The Other Art Fair Bristol Onsite Volunteer
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Deadline Monday 23 July 2018
Salary £25 expenses / day
Hours Varies depending on day
Interview Date When available
The Other Art Fair is the UK’s leading art fair for discovering emerging artists. Alongside editions in London and Bristol, the fair takes place in cities across the globe including New York, LA, Chicago, Sydney and Melbourne.
Each fair presents between 100-130 artists, handpicked by a committee of art industry experts, giving art lovers the opportunity to buy work direct from the artist. This is coupled with a unique event experience and ‘unexpected’ programme of features.
A typical day as an Onsite Fair Assistant might include:
- Gain practical knowledge & experience in contemporary art practices and learn how a successful fair is working in the UK
- Meet new people with common interests such as artists, curators, professionals, local and international visitors, members of the art community
- Artist liaison - welcome, inform, and help exhibiting artists
- Front of house support – welcome visitors, check tickets and invitations
- Assist exhibitors during the stand installation
- Assist with the fair talks program and manage project areas
- Distribute fair guides and complimentary tickets
- Proactively invite visitors to participate in visitor surveys
03 Jan 2018
Take A Part and Active Neighbourhoods (Plymouth City Council) have joined together to commission an artist or collective of artists to create, design and install an art piece(s) to aid in the interpretation and enjoyment of Efford Marsh as a community site.
Open call for pecha kucha presentations for artists and organisations working with social practice and VASW bursary opportunity
16 Mar 2018
Take A Part are looking for South-West based artists, curators, producers, educators and arts organisations, who work with social practice to share a pecha kucha at the 2018 Social Making symposium.
14 Feb 2018
Whitleigh Big Local & Whitleigh Arts have joined together to commission an artist or collective of artists to create, design and install up to six park benches to aid and encourage our residents, of all ages and abilities, to add gentle exercise to their daily routine and to enjoy their community surroundings.
12 Mar 2018
What does it mean to be artist-led? Is there an alternative to a globalised gallery system? How do you build your own art world? VASW is offering a travel bursary to attend and report back from Build Your Own Art World
12 Mar 2018
Exeter Cultural Partnership (ECP) is entering a new and exciting phase. It recently secured funding to oversee the delivery of the first distinctive place-based Cultural Strategy in Exeter which will be the priority of the new Steering Group.
14 Mar 2018
Loft 6D have a private studio available for a creative professional from the 1st April. Loft 6D is an artist run, self built studio space in the centre of Bristol.
16 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Every year at Spike Island, hundreds of artists and creative businesses throw open their studio doors and visitors are invited to explore their working environments. Open Studios weekend includes a programme of family friendly activities, tours, events and pop-ups by some of Bristol’s best street food traders.
20 Mar 2018
Bristol City Council Arts Team are looking for an Arts Officer to join our team. The Bristol City Council’s Arts Officers work within the Arts and Events team to support the development and delivery of city-wide Arts.
21 Mar 2018
The Riverdown Park Mentorship Programme is a site-specific project based in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The programme is an open call for an early career visual artist wishing to develop their practice to include working in the public realm, or for a recent arts graduate, who ideally intends to work and develop their practice locally to Wiltshire.
03 Apr 2018
This placement offers the opportunity for a creative practitioner to work for a short period as an Arts and Culture Fellow to explore creative sites and practices across the University’s colleges and institutes
30 Apr 2018
The University of Bristol is looking to commission one poet and two artists-in-residence, to work with the University and local communities
30 Apr 2018
This one-day symposium debates the issues of contemporary arts commissioning in forests, waterways, churches, landscapes and heritage settings. We are looking for two people to record and document the event.
15 May 2018
Heseltine Gallery, Truro is inviting expressions of interest from Printmakers to respond to the theme of Kober. This will be the first open art exhibition at Heseltine Gallery, with submissions being selected by professional printmaker John Howard and members of the Heseltine Guild.