Open Call & Award Opportunities: London & UK

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Part of our job at Marcel is to find opportunities for you to enhance your professional growth as an artist, no matter where you are on your artistic journey. That’s why we’ve literally made it our responsibility to scour the web and find relevant opportunities around the world so you don’t have to.

This week we’re featuring residencies throughout London that have applications open until June.

Award: Westmorland Landscape Prize

Prize: First prize of £10,000

Location: Cumbria, UK

Who should apply: Artists residing in the UK

Deadline: June 17

What you should know: Conceived and developed by Westmorland, the Prize aims to document, celebrate and interrogate our relationship with the landscape. The selection panel will be looking for works which reach beyond the aesthetic, stimulating thinking and debate about the way in which we exist alongside, as part of, or sometimes in spite of our landscape.

Exhibition Dates: September 14-November 10

**Cost:  **£15

Apply here

Open Call: Shonibare Studio: Guest Projects

Location: United Kingdom

Who should apply: Group projects

Deadline: May 31

What you should know: Shonibare Studio offers this opportunity for projects of any artistic discipline to have access to a free space for 1 month.

Apply here

Open Call: Modern Panic

Location: UK

Who should apply: Artists from around the world creating different mediums

Deadline: May 31

What you should know: Following previous exhibitions, they are looking for work that covers one or more of the following subjects : Panic / Provocation / Controversy / Surrealism / Outsider Art / Grotesque / Macabre / Playful/Trickster / Existential / Inner Beauty / Confrontational / Disarming / Subversive / Protest / Political / Satire / Modern Society / Freedom of Speech / Boundary Breaking / Emotionally Powerful

Exhibition Dates: November (London)

Apply here


Location: North Yorkshire

Prizes: £1000-£250

Who should apply: Painters, printmakers, illustrators, textile artists, photographers and sculptors

Deadline: June 16

Exhibition Dates: August 31-September 22

What you should know: The GREAT NORTH ART SHOW is an exciting and diverse open exhibition of contemporary art by professional northern artists, in the magnificent setting of Ripon Cathedral in North Yorkshire.

Apply here

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