Professional resources for visual artists







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Diversify Photo

Diversify Photo is a community of BIPOC and non-western photographers, editors, and visual producers working to break with the predominantly colonial and patriarchal eye through which history and the mass media has seen and recorded the images of our time. Our international online database is used by editors at major media outlets seeking to diversify their rosters of visual storytellers. We also create networking, exhibiting, speaking, community-building, and resource-sharing opportunities for our members.

Jobs.ac.uk

An international job board for careers in academic, research, science and related professions operated from and by the University of Warwick.

Photo Assistant

Platform that connects photographers with assistants.

If You Could Jobs

Built by creatives, for creatives, it’s a quick and easy way to browse hundreds of opportunities across the industry. Whether you’re taking your first step or making your next move, from big agencies to boutique studios, full-time to freelance, our team reviews every role to make sure it’s relevant. And of course, every position pays at least minimum wage.

DRAW Recruitment

At DRAW we’re passionate about matching the best candidates to brilliant roles in the arts. Our industry-leading reputation is built on our strong relationships with clients and candidates and our understanding of – and endless passion for – the art world.

Create Jobs

Since 2011, we have been responding to aspiring creatives and employer needs by co-designing training programmes, brokering job opportunities and developing networks. By 2030, we will have supported the next generation of talent into 40,000 new jobs. What we do: Training Programmes - We co-design industry based training with top employers; Opportunities - We help young creatives in to paid employment; Connections - We connect talent to mentors and peers.

Charity Job

CharityJob connects not-for-profit organisations with the most passionate candidates in the charity sector. We believe in helping candidates learn more about the charity sector and helping them find the best opportunities.

Angel List

Join the world’s largest startup community Experience the startup ecosystem — invest in startups, research the fastest-growing companies, and find a job you love.

Creative Lives in Progress

Creative Lives in Progress (formerly Lecture in Progress) is an inclusive creative careers resource, on a mission to transform the way emerging talent access, understand and connect with the industry.

Prospects

Prospects are the experts in graduate careers. We help to guide students and graduates to a bright future with unrivalled information, advice and opportunities

Behance

Creative Jobs - Discover your next career move, freelance gig, or internship.

Eurodesk

Find your next journey abroad.
Arts Jobs

Arts Council Jobs Portal with listings for visual arts, film, dance, photography, museum, crafts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, theatre and music jobs.

Run The Check

Applying for a job isn’t easy. Here at Run The Check we simplify it for you and most importantly your applicants. Our main goal is to make creative jobs accessible for all. Exposure doesn’t pay bills. We only advertise paid positions.

The Association of Photographers

The Association of Photographers was first formed in 1968 as the Association of Fashion and Advertising Photographers. The Association's aims are: to promote and protect the worth and standing of its members, to vigorously defend, educate and lobby for the interests and rights of all photographers, especially in the commercial photographic industry.

The Dots

A platform for networking and job-finding in the creative industry. 
Be discovered by world-leading companies. Thousands of companies use The Dots to hire & discover talent.

UAL: Creative Opportunities

The go-to jobs board for creative students and graduates. 

Creative Access

Our mission is to support talented people from groups that are under-represented in terms of ethnicity, socio-economic background and disability; not just enter the creative industries, but to thrive when they get in. Only then will the industry truly reflect and engage broader society.We are a social enterprise, unrivalled in diverse recruitment, training and inclusion. We work with organisations across the whole creative economy. Creative Access is largely funded by our employer partners who are committed to improving diversity and inclusion within their organisations, wholeheartedly. All profits go back into growing, training and supporting our community.

Nonviable Jobs

Lifeboats from the live events industry, open for submissions and wailing. 

Agents for Change

We are a group of visual artists’ agents that have come together as a collective resource to challenge inequality in our industry. We participate in workshops and mentoring programs, offer work placements and explore other opportunities to broaden the horizons for minority groups in the industries of advertising and commercial visual arts.

Creative Jobs | The Guardian

Find & apply for the latest creative jobs in media on the Guardian Jobs website. To be notified of a creative job in media, be sure to sign up for email alerts. Visit our media jobs section for more jobs in the media industry.

DiscoverCreative.Careers

Discover! Creative Careers is an initiative by the UK creative industries to make it easier for young people to find careers in the creative industries. It was originally funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. 

SocialFixIt

SocialFixIt is a Facebook group ran by Mercedes Benson. In the group there are many posts featurin opportunities from junior to CEO in the creative industry.

Creative Pool

Life-changing jobs and gigs.


Mentorship & Support


I LIKE NETWORKING

I LIKE NETWORKING is a platform which aims to support women and non-binary professionals looking for a career in the creative and cultural industry and those who already work in the field but feel stuck.

The Photography Foundation

Creating pathways to professional photography for less advantaged young adults in London through education, professional development and alternative routes to creative careers.


Open calls & Opportunity listings


ArtRabbit

ArtRabbit provides a crowd-sourced database of contemporary art events, allowing art professionals and enthusiasts alike to have access to and easily navigate the uneven terrain of contemporary art. In addition, ArtRabbit has a montly updated page with opportunities for artists.

Curator Space

CuratorSpace is a project management toolkit for curators, organisers, galleries, and artists. It is designed to take the hassle out of managing exhibitions, competitions, fairs, and a whole lot more.

LENSCRATCH

LENSCRATCH is an online platform dedicated to supporting and celebrating the photographic arts and photographic artists through exposure, discussion, community collaboration, and education. Our goal is to provide a forum for rich critical and cultural discourse on the complex role this medium plays in the world, always aiming to reflect the vast array of voices and perspectives within our photographic community. Through grants, awards, exhibitions, and dedicated features, LENSCRATCH also seeks to uplift emerging and student artists who will be the next generation shaping the power and purpose of this wonderful medium.

Creative Scotland

Creative opportunities uploaded by Scotland’s creative people.

ACAVA 

Association for Cultural Advancement through Visual Art is an arts organisation and educational charity. Every Thursday we issue featured opportunities for creatives ending soon.

The Curator Ship

A platform for artists and curators in the field of photography and visualarts.


Artquest

Artquest uses research about visual artists working conditions, career barriers, and motivations to develop the professional information, advice and projects that they need.

Fast Forward

Fast Forward is designed to promote and engage with women in photography across the globe. We intend to provoke new debate and ensure that we are in the news and in the history books. There are millions of women in the world of photography and now is the time to arrest the process of forgetting that so frequently erases women from the burgeoning histories of photography and shed light on new ways of thinking, showing, discussing and distributing our work.

Art Licks

Art Licks is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the work of early career practitioners and artist-led activity across the UK, championing new ways of working together. Art Licks also have a page with opportunities.

Res Artis

We are the worldwide professional body for arts residencies, ensuring sustainability and development of the field through enabling connection and facilitating professional development for our member organisations.

On the Move

Cultural mobility information network.

Arts Numeriques

Digital arts monitoring laboratory.

Art Connect

Discover, compare, and apply to current open calls by leading art organizations around the world.


Online libraries


Monoskop

Monoskop is a wiki, blog and a repository aggregating, documenting and mapping works, artists and intiatives related to the avant-gardes, media arts and theory and activism.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

Memory of the World

An online repository of books.

UbuWeb

UbuWeb can be construed as the Robin Hood of the avant-garde, but instead of taking from one and giving to another, we’re giving to all. UbuWeb is as much about the legal and social ramifications of its self-created distribution and archiving system as it is about the content it hosts.

Walker: Living Collections Catalogue

Each volume of the Living Collections Catalogue includes media-rich essays on broader themes as well as in-depth investigations of specific works of art. Featured works link to records in the Walker’s collections database, where additional information about the artists and artworks is available. Implicit in the concept of a “living catalogue” is the dynamic nature of an online volume about the Walker’s collections.

Elephind

Search the world’s historical newspaper archives.

Core

The world’s largest collection of open access research papers.

PhilPapers

The largest open access archive in philosophy.
Academia.edu

Academia is the easiest way to share papers with millions of people across the world for free.

Research Gate

Access 130+ million publications and connect with 20+ million researchers. Join for free and gain visibility by uploading your research.

Arts and Culture Google

Google Arts & Culture is an online platform of high-resolution images and videos of artworks and cultural artifacts from partner cultural organizations throughout the world.

Afterall

Afterall is a Research Centre of University of the Arts London, located at Central Saint Martins. Afterall focuses its research activities on the value of contemporary art and its relation to wider society.

Let’s Re-make

We started the library as way to gather, look at, and catalog a groundswell of optimistic and visionary activities in the late 1960s and early 1970s. We had discussions about the similarities between a handful of books we knew of, and the culture of Mess Hall, an experimental cultural center in Chicago that we were active in for many years.

The Photographer’s Green Book Directory

The Photographer’s Green Book (PGB) is a resource hub for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy within the lens-based art community.

Art Theory /// Texts, Writings & Manifestos

A chronological database of art theory texts.




Watch & Listen


Art 21

Art21 is a celebrated global leader in presenting thought-provoking and sophisticated content about contemporary art, and the go-to place to learn first-hand from the artists of our time. A nonprofit organization, Art21’s mission is to inspire a more creative world through the works and words of contemporary artists.

Louisiana Channel

Louisiana Channel is a non-profit website based at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, Denmark. With Louisiana Channel as a platform, Louisiana provides culture to the Internet, extending beyond the museum’s own events. The Louisiana team produces videos about art and culture on an ongoing basis. New videos are posted at the site every week.
Dia

Dia Art Foundation is committed to advancing, realizing, and preserving the vision of artists. Dia fulfills its mission by commissioning single artist projects, organizing exhibitions, realizing site-specific installations, and collecting in-depth the work of a focused group of artists of the 1960s and 1970s.

ICA talks

Talks and discussions held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, during the period 1982-1993, featuring leading writers, artists and filmmaker.

Podcasts


A Small Voice

This is my podcast, featuring in-depth, long-form interviews with a diverse range of talented, innovative, world-class photographers from established, award-winning and internationally exhibited stars to young and emerging talents, discussing their lives, work and process.

Arts & Ideas BBC

Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.

Magic Hour

Magic Hour is a podcast interview series with photographers and people involved in the medium. It was founded in 2016 and is hosted and produced by Jordan Weitzman.

The Halftone

The Halftone is a podcast about photography hosted by me, Eric Marth.  The show features my one-on-one conversations with photographers, printers, publishers and curators.  

Modern Art Notes

The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly, roughly hour-long interview program featuring artists, historians, authors, curators and conservators. While the program is typically studio-based, it has taped live-audience episodes at nearly a dozen American art museums, such as the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Nasher Sculpture Center. The program has published new episodes each Thursday since 2011.

The Week in Art (The Art Newspaper)

From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world’s big stories with the help of special guests. 

Bow Down: Women in Art History

Bow Down is a podcast about significant women artists from the past, hosted by Jennifer Higgie, editor at large at Frieze. Women have been expressing themselves since the beginning of time. Yet, ask around and you’ll find that most people struggle to name even one non-male artist from before the 20th century. For each 20-minute episode, Jennifer invites an artist, writer, historian or curator to nominate an artist to whom we should all … well, bow down. 
The Artsy Podcast

Artsy's team of editors takes you behind the scenes of the art world, talking everything from art history to the latest market news.

Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast

What we talk about when we talk about art. Each episode pairs two exceptional makers and thinkers discussing how art shapes, elevates, and shifts our point of view—and the surprising twists and turns of the creative process.

Foam Talks

Each episode of Foam Talks: Talent Edition focusses on one artist. In the series, we aim to evoke a conversation around their approach and offer an insight into the discourses surrounding a specific project. In addition, we contextualise our insights within the photography field while not forgetting the personal stories and dreams behind it.

Nearest Truth

Our objective is to circulate interviews, conversations and have a general dialogue about contemporary photography and a few other topics that interest us from music to cinema and literature.

The Lonely Palette

Each episode of The Lonely Palette, creator and host Tamar Avishai picks an object du jour, interviews unsuspecting passers-by in front of it, and then dives deeply into the movement, the social context, the anecdotes, and anything and everything else that will make it as exciting to you as it is to her.

PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf

Sasha Wolf, author of PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice, continues her conversations with friends, photographers she represents, and photographers she has always wanted to speak with.

Royal Academy of Arts 

From short stories read by leading novelists to artists and experts in conversation, catch up on events at the RA with our podcasts.

Photo Ethics

Learn what we mean when we say ethical literacy and how it applies to photography.

Advice & Other resources



White Pube Resources

A collection of advice columns and other bits helpful for artists.

Art residency scams:

How to identify and avoid them.

Work It Out coaching

A free service available for women aged 18 to 30.

Apples and Snakes

England’s leading spoken word poetry organisation.

German Academic Exchange Service

Study and do research in Germany.





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