Free artist training programme that harnesses local talent and builds community capacity.
The Artists Mentoring Programme is for those who are currently unemployed or under-employed, and focusses on a structured programme of training and hands-on experience in community engagement practice, reaching hundreds of people in local communities via bespoke projects. Artists will also be eligible to receive a travel budget.
After the programme, artists will be equipped with the tools and skills needed to have a viable and sustainable career within participatory and community settings or to support the development of a self-employed portfolio career. Key benefits are the additional one-to-one professional creative and business Mentoring support offered to each trainee, from skilled and respected Mentors, and access to industry contacts and networks.