Are you seeking to expand your artistic practice in public spaces and places? 

Do you live, work or study in Kirklees, West Yorkshire? 

Do you want to refine your engagement & consultation skills and deepen your understanding of how artists work in public spaces? 


This is a unique opportunity for an early career artist to shadow an experienced artist who will be delivering a creative public engagement commission in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire.

The commission is currently in development and will be a participatory photography/ portraiture-based commission that connects local people in Dewsbury with the regeneration and changes happening in their town, how the town feels and how they hope it will feel in the future. 

Key Details: 

Deadline for applications is Monday 20th February 2023, 10am

Fee is £2,000

Delivery Dates – approx. 10 days expected over the period March – September 2023

Download the full Artist Brief below for more information and details about how to apply.

Mentee Artist Brief


Image Credit: Tessella by Saba Rifat, Photo Lucille Moore


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