Spring Open Call for Artists aged 14-25

  • We are open to several forms of art including painting, sculpture, photography, and film.
  • If you are selected, you will be encouraged to volunteer at the gallery.
  • We don't display work of individuals older than the age of 25 or younger than the age 14.
  • Submissions may not include work from school (e.g. GCSE or A Levels) yet to be assessed.
  • ​Must be from or reside in the UK.
  • The work must be your own and original.
  • If your artwork is accepted we have the right to post it on social media (with credit to the artist, of course).
  • We do not sell art. We display your work for free to the public with no cost for wall space.

Open Call for Lead Creative to work with Young People in Peterborough, UK

In brief: Peterborough Presents is looking for a Lead Artist/Creative(s) to work with young people in Westwood / Ravensthorpe, Peterborough, to create a series of short films or animations. The project will begin in April 2024 and culminate in September/October 2024.

Deadline: 24 March 2024

Peterborough Presents is seeking an artist or collective to deliver a programme of work with young people aged 11-24 in Westwood & Ravensthorpe neighbourhood of Peterborough. The overall aim is to work with the young people to co-create a series of short films and/or animations.

During the process, we would like the young people to learn skills, have fun, experience new things, and create high quality artistic outputs that they can be proud of.

London Women in Art Biennale

The “London Women in Art Biennale" - London, England is a contemporary art award dedicated to emerging and established artists and offers you the opportunity to exhibit your art by taking part in the Artio Gallery in London, England from September 25th - September 29th; Winners of the contest will have the opportunity to exhibit their artwork at our show.

Apply now at: https://www.artiogallery.com/art-prizes

Application Deadline: March 15th, 2024

Exhibition Benefits:

All applicants will be featured in an online exhibit, running for one year on our website.

10 Winners will be selected amongst the applicants to participate with one original artwork.

Hesketh Hubbard Bursaries | CLOSING SOON

Free life drawing classes for a year!
Submissions are free of charge and open until Friday 3 November 2023.

The bursaries offer:

– The opportunity to attend weekly life drawing sessions at Mall Galleries free of charge for a year, starting from January 2024.

– Untutored sessions take place on Friday evenings and selected Monday evenings, between 6:00pm and 8:15pm. (Understandably there might be times when artists are unable to attend sessions, however frequent absences may result in the bursary being withdrawn).


Martes Moon Art Gallery - Open Call - Exhibition Opportunity 

Calling artist in the area of Painting, Drawing or mixed media, and small format Sculpture. from Lancashire and vicinity areas, and from anywhere as long you can send or bring your work.

The theme of the exhibition is open however the title is, Concept and Mean , work the connect to the title trough a concept or mean already existing or invented by you, are welcome.

Looking for artist willing to show their work in Lancaster City Centre , for more information send picture of your work and media data info to us, martesmoon@hotmail.com

Calling early career artists and collectives!

We are now accepting proposals for exhibitions at Orleans House Gallery.  

Our Emerging Artists programme (September 2023 – June 2024) is for those establishing a career, focussing on creatives within the first 10 years of their practice. Through this programme we want to understand how we can support artists in sustaining themselves in the early stages of their work.  

All propositions are welcome, across visual and contemporary arts.  For this year’s programme there is a fee of £1000 to support artists in developing necessary documents for the exhibition, site visits, and install and de-install days. There is also a production support budget of £500.   


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