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Prints on Paper is excited to announce its last set of workshops for 2016. Coming up in October and November 2016 we have Drypoint and surface rolling, Watercolour and Linocut printmaking, Colour linocut printmaking and an introduction to Stencil Silkscreening.

GENERAL MANAGER at Arterial Network

Arterial Network seeks a full-time person to ensure the effective operations and administration of all aspects of the Arterial Network, the sound administration of their programmes, motivate and manage a team and the overall day-to-day coordination of the organisation together with its stakeholders, under the supervision of the Executive Committee.

CALL FOR ARTISTS/DESIGNERS - The Cape Town Museum of Childhood

Upcoming Museum of Childhood offers short term contracts for designers' and artists' contribution.


Opportunity with one of the premier auction houses in South Africa for a Jewellery Specialist looking for part-time work.

Arts Journalism of the Year Awards 2016 Now Receiving Entries

Arts writers, broadcasters and photographers across traditional and online media are invited to submit work for consideration in the 2016 National Arts Festival/BASA Arts Journalism of the Year Awards.

Boda Boda Lounge Project 2016: open call

The Boda Boda Lounge Project is a cross-continental video festival that will feature at over 15 spaces throughout Africa between the 18 – 20 November 2016. Boda Boda Lounge Project is currently accepting video art submissions from artists based in Africa and of African descent. Relevant submissions will be put forward for intercontinental screening and exhibition programming.

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Department of Fine Art

Recognising that diversity is important in achieving excellence, Rhodes University especially encourages South African members of underrepresented designated groups to apply.

Invitation to Student-Worker Imbizo in Cape Town

On behalf of the newly constituted UCT Curriculum Change Working Group (CCWG) we would like to invite you to participate in an open Imbizo on various aspects of "curriculum" in particular in relation to the critical issues raised by the various student movements across the curriculum. The space will be facilitated by students as is being planned by students on the committee.

The Southern Summer School - Apply Now!

We now welcome applications for The Southern Summer School, a collective project that brings together art practitioners and cultural workers based in South Africa, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Graphic Design intern at Conte Creatives

We are looking for a creative Graphic designer with up-to-date knowledge to interpret our clients needs and to design solutions with high visual impact.

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