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Jerwood Makers Open, UK – Visual Arts exhibition and commissioning opportunity

Jerwood Makers Open, UK - Visual Arts exhibition and commissioning opportunity Deadline: 7 November 2011

Open to: UK resident artists from across making disciplines and within 10 years of graduating or setting up their practice.

Artists from across making disciplines are invited to submit proposals for Jerwood Makers Open, a £37,500 exhibition and commissioning opportunity from .

The second in the series, Jerwood Makers Open has been developed to create a space in which to recognise and celebrate the significance of making practice and process within . This initiative offers makers at the early stages of their careers an opportunity to develop their creative ideas independently of specific commissioning structures.

Five commissions of £7,500 will be awarded to artists to create new work, which will be exhibited as part of the , London. Artists will be chosen by an independent selection panel and must be a UK resident and within 10 years of graduating or setting up their practice.

All applicants are required to submit:
• An 800 word statement outlining the proposal for new work or works; why they want to make the work(s)/how they perceive the opportunity will benefit and develop their practice; and the materials and processes to be used. Please also include a brief timescale for making (from concept development to completion and delivery of work) and a brief outline budget.
• A current CV
• A maximum of six images of current work or work in progress (files no larger than 500kb)
• An entry fee of £20

Deadline for entries is 5pm on 7 November 2011.

The Jerwood Makers Open exhibition will open in summer 2012 as part of the JVA programme at Jerwood Space, London, before touring in the UK.

Complete rules and application form may be downloaded from the web site:

http://www.jerwoodvisualarts.org/page/3088/Artist+Opportunities

 

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