A wooden spoon puppet created by a child of a woman in a purple dress is performing outside

Submission deadline: Friday 22nd July, 2022


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.


The commission will include:

  • Developing students understanding of the role of a freelance artist and how workshops are planned and delivered with young people.
  • Supporting students to set professional development goals and reflect on learning.
  • Leading planning meetings with students and their allocated partner schools.
  • Delivering a practical workshop in the 3 art students allocated schools.
  • Observing and supporting student led school workshops.


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Email Becky with any queries.

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