The Opportunities Section features up-to-date, handpicked job
listings; information about funding and grants; call-outs for
competitions and events as well as information about workspace on
offer in Edinburgh
Wow247: Call for Illustrators
Deadline 31 July 2014
WOW247 is the new UK events and entertainment
channel from Johnston Press. More than just another listings site,
WOW247 is the insider's guide to your city, with the need-to-know
news, locals' tips, movie and music coverage and guides that cover
every angle from cheap eats to craft beer bars.
They are looking for an illustrator to add a unique visual
identity to the Wow247 insiders guide.
To apply please submit a cv and attach some examples of your
This is a paid opportunity, open to both students &
freelance illustrators. Contact Beatrice Sgorbani
for further details /and to submit your interest firstname.lastname@example.org
Win £5,000 for your charity, as well as bespoke
mentoring support and media training. Deadline for entries is 25
The Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition is now open
for entry. The 117th SSA Annual Exhibition will be held in the
Royal Scottish Academy Building's entire upper galleries in 2014
from 5-20 December. There are two different deadlines depending on
the type of work you wish to submit:
3 August: Deadline for online digital submission of
installation, *sound, *film, performance and large-scale work (over
180cm in any direction)
14 September: Deadline for online digital submission of all work
Scottish Book Trust's annual awards for new writers is
now open for applications. Awardees receive a £2000 cash prize,
training and more. Deadline for entries is 5
The award which was launched in 2012 aims to demonstrate the
huge impact that design and innovation makes to the way we live and
work. The winner of the ward will receive a prize of £5,000, funded
by Creative Scotland. Deadline for entries is 5 September.
The Festival Academy's 2015 Atelier for Young Festival
Managers, initiated by the European Festivals Association
(EFA), will take place from 21-27 March 2015 in Beirut, Lebanon, in
collaboration with the Beiteddine Art Festival. Young festival
managers from all over the world can apply until 12 September 2014
to be one of 45 participants in this 7-day training programme led
by 10 renowned festival directors.
The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra
Awards, Europe's most prestigious prize in the heritage field is
now open for applications. Every year, it honours outstanding
heritage achievements by architects, craftsmen, cultural heritage
experts, volunteers, schools, local communities, heritage owners
and the media. The deadline is 15 October 2014.
The René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking is open to
printmakers and students of printmaking, of any nationality and
with no age limit. Several prizes can be awarded by the Jury and
the internet users worth 5000 €, 3000 € and 2000 €.
Deadline for registration is 24 October 2014.