A list of our live opportunities and open calls. For the best success rate, we suggest that you read a bit about No Jobs in the Arts before applying. For example, you can find out more information about what we do by visiting our FAQs, looking at our manifesto, or exploring our past projects.

Title: Guest Curator (8x 0.5Days)

Deadline: Monday 18th January 2021, Midday

Description: We are seeking a guest curator to collaberate with us on a written interview series working with six local emerging artists. The activity is part of our research project to deliver connected activities supporting emerging creatives and the recovery of the visual arts post COVID-19, in the nationally affected lockdown area of Leicester/shire. As such, we are particularly keen to hear from applicants with a link to Leicester/shire (for example, those who live, work, or study in the region).

Title: No Jobs in the Arts #5

Deadline: Monday 11th January 2021, Midnight

Description: We are now taking entries for the fifth edition of the zine which will be produced in partnership with Modern Painters, New Decorators. This special edition will seek to promote work by emerging artists working, studying, or linked to the Leicestershire region. The publication will be printed and circulated throughout the region, and shared online as an accessible digital edition.

Please note: Featured artists will be paid £44. Only artist/creatives with a link to Leicestershire are eligible (for example, those who live, work, or study in the area).

Title: Introducing (digital)

Deadline: Ongoing

Description: Since May 2020, we have run a regular series of curated interviews with emerging visual artists and creatives from the region; We want to spotlight those who have a link to the East Midlands (live, work, born, study there…). We are always on the hunt for artists/creatives to profile in these features. If you would like to share your work with the No Jobs in the Arts team to be considered for this opportunity, please email a link of your artwork and a short description to:


Please note: The features are unpaid.