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Lead Artist call-out, Artists Together 2024/25. (St Helens)

Lead Artist call-out – Artists Together 2024/25. (St Helens)

Artists Together is a peer-led artist-development programme funded by Arts Council England via St Helens Arts in Libraries NPO. The programme aims to support all artists who are based in St Helens, but attendees to date primarily work in visual and mixed-media arts.

Building on the successes of the Artists Together programme, St Helens Arts in Libraries NPO is now looking for applications from people who may wish to lead Artists Together for the period: May 2024 – March 2025.

We are interested in hearing from individuals or collectives who have a vision for and commitment to:

  • Responding to the ideas of a range of artists in St Helens, whilst generating opportunities for artists to give each other peer-support, and access professional developmental opportunities.
  • Creating spaces and opportunity for artists to test, share and create new work. Nurturing & strengthening the Artists Together network by inviting artists of all to meet each other, share skills, experience & celebrate their practice.
  • We would expect the Artists Together – Lead Artist to:
  • Provide regular group sessions with Artists Together attendees either online or in person as appropriate.
  • Offer 1:1 support sessions to Artists Together attendees as appropriate.
  • Engage Artists Together attendees actively in the co-design and delivery of the year’s programme.
  • Explore opportunities to raise the profile of St Helens based artists across the North West and Nationally.

If you’re interested in applying for the Lead Artist position, please fill out our expression of interest form at – https://forms.office.com/e/Dt6qZhWN97

Alternatively, if you would like to have an informal conversation regarding this opportunity, please contact Jim Valentine-Burrows, our Arts in Libraries Officer, at jamesvalentine-burrows@sthelens.gov.uk.

Deadline: Midnight, Friday 3rd May 2024

St Helens Borough Council Arts Council England

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