Eye Candy, a Festival of Visual Pop Culture, will be taking place in Birmingham on 11-14th October this year. Fused has several new public art commissions available to illustrators, artists and designers, and typographers for prominent locations in Southside. The deadline is Friday 17th August.
Also part of Eye Candy is a commission for artists from new café Le Truc, deadline also 17th August.
Recent visual arts graduates from across the West Midlands are invited to show their work at a high profile multi-site exhibition. In addition 5 bursaries are being offered. Organised by BM&AG with the Barber Institute and Grand Union, applications for both the exhibition and bursaries are open. The deadline for submissions is 5pm, Friday 14 September and more information can be found here.
Creative Shift are a company based at the Birmingham Hippodrome who specialise in offering training and consultancy to creative businesses. They have just announced the dates of their new half- and full-day skill building courses.
Birmingham Zine Festival is taking place in October and they are looking for zines and comics for their reading table, particularly ones suitable for children and teens, music zines, and from the LGBTQ community.
Our Monstrous Bastard Child is an intensive two week workshop of performance, intervention and collaboration. The workshops will be led by celebrated theatre maker Mark Storor and Birmingham-based Friction Arts.