Artist Survival Guide #09

In this, our ninth itineration of our weekly Artist Survival Guide, we’re continuing to promote the opportunities, resources, and cultural experiences available during lockdown.

Southampton City Council have released details of a new grant. The Mayflower 400 grant is available to local community, voluntary and social enterprise organisations in Southampton applying for between £1,000 and £3,000.

A new Open Call by UK New Artists seeks artists in the first 10 years of their career and based anywhere in the UK to apply for a UKNA City Takeover of Leicester. Exhibition fee, travel and accommodation are all included for those selected.

Visual Arts South West have compiled a page of COVID-19 resources for visual artists on their website.

Art Fund are offering students the paid opportunity to do an instagram interview of a staff member at a gallery or museum. Participating venues include Hastings Contemporary and Watts Museum in Surrey. Deadline is 26th May.

There’s still time to apply to the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize before the 24th June deadline.

Elephant Magazine have picked out a great selection of Art Board Games to help tackle any lockdown boredom.

Christie’s have picked out a diverse range of arts based podcasts to listen to. Not to be outdone, fellow Auctioneers, Sotheby’s have put together a reading list with books suggested by their own book department specialists.

The Arts at University of Southampton blog has a round-up of 10 cultural things to do in Southampton including John Hitchen’s exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery and Solent Showcase Gallery’s upcoming show with The Fandangoe Kid.

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