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31 Jul 2015

798 International Children's Art Festival | call for artists and art teachers


798 International Children's Art Festival is one of the biggest children's arts festivals in Asia, held in Beijing and other cities in China. It is looking for inspiring artists and art teachers, based anywhere in the world, to contribute as featured artists and lead online/video streamed art workshops for 798 ICAF 2015. 

798 International Children’s Art Festival is back! And we’re looking for inspiring artists from around the world to lead art workshops and become one of our featured artists at 798 ICAF 2015.

Are you a creative creature? Do you love to share your passion for the arts? Do you want to be part of one of the biggest children’s arts festivals in Asia AND be paid to do so? Then this opportunity is for you!

It doesn’t matter where you’re based, whether it’s Beijing, Beirut or Birmingham, you can get involved! We’re looking for artists to lead English-language workshops on-site as well as teach via live video streaming or create arty educational video tutorials. So you could be based anywhere in the world and still be inspiring young minds as part of the 798 International Children’s Art Festival.

We've got 3 projects to get involved with, including on-site workshops, live video streaming or pre-recorded video tutorials:

1. May 28 - June 1 : 798 ICAF & China Children's Book Expo at the China National Children's Centre in Xizhimen area, Beijing.

2. October : 798 ICAF in multiple cities around China including Xiamen and Wuhan.

3. All year round : Fine Arts Workshop Program, based in 798 Art District, Beijing.

So how do you apply? All you need to do is get in touch, check out the contact details below. We’ll ask you to email us a brief artist’s profile, your CV, a few examples of your work and a workshop proposal. We can’t wait to hear your imaginative workshop ideas and see what great art you’ve been working on!

To learn more about the event - take a look at the 798 ICAF 2014 website

Note: the deadline is indicative - please contact the organisers to see if they are still recruiting. Get in touch very quickly if you are interested in the first dates opportunity listed above!

The call was also listed here and on Facebook and LinkdIn

To find out more, contact:
Harriet Petty
798 ICAF Project Officer