone to own high quality contemporary art and craft by providing interest free loans on purchases from a growing network of galleries, fairs and arts organisations.
At Wasps Studios, customers can use Own Art to spread the cost of artwork priced from £100 to £2,500 over 10 months with no interest.
If you are a Wasps tenant and would like to sign up to use the Own Art scheme, please click here.
How does it work?
Approved artwork includes paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, glassware, ceramics, jewellery, furniture, textiles and artist-made film and video work in digital media. Prints must be in limited editions of up to 150, and reproduction prints are not eligible for Own Art sale.
Customers must meet the following criteria to apply for an Own Art loan:
Customers should also be either:
If you have any questions about Own Art, contact them directly on 0207 759 1111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards are open for applications. In place of the usual VACMA awards, this year fixed bursaries are available in recognition of the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on individual artists and makers. With different deadlines for different areas, you can find all information on VACMA for your local authority here.
Craft Scotland have several opportunities available, including an offer for a free Craft Directory profile (deadline for applications: Saturday 31 October, midnight - more info), and applications to their Emerging Maker Programme 2021 (deadline for applications: Wednesday 18 November, 5pm - more info).
The Royal Society of Sculptors' Gilbert Bayes Award for early career sculptors is given annually by the Society to a small group of outstandingly talented sculptors. The award is open to sculptors of any age or nationality, with or without formal training and working in any style of media. Deadline for submissions: Monday 2 November, 5pm. Find out more here.
XpoNorth are inviting all creative practitioners based in the Highlands and Islands region to apply to be a part of their Christmas Marketplace. In the lead up to Christmas and across the festive season, they'll be promoting an advent calendar of talented businesses in the Highlands and Islands region to highlight their products and champion buying local. Deadline for applications: Friday 6 November. All info here.
Emerge Bursary & Mentoring Programme 2021 is offering a 6 month programme of mentoring and a bursary of £1,000 for emerging artists or makers under 30 years who have a connection to Dumfries & Galloway. Two Emerge Bursaries are available in 2021 for emerging artists and makers 30 years and under. Deadline for applications: Friday 6 November, noon. More info here.
A new cultural collaboration between the Goethe-Institut Glasgow and the Alliance Française Glasgow (together with the Institut Français d’Ecosse) are inviting three contemporary artists based in France, Scotland and Germany to apply for their digital residency programme taking place between November 2020 and December 2021. Deadline for applications: Monday 9 November, midnight. All info here.
The Axis Digital Residency is now open. They are seeking to support artists who require additional resources and support to develop new work over a three month period. £1,500 fee, deadline for applications: Monday 16 November, 10am. Find out more here.
Cryptic are looking for submissions to Sonica Glasgow 2022. They are looking for Scottish-based artists to submit existing sound installations and/or live music performances with visuals to be presented at the festival which returns for its sixth edition from 10 - 20 March 2022. Deadline for applications: Thursday 26 November, noon. Find out more here.
The Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival are looking for submissions of cinema screenings, multi-channel installations and live audiovisual performances for the eleventh edition of the festival. They are pleased to be offering submission fee waivers to all artists who need one, as well as to all artists who live in the Scottish Borders. Deadline for submissions: Friday 4 December. Find out more here.
The Toyama Glass Art Museum has opened submissions for its Toyama International Glass Exhibition 2021. This exhibition is an international, open-submission triennial that showcases outstanding works of contemporary glass art from around the world. Prizes awarded up to JPY 3,000,000 (over £22,000). Deadline for submissions: Thursday 10 December. Find out more here.
Black Artists Grant, funded by Creative Debuts, is a no-strings attached financial support for Black artists. Recipients will be chosen monthly, and every few months this selector will change. The first selectors are ROOT-ed Zine. There is no deadline as this is a monthly rolling grant, no age limit, and the grant does not expect any outcomes or reporting. Find out more here.
Isolation Art School on Instagram is a creative community producing projects, lessons and tips by artists to help people get creative while staying home during the COVID-19 crisis. View here.
Tribe Yoga and Kauai are looking for artwork and products from local artists to sell in their venues alongside their offer. If you would like to take part please contact James Wilson here.
Curator Space is a course and workshop listing platform which we built to let artists and arts professionals move their 'in real life' courses online and list them for free during the pandemic. Find out more here.
The Henry Moore Foundation funds exhibitions, projects, artworks and ideas that encourage new thinking about sculpture or contribute to public awareness of sculpture. Applications are now open for grants of up to £20,000. More info here.
Talbot Rice Gallery invites applications for the Talbot Rice Residents programme which runs from January 2021 to January 2023 providing time and support for emerging, or re-emerging, artists based in Scotland within the unique context of Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art and the University of Edinburgh. Residents receive year round curatorial and technical support, access to facilities plus an annual Artist Fee, production and travel budget. Find out more here. The deadline for this opportunity passed on Friday 28th August, 5pm.
Jorum Craft Award (£500), supported by Jorum Studio, in association with Craft Scotland, provides funding to assist with development of a maker’s creative practice, including but not limited to research and development of a new piece of work, project or collection. Deadline: Monday 10th August, 5pm. Find out more here. The deadline for this opportunity passed on Monday 10th August, 5pm.
The Great Tapestry of Scotland is calling for amateur and professional artists of all ages to record their artistic reflections of Scotland as part of a new national competition and exhibition to provide a vital record of the Covid-19 lockdown for generations to come. Find out more here. The deadline for this opportunity passed on Tuesday 18th August, 5pm.
Take Me Somewhere Festival 2021 are holding an open call to commission a Scotland-based artist to create a new performance work responding to the question “How can we be present in the absence?”. The commission is for £4000 for presentation in Spring 2021. Find out more here. The deadline for this opportunity passed on Monday 31st August, midday.
Dundee Windows - Dundee City Council’s Events Team are looking for six artists or designers to create temporary interactive artworks in vacant shop windows in Dundee’s city centre. The windows will add vibrancy and colour to the city centre as we welcome the public back onto our streets. Artists will be awarded £1,000 to cover their time and materials. The deadline for this opportunity passed on Monday 17th August, 10am.
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