Artist Opportunities

Creative People and Places Research Opportunities

A call for proposals for two pieces of work exploring CPP’s impact on artistic practice and approaches to developing thriving cultural ecologies.

We are commissioning two separate thematic studies: the first to examine the impact of the Creative People and Places (CPP) programme on artistic practice, and the second to explore what is needed in order to create a thriving cultural ecology in areas of low engagement / access / infrastructure.

These pieces of research will help us share our learning and practice – with each other and the wider cultural sector – as well as identify ways we can continue to develop and improve how we engage in each CPP Place.

The Briefs

  1. We want to explore if and how the CPP network is influencing artistic practice in the way it commissions and engages with artists. We know there are a range of approaches to working with artists across all of the 21 Places, and we’re interested in understanding the wider impact that CPP is having on artistic practice, and the cultural sector as a whole. 
  2. We’re interested in gaining greater insight into the successes and the challenges for the CPP network in co-creating the environment for a healthy and thriving cultural ecology. We also want to understand what conditions CPP Places have created to develop a cultural ecology that enables an engagement programme to thrive.

For each brief we’re looking for a skilled researcher with a flair for writing. You will have knowledge of Creative People and Places and the broader cultural sector, and be adept at generating fresh thinking and presenting that back to people in a digestible report with recommendations. 

To find out more about the briefs and how to submit a proposal, download the documents below. 

Research brief CPP artistic practice

Research brief CPP cultural ecology

Deadline: 10am, Wednesday 28 February

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Artist Facilitators wanted for Poster workshops 

The NK Arts Partnership is seeking artist facilitators to propose a unique and exciting school’s workshop to create Circus inspired posters! The resulting posters will create a spectacle during a parade in Sleaford on the launch day of our forthcoming exhibition Circus: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture.

We are looking for a range of workshop ideas to suit primary and secondary pupils from a range of visual art forms.

Workshops will be held at local schools in Sleaford or at The National Centre for Craft and Design.

For more details please download the brief below. If you would like to apply please download the application form and return to by 9am on Monday 12 March.

Call for submissions – Workshop Facilitator (Circus posters) final

Circus workshop Facilitator Application form final


Please keep checking our page and see our partner organisations artsNK and LOV for more artistic opportunities around Lincolnshire.