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Art in the Market Artist/Artists Commission

Call out for artist/artists to be part of the Our Big Picture ‘Art in the Market’ project.

Over the past 10 months Our Big Picture has presented a series of pop-up exhibitions, residencies and workshops at Grimsby Top Town Market as part of our ‘Art in the Market’ programme. 2019/2020 we would like to commission an artist/s to create a new experience/exhibition/activity that will engage our existing audience and invite new engagement with the project.

Fees There are two separate commissions on offer with each commission with a budget of £2716. Depending on the artist and activity the two budgets can be rolled into one with two outcomes.

Fee breakdown: –

  • £1800 artists fee – the fee includes expenses
  • £250 artists workshop fee – to deliver Children and young People workshop session over two sessions
  • Materials £666

Total budget £5432.

Additional paid work may be available to artists delivering schools/home ed/ adult workshops if there is a demand for this. We are especially interested in working with artists that could expand, develop and shape Our Big Picture’s current offer of workshops, talks and activities.

Artists are given a free stall/working space at the Top Town Market (open to the public Tue, Thur, Fri and Sat – access also available on days the market is closed to the public).

After the success of previous resident artist, printmaker Graham Firth, we are keen that there is a public facing element to the commissions, and that at least a week of the production process should be carried out on site during public opening hours of the market.

We would like to commission a project that may have a life after the event/exhibition. For example it might lead to further work with that artists, or shape future commissions or activity at the market.

  • Apply to Paula Denton paula@ourbigpicture.co.uk
    • CV
    • A brief proposal: – including a short piece about your work, images, and how you would approach being commissioned to create work at the market (ie what you would anticipate doing) Max 4 side A4
    • Deadline for proposal:- 5pm, 16th August 2019
    • Project start September 2019 – May 2020 (This will depend on one or two commissions) – Art in the Market finishes July 2020

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Starts
Monday 12 August, 2019
Ends
Friday 16 August, 2019
Venue
Grimsby Top Town Market
Venue Address
Market Hall, Bull Ring Lane,, Grimsby DN31 1EB, United Kingdom
Location

Yorkshire, , Grimsby

Website
Our Big Picture Ltd (opens in new window)
Category
Call for Artists