Mackerel Sky Events

Mackerel Sky Events / Opportunities / Fri 21 Oct 2016

Call for artists (paid)

Call for artists (paid)


We are seeking artists, story tellers and craft workshop leaders for installations, workshops and performances in Torquay during November and December. Artists do not have to be Torbay based, however it is preferential.

We need proposals for creative installations on the theme of the carol ‘I saw three ships….’ that are sufficiently resilient to last all through the festive season (26 Nov – 27 Dec).
The fee is £1300 including materials. We are seeking 4 installation artists.
Please send your installation ideas and a summary of your experience and also indicate if your concept would be suitable for outdoor installation.

We need 4 storytellers to tell stories of Christmas and the sea throughout the day on 26 November 2016. Please send us your suggestions of stories to tell and a summary of your experience.
The fee is £175 per storyteller per day (one prep day, one performance day)

Lantern artists:
We are seeking up to 4 lantern artists to run workshop sessions on 10 December to create floating lanterns. Please send us your suggestions of the lanterns you could facilitate making and a summary of your experience.
The fee is £175 per artist per day (one prep day, one workshop day).

Craft workshop leaders:
We are looking for up to 4 craft workshop leaders on the theme of ‘I saw three ships…’ to run workshops (indoor and outdoor where appropriate) on 3 December. Please send your suggestions of what you could make in the workshops and a summary of your experience.
The fee is £175 per workshop leader per day (one workshop day) plus up to £150 for materials.

If you are interested in any of the above contracts, please submit your application to by 8pm on 21 October 2016.

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