Visions of Science Art Bursaries at the University of Bath

on Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Posted in Events

Seeking artists with an idea for work inspired by the sciences

The Andrew Brownsword Gallery at The Edge, Bath, is looking for proposals from artists who have an idea for a piece of work which requires input from the University of Bath’s Faculty of Science.

Deadline: End of Sun 20 May

Free to enter

The bursaries are open to all artists from amateur, to student, graduate or professional and proposed artworks can be in any medium.

Enquiries only:

There are a maximum of 8 bursaries available of up to £1000 each, to use to create a piece of work over the summer to be exhibited in the Visions of Science exhibition in the autumn, from the 15 September to the 13 October.

Proposed works must outline which science department or area of research the artists wishes to work with, reflect on, capture or utilise within their project.

Interested artists can find out more about the departments within the Faculty of Science below:

•    Biology & Biochemistry
•    Chemistry
•    Computer Science
•    Mathematical Sciences
•    Natural Sciences
•    Pharmacy & Pharmacology
•    Physics

Submission is via an online entry form, and all entries need to include a link to a 3 minute video proposal outlining the artists proposal.

Full terms and conditions and the entry form can be found at

Andrew Brownsword Gallery is based at The Edge creation centre at the University of Bath
The Edge is an arts and creativity hub informed by the context of the University of Bath, which encourages and nurtures arts/research collaborations, providing a place where artists, audiences, researchers and academics can find new perspectives and fertile ground to showcase new thinking and ideas.

Mechanical engineers meet sculptors interested in moving structures, architects work with artists to shed new light on the nature of play and how architecture influences it, artists bring together inventing and engineering expertise to create artworks of scientific complexity.

Their year-round programme of exhibitions, performing arts presentations, talks, arts classes, family and community events, provide experiences of educational, emotional and intellectual stimulus, all based around our ethos of bringing together arts, research and adventure.