Neighbourhood Plan - Local Artists We Need You

Our Space are looking for two artists based in the Lincoln Green, Mabgate and Burmantofts areas of Leeds for a paid opportunity to create postcard artwork as part of East Street Arts’ Neighbourhood Plan Project.


Our Space are working with East Street Arts, to shape local development in the area with a creative Neighbourhood Plan and Forum. This work will centre on the voices of residents and gives them the opportunity to have a say on projects, developments and ideas for the area.

To gather interest, they are making postcards with artwork on the front and information about the Neighbourhood Plan on the back. These will be distributed in and around Lincoln Green, Mabgate and Burmantofts.

They are looking for two artists to create visual artwork for the postcards. This can include photography, illustrations, drawing, digital art or any other visual artwork that can be printed on an A6 size postcard.

The artists work should look to community and connectivity in this historic and important areas of Leeds. We also want you to share, through your creative expression, what you love about living and working in your area.

Each successful artist will be paid £100 to create their artwork

Anyone who is interested in becoming one of the artists can email us at with the following info:

• Your name
• Your preferred pronoun
• Confirm that you live in Burmontofts, Mabgate or Lincoln Green
• Confirm that you are over 18 years old
• Some information about yourself. This can be a paragraph about who you are, what you do and what type of art you make
• Any links to your artwork that would help us learn more about what your art


Sharing this opportunity

We would also be grateful if anyone would like to share this call out with other artists in the Lincoln Green, Mabgate and Burmantofts areas.

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