Work as an artist. Develop your networks. Build your creative future.

We are looking for 4 young people to take part in a paid 6 month opportunity to set yourself up as a freelancer, make and show your own work and get mentoring.

Ages: 16 – 25

Deadline for applications: 12pm (noon) on 25th November 2019

Interview day: Thursday 5th December

Project start: January 2020

End of Project: June 2020

Where: The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

Contact: [email protected] 0117 947 7948



What’s offered?

  • Studio space
  • Professional mentoring
  • Work placements / professional experience
  • Money to make new work
  • Showcase opportunities of new work
  • Professional business support
  • Help in setting yourself up as a freelance practitioner
  • 8 hours a week of paid work as a freelancer at Creative Youth Network to plan and run workshops for other young people

What we are looking for

We are looking for four young artists, musicians, dancers, choreographers, performers, writers, designers… basically anyone with a creative vision, idea and passion. You should be committed and motivated at the start of your creative profession and career. With a drive and passion for making new work and developing yourself but you may not have had the opportunity to do so before.

Want to find out more before applying?

Come into The Station for our Friday drop-in sessions and meet someone from the team who can tell you more about it:

  • Fri 8th Nov 10am-1pm
  • Fri 22nd Nov 10am-1pm

Ready to apply? 

All you need to do to apply is answer these questions:

  • Introduce yourself – tell us your name, where you live and what age you are.
  • Tell us about your creativity – what art form do you work in?
  • Why would you like to be part of the project?
  • What could you bring to the freelance role of working with young people?
  • If you were given £200 to spend on making a new piece of work what would you make?
  • Contact details
  • Please also include an example of your work