Opportunities

Artist Opportunities:

Society of East Anglian WatercolouristsSelected Works Exhibition :
Babylon Gallery. Deadline for entries 24 September.

For further information and an entry form please visit: www.seaw.co.uk  Or email: ContactSEAW@Gmail.com

The Society of East Anglian Watercolourists is a vibrant and growing organisation with membership drawn from artists in all corners of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedfordshire and Essex. It is the Society’s aim to bring watercolour in all its myriad forms and subtleties to a wider audience.

All works in the Selected Works Exhibition are selected on merit by a panel of expert judges - visitors will have the opportunity to view and purchase paintings from some of the finest watercolourists working in Britain today.

This year the Society is once again delighted to be holding the Selected Exhibition at the Babylon Gallery in the beautiful cathedral city of Ely, Cambridgeshire. The Gallery is the city’s second most visited attraction after Ely Cathedral with over 20,000 visitors a year. It is fully licensed, with disabled access and plentiful free parking nearby. Awards There will be a wide range of prizes and awards presented to artists at the exhibition including the prestigious Royal Watercolour Society President’s Award.

Tindalls opportunities
One of Babylon ARTS' gallery sponsors Tindalls are looking for keen artists to demonstrate their skills in their Ely Shop between 10am - 4pm on Saturdays. If you work in any of the following disciplines: watercolour, acrylic, oils, pastels, sketching, silk painting, glass painting, porcelain painting, manga painting and are interested please ask in store at 4 Market Place, Ely CB7 4NP.


We're seeking a new Chairperson for our Board of Trustees

Can you help us to achieve our ambitions as a charity committed to inspiring, developing and delivering quality arts events and activities to engage communities across rural Cambridgeshire and beyond?

Operating from our beautiful micro arts centre in Ely, our small team is having a big impact locally and across Fenland and Forest Heath. This is an exciting time to join the organisation as Chairperson, as we embark on a new phase of our development.

For more information about the role of Chairperson for Babylon ARTS download the Recruitment Information.

If you're interested in applying, please complete and return the Expression of Interest Form by 10am Monday 29th October 2018.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Claire Somerville on 07445 127816.

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Volunteer opportunities:

Get involved! If you are interested in helping out at Babylon ARTS we have regular volunteer opportunities including stewarding at Ely Cinema, Live events, Gallery exhibitions, Project and Festival events as well as helping in the office with tasks such as marketing, fundraising, leaflet distribution and box office. We develop and train our volunteers, offering people the chance to ‘shadow’ more experienced volunteers and volunteers get the chance to see our films and live events free of charge. You will need to complete an application and attend an informal interview before being accepted.
 


My story: Pamela Johnson, Trustee
'As a trustee I've had the chance to share the passion of all the team and been able to increase the organisation's resources in fundraised income and staff capacity over the last two years so that the charity can carry on doing what audiences love. This has built a real sense of achievement for Babylon Arts, which has seen a growth in audiences and donated income as a result. While it has been hard work and involved challenge, meeting new people connected with the charity who are passionate to make a difference, has made this even more worthwhile.



See our Jobs page for more information on current opportunities.

Volunteer Form available here


Work experience placements:

We have very limited opportunities for work experience placements, if you are interested an approach should be made through your school, college or university to office@babylonarts.org.uk. Minimum age 16 years, we have no maximum age.


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