Female artist and young male student work together on creating an artwork using paint and paper

Arts Connect are looking to work with a freelance visual artist with experience of working with young people in education and gallery settings to lead a work-based learning placement programme for 3 visual art degree students from the University of Wolverhampton.

The commissioned artist will work with the university students to develop their understanding of the role of a freelance artist and build their confidence and practical skills around delivering art workshops with young people in school and gallery settings. Each university student will be allocated a Wolverhampton based partner school (primary and secondary) to undertake their work-based learning placement.

  • Online information and Q&A session: Thursday 23rd June 4.30-5pm Register in advance here
  • Submission deadline: Friday 22nd July
  • Selection process: Week beginning 1st August
  • Decisions released: Friday 12th August

For full information about this opportunity, and how to submit a proposal, please click here

If you have any questions please contact Becky Thompson