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Artists’ call-out for two micro-commissions

Artists’ call-out for two micro-commissions
Opportunity no.1: Letters of the Alphabet

We have an exciting opportunity for a socially engaged artist with experience facilitating workshops within a mental health context.

The theme of the programme is ‘Letters of the Alphabet’ and we are interested in hearing from artists across a range of art forms.

Project Dates: Monday mornings 10.30 – 1pm Sept – Dec. 10 x sessions

Venue: Bath central

Fee: £800

Pre-course meeting 4th Sept 10.30am

We are looking for proposals that will achieve the following outcomes:

  • To encourage participants to develop ideas, learn new skills and have fun
  • To support participants to make a range of products for a Christmas market
  • Workshops to be inclusive and accessible for a range of abilities
  • Within this programme two separate sessions will support participants to look at publicity and costing
Skills required:
  • Experienced socially engaged artist
  • Experienced facilitator within an arts and mental health context
  • Multi artform responses that are flexible and meet the needs of participants

Please fill out an application form and send it to philippa@creativityworks.org.uk by 12 noon Friday 25th August Contact Philippa for more details 01761 438852

Download a copy of the application form here: Application Form


Opportunity no.2: Mental Health Week Celebration

During the week 10th – 14th October we have 4 opportunities available for artists to take part in our Mental Health Week celebrations and deliver a 2 hour creative workshop for the public.

We are looking for creative project ideas that will invite participants to take part in a 2 hour workshop to link with the theme ‘How I make it work’. We are also interested in themes that link to the ‘5 Ways to Wellbeing’ (Connect, Keep Learning, Be Active, Give and Take Notice)

  • Each commission is worth £150 (inclusive of preparation time, 2 hours facilitation in a public space and materials) We will be using 44AD Gallery (http://www.44ad.net/) as a base during our 1 week exhibition
  • Theme: ‘How I make it work’ which will link to this years World Mental Health Day 10th October
  • Venue: 44AD Bath
  • Dates available: 10th – 14th Oct
We are interested in hearing from you if you are experienced in socially engaged arts and in facilitating workshops within a mental health or arts and health context.

Please fill out an application form and send it to philippa@creativityworks.org.uk by Monday 4th September Contact Philippa for more details 01761 438852

Download a copy of the application form here: Application Form

 

 

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