Taking submissions for an existing award or crafting a new competition? Where do you start? Here is the ultimate guide in planning and running a call to submissions - compiling a decade of insights supporting organisations that run open calls.
Zealous Stories: Animation winner, Ali Aschman, is a visual artist working primarily in stop motion animation. Aschman's tactile work is rooted in storytelling, but takes a non-linear and surreal approach, finding its own organic structure through an intuitive and often improvisational process.
Networking is a skill that is critically important, but often nerve-wracking and tricky to navigate. Now more than ever, individuals have had to exercise their networking efforts online – but this doesn’t have to impact you negatively! If you utilise the right resources, you can master the technique and successfully tap into a team of like-minded people who can help you to achieve your goals. Here are some platforms and opportunities to kick-start your online networking journey.
Choosing the right process whilst taking entries could save you hundreds of hours of admin. To save you a little time we've compiled a list of the best submission platforms serving the creative eco-system at this time.
Zealous Stories: Painting winner, Edinburgh-based artist Emily Moore, creates arresting landscape paintings using an amalgamation of personal source images and experiences. Moore's creative process allows her to recall each place and combine them to create new, anonymous landscapes.
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We built Zealous so that everyone has equal access to opportunities. Our commitment to equality is ever-evolving. Here is what we will improve in 2021.
Although we have been robbed of the fresh start we were promised at the start of 2021, we shouldn’t let that deter us from making the most of the year ahead. Here’s how Zealous plans to make the most of this year!