Artist Opportunities & Jobs

We list our job opportunities here when they arise. If you have any problems using the online application forms, please contact Mick, mick@artsconnection.org.uk or 01691 648 929. He can either guide you through the process or if you are still having problems he can send you a word version application form.

Arts Extravaganza Artist Brief

Arts Extravaganza is a 4 day project aimed at adults with learning disabilities. We’re looking for three artists to work on this project.

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Willow Gruffalo

We are working in partnership with the RSPB to deliver a workshop at one of their events at Lake Vyrnwy aimed at children.

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Arts Extravaganza Enabler

Arts Extravaganza is a 4 day project aimed at adults with learning disabilities. We’re looking for three enablers to work on this project.

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Artist Brief for Arts Extravaganza

– Scheduled to take place July – Aug 2017-

 

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire and involve people in community arts, investing in and nurturing creativity. Arts Extravaganza is a 4 day project that takes place in July and August and is aimed at adults with learning disabilities.

It takes the structure of a series of one-day workshops, three workshops happen each day for four weeks during the summer. We have around 30 participants each day who come from centres across North Powys. Workshops can be based around any artistic medium. We contract 3 artists per day and 3 of our own enablers to support participants. (Arts Connection enablers are in addition to those accompanying participants from the invited centres across North Powys)

Brief

Project Aim: The project will involve participants exploring a theme to create a range of different arts works in a range of art forms enabling them to learn new skills.

 

Project Outcomes: Participants will take part/create artworks which they can take home

 

What: This year the project will run on 28th July & 4th, 11th, 18th August.

                                                    

Workshops run from 11am – 3pm.

 

You should indicate in your application how you will structure the day and how you will ensure your workshop will be inclusive and flexible for all ages and abilities. Project applications should be centred on the theme of “Castles”

 

The workshops will most likely be based in Welshpool (or surrounding area) and participants will rotate around each medium each week, meaning you will be working with a different group each week. The final Friday of the project may include a sharing in which participants get together in the afternoon to share what they have been doing with each other and a limited number of invited guests. However the aim of the project is about process rather than product.

 

 

 

Who: Adults with learning disabilities.

 

Timescale: 28th July & 4th, 11th, 18th August

 

Venue: Welshpool TBC

 

Sessions: Sessions will run from 11am – 3pm with an hour lunchbreak for participants.

 

For your application please refer to the following:

  • The aim of the project and how your project proposal will meet this
  • How you will work with specific target group
  • How the project will work – a brief session outline / plan
  • The outcomes of the project

 

Remuneration

Fee:                       £102 per day (£408 per artist in total)

Materials:           To be agreed on appointment

Mileage:              Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

  • Experience of working with the targeted groups mentioned above

 

Desirable:

  • Ability to deliver bilingually

 

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

 

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

 

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

 

If you have any queries or require support to complete your application please contact the office.

 

Deadline for submissions: Friday 21st April 2017.

 

 

 

 

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Enablers Brief for Arts Extravaganza

– Scheduled to take place July – Aug 2017-

 

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire and involve people in community arts, investing in and nurturing creativity. Arts Extravaganza is a 4 day project that takes place in July and August and is aimed at adults with learning disabilities.

It takes the structure of a series of one-day workshops, three workshops happen each day for four weeks during the summer. We have around 30 participants each day who come from centres across North Powys. Workshops can be based around any artistic medium. We contract 3 artists per day and 3 enablers to support participants. (Arts Connection enablers are in addition to those accompanying participants from the invited centres across North Powys).

 

Brief

Project Aim: The project will involve participants exploring a theme to create a range of different arts works in a range of art forms enabling them to learn new skills.

 

Project Outcomes: Participants will take part/create artworks which they can take home

 

What: This year the project will run on 28th July & 4th, 11th, 18th August and workshops run from 11am – 3pm.

 

You will be supporting an artist during the session and they will be running sessions based on the

theme of “Castles”.

 

The workshops will most likely be based in Welshpool (or surrounding area) and participants will rotate around each medium each week, meaning you will be working with a different group each week. The final Friday of the project may include a sharing in which participants get together in the afternoon to share what they have been doing with each other and a limited number of invited guests. However the aim of the project is about process rather than product.

 

Who: Adults with learning disabilities

 

Timescale: 28th July & 4th, 11th, 18th August

 

Venue: Welshpool TBC

 

Sessions: Sessions will run from 11am – 3pm with an hour lunchbreak for participants

 

For your application please refer to the following:

Your experience of working with adults with learning disabilities

Your interest in art forms and creative abilities

 

 

Remuneration

Fee:                 £40.80 per day (£163.20 per enabler in total)

Mileage:          Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

Experience of working with the targeted groups mentioned above

 

Desirable:

Ability to deliver bilingually

 

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

 

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

 

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

Deadline for submissions: 5pm on Friday 21st April 2017

 

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Artist Brief for Willow Gruffalo

– Scheduled to take place Sunday 30th April and/or Monday May 1st

 

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire and involve people in community arts, investing in and nurturing creativity. We are working in partnership with the RSPB to deliver a workshop at one of their events at Lake Vyrnwy aimed at children.

Brief

Project Aim: To enable children to learn new skills and have fun

 

Project Outcome/s: A willow Gruffalo that can stay on site

 

What: We are looking for an artist to deliver a day workshop making a willow sculpture of the Gruffalo – http://www.gruffalo.com/. We would expect the sculpture to be able to be pegged into the ground and left on site at the end of the workshop. The workshop will be of a drop-in nature and aimed at children attending the other events on the day which include a Gruffalo Hunt and Story Telling Time.

The event will be outside so consideration should be given as to what equipment, tables and chairs you may wish to have access to. Please outline what you will provide and/or what you want us to provide.

Target Group: Children

 

Timescale: Sunday 30th April and/or Monday 1st May, 10am – 3pm

 

Venue: RSPB Shop, Bryn Awel, Llanwddyn, Powys

 

Sessions: 1 or 2 full days – please specify which you think would be most appropriate in your application

 

For your application please refer to the following:

  • The aim of the project and how your project proposal will meet this
  • The outcomes of the project and how your project proposal will meet this
  • How you will ensure the project is accessible and suitable for the target group
  • How the project will work – a brief session outline / plan
  • Equipment required

Remuneration

Fee:                       £127.50 for one day or £255 for two days + £25.50 towards an hour prep for the workshop

Materials:           To be agreed on appointment

Mileage:              Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

Experience of working with the target group mentioned above

 

Desirable:

Ability to deliver bilingually

 

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

 

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

 

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

Deadline for submissions: Friday 14th April 2017

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