Photoworks are looking to commission a photographer or lens-based artist at any stage in their career to create a digital seasonal greeting card, to be sent out to mark the beginning of 2020, the organisation’s 25th anniversary year.

The festive greeting card will be a way of marking the change in season and Photoworks are looking for an image or artwork which is not a traditional ‘Christmas’ card but which celebrates and marks the new year for everyone. This is the first of what will become an annual commissioning opportunity and is a chance to submit a playful, seasonal image to be seen by a global digital audience.

The photograph will be used as a digital greeting card sent to our mailing lists of artists, curators, photographers and museum professionals consisting of over 13,000 people. It will also be displayed on our social media channels including our curated Instagram channel and Instagram stories, which has over 40,000 followers.

The commissioning fee for the project is £500.

Please send us a link to your website, Instagram feed or portfolio if you have one, to allow us to see how your visuals look ahead of commissioning the successful artist. We expect the artist to spend one day shooting for this fee and seek new work.

As this is a digital commission we invite applications from anywhere in the world.

Submit your interest by Monday 28 October, 12pm and we’ll be in touch by early November to inform the successful applicant. All final work must be supplied by Monday 2 December 2019.


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