Vacancies & Opportunities

AA2A project (Artists Access to Art Colleges)

The AA2A project (Artists Access to Art Colleges) is offering around 65 placements, giving artists and designer makers the opportunity to undertake a period of research or realise a project using art college facilities e.g. workshops, IT facilities, lending library, and lecture programme.  AA2A schemes aim to benefit students and institutions through their interaction with practising artists.

  • Access is free, for at least 100 hours, between Oct 2015 and April 2016
  • AA2A has a Hardship Fund, primarily for artists on benefits providing support of up to £200
  • Closing dates for applications vary but all are in September 2015
  • Artists on AA2A schemes run from 2013 to 2014 or before can now reapply
  • All applicants must have at least one year’s professional practice
  • M.A. students with at least one year’s experience as an artist, can apply in the same year they graduate
  • Applicants should be able to work with minimal technical support

To see current AA2A artists’ work go to http://aa2a.biz or read previous artists’ stories here. AA2A particularly welcomes applications from applicants with disabilities, from culturally diverse backgrounds and non-graduates.   Applications are only available directly from host institutions and listings are roughly North to South. For a map and list of the 16 schemes with links to their application information, visit: http://www.aa2a.org/colleges. For full eligibility and details of how to apply, visit: http://www.aa2a.org/apply. If you cannot contact an institution repeatedly, please let us know by emailing info@aa2a.biz.