Call for Artists – Mud 2014


Call for Artists Mud – Appledore Visual Arts Festival

Mud 2014

Deadline: Friday 8 November

Appledore Arts are excited to share news of their next visual arts festival taking place from 29 May – 1 June 2014 in Appledore, North Devon and they are now welcoming enquiries from interested artists, participants, sponsors and partners. The theme for the festival will be ‘Mud’.

Dates: 29 May – 1 June 2014
Fee: £150 – £200 per day plus materials and travel

Call for Artists
Appledore Arts is now inviting applications from artists based on the theme of ‘Mud’.  We welcome applications from artists working across all media including visual art, performance/live art, film, digital, sound, text based work, and socially engaged practice.  We are interested in receiving proposals for any of the following categories:

  1. Events
  2. Workshops
  3. Residencies
  4. Schools Projects
  5. Festival Photographer
  6. Exhibitions and Artists Trail

Proposals should aim to intrigue and engage audiences.  Work can be for indoor or outdoor locations, made for intimate spaces as well as larger public places.

Our fee for selected artists ranges between £150 – £200 per day.  We pay expenses for materials and travel.  For those artists who require accommodation we aim to provide lodgings with local residents who are supporters of the Festival.  As part of the selection process we will discuss each project and agree a budget for materials prior to contract approval.

Application Process 
There is no application form.  Artists will be selected on the basis of an outline proposal and budget.  Please submit your costed proposal making clear your chosen category, include a CV and art work as required.  If you would like your artwork returned please include an SAE.  During December 2013 applications will be reviewed by our Selection Panel and all applicants will be informed of the outcome by mid January 2014 with artwork returned by February 2014.

For further background information please visit the Appledore Arts website:

Please send your full application to by 8 November 2013.

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