Closed: VWEX - UKNA :Spend a week with national arts organisation, UK New Artists, gain a Bronze Arts Award
UK New Artists
is an unique opportunity to spend the week (digitally!) with UK New Artists,
learning all about jobs in the arts industry and gaining a qualification in the
New Artists (formerly UK Young Artists) champions the next generation of
creativity. We work with artists across all art forms on local, national and
international projects, providing opportunities to connect and collaborate with
like minded creatives around the globe.
five day placement will include learning about how our company and the industry
works, plus the chance to meet some of our staff and artist alumni to gain
career insights throughout. You will learn about the arts from a number of
angles - audience member, participant and artist, complete a mini project and
learn new skills including review writing, interviewing and teaching. As
part of the placement students will complete the Bronze Arts Award
through online events and activities.
applying please note:
who have not previously had work experience, do not have access to other
opportunities (such as via parents) and qualify for FSM or Pupil Premium are
especially encouraged to apply.
Due to the time available and the breadth of the industry it is impossible to
cover all art forms so please ensure that you would be interested to learn
about a range of disciplines within the arts industry
sure to read all the details as applications will be selected based on
enthusiasm and open-mindedness for this specific opportunity, organisation and
As this is a virtual work experience opportunity approximately 50% of the
activities will be self-led. For example, you might spend a couple
of hours with UKNA or an artist in the morning, and then complete self led
tasks in the afternoon.
The Bronze Arts Award is a Level 1 qualification. Work is completed via the
creation of a portfolio of evidence of the work completed. All resources and
the examination fees required to complete the award will be provided by UK New
PLEASE NOTE: This placement is a VIRTUAL placement and does NOT require students to attend a physical office. Details about how to access the placement will be sent to students when they are successful.
Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:
Understanding more about the sector
Great For Students Who Are:
Willing to learn
Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
Passion: What cause(s) are you are passionate about? Please also explain why.
Creative: What would you create if you were given £100,000 tomorrow?
•What would you consider the `perfect lesson` and who would you like to teach it?