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Creatives Wanted: Lead a Home is Where the Art is Workshop/Performance

we have had a few issues with some of the applications we have received so far, so please read all of the below, thank you
* please note you are applying to run one self-contained workshop and not a series over 13 weeks.  you can apply to run more than one workshop but must use a new application for each workshop. each workshop you submit MUST be different

 

Due to a successful funding application, Live Art Local is very happy to announce the launch of a new project, and as a result, ten paid opportunities for artists, musicians, singers, poets, writers, theatre-makers, and others over the course of the pandemic.

 

Over 13 weeks starting from the 13th of May (every Wednesday) we will be running a weekly workshop via Zoom for people to join in with at home.  We already have three of the workshops planned for but have openings for another ten.  We want you and your creativity to join us and run a workshop from your home, for people in their homes.

THE RULES:

Every workshop is an hour-long, must use, where possible, things most people are already likely to have at home, and they must positively, creatively engage people during this period of isolation and distancing, apart from that we have no criteria so feel free to let your imagination run wild.

As we are using the pro version of Zoom security should not be an issue and through this we can offer places for up to 100 people to join the workshop.  However, that is not to say your workshop has to be aimed at 100 people, it could be as little as five… it is up to you!

 

Artists will be paid the Friday following their workshop via paypal, where this is not possible we will arrange another way of making payment.

 

The fee for a workshop is £150, and we have a budget of up to £50 for materials, although we need to agree to these beforehand.

 

To apply please fill out the form below ASAP.  As mentioned previously this is to start very soon and so we have a small window to receive and assess applications.

Applications close on Friday 15th and we will notify successful applicants every three days from today so you will hear very soon whether you have been successful.

 

In exceptional circumstances, we will (where there is a small theatre company or music ensemble) make an exception to the workshop rule and permit a performance, though this will not affect the fee, and in these cases, unless the members of the company live together, strict social distancing rules (2m apart) must apply.

In the above circumstances, we will ask you to Livestream the performance with us and make a recording available so that we can make it available to those unable to join the livestream.  You retain copyright.

 

Please note as this is online we are able to accept applications from around the UK!

 

 

Fareham Heritage Trail Map Now Free to Download!

As the Covid-19 outbreak has a huge effect on all our lives, and the world we inhabit gets smaller,  we have decided to make the Fareham Heritage Trail Map available for FREE download from today.

The Fareham Heritage Trail Map was created in 2016 after workshops with the local community (you can find out more via our Projects page)  and provided a journey through the borough’s history, from Portchester to Swanwick, much of it acessible on foot.

It recently dawned on us that as people are moving around on foot and exploring their local area more than usual the map could provide a welcome accompaniment to daily exercise and offer a distraction from what’s going on in the world, and provide an opportunity to learn more about the rich history of Fareham Borough.

The map can be downloaded as a PDF below, and on our homepage.  Although it is free, as a not for profit hit hard by the pandemic we welcome donations, and you can do so via the Donate button below




fareham heritage trail                                                       please click on the image to automatically download a full size map. 

All Live Art Local News will be here now…

 

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After four years of running our news via our sister site, sticksgallery.co.uk (why the huge time lag between our last post and this one) , Live Art Local has decided to reinstate the Live Art Local news section.  Rather than be redirected to the Sticks blog this will be your new home for all Live Art Local information so do come back often to find out what we’re up to!

Your Art in a Magazine

YOUR ART IN A MAGAZINE!

So it’s that time of year again, South Central are once again on the lookout for interesting, challenging, or beautiful work for it’s winter edition.  South Central is  the Art and Culture magazine for the south central region of the UK and is available at various locations about the region.

Artists interested in being featured must send a high res image of their work (at least 300dpi, this is best print quality and you can click on “properties” to make sure this is at the right level), their name, the title and materials of the piece and their website,  by midnight on Sunday 30th October, to editorial@southcentral.co.uk.

All selected artists will be informed before Saturday 5th November.

Journeys Festival International is HERE!

So tomorrow is the launch of the Portsmouth leg of Journeys Festival International.  This yearly event is a celebration of the amazing stories and talent of refugee artists and through its program it aims to create a “positive interface” with the community.

Over twelve days there is an assortment of paid for and free events where people are invited to watch, to view, to listen and most importantly, to participate with the work of refugee artists; learning more about their stories and engaging with their practice.

Nikos Papadopolous, from Plasticobolism
Nikos Papadopolous, from Plasticobolism

Events range from the container project, know as the “Well-Come” project where 10 young artists from the refugee and asylum seeker community will work with urban artist, M-One, exploring their creativity inside the container.  To Cafe Conversations on a variety of topics related to the themes that affect refugees and the wider world; to a reading from Hidden  a Sunday Times book of the week by young person’s author, Miriam Halahmy; to pop-up theatre; more theatre; visual art including the work of Nikos Papadopolous’ Plasticobolism series which will be viewable around the city (you can find our more about the work here) and later in The Container Project.

 

We will be checking in with quite a lot of the work over the coming twelve days and will keep you updated, our highlights will also feature in the Winter edition of South Central.

To view the catalogue visit http://issuu.com/artreach4/docs/jfi_a5_brochureportsmouth_digital/4?e=25748967/39138086

 

Exhibition Opportunity enter the Fareham Art Open NOW!

Fareham Art Open Submissions closing in 3 days

This Saturday see’s the close of the Fareham Art Open submission.  This is a great Exhibition opportunity and artists who wish to enter this yearly competition to be in with the chance of a solo show in Sticks Gallery main space and £100 cash must get their work in by midnight Saturday to have a chance.

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Entering is simple!  It is FREE for Sticks Gallery Affiliate Artists to enter work, including Bronze members (who only pay between £3 and £10 a quarter) and they can do so by visiting here.

If you are not a member and you would like to join to access many opportunities for Artists, FREE exhibition opportunities, selling opportunities, artist development opportunities, social gatherings and more then please visit “JOIN

 

Or to enter by donating £3 to help our work making the arts accessible to all and supporting artists please do so here

SOUTH CENTRAL SEEKING SUBMISSIONS

Calling all artists, writers and photographers.  We are currently seeking submissions for the next issue of South Central, the Art and Culture magazine for the south central region of England.  South Central is printed quarterly and is available in our shop, by subscription and at stockists throughout the region.  We are a small publication and at present cannot pay for contributions but all contributors get full credit, a link to their work and a free copy of the magazine.

 

We are particularly interested in publishing new writing, whether that be articles, essays, poetry or fiction.

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Every issue we feature different artists from the south central region (Poole to Chichester, IOW to Newbury) and their work; if you would like us to feature you then please get in touch with examples of your work and we will contact you if successful.  One artist will be chosen as the cover artwork.

 

Email badhofbauer@southcentral.co.uk with “SOUTHCENTRAL submission” in the subject heading

 

INTERN OPPORTUNITY ARTS ORGANISATION HANTS

INTERN OPPORTUNITY ARTS ORGANISATION HANTS

Sticks Gallery/ Live Art Local CIC is on the lookout for an intern to join our small but perfectly formed team.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in Contemporary Art and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Understanding/experience of blogging platforms/ social media desirable.

Age is not an issue, nor is experience in a similar role.

 

 

THE ROLE:

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Help out in Sticks Gallery one day a week during exhibitions (4 hrs a week)
  • Help with one off events, such as Fun Palaces
  • Help with the install/deinstall of exhibitions
  • Distributing Flyers
  • Writing blog posts/ general website contributions
  • Input/Upload information and exhibition details to online directories
  • General Arts Administration duties and other roles as required

 

IN RETURN:

Although this is an UNPAID position there are a number of benefits to the role; these are as laid out below:

  • Experience in a new up and coming arts organisation
  • Space to work upstairs when not on duty in the gallery (during opening hours or when other staff member there)
  • FREE Membership of Sticks Affiliate Artists
  • £10 a week travel/food allowance
  • Chance for progression and to run own projects (dependent on funding)

If you would like to apply for this role then please send an email to beth@sticksgallery.co.uk detailing why you want the role; what you can bring to the role and what experience you have in the areas we have specified.

 

We will get back to everyone who contacts us.

 

 

Solo Show Opportunity for Artists Working in 2D

This is an opportunity for an artist or collective working in any 2D media, including illustration and graphic design to have a solo exhibition at our Garbos space in Southsea.

This exhibition will run for a period of 2 months and is a chance to showcase your talent to a wider audience and to make art matter in the community.

Our Garbos Gallery space is situated in the heart of Southsea, inside the modern Garbos salon and yet separate from it.  Sticks Gallery/Live Art Local CIC took over management of this space from Island City Art and before that Add Art, so it has a history of showcasing great emerging artists.

There is no theme and the only prerequisite is that work submitted is not offensive (graphic nudity, swear words, concerning religion, etc) and ready to be hung.  This means that work must be framed (if required), with loops or D-Rings at the back and wire or cord connecting them (mirrorplates are not an option).  The gallery wall uses a hanging system and no work is attached to the wall itself.  Due to this box canvases also need to come with hanging wire.  Works on paper can be hung without a frame with the use of clips that we can supply.

This space can accommodate between 1 large (2x2m) piece or numerous smaller pieces.

Our current exhibition in this space, Andrew De Bere’s “Painting with Light” has been very popular and half of the pieces have already sold.  If you wish to see his work it is on display until our next exhibition in the space.

Andrew de bere flyer

 

You can submit to this open call either as a guest with a one off donation of £3.  We are a not for profit organisation and this money helps us to carry on our work and contributes to the exhibition costs.  There is no other money involved.  To submit work please pay your donation via paypal. Upon payment you will be redirected to a form where you will be asked to complete your details and upload up to 4 examples of your work.




 

OR for FREE as an Affiliate Artist.

Affiliate Artists can log in to the Affiliate Artists site and submit via http://affiliateartists.sticksgallery.co.uk/stickslive-art-local-cic-opportunities/.  To become a member is easy, you just need to visit http://affiliateartists.sticksgallery.co.uk/join/.  Once your membership is approved you will be able to enter all of our call outs for FREE, attend crit groups, workshops, meetups and more all as part of your membership.

 

Please note this opportunity closes on Sunday 24th April at midday  and we will notify the successful artist by Monday 25th April.   The exhibition runs from 2nd May until 4th July.  Work can be sold during this time.

Disabled and Elderly to put Fareham’s History on the map

Live Art Local CIC/ Sticks Gallery would love to let you all in on a little secret………

A few months ago we applied for some funding to run a series of workshops examining the history of Fareham borough with older, isolated people living in the borough; families with disabled children and adults with learning disabilities. These workshops would culminate in an exhibition and the publication of a new heritage trail map for Fareham.

We are very pleased and excited to announce that on Friday we received confirmation that we had been successful in our grant application. The workshops will run this summer and will be a chance for our chosen groups to get creative, make new friends, learn new skills, find out about Fareham’s history and produce an exhibition and history trail they can feel proud of.

After publication the heritage trail will be available to buy and all monies from the sale of the map will be divided between Live Art Local CIC and charities/groups that help those groups working on the project.

We will be posting more information in due course