Career Resources for Artists


Arts Hub:

Artists data base:

Crafts Council:

Monthly review and exhibitions listing:

Disability Arts online:

British Arts Festivals Association:

British Council – Arts:

Candid Arts Trust:

Creative Leicestershire:

Arts Council England:

East Midlands Visual Arts Network:

Cock Pit Arts [supporting designer makers]:

Creative Leicestershire [support for arts and creative industries]:

Creative Partnerships [artists and designers working in schools]:

Cuttlefish [Art and Technology group]:

Emerge [E-magazine for arts funding, commissions etc.]:

Embrace Arts [community arts group]:

Isis Arts [art opportunities and news]:

Ixia [public art think tank]:

Leicester Print workshop:

Open studios [links to studios in UK and overseas]:

Phoenix Square Digital Cube [Leicester based Arts Centre]:

Public Art Online [the online resource for information on public art practice]:

Soft Touch Arts [Leicester based community arts group]:

The Mighty Creative’s [working with young people in the East Midlands ]:

Turning Point [support for arts and creative industries]:

British Design and Art Direction (includes work experience opportunities):

Creative Choices (good links for the creative sector):

Transition Tradition:


Creative Review :

The Artists Information Company:

Design Directory:

Work with Designers (online directory listing design companies):

AXIS (directory of practicing Artists in the UK):

Degree Show (Directory of UK Arts Degree Shows):

Creative Stoke (Directory of creative in city of Stoke):


Artyfacts (Brighton University careers newsletter detailing opportunities):

Arts Professional (UK Arts Magazine including a jobs section):

Scottish /North England Arts Newsletter:

Fine Art Magazine:

Professional Bodies

Design Management Institute:

British Institute of Professional Photography:

Creative and Cultural Skills:


British Jewellers Association:

Bench Peg [jewellery and allied trades jobs]:

Association of contemporary jewellery:

Ceramic Review:


Royal British Society of Sculptors:

Craft Space [crafts development organisation]:

Studio Pottery (Directory of potters and galleries):

British Society of Master Glass Painter:

Ceramic Industry:

Fine Art

Arts Council:

Art Advice:

The Cultural Industries Development Agency:

Art vacancies:

Arts Job finder:

Jobs directory for Independent Artists:

Arts and business creative network:

Creative Industries Initiative (The Prince’s Trust):

Access to Art college after graduation:

[The AA2A project provides placements for visual artists and design makers in higher and FE education]

Art development Coventry:

Art Quest [Art opportunities and news]:

Creative Hinckley [Leicestershire based arts group and gallery]:

Arts in Health & Community  – London Arts in Health Forum – West Midlands Arts & Health

Arts Administration

Arts Industry:

Arts Professional:

Arts Hub:

Museum Jobs:

Voluntary Arts:

British Arts Festivals Association:

Photography and Video

Association of Photographers:

British Institute of Professional Photography:

Bureau of Freelance Photographers:

Royal Photographic Society:


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