7 New Creative Opps to Apply for Now: Worldwide, UK, Scotland, Switzerland, Finland, Canada, Wisconsin + New England


Canada: The Great Canadian Bucket List companion blog seeks new travel articles + content, pays $25 for 400-800 words. Topics can range from:

  • adventure
  • food and dining
  • culture
  • history
  • national parks
  • Top 10s or listicles
  • trivia
  • family
  • budget travel
  • luxury travel

Photo essays welcomed. Posts can feature experiences already featured on canadianbucketlist.com, or introduce readers to something new.

Full information + submissions here


Geneva + Liverpool: CERN Seeks International Artists For Full-Time Residency

Any artists want to get up close and personal with the world’s largest and most powerful particle collider? The European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) seeks submissions for its COLLIDE International Award. The lucky winner will get the opportunity to work with a CERN scientist on a project designed to bring art and science together.

COLLIDE International Award grants an artist with a fully funded residency at CERN and FACT. The artist will spend the first two months at CERN, Geneva, followed by a one-month stay at FACT, Liverpool (not necessarily consecutively).

The award includes the following conditions:

  • 15,000 Swiss Francs as an Award.
  • Allowance for two months at CERN, Geneva and one month at FACT, Liverpool.
  • Travel costs and accommodation within a fixed budget for the three months of the artistic residency at CERN and FACT.

Free to apply by May 23, 2016. Full residency program details + application instructions here.


Argyll + Bute, Scotland: New Cove Park Cross-Discipline Arts Residencies, Spring 2017

It’s an exciting time for us as our new Cove Park Artist Centre steadily grows to completion. This spring we would like to offer you the time and space to pursue your practice or work on a creative project whilst in residence at Cove Park.

Our individual, self-contained live/work pods and cubes are perfect for researching, reading and writing, and were designed to offer artists of all disciplines (working singular or together) an uninterrupted focused space to devise, explore, experiment or hone a creative project. We also have three 30sqm studios available to those needing additional room for small group work or individual making-space.

On our outstanding 50-acre site overlooking Loch Long, just 1 hour from Glasgow, we welcome artists from across the world and from all disciplines, allowing enriching and nourishing creative exchange.

Your residency can be part of your professional development or an opportunity to step back and out of everyday life, to imagine new ways of working or plan or complete a commission. We have a sliding scale of reasonable hire charges to help you plan an invaluable stay at Cove Park.

Residencies available throughout March, April + May 2017.

Deadline to apply: May 13, 2016. Full details here. To apply, send an enquiry to Catrin Kemp (Assistant Director) at catrin.kemp@covepark.org.


Finland: International Call for ‘Silence, Awareness, Existence’ Themed Artist Residency

Silence Awareness Existence: A Special themed residency program by Arteles in Hämeenkyrö, Finland

1 or 2-month periods in Nov 2016 – Feb 2017

Visual Arts | Media Art | Sound | Design | Literature | Philosophy | Psychology | Metaphysics | Meditation

Silence Awareness Existence is a special retreat residency program for artists and creative minds working around the theme. It provides a journey into existence through art, silence and solitude, right in the heart of Finnish winter.

Deadline to apply: April 29, 2016. Full details + application instructions here.


Sheboygan, Wisconsin: John Michael Kohler Arts Center + Joint Corning/Kohler Residencies 2017

International Artists in all mediums, emerging or established, invited to apply for individual or joint residencies from two- to six-month that give them access to the Foundry (cast iron/brass) or Pottery (slip-casting) in Kohler Co.’s Kohler, Wisconsin plant. The program provides 24/7 access to industrial studios, technical assistance, time to explore new ideas and techniques, free housing, round-trip transportation, professional photography services, materials, use of industrial equipment, and a modest stipend. Join those who have experienced one of the most unusual residencies in the world!

The Joint Corning/Kohler residency program is open to emerging and established artists. Training in ceramics or metal sculpture is not required, but artists must have experience working with glass, and be capable of quickly mastering the industrial technologies. Artists-in-residence spend one month at The Corning Museum Studio and two–six months in Kohler Co.’s Foundry or Pottery. Successful Joint residency proposals will incorporate a unified project using the resources available at both institutions. 

Free to apply by April 1, 2016.

Hewnoaks Artist Colony Maine

Lovell, Maine: Summer Colony Resident Manager | Hewnoaks Artist Colony

The Hewnoaks Artist Colony is seeking an organized, responsible creative person to live on our beautiful campus on Kezar Lake for the summer. The right candidate will have experience with artists and artist colonies and a willingness to fit their own creative practice around the needs of our residents. Duties will include checking residents in and out each weekend, some cleaning and caring for our cottages, making sure artists have what they need to work, communicating regularly with the Hewnoaks Program Manager and local board members, attending to any sudden facilities issues, and encouraging conversations among resident artists each week.

This position requires living at the Hewnoaks lodge from June 23rd through September 24th and will involve roughly 15-20 hours of work each week depending on the needs of the residents. Applicants must be able to work all or most Saturdays as this is our change-over day, and days away must be scheduled in advance.

Spouses and significant others are welcome to stay as well, but children cannot be accommodated.  

Payment is a $3,000 stipend for the summer + private room and studio space in our main lodge.

Please submit a letter of interest, a resume and three references, saved as one pdf, and email it to: info@hewnoaks.org. Deadline to apply: March 31, 2016.


US Residents, 21+: A Beer Company Will Pay You $12,000 To Travel + Drink Beer All Summer

World of Beer seeks 2 DRINK IT INterns to travel the world, taste + review beers this summer: “We’re inviting a team of interns to travel the world, hopping from brewery to brewery, WOB tavern to WOB tavern to explore beer for themselves and share their stories with WOB drinkers across the country.

“Whether you’re a photographer or writer, social media maverick or beer blog surfer, we are looking for you. Adventure seekers and storytellers, beer experts or novices, brewery nerds and foodie fans all open to apply. So if you want to live, drink and tell the tale to the world, get ready to apply for the chance to share your experience as a Drink It Intern.”

How to apply

Option 1: Online

Fill out a quick application at Worldofbeer.com/drinkitintern and share a one-minute video that shows your passion and interest for the position. The videos should help us get to know you better. Your most epic beer memory, best trip you’ve ever been on, or an ode to your favorite beer are all fair game. Be creative and have fun! Be sure to include links to your social media pages so we can learn more about you!

Option 1: In-person

Interviewees can move their application to the “top of the pile” when they audition at one of WOB’s in-tavern interviews across the country. Candidates should be ready to show us their true personality, wow us with their social media and creative prowess, impress us with their passion for beer and food, and own the stage in front of our panelists.

To be eligible, candidates must be 21 years old by March 1, 2016. Must be a U.S. citizen or have a permanent U.S. work authorization. Open to applicants in all 50 states.

Applications accepted until March 26, 2016. To upload application video or get more information, visit Worldofbeer.com/drinkitintern.



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