artist call out: celebrating black history month 2023

In partnership with SHOUT Festival and Birmingham Pride, we are celebrating Black History Month 2023 with a creative opportunity! 

We are offering four paid opportunities to Black LGBTQ+ artists living in Birmingham and the surrounding areas, to create an artwork poster highlighting Black History Month. We would like each poster to celebrate the following themes: Birmingham, LGBTQ+ & Black History Month. 

Chosen posters will be shared through Birmingham LGBT, SHOUT Festival and Birmingham Pride social media and Birmingham LGBT centre, with information on each artist. 

£150 per artist, inclusive of VAT. 

4 artist places of any experience level. 

Requirements: We welcome any medium however we require it to be digitally submitted. Size: 1080 x 1350 pixels. 

Deadline to apply: Sunday 22nd October. Chosen artists will be contacted Monday 23rd October. 

To apply, please email the following information to laceymcfadyen@blgbt.org– 

Name and pronouns 

Social media page links for facebook, instagram and twitter (only if you would like to be tagged and your creative profiles shared) 

A short bio about you and your creative practice 

An image example of your creative practice and medium 

This years theme is ‘Saluting Our Sisters’ and the #WEMATTER movement. The theme of ‘Saluting our Sisters’ highlights the crucial role that black women have played in shaping history, inspiring change, and building communities. 

Read more from the official Black History Month website- https://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk

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