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Freelance Artist, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Freelance Artist, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Freelance Artist

£240 day rate (£120 per half day)

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art works with a team of Freelance Artists who deliver one-off workshops, commissioned activities and artwork and some longer term projects and residencies with a range of school groups, children and their families, communities and young people as part of our Learning and Civic Engagement Programme. These activities take place within BALTIC and, increasingly offsite in community spaces in the Tyne and Wear area and the wider North East region.

For more information on BALTIC’s Learning and Civic Engagement Programme please visit

We are currently looking for 4 regionally based artists to join our existing team and to work with us on a freelance basis. Although we are interested in all applications, we are particularly keen to hear from artists with any the following skills, knowledge or experience:

  • Socially engaged and collaborative arts practice
  • Digital arts practice
  • Performance and theatrical practice
  • Illustration arts practice
  • Costume design arts practice

Availability must include weekends. BALTIC is working towards achieving diversity and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

How to apply 

Please visit details on how to apply for this role.

Or follow this direct link to the application form:

Closing date:   Tuesday 7th May 2019

Interview date:            Tuesday 4th June 2019

If successful you will be required to attend an induction at BALTIC. Freelance Artist work at BALTIC is offered on condition of DBS clearance which BALTIC provides, receipt of two satisfactory references and acceptance of terms laid out in BALTIC’s Freelance Agreement.

Must have eligibility to work in the UK.

BALTIC is committed to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We are inviting people with different skills, experiences and backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. We encourage applications from those who consider themselves as having a minority representation in this field.